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LAST_UPDATEFri, 27 Mar 2015 6am

Study On GST’s Impact On Civil Servants In July: Ali Hamsa

Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa. Photo: www.themalaysiantimes.com.myPUTRAJAYA: The government will study the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on civil servants, including on the salary and allowances, beginning July, said Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa.

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Pokok Sena MP Ejected From Parliament Over ‘Bacul’ Remark

Datuk Mahfuz Omar. Photo: NSTKUALA LUMPUR: Pokok Sena Member of Parliament Datuk Mahfuz Omar was ejected from the Dewan Rakyat today for calling a minister 'bacul' (coward) and for being rowdy.

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Man Changes Plea To Guilty For Causing Death Of 14yo Girl

ALOR STAR: A 20-year-old man, initially charged for the murder of a 14-year-old girl, escaped the mandatory death sentence when he pleaded guilty today to an alternative charge of causing her death.

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NGO Urges Government To Give More Powers To Police

KUALA LUMPUR: Non-governmental organisation Jaringan Melayu Malaysia (JMM) has urged the government to invest the police with more powers to combat crime and illegal syndicates.

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New Cycling Routes In KL If 350 Buildings Switch Off Their Lights For Earth Hour 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur Mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib has pledged that if the Earth Hour campaign this year manages to get participation from 350 buildings in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will introduce new and safe cycling routes in the city as a reward.

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Lodging And Food In Medical Wards Exempt From GST

PUTRAJAYA -- The cost of inpatient care in private hospitals (admitted to the ward) will be lower when the goods and services tax (GST) is implemented.

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Dewan Rakyat: Malaysia's Debt Level In Safe Zone - Abdul Wahid

Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar. Photo: www.themalaysiantimes.com.myKUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's debt level is still in the safe zone with a deficit of less than four per cent, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

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Over 52 Percent Of Audit Issues In AG's Report 2013 Solved - Paul Low

Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan. Photo: www.vistage.com.mySERDANG -- More than 52 percent of audit issues involving the Federal and State governments in the 2013 Auditor-General's (AG) Report have been solved, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan said today.

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#PecatIGP: The Dignified 'Success' Of Anwar Ibrahim

KUALA LUMPUR: Throughout his political career, opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has succeeded in shaping many supporters who tend to violate the law and cause riot that lead to public unrest, wrote Cheras Umno Chief Datuk Seri Syed Ali Alhabshee on his blog at umnobahagiancheras.blogspot.com today.

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Retinal Cameras Can Help Fight Avoidable Blindness - Dr Hilmi

Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya. Photo: malaysianreview.comKUALA LUMPUR -- The donation of two Retinal Cameras by Standard Chartered Scope International (M) Sdn Bhd and other additional screening equipment will contribute significantly in the treatment of various retinal diseases, said Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya.

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