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Govt maintains freeze on increase in toll rates to help rakyat

PETALING JAYA: In efforts to help the rakyat (people), the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is sticking to its decision to freeze increase in toll rates across the country this year, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said the decision

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High pay among promises made by a human trafficking syndicate

KUALA LUMPUR: They are promised employment with high pay but in reality they are being confined and lured into forced labour and prostitution. This tactic is not new to the syndicate of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in

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Government must keep momentum to pass IPCMC Bill

The decision of the government to postpone the further reading of the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) to the next Dewan Rakyat sitting is disappointing, but we must not lose hope. I urge the government to continue with

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Ong Kian Ming: Government encourages technology in B2G sector

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is encouraging the development of technology and innovation to spur the growth of the business to government (B2G) sector especially in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), said Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong

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MB: Chinese cemetery: govt has not made decision

SEREMBAN: The state government has still not made a decision to allow a private company to develop 141 hectares of land in the Malaysia Vision Valley 2.0 (MVV 2.0) into a Chinese cemetery, the State Legislative Assembly sitting was told

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Dr M on quitting: People still love me, always taking selfies with me!

PUCHONG: Despite getting flak from the public and growing resentment against his leadership, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad insisted that Malaysians still love him and yearn for his leadership. He offered a ’solid’  proof to his claim; People still

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Rationalisation committee formed to restructure total number of civil service positions

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government has set up a committee to restructure the number of positions in the public service, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Mohamed Hanipa Maidin. The committee will identify functional overlaps between departments and agencies, and

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LRT Project: Penang to set up SPV to issue bonds

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government will set up a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to issue bonds to pay for the state’s light rail transit (LRT) project. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the bonds will be guaranteed by the federal

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Lee calls on lawmakers to speak up on mental health issues

KUALA LUMPUR: Mental Health Promotion Advisory Council member Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye today called on Members of Parliament (MPs) to give serious attention to mental health issues in the country. He also urged the government to abolish laws criminalising

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Govt will act over discriminations against job seekers

PUTRAJAYA: The government will definitely take action in the event of discriminations by employers against job applicants even though there is no specific law that protects job seekers, said Human Resources Deputy Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar . He said the Employment Act

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