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No evidence vape is safe to treat smoking addiction

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry today stressed that it did not find any evidence or study which shows the usage of vape and electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) is safe to treat smoking addiction. Deputy Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said the

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Loan shark, vape and suicide focus of Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: Measures taken by the government to address the rampant activities of illegal money lenders or ah long syndicates is expected to be among the focus of today’s assembly. According to the Dewan Rakyat order papers posted on the

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Azmin: Khazanah Nasional will remain MAB main shareholder

KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd will remain as an influential and important shareholder under a new structure of Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. He said the government through Khazanah and Malaysia Aviation

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Dr M: Existing civil servants will receive pensions

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today assured that civil servants currently in service and has confirmed their status in the pension scheme will continue to receive the benefits of the scheme. He said retirement benefits enjoyed by

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Defiant Mahathir stands by Kashmir comments

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that he will not retract his comments on the Jammu and Kashmir issue, despite boycott threats of Malaysian palm oil by India. “We speak out our mind and we don’t retract and

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Dr M: Govt looking at ways to protect gig economy workers

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is studying the formulation of legislation to prevent employers from oppressing workers in the gig economy and look after the welfare of workers in the sector, said prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said at

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Welfare of gig economy workers, MAS staff get Dewan Rakyat’s attention

KUALA LUMPUR: The question on whether the government is prepared to regulate the gig economy to protect the welfare of workers in the sector is among the issues which will be raised at Dewan Rakyat today. According to Dewan Rakyat

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Lynas: Stricter conditions aim to end radioactive residue production

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s move to impose stricter conditions to be met by the rare earth mining company, Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) for the extension of its operating licence, is aimed, among others, at ending the production of radioactive

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Most complaints to EAIC involve police personnel

About 75% of complaints which were received by the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) involves police personnel, since it was set up in 2004 to date. ‘’Meanwhile, the rest involved 20 other enforcement agencies,’’ said Minister in the Prime Minister’s

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Low cost carriers and poverty among focus of Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s move to encourage low cost carriers either locally or internationally so that more Malaysians can enjoy cheaper air fares, is expected to steal the show at the Dewan Rakyat today. According to the Dewan Rakyat order

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