Anwar: 12 candidates capable of assuming Johor PKR chairmanship

BATU PAHAT: There are 12 candidates capable of filling the Johor PKR chairman’s post vacated by Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim, said party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today. Hassan reportedly submitted his resignation letter to Anwar in the

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Nora Anne to be laid to rest in Belfast come Tuesday

PUCHONG: Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, who was found dead in a forest near The Dusun Resort in Negeri Sembilan last month, will be laid to rest after a funeral in Belfast, Northern Ireland, next week. According to Britain’s Daily

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Typhoon Lingling: One dies, hundreds of accidents in South Korea

SEOUL: At least one South Korean was killed today as Typhoon Lingling made landfall here, bringing heavy rains and strong winds that also caused hundreds of minor accidents throughout the nation, Yonhap news agency reported. A woman in her 70s

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Anwar: Everyone should have mastery of Bahasa Melayu

BATU PAHAT: The command of Bahasa Melayu among the people at both federal and state levels should be further improved. Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said the command of the national language could be better in official matters

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India in grief as moon landing mission fails

NEW DELHI: India’s ambitious moon mission ended in disappointment after communication with the lander, in the final moments of its descent, was lost. A successful Chandrayaan-2 mission would have made India the fourth country – after the United States, Russia

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Buy Malaysian products first

BUTTERWORTH: Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail today called on the public to buy Malaysian products first rather than only to focus on buying products of bumiputeras. He said for a multi-racial country like Malaysia,

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Eight areas in Sarawak record unhealthy API

MIRI: Eight areas in Sarawak recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings compared to six yesterday, with Kuching registering very unhealthy API at 204, as at 9am this morning. Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) secretariat head, Major Ismail Mahedin

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Typhoon Lingling enters Korean Peninsula

Hurricane Dorian has been dominating the weather news for the last few days. But a more powerful storm is heading towards the Korean Peninsula. Typhoon Lingling is the 13th one of the year. It is currently located about 320 kilometres

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Business associations press the gov’t to end deforestation in Amazon

RASILIA/SAO PAULO: Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released yesterday, adding to concerns over fires already ravaging the region. The Brazilian Amazon is facing

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Hong Kong protests to target airport after night of violence

HONG KONG: Hong Kong protesters plan to block one of the world’s busiest airports today after a night of violence in which police used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up crowds, the latest clashes in 14 weeks of

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