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Three Men Acquitted On Charge Of Promoting Terrorism

Pic: New Straits TimesKUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today acquitted and discharged three men, including an Indonesian, on a charge of promoting terrorism.

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Malaysia Loses RM6b Annually Due To Illegal Fishing In South China Sea

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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia loses RM6 billion in revenue annually due to illegal fishing by encroaching foreign fishing vessels in the East Coast, said the Fisheries Department (DOF).

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5,000 Congregate In Putrajaya For Malaysia Quran Hour

Some 5,000 Muslims from all walks of life came together to recite verses from the holy Quran at the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque in Putrajaya. Pic by NSTP/AHMAD IRHAM MOHD NOOR.PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysia #QuranHour programme kicked off today, with Muslims around the country congregating in mosques to recite the Quran en masse for one hour. 

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RMAF Refutes Claims That Hawk 108 Which Crashed Was Problematic

Hawk 108.

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) has rejected viralled claims that its Hawk 108 fighter jet that crashed in a swamp area in Cukai, Kemaman last Thursday, was known to be encountering problems.

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Perlis Traders Praised For Complying With KPDNKK Regulations

KANGAR - Perlis recorded only 16 cases of traders who violated the Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011, according to the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK).

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Isa Resigns As FGV Chairman, Sulaiman Mahbob Now Acting Chairman

Tan Sri Isa Samad.

KUALA LUMPUR - Tan Sri Isa Samad has resigned as Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) Chairman, effective today.

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DoJ Recycled Claims Have No Case Against 1MDB, Says Vell Paari

Pic: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR: The failure of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to call up anyone from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) to provide any statements related to the alleged scandals until today proves that it has no case against the strategic development company, said MIC treasurer-general Datuk Seri S. Vell Paari.

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Isa Resigns As FGV Chairman

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd's (FGV) Chairman, Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad has resigned, effective today.

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JB Veterinary Dept Employee Charged With 2 Counts Of Corruption

An employee of the Johor Baru Veterinary Department claimed trial at the sessions court here today to charges of corruption. Pic by NSTP/MOHD AZREN JAMALUDINJOHOR BHARU: An employee of the Johor Baru Veterinary Department claimed trial at the sessions court here today to charges of corruption. 

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Intel Shows Mahmud Plotted Siege With Others

(File pix) Dr Mahmud Ahmad (second from left and inset) with other militants in southern Philippines.KUALA LUMPUR: FOREIGN intelligence has confirmed that Malaysia’s most wanted terrorist, Dr Mahmud Ahmad, was among those who had plotted the deadly Battle of Marawi, which has claimed more than 200 lives. 

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