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  • Malaysia uses Singapore’s drug laws to review drug- related death sentence

    In death penalty rethink, Putrajaya studies Singapore drug laws KUALA LUMPUR: The government is scrutinising Singapore’s drug laws to review the death penalty in Malaysia’s drug-related laws. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan said it was perusing the republic’s Misuse of Drugs Act in reforming the existing laws as reaction

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  • High Speed Rail (KL-Spore)
    High-Speed Rail (HSR), conduct in-depth study first!

    JOHOR BARU: A Johor assemblyman has called on the Malaysian government to conduct a broader study on the impact of the High-Speed Rail (HSR) to avoid it becoming under-utilised by the rakyat. Stulang Laut assemblyman Andrew Chen Kah Eng said that Malaysia should learn from the mistake made by Spain where a HSR was built

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  • Langat 2 water treatment plant may only be ready by 2019

    The Langat 2 water treatment plant and its distribution system (LRAL2) project may only be fully completed in 2019 instead of 2017 as planned. Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Dr Maximus Ongkili said this was because of the delay in executing the Selangor water supply industry restructuring agreement. “Right now, the Selangor government has

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  • thailand
    Chuo Senko Thailand restructures to shore up stagnating ad-agency revenue

    FACED with a stagnating advertising market, Chuo Senko (Thailand) has spun off its core business to a new subsidiary, Chuo Senko Advertising (Thailand), and transformed another subsidiary, Wonder Asia, an event organiser, into an advertising agency to land new clients. Thailand Shuji Okawa, president and chief executive officer of Chuo Senko (Thailand), said yesterday that

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  • MERS death toll rises, South Korea

    SEOUL (AFP) – South Korea on Wednesday reported two more deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing to nine the total number of deaths in the current outbreak. Thirteen new cases were also confirmed, expanding the list of known cases to Share us on:

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  • Malaysia: Overseas education now a distant dream for many

    PETALING JAYA: The stronger greenback and pound sterling against the ringgit has made studying in the United States and Britain a more distant dream for many Malaysians. A parent, who wished to be known as Julie, said she has to review her expenses as her daughter will leave for England in September. “She took some

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  • MRT
    MRT 2 – 94% of affected residents approve

    This is good news for both MRT Corp and Klang Valley residents. To date, about 2,630 residents, or 94% of respondents who will be affected by the alignment of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line 2, are happy with the project. “We conducted the survey from May 15 and received lots of Share us on:

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  • Singapore beefs up precautionary measures against MERS

    Singapore will begin temperature screening for travellers arriving from South Korea, in light of the MERS outbreak there. SINGAPORE: Singapore will begin temperature screening at air checkpoints for passengers arriving from South Korea from Tuesday (Jun 9), 7.00pm, as an additional precautionary measure against the MERS virus. Travellers flying to Singapore from South Korea will

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  • Malaysia, Sabah : A day of mourning for victims of the quake

    KOTA KINABALU: It was a day of mourning for the victims of the earthquake at Mount Kinabalu, the worst natural disaster at the World Heritage Site. Across Sabah yesterday, flags flew at half-mast as families buried their loved ones and others waited to identify the dead at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital mortuary. The outpouring of

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  • Malaysia: 1MDB repays RM3.6 billion loan

    Posted: 8 JUNE 2015 @ 7:28 PM KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has repaid a US$975 million (RM3.6 billion) loan to a syndicate of international banks, in line with the rationalisation plan approved by cabinet. In a statement today, 1MDB’s president/group executive director, Arul Kanda Kandasamy, said the repayment reflected the company’s commitment to reduce

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