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Malaysia 3rd worst Asian country for solo female travel

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has been ranked the third worst country in Asia for solo female travel in a research by Asher & Lyric, an independent travel blog based in Australia. The “Women’s Danger Index” was based on research from sources

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Dr Dzulkefly: Malaysia will continue to help in disaster management

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will continue to assist and support disaster-affected countries through its knowledge and skills in global disaster management. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said over the years, the local emergency services had matured and transformed gradually

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Azmin: Malaysia actively pursuing energy market reforms

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is actively pursuing energy market reforms to enhance the country’s attractiveness as the preferred destination for energy investments, said the Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today. The government according to him, continue to strive

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Malaysia’s first plane observation deck at KLIA

SEPANG: Malaysia’s first outdoor plane observation deck has opened its door to plane spotters at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here. Named ‘Anjung Spotter’ with a construction cost of RM300,000, it can accommodate 40 people at any one time

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Buck up and tell Malaysia’s success stories, Mr Ministers

PUCHONG: Cabinet ministers especially those in charge of economy, finance and trade have been urged to buck up in telling the success stories of Malaysia instead of relying on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “It’s unreasonable to leave everything

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Nikkei: Malaysian manufacturers upbeat on future output volume

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian manufacturers were the most upbeat towards future output volumes since October 2013, which was a multi-year high, despite the current manufacturing trend taking a dip. According to the May Nikkei Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), businesses have planned

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‘EU would still use Malaysian palm oil’

KUALA LUMPUR: Outgoing Sime Darby executive deputy chairman and managing director Tan Sri Mohd Bakke Salleh is confident that Malaysian palm oil would still enter the European Union market despite a ban on using it as biofuel. This is because

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Bangladesh picks up 58 Malaysia-bound Rohingya at sea

TEKNAF: Bangladesh coast guards on Thursday stopped 58 Rohingya refugees from making a potentially dangerous journey to Malaysia by sea and arrested two suspected traffickers, an official said. Acting on a tip-off, a patrol ship challenged a fishing boat near

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Malaysia maintains 22nd position IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has maintained its 22nd rank, among 63 countries, in the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) 2019 published by IMD World Competitiveness Centre, based in Lausanne, Switzerland. With a score of 82.54 out of 100 points, Malaysia sustained its

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Ramadan and Aidilfitri celebrations differ at home and Malaysia

PUCHONG: Ramadan is a month when Muslims fast from dawn to dusk.  While Malaysians have the luxury of breaking fast with family at dusk and eating food before dawn, foreigners residing here don’t get to do that with their loved

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