Bursa Malaysia Gold Futures Open Higher

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 – Gold futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives opened higher in thin trading today with only one contract month traded. At 9.16am, April 2015 rose four ticks to RM142.10 a gram while May 2015, June 2015 and July 2015 remain pegged at RM144.40, RM143.50 and RM144.25 a gram

Deputy Minister Blames Cheaters For BR1M Double-Dipping

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 – Dishonest recipients of federal cash aid Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) were to blame for the over RM3 million lost because of repeated claims of the cash vouchers, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said in Parliament today. When asked how Putrajaya had allowed thousands of BR1M recipients

Ku Li Is The Best Person To Take Over From Najib

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 – As some Umno veterans once again pressure Datuk Seri Najib Razak to resign, one former leader has endorsed former finance minister Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah as the best person to take over as prime minister. Former de facto law minister Datuk Zaid Ibrahim said out of all current Umno leaders, Razaleigh,

Prisons Department Denies Anwar Counselling Inmates

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 – The Prisons Department yesterday denied that de facto PKR leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who was serving a prison sentence in Sungai Buloh, had given religious lectures and counselling sessions to inmates. In a statement, the department said it had special officers or would invite qualified

Facebook Launches Standalone Web Messenger Browser Version

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Facebook is putting that Messenger.com domain to good use: The social network just launched a Messenger client on the Web that separates it from the Facebook.com homepage.  With Messenger.com, Facebook is clearly gearing users up for its upcoming Messenger Business integration, in which users can chat directly with companies about product questions, purchase updates and shipment tracking.

Pota Act Passed Without Amendments

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 – The Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) 2015, to combat militant activities in the country, was finally approved at 2.25am this morning — after more than 14 hours of debate in the Dewan Rakyat. Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, in winding up the Bill, said in total there

Militant Group Held On Suspicion Of Plotting Attacks In KL

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 – Police have detained a suspected militant group, comprising 17 individuals, for allegedly plotting a terror attack in Malaysia’s capital. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said two of the individuals detained had recently returned from Syria, a country engulfed in a civil war, involving the

RTM Paid RM103.14M To TM Before The Contract Was Even Signed

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 – National broadcaster Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) paid RM103.14 million to Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) for broadcast network and maintenance services even before the official signing of agreement. According to the 2014 Auditor-General’s Report, the overall management of the contract was good. However, the following were the weaknesses found: – There

Kedah Proposes 50% Pay Hike For Assemblymen

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ALOR STAR, April 6 – The Kedah state government is proposing to raise the salary and allowance of state assemblymen, including the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Exco members by 50%. In the case of the Menteri Besar, the pay rise sought is 25%. The proposal to raise the salary and allowance of legislators was

Heli Crash: Police Rules Out As Sabotage

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KAJANG, April 6 – Into the third day of the helicopter crash investigation, police have so far ruled out any case of sabotage in Saturday’s incident at Kampung Pasir Baru in Sungai Pening-Pening, here. Selangor police chief Datuk Seri Abu Samah Mat said police cannot confirm whether there are elements of

The Struggling History Of Dr Mahathir

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 – Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been attacking Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in recent days, the sharpness of his criticism is even greater than criticisms from the opposition.  Some criticisms are justified while some are so unfounded to the extent of

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