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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

March 31, 2018 9:42 AM RM61.5m to boost water supply for Orang Asli in Pahang

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today announced an allocation of RM61.5 million for the implementation of Phase 1 of the Orang Asli Village Water Supply Project in Pahang. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaPEKAN, March 31 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today announced an allocation of RM61.5 million for the implementation of Phase 1 of the Orang 10

March 26, 2018 6:15 AM PM approves RM200m to develop 12 fishermen settlements

Datuk Seri Najib Razak says these settlement projects are part of the transformation plan. — Picture by Miera ZulyanaSUNGAI PETANI, March 26 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced the approval of an RM200-million allocation for 12 fishermen resettlement projects in the country. The Prime Minister said these projects were part of the transformation 7

February 15, 2018 10:23 AM All UN members can participate in WUF, organising body says after Israel controversy

Malaysian Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Tan Sri Noh Omar (centre) with delegates at the closing ceremony of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre February 13, 2018.— Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — All United Nations member states are allowed to participate in the World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur 10

February 14, 2018 3:41 PM Tillerson says US Mideast peace plan ‘fairly well advanced’

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gestures during a news conference with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi (not pictured) in Amman February 14, 2018. — Reuters picAMMAN, Feb 14 — The United States’s work on a new Middle East peace plan is “fairly well advanced”, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today, though he provided no details on an initiative 13

February 8, 2018 7:13 AM M'sia on right track to achieve 2030 SDG agenda

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is on the right track towards achieving the global 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), aimed at enhancing the contribution of cities to sustainable development and at ensuring that cities are inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. Director of Knowledge Management and Advisory of Urban Wellbeing Centre of Excellence 9

February 7, 2018 4:47 AM Ninth World Urban Forum begins

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ninth World Urban Forum (WUF9) that has gathered about 25,000 people from 194 countries began here today. The meeting was launched with a flag-raising ceremony that was also witnessed by Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) executive director 11

January 19, 2018 9:23 AM Noor Bank, UB QFPay team up on mobile wallet acceptance in UAE

KUALA LUMPUR: Dubai's Noor Bank has announced its collaboration with UB QFPay to bring a new and innovative mobile payment solution to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The solution, the first of its kind in the region, will enable tourists, as well as foreign visitors to make payments at retail outlets in the UAE using multiple international mobile wallets 10

January 17, 2018 3:22 PM 252 orang asli students ferried by choppers to start new school session

GUA MUSANG, Jan 17 — The Air Unit of the Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) flew 252 Orang Asli students from four remote settlements here to begin their new school session after their land routes to school were damaged by rain, making them impassable. Its Special Air Services commander, Supt Cik Hamdan Hamzah said 37 mercy flights were made using three 12

December 12, 2017 1:19 PM Diphtheria kills nine in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Tuesday (Dec 12) launched a massive drive to vaccinate Rohingya children against diphtheria after a suspected outbreak killed nine refugees and infected more than 700. Health workers in Bangladesh said they had been caught unaware by the outbreak of the bacterial disease in the Rohingya refugee camps of southeast Bangladesh 6