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Najib: Things have changed since era of ‘former leader’

KUALA LUMPUR: Things have changed since the era of a “former leader” after the abolition of crony capitalism, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. According to the Prime Minister, the present administration had made it clear that there would be no more cronyism. “Things have changed since his time,” he …

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Beer festivals cancelled for the greater good, says DPM

KUALA LUMPUR: The cancellation of the Better Beer Festival 2017 and other similar events was done for the greater good, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Home Minister said the police are “colour blind” when it comes to handling issues, adding that three individuals were …

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Judge, Accused, Visit Scene Of Kim Jong-nam’s Murder

SEPANG, Oct 24 ( Bernama) — The judge and others involved in the murder trial of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, the brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited the alleged scene at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) here today. Justice Datuk Azmi Ariffin arrived at Klia2 departure …

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UN says 14,000 Rohingya children may die from malnutrition

As the Rohingya exodus from Myanmar nears 600,000 people, the United Nations has issued a new report on children caught in the crisis. The UN says more than 14,000 are at risk of dying from malnutrition in the refugee camps they now call home in Bangladesh. Al Jazeera visited a mobile health clinic in the …

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Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world’s best player

LONDON (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday. The four-time Ballon d’Or winner won a La Liga and Champions League double with the Madrid club this year, …

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The connection between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease

How often do you get a good night’s sleep? The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines recommend adults get an average of at least seven hours of sleep a night. Dr Ronald Petersen, a Mayo Clinic neurologist in the United States, says prolonged lack of sleep could …

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Uncertain times for Warisan

DATUK Seri Shafie Apdal has not lost his composure throughout his ordeal these last few days. The Warisan president knew it was only a matter of time before the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commis-sion (MACC) would come looking for him and when the phone call came, he duly flew back to Kota …

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Tanjung Bungah landslide: Three more bodies found

GEORGE TOWN: Another three victims of the landslide in Tanjung Bungah were retrieved from the site late last night and early Sunday, bringing the total number of victims found to six. Among the three bodies were that of an Indonesian named Hosrin, who was found at about 11.30pm on Saturday, …

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MACC arrests Shafie Apdal

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (pic) has been arrested over a probe into the alleged skimming of RM1.5bil meant for rural development projects. Shafie was detained at 9pm Thursday (Oct 19) by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after four hours of questioning. Shortly after the arrest, …

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BNM foreign reserves up US$200m to US$101.4b on Oct 13

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves rose US$200mil to US$101.4bil on Oct 13, 2017. According to the central bank on Friday, the reserves had increased from the US$101.20bil as at Sept 29. The reserves position is sufficient to finance 7.5 months of retained imports and is 1.1 times …

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Najib: Things have changed since era of ‘former leader’

KUALA LUMPUR: Things have changed since the era of a “former leader” after the abolition of crony capitalism, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. According to the Prime Minister, the present administration had made it clear that there would be no more cronyism. “Things have changed since his time,” he …

Read More »

Beer festivals cancelled for the greater good, says DPM

KUALA LUMPUR: The cancellation of the Better Beer Festival 2017 and other similar events was done for the greater good, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Home Minister said the police are “colour blind” when it comes to handling issues, adding that three individuals were …

Read More »

Judge, Accused, Visit Scene Of Kim Jong-nam’s Murder

SEPANG, Oct 24 ( Bernama) — The judge and others involved in the murder trial of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, the brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited the alleged scene at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) here today. Justice Datuk Azmi Ariffin arrived at Klia2 departure …

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UN says 14,000 Rohingya children may die from malnutrition

As the Rohingya exodus from Myanmar nears 600,000 people, the United Nations has issued a new report on children caught in the crisis. The UN says more than 14,000 are at risk of dying from malnutrition in the refugee camps they now call home in Bangladesh. Al Jazeera visited a mobile health clinic in the …

Read More »

Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world’s best player

LONDON (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday. The four-time Ballon d’Or winner won a La Liga and Champions League double with the Madrid club this year, …

Read More »

The connection between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease

How often do you get a good night’s sleep? The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines recommend adults get an average of at least seven hours of sleep a night. Dr Ronald Petersen, a Mayo Clinic neurologist in the United States, says prolonged lack of sleep could …

Read More »

Uncertain times for Warisan

DATUK Seri Shafie Apdal has not lost his composure throughout his ordeal these last few days. The Warisan president knew it was only a matter of time before the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commis-sion (MACC) would come looking for him and when the phone call came, he duly flew back to Kota …

Read More »

Tanjung Bungah landslide: Three more bodies found

GEORGE TOWN: Another three victims of the landslide in Tanjung Bungah were retrieved from the site late last night and early Sunday, bringing the total number of victims found to six. Among the three bodies were that of an Indonesian named Hosrin, who was found at about 11.30pm on Saturday, …

Read More »

MACC arrests Shafie Apdal

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (pic) has been arrested over a probe into the alleged skimming of RM1.5bil meant for rural development projects. Shafie was detained at 9pm Thursday (Oct 19) by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after four hours of questioning. Shortly after the arrest, …

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BNM foreign reserves up US$200m to US$101.4b on Oct 13

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves rose US$200mil to US$101.4bil on Oct 13, 2017. According to the central bank on Friday, the reserves had increased from the US$101.20bil as at Sept 29. The reserves position is sufficient to finance 7.5 months of retained imports and is 1.1 times …

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