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    'Use of technology can help reduce dependence on foreign workers': Sabah minister

    KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Education and Innovation Ministry said the use of robotic technology will help resolve the issue of dependency on foreign workers in future. Its Minister Datuk Dr Yusof Yaakob said this could reduce the number of foreign workers in the state and added that youth should take up jobs

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    'Courages, visionary leadership needed now more than ever': Sultan Nazrin

    KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, today emphasised the importance of having courageous and visionary leadership, saying it is something needed now more than ever. “The progress the world has seen, especially the rapid changes experienced in the last 100 years, is a result of innovative

  • Najib: Reshuffle now a slap for present ministers
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    Najib: Reshuffle now a slap for present ministers

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 — A Cabinet reshuffle barely six months into a new administration would reinforce views that some ministers are underperforming, said former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib...

  • Penang CM discloses Jerejak island theme park plans
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    Penang CM discloses Jerejak island theme park plans

    GEORGE TOWN, Nov 14 — A developer is planning to build a theme park on the southern part of Jerejak Island, the state legislative assembly heard today.  Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (PH...

  • Sarawak assembly fines DAP rep over FB post on state Speaker
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    Sarawak assembly fines DAP rep over FB post on state Speaker

    KUCHING, Nov 14 — DAP’s Pending assemblyman Violet Yong was fined the maximum RM2,000 for contempt of the Sarawak State Assembly over a Facebook post that allegedly disparaged Speaker Datuk Amar...

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    RM1.74mil channelled to trust fund for flood ops: Wan Azizah

    KUALA LUMPUR: An initial allocation of RM1.74 million has been channelled to the National Disaster Relief Trust Fund (KWABBN) as expenditure for the state disaster management committee secretariat and the district disaster management committees. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail

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    Save your apologies and pay us back, Kit Siang tells Goldman

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 — Malaysians would rather Goldman Sachs refund the US$600 million (RM2.52 billion) it took as fees to raise 1MDB bonds than hear further apologies from the investment bank,...

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    Projects approved by previous BN-led Sabah government to stay

    KOTA KINABALU: Sabah state government today assured that it will not cancel nor defer any implementation of projects approved by the previous Barisan Nasional-led state government. Assistant Minister to Chief Minister Arifin Asgali said implementation of development projects approved by the state government

  • Penang to request proposals for water transport service
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    Penang to request proposals for water transport service

    GEORGE TOWN, Nov 14 — The state government will invite proposals to introduce water transport services in the state. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state government mooted the idea of...

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    Harapan Coin: Wait for BNM guidelines on cryptocurrency, says Fahmi

    KUALA LUMPUR: PKR strategic communications director Fahmi Fadzil urged the government to wait for Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) cryptocurrency guidelines before rolling out the Harapan Coin. “We need to make sure that we have proper regulations around political financing in place because of the nature

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    DPM: Decision on death penalty to be made after looking at several factors

    KUALA LUMPUR: The government will be looking at the root cause of drug-related crimes before making a decision on abolishing the death penalty, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today. Dr Wan Azizah said she met with Minister with the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew

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    Kulim CID chief chases after snatch thieves near Seberang Jaya

    KULIM: A 25-year-old man was arrested minutes after snatching a bag of a 24-year-old woman near Seberang Jaya, Penang on Tuesday night. Police said the woman was riding her Yamaha Avantis scooter along Jalan Bukit Awi around 8.30pm when she noticed two men on a Honda EX5 motorcycle tailing her. Upon

  • Singapore’s CoinPip launches crypto to fiat service
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    Singapore’s CoinPip launches crypto to fiat service

    Depending on their location, registered CoinPip accounts can also buy and sell cryptocurrencies Singapore-based remittance platform CoinPip has officially launched its crypto to fiat money system. This would mean that CoinPip users would be able to use cryptocurrencies for remittances or mass payments

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    Rosmah arrives at MACC for questioning

    PUTRAJAYA: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters at about 11.40am to assist investigations into a solar energy project for schools in Sarawak.She arrived in a Proton Perdana car, which was escorted by a Proton Waja car. Both vehicles headed to the parking

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    Guan Eng: No tax on the wealthy to prevent shock to financial system

    KUALA LUMPUR: The government did not introduce capital gains tax on shares and other taxes on the wealthy in order to prevent capital flight from Malaysia, said Lim Guan Eng. The Finance Minister said that such a move would be a “shock to the system”, which would hinder Malaysia’s fiscal and financial

  • Isa Samad admitted to IJN
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    Isa Samad admitted to IJN

    PORT DICKSON: Former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad has been admitted to the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur for a routine check-up and is reported to be in stable condition.His wife, Puan Seri Bibi Sharliza Mohd Khalid, said Isa has to undergo a routine check-up once every

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    Saying death penalty not deterrent, DPM urges examination of what causes crime

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 — Authorities must strive to learn what drives people to commit crime, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said after two suspects in the killing of a...

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    Rosmah back at MACC headquarters ahead of expected charges

    PUTRAJAYA, Nov 14 — The wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak returned this morning to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here to have her statement...

  • PR doesn’t come automatically with marriage, Sarawak DCM explains
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    PR doesn’t come automatically with marriage, Sarawak DCM explains

    KUCHING, Nov 14 — Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah explained that permanent resident (PR) status is not a legal right for foreigners even if they marry Sarawakians. He said applicants...

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    Sarawak ready to face floods

    KUCHING: Sarawak is ready to face the eventuality of floods in the upcoming monsoon season. The state has identified 15,152 personnel from the enforcement and security authorities to be deployed in the event the floods strike, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas who is chairman

  • Sarawak DCM says inadequate federal funding fast becoming norm
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    Sarawak DCM says inadequate federal funding fast becoming norm

    KUCHING, Nov 14 — Insufficient federal allocations for Sarawak is starting to be chronic, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today. Denying that this was due to lack of...

  • PM thanks Singapore for help in reclaiming 1MDB money
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    PM thanks Singapore for help in reclaiming 1MDB money

    SINGAPORE, Nov 14 — Putrajaya thanked Singapore for the republic’s action in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) corruption scandal and its assistance in reclaiming money siphoned from the state...

  • Bukit Aman to send ex-Goldman banker Roger Ng to the US before end Jan
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    Bukit Aman to send ex-Goldman banker Roger Ng to the US before end Jan

    PETALING JAYA, Nov 14 — The Malaysian former Goldman Sachs banker Ng Chong Hwa will be sent to the United States to face charges over 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) before the end of January next...

  • Exco shares what youth criminals Penang are up to
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    Exco shares what youth criminals Penang are up to

    GEORGE TOWN, Nov 14 — Penang executive councillor Soon Lip Chee (PH - Bagan Jermal) disclosed the most frequent criminal activity that young offenders in the state were caught engaging in between...

  • Order your favourite meal on this app and get it delivered to your car
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    Order your favourite meal on this app and get it delivered to your car

    Malaysia-based Perks offers a virtual drive-through feature, which allows you to make a pit-stop in front of the restaurant while the staff delivers the takeaways to your car As per several reports, car ownership in Malaysia is one of the highest in the world. Majority households in the country own at