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Govt allows film production work after Aidilfitri

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Film Directors Association (FDAM) welcomes the government’s decision to allow the industry players to continue with their production work after Aidilfitri. Although their appeal to be allowed to do continue with their work before the Aidilfitri

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Lim: PN leaders are capable of a world class joke

At least, the Perikatan Nasional (PN) leaders are capable of a world-class joke – one day to promise a world-class governance and the next day to destroy the basis for a world-class governance by outlawing parliamentary oversight and scrutiny! The

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Agong wants govt to help Covid-19 hit businesses

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah said the government needs to look for ways to help companies and businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. His Majesty expressed hope that the initiatives taken by the Economic

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Court to set new dates for Zahid’s trial

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here will fix new dates for the trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who is facing charges of corruption, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and money laundering involving funds from Yayasan

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Development on CMCO to be known today

KUALA LUMPUR: Further development on the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) is expected to be made known through a special address by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today. Nevertheless, no matter what the government decides, the people still have to get

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Trader nabbed for selling sugar above ceiling price

IPOH: A sundry shopkeeper in Seri Iskandar near here was caught selling coarse sugar at RM2.90 a kilogramme which is above the ceiling price during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO). The Manjung branch office head of the Domestic Trade and

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MCO: Single mother makes face mask to support children

GEORGE TOWN: A loss of RM18,000 after turning down orders to make about 300 Hari Raya clothes did not break the spirit of single mother Mahani Udit to seek other opportunities to earn income using her sewing skills. On the

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Brazil government, banks in talks about bailing out companies

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO: Brazil’s Economy Ministry is talking with banks about providing bailouts to sectors such as airlines, automakers, power companies and large retailers to help them survive the coronavirus crisis, bank executives confirmed on Wednesday in live presentations. Reuters reported

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Lim: “Act Fast and Do Whatever It Takes”, to save Malaysia

Three weeks ago, I called on the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to immediately adopt a new government motto “Act Fast and Do Whatever It Takes” to save people’s lives, jobs and livelihoods in the unprecedented invisible war against

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An open letter to Dato’ Hans Isaac

Dear Dato’ Hans, Since this is my first time writing this email to you, please accept my heartiest congratulations for becoming FINAS Chairman which mark one year in administration. First, I am nobody. I have worked for the Government sector

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