• NSTP bags 20 prizes at 2017 Kinabalu Shell Press Awards
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    NSTP bags 20 prizes at 2017 Kinabalu Shell Press Awards

    KOTA KINABALU: The New Straits Times Press (NSTP) won seven main and 13 merit prizes at the 2017 Kinabalu Shell Press Awards here last night.New Straits Times news editor Roy Goh and journalist Avila Geraldine Samuel won the main prize for the news reporting category.Goh also won merit prizes for the

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    UMP publishes coffee-table book on Pahang Tengku Mahkota Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah

    KUANTAN: Tengku Mahkota of Pahang Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has said that his role as the Regent of Pahang is to assist his father Sultan Ahmad Shah to look after the well-being of the people. Tengku Abdullah, who will complete his first year since his appointment as the Regent of Pahang next

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    Four robbers ride off with RM1.2m worth of jewellery from goldsmith shop in Shah Alam

    SHAH ALAM: It took only seven minutes for four robbers to cart away RM1.2 million worth of jewellery from a goldsmith shop in a shopping mall in Section 14 here on Friday evening. Clad in all-black outfits with gloves, the three robbers were wearing motorcycle helmets with the visors down, when they

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    Thief caught red handed with loot, tied to coconut tree

    KULIM: A man, who broke into a house in Kampung Karangan, was caught by villagers and tied to a coconut tree before being handed over to the police. The thief, in his 20s, was nabbed by Taman Seri Karangan's neighbourhood watch committee members about 8am today. Committee secretary Che Amat Saad

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    DPM press secretary promoted as Major General

    PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s press secretary, Datuk Fadzlette Othman Merican Idris Merican, was today promoted from the rank of Brigadier General to Major General.With the promotion, Fadzlette has created a history to become the only Army female officer to be promoted

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    DPM's press secretary promoted as Major General

    PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s press secretary, Datuk Fadzlette Othman Merican Idris Merican, was today promoted from the rank of Brigadier General to Major General.With the promotion, Fadzlette has created a history to become the only Army female officer to be promoted

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    PKR willing to 'give seats' to PPBM, PAN - Azmin

    IPOH: PKR is willing to ‘give its seats’ to Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) and Parti Amanah Negara (PAN) in the 14th General Election (GE14). Its deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali declined to disclose the number of seats to be ‘given’, and instead left it to leaders of the two parties to

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    Boy who skipped rugby training, drowns in river

    ALOR STAR: A 10-year-old boy’s decision to skip his rugby training for a swim in a river near his home in Jitra, ended in tragedy when he drowned. Mohd Haziq Amsyar Shahril was taking a dip in Sungai Padang Terap with his younger brother Muhammad Harris, 7, and several friends during the incident today

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    Firefighters now eligible for postal voting in GE14

    PUTRAJAYA: Firemen on duty during the upcoming 14th General Election will be allowed to cast their ballots via postal voting, said the Fire and Rescue Department today. Its director-general Datuk Seri Wan Mohd Nor Ibrahim said the Election Commission had, on Oct 23, approved the department’s application

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    Media Prima's Excellent Academic Award 2016 celebrates academic success of employees' children

    KUALA LUMPUR: Forty-six children of Media Prima Bhd (Media Prima) employees, who achieved excellent results in their Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR), Form 3 Assessment (PT3) and Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) last year, were honoured today at the Media Prima’s Excellent Academic Award 2016. The

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    MOHE, MTDC, MaGIC and Teraju sign MoU to groom more graduate entrepreneurs

    PUTRAJAYA: In a concerted effort to groom more young Malaysian graduate entrepreneurs, the Higher Education Ministry (MOHE) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) and Unit Peneraju

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    Violent weather hits Pendang

    ALOR STAR: Heavy downpour and strong winds wreaked havoc in Pendang, blocking the traffic along the southbound of North-South Expressway (Plus) towards Gurun for almost 30 minutes. The evening storm also lashed its fury in Kampung Alor Ali, ripping off zinc roofs of several houses. Motorists travelling

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    PM Najib and wife Rosmah visit Anwar at hospital

    KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today visited Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim at Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL). Najib, on his Twitter and Facebook accounts, shared a photo of him and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor sharing a light moment with the former opposition leader and his wife Datuk

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    PEMANAS 2017 to feature 20 talks by cabinet ministers

    KUALA LUMPUR: The 2017 National Undergraduates Leadership Conference (Pemanas) will be held for six days from Nov 29 to Dec 4 at the Putra World Trade Centre. Umno Education Bureau chairman Tan Sri Ibrahim Abu Shah said the conference will see a total of 350 participants. Ibrahim said one of the most

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    Two SPM candidates caught with 39 packets of ketum juice in raid

    BESUT: Two Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) candidates were among four people arrested in a drug raid in Kampung Sentosa here. District police chief Superintendent Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi said the two students were with two others when caught in the raid at 6.45pm. “The two teenagers were released on police

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    Hang up! Don't entertain unknown callers, experts say

    KUALA LUMPUR: Do not entertain call from telemarketers or scammers asking for personal data. This, according to the cyber security experts, is the best that the public can do as their data already leaked online following the recent massive data breach, involving 46.2 million mobile phone subscribers

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    Hang-up ! Don't entertain unknown callers, says experts

    KUALA LUMPUR: Do not entertain call from telemarketers or scammers asking for personal data. This, according to the cyber security experts, is the best that the public can do as their data already leaked online following the recent massive data breach, involving 46.2 million mobile phone subscribers

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    "Topic on coexistence to be highlighted in Umno convention on Sunday" - Asyraf

    KUALA LUMPUR: The principle of coexistence which has been the bedrock of Umno’s constitution is also reflected in the country’s Federal Constitution, Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki said. Asyraf said the principle, which should be celebrated as Malaysia’s unique strength

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    Topic on coexistence to be highlighted in Umno convention on Sunday - Asyraf Wajdi

    KUALA LUMPUR: The principle of coexistence which has been the bedrock of Umno’s constitution is also reflected in the country’s Federal Constitution, Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki said. Asyraf said the principle, which should be celebrated as Malaysia’s unique strength

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    Moderation vital in maintaining peace and harmony in Malaysia

    PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib said moderation was not a soft option. Indeed, they make Malaysia what it is. "(But) this is not always easy for everyone," he said at the launch of Global Movement of Moderates Foundation (GMMF)'s website and two books titled “The Movement of

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    Malaysia's Q3 GDP growth rate among the highest in Asia

    PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s economic growth during the third quarter of this year is among the fastest in the Asian region, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan today. “It’s also faster than developed economies such as the United States, the European Union and

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    Sarawak wants DPM to represent Fed Govt in a high-level task force on state natural resources

    PETRA JAYA: Sarawak has proposed for Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to lead the Federal Government in a joint high-level task force which looks into rights on state’s natural resources. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Abdul Rahman Zohari Abang Openg said the state government

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    Surplus budget for Sabah in 2018 for fourth consecutive year

    KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman tabled a RM4.104 billion budget for 2018, with a surplus of RM64.89 million here. Themed ‘Strengthening the Economy, Prospering the People’, Musa said state revenue collection is estimated to reach RM4.169 billion next year, an increase of 9.2 percent

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    Issue of uncontrolled hillslope developments in Penang raised in Cabinet: Gerakan president

    GEORGE TOWN: The issue of uncontrolled hillslope developments in Penang was raised by Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong during the Cabinet meeting today. Mah urged Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar to enhance surveillance

  • Thailand vs. Vietnam vs. Malaysia, who is leading the e-commerce market in Southeast Asia?
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    Thailand vs. Vietnam vs. Malaysia, who is leading the e-commerce market in Southeast Asia?

    The competition among the three markets is tight, and here are some interesting insights As e-commerce grows rapidly in Southeast Asia, iPrice spotted this trend and conducted a study on e-commerce markets in three big countries in the region: Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. They have been competing