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September 3, 2018 4:16 PM 10 Malaysians detained in Bangkok will be deported back soon

BANGKOK: Ten Malaysian citizens detained by the Thai police in a raid on the Macau Scam syndicate last month will be deported back to Malaysia soon. The matter was confirmed by Royal Malaysia Police assistant liaison officer at the Malaysian Embassy in Thailand, Supt Ridzuan Abdul Aziz. "All of them will be deported to Malaysia soon," he told Bernama 123

August 26, 2018 10:02 AM Athletes show off their national pride as Merdeka Day approaches

GEORGE TOWN: As the nation marks the 61st National Day celebrations with the annual pomp and splendour, citizens from all walks of life mark the occasion through their own unique approaches. In Kampung Bukit Pelanduk at Permatang Pauh, two friends have set off on some 380km bicycle ride to mark the occasion. "We want to instil the spirit of patriotism 103

August 23, 2018 9:10 AM Theme park Merdeka fun

IN conjunction with the nation's 61st year of independence, Sunway Lagoon launches the "Proud To Be Malaysian" campaign that will run from Aug 17 to Sep 16. Visitors to the theme park can expect a large number of activities and attractions during this time. Alongside the unveiling of Infantino Fernandes' latest metal sculptures of seven bisons called 80

August 17, 2018 9:34 AM Islam is a political movement

Today, two million Muslims are converging on Mekah, Umno President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi being one of them. What many, Muslims included, do not realise is that the annual pilgrimage to the Kaaba is a pre-Islamic ritual. It is older than Islam and was in existence long before Muhammad was born. And the Kaaba was home to 360 different gods. Chief amongst 124

August 15, 2018 3:09 PM US criticises local Tanzania elections

NAIROBI: The US on Wednesday said it was "concerned" by the conduct of 70 recent by-elections in Tanzania, citing "election violence and irregularities" aimed at the opposition. Local elections were held on Sunday to replace officials who had either resigned or died. "Credible accounts of election violence and irregularities include refusal by National 207

July 23, 2018 11:44 AM Verify your facts before judging

LATELY, there has been a flurry of news reports in the media regarding my status and continued presence here in Malaysia. Some sections of the media have attacked me for my supposed "incitement to terror", and it would be naive not to assume that this was done with a broader objective of demonising Islam and Muslims. Unable to find any evidence against 56

July 19, 2018 1:33 AM Seniors block Venezuela streets demanding pension checks

CARACAS: Perched on plastic lawn chairs and leaning on canes, scores of retirees protested Wednesday to demand payment of their retirement benefits in crisis-hit Venezuela. About 200 senior citizens blocked traffic on Urdaneta Avenue, a stone's throw from the presidential palace. "They are not paying people's whole pension. We are just getting two million" 96

July 17, 2018 9:19 AM Don't discriminate against LGBT at workplaces: Mujahid

KUALA LUMPUR: The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual) community in Malaysia deserves equal rights as citizens of this country and they cannot be discriminated in any form, including at workplaces, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Deparment Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa. "As long as citizenship is concerned, they cannot be discriminated in their 28

July 16, 2018 10:46 AM Sultan Nazrin Shah opens first Telegraph Museum in Southeast Asia

TAIPING: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, today officially opened the Telegraph Museum, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. Sultan Nazrin Shah and Tuanku Zara later spent about 30 minutes touring the museum. The opening of the Telegraph Museum marks a historic moment for the Telekom Malaysia Foundation (YTM) after the opening of the Telekom 26

July 16, 2018 1:54 AM Operation by Nicaragua forces leaves at least 10 dead, rights group says

MANAGUA: Nicaraguan pro-government forces launched an operation in the country's south that left at least 10 people dead and around 20 injured on Sunday, a human rights group said. The dead included six civilians – among them two children – and four police, according to the Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights (ANPDH). The operation by police and paramilitaries 80