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July 16, 2018 10:52 AM Huge drugs haul intercepted in Bali: Indonesia police

DENPASAR: Bali police said Monday they had intercepted a huge haul of Australia-bound cold relief tablets that contained a key ingredient for making illicit drugs. Some 600,000 pseudoephedrine tablets being sent from South Korea to Australia were found during a stopover on the Indonesian resort island, they said. Indonesian authorities said they were tipped 6

July 16, 2018 1:04 AM ‘Makkah Route’ to facilitate Hajj journey for Malaysians

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has officially launched the "Makkah Route" initiative in Malaysia, allowing the country's pilgrims to benefit from immigration pre-clearance and other services that will facilitate their journey to perform the Islamic pilgrimage. Saudi and Malaysian officials attended the launch of the initiative at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 8

July 7, 2018 6:46 AM Key points of Britain's post-Brexit trade plan

LONDON: Here are the key points of the British government's proposal agreed Friday for the future relationship with the European Union after Brexit, centred on a new "free trade area for goods". The plan says it would avoid checks on the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland and protect manufacturing supply lines, while also fulfilling domestic 11

July 7, 2018 2:01 AM MAIPs treats orphans to holiday in Langkawi

KANGAR: Some 171 orphans from seven charity homes in Perlis were treated to a three-day holiday in Langkawi from yesterday in conjunction with Hari Raya. The annual holiday for the selected orphans, which was organised since 2013 by the Perlis Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPs), aimed at enlivening further the Syawal celebration among 9

July 3, 2018 11:01 AM Zeti entitled to take legal action against Najib: Lim

PUTRAJAYA: Former Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz (pix) is entitled to take legal action against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak on allegations regarding the RM2.6 billion in his account, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Lim added that his ministry had full confidence in Zeti's integrity and credibility 5

July 2, 2018 1:41 PM Perlis Raja Muda tells traders to go polystyrene-free

ARAU: The Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail has called on traders in the state to cease the use of polystyrene food containers due to its adverse effect on health. He said the use of polystyrene that had been rampant at night markets and Ramadan bazaars recently showed that the traders and members of the public did not care less on the matter 5

June 26, 2018 7:23 AM US suspends key part of zero tolerance policy

WASHINGTON: The director of US border control has said migrant parents crossing in from Mexico illegally will for now no longer be referred for prosecution, US media reported, effectively suspending a key plank of the "zero tolerance" policy. US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, who made the announcement Monday to reporters 6

June 21, 2018 4:19 AM Raja Muda Perlis calls Muslims to advance themselves in business sector

KANGAR: Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail urged Muslims to advance themselves in the business and economic sector as taught in Islam. He said this being that business was one of the 10 sources of livelihood for Muslims with promise of profit to those who worked hard . Tuanku Syed Faizuddin said this in his speech when handing 4

June 20, 2018 12:24 AM Tapping the Peranakan experience

WE lost a "true" Malaysian last week – Datuk Kenny Chan of Baba Nyonya fame. He was 68 when he passed away in Malacca. Better known as Bibik Kim Neo in TV1's longest-running series, Chan captivated his audience with his skilful acting and wit. He brought much laughter to Malaysians. It is no wonder the series lasted from the late 1980s till the turn of the century 5

June 19, 2018 9:15 AM Pensioner loses RM288k in Macau Scam

JOHOR BARU: A government pensioner lost about RM288,000 after being duped by a Macau Scam syndicate in May. Batu Pahat District Police chief ACP Abdul Wahib Musa said the 62-year-old man lost his money when he made payment transactions to four accounts belonging to the syndicate, purportedly for bail and legal fees. "The victim, a retired medical assistant 7