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What The Recent Viral Video About Malaysia’s Favourite Malt Drink Really Says About Our Sugar Consumption

For the past one week, a viral video concerning the alarming sugar level contained in a chocolate malt drink that is favoured by Malaysians has got everyone talking.

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Why The Littering Habits Of PPR Residents Will Never Be Resolved

Without civic consciousness, the problem of throwing rubbish and objects out the window in high-rise buildings will never be solved as no amount of advice will get through to the residents.

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Scientists Now Say Adolescence Lasts Until 24

LONDON: Puberty now starts at 10 and lasts until 24, suggested a group of scientists studying adolescent health, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Comment: The ‘Genius’ Of Trump: What The President Means When He Touts His Smarts

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The genius in the White House has always believed that what makes him special is his ability to get things done without going through the steps others must take.

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Pakatan's Role In The High Cost Of Living

THE articles on Selangor and Penang government property related taxes in the New Straits Times and Berita Harian on Monday and Tuesday are a reminder to the people in both states and also the country that the higher cost of living is not entirely due to the Federal Government’s policy.

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Schools Are The First And Best Sites For Human Capital Development

KUALA LUMPUR -- Schools commenced on Jan 2, 2018, and for some states in Malaysia, Jan 1, 2018. More than 137,000 students entered Standard One.

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When Will Animals Get The Right Of Way?

ON Dec 25, the New Straits Times reported the heartbreaking death of an adult Malayan sun bear, struck by a motorcyclist around dusk on an expressway near Kuala Dungun.

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Tech Backlash Catches Up To Apple

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: The tech backlash has caught up to Apple. Jana Partners and CalSTRS want the $900 bln company to give parents better controls over their kids’ iPhones. It’s an unusual issue for an activist, and apps from Facebook and Snap would make better targets.

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(Full Text) Prime Minister Najib's New Year Message

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THE following is the full text of speech by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's welcoming the New Year.

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2018 A Good Year For Malaysian Economy

BACK in 2015, many had predicted that the Malaysian economy would dip into recession by 2018, or even earlier. Perhaps, this was based on historical data which suggests that the economy tends to plunge into a recession every seven to 10 years.

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