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Two Malaysians arrested in separate drug ops in Singapore

SINGAPORE:A 23-year-old male Malaysian driver was arrested as 2898gram of cannabis and 125gram of ‘ice’ or crystal methamphetamine were seized from an arriving Malaysia-registered car at Tuas Checkpoint on Feb 6. In its website today, Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority

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Malaysia ensures Singapore panic buying doesn’t spread to Johor

PUTRAJAYA: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) has been conducting surveillance in Johor since Saturday to ensure there is no panic buying of essential food or household items by Singaporeans in the state. The ministry in a statement yesterday

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Strong quake hits Java, Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: A strong earthquake , with a magnitude of 6.5 on the Richter scale hit Java, Indonesia, at  2.12 am Thursday (Feb 6). According to a statement by the Malaysian Meteorological Department, the quake occurred 125 kilometres (km) north of  Surabaya

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Malaysia more proactive in containing coronavirus infections compared to SARS in 2002

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has been more prepared and proactive, and has also acted faster in containing the novel coronavirus compared to previous times when faced with dangerous infections such as SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), the Nipah virus and Ebola.

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🚨 Rising coronavirus deaths a cause of alarm for all, including Malaysia

PUCHONG: China said that the number of those affected by the coronavirus increased from 2,887 to 4,515, an increase of 56% in a single day! Deaths increased by 29% to 106. This is just the beginning. The numbers are expected

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Jeyakumar: Wish to see a more harmonious Malaysia

The PSM would like to wish everyone celebrating, a Merry Christmas, and all Malaysians a Happy New Year. But we all have to pause and take note that if we really want to build a happy future for our nation

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Malaysia eyes opportunity to send Islamic banking graduates to work abroad

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is looking for opportunities to send local Islamic banking graduates to work abroad, according to deputy finance minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah. Looking at the country’s achievement after being crowned as the global leader in Islamic banking, he

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Nyonya popo: Differing religions not an obstacle to social harmony

MALACCA: “Differing religions should not be an obstacle for people to live together in harmony and acceptance,” said a Buddhist grandmother who brought up her Muslim granddaughter for 23 years. Tan Guan Neo, 75, who is more popularly known as

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Malaysia’s silat receives UNESCO recognition

KUALA LUMPUR: The martial arts ‘silat’ has been successfully inscribed under the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity category by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) this year. The recognition was given at the

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