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LAST_UPDATETue, 20 Feb 2018 8am

Singapore & Malaysian Armies Conclude Bilateral Military Exercise

SINGAPORE -- The Singapore Army and the Malaysian Army today conclude Exercise Semangat Bersatu (XSB), which saw the participation of around 750 troopers from the Third Battalion Singapore Guards and the Fifth Royal Malay Regiment.

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Kelantan UMNO Youth Demands Resignation Of State Assembly Speaker, Deputy Speaker

Datuk Abdullah Ya’kub.

KOTA BHARU -- Kelantan UMNO Youth today called for the immediate resignation of the speaker and deputy speaker of the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly for having allegedly tarnished the sanctity of the house.

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Azalina Explains Proposal To Abolish Mandatory Death Sentence For Drug Offences

Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

KUALA LUMPUR – The government proposal to abolish the mandatory death sentence under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 is aimed at giving the courts the discretion to determine the appropriate penalty for the offenders, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

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UMNO Assembly 2017: Selangor To Raise Affordable Housing Issue

SHAH ALAM --The issue of affordable housing faced by the people in Selangor is among the issues to be raised by Selangor UMNO at the UMNO General Assembly this year.

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NADA Staff Remanded 7 Days For Bribery

KOTA BHARU -- The Magistrate’s Court here today remanded a National Anti-Drugs Agency (NADA) staff for seven days to facilitate investigations into a bribery case.     

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Pan Borneo Highway: Immigration Issues With Brunei To Be Solved Next Year

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN -- Immigration issues related to the Pan Borneo Highway that passes through Brunei are expected to be solved before the Malaysia-Brunei Annual Leaders’ Consultation next year.

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Malaria On The Rise In Sabah - Yong

KOTA KINABALU -- Malaria is among infectious diseases that registered an increase in Sabah with 1,660 cases reported from January to Nov 11, this year, the state legislative assembly was told today.

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Johor Tables A Surplus Budget For 2018

ISKANDAR PUTERI -- The Johor government has tabled a surplus budget of RM1.141 million for 2018 -- its eighth since 2011.  

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Strong Political Leadership Needed To Harmonise Implementation Of Digital Economy & Green Economy

KUCHING — A strong political leadership is needed to set the tone in harmonising the implementation of digital ecomomy and green economy worldwide, said World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Chairman Tun Musa Hitam.

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State Govt's Moves Set To Give Johor Economy A Boost

ISKANDAR PUTERI – The Johor economy is forecast to continue to grow following several inititatives introduced by the state government in the state’s Budget 2018.

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