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Issues, Scandals Within MAF Will Be Investigated Internally - Mohamad Sabu

Mohamad Sabu.

KUALA LUMPUR -- Internal investigations will be held over any issue and scandal connected to the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) before action is taken against those involved, said the new Defence Minister, Mohamad Sabu.

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Legal Team To Review Anti-Fake News Act - Gobind Singh

Gobind Singh Deo.

PUTRAJAYA --  The Communications and Multimedia Ministry will set up a legal team to consider whether to amend or repeal the Anti-Fake News Act 2018 that was passed in April this year, said the new minister, Gobind Singh Deo.

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Govt To Review Mega Projects - Azmin

Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.

PUTRAJAYA -- The government will review mega projects and projects which have been approved by the previous administration, said Economic Affairs Minister, Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.

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Govt Must Address Malaysia's Stance On Trade Pacts - Jayasiri

Datuk Seri J Jayasiri.

KUALA LUMPUR — The new government has to decide Malaysia’s stance on international trade agreements, particularly the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said Ministry of International Trade and Industry Secretary-General, Datuk Seri J Jayasiri.

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Former PM Najib Gives Statement To MACC Over SRC International Case

PUTRAJAYA -- Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived at the headquarters of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission at 9.42 am today to give a statement over the MACC investigation into a case linked to SRC International Sdn Bhd.

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Robert Kuok Joins Council Of Eminent Persons Meeting

KUALA LUMPUR: Tycoon Tan Sri Robert Kuok has joined the Council of Eminent Persons meeting at Ilham Tower here today. The council's members are set to meet the heads of Khazanah and the Employees Provident Fund.

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Malaysian Who Conquered Mount Everest Found Dead After He Went Missing For Five Days In Eastern Nepal

Shah Alam-native Raman Nair made history last year (2017) when he scaled the peak of Mount Everest on his first attempt.

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Most Items That Form The Household Expenses Of The Lower Income Are Already GST Zero Rated, Says IDEAS

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Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) has announced that extending zero-rating of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to all items doesn't help reduce the cost of living for the lower income group.

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How Did The RM1 Trillion Debt Figure Came About?

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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth deputy chief Khairul Azwan Harun has questioned the RM1 Trillion debt figure announced by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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No More Bribery In Getting Driving Licenses, New Transport Minister Vows

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KUALA LUMPUR: New Transport Minister Anthony Loke plans to outlaw the practice of bribery in the acquisition and issuance of driving licenses in the country.

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