DPM: Malaysia to learn from Holland on ways to mitigate floods

BAGAN SERAI: The government will learn from Holland on the best method of handling the floods in this country, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Wan Azizah, who is also the Central Disaster Committee chairman,

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Thunberg declines environmental award

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg declined Nordic Council’s environmental award 2019, saying climate movement does not need awards, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting Thunberg’s Instagram. “I have decided to decline this prize. Here’s why: ‘I am currently traveling through California and

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Floods: 2,143 victims from six states still at evacuation centres

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 2,143 flood victims in Perlis, Perak, Kedah, Penang, Johor and Selangor were still staying at the Temporary Evacuation Centres (PPS) until 9 o’clock this morning. However, the figure was lower than the 2,345 victims who

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Zuraida: Malaysia will appear deserted if houses are unoccupied

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be seen as a deserted land if the issue of unsold surplus houses and properties now estimated to reach almost RM100 billion is not promptly addressed, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. Zuraida said

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Lim: Details on 2nd Samurai bond to be made soon

KUALA LUMPUR: Information on the second Samurai bond issuance will be announced through a formal statement, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said this was to avoid misinterpretation on the Samurai bond. “We will let you know by a

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Simple moderate Karmaine, an advantage for PH

PONTIAN: The simple and moderate personality of Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate, Karmaine Sardini is seen as an advantage for ruling coalition to garner the support of the local community in the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election on Nov 16. Johor Amanah

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Mum’s 15 years jail for causing death to her child upheld by court

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has upheld the 15 years jail sentence on a young mother who pleaded guilty to causing the death of her two years and eight months old daughter. The Court of Appeal three-member panel comprising Datuk

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ASEAN must take bold economic reform to cushion impacts of trade war

KUALA LUMPUR: ASEAN member states must take bold and effective measures to bolster their economies to cushion the impact of the ongoing trade war between the United States (US) and China which has yet to show any sign of resolution.

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EC distributes voter’s card to 52,978 Tanjung Piai voters

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) has distributed voter’s card to 52,978 Tanjung Piai constituents since October 16 to encourage voters and facilitate the voting process. EC chairman Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun said in a statement today that the number included

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RHB supports SME growth in Laos

KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Banking Group is intensifying cross-border efforts while strengthening collaboration with the Laos government to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to build and expand their businesses regionally. RHB in a statement today said, RHB Bank Lao Ltd,

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