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January 22, 2017 Remembering Singapore’s Kartina Dahari Dr Kamsiah Haider and Din Merican have pleasure in presenting Singapore’s First Lady of Song, the late Kartina Dahari for this weekend. She has a beautiful voice befitting the kerongchong medium and will be missed by her many fans including Din Merican. –Dr. Kamsiah Haider and Din Merican … Continue reading…
01.21 / 20:58
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SIBU: The Sarawakian handed over by police here to their counterparts in Singapore on Wednesday in connection with the violent spree that struck Kallang in 2010, has been charged with murder. Donny Meluda, 25 – now known as Abdul Rahman Abdullah following his conversion to Islam – is accused of being part of a four-man [&#…
01.21 / 16:45
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SEREMBAN: Malaysia will implement the Road Charge (RC) to all foreign registered vehicles entering the country, including from Indonesia, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. Liow, who is also MCA president, said the rate would be RM20, same as the fee imposed on vehicles entering from Singapore. “We introduced this to protect our […
01.21 / 16:41
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MIRI: Community leaders should update the profile of their village or longhouse accurately. This advice came from Baram MP Anyi  Ngau during a seminar for community leaders and chairman of the village development and safety committee including associations and organisations under Telang Usan constituency yesterday. Around 300 community and grassroots leaders from Telang Usan attended …
01.21 / 16:26
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SIBU: Four areas have been identified as the proposed sites for the construction of new fire stations, says Sibu Zone Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) chief Abdul Mutalib Rashid. According to him, the areas are Selangau, Sibu Jaya, Bintangor and Daro. “In Sibu Jaya (township), the land has been levelled; so has the one (new […
01.21 / 16:24
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KUANTAN, Jan 21 (Bernama) — A retaining wall at the Lorong Bukit Bay Route 22 residental area here collapsed, crushing a Perodua Kancil following heavy rain this morning. Kuantan Fire and Rescue Department chief Kamerul Bieza Mohamed Kassim said the incident occurred about 8.30am. “Our team was patroling the area to monitor the flood following…
01.21 / 13:41
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chronic liver patient C.Tharuna is seeking public donations to raise RM250,000 to enable her to undergo liver transplantation as soon as possible. Tharuna, 12, was diagnosed with chronic liver disease since she was two, and had so far undergone 13 liver examinations in India. In a press conference on Tharuna's case held at the MIC headquarters building here, MIC Youth head Datuk C.Sivaraajh also called on the public to help the girl so that the operation can be done as soon…
01.21 / 12:37
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today called on Malaysians to fight extremism which he described as the enemy of unity. He said extremism could exist in any religion, but this did not warrant anyone to generalise the religion's followers as extremists. Najib stressed that people should not be judged based on their religion, skin colour or culture. Instead, every person should be looked at based on his or her personal character, he said. "The problem is…
01.21 / 11:36
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JOHOR BARU: There is an urgent need for Malaysia to set up a sex offender registry, according to Home Deputy Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed. He said such registry would alert the public on any sexual offender who might be in their midst such as in the same neighbourhood. He said the registry should be placed under the charge of the Royal Malaysian Police. "Other countries keep a sex offender registry where names of sexual offenders are listed and displayed for the public to view, he…
01.21 / 09:16
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BAGAN DATUK: The change in the United States administration, now helmed by President Donald Trump, is unlikely to affect the policies or cooperation on security matters between Malaysia and the United States, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix). He said all the memoranda of understanding on combating cross-border crime would remain in force. "In the long term, despite a change in the president, all policies and cooperation established earlier, such as crime…
01.21 / 09:15
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JOHOR BAHRU, 21 Jan 2017: There is an urgent need for Malaysia to set up a sex offender registry, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed. He said such registry would alert the public on any sexual offender who might be in their midst - such as in the same neighbourhood. He said the registry should be placed under the charge of the […
01.21 / 09:15
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SEREMBAN: Malaysia will implement the Road Charge (RC) to all foreign registered vehicles entering the country, including from Indonesia, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. Liow, who is also MCA president, said the rate would be RM20, same as the fee imposed on vehicles entering from Singapore. “We introduced this to protect our…
01.21 / 08:55
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KUALA LUMPUR, 21 Jan 2017: Four umrah flights using A380 aircraft - including two leaving for the Holy Land on Jan 25 and 26 - have been rescheduled, according to TH Travel Services Sdn Bhd. In a statement today, chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Khalid Mohd Nordin  said the rescheduling was made following the notification from Malaysia Ai […]…
01.21 / 08:34
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said the National Transformation 2050 (TN50) initiative launched yesterday should not be politicised. The prime minister said the discussion and planning for TN50 were the basis for the government to plan the process and operation for the next three decade to map out the direction of the nation on a new canvas. "The TN50 or National Transformation 2050 is ours. "The national discourse which began yesterday and will be held throughout the…
01.21 / 08:14
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Besut district police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi tonight denied that the Tenang police beat in Besut was inundated in thigh-deep flood water. An image of the police beat submerged in the flood went viral on the social media. He confirmed that it was an old image which had been viralled by some quarters. "Indeed some areas in Besut are flooded following continuous heavy rain since morning, but the picture (of the Tenang police beat) is an old picture and the…
01.21 / 07:33
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PUTRAJAYA: The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) targets to collect between RM40 billion and RM42 billion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) this year compared with RM41.2 billion in 2016, said its Director-General Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad. He said the department would continue with its programmes to engage the people especially traders to ensure they…
01.21 / 07:15
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BAGAN DATUK: The visa approval period for foreign students in the country has been shortened from 30 days to 14 days. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who is also Home Minister said the matter was decided at a high level meeting on intake of foreign students chaired by him on Thursday.…
01.21 / 07:14
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January 21,2017 World Economic Forum–Davos 2017 What does it take to be a great leader in times of change? We asked six experts @ WEF, Davos, 2017 Written by Stéphanie Thomson Editor, World Economic Forum https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/01/what-does-it-take-to-be-a-great-leader-in-times-of-change-we-asked-six-experts Watch a Compact for Responsible Business Leadership and Responsive and Responsible Leadership in 2017 from the World Economic Forum’s … Continue reading …
01.21 / 05:58
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today increased from 14 days to five months the jail sentence on a married couple who was convicted of harassing a female Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) enforcement personnel on duty in November last year. Judicial Commissioner Wong Teck Meng increased the jail sentence following an appeal by the prosecution, led by Selangor prosecution Unit chief Muhamad Iskandar Ahmad, assisted by deputy public prosecutors Mohd Fairuz Mohd Johari and Ng Wee Li. With the…
01.21 / 02:29
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PUTRAJAYA: Student applications for entry into public universities, polytechnics, community colleges and public skills training institutes for the 2017/2018 academic session will be open on Feb 6 at noon through the UPUOnline System at http://upu.mohe.gov.my In a statement issued yesterday, the Ministry of Higher Education said the applications for Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Universiti…
01.20 / 17:24
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