Lim to banks: Good job in removing over the counter charges

PUTRAJAYA: The Finance Ministry has welcomed the termination of transaction charges, imposed by 26 commercial banks on cash and cheque transactions for credit cards and financing repayments over the counter of up to RM2 and 50 sen at cash deposit

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Dr M: Three more years at most and I’m out

NEW YORK: I will throw in the towel as prime minister before the next general election, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “I promise that I would step down before the next general election and give way to another person.  “So,

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IGP: Police will relaunch probe on Adib’s death

KUALA LUMPUR: The police will reinvestigate the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim following the inquest into his death concluding that he died due to assault by unknown persons. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said that

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Japan: China a bigger threat than nuclear-armed North Korea

China’s growing military might has replaced North Korean belligerence as the main security threat to Japan, Tokyo’s annual defence review indicated yesterday, despite signs that Pyongyang could have nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles. The document’s security assessment on China comes after a

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Dr M: We may list Petronas’ subsidiary

NEW YORK: The government may consider listing one of Petronas’ subsidiary to make Bursa Malaysia more attractive. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Petronas Carigali was one of the companies being considered, adding that there were also other possibilities.

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Coroner: Adib’s death was due to criminal act, police failed to respond

SHAH ALAM: The Coroner’s Court in Shah Alam ruled that the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim was due to criminal act, perpetrated by two or three unknown individuals. In her verdict after a gruelling 41-days of hearing, Coroner

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Police probing Umno leader for linking Penang shooting to religion

PETALING JAYA: The police are investigating Puteri Umno vice chief Nurul Amal Mohd Fauzi for allegedly calling the man who run amok in Penang as martyr for defending Islam. According to Malay daily Berita Harian, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri

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Haze: Air quality improves across Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 68 areas in the Peninsula, Sabah and Sarawak, have recorded moderate and good air quality with the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings below 100. Based on the Malaysian Air Pollutant Index Management System (APIMS) portal’s

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Whistleblower: White House covering-up on Trump-Ukraine scandal

WASHINGTON: A whistleblower report released yesterday said President Donald Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraine’s interference in the 2020 US election for his political benefit, but that the White House tried to “lock down” evidence

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US hopes India will lift Kashmir curbs soon

NEW YORK: The US hopes to see rapid action by India to lift restrictions it has imposed in Kashmir and the release of detainees there, the senior US diplomat for South Asia said yesterday. Alice Wells, the acting assistant secretary

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