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Tokyo • Activist groups called for an independent investigation into the use of wood possibly originating from Malaysian forests for the construction of Tokyo’s Olympic stadium, saying it is a “... more
All attention will be focused on Istana Negara at Jalan Duta in Kuala Lumpur this Monday as Malaysians celebrate the installation of the country’s 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V.  The... more
NEW Zealand, the depository of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), remains upbeat on the controversial multilateral trade pact to move forward with the current composition, despite the US... more
Thunderstorms over the waters off Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Sabah (Interior and West Coast) are expected to continue till late morning today. According to the Malaysian... more
The Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government will build 4,800 units of studio apartment for youth on its land in Batu district, Kuala Lumpur.  Its minister Tan Sri Noh Omar said the... more
THE imposition of definitive safeguard duties on imported steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar), and steel wire rods and deformed bar in coils will not be a burden to builders and contractors,... more
THAI-BASED Berli Jucker pcl (BJC) is keen to import more Malaysian products following its latest acquisition of Big C Supercentre pcl.  BJC, via the 97.94% stake in Big C that it owns now for RM27.02... more
PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak has affirmed the government’s commitment towards ensuring that the nation’s economic growth remains steady despite global economic uncertainties.  In the... more
The two females charged with killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader appeared in a Malaysian court on Thursday wearing bullet-proof vests, as one of their lawyers warned they... more
Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has been appointed as the minister with special functions at the Prime Minister’s Department effective yesterday.  Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak announced... more

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