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11th Malaysia Plan: The Final Leg Towards Realising Vision 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: The Eleventh Malaysia Plan (RMK11), 2016-2020, will be country's the final leg in its journey towards realising Vision 2020.

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Beautiful And Dangerous: Female Firefighters 'Extinguish' Stereotypes

When you Google “female firefighters” either you get Mariah Carey in a sexy fireman coat over her bikini, or really physically fit looking foreign women in firefighter uniforms.

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Government Has Responsibility To Provide Protection To Rohingya Refugees - Rais

KUALA LUMPUR -- The government has a responsibility to provide protection to the Rohingya refugees, who are now stranded at sea, based on compliance with the international human rights standards.

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Malaysia Syariah Index Is Not A Seasonal Project, Says Jamil Khir

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysia Syariah Index (MSI), which is an evaluation system to gauge the government's commitment in achieving the Maqasid Syariah (The goals of Islamic principles), is a continuous project and not seasonal in nature.

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Government Is Negotiating For Lower Tariffs From Telecommunications Companies

The Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek has highlighted that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) imposed on mobile phone prepaid card purchases (top up) is imposed by the government and not the telecommunications companies.

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List Of Candidates For PAS 2015-2017 Elections

KUALA LUMPUR -- A total of 29 posts will be contested during the PAS elections at the party's 61st annual congress or muktamar, to be held from June 4 to 6 in Kuala Selangor, Selangor.

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Government Seeks Best Formula To Resolve Prepaid Issue - Ahmad Shabery

KUALA LUMPUR -- The government is looking at the best formula in determining the best solution to the issue of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on prepaid mobile services.

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Indonesia, Malaysia Agree To Provide Temporary Shelter To Stranded Migrants

PUTRAJAYA -- Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to continue to provide humanitarian assistance, by offering temporary shelter to 7,000 irregular migrants still at sea.

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Over 100 People Arrested In Connection With Lahad Datu Intrusion, High Court Told

KOTA KINABALU -- More than 100 people were arrested on suspicion of being linked to Sulu gunmen in an intrusion at Kampung Tanduo in Lahad Datu, about two years ago, the High Court was told Wednesday.

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Parliament: 90.5 Per Cent Of Initiatives Under AEC Action Plan Achieved - Mustapha

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Dewan Rakyat has been told that 90.5 per cent of the initiatives under the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) action plan have been achieved.

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