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LAST_UPDATEMon, 22 Dec 2014 5pm

Customs Dept Denies Allegation Of 5 Percent Hike In Healthcare Costs Due To GST

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Customs (JKDM) has denied an allegation by a local medical association that the implementation of the Good and Services Tax (GST) will increase the cost of healthcare by 5 percent next year.

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School Children Drink Their Way Into Malaysia Book Of Records

PUTRAJAYA: About 1.2 million school children drank their way into the Malaysia Book of Records.

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Shamsuddin: Foreign Workers Are Not 'Malas'

Photo: Mushamir Mustafa

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has launched the ‘Practical Guidelines for Employers on the Recruitment, Placement, Employment and Repatriation of Foreign Workers (FWs) in Malaysia’.

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Bernama Receives Award From Indonesia For Promoting Bilateral Understading

JAKARTA, Dec 19  -- The Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) has been bestowed with an award by its Indonesian counterpart Antara for its role in promoting mutual understanding between the people of the two countries and avoiding bilateral conflicts.

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Guitar Accompaniment To Singing Of "Ya Hannan Ya Mannan' Provokes Mixed Reactions Online

Pic:YoutubeKUALA LUMPUR: A modern interpretation of ‘Ya Hannan Ya Mannan’ by two teenagers, who used a guitar instrumental for the song’s melody has gone viral and received mixed reactions from social media users since the video was uploaded in Facebook yesterday.

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More Evacuees Returning Home In Pahang And Kelantan

Photo: BERNAMAKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 19 -- As at noon today the number of flood victims in Kelantan decreased by 918 to 14,706 from 15,624 recorded this morning.

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Malaysians To Expect An Increase In Mobile Phone Prices April 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: The price of mobile phones are expected to increase with the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) effective April next year.

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Six Roads Now Opened To All Vehicles

Illustration purpose onlyKOTA BHARU: Six out of 26 road stretches in eight districts in Kelantan, which were closed Thursday due to the floods, have been re-opened to traffic Friday.

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RM72 Million To Develop 5,000 Bumiputera Human Capital Next Year - Najib

.PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Friday announced that the Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera will allocate RM72 million for the development of about 5,000 Bumiputeras next year.

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Catholic Hymn Books Returned On Thursday Night

JOHOR BARU: The 31 hymn books confiscated from a St. Andrew Church, Muar by Tangkak police have been returned, said parish priest Father Cyril Mannayagam.

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