Cloud seeding to be expanded to other states if haze worsens

SERI ISKANDAR: Cloud seeding operations in Sarawak and Selangor will be extended to other states if the haze worsens there, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Deputy Minister Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis today. She said however that if the

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Haze: Do what you must, Yeo tells Indonesia

PUTRAJAYA: Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin urged the Indonesian government to do what it takes to tackle the haze situation affecting the region. This comes after the Indonesian authorities singled out four Malaysian-linked companies

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Dr M: Shared Prosperity Vision is about closing economic gap

PUTRAJAYA: The Shared Prosperity Vision is an effort to close the gap between the rich and the poor, urban and rural as well as worker’s income, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Speaking at a media conference today, after

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Cops release PSM leader after Raja Permaisuri Agong, gov’t leaders’ criticism

PUCHONG: The police decided to abandon their plan to seek remand to detain Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) youth chief Khalid Ismath and released him on police bail. This came after the police received widespread condemnation from government backbenchers, non-governmental organisations

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Zahid to Umno and PAS: Don’t play racial politics, practise moderation

KUALA LUMPUR: Do not get trapped by narrow racial politics, said Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today at a speech at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC). Speaking after signing the Umno-PAS cooperation pledge, Zahid also said both

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Hadi to Zahid: We’re family now, let’s win the people’s trust

With the formalisation of the Umno-PAS charter today, PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang offered an olive branch to their new found ally; join the PAS-led state governments in Kelantan and Terengganu. “There are definitely plans. Umno is family

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Erdogan: We may purchase US Patriot missiles

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will discuss buying US Patriot missiles with President Donald Trump this month, saying his personal bond with the US leader could overcome a crisis caused by Ankara buying Russian air defence systems.

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Hong Kong protesters plan shopping mall sit-ins

HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan sit-ins at shopping malls today after a night in which protesters took to the hills to form lantern-carrying human chains, the latest demonstrations in months of unrest in the Chinese-ruled city. Demonstrators also

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India’s crackdown on Kashmir will spur Muslim extremism globally

MUZAFFARABAD: India’s crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world’s Muslims into extremism, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during a fiery speech yesterday, in the part of the disputed territory administered by Pakistan. India

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‘Till debt do us part’ – AKPK offers pre-marriage course on finances

The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK), in collaboration with the National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN), has come up with an online pre-marriage module known as ‘I Do You Do Duit Together’ to help potential brides and

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