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FDIs Bring Ripple Effects, Benefit To Local Economy And People

JOHOR BAHRU: Foreign direct investments (FDIs) into the country, including Johor, will not only have ripple effects in terms of a spillover of economic activities but also assist in the socio-economic development of the people in the long-run.

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Najib Announces Two Policy Changes On PR1MA Programme

SUNGAI PETANI: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday announced two policy changes to enable more people to own a house under the 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) programme.

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Families Can Visit Prison Inmates On Jan 30, Jan 31

KUALA LUMPUR: The Prisons Department has set Jan 30 and 31 for families to visit inmates in conjunction with Chinese New Year.

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UFO Or A Drone? Unidentified Flying Objects Spotted Near Penang Komtar Goes Viral

Pics: Facebook

A Facebook user had posted a recording of two white airborne objects floating above the iconic Komtar earlier this week that has got netizens talking.

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This CNY, AirAsia Offers All-In-Fares As Low As RM29 For Their #AyamComing Promotion

The Chinese New Year means more holidays for us all! And for those who have yet planned for a getaway, AirAsia is giving away some ‘ang pao’ in the form of wholesome discounts and freebies with their latest #AyamComing campaign.

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GMI Student Killed In Crash Before Start Of Practical Training

Pic: NSTP

KEMAMAN: A 21-year-old student was killed when his motorcycle crashed into two cars near Rantau Petronas, in Kerteh here on Monday night.

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Many Of Mahathir's Ideas Outdated, Says Salleh

KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said many of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's ideas on how things should be done were outdated and no longer work.

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FIC Board Asked To Resign As New Felda Chairman Cleans House

KUALA LUMPUR: All Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC)'s board members have been asked to resign to facilitate the reorganisation of the company. Newly-minted Federal Land Authority (Felda) chairman Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad said he will be appointing a new board as soon as next week.

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Australia Says Suspended MH370 Search Could Resume In Future

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SYDNEY: The Australian government said on Wednesday it was not ruling out a future underwater search for a missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet as families of those on board criticized the decision to suspend the hunt after three fruitless years.

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(Actionline) Illegal Traders Prowl Sandakan Streets

Pic: NSTP

Turtle eggs are being sold openly along Jalan Pryor in Sandakan and the lack of enforcement seems to allow the illegal trade to prevail. Jamilah, a teacher in the east coast district in Sabah, said turtle egg sellers could be easily spotted by the side of the road looking for customers.

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