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Entrepreneurs welcome proposal for private sector workers to wear batik

KOTA BHARU, Batik entrepreneurs in Kelantan welcomed the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture’s proposal to encourage private sector employees to wear batik to work, as practised by civil servants. The owner of Perindu Batik,…

Mara Patani suspends peace talks with Thai government

KUALA LUMPUR, Efforts to find peace in southern Thailand have been thrown into disarray following the decision by the dialogue panel of Majlis Syura Patani (Mara Patani) to suspend all peace dialogue meetings with the…

NGO brings cheer to young cancer patients in HKL

KUALA LUMPUR, Six-year-old Bajai Karat has just vomited after his chemotherapy treatment and appeared weak at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) Paediatric Institute Cancer Ward here. His mother, Noresah Awet, 25, who was beside him…

Vehicles with summonses banned from Singapore: Malaysia seeks further discussion

BATU KAWAN, Malaysia will hold further discussions with Singapore on the order from the neighbouring country barring foreign vehicles with outstanding summonses from entering the republic from April, says Deputy Foreign Minister Senator Datuk Marzuki…

State-Owned Airline Plan Revisited

KUCHING: Sarawak is currently working out the details regarding the proposal for it to set up its own airline company.According to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, Sarawak government is trying to revisit…

NEED FOR MIXED FARMING TO AVOID DEPENDENCE ON ONE CROP – PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today proposed to local farmers to optimise their agricultural land by practising mixed farming to avoid being dependent on just one crop. He said mixed farming had…

Trader who allegedly insults Agong, seeks forgiveness from Sultan Abdullah

KUANTAN, A trader who was arrested earlier for leaving a comment insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah in his Facebook (FB) page has been released on police bail. Pahang police…