No Fault Liability: Let The People Decide

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GEORGE TOWN, Jul 6 – The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) strongly believes that consumers will benefit from the NFL just as employees benefit from the Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) which operates on the principle of NFL. If SOCSO has been overwhelming successful for more than four decades why can’t

Chinese Deities Fly Business Class For SE Asia Tour

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SINGAPORE, Jul 5 – A statue of a Chinese goddess adorned in brightly coloured clothes and an extravagant headdress has become an online sensation after it was pictured flying business class to Malaysia. The 1.8m model of Chinese sea goddess Mazu was pictured strapped into the luxury seat on a flight from

EPF Members Can Settle Education Loans Under Account 2

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PETALING JAYA, Jul 5 – The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will allow its members to settle their outstanding education loans from July 21. This could benefit up to 70,000 members who have yet to repay these loans, The Star Online reported today.  Members can settle their outstanding education loan amount from

BM Pass In SPM Needed, Says Ahmad Zahid

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PETALING JAYA, Jul 5 – The Cabinet has decided to retain the compulsory pass for Bahasa Malaysia subject in the SPM examination for all public service positions and no waiver will be allowed. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi announced this today after the Cabinet meeting. Health Minister Datuk Seri

German Police Use Water Cannon On G20 Protestors

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HAMBURG, Jul 5 – Riot police used water cannon overnight Tuesday to disperse several gatherings of protesters ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg. Police first dislodged protesters who had set up tents in a park in the western district of Altona, according to police and media reports. “This is not a

Trial Of Any MH17 Suspects To Be Held In Dutch Court

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THE HAGUE, jul 5 – The trials of any suspects arrested in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine will be held in the Netherlands, Dutch officials announced Wednesday. All 298 people on board were killed when the plane was downed on July 17, 2014 on a

Jakim Urges Dog Lover To Repent

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PETALING JAYA, Jul 5 – The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) has expressed regret over a video that shows a Muslim woman with her pet dog “Bubu”. Jakim director-general Tan Sri Othman Mustapha said Muslims owning dogs and their needless contact with canines were highly disturbing, adding that such actions were against

Can G19 Hold Firm Against Trump’s G1?

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PARIS, Jul 5 – Can a motley crew of countries grouping climate champions Germany and France with oil giants Russia and Saudi Arabia muster a joint defence of the Paris Agreement against Donald Trump? This is the question for observers as the G20 group of major economies gathers in Hamburg amid a

What Is The G20?

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BERLIN, Jul 5 – The Group of 20 leading industrialised and emerging powers hold annual summits on economic governance, with wars and crises often overtaking the official agenda. Grouping the United States and other G7 members with giants such as China, India and Russia, it represents two thirds of the world population,

Dengue Fever Go Up By 77.8% In Kedah

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ALOR STAR, Jul 5 – Kedah recorded a 77.8% hike in dengue fever cases or 871 cases from Jan 1 to July1 compared to 381 cases during the same period last year. State Health Department director, Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail said there were three deaths due to dengue involving two cases in

SEA GAMES 2017: Tickets For 19 Events Now On Sale

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 4 – Tickets to the 29th SEA Games here (KL2017) are being sold to the public from today. The tickets, priced at RM10 to RM20, are sold online via www.kualalumpur2017.com.my, while their availability at various sales kiosks will be announced later. Tickets are required for entry to 19 events

CFCG Acquires A Corporate Finance Advisory Firm In Singapore

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HONG KONG, Jul 5 – China First Capital Group Limited (“CFCG” or the “Group”; stock code: 1269) has announced that, CFCG Investment Partners International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (“CFCG Singapore”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CFCG, has acquired 100% of shares of Stirling Coleman Capital Limited (“Stirling Coleman”) for cash consideration. In

Abang Johari Slams Amanah Deputy President Over Malaysia Agreement Move

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KUCHING, Jul 4 – Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg today criticised Amanah deputy president Salahuddin Ayub for having said that the Sarawak government’s act of sending lawyers to London over the Malaysia Agreement 1963 would invite foreigners to “intervene” in national affairs. He said Salahuddin Ayub statement reflects

Vivian Lee’s Appeal Fixed For Sept 4

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 4 – Controversial blogger Vivian Lee’s appeal against her jail sentence for insulting Muslims with an offensive post during Ramadan on their Facebook account, has been fixed for mention on Sept 4. Vivian Lee May Ling, 27, is appealing against five months and 22 days jail sentence ordered by

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