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August 29, 2018 1:25 PM Gerakan withdraws suit against Guan Eng

GEORGE TOWN: Gerakan today withdrew its lawsuit against DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng for allegedly damaging the party's reputation over the RM1 land sale issue in Tanjung Pinang in the late 1990s. This followed a decision by High Court Judge Datuk Rosilah Yop in allowing Gerakan, through its counsel V. Amareson, to withdraw the suit with no liberty 72

August 29, 2018 12:21 PM Iran's Khamenei says ready to abandon nuclear deal if needed

TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that his government should be ready to "set aside" the 2015 nuclear deal if it is no longer in the country's national interests. "The JCPOA (nuclear deal) is not the objective, it is only a means," he said in a meeting with the cabinet, according to his website. "Naturally, if we reach 104

August 29, 2018 11:53 AM Economic crime in Malaysia on the rise: PWC survey

KUALA LUMPUR: Economic crime in Malaysia has risen over the last two years, consistent with the global trend, according to PwC's Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2018. Of the respondents, 41% experienced such crime compared with 28% in 2016, PwC said in a statement, adding that organisations were still not taking sufficient measures to protect 72

August 29, 2018 10:26 AM Iran has arrested 'dozens of spies': Intelligence minister

TEHRAN: Iran's intelligence minister said "dozens of spies" had been arrested as part of a crackdown on espionage and dual nationals and alluded to an agent Iran had placed in the Israeli government, Iranian media reported on Wednesday. Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi did not provide details of the "dozens of spies", or over what period they had been arrested 92

August 29, 2018 8:36 AM Ambitious Penang 2030 plan launched

GEORGE TOWN: The state government has unveiled an administrative policy called "Penang 2030" which aims to improve the overall quality of life for Penangites. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said that the state will introduce a form of the Happiness Index to gauge the level of contentment among the people here. Speaking during the launch of the plan at the E&O hotel 72

August 29, 2018 4:14 AM Ismail Bakar clocks in as Chief Secretary

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Bakar has began his first day of work as the new Chief Secretary to the government. Dr Ismail, 58, arrived at the Office of Chief Secretary to the Government and clocked in at 7.25am. In a short briefing, Dr Ismail pledged to always uphold the integrity and the principle of righteousness in discharging his duties as the Chief 89

August 29, 2018 4:03 AM Charges at public hospitals, clinics won’t change with new scheme

PETALING JAYA: The proposed health scheme by the Health Ministry will not change the current charges at public hospitals and clinics but will benefit households in the bottom 40% group (B40), according to the source in the ministry. "The charges of RM1 and RM5 that are currently imposed by the hospitals and clinics will not change. That is the status 89

August 29, 2018 12:04 AM Perak govt apologises over Sukma 2018 video debacle

IPOH: The Perak government has made an open apology over a 19-second video clip on the 2018 Perak Malaysia Games (Sukma) which is said to be copied from another clip titled Taipei in Motion 2017, made by a production company in Taiwan. State Youth, Sports and Human Capital Development Committee chairman Howard Lee Chuan How told a press conference here today 78

August 28, 2018 12:29 PM Govt proposed to extend operations of field hospital in Bangladesh: Mohamad

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry is proposing that the government extend the operations of the Malaysian Field Hospital in Cox Bazaar, Bangladesh for another year. Its minister, Mohamad Sabu said the hospital, which began operations at the end of last year to help Rohingya refugees, is scheduled to terminate its services on Dec 31 of this year. "During 76

August 28, 2018 9:46 AM Consultant reviewing Pan Borneo Highway has yet to present findings

KUALA LUMPUR: The two weeks given to the consultant appointed to review the awarded contracts in relation to the Pan Borneo Highway are over, and they must present their findings to the government. Works Minister Baru Bian said he had yet to receive any information regarding the review, which was to look for ways to reduce the cost and scope of the highway's 72