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  • 10 steps to buying your dream house in Malaysia

    1. Understand and draft your budget With the skyrocketing property prices in Malaysia, one must be really clear about managing budgets and debts. To own a real estate, first thing to take note is your budget. If you are a first time buyer, understandably banks will approve you a loan of 90% for as long

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  • 12 tips on staying inspired

    Stay Healthy Drink a glass of water. When you wake up in the morning, drink a glass of water to start the day fresh. Move and sweat. Daily exercise boosts your energy level, improve your mood, and relieves stresses. Get some sleep. When you get enough rest, you have more energy to do the things

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  • eco-friendly-cement
    What is Eco Friendly Cement?

    Eco Friendly Cement also known as Green Cement is a cementitious material that meets or exceeds the functional performance capabilities of Portland Cement by incorporating and optimizing recycled materials such as Fly Ash (usually can replace up to 35%) & Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag, GGBS (usually can replace up to 70%). Thereby reducing consumption of

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  • Car bomb explodes in Yemen capital near mosque used by Houthis, two dead

    SANAA – A car bomb exploded in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Saturday near the Qiba al-Mahdi mosque used by the Houthi militia, killing two people and wounding six others, witnesses and a security source told Reuters. On Wednesday the Sunni Muslim jihadist group Islamic State claimed responsibility for four car bombs that detonated near mosques

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  • Is your salary enough to afford for a car?

    Car accidents can happen at any time (or place) even if you’re an ultra safe driver. While the fault may not always be yours (or so you tell yourself), the cost of the damages could very well be yours to bear. But wait, I have car insurance, aren’t I protected from any damage arising from

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  • Nissan Almera Climate Control
    5 ways to prevent your car air conditioning system from burning out

    Temperatures over 32°C and high humidity can challenge your vehicle’s air conditioning system. Here are some easy tips to keep you and your passengers cool on the road: 1.    Leave the windows down slightly on hot days If possible, leave the windows down slightly on hot days to reduce heat build-up. An A/C system works

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  • South Korea reports no new cases of MERS, first time since June 3

    SEOUL: South Korea’s health ministry said on Saturday that no new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) had been recorded, the first time in 16 days. The ministry said on Friday that an outbreak of the disease appeared to have leveled off. There also were no more deaths, the ministry said, leaving the total

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  • Japan: US$3.5m for Rohingya migrants

    The country will extend the funds through global agencies such as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees TOKYO: Japan on Saturday (Jun 20) offered US$3.5 million to help the Rohingya boat people who have fled Myanmar where they faced severe discrimination. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Japan remained committed to helping national reconciliation efforts on

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  • Singapore takes issue with Malaysian remarks on High Speed Rail

    SINGAPORE – The Ministry of Transport (MOT) today (June 19) took issue with recent comments made separately by two Malaysian officials on the design of the crossing for the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System link, and Malaysia’s preference to terminate the High Speed Rail (HSR) in Johor Bahru, instead of Jurong East which the Republic

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  • Indonesia: Australia made ‘illicit payments’ to crew of people smuggling boat

    Indonesia’s foreign ministry says it believes illegal payments were made by Australia to the crew of a people-smuggling boat. Australia’s ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson, met with Indonesia’s foreign minister, Retno Marsudi, today. Ms Marsudi had demanded clarification about reports the crew of a boat carrying 65 asylum seekers were paid thousands of dollars each

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