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LAST_UPDATEWed, 01 Jun 2016 12pm

As Beijing Flexes Muscles In South China Sea, Malaysia Eyes Harder Response

A Malaysian navy vessel patrols waters near Langkawi island, May 17, 2015. Malaysian vessels on Saturday intercepted a boat crammed with migrants after the Thai navy towed it away from Thailand, the latest of a number of vessels pushed back to sea by governments. REUTERS/OLIVIA HARRIS - RTX1DAPP

Spotting a large vessel off the coast of Sarawak state in March, officers on a Malaysian patrol boat were shocked when it steamed toward them at high speed, blaring its horn before veering off to reveal "Chinese Coast Guard" emblazoned on its side.

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Najib Urges Local Firms To Seek New Businesses, Opportunities To Expedite Growth

KUALA LUMPUR -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has urged Malaysian companies to go out and seek new businesses and opportunities to ensure their businesses grow faster.

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Terrorism, Regional Security Highlights Of Ahmad Zahid-Abe Meeting

 Terrorism, regional security and Japan's commitment on the Look East Policy 2.0 were among the main topics of discussion in a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday.

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Fisherman Nabbed For Allegedly Insulting TMJ Via Facebook

 The police detained a fisherman this morning, on suspicion of sending messages insulting the Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, via Facebook last Saturday.

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Although Criticised, GST Now More Well-Received - Najib

 Although it was heavily criticised when it was implemented on April 1 last year, more people have now accepted the Goods and Services Tax (GST) after realising that it saved the national economy, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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PAS Youth Wants Party To Recover Seats 'loaned' To PKR, DAP

 PAS Youth today suggested that the party field its own candidates in the seats it had 'loaned' to its PKR and DAP allies in the opposition pact in the last general election.

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Prices Of RON97, RON95, Diesel Unchanged For June

 The fuel prices for June remain unchanged, said the Ministry of Finance today.

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Cameron Highlands Flash Flood Due To Old Illegal Farms - MB

 The flash flood which swept away a bridge and several vehicles in Kuala Terla, Cameron Highlands on Sunday was due to old illegal farms, said Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob.

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PAS Ready To Dialogue On Syariah Bill

 PAS has stated its readiness to have dialogue with any quarters to explain the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Bill 2016.

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Man Fatally Beats Up Brother For Peeing In Pants

The suspect was arrested after he lodged a report on the death of his 37-year-old brother this morning.KUALA LUMPUR: Last night, a man allegedly beat up his brother until the latter peed in his pants. The victim then went to sleep.

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