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New code of ethics aims to empower journalists in news delivery, says deputy communications minister

KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 — The revised Malaysian Code of Ethics for Journalists that was launched recently is an effort to empower the role of journalists in delivering news and information, said Deputy Communications Minister Teo Nie Ching. In refuting

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Socso, Human Resources Ministry given a month to develop new upskilling training module

SHAH ALAM, March 1 — The Social Security Organisation (Socso) and the Ministry of Human Resources (MoHR) have been given a month to develop a new upskilling training module to produce more competent workers. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim

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Over two million job seekers registered with MYFutureJobs portal

SHAH ALAM, March 1 — A total of 2,460,189 job seekers were registered with the MYFutureJobs portal as of December last year, said Human Resources Minister Steven Sim Chee Keong. He said of these, 46,000 of them are persons with

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Fisheries Dept in process of gazetting Mersing islands for protection of dugong, seagrass

PUTRAJAYA, March 1 — The Department of Fisheries (DoF) is researching and active in the process of gazetting the waters around the Mersing cluster of islands in Johor specifically to provide protection for the dugong and its habitat, which is

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Proposal to mandate 70pc of official govt assistance items to be Bumiputera products at economic congress

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 29 ― The proposal to mandate 70 per cent of purchases of items for official government aid programmes, such as flood relief boxes, food baskets, and Rahmah Sales, to be Bumiputera-owned halal products was among those put forward

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Selangor PAS chief confirms received Selangor Sultan’s reprimand against Hadi, declines comment

KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 — Selangor PAS chief Datuk Ab. Halim Tamuri has confirmed receiving the Selangor Sultan’s letter that rebuked his party’s president, Tan Sri Abdul Hadi Awang, over recent claims about the position of Islam in Malaysia. Local

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Appeals Court affirms conviction, reduce jail sentence against ex-Tronoh assemblyman Paul Yong

PUTRAJAYA, March 1 ― The Court of Appeal here today reduced the 13-year imprisonment to eight years jail with two strokes of the cane on former Tronoh Assemblyman Paul Yong Choo Kiong for raping his maid, five years ago. In

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AGC yet to decide on Rosmah’s third representation to drop charges

KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 ― The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) has yet to decide on the third representation by Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor for the 12 money laundering charges involving more than RM7 million and five charges of failing to

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Agong conveys 91st anniversary wishes to Malaysian Army personnel, veterans

KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 ― His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, King of Malaysia, has conveyed greetings to all Malaysian Army personnel and veterans, and those who have served the military branch, in conjunction with its 91st anniversary today (March 1). Sultan

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Cops raid Rohingya settlement in Seremban, nab 29

SEREMBAN, March 1 ― The police raided a residential area in Sikamat here, which is alleged to have been a settlement of foreigners, with the majority consisting of Rohingya ethnic groups, for nearly 20 years, in an integrated operation, yesterday.

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