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January 21, 2018 2:47 AM Johnson says UK should welcome Trump

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called for US President Donald Trump to be welcomed to the UK, warning Sunday that resisting a visit risked damaging his country's national interest. A day ahead of Johnson welcoming his US counterpart Rex Tillerson to Britain for talks, Johnson said postponing any Trump trip would be acting against the UK's "single 4

January 21, 2018 1:43 AM Former Johor PKR leader applies to join PAS

PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has received the application from the former Bakri PKR chief to join PAS. ― Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 — Former Johor PKR leader Abdul Aziz Muhammad has applied to join PAS, according to a report. PAS deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man received the former Bakri PKR chief’s application 4

January 20, 2018 12:05 PM Indian community may be marginalised if Tun Mahathir rules again

JOHOR BARU: The Malaysian Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MAICCI) today voiced its concerns on the possibility of Indians being marginalised if Tun Dr Mahathir is given the chance to rule the country again. Its president Tan Sri Dr K. Kenneth Eswaran said such an outcome is not impossible as according to records, the Indian community 5

January 20, 2018 11:27 AM Pasir Puteh Rela lodges police report against Shafie

More than 50 members of the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) today made a police report against Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal for making disparaging statements against members of Rela. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaPASIR PUTEH, Jan 20 — More than 50 members of the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) today made a police report 4

January 20, 2018 9:14 AM Don't make viral videos of cross-dresses: Asyraf Wajdi

KOTA BARU: Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki has urged the public not to make viral videos which were of no value or benefit, including those involving cross-dressers. Asyraf Wajdi said such videos did not benefit the community or help built a good mindset and sense of identity. "There are many more important 3

January 20, 2018 7:09 AM 40% drop in crime rate if drug-related problems can be resolved: MCPF

SUBANG JAYA: Malaysia can reduce its crime rate by as much as 40% if issues related to drug-related problems can be resolved, Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) said. MCPF vice-chairman Datuk Seri Ayub Yaakob said drug-related issues did not only involve addiction as it is also linked to other forms of criminal behaviour. He added the police 4

January 20, 2018 3:56 AM Minister: Newborn giant panda is female (VIDEO)

It is confirmed that Malaysia's second locally-born giant panda is female. ― Picture courtesy of Zoo NegaraKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 ― The Natural Resources and Environment ministry today confirmed that Malaysia's second locally-born giant panda is female. “I am very pleased to announce that the newly born Giant Panda is a female and weighs 190 grammes 4

January 19, 2018 12:21 PM China to enshrine Xi’s name in state constitution

China’s Communist Party proposed today to engrave President Xi Jinping’s guiding philosophy in the country’s constitution. — Reuters picBEIJING, Jan 19 — China’s Communist Party proposed today to engrave President Xi Jinping’s guiding philosophy in the country’s constitution, further cementing his status as its most powerful leader in decades. Xi’s eponymous 3

January 19, 2018 8:22 AM Future of country's would-be leaders in hands of teachers

TANJUNG MALIM: Teachers in this country should always remember that the future of its prospective leaders lies in their hands, says Kirkby International College (KIC) president, Bismillah Khatoon Abdul Kader. She opined that teachers should, therefore, teach their students the importance of preserving peace and of voicing their ideas and thoughts articulately 3

January 19, 2018 3:10 AM Ministry calls on rubber smallholders and rubber tappers to apply for monsoon aid

PUTRAJAYA: The Plantations Industries and Commodities Ministry has called upon the 152,696 rubber smallholders and rubber tappers in the country to apply for its "monsoon season aid" (BMT) by Jan 31 in order to enjoy an RM200 benefit for three months. Its minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Kong (pix) said the BMT amounting to RM261 million was approved during 3