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LAST_UPDATEWed, 24 Aug 2016 9am

Najib: I Choose To Answer To The People, Not Just One Individual

TASEK GELUGOR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said he chooses to answer to the people and Umno to determine the fate of the country, instead of one particular individual.

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Chong Wei Remains The National Hero – Ministers

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KUALA LUMPUR: Despite failing to win the first gold in the Olympic Games Rio 2016, badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei continued to receive praises from the country’s cabinet members who were proud of his achievements to win silver after losing to China’s Chen Long.

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Zahid To Chair Debate At UN Security Council

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will chair a debate at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) here on Aug 23.

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Asyraf Wajdi: Enhance Enforcement To Curb Spread Of Shi’ism

IPOH: Enforcement measures to curb the spread of Shi’ism in the country need to be updated and strengthened, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki.

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Singaporean Reported Missing After Entering Malaysia Via Second Link

Pic: SunPixJOHOR BARU: A Singaporean has been reported missing after entering the country via the Malaysia-Singapore Second Link in Gelang Patah on Aug 15.

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Malaysian Politicians Need To Understand Hipsters

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KUALA LUMPUR: The hipster subculture is the latest trend that young people subscribe to, and which has received special attention from both global and local policy-makers.

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Lin Dan’s Supposed “Letter” To Datuk Lee Chong Wei Is Fake

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Malaysia’s pride and world-class shuttler Dato’ Lee Chong Wei came face-to-face with world #2 player Chen Long from China in the Rio 2016 men’s singles badminton finals. The pair played a tough point-by-point match, but the gold medal eventually went to Chen Long, who won 21-18, 21-18.

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PTPTN Unable To Give 100 Per Cent Loans To Students

SUNGAI SIPUT: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) is not able to give 100 percent loans to students who wish to further their studies at public institutions of higher learning (IPTA) because the loan recovery does not meet the target.

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20% Excess Rainfall Expected This Year - Expert

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia may receive about 20 percent excess rainfall during the upcoming southwest monsoon season which could result in flooding, say climate expert.

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Two Teachers Drown, Eight Rescued In Kota Belud Boat Tragedy

Fire and Rescue personnel, together with several villagers, retrieving a victim's body on Sunday. - Twitter/@bombaJBPMKOTA BELUD: Two teachers drowned after a boat with 10 people on board capsized while on its way to Pulau Mantanani, near here from Kampung Rampayan Laut, Sunday evening.

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