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Indonesian Govt Has Revoked Concessions For 20 Plantations To Stop Haze: Wan Junaidi

JOHOR BARU: The Indonesian government has revoked concessions for 20 plantations in the republic to reduce slash and burn activities that could cause haze in the future.

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Finas, Creative Industry Associations Urged To Conduct Research To Bring Creative Products To International Market

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) and creative industry associations in the country are urged to conduct research to bring Malaysian creative products to the international markets, especially to ASEAN countries.

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HIV-Contaminated Blood Transfusion: Medical Centre To Pay RM896,000 To Accident Victim

IPOH: The High Court here today ordered a medical centre to pay RM896,000 to an accident victim for its negligence in providing him with HIV-contaminated blood in 2005.

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RM10m Fines On MAS And Airasia Overturned

KUALA LUMPUR: The Competition Appeal Tribunal set aside the RM10 million fines on airlines MAS and Airasia over an alleged anti-competitive market-sharing agreement.

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MACC Needs To Be Independent From The Government - Akhbar Satar

FilePic: Sinar HarianKUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) needs to be independent from the government in order for the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) to improve, according to Transparency International Malaysia President Datuk Akhbar Satar.

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Malaysia's Recycling Rate Still Low, Stands At Only 15 Percent

HULU SELANGOR: The level of awareness in terms of efficient solid waste management in the country is still poor, as evidenced by the low solid waste recycling rate which only stood at 15 per cent, Kosmo! Online reports.

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43-Year-Old Bank Worker Beaten To Death In Telupid


BELURAN: A bank worker was found lying dead, face down in a pool of blood on the steps of a store near Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) branch in Telupid here, yesterday, Kosmo! Online reports.

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Malaysia Stepping Up Regulatory Enforcement For Cosmetics

Pic:CosmeticsDesign-AsiaIn a move which taps into a rising focus within beauty on regulatory alignment, Malaysia has stated it intends to get tougher with its domestic cosmetics regulation.

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Husband Beats Wife After Tagging Wrong Man On Facebook

Pic: CoverageThe tagging function on Facebook can be a quick way for friends to see their photos, or it could land someone in hot water if their spouse finds them in any inappropriate photo.

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Strong Winds, Rough Seas In Kelantan, Terengganu

KUALA LUMPUR: Strong north-easterly winds with speed of between 50 and 60 kilometre per hour (kmph), causing waves as high as 4.5m, is expected in waters off Kelantan and Terengganu from today until next Tuesday.

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