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Aksem seizes RM70,000 smuggled goods from three lorries

MO,12/2/2018, BUKIT KAYU HITAM: The Malaysian Border Security Agency (Aksem) seized RM70,000 worth of smuggled goods from three lorries at Km2 of the North-South expressway near here last night. The southbound lorries were flagged down at 9.30pm...
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Gloria Corina becomes first Dayak woman to be appointed as High Commissioner

MO,12/2/2018, PUTRAJAYA: Gloria Corina Peter Tiwet, the High Commissioner-designate to Nigeria, will be the first Sarawakian woman from the Dayak ethnic group to be appointed as a Malaysian High Commissioner. Together with four others, Gloria...
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RAM sees Malaysia economic growth at 5.3pct in Q4 of 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: RAM Ratings forecasts Malaysia’s economic growth to have expanded at a slower pace of 5.3% in the fourth quarter of 2017 while growth for the year would be at 5.8%. The rating agency said on Monday the slower Q4 growth...
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Sultan of Johor raring to return to the Sport of Kings

MO,12/2/2018, JOHOR BARU: Sultan Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar had conveyed his desire to stay active in his favourite sporting event – polo. In a recent posting on his official Facebook page, the Johor ruler had stated desire...
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2 Nigerians charged with cheating housewife of RM16,000

MO,12/2/2018, IPOH: Two Nigerians were charged at the magistrate’s court today with two counts of cheating a 56-year-old housewife to hand over RM16,000 to them last month. Arinze Chibuisi, 24, and Ekene Malachy, 28, were alleged to have...
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Pence raises prospect of U.S.-North Korea talks, Seoul seeks to lower tensions

MO,12/2/2018, SEOUL/WASHINGTON – The United States may be looking more favourably at diplomatic engagement with North Korea, possibly holding dialogue, as South Korea pushes forward with plans to establish grounds for a rare summit between...
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George Kent enters consortium in bid for KL-Singapore HSR project

MO,12/2/2018, KUALA LUMPUR: George Kent (Malaysia) Bhd will collaborate with Siemens, Alstom , Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane and PORR to form an engineering, procurement and construction (ECM) and operations and maintenance (O&M) consortium...
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Anifah to attend Kuwait meeting on global fight against Islamic State

MO,12/2/2018, KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman would lead a delegation to the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition against ISIS/Da’esh in Kuwait tomorrow. The Global Coalition against ISIS/Da’esh was formed...
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Fulbright teachers help improve students’ command of English

MO,12/2/2018, KUANTAN: The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) programme is a game changer which has not only improved the command of English among students in Pahang but built their confidence. State Education Department acting director,...
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Essential items in Kedah sufficient in lead-up to CNY: KPDNKK

MO,12/2/2018, ALOR STAR: No shortage of essential items was detected in Kedah during the first two days of the Chinese New Year Season Price Control Scheme, which was launched on Saturday. State Industry and Investment, Domestic Trade, Cooperative...
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Outrage following death of Indonesian maid

MO,12/2/2018, GEORGE TOWN: Civil society group, Tenaganita, has expressed outrage over yet another death of a domestic worker. “Why are we letting this happen again and again? “The rules and regulations within the Employment Act for domestic...
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Palm oil stocks fall 5.72% in January

MO,12/2/2018, KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s total palm oil stocks in January 2018 fell 6.75 per cent to 2.55 million tonnes from 2.73 million tonnes recorded in December last year, said the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB). In a statement,...
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US, UK government websites infected with crypto-mining malware

MO,12/2/2018, Thousands of websites, including ones run by United States and British government agencies, were infected for several hours on Sunday with code that causes web browsers to secretly mine digital currencies, technology news site...
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MMEA seizes RM2.5 million worth of contraband off Tanjung Piai waters

MO,12/2/2018, GELANG PATAH: A barter trade ship cruising along Tanjung Piai last Saturday evening was stopped by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on suspicion of smuggling contraband goods. According to South Region maritime...
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Sarawak steps up war against rabies as almost all infected humans die

MO,12/2/2018, SERIAN: Sarawak must intensify its war against the current rabies outbreak, as the fatality rate for the virus among infected humans is almost 100 per cent. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said 99.9 per cent of...
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Housewife sentenced to five days jail and RM8K fine for criminal intimidation

MO,12/2/2018, KULIM: A magistrate’s court here sentenced a housewife to five days’ jail and RM8,000 fine for threatening a woman two years ago. Magistrate R Manomani meted the decision at the end of the defence case today, after the court...
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RM2.3 juta subsidi untuk jualan murah rakyat

MO, 12/2/2018, PASIR MAS: Kerajaan Persekutuan menampung lebih RM2.3 juta subsidi untuk jualan barangan keperluan harian menerusi Program Jualan Sentuhan Rakyat yang diadakan di 14 Parlimen di negeri ini. Setiausaha Badan Perhubungan UMNO Kelantan,...
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13 jenis barangan ditetapkan harga maksimum

MO, 12/2/2018, RAWANG: Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri, Koperasi dan Kepenggunaan (KPDNKK) menetapkan harga maksimum bagi 13 jenis barangan, berkuat kuasa bawah Skim Kawalan Harga Musim Perayaan Tahun Baharu Cina 2018. Antara barangan disenaraikan...
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‘Bidan jadian’ ancam nyawa

MO, 12/2/2018, KUALA LUMPUR: Doula atau peneman kelahiran yang semakin menjadi pilihan bakal ibu di negara ini, dikatakan mampu memperoleh habuan lumayan sehingga RM2,000 daripada setiap pelanggan. Malah, mereka yang dilapor menawarkan khidmat...
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KWSP cadang tingkat pelaburan luar negara

MO, 12/2/2018, KUALA LUMPUR: Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja (KWSP) bercadang meningkatkan pelaburan luar negara kepada 32 peratus tahun ini berbanding 28 peratus sebelum ini. Ketua Pegawai Eksekutifnya, Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, berkata...