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Emir of Qatar praises Malaysia over organising of KL Summit

DOHA: The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has praised Malaysia over the organising of the Kuala Lumpur Summit 2019. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the emir told him this during their four-eyed meeting at

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Indian Envoy: What boycott? We still buy Malaysian palm oil

KUALA LUMPUR: The Indian High Commissioner to Malaysia, Shri Mridul Kumar, today rubbished any incident of a palm oil boycott by India against Malaysia, when asked about the update on the reported disputes between the two nations. Speaking to Malay Mail,

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Malaysia win four gold to end campaign in disappointing 5th

MANILA: Malaysia ended their campaign in the 30th Sea Games in the Philippines with a total haul of 55 gold medals, far short of the 70 gold medal target set by the contingent. Despite their best efforts, the contingent picked

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Malaysia scores high in human development index – UNDP

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is scoring high in its Human Development Index (HDI) for 2018, with a score of 0.804 compared with 0.802 last year, putting the country in the Very High Human Development category, finishing at 61st place out of

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Zii Jia, Kisona sparkle as Malaysia win 11 golds

MANILA: Lee Zii Jia and S. Kisona’s success in ending Malaysia’s 46-year wait for a sweep of the singles in badminton capped a glorious outing by the national contingent on the ninth day of competition at the 30th SEA Games

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Malaysia wins the Miss Universe 2019 Best National Costume

PUCHONG: Local designer Carven Ong’s themed ‘A Feeling of Indulgence’ by the Baba and Nyonya costume defeated 89 other participants at the world’s number one beauty pageant. Carven said he really didn’t expect it and was grateful to have his

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Andre Anura breaks 12-year-old national mark, narrowly misses gold

NEW CLARK CITY : Andre Anura Anuar broke the national record in men’s long jump today but it was not good enough for gold, leaving Malaysia with just two silver and two bronze medals on the opening day of the

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Eight-gold harvest for Malaysia on day seven

MANILA: Malaysia recorded their best performance so far with an eight-gold haul at the 30th SEA Games Saturday but will be hard-pressed to achieve their target of 70 gold medals. They also won eight silver and 13 bronze medals on

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Malaysia orders inquiry over half-naked tattoo show

Malaysia ordered an investigation today into what the government called a half-naked tattoo show held in the capital Kuala Lumpur, after pictures of heavily-inked men and women circulated on social media in the Muslim-majority nation. The three-day Tattoo Malaysia Expo,

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Halal status boosts marketability of local products

KUALA LUMPUR: For a majority of consumers in this country, the halal status is one of the main considerations in their choice of food and beverage products when they go shopping. The halal stamp on the food and beverage packaging is

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