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  • Dr Mahathir says treating multiracial communities equally using meritocracy has failed to produce tangible results. Photo: The Malay Mail Online
    With New Economic Policy, Malaysia did better job than US in creating racial equity: Mahathir

    KUALA LUMPUR — Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today (June 23) lauded Malaysia’s New Economic Policy (NEP) for creating a society that he claimed was more equitable than other multiracial nations, including even the United States. Citing a feature in American magazine Foreign Affairs which included a study of Malaysia’s record on race relations,

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    A comparison of SOHC vs DOHC

    SOHC refers to Single Overhead Camshaft. In SOHC, the camshaft is situated in the cylinder head, above the valves. The valves are opened and closed either directly with a shim between the cam lobe and the valve stem, or via a rocker arm. SOHC engine valve configurations typically have 2 or 3 valves per cylinder.

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  • Samsung heir apologises in public for MERS spread

    SEOUL — The heir of the Samsung business group made a deep bow in apology as criticism mounts on a Samsung hospital for its role in spreading the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Mr Lee Jae-yong, 47, apologised to the MERS victims and patients today (June 23) in his first public speech since taking over

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  • Most of LPT2 accidents caused by human error – LLM

    The majority of accidents that occur on the East Coast Expressway Phase 2 (LPT2) can be attributed to human error, the Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) finds, according to a report by Bernama. “Seventy percent or 238 out of 339 accident cases occurred on LPT2 between Feb 1 and June 2 were due to human factors,”

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  • South Korea reports three new MERS cases, bringing total to 175

    SEOUL — South Korea’s health ministry reported three new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) today (June 23), taking the total to 175 in an outbreak that is still the largest outside Saudi Arabia but which is seen to have levelled off. The health ministry also said 54 people who had tested positive for

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    What is Guarantor?

    Guarantors are legally bound to pay back the loan if the borrower cannot pay Introduction Financial institutions may require guarantees to enhance the credit standing of prospective borrowers, thus enabling them to obtain financing. Many people think that a guarantor gives a reference of the good character of the borrower. They do not realize that

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  • French Drug Convict on Death Row Appeal Failed

    JAKARTA, Indonesia — An Indonesian court rejected on Monday an appeal of a French drug convict, potentially reigniting international tensions over the country’s use of the death penalty for serious narcotics offenses. The convict, Serge Atlaoui, 51, lost his appeal to the State Administrative Court in Jakarta, which aimed to upend President Joko Widodo’s decision

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  • Human Rights Watch slams Malaysia for fining, jailing transgender women

    HRW has called Muslim-majority Malaysia one of world’s worst countries for transgender people as they face harassment, sexual abuse and arrest by Islamic authorities KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Human Rights Watch on Monday criticized a Malaysian Islamic court for fining nine Muslim transgender women for cross-dressing and jailing two of them for a month. Religious

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  • MELAKA 22 June 2015. Kelihatan kaki salah seorang pekerja binaan terjulur di sebelah kiri bangunan ketika anggota Bomba dan Penyelamat bertungkus-lumus menyelamatkan pekerja-pekerja binaan yang tertimbus di bawah runtuhan tapak pembinaan sebuah pusat membeli-belah di Pulau Sebang, Tampin. NSTP/Khairunisah Lokman
    3 killed, 6 injured when building floor collapsed – Malacca

    ALOR GAJAH: Three foreign construction workers were killed while six others sustained injuries, including three serious when the mezzanine floor of a building under construction collapsed in Pulau Sebang near here at 2.15pm  22 June 2015. State Police Chief, Datuk Chuah Ghee Lye said all of the three men died on the spot. “The trio

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    Monthly household income of Malaysians increase

    KUALA LUMPUR: The median monthly household income for Malaysians in 2014 increased by 11.7 per cent annually to RM4,585 from RM3,626 in 2012. The Department of Statistics Malaysia said this in its report on the Household Income and Basic Amenities Survey 2014, held to collect data on the characteristics of Malaysian households. “The survey was

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