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Kedah Has Never Begged From Federal Government: MB

Pic: BernamaALOR STAR: Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah has rubbished an allegation by Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir that the state government was forced to beg from the federal government for allocations to fund mega projects planned in the state.

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PM Launches Housing Project For 400 Former Estate Workers

Pic: BernamaSEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today performed the ground-breaking for a project to build houses for 400 families of former estate workers who have been without their own homes since 1996 after paving the way for the development of the Putrajaya government administrative centre.

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RM333.1m Allocated For PPRT This Year: Ministry

For illustration purposes only. Pic: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM333.1 million was allocated for the implementation of the Hardcore Poor Housing Programme (PPRT) nationwide this year, according to the rural and regional development ministry.

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TH: Don't Believe Social Media's 'Wukuf Day' Date

Pic: Post MetroMAKKAH: Tabung Haji (TH) has called on Malaysian Haj pilgrims and the public not to believe the message viralled on the social media since several days ago, on the date of Wukuf, which is purportedly on Friday, Sept 1.

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Appeals Court Maintains Sentence On Three Indonesians

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeals today maintained the three-year jail sentence imposed on three Indonesian nationals who pleaded guilty to ferrying 54 countrymen, among them three children, to Malaysia from Indonesia in an unlicensed boat.

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Government Planning To Expand KLIA After 2020 – Abd Aziz Kaprawi

KUALA LUMPUR: The government plans to expand the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) after 2020 as passenger traffic is expected to increase by more than 30 per cent, says Transport Deputy Minister Datuk Abd Aziz Kaprawi.

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Transport Sector To Lose If Not Using E-Hailing - Nancy

Filepic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: The use of the smart phone or e-hailing application to get taxi service is in line with the needs and demands of the open market and which if not implemented, will be a loss to the transport sector, economically.

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PR1MA Has Given Contracts Worth RM15b To Bumi Firms: Najib

Pic: BernamaPUTRAJAYA: 1Malaysia People's Housing Scheme (PR1MA) has awarded contracts worth RM15 billion to 574 bumiputra firms to date.

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Petrol Prices Up, Diesel Down

Pic: Bernama

PETALING JAYA: Fuel pump prices are up across the board from this midnight will see an increase of 3 sen for RON 95 and 4 sen for RON 97.

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Unity Important Factor In Country Gaining Independence - Perlis MB

Filepic: NSTPKANGAR: The unity among the various races was one of the key factors behind the country gaining independence from British occupation in 1957, Perlis Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azlan Man said today.

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