Dr M: Direct negotiations needed for certain procurement

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said it cannot be denied that there is a need for the government to conduct direct negotiation for procurement or purchases in some cases. He said that this has to be done “when

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MoHR: Let your staff work from home

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Human Resources (MoHR) today urged employers to let their staff work from home to ensure their health is not adversely affected by the prolonged haze season. Stating the matter was raised during the weekly Cabinet meeting

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No stations recorded good air quality

PUTRAJAYA: No stations recorded good air quality status today, according to the Department of Environment (DOE). In fact, it said six stations in Sarawak recorded a very unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings as at 2 pm. The stations are

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Netanyahu to Gantz: Let’s form a unity govt

JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged his main rival, former general Benny Gantz, to join him in a broad, governing coalition after Israel’s election ended with no clear winner. A spokeswoman for Gantz, leader of the centrist Blue and White

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HUR, a leader in resolving ageing, rehabilitation and maintaining wellness

HUR (Helsinki University Research) is a world-leading training solution offers well-proven exercising concepts for active ageing, rehabilitation and the inclusive wellness market. Every feature of HUR’s solutions has been designed to simplify use, ensure safety, and increase motivation – for

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Dr M: Govt to impose body cameras on law enforcers

PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed to implement the use of body cameras on law enforcement officers such as police, Immigration and Customs to prevent abuse and misconduct, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said. He said the proposal for the

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Celine Dion: I’m not ready to date yet

Legendary singer Celine Dion is getting ready to release her first English album since the death of her husband and embark on a tour, but the singer said dating is the one thing she’s not ready to do yet. “I

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Haze: Govt to declare emergency if API breaches 500

KUALA LUMPUR: The government reiterated that an emergency will be declared if pollution caused by the haze forces Air Pollutant Index (API) reading to hit the 500 mark. Energy, Science, Technology, Environment, and Climate Change Ministry (MESTECC) said this in

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Ku Nan bids to recuse judge on corruption trial

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor today filed a motion to recuse the trial judge, postponing his RM1 million corruption trial. Tengku Adnan, popularly known as Ku Nan, filed a motion to remove Justice

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‘Jho Low manipulated Najib’

KUALA LUMPUR: Prosecution witness Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin testified that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho alias Jho Low may have manipulated former premier, Datuk Seri Najib Razak regarding 1MDB. He said this while being cross examined by lead defence counsel Tan

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