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MACC Nabs Project Manager Over Alleged Misappropriation Of Gov't Funds

MELAKA – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has detained a Melaka Area Farmers' Organisation (PPK) project manager for allegedly misappropriating RM2.54 million from the Federal Government Paddy Fertilisation Scheme since the beginning of last year.

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Perak Mulls Establishing Global Centre For Peace

IPOH – The Perak government is mulling the setting up of the Islamic Centre for Global Peace and Non-Violence in Kuala Kangsar, about 43 kilometres from here.

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Prices Of Fish, Vegetables Have Gone Up By 300 Per Cent - CAP

GEORGE TOWN -- The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urged the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) and the Lembaga Pemasaran Pertanian Persekutuan (FAMA) to take immediate action to reduce the prices of vegetables, fruits and fish as a study has shown that prices have increased by up to 300 percent within a week.

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Govt Seeks Appropriate Measures To Minimise Impact Of Fuel Price Hikes

PUTRAJAYA -- The government will seek appropriate measures to minimise the impact should the retail prices of RON95 and diesel exceed RM2.50 per litre for three consecutive months.

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UiTM, Rapid Rail In Pact To Develop Rail Industry

SHAH ALAM -- Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) today entered into a pact with Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd for the development of the country’s rail industry which will benefit more than 3,000 of its students.

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Culture And Arts Heritage Policy One Of Pillars Of TN50 - Rais

Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim.

KOTA BHARU – The nation’s culture and arts heritage policy needs to be a clearly defined area as one of the pillars of the National Transformation 2050 (TN50) plan in the context of nation building.

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Road Safety Campaigns Fail To Reduce Road Accidents

Datuk Abdul Aziz Kaprawi.

PUTRAJAYA -- Road safety campaigns have failed to reduce the number of accidents in the country, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Abdul Aziz Kaprawi.

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Ministry Ready To Study Issue Of Surplus Properties - Noh

Tan Sri Noh Omar.

KUALA LUMPUR – The Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Ministry is ready to look into the issue of surplus properties, especially unsold residential units, to find a solution to the problem.

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Graduands Should Gear Themselves Towards Meeting Industries' Needs

MELAKA -- Graduands cannot rely solely on the government but should gear themselves towards meeting industries’ needs to gain employment, says Melaka Yang di-Pertua Negeri, Tun Dr Mohd Khalil Yaakob.

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APM Receives Six More Sealegs Amphibious Craft

PORT DICKSON -- The Civil Defence Force (APM) today received six more  Sealegs amphibious craft to enhance its rescue operations during floods.

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