Did Putrajaya grab Bintulu Port?

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is studying whether Bintulu Port is among the state’s assets being administered by the federal government without the consent of its legislative assembly, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing said today.  “The state government is

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All calm on Selangor coastal fronts

SHAH ALAM: The high tide phenomenon which hit the coastal areas of Selangor is reported to be under control today with no cases of seawater overflowing. A check at the Telok Gong fishing jetty at Port Klang, near here, showed

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Iran closes gaps with France on nuclear deal

DUBAI: Iran and France’s views have become closer over Tehran’s nuclear deal, mainly after phone calls between President Hassan Rouhani and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Iran’s government spokesman said. “Fortunately the points of views have become closer on many

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BAM: There is room for improvement but it is not that bad

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) admitted that there is room for improvement in the governing body’s structure and management styles, but the current situation is not as bad as reported by an English daily today. BAM in

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Hong Kong students boycott classes after weekend of violence

HONG KONG: Thousands of Hong Kong university and school students swapped classes for democracy demonstrations, the latest act of defiance in an anti-government movement that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its biggest political crisis in decades. The boycott follows

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Sri Lankan boat with 13 asylum seekers intercepted

SYDNEY: Australia’s military intercepted a Sri Lankan boat carrying 13 asylum-seekers last month, Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said on Monday, as Canberra sought to defend the relocation of a Tamil family to a remote detention centre. Dutton said

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Fired from truck driving, gunman goes on shooting rampage

DENVER: The man who killed seven people and wounded 22 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas on Saturday was fired from his trucking job hours before the massacre, media and officials reported. Details about the Labour Day weekend

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Just attend meetings and sort it out

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR secretary general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail has dismissed efforts for reconciliation between the faction led by party deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali who have been absent from weekly political bureau and monthly Central Leadership Council (MPP)

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S&P maintains stable outlook for M’sian banks, flags fintech effect

KUALA LUMPUR: S&P Global Ratings is maintaining a stable outlook on all Malaysian banks but flags external challenges and the financial technology (fintech) effect that could radically disrupt their industry. Malaysia’s banks are battling on multiple fronts namely a trade

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Tech support: Singapore seeks foreign talent for key sector

SINGAPORE: Singapore is pursuing more foreign tech talent as it ramps up efforts to grow the sector, its trade minister said, adding that locals would also benefit from the plans amid concerns about preserving jobs as the economy sours. The

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