Speaking English doesn’t mean forgetting our roots

KUANTAN: Speaking English does not mean we are forgetting our traditions, nor does it mean that we are leaving behind our identity, Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah said today. She said that one can still keep

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Tian Chua to know whether he can contest elections on Nov 6

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today fixed Nov 6 to deliver its decision on whether former Batu MP Chua Tian Chang, better known as Tian Chua, can contest in elections. Judge Datuk Seri Mariana Yahya set the date in her

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Yeoh: Claims that women abuse maternity leave is poppycock

PUTRAJAYA: The thought that women will abuse their maternity leave by spending it on holiday is a just a myth, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh. She said the maternity leave for mothers was to ensure

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Xi: Attempts to break China risk ‘smashed bodies and bones’

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that any attempts to split the nation would result in “bodies smashed and bones ground to powder,” amid four months of anti-Beijing unrest in Hong Kong. Xi issued the dire message during a

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AG Report to govt: Increase revenue, spend wisely

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Government has been advised to continue with efforts to increase revenue through various sources and to adopt prudent spending, said the Auditor-General’s Report 2018, the Federal Government’s Financial Statements. In its recommendation, the audit suggested for

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Lim: Our tax on the rich the lowest in the region

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today that even with the two-percentage point increase in income tax rate for those with taxable income in excess of RM2 million, the rate remains among the lowest in this region. He

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DPM: Women workforce is the key for Malaysia’s development

PUTRAJAYA: Female labour force in Malaysia must be mobilised to help the nation become a developed and high-income country, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said the latest data showed that women participation in

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High court: No evidence Umno received RM2mln from Aset Kayamas

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court ruled that there was no evidence to prove Umno has received RM2 million from Aset Kayamas Sdn Bhd in the former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s corruption trial today. Judge Mohamed

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Guan Eng: Govt stands by roadmap on fiscal consolidation to restore economy

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has designed a three-year financial roadmap to put Malaysia back on fiscal track and restore the country’s economic health despite entrenched uncertainties brought about by the US-China trade war which has permanently reoriented the global supply

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5G implementation, vape sale ban to heat up Dewan Rakyat Q&A session today

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s readiness for the implementation of the 5G broadband technology and suggestion to ban the sale of vape will be among the main focus at the Dewan Rakyat today. According to the Dewan Rakyat order papers posted

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