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Smallholders, Rubber Tappers Yet To Apply For Monsoon Season Aid

Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong

PUTRAJAYA -- About 155,829 smallholders and rubber tappers have yet to apply for the monsoon season aid (MSA) approved under the 2017 Budget, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.

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Entrepreneurship Among Main Agendas Of KPT

Tan Sri Dr Noorul Ainur Mohd Nur

SINTOK -- Enhancing entrepreneurial skills among students of the institutions of higher learning (IPT) is one of the main agendas of the Higher Education Ministry (KPT) to produce graduates who would create job opportunities in the future.

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MACC Seeks Man To Assist Probe Into Case

PUTRAJAYA -- The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission is seeking a 31-year-old man by the name of Kalaichelvan Selvarajee to assist in the investigation into a case.

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Kedah Hopes Banks Will Educate Kedahans On Digital Banking

Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah

ALOR SETAR -- The state government hopes financial industry players will provide more exposure and education on digital banking, including the benefits of electronic payment (e-payment), to Kedahans.

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Malaysia Ready To Become Quality Education Hub For Students From War-Torn Countries

Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

PUTRAJAYA -- Malaysia is ready to be a hub to provide accessible and quality education opportunities for less fortunate students from war-torn countries, said Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh. 

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Batu Tiga, Sungai Rasau Toll Plazas To Come Down By End-March

SHAH ALAM – PLUS Malaysia Berhad said today work to dismantle the Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau toll plazas, where toll collection ceased on Jan 1, will begin after the Chinese New Year next month and end by the end of March.

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Court Dismisses Former PPBM Chief Activist's Suit Against Muhyiddin

KUALA LUMPUR -- The High Court here today dismissed the suit filed by former Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chief activist Mohd Anas Sudin against party president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

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Unemployed Man Charged With Raping Underage Girlfriend

KOTA SAMARAHAN: An unemployed man was charged at the Sessions Court here today with two counts of raping his underage girlfriend two years ago.

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Dr Mahathir Fails To Set Aside Jamal's Subpoena

KUALA LUMPUR -- The High Court here today dismissed Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s application to strike out a subpoena obtained by Sungai Besar UMNO chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos compelling him to testify in a defamation suit related to Bersih 3.0.

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Mita: Wake up MAS, Take Heed Of AirAsia

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Inbound Tourism Association (Mita) today said Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is lacking in effort to connect the country with other major cities in Europe and North America.

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