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Jaya Grocer founder Teng Yew Huat dead at 68

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 23 -- The founder of supermarket chain Jaya Grocer, Teng Yew Huat, has died at the age of 68. Jaya Grocer chief executive officer Adelene Foo confirmed Teng's death in a statement,... Read More


MACC says recorded statement from a former finance minister over Spanco deal

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 22 -- The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki reportedly said that it has recorded the statement of a former finance minister for its in... Read More


MACC says set to charge Muhyiddin's son-in-law with CBT once he returns home

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 22 -- Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Tan Sri Azam Baki said that the son-in-law of former prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will be charged with criminal br... Read More


Exempt utilities from SST hike, Ka Siong tells Putrajaya

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 22 -- MCA president Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong has urged the government to exclude water and electricity from the upcoming 2 percentile pile increase in sales and service tax (SST), ju... Read More


Selangor MB downplays PAS' take over of state govt, says nobody has succeeded since Pakatan's 2008 win

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 22 -- Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari reportedly said that PAS' ambition to take over the state government in the next general election is impractical. Amirudin re... Read More


Group moots Green Paper on proposed citizenship amendment law for public feedback

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- An umbrella group of civil society organisations that champion human rights wants the Cabinet to publicly disclose proposed revisions to citizenship laws which are currently u... Read More


Former Dunia Melayu Dunia Islam sec-gen Abu Bakar bewildered to be on FBI terror list

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 19 -- Datuk Abu Bakar Abdul who was formerly with a Malay Muslim non-government organisation founded 24 years ago, is stunned to learn that he was among three Malaysian activists li... Read More


Umno youth chief claims Madani rice proposal will only benefits cartels, spell end of local white rice

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 19 -- Umno Youth chief Akmal Saleh is against the proposal to introduce what has been dubbed as Madani rice, which aims to combine local white rice and imported rice under one categ... Read More


IGP: Police to review recruitment process amid rise in integrity issues among officers

IPOH, Feb. 14 -- Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Razarudin Husain said that the police will review their training module for recruits amid an increase in integrity issues among their officer... Read More


On CNY, Beruas MP Ngeh meets and thanks couple who saved family's lives in arson attack

IPOH, Feb. 11 -- Beruas MP Datuk Ngeh Koo Ham has thanked the couple who had alerted him on the early morning arson incident at his home Taman Semarak Jaya, Ayer Tawar, last month. Ngeh said he met t... Read More