• Taman Desa residents’ MACC complaint on land sale disappears
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    Taman Desa residents’ MACC complaint on land sale disappears

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 ― Taman Desa residents said the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has lost an official complaint that they had filed against the sale of a playground’s land. M....

  • Putrajaya to outlaw ‘any’ form of workplace discrimination
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    Putrajaya to outlaw ‘any’ form of workplace discrimination

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — The proposed amendment to the Employment Act 1955 prohibits all forms of discrimination at work, the Human Resources Ministry said. Under the proposed amendment, the...

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    Sabah BN needs 'winning mentality' for GE14: Musa

    Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) needs to have the ‘winning mentality’ in all aspects in facing the 14th General Election (GE14), according to Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman. Musa, who is also state BN chairman, said the general election should be deemed important to ensure that BN would remain as the

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    Cops bust 'CK' gang, drugs worth more than RM4 mln seized

    Police crippled a drug trafficking syndicate in the Klang Valley known as the ‘CK’ gang following the arrest of three individuals and seized more than RM4 million worth of drugs in two raids on Monday. Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Mazlan Lazim said the Kuala Lumpur Narcotics Criminal Investigation

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    Cloned Vellfire among 10 cars seized at TBS, one arrested

    KUALA LUMPUR: Police detained a man and seized 10 luxury vehicles, believed to be cloned, parked at the Southern Integrated Terminal (TBS) car park here yesterday. Bukit Aman's Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department said in a statement, the police managed to arrest a suspect, in his 40s

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    Cloned Vellfire among 10 cars seized at TBS, one arrested

    KUALA LUMPUR: Police detained a man and seized 10 luxury vehicles, believed to be cloned, parked at the Southern Integrated Terminal (TBS) car park here yesterday. Bukit Aman's Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department said in a statement, the police managed to arrest a suspect, in his 40s

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    China is a disruptive force, U.S. Pacific military chief says

    The head of the U.S. military's Pacific command called China a disruptive power in the Indo-Pacific region on Thursday and urged countries in the area to build capabilities and work together to ensure free and open seas. Admiral Harry Harris, known for his combative views on Beijing's South

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    Deaths of Balamurugan, Soh: SOP not followed, says EAIC

    PUTRAJAYA: Investigations by the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) on the deaths of S. Balamurugan in Klang Utara and Soh Kai Chiok in Bera while in police custody have revealed a serious breach of the police’s standard operating procedures (SOP). EAIC chairman Datuk A. Aziz A. Rahim said

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    Najib reminds Sabah BN to leave 'no stone unturned', engage all 'persuadable voters'

    KOTA KINABALU: Barisan Nasional (BN) machinery here were reminded to leave 'no stone unturned' and use the remaining time before the 14th general election (GE) to engage 'persuadable voters'. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said every parliamentary and state constituency must identify

  • PM: Get the fence sitters on our side for GE14
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    PM: Get the fence sitters on our side for GE14

    KOTA KINABALU, Jan 18 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak urged Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) leaders to tap into new groups of voters which include new and “persuadable” voters to ensure a...

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    Kit Siang recovering after surgery to remove tumour

    KUALA LUMPUR: DAP leader Lim Kit Siang is reported to be in good health after undergoing post-diagnosis surgery for Stage 1 cancer in one of his kidneys. Johor DAP chairman, Liew Chin Tong, who confirmed the matter, said Lim, 76, had regained his health after the surgery to remove a small tumour in

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    Lone robber strikes out after 3 times

    KLANG: A robber who struck a Jalan Sungai Jati petrol station thrice in the span of a few weeks, and made off with more than RM800, was arrested by police Wednesday. The 22-year-old man was arrested by a team of investigators in Taman Mulia, off Sungai Jati, about 1pm, some 13 hours after he robbed

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    2 lawyers in Kevin Morais' murder case withdraw

    KUALA LUMPUR: The Kevin Morais murder defence trial which was to have commenced today at the High Court was adjourned after two lawyers for two of the accused withdrew from the case. Justice Datuk Azman Abdullah adjourned the trial to tomorrow (Jan 19) after granting counsel Chua Li Li and M.Manoharan

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    KL-bound Malaysia Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing in Alice Springs

    KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysia Airlines aircraft was forced to make an emergency in Alice Springs, Australia today, following ‘technical reasons’. A news.com.au report said MH122, en route from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, landed at 5.46pm (6.16pm in Malaysia). Flight data, said the report, showed that the aircraft

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    (Updated) KL-bound Malaysia Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing in Alice Springs

    KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysia Airlines aircraft was forced to make an emergency in Alice Springs, Australia today, following ‘technical reasons’. A news.com.au report said MH122, en route from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, landed at 5.48pm (6.18pm in Malaysia). Flight data, said the report, showed that the aircraft

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    Malaysian plane scare as flight diverted to Alice Springs

    A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to divert to the Australian outback town of Alice Springs on Thursday for "technical reasons" in a scare one passenger described as "hell". Flight ...

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    Penang tunnel probe: MACC find new leads

    GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has received several new leads in its probe of the proposed Penang undersea tunnel project. Sources close to the investigation said they could not reveal the information as they fear it will jeopardise their investigation. The source however

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    Floodwaters in Pekan recede; 81 housed in Raub relief centres

    KUANTAN: The floodwaters in Pekan have completely receded after the remaining 102 victims were allowed to return home today, leaving only 81 people at three relief centres in Raub. State Civil Defence Force director Colonel Zainal Yusoff said the two relief centres at SK Temai and SK Aceh in Pekan,

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    JITN will not affect MACC role in curbing corruption in public sector

    PUTRAJAYA: The National Integrity and Good Governance Department (JITN) will not affect Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) role in curbing corruption in the public sector. With the current development, the commission said it had formed special monitoring units to keep a close watch on

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    DAP's Nga Kor Ming's home raided over social media posting

    IPOH: Social media posts allegedly put up by Taiping MP Nga Kor Ming have landed him in trouble, with his house raided by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) today. MCMC officers also confiscated Nga’s mobile phone, while both his parents’ home in Ayer Tawar, Sitiawan, and

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    BN will not neglect the people's welfare

    PENAMPANG: The Barisan Nasional government will not neglect the needs of the people, even if they are in an opposition area. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the welfare of the people in the Penampang parliamentary constituency for instance have always been looked after. Najib said much has

  • Khazanah: Malaysia Airlines turnaround plans delayed, profitability expected next year
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    Khazanah: Malaysia Airlines turnaround plans delayed, profitability expected next year

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 — Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) is slightly behind schedule in its turnaround plans due to the volatility of currencies and oil prices, Khazanah Nasional Bhd said today....

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    More than 160,000 new-look passports issued since Nov 15

    PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department has issued a total of 162,672 of the new and improved Malaysian international passports since it was introduced on Nov 15, last year. Its director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said throughout last year, more than two million passports, including the new version

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    The latest technology for youths to prepare for Industry 4.0

    KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin, today launched a partnership with Microsoft Malaysia to introduce several learning tools to be used at the Youth and Sports Skills Training Institute (ILKBS), as part of the 2050 National Transformation 2050 (TN50) initiative. Khairy said the

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    Man held for smuggling, selling contraband cigarettes

    KOTA TINGGI: A 33-year-old man was arrested by police for smuggling and selling 250 cartons of contraband cigarettes at his shop in Felda Sg Sibol.Kota Tinggi district police chief Superintendent Ashmon Bajah said the arrest was made today at 1pm when police was tipped-off on the contraband being hidden