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Appropriate To Withdraw Dr Mahathir’s Police Escort, Says Nazri

 The move to withdraw the police escort for former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is appropriate, says Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz (pic).

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Government Mulls Implementation Of Workers Insurance System - Najib

 Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the government is mulling to implement the Workers Insurance System (WIS) to enhance the social security of workers and facilitate the employers method of conducting business.

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AirAsia Statement: Flight Disruptions Since Saturday Evening

 AirAsia confirms that we have been experiencing some flight disruptions since Saturday evening which has caused inconveniences to our guests. This is highly regretted and we are working to normalise our operations and reduce these disruptions.

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Muhammad Is Right Replacement For Zeti

KUALA TERENGGANU: Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim is the right replacement for Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz as Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor in ensuring continuity in the measures undertaken by her, particularly in overcoming the declining ringgit.

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Body Of Sabah Policeman Arrives In Kota Kinabalu For Burial

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KOTA KINABALU: The remains of Corporal Roydin Jamaludin, the policeman found dead in a ditch in Muar yesterday, has arrived here and will be buried at his hometown in Kudat this evening.

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Hundreds Of Passengers Fume After Cancellations, Delays Ground AirAsia Flights

KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of AirAsia passengers were left fuming yesterday following a raft of flight cancellations and delays by the low-cost carrier.

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Ismail Challenges Sarawakians To Prove Their Support For Adenan

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KUCHING: Sarawakians have been challenged to prove their support for Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem by giving Barisan Nasional a landslide victory in the May 7 election.

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No Plan To Raise GST Rate: Najib

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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix) yesterday reiterated that the government has no plan to raise the rate of the Goods and Services Tax.

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RM1,000 Minimum Wage To Kick-Start On July 1

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KUALA LUMPUR: The RM1,000 minimum wage for Peninsular Malaysia and RM920 for Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan, will come into effect on July 1.

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Tangkak Declared As Tourism District

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TANGKAK: Tangkak has been declared a tourism district in line with the Johor State Planning Master Plan 2016-2020 to turn the tourism sector as the main contributor to the district's economic growth.

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