Anwar as PM: Up to God to decide

AMPANG: Only God can decide whether PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim can become the eighth prime minister after incumbent premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad steps down, said PKR vice president, Zuraida Kamaruddin. “I can plan anything. If Allah says

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“Sell assets and you may lose votes, Pakatan”

PUCHONG: A backbencher has warned that the government’s plan to sell nation’s assets in a bid to settle debts would cause the people to vote Pakatn Harapan out in the next general election. “If the Pakatan Harapan led government under

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Curfew extension in ESSZone

KOTA KINABALU: The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone), which ends tomorrow, has been extended until October 8, said Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah. He said the curfew from 6pm to

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Typhoon Tapah cuts off power in Okinawa

TOKYO: A powerful Typhoon Tapah hit Japan’s southern Okinawa islands Saturday, cutting power to more than 15,000 homes and grounding hundreds of flights. Tapah – packing wind gusts of up to 180 kilometres per hour – is now moving north

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Iran claims it will destroy any aggressor

DUBAI: Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and US officials blamed

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Bracing for airport protest after night of violent clashes

HONG KONG: Hong Kong announced new curbs on rail travel on Sunday ahead of the latest in a series of planned protests targeting the airport after a night of widespread violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory. Anti-government protesters have

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Johan Setia tops haze index

PUCHONG: Johan Setia in Selangor continues to top in the haze index at 193 at 9am. In neighbouring Kuala Lumpur, Batu Muda recorded 171. In Tasek Ipoh, Perak the reading was 168. The highest air pollution index reading in Penang

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RM79.4 million local shares offloaded from Sept 17 to 19

KUALA LUMPUR: International investors turned net sellers on Bursa Malaysia last week, offloaded RM79.4 million worth of local equities between Sept 17 to 19, in contrast with the RM247.1 million of foreign net buying registered for the same period the

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