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MPIC negotiating for exemption to secure 20,000 foreign workers

MELAKA: The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) is working to obtain a government exemption from the foreign labour hiring freeze in order to secure 20,000 foreign workers. Its minister, Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali, said this was

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Man killed, believed to be electrocuted

KUCHING: A 37-year-old man was found dead, believed to have been electrocuted, at a Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) substation in Kampung Muara Tebas here, at about 10.51pm yesterday. Kuching district police chief ACP Awang Din Awang Gani, when contacted today, confirmed

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Sabah to ban inter-district travel next Monday

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government has decided to ban any inter-district activity throughout the enforcement of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) beginning May 10 to 16 except for emergencies. Sabah Local Government and Housing Minster Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun,

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Airport takeover by private entity not uncommon

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has stated that it is not uncommon for the market to submit proposals to the government on developing new airports or to take over an existing airport. The airport operator said this in

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Entrepreneur produces 30,000 frozen kelupis for Ramadan, Syawal

PAPAR: An entrepreneur has to produce about 30,000 pieces of traditional food kelupis to meet the overwhelming demand from customers during Ramadan and Syawal. Nurelyana Shafiqah Alitus Abdullah (pix), 38, said her home-based frozen product had been marketed at local

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MITI concludes successful trade mission to Saudi Arabia, UAE

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MITI) has concluded a successful trade and investment mission to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with renewed commitment from both countries to escalate the unique and special relations with Malaysia

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13th IGP outlines three key focus to enhance PDRM’s service, integrity, people’s well-being

Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani has outlined three key focus towards making the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) a police force that safeguards peace, with integrity and serves the community. He said they are to strengthen integrity

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Agong congratulates Pandelela on winning gold in world cup

KUALA LUMPUR : The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today congratulated national diver Pandelela Rinong on winning the gold in the women’s individual 10 metre platform event at the 2021 FINA World Cup diving tournament in Japan,

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Sultan Muhammad V concerned with surge in Covid-19 cases in Kelantan

KOTA BHARU: The Sultan of Kelantan Sultan Muhammad V has expressed concern over the surge in COVID-19 cases in the , having recorded a three digit number daily since middle of last month. The Kelantan Sultan’s senior private secretary, Datuk

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Muhyiddin congratulates Pandelela on winning gold in World Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Perdana Menteri Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today congratulated national diving queen Pandelela Rinong for winning the gold medal in the women’s individual 10 meter (m) platform event at the 2021 FINA World Cup diving tournament in Japan, yesterday. In

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