18 illegals detained at Semanggol R&R

IPOH: The Perak Immigration Department detained 18 illegal immigrants during an integrated operation carried out at the Semanggol rest and service (R&R) area of the North-South Expressway yesterday. Its director Kamalludin Ismail said those detained were among 103 immigrants of

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Former 1MDB CEO received 18 months’ bonus

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today heard that the former chief executive officer (CEO) of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) received 18 months’ bonus in 2012, when he was earning over RM80,000 per month. Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi, 49,

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Trader in coma after assaulted and robbed

GEORGE TOWN: Police have detained two men and are hunting down another for suspected involvement in the assault and robbery of a trader, causing him to go into a coma, at a parking area behind the Sandilands Condominium here early

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Jakoa will not marginalise Batek Orang Asli community

GUA MUSANG: The Orang Asli Development Department (JAKOA) will not marginalise the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh after the recent tragedy that resulted in the death of 15 members of the community due to measles outbreak in May. On

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PDRM: Do not organise ‘private parties’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) have warned all groups especially youths against holding private parties as they would be exposed to the usage of banned substances and immoral activities. Bukit Aman Narcotics CID director Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader

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Govt urged to provide incentives to youth in agriculture

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) expressed hope that the government, through the 2020 Budget which will be tabled on Oct 11, will provide incentives to youth who are involved in agriculture, similar to the ones previously practised by the

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Maszlee at the premiere of Tamil drama ‘Raatchasi’

KUALA LUMPUR: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik wants society to share stories of the successes of teachers they know to inspire other educators. Referring to the character of a firm headmistress, Geeta Rani in a Tamil film, Raatchasi from India, he believed

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Guan Eng: Between development and managing debts, you can’t be biased

PUTRAJAYA: Information can be a double-edged sword, depending on how it is being perceived and in the case of the country’s debt level, all is well as the government is balancing it within its means, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.

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#BoycottMalaysia is Trending on Twitter As Netizens Slams Mahathir

#BoycottMalaysia hashtag seems to be trending on Twitter following Tun Mahathir’s statements about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir In the midst of tweeting about the mistreatment against Rohingyas in Rakhine State and Palestinians in their own country, Tun M

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Modi threatened with ‘nuclear Armageddon’ if Kashmir conflict continues

INDIA has been warned that any further conflict could transform into “nuclear armageddon” in Kashmir. Tensions between the two countries threatened to spill over into all-out conflict earlier this year over the disputed region of Kashmir. Such is the security risk

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