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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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It’s been a hectic year for Malaysia’s ambassador to Japan

TOKYO: It has been quite a hectic stint for Datuk Kennedy Jawan in the almost one year that he has been here as Malaysia’s Ambassador to Japan. Last month, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and

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Fewer cyberbullying cases, but threat still looming

KUALA LUMPUR: Although the incidence of cyberbullying has shown a downward trend in Malaysia in recent times, it is however by no means an indicator that the menace is well under control. According to statistics provided by Cyber999 Help Centre,

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India resumes buying M’sian palm oil as KL offers discount

Indian refiners have resumed buying Malaysian palm oil after a gap of nearly a month and contracted around 70,000 tonnes of shipments in December as Kuala Lumpur offered a US$5 (RM20.7) per tonne discount over supplies from rival Indonesia, five

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Maybank: Malaysia’s aviation industry bogged down by inherent weaknesses

KUALA LUMPUR: The US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) move to downgrade Malaysia’s air safety rating is something that many industry professionals and academians have forewarned amid many of the inherent weakness, the Maybank IB Research revealed today. According to an

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