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 2018-04-23 11:04 

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Pekida: BN put Kedah on the right track...

ALOR STAR: Non-governmental organisation, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Pekida) is urging Kedahans to continue giving Barisan Nasional (BN) the mandate in the state in the 14th General Election (GE14)....

 2018-04-23 11:02 

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Federal Court dismisses Dr Mahathir's leave application to appeal over RCI panel...

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today dismissed Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's application to obtain leave to appeal over his challenge on the appointment of the chairman and a member of the Royal Commission Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the foreign exchange l...

 2018-04-23 10:50 

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PBDS Baru to accept five PRS leaders...

KUCHING: PBDS Baru is opening its door to the five who were sacked from the Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), a state Barisan Nasional (BN) component party....

 2018-04-23 10:40 

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Sarawak BN to announce GE14 candidates tomorrow...

KUCHING: Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) will unveil its 14th general Election (GE14) candidates line-up, which is expected to feature 40 per cent new faces, at 9am tomorrow....

 2018-04-23 10:37 

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Hearing of Najib's suit against Pua postponed to July 26...

KUALA LUMPUR: The hearing of a defamation suit filed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak against Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee over a live video on the tabling of the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (B...

 2018-04-23 10:32 

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Civil servant, believed to be drug distributor, arrested; 1.6kg cannabis found in his house...

KUALA LUMPUR: A civil servant, believed to be a drug distributor, was arrested after police found an estimated 1.6kg of cannabis at his house at Projek Perumahan Awam Desa Rejang here on Sunday night....

 2018-04-23 10:28 

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Selangor BN upbeat about chances to wrest back state...

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Tan Sri Noh Omar today expressed confidence in its lineup of candidates, saying that they would go all out to wrest the state back in the 14th General Election (GE14)....

 2018-04-23 09:53 

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RM8.18mil arrears to IRB: 16 companies, 15 individuals declared bankrupt...

KUALA LUMPUR: Sixteen companies and 15 individuals were declared bankrupt after failing to settle RM8.18 million in arrears to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB)....

 2018-04-23 09:28 

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PPBM to continue using PKR logo for GE14 despite court reprieve...

PETALING JAYA: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) will continue to use the PKR logo for all candidates in the coming general election....

 2018-04-23 09:15 

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High Court grants stay on RoS provisional order against PPBM...

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) is now temporarily removed from provisional dissolution until the disposal of the party's related legal challenge....

 2018-04-23 09:07 

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Fomema launches portal for foreign workers' health exam registration...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Workers Medical Examination Monitoring Agency (Fomema) has launched a one-stop online portal for the registration of foreign workers' medical examinations and insurance programmes....

 2018-04-23 08:56 

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BN pledge to return Sabah, Sarawak rights not just rhetoric...

KIMANIS: Barisan Nasional's promise to return the rights of Sabah and Sarawak as stated in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is not just a manifesto nor due to pressure from the opposition, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi....

 2018-04-23 08:42 

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Indera Mahkota continues to enjoy rapid development...

KUANTAN: Indera Mahkota, a parliamentary constituency in Pahang was won by the opposition in the last general election, but it does not hamper the Barisan Nasional (BN) state government from bringing development and providing various infrastructure for th...

 2018-04-23 08:32 

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Rafizi, online news portal owner withdraw appeals in Najib's defamation suit...

PUTRAJAYA: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Mohd Rafizi Ramli and an online news portal owner today withdrew their appeals against a decision which struck out their defence of fair comment in a defamation suit brought by Prime Minister Datuk Ser...

 2018-04-23 08:30 

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Court sets May 23 for mention of Tahfiz volunteer charged with sodomising students...

KUANTAN: The Sessions Court here today set May 23 to mention the case of a 41-year-old volunteer at a tahfiz centre here who was charged with 38 counts of sexually assaulting 10 students of the religious centre since last year....

 2018-04-23 08:10 

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Mix of new, old and returning faces for Selangor BN in GE14...

SHAH ALAM: Barisan Nasional (BN) today announced its candidates for all 22 parliamentary and 56 state seats in Selangor for the upcoming 14th General Election (GE14)....

 2018-04-23 08:08 

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DAP's strategy will harm Chinese community, says Najib...

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP's strategy of wiping out MCA and Gerakan candidates in the upcoming 14th General Election (GE14) will be detrimental to the Chinese community as they will have lesser representatives in the government....

 2018-04-23 07:50 

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Puad Zarkashi dropped for GE14...

JOHOR BARU: Batu Pahat Umno Division Chief Datuk Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi has been dropped as candidate for the 14th General Election....

 2018-04-23 07:38 

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Full list: Melaka BN GE14 candidates for state seats...

MELAKA: The following are Barisan Nasional's candidates for 34 state seats in the 14th General Election (GE14). The list was announced by Melaka BN chairman, Datuk Seri Idris Haron, who is also Melaka Chief Minister, at his home in Seri Bendahara, Aye...

 2018-04-23 07:27 

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Khaled to contest State and parliament seat...

JOHOR BARU: Johor Barisan Nasional Chief Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin has been nominated to contest for a State and Parliament seat in the state for the 14th General Election....

 2018-04-23 07:20 

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DAP showing true colours by announcing cabinet ministers candidates - Najib...

KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP is showing its true colours by announcing two of its members as candidates for Cabinet minister posts, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak....

 2018-04-23 07:14 

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Fourteen new BN faces in Melaka for GE14...

MELAKA: Fourteen new Barisan Nasional (BN) candidates will make their debut in the 14th General Election (GE14) in Melaka....

 2018-04-23 06:29 

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Johor see 19 new BN faces, 13 dropped for GE14...

JOHOR BARU: Umno will contest 16 Parliament and 35 state seats, whereas MCA will contest eight Parliament and 15 state seats under the Barisan Nasional (BN) banner in the 14th General Election (GE14)....

 2018-04-23 05:56 

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Perak to benefit from RM5b highway...

IPOH: THE construction of the West Coast Expressway (WCE) from Banting in Selangor to Taiping in Perak, which will be completed in August next year, will not only have an impact on the state's economy, but also generate income for residents....

 2018-04-23 05:52 

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Twenty-three 11MP projects worth RM4.7 billion boost state...

IPOH: A total of 23 high-impact projects involving RM4.7 billion have been implemented in the Perak through the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP)....

 2018-04-23 05:48 

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Residents thankful for Sg Kerian flood project...

BAGAN SERAI: People affected by floods, especially those living in the northern part of the state and near the borders of Penang and Kedah, can heave a sigh of relief due to the Sungai Kerian Flood Mitigation Project....

 2018-04-23 05:03 

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Decomposed body of missing 89-year-old man found...

LUMUT: The decomposed body of an octogenarian, who was reported missing since April 8, was found near the quarry in Teluk Rubiah, Seri Manjung here this morning....

 2018-04-23 04:25 

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Tian CHUA warns PKR over candidate selection...

KUALA LUMPUR: IN an attack on his party, PKR vice-president Tian Chua yesterday warned its leadership against making irrational decisions in choosing candidates for the 14th General Election (GE14)....

 2018-04-23 04:15 

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M'sia passes on hosting CHOGM 2020: Anifah...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has decided not to host the 2020 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), but is open to staging the event sometime in the future....

 2018-04-23 03:58 

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236 left homeless after Sarawak longhouse goes up in smoke...

Rumah Panjang Leorie in Nanga Ibau is located about an hour's journey by boat along the Rajang River from here....

 2018-04-22 21:03 

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4 in Muar electrocuted while hanging party flags...

MUAR: Four men were injured while trying to put up political party flags on a high voltage electrical line in Kampung Parit Yusof, near here early Sunday....

 2018-04-22 19:04 

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'Nomad King' Kit Siang to stick to Gelang Patah this time around...

JOHOR BARU: Lim Kit Siang, the 'Nomad King' of general elections, will defend his Gelang Patah parliamentary constituency this time around....

 2018-04-22 18:53 

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Najib slams opposition for spreading fake news on VEP...

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has lambasted the opposition for spreading fake news about the implementation of the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) for foreign vehicles entering Malaysia....

 2018-04-22 18:32 

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Malaysia aims to double its urban farming communities to 20,000 by 2020...

PUCHONG: The government aims to create 20,000 urban farming communities around the country by the year 2020....

 2018-04-22 18:19 

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Entulu, four others sacked from PRS for going against party...

KUCHING: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun and four other Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) members were sacked from the party tonight....

 2018-04-22 17:55 

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Uphill battle but nothing is impossible: MCA's Heng on battle for Cheras...

KUALA LUMPUR: Heng Sinn Yee, the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for Cheras, is working hard in her campaign despite giving birth to a baby boy just two weeks ago....

 2018-04-22 17:37 

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Wan Azizah leaves PKR function in a huff as Azmin takes the stage...

PERMATANG PAUH: There were some awkward moments at the official launch of the PKR Permatang Pauh election machinery this afternoon....

 2018-04-22 17:26 

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Tanker parked on hillslope crashes into shop in PD...

SEREMBAN: A car upholstery shopowner had the shock of his life when a tanker lorry crashed into his shop in Taman Indah Jaya Lukut, Port Dickson on Saturday night....

 2018-04-22 17:26 

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Tanker crashes into PD car upholstery shop [NSTTV]...

SEREMBAN: A car upholstery shopowner had the shock of his life when a tanker lorry crashed into his shop in Taman Indah Jaya Lukut, Port Dickson on Saturday night....

 2018-04-22 16:44 

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Ironic for Shafie to talk about championing people's needs: Musa...

SANDAKAN: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) president is being ironic when he talked about championing people's needs when Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal failed to do so when he was the Federal minister....

 2018-04-22 16:40 

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Nurul Izzah to contest in Permatang Pauh?...

SEBERANG JAYA: Rumours have abounded that Nurul Izzah Anwar would be fielded in Permatang Pauh....

 2018-04-22 16:26 

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Bagan Datuk to have resort soon...

BAGAN DATUK: Bagan Datuk will have a new landmark with the construction of a resort which is expected to be ready by 2020, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi....

 2018-04-22 16:09 

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'Palestinian lecturer killed in Setapak was no rocket, drone maker'...

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign media reports that slain Palestinian lecturer Dr Fadi M.R. Albatsh was an expert in building rockets and drones are absolutely baseless....

 2018-04-22 15:57 

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BN stands better chance winning Kepong with Seng Giaw's absence: Ong...

KUALA LUMPUR: It is not impossible to turn the tide against DAP in Kepong, Gerakan said today....

 2018-04-22 15:36 

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Students: 'Dr Fadi was a cheerful person and always smiled at us'...

KUALA LUMPUR: 'When I look at him, his face is smiling just like when he was still alive,' said Ilman Abdul Razak, who paid his last respect to his lecturer, Dr Fadi M R Albatsh....

 2018-04-22 15:25 

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PM: Return BN mandate for continuity in national housing agenda...

ALOR STAR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak has urged the people to return the mandate to the Barisan Nasional (BN) government in the 14th general election (GE14) to ensure continuity in the national housing agenda....

 2018-04-22 15:13 

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Non-Muslim man among 26 Pas candidates to contest for Sabah seats...

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Pas will field 17 new faces out of its list of 26 candidates contesting in the 14th General Election....

 2018-04-22 14:43 

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Azwan Ali to take on his brother Azmin Ali...

KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial celebrity Azwan Ali has vowed to stand against his brother, Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali wherever the latter - who is Selangor menteri besar - decides to contest in the 14th General Election (GE14)....

 2018-04-22 14:31 

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IGP: Police were not late in responding to report on Palestinian's killing...

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have denied viral allegations that the authorities responded late in the case of the Palestinian private university lecturer's murder in Setapak yesterday....

 2018-04-22 14:07 

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Sabah BN to unveil candidates list on Thursday?...

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) is expected to unveil their candidates list on Thursday, according to sources within the coalition....

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