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Government Urged To Review On Usage Of Marris Funds In Each State

SHAH ALAM, July 25 -- The federal government needs to review on how the Malaysian Road Records Information System (Marris) funds are used in each state to ensure that such allocation is not being misused.

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Be Prepared To Adopt IBS Within Three Years, Construction Industry Told

PUTRAJAYA, July 25 -- The construction industry should be prepared to adopt the industrialised building system (IBS) within three years before it is made mandatory, said Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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Missing Attorney-General's Chambers Officer Found Safe

PUTRAJAYA, July 25 -- An officer from the Attorney-General's Chambers who was reported missing since July 17, was found safe at a premises of the Putra Harmoni Apartment in Precinct 9, here, at 9.30pm last night.

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Customs Rejects GST Claims By 12 Local Authorities

SEPANG, July 25 -- The Customs Department could not proceed with the Goods and Services Tax (GST) claims estimated to exceed RM36 million made by 12 local authorities (PBTs) in Selangor because of doubts in the returns submitted.

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Malaysia To Produce 2,500 MW Electricity Through Solar Energy By 2020 - KETTHA

KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 – The government is committed to promoting the use of renewable energy (RE) to generate electricity in Malaysia, in a bid to reduce dependence on a single source.

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Sarawak Holds ICAAS 2017 In August

KUCHING, July 25 -- Sarawak will organise a two-day International Conference on Agriculture and Agro based industry Sarawak 2017 (ICAAS 2017) from August 21-22  at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) here.

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No Major Reshuffle In JPJ - Abdul Aziz

PUTRAJAYA, July 25 – There is no necessity for a major reshuffle in the Road Transport Department (JPJ) folowing the transfer of two senior officers from the department to other departments, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi.

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Working Group To Address Withholding Tax Issues

Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani

KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 -- The government will set up a collaborative working group of experts to provide input and gather technical views from the industry in addressing mounting concerns among business communities pertaining to the application of withholding tax.

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Effectiveness Of Rabies Control Reviewed - Uggah

KUCHING, July 25 -- The Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee will review the existing control measures being implemented to curb the spread of the rabies outbreak to ensure their effectiveness, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.

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Former National Footballer Fined For Punching Yemeni Student

KUALA LUMPUR,  July 25 -- Former national footballer Mohamad Hardi Jaafar was fined RM1,500, in default three months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for punching the face of a 13-year-old Yemeni student.

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