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Putrajaya lifts moratorium on foreign workers hiring for more sectors

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 17 — The government has lifted the suspension of foreign workers intake for two industries today, citing critical need for manpower and economic progress following dismal...

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Jais’ land grab for mega mosque illegal, appellate court declares

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 17 — In a landmark ruling today, the Court of Appeal declared the Selangor Islamic Religious Department's (Jais) compulsory acquisition of a private company's 26-acre land to...

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Selangor Umno rep dies

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Sungai Air Tawar Barisan Nasional (BN) state assemblyman Kamarol Zaki Abdul Malik, 58, died at his residence here this morning. His driver, Mohd Sufaat Salimin said...

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‘Look East’ policy not about selling land to foreigners, Dr M tells sultan

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad continued his criticism of Forest City today, claiming that the mammoth development project in Johor will leech money and jobs to foreign...

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‘Kap chai’ bike ban will hurt poor people, critics say

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — The government’s proposal to ban underbone motorcycles in Kuala Lumpur could burden low-income earners who are already under pressure from rising living costs,...

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No break for Malaysian motorists as Singapore prepares to put out new road charge

Umno spouting ‘fake news’ with unproven anti-Malay claims, Kit Siang says

Shell says operations back to normal at most petrol stations

I consider myself lucky, double amputee says

Construction works behind KL water disruption

Woman killed in head-on collision with tourist bus

Moderate earthquake hits Indonesia, tremors felt in Malaysia

All Malaysian students in Medan safe after earthquake, consul general says

‘Kap chai’ riders’ approval needed before banning them, says deputy transport minister

‘Secular’ politicians pretending not to understand Hadi’s Bill, research group says

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