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  • RM380k collected per day at Batu Tiga, Sg Rasau toll

    PLUS Malaysia Bhd collected an average of RM378,486 at the Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau toll plazas daily, as The Star understands. Of the total figure mentioned, RM228,650 stems from the Batu Tiga toll plaza while the remaining RM149,836, from Sungai Rasau, said deputy works minister, Datuk Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin, to the Dewan Rakyat.

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  • South Korea reports 4 new MERS cases, 3 more deaths

    SEOUL — South Korea’s health ministry reported four new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) today (June 16), bringing the total to 154 in an outbreak that is the largest outside Saudi Arabia. The ministry also said three patients infected with the MERS virus had died, taking the death toll to 19 in an

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  • Singapore’s Telcos End 2G Service In 2017

    The spectrum currently used for 2G will be used to provide faster, more advanced 3G and 4G services, say the telcos. SINGAPORE: All three telcos in Singapore – M1, Singtel and StarHub – will pull the plug on 2G services from Apr 1, 2017, the companies said in a joint press release on Monday (Jun

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  • Malaysia: Patients owed government hospitals over RM80mil

    PETALING JAYA: The management of medical fee revenue in government hospitals is less than satisfactory, with RM82.98mil in arrears from 2012 to 2014. Malaysian citizens owed RM34.55mil of that amount while foreigners owed RM48.43mil, the second series of the 2014 Auditor-General’s (A-G) report revealed on Monday. The audit recommended Share us on:

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  • SEA Games basketball: Singapore Beat Thailand

    Singapore took the men’s bronze medal in basketball after beating Thailand 54-49 at the OCBC Arena.   SINGAPORE: Hosts Singapore took the men’s basketball bronze medal after a thrilling 54-49 win over Thailand at the OCBC Arena on Monday (Jun 15). After a thrilling first quarter, the teams were tied at 14-14. But Thailand Share

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  • ESC
    Do you know what is ESC?

    Electronic Stability Control (ESC) helps drivers to avoid crashes by reducing the danger of skidding, or losing control as a result of over-steering. ESC becomes active when a driver loses control of their car. It uses computer controlled technology to apply individual brakes and help bring the car safely back on track, without the danger

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  • Chance of KL quake remote

    PETALING JAYA: Although chances are remote, experts agree that the possibility of the big one hitting Kuala Lumpur cannot be ruled out. Universiti Malaya Geology Department Assoc Prof Mustaffa Kamal Shuib said although Malaysia was located outside the Pacific Ring of Fire, an ancient fault line under Kuala Lumpur could reactivate due to tectonic pressure.

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  • 7.5 million litres of RON95 petrol has gone missing

    KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian-registered tanker carrying nearly 7.5 million litres of RON95 petrol has gone missing in the waters off Johor’s east coast. Enforcement officials are now searching for the missing tanker, which became uncontactable some 31.5km (17 nautical miles) off Pulau Aur since 8.54pm last Thursday. MT Orkim Harmony was sailing from Malacca to

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  • Over RM6bil GST collected

    KUALA LUMPUR: More than RM6 billion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) were recorded, Dewan Rakyat told. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said of the amount recorded yesterday, some RM3.36 billion of were from imports, while RM2.9 billion were GST net. “A total of447,236 business premises were checked between April 1 and June 1.

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  • Ringgit
    What is the impact of weakening ringgit?

    Since goods and services will be cheaper due to fall in the Malaysian ringgit. Thus, would boost exports and encourage foreign tourists to visit Malaysia. The sliding local currency brings both good and bad to the domestic economy The weakening of the ringgit or rather the rise of the US dollar against the rest of

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