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1957 Merdeka atmosphere to be re-enacted for National Day 2017

PUTRAJAYA: This year’s National Day celebration will feature a twist with the re-enacting of the independence celebration atmosphere of 1957 at the Dataran Merdeka,...

DAP happy with Pakatan Harapan’s new line-up, says sec-gen

GEORGE TOWN: The DAP has declared its approval of the newly announced Pakatan Harapan (PH) line-up despite having been criticised for being under-represented in...

Mahathir’s public transportation projects went bankrupt, says political observer

PETALING JAYA: A political observer claimed that the four major public transportation projects in Kuala Lumpur under the administration of former Prime Minister Tun...

DAP keeping options open on re-election

GEORGE TOWN: The DAP will be keeping its options open on whether or not it should hold fresh election before the next general election,...

PM, DPM congratulate Jun Hoong for historic win

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today congratulated national diver Cheong Jun Hoong who created history by becoming the first Malaysian athlete...

‘Pawn-my-car’ scheme: Police to set up special probe team

KUALA LUMPUR: The police are to set up a special team to look into every police report made by victims who were allegedly cheated...

DAP to continue efforts to meet with RoS, says Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP said yesterday its Central Executive Committee (CEC) will continue to make efforts to meet with the Registrar of Societies (RoS) to...

Ministry to study flexible road tax payment system

PUTRAJAYA: The transport ministry is keen on eventually having a flexible road tax payment system based on a motorist’s driving statistics following the recent...

RTM to stop airing Despacito

PUTRAJAYA: Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) will cease broadcasting the global hit song, Despacito, at all its radio and television stations immediately, said Communications and...

PM: Review of national security policy every three years

PUTRAJAYA: The government has decided that the National Security Policy approved on Jan 11 in accordance with the National Security Council Act 2016 be...

Sarawak confirms fifth victim of rabies

KUCHING: A 52-year-old man has become the fifth victim of rabies in the infected district of Serian in Sarawak. Director-General of Health Datuk Dr Noor...

BNSC questions pre-sale of Penang land to private developers

GEORGE TOWN: The Barisan Nasional Strategic Communications (BNSC) team has questioned whether the DAP-led Penang government endorsed the pre-sale of at least RM3 billion...

Lenggeng assemblyman laid to rest

SEREMBAN: Lenggeng assemblyman Datuk Ishak Ismail was laid to rest at the Genting Muslim Cemetery in Pantai, here. Some 350 people attended the funeral held...

Penang to set up roadblocks to prevent transportation of dogs from Sarawak and Perak

SEBERANG PERAI: The Penang Veterinary Service Department (DVS) will start conducting roadblocks to prevent the transportation of dogs from Perak and Sarawak into the...

Wanita Amanah wants radio stations to stop playing Despacito

KUALA LUMPUR: Amanah's Women's wing has called for an airwave ban on the hit song Despacito, claiming the song contained sexually explicit lyrics. Angkatan Wanita...

Health ministry wants specialist contractors for new hospitals

BERA: The health ministry is expected to create a list of authoritative and capable contractors in the construction of hospitals to prevent such projects...

Najib reiterates Malaysia not a failed nation

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has reiterated that Malaysia is not a failed state either in terms of Islamic development or infrastructure...

Storm brewing as Anwar loyalists unable to accept chairman Dr M

  PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's leadership of Pakatan Harapan has purportedly caused a split in Otai Reformis group of hardcore supporters of Datuk...

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