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Mixed marriages help foster harmony

BUTTERWORTH, Inter-racial and inter-ethnic marriages are common for a 50-year-old businessman. Mohamad Yusof Swaran Abdullah was born to a Punjabi father, the late Karam Singh, and a Eurasian mother, Anne Vivian Simon. In fact, he…

Northeast monsoon: Sarawak fully prepared to face possible floods

KUCHING, A total of 14,970 officers and personnel of various security agencies are on standby to face possible flooding in the state during the northeast monsoon season. Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah…

Largest carnival NS Fest 2019 from Oct17-20

SEREMBAN, Oct 9 (Bernama) — For the first time the Negeri Sembilan (NS) Farmers, Livestock Breeders and Fishermen’s Day, the NS Entrepreneur Month and the NS Food Festival, would be held together as one main…

Heavy rain hampers operation to retrieve carcasses of elephants

BANGKOK, Heavy downpours have hampered operations to retrieve the carcasses of 11 wild elephants which died after falling into the Haew Narok Waterfall in Khao Yai National Park in Central Thailand. Thailand’s Department of National…

Concerns raised at Cabinet meeting over Sultan Mizan’s complaint about RM5 billion bonds

KUALA LUMPUR, The Cabinet, in one of its meetings, raised concerns about the then Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin’s complaint about the Terengganu Investment Authority Berhad (TIA) Islamic Medium Term Notes (IMTN) RM5…

State govt still wants KAWMC relocated or closed

SEREMBAN, The state government is insistent that Kualiti Alam Waste Management Centre (KAWMC) be relocated or shut down, said Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Aminuddin Harun. Aminuddin, who is also the Negeri Sembilan Pakatan Harapan (PH)…

2020 budget: NGOs want govt to focus on TVET, rubber prices

KOTA BHARU, The government has been urged to give more focus on efforts to empower Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the 2020 Budget to be tabled by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng…