Kelantan govt’s RM2 million allocation for sports boosts state’s preparation for Sukma

KOTA BHARU: The RM2 million allocation for sports announced by the Kelantan government will boost efforts by sports associations in the state in preparing their athletes for the Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Johor next year. Kelantan Boxing Association (PSBNK) president

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Remand extended: Suspect in case of discovery of eight human body parts

MELAKA: The remand order for the Singaporean man who is suspected of being involved in the case of the discovery of eight human body parts, believed to be that of more than one person, in the bushes in Kampung Ladang,

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Jokowi to announce new Cabinet on Sunday

JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will announce his new Cabinet after he is sworn-in as the republic’s president for the 2019- 2024 term this Sunday. “I will announce it immediately after my appointment as president on October 20, either

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Peter Rowan’s proclaiming the peacemaker and seeking reconciliation

In June 2006, an Irishman Peter Rowan got the last of 3,042 questionnaires completed by Christians in 17 Protestant churches in Malaysia. The questionnaire, with 18 questions, was designed to explore respondents’ attitudes to the church’s role in society. Months

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38 years imprisonment for fisherman who sexually assaulted 15-year-old stepdaughter

IPOH: A 36-year-old fisherman was sentenced to 38 years in prison and 23 strokes of the cane by the sessions court here yesterday, after pleading guilty to 22 sexual offences against his 15-year-old stepdaughter, with the attacks beginning when she was

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MCA to AG Chambers: Why refuse to prosecute sex predators?

PUCHONG: The MCA hurled brickbats on Attorney General (AG) Tan Sri Tommy Thomas for using his discretionary powers in refusing to prosecute senior students who sexually abused a junior three years ago. In a fiery statement against Thomas, MCA spokesperson

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Orang Asli to be appointed to Inter-Religious Committee

PUTRAJAYA: The Orang Asli will be appointed to the 2020-2021 session of the Committee for the Promotion of Inter-Religious Understanding and Harmony among Adherents (JKMPKA), said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, P. Waytha Moorthy today. Waytha Moorthy, who holds

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Deepavali 2019:15,000 expected to attend Open House in Ipoh

PUTRAJAYA: The 2019 Deepavali Open House to be held in Ipoh, Perak on Nov 16 is expected to draw 15,000 visitors.  Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) secretary-general Datuk Isham Ishak said various cultural events would be held in conjunction with the event to

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UM can’t simply revoke student’s scroll, Hakam tells varsity leaders

PUCHONG: Universiti Malaya (UM) has no absolute discretion in withholding or revoking a graduate’s scroll, said National Human Rights Society (Hakam) today. In a statement, Hakam president Gurdial Singh Nijar also hurled brickbats at National Professors Council (MPN) for coming

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Govt will act over discriminations against job seekers

PUTRAJAYA: The government will definitely take action in the event of discriminations by employers against job applicants even though there is no specific law that protects job seekers, said Human Resources Deputy Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar . He said the Employment Act

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