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ANM in the News Archive December 06 - 10,  2019

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December 10, 2019

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 102019 @ 20:30

General Assembly to accelerate local talent upskilling in digital development, says MDEC

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has partnered with US-based General Assembly (GA) to set up operations here and help push digital talent development further.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 102019 @ 20:00

PKR info chief wants Zuraida punished for disclosing private details linked to Anwar

PKR information chief Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin wants party vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin punished for disclosing details from private conversations she had with Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MoHR Dec 102019 @ 20:00

Ministry will not stop anyone from opposing proposed Amendment to APP 1967

The Ministry of Human Resources will not prevent any party from opposing the proposed amendment to the Industrial Relations Act (APP) 1967, according to Minister M. Kula Segaran.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt Dec 102019 @ 19:00

Senator: Reassess M40 income classification

The M40 group household income classification must be re-assessed according to residential locations, suggested Senator Datuk S. Ananthan at Dewan Negara today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: State Dec 102019 @ 19:00

MAPS theme park will not be closed: MB

The Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) here will not be closed down even though it has failed to repay its principal payment amounting to RM25.7 million to Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd (Affin Investment).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | 1MDB Dec 102019 @ 19:00

MACC list shows Dr M earns over RM100,000 a month

As the deadline passes for MPs to declare their assets, the updated list shows Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) is now one of the top earners among the MPs who have declared their assets.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PM Succession Dec 102019 @ 18:00

PM pledges to step down for Anwar, but not before November

The Ministry of Human Resources will not prevent any party from opposing the proposed amendment to the Industrial Relations Act (APP) 1967, according to Minister M. Kula Segaran.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Dec 102019 @ 18:00

Dr M hopeful of 1MDB settlement with Goldman soon

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is hopeful of reaching an out-of-court settlement with Goldman Sachs over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal soon, but that compensation of "one point something billion" dollars offered by the bank was too small.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: PDRM Dec 102019 @ 17:30

New PDRM recruits must pass religious, moral tests

Each candidate applying to be personnel and officers of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) for future recruitment must pass religious and moral tests.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: MoF Dec 102019 @ 17:30

Civil servants to get RM500 special assistance on Dec 18

The special assistance of RM500 for civil servants at Grade 56 and below and the RM250 special payment for government pensioners, proposed in Budget 2020, will be paid on Dec 18, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | MA63 Dec 102019 @ 17:30

MA63: 17 issues resolved, 4 still being discussed

A total 17 out of 21 matters tabled by the Sarawak and Sabah governments at the Cabinet special committee meeting to review the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement have been jointly approved, the Dewan Negara was told today.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC Dec 102019 @ 17:30

Gobind: RTM’s new, increased rates to start in April next year

The Finance Ministry has approved increasing the price for shows being aired on government broadcast channels RTM.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 102019 @ 17:00

FAO allocates RM1mil in food aid to farmers affected by floods

Farmers’ Organisation Authority (FAO) is allocating about RM1 million to assist farmers affected in the first wave of floods in the country, especially in worst hit states such as Kelantan and Terengganu.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Reforms Dec 102019 @ 17:00

Malaysia considering selling stakes in Petronas to states

Malaysia is considering selling stakes in energy giant Petronas to states where the company’s oil and gas fields are, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told Reuters on Tuesday, in a bid to raise funds for the debt-laden government.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Scandals: Sodomy Politics Dec 102019 @ 17:00

Lawyer: Ex-PKR researcher cooperating with police in sexual assault probe

Muhammed Yusoff Rawther’s lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Adbulla today said his client was called up to Bukit Aman again to give a further statement to assist police investigation into his sexual assault claim against PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 102019 @ 16:00

Felcra to disburse RM50.54m in dividends to 67,000 participants

Felcra Bhd will make an interim dividend 2/2019 payout of RM50,543,739.52 to 67,000 participants nationwide starting Dec 15.|Read more >|NST

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December 10, 2019

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 102019 @ 16:30

Industry players urged to assist government to give IR 4.0 education

Industry players are urged to assist the government in providing education to the community in information communication technology (ICT) in facing the challenges of the industrial revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0).|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 102019 @ 16:30

Financial literacy programme to enhance importance of financial documentations

The government’s national plan on financial literacy will help more people to understand the importance of financial management and documentation, the Dewan Negara was told today.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Case of missing duo Dec 102019 @ 16:00

Suhakam yet to receive report over disappearance of Pastor Koh, Amri from special task force

The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) is awaiting the final report of the special task force set up to investigate the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh and Perlis Hope founder Amri Che Mat, says Datuk Mah Weng Kwai.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 102019 @ 16:00

RM34.8m maintenance fund for Penang under consideration: Jagdeep

The Housing Ministry is considering to allocate RM34.8 million from two maintenance funds to Penang, according to state Housing, Local Government and Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo today.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 102019 @ 15:30

Environment minister: Marine debris policy to be established

A marine debris policy will be established to holistically address plastic waste polluting the seas and beaches, the Senate was told by Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt Dec 102019 @ 14:30

Electricity tariff for domestic consumers maintained

The electricity tariff for domestic consumers will be maintained while the surcharge for non-domestic consumers will be reduced effective Jan 1 until June 30, next year, according to the Energy Commission (ST).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Reforms Dec 102019 @ 13:30

Govt to re-visit cabotage policy liberalisation in Sabah and Sarawak: Loke

The government will revisit the issue of cabotage policy liberalisation in Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan following a thorough observation by the Ministry of Transport, said its minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Scandals: Sodomy Politics Dec 102019 @ 13:30

Haniff Khatri: I am not part of any alleged conspiracy by Dr M

Lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla (pic) has denied that he is acting on the behest of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad by representing the man accusing Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim of sexual misdeeds.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt Dec 102019 @ 13:00

Malaysia urges neighbours to review execution of drug mules, says users need hospitals, not prisons

Having halted the mandatory death sentence on drug-related convictions, the Malaysian government is asking other countries to do the same.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Policies: MoH Dec 102019 @ 13:00

‘Doctors won’t be able to form cartel’

The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has given an assurance that doctors would not be able to form any cartel to fix high consultation fees after the Cabinet decided not to control how much private medical practitioners charge their patients.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Dec 102019 @ 12:30

MEF: World Bank report inaccurate

The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) believes the 21st edition of the World Bank’s Malaysia Economic Monitor report, which says there is a growing wage divide and wage stagnation among youth, does not reflect the reality of the country’s labour market.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Reforms Dec 102019 @ 12:30

Law minister says death penalty alternatives need fine-tuning

A high-anticipated proposal on alternatives to the death penalty will now submit its report in January 2020, Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Reforms Dec 102019 @ 12:00

'Govt targets to eliminate middlemen'

The government is studying ways to reduce food prices and raise the income of producers by eliminating middlemen in the supply chain.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: PKR Dec 102019 @ 11:00

Rafizi announces he is quitting politics

In a series of tweets on Sunday (Dec 8), Rafizi said he was making it clear that he was not returning to politics and will be focusing on his new career in Artifical Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: Home Dec 102019 @ 10:30

Home Ministry: Gov't mulling use of drones along Sabah's borders

Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the government is weighing the use of drones to monitor Sabah’s borders and coastal areas to ensure the state’s security.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Dec 102019 @ 10:00

Yadim meets Dr Mahathir to discuss future direction

Members of the board of trustees of the Islamic Propagation Foundation of Malaysia (Yadim) met Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad here yesterday to discuss matters with regard to its future direction.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 102019 @ 09:30

Shared Prosperity Vision dinner did not violate party discipline: Saifuddin Nasution

The ‘Shared Prosperity Vision’ dinner which was attended by several PKR leaders on Sunday, did not violate the party discipline, said PKR secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Scandals: Sodomy Politics Dec 102019 @ 07:30

Yusoff Rawther: Police open investigation paper

Police have opened an investigation paper over Muhammed Yussof Rawther’s allegations that he was sexually assaulted by PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: State Dec 102019 @ 07:30

Pahang establishes Cameron Highlands Development Corporation

The Cameron Highlands Development Corporation was established by the Pahang state government to ensure sustainable development in the highlands.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Facts and Stats Dec 102019 @ 07:00

Malaysia ranked 61st on UN’s Human Development Index for 2018

Malaysia is scoring high in its Human Development Index (HDI) for 2018, with a score of 0.804 compared with 0.802 last year, putting the country in the Very High Human Development category, finishing at 61st place out of 189 countries.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Reforms Dec 102019 @ 07:00

Changes for labour law

Despite being passed by the Dewan Rakyat only two months ago, the Human Resources Ministry wants to make further amendments to the Industrial Relations Act 1967 over a “draconian” provision.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 102019 @ 07:00

Zuraida: Azmin to lead nationwide tour on govt policies

PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is set to lead a nationwide tour to explain to the party grassroots the policies of the government in an effort to redeem the party’s image, says PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 102019 @ 07:00

Saifuddin: Reconcile? Walk the talk

Talk about mending the rift between rival party factions must be matched with sincere action, says PKR secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Fuel Subsidy Dec 102019 @ 07:00

Govt to engage public on floating of fuel prices

There will be more engagements with the public to make them better understand what happens when fuel prices are floated next month, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Dec 102019 @ 07:00

Profit-driven private prisons not the solution to overcrowding in Malaysian prisons, say rights groups and MPs

Civil rights groups and lawmakers say the introduction of privately-run prisons is not the solution to overcrowding in local jails.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 10, 2019 

CM: Saref a platform to discuss renewable, sustainable energy devt

Sarawak Energy’s inaugural Sustainability and Renewable Energy Forum (Saref) is an important initiative to bring together key players and stakeholders to discuss renewable, sustainable and clean energy development for the region and beyond.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 10, 2019 

Govt to assist setting up of SME complex in Tuaran

The state government will assist in the setting up of a complex in Tuaran for Small and Medium Industries (SMEs) in Sabah.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Scandals: Sodomy Politics Dec 102019 @ 00:00

Yusoff Rawther 'aware of consequences of lying', says his lawyer

The lawyer of Muhammed Yusoff Rawther, the former researcher who had accused Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim of sexual assault, said his client is “aware of the consequences of telling lies.”|Read more >|NST

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December 09, 2019

New Malaysia | Kg Baru Redevelopment Dec 092019 @ 22:30

Govt to set up SPV to monitor Kampong Baru redevelopment

A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) company will be set up to carry out the Kampong Baru redevelopment project, the Dewan Negara was told today.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 092019 @ 22:30

RM164m monsoon aid allocation to be distributed to rubber smallholders, tappers

An allocation of RM164 million will be distributed to 274,639 rubber smallholders comprising 255,997 business owners and 18,642 rubber tappers through the 2019 Monsoon Season Aid programme.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 092019 @ 21:30

Farhash slams Azmin, allies for walking out on PKR congress

Perak PKR chief Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak (pic) has chided party deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and his allies for walking out midway at the party congress in Melaka.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Sugar Policy Dec 092019 @ 18:30

Sugar supply liberalisation will benefit consumers in the long run: KPDNHEP

The liberalisation policy on sugar supply in Sarawak will not result in an immediate effect to the price of the commodity but will definitely benefit consumers in the long term, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Deputy Minister Chong Chieng Jen said today.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 092019 @ 18:30

Sabah to launch large-scale supplementary immunisation

The Sabah Health Department will conduct large-scale supplementary immunisation activities throughout the state following the return of the polio virus.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 092019 @ 18:30

Sabah becomes first state to station anti-graft officers in CM's office

Sabah became the first state in the country to have two anti-graft officers placed in the Chief Minister’s office as a move to check any corrupt practices in the state administration.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 092019 @ 15:30

Ladang Kalidonia villagers to get new, free homes by 2022

After 30 years of fighting for better living condition, villagers of Ladang Kalidonia in Nibong Tebal can finally breathe easy.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Scandals: Sodomy Politics Dec 092019 @ 15:00

Yusoff Rawther has statement recorded at Bukit Aman

Muhammed Yusoff Rawther has arrived at Bukit Aman to have his statement recorded over his allegations of sexual assault against Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Kimanis by-election Dec 092019 @ 14:30

Dewan Rakyat speaker confirms by-election for Kimanis after receiving EC notice

A by-election will be conducted in Kimanis within the next 60 days, Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohd Ariff Yusof has confirmed.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Dec 092019 @ 14:00

Suaram: Malaysians’ rights under Pakatan no better or worse than BN’s time

The state of human rights in Malaysia has not significantly changed under Pakatan Harapan (PH), watchdog Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 092019 @ 12:30

PKR Congress fails to heal rift

It was an arduous day for PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. He had the unenviable task of pacifying delegates who were incensed with PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali’s walkout during the party’s national congress on Saturday.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Dec 092019 @ 12:00

Negaraku issue: 'Teachers should exercise greater sensitivity'

The national anthem Negaraku cannot be sung in any other language except Bahasa Melayu by citizens of this country, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 092019 @ 11:00

Only those feeling guilty will talk about being sacked, says PKR sec-gen

PKR secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail believes that party members who voluntarily raise the possibility of their own sacking must feel some guilt for not toeing the party line.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: State Dec 092019 @ 09:00

Kedah plans incentives for ketum growers to switch crop

The Kedah government is planning to give incentives to ketum growers in the state to switch to other crops.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 092019 @ 08:30

Fulfill people’s mandate by attending party meetings: Saifuddin Nasution

The 2019 PKR National Congress delegates and party leaders were yesterday reminded to attend party meetings which is a mandate and responsibility that every leader must fulfill.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 092019 @ 08:00

I don’t want to lead party with members of no quality: Azmin

Parti Keadlian Rakyat (PKR) deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pix) has said he does not want to lead a party whose members and leaders have no quality.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 092019 @ 08:00

At hotel that birthed PKR, Azmin tells Anwar party is bigger than individuals

Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has delivered a scathing speech here today against his boss Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, telling thousands of supporters gathered at a hotel where PKR was birthed that the party is bigger than individuals.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 092019 @ 07:30

Who in PKR attended Azmin’s gathering and what they said

Nearly half of PKR’s top leadership were present at a gathering held to display support for the party’s deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali here last night, amid infighting that resumed almost immediately after a brief truce for the party annual congress that started last Friday.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud  Dec 092019 @ 07:00

Absentees to be sacked, says Akmal

Several members of the PKR central youth leadership council will be sacked for being absent from party meetings for over a year, says Youth chief Akmal Nasarullah Md Nasir.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PKR feud  Dec 092019 @ 07:00

Anwar: I’m still open to conciliation

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has struck a conciliatory tone following calls for his deputy to be sacked after a walkout at the party’s national congress.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 092019 @ 07:00

Three things we learnt from: PKR’s 14th National Congress

The 14th PKR National Congress here over the weekend should have been historic and attention-grabbing for different reasons.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud  Dec 092019 @ 07:00

Azmin ready to put past behind for party’s good

Pledging loyalty to the party, PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is ready to forget the bad blood with his president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Sugar AP Dec 09, 2019 

Time to monitor prices of sugar AP holders’ products, says Tan Kai

A political secretary to the Chief Minister says it is time for the people to monitor the prices of products manufactured by the Approved Permit (AP) holders for importation of sugar in the state, following the release of their names.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Kimanis by-election Dec 09, 2019 

Bersatu offers to contest in Kimanis

Sabah Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) hopes the Pakatan Harapan central leadership will consider its candidate for the upcoming Kimanis by-election.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Govt: State Dec 09, 2019 

‘Facts and evidence on Sarawak’s side in suit against Petronas’

The Sarawak government has ‘facts and evidence’ to support its case in the suit filed against national oil corporation Petronas, says Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department Abdullah Saidol.|Read more >| BorneoPost

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December 08, 2019

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 23:30

Zuraida: Azmin and I are ready in case we get fired from PKR

PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin says she and deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali are ready in case they get sacked from the party for organising a gathering at a hotel here on Sunday night (Dec 8).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt Dec 082019 @ 23:00

Dr M not aware of discussions on third party acquisition of FGV stakes

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he was not aware of any discussions on a third party acquisition of FGV Holdings Bhd (FGV) stakes, as alleged by a Pakatan Harapan leader today.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 23:00

Fanatical youths flooding PKR, warns Tian Chua

A senior PKR leader warned how the party is being "flooded" by a group of youths who are fanatic and only concerned about "lining their own pockets".|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt Dec 082019 @ 22:00

Dr M to Malay entrepreneurs: Think big

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged Malay entrepreneurs to broaden their horizon and not be content with meeting only the demands of the local market.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Scandals: Sodomy Politics Dec 082019 @ 22:00

Yusoff Rawther to give statement in Bukit Aman tomorrow

Muhammed Yusoff Rawther is expected to be present at Bukit Aman tomorrow to have his statement recorded after being summoned to do so by the police.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Dec 082019 @ 19:00

KL DAP passes 8 resolutions, including revival of local council elections

DAP has reiterated calls for the restoration of local council elections which is one of the eight resolutions approved at the 2019 Kuala Lumpur Federal Territories DAP convention today.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 16:30

Anwar appeals to PKR members to remain under his leadership

Amid an ongoing internal conflict roiling the party, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today called on party leaders and members to remain under his stewardship.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 16:30

Anwar: No PKR leader called for Azmin's sacking

No leaders in PKR have called for the removal of Datuk Seri Azmin Ali from the party, its president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 16:00

As PKR congress ends, Anwar seen firmly holding party’s reins

The closing of the PKR national congress today saw Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim finally in full control of the 20-year-old party in which he was elected president for the first time last year.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt Dec 082019 @ 15:49

Dr M to look into claims of 'deep state' in the civil service

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he will look into allegations of the existence of a ‘deep state’ within the civil service aimed at sabotaging the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt: Home Dec 082019 @ 15:38

Stop saying or doing things that hurt people’s sensitivities: Muhyiddin

The Ministry of Home Affairs today urged all parties to stop making statements or doing anything that touches the sensitivities of Malaysians.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 15:30

Anwar leaves door open for reconciliation with Azmin

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said he has not yet decided if action will be taken against his deputy, Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, and the latter’s faction for walking out on the party’s national congress.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 14:47

Tian Chua warns against mob mentality in PKR

PKR vice-president Tian Chua went into the PKR National Congress today with guns blazing despite having to address a crowd which was hostile to him.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 14:31

Tian Chua booed for telling PKR members not to be obsessed about Anwar becoming PM

PKR vice-president Tian Chua cautioned party members against being obsessed about Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim becoming the next prime minister, saying such fanaticism could turn the party "directionless".|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 14:23

PH govt unaffected by incident at PKR congress: Mahathir

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident that the incident which occurred during the PKR National Congress 2019, will not affect Pakatan Harapan as a government.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: EC Dec 082019 @ 14:23

EC chairman denies discussing Rafizi's case with AG

Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun (pic) says that he did not discuss Rafizi Ramli's case with Attorney-General Tan Sri Tommy Thomas.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Red flags Dec 082019 @ 12:54

If FGV land is given to a tycoon, Pakatan will be traitors, says activist

If land belonging to Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) is given to a chosen tycoon and not returned to Felda settlers, Pakatan Harapan will be seen as traitors to the same voters who put them in Putrajaya, says Datuk Mazlan Aliman.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 12:43

Strip of positions of leaders who don’t attend party meetings, says Youth Chief

PKR leaders who do not attend party meetings should not qualify to represent the party.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 12:30

Toe the line or get out, PKR VP tells Azmin faction

PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and his supporters should leave the party if they cannot abide by its positions publicly, vice-president Chang Lih Kang said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 12:10

'I'm forgiving, but I will protect party'

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim reminded party members that although he is forgiving, nothing will stop him from taking action when it comes to safeguarding party interests.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 12:09

Can PKR move forward as one?

THE Rock of Gibraltar has represented the pinnacle of British naval strength since the 18th century, a monolithic symbol of a steadfast sentinel watching over all that it needs to uphold and protect.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 12:10

Several PKR Youth leaders to be sacked over absence at party meetings, says the chief

Several members of the PKR central youth leadership will be sacked for being absent from party meetings for more than a year, says youth chief Akmal Nasarullah Md Nasir.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 12:00

PKR info chief ramps up attack on Azmin’s group, labels them ‘anti-democrats’

A senior PKR leader called deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and those loyal to him “anti-democrats”, after they snubbed the final day of the party’s national congress.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 11:30

Azmin reminds PKR that ‘traitors’ built up party over 20 years

PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali sought to remind detractors accusing him of “betraying” the party that he was among those who dedicated their last 20 years to it.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 10:00

Azmin and his men missing from final day of PKR National Congress

The PKR National Congress became more roomy this morning as deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and those from his so-called “cartel” did not arrive for the last day of event that has been marred by infighting and violence.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 082019 @ 09:34

Sabah Umno granted autonomy at party assembly

Umno Sabah has officially been granted more autonomy from the central leadership, where it can now determine its own direction after a proposal on the matter was passed in a special meeting in conjunction with the party’s General Assembly 2019.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 082019 @ 08:37

Attacks got personal, says Azmin after walking out of PKR Congress

While the 2019 PKR National Congress generally proceeded smoothly, a move by a section of the PKR Central Leadership Council Members (MPP) and delegates leaving the conference hall had created an unexpected incident.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Policies: MoH Dec 082019 @ 07:00

Shock over consultation fee news

The Cabinet’s move to allow private doctors and specialists to fix their consultation fee has shocked Malaysians who are worried about the possibility of rising healthcare costs.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Red flags Dec 082019 @ 07:00

20ha of hills near Bukit Kledang range cleared

Environmental groups in Perak are raising the alarm bells again after discovering some 20ha of hills near the Bukit Kledang range have been cleared.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Dec 082019 @ 07:00

Marginalised in Malaysia Baharu

As we approach Human Rights Day on Dec 10, there is little to celebrate for the indigenous peoples of Malaysia, as recognition and respect for their rights are still severely lacking.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 082019 @ 07:00

Umno delegates: Wrest the govt honestly

The issue of back door government dominated debates on the last day of the Umno general assembly, with speakers warning party leaders against such a move.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Sugar AP Dec 08, 2019 

SUPP: AP policy sugar ‘unfair practice’

A Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) man is calling the federal government to abolish  Approved Permit (AP) for sugar import contributing to the high price of the commodity.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Kimanis by-election Dec 08, 2019 

Anifah to challenge Federal Court decision

Former Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman’s lawyers will be submitting an application to set aside the Federal Court in Putrajaya decision to uphold the August 16 decision of the election court to declare the result for the Kimanis seat in the last general election null and void.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | New Policies: MPKKP Dec 08, 2019 

MPKKP void under FC, illegal under State ordinances

Why and how Federal proxies of MPKKP are battling against JKKK?|Read more >| BorneoPost

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December 07, 2019

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 072019 @ 23:55

RM111.47m for youth, sports development next year, says Sabah CM

The Sabah government will allocate RM111.47 million for youth and sports development in the state next year, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: DAP Dec 072019 @ 22:30

Ramkarpal wants Umno man probed for accusing DAP of selling ICs, bringing in phantom voters

Umno man Datuk Omar Faudzar should be probed for his accusation of political rival DAP being purportedly involved in an identity card-selling syndicate or alleged bringing in of phantom voters, DAP MP Ramkarpal Singh said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 21: 48

Anwar-Azmin rival factions are an 'open secret', say PKR grassroots

Despite a perceived truce between PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and his deputy Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, party grassroots are saying that two factions led by the respective leaders still exists within the party.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes Dec 072019 @ 20:50

Govt to build 14 PPR Projects nationwide in 2020

The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) will be building another 14 people’s housing project (PPR) throughout the country next year.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 20:14

Azmin: We left because 'ineligible individuals' were being given prominence

PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali claims ineligible individuals are being given prominence by the party, leading to 23 central leadership council members leaving the national congress.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 072019 @ 20:11

Muafakat Nasional to be formalised by May

The Muafakat Nasional charter which seeks closer political cooperation between the two former political foes is expected to be formalised by the middle of next year.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: MoF Dec 072019 @ 20:01

Malaysians@Work initiatives expected to take off in June: Guan Eng

#MalaysiaKerja or the Malaysians@Work initiative aimed at creating better employment opportunities for Malaysians especially youths and women, is expected to take place next year.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 072019 @ 19:44

Umno, Pas to set-up Muafakat Nasional secretariat at PWTC

A permanent secretariat for the Muafakat Nasional would be next step taken by Umno and Pas to further enhance their political pact.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 072019 @ 19:41

Umno to expel disloyal members, elevate Wanita head to be on par with deputy president

Umno elected representatives found to be disloyal or jumping to join other parties shortly after winning the election at the Parliamentary or State Assembly level will have their party membership dropped immediately.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 19:30

Azmin: Sunday meet not congress or appreciation dinner, it’s a briefing for SPV2030

PKR Deputy President Datuk Seri Azmin Ali now claims that there is indeed an event at Renaissance Hotel on Sunday, the final day of his party’s national congress, but it is not a parallel congress or an appreciation dinner.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 19:12

Stop talking about power transition, Azmin tells Anwar

The priority at the moment is to rebuild the country and Pakatan Harapan (PH) is trying its best to fulfil its manifesto.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 19:10

Azmin: 'I will not leave PKR'

PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said despite his unhappiness with party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, he will not quit the Pakatan Harapan component party.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 19:00

Did my ‘Si Kitol’ speech irk you? That’s your problem, Anwar tells Azmin

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today lashed out at his deputy Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and his faction’s walkout from the party’s national congress earlier today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 18:54

Azmin says Anwar broke his promises

PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and 22 other party Central Leadership Council Members said they were disappointed with president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim for not keeping his promises.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 17:30

Azmin’s parallel congress still happening but now renamed ‘appreciation dinner’

PKR Deputy President Datuk Seri Azmin Ali’s faction will hold an appreciation dinner tomorrow, after leaving the party’s National Congress this afternoon.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: PKR Dec 072019 @ 17:10

PKR aims to get 1m members by end of 2020

PKR is targeting to achieve the party membership of one million people by end of next year, said its secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 17:04

Azmin's supporters boycott PKR National Congress

Several hundred PKR delegates from deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali’s faction deserted today’s national congress during lunchtime as a sign of protest towards the party leadership.|Read more >|NST

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December 07, 2019

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 072019 @ 16:30

Umno delegate criticises Zahid’s leadership

Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was today criticised by a delegate at the party’s annual general assembly for not being firm in his decision and action.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 16:30

At PKR congress, ceasefire ignored as delegates attack Azmin

PKR delegates did not mince their words in their speeches today in a veiled reference condemning deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and the group loyal to him during the party’s national congress here.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 16:05

Azmin: All decisions must be made in accordance with party constitution, practices

All decisions by PKR must be made in accordance with the party’s constitution and the procedures that it has adopted for the past 20 years since its inception, said party deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MACC Dec 072019 @ 16:02

MACC ready to place personnel at Mentri Besar, Chief Minister’s office

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is prepared to place its officers at all the offices of the Mentris Besar and Chief Ministers to strengthen their integrity and curb corruption and abuse of power at the state level.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 16:00

Trouble again: Azmin's faction stage walkout from PKR congress

Leaders, delegates and supporters of deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali’s faction today staged a walkout from PKR congress hall after lunch.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 15:37

Azmin: 'Justice starts from home'

Among the matters discussed during the meeting between PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and his deputy Datuk Seri Azmin Ali last week was the need for the party leaders to practice the principle of justice.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 15:35

Anwar confident no split in PKR

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is confident there is no rift in the party, leading to setting up of factions favouring certain leaders.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: MoF Dec 072019 @ 14:51

EPF to spearhead #MalaysiaKerja initiative, to begin mid 2020

The Malaysians@Work or #MalaysiaKerja initiative, to be spearheaded by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), is expected to take-off by the middle of next year. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 14:30

Azmin: Meeting with Anwar was to seek guidance to resolve fundamental party issues

PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today said the meeting between his team and party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim recently was to solve fundamental issues regarding the party leading to its 20th anniversary and National Congress this weekend.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: PKR Dec 072019 @ 13: 03

Anwar: Govt will not last long if it keeps giving excuses for delaying reforms

The Pakatan Harapan government will not last long if it continues to give excuses to justify its reluctance to implement reforms, says PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: Amanah Dec 072019 @ 12:57

Mohamad Sabu remains as Amanah president for 2019/2022 session

Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu remains as president of Parti Amanah Negara for the 2019/2022 term after he was elected at the party’s National Leadership Committee special meeting held last night.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: State Dec 07, 2019 

Petronas will go to court with Sarawak govt over state sales tax

Datuk Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali has confirmed that Petronas is challenging the suit by the Sarawak government regarding the state sales tax on petroleum products owed by Petronas to Sarawak.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 072019 @ 12:40

Umno makes three amendment to party constitution

Umno has amended its constitution at a closed-door session when the general assembly reconvened after Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s presidential address on Friday (Dec 6).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: PKR Dec 072019 @ 12:17

Anwar apologises for PKR Youth ruckus, asks for patience as police investigate

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim apologised to PKR members over the fights that broke out at the party’s National Youth Congress (AMK) 2019 yesterday.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | 1MDB Dec 072019 @ 12:15

US discussing Goldman Sachs 1MDB settlement of below US$2 billion

Goldman Sachs Group Inc could end up paying less than US$2 billion (RM8.32 billion) to resolve US criminal and regulatory probes over its role in raising money for scandal-ridden Malaysian investment fund 1MDB, said three people familiar with the negotiations.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Propositions Dec 072019 @ 12:14

Withdraw benefits of MP’s who fail to declare assets: Mahfuz

Pokok Sena Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Mahfuz Omar yesterday proposed a new provision in the legislation calling for benefits provided to MPs, except for allowances, to be withdrawn if they fail to declare their assets.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 072019 @ 12:00

Wanita Umno rep claims budget for Chinese schools secretly channelled to Chinese NGO’s

Wanita Umno representative, Rahimah Mahamad today alleged that funds are secretly being channeled to Chinese non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) from the allocated budget for Chinese schools.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 072019 @ 11:35

Anwar pays tribute to Wan Azizah, but omits mention of Azmin

Speaking at the PKR National Congress for the first time, party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim paid tribute to his wife, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, for helming the multiracial party for 20 years.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Oil Royalty Dec 072019 @ 11:30

Petronas CEO explains why 20pc oil royalty to state govts not possible

Increasing the oil royalty paid to oil-and-gas producing states to 20 per cent is not possible, as production costs are high and low-profit margins, Petronas CEO Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin has said.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 072019 @ 11:00

Umno delegate calls out Dr M’s past, tells members PM can't be trusted

An Umno delegate has reminded the party leadership that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is not someone who can be trusted, based on his past history and Machiavellian method of leadership.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 072019 @ 09:25

History made as Hadi attends Umno general assembly

The 73rd Umno general assembly witnessed for the first time the attendance of PAS President Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, following the signing of the National Consensus Charter or Muafakat Nasional by the two political parties who were once political rivals.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: PKR Dec 072019 @ 08:25

Today’s PKR Congress marks two decades of reform movement

The 2019 PKR National Congress today convenes in the historic conference which marks its two decades of reform movement, at the Melaka International Trade Centre (MITC) in Ayer Keroh here.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: PKR Dec 072019 @ 07:00

PKR Youth delegates back Anwar as the next PM

The PKR Youth congress has sent out a strong message – party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim must succeed Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the eighth prime minister.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Dec 07, 2019 

Local authorities link up for Kuching’s good

The Kuching South City Council (MBKS), Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) and the Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) are considering standardising their fees and charges in a new initiative to bring greater harmony in their services to the people.|Read more >| BorneoPost

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December 06, 2019

New Malaysia | Govt: Amanah Dec 062019 @ 23:45

Amanah chooses leadership committee; Khalid garners most votes

The first day of Parti Amanah Negara’s (Amanah) fourth national congress held at the Ideal Convention Centre (IDCC) saw leadership committee members elected, along with party speaker, deputy speakers and two auditors.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: AGC Dec 062019 @ 23:26

AG to take action against officers for filing appeal over Rafizi's acquittal in NFC case

Attorney General Tan Sri Tommy Thomas says he will take action against his officers who had filed an appeal against the High Court's decision to acquit Rafizi Ramli for allegedly exposing confidential banking details relating to the National Feedlot Corporation (NFC).|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Govt: Amanah Dec 062019 @ 20:11

'Amanah committed to Shared Prosperity Vision'

Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) has reiterated its commitment to maintaining stability towards realising the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 062019 @ 20:03

Wan Azizah: Many agents provocateurs in PKR

PKR advisory council chairman Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail believes that agents provocateurs are wreaking havoc in the 20-year-old party.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Policies: MoH Dec 062019 @ 18:35

MMA welcomes govt's decision to deregulate fees for private doctors, dentists

The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has welcomed the government's decision to deregulate private doctors and dentists' consultation fees, calling it a bold move.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Reforms: Asset Declaration Dec 062019 @ 18:28

We are not bound by law to declare our assets, says Opposition leader

Opposition lawmakers have no intention of declaring their assets as there are no written laws that compel them to do so, says its chief Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 062019 @ 18:00

PKR Youth leaders blame each other for ruckus at party congress

PKR Youth leaders today blamed each other for the violence that broke out on the street outside the Melaka International Trade Centre (MITC) here where the party is holding its annual congress.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 062019 @ 17:56

Hilman's faction won't attend PKR congress unless safety is assured

PKR youth deputy chief Hilman Idham said he and his followers would not be attending the party’s national congress, scheduled to be held until Sunday, unless they were given assurances that it would be safe for them to do so.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt: PKR Dec 062019 @ 17:09

AMK outlines five main focus areas to help youth

The formation of a young community, higher education and the role of university students, the economy of the young, reforms and leadership, and organisational discipline are five areas focused on by the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Youth wing (AMK) to face the problems of the young generations in the country.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Policies Dec 062019 @ 16:45

Govt to stop regulating private doctors and dentists' consultation fees

Doctors and dentists in private clinics and hospitals can soon decide how much to charge their patients, following a decision by the Cabinet to deregulate the fee structures and let free market reign.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 062019 @ 16:27

Anwar: Troublemakers at PKR youth congress to be sacked

Those found to have been involved in brawling this morning during the PKR youth congress will be sacked from the party, its president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO Dec 062019 @ 16:17

Pas, Umno, MIC upbeat over Muafakat Nasional, MCA remains non-committal

Though MCA remains non-committal over the future of Muafakat Nasional, Pas is nevertheles upbeat that its political cooperation with Umno will eventually turn into a formal coalition involving the opposition parties.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PKR feud Dec 062019 @ 16:01

Another fracas at PKR Youth Congress

Another fracas took place today at the Malacca International Trade centre here today, where the PKR Youth Congress is being held.|Read more >|SunDaily

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