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  1. Standard & Poora s Reaffirms IGIa s A- Rating with Stable OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Business Wire

    ... Limited is registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) with operations in Bermuda, Jordan, UAE, Malaysia, Morocco and a wholly owned subsidiary in the UK. IGI Bermuda is a class 3B (re)insurer regulated by the Bermuda Monetary ...

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  2. Malaysia Must Focus On Growth Not Austerity, Says Airasia BossRead the original story

    21 min ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- Malaysia\'s economy is currently in a good position so the government should focus on growth and not austerity, said AirAsia Group Chief Executive Officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes. He said the government must focus on increasing its efficiency and productivity in order to grow jobs and be a driving force in ASEAN.

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  3. MICPA holds 60th anniversary dinnerRead the original story

    22 min ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... to officiate the event with an opening speech. Present at the dinner were MICPA members - Chairman of Bursa Malaysia Bhd and MIDA Tan Sri Amirsham A. Aziz, Chairman of AmBank Group Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Chairman of CIMB Bank Bhd and Past President ...

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  4. Socso chief: We are moved to tears when we visit workers' next of kinRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Star Online

    ... "It moves us to the point of tears," he said at a joint ceremony Monday (July 23) held by Socso and the Royal Malaysia Police to further raise road safety awareness at black spot zones. "In 2017, Socso's estimated payout for road accidents that led ...

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  5. An-Nabawi As-Sharif Mosque Institute offers study opportunities to MalaysiansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... including from Indonesia, China, France, United Kingdom and the United States. "We encourage students from Malaysia to also study here in future. So far, there are no students studying here," he said through an interpreter assigned to 11 editors ...

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  6. Hot : Fire breaks out in Betong shophousesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    A block of double-storey shophouses in Betong town located in Sri Aman Division in southern Sarawak is on fire. Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department said the fire started at about 950am just now.

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  7. Two women stuck drugs in their - unmentionables', got arrested in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Two Malaysian women who strapped drugs to their bodies were detained upon arrival at an airport in Japan last week. It is learnt that the women, aged 20 and 22, concealed eight packets of syabu that weighed 1.5kg in their bras and sanitary pads.

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  8. Activist Amri Che Mat has been missing since November, 2016. -Star filepicRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: A restaurant owner is expected to be charged by the police for his failure to show up at a Human Rights Commission of Malaysia inquiry on the disappearance of activist Amri Che Mat. Saiful Afdzan, the owner of the Mak Lang restaurant in Kangar, Perlis, had refused to attend the inquiry, despite being issued a subpoena to appear.

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  9. Nepali worker issue: Ahmad Zahid says ready to be investigated by MACCRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    ... more than RM185mil over the past five years from vulnerable Nepali migrant workers desperate to seek work in Malaysia. The reported stated that Dr Ahmad Zahid, who was also the Home Minister then, had outsourced a private company, Ultra Kirana Sdn ...

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  10. It's Papa's birthday: Najib's cat Kiky back on own Instagram accountRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: Kiky, one of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's cats, is back on social media just in time for her owner's birthday on Monday . "Waiting for papa to come down for breakfast, want to peluk manja , today is the birthday of papa @najib_razak!" read the post, which was made around 8am.

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  11. Malaysia's use of Islamic bonds to fund deficit credit positive: Moody'sRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Moody's Investor Service said on Monday that the Malaysian government's increasingly using longer-term Islamic instruments to fund its deficit to lower liquidity risk is a credit positive. "We view the shift toward Islamic financial instruments to be credit positive for the sovereign, because of the more stable nature of these holdings compared to conventional bonds, and the diversification that they impart to Malaysia's debt profile," the rating agency said in a report.

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  12. RM7.8mil worth of drugs bound for Indonesia seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... in Ampang on Saturday (July 21). "The drugs were smuggled from a neighbouring country, bordering the east coast of Malaysia," he told a press conference at Ampang Police District Headquarters on Monday.

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  13. Yen loan from Japan will help reduce country's debt - Dr...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- The government is considering securing a loan facility from Japan to reduce the 'high cost of money' as the interest rate on debt taken by the previous administration was too high at six per cent, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the value of the Japanese yen was cheaper than the ringgit with one yen equalling 1 US cent, while RM1 was worth 25 US cents, and repaying Malaysia's debt in the Japanese yen meant the country would not be burdened with a high interest rate of more than six per cent.

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  14. BMW Malaysia launches new Regas Premium Sabah 4S centre in Kota Kinabalu - replaces FM AutohausRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    BMW Malaysia together with authorised dealer Regas Premium Auto have launched the new Regas Premium Sabah dealership in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The dealership takes over from FM Autohaus and will operate in the existing 53,500-square feet facility located along Jalan Penampang.

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  15. Syed Saddiq: Govt - very serious' about lowering voting age to 18Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's youth are likely to get more power after backing 93-year-old Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to topple a regime that ruled the South-East Asian nation for six decades. Malaysia is "very serious" about reducing the voting age to 18 before the next election due by 2023, Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, 25, told Bloomberg in an interview here.

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  16. Fire burning a block of shophouses in Betong town in southern Sarawak. - Bomba picRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star Online

    MIRI: (July 23) A block of double-storey shophouses in Betong town located in Sri Aman Division in southern Sarawak is on fire.

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  17. Penang seeks RM1b for PTMPRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star Online

    GEORGE TOWN: The Penang govern ment will consider requesting a RM1bil soft loan from the Federal Government to expedite its implementation of the Penang Transport Master Plan . Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the amount would be used as a bridging loan to carry out both the Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit and the 19.5km Pan-Island Link I from Gurney Drive to the airport simultaneously.

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  18. Nga: Busy time ahead for MPs as parliamentary reforms beginRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... d. Among them are the Election Commission, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia and the National Audit Department.

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  19. Two dead after motorcycles graze each other, hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Star Online

    KUBANG PASU: Two died while two others were injured in an accident involving three vehicles at Jalan Taman Belimbing near Jitra, on Sunday evening. Kubang Pasu District Police Chief Supt Mohd Ismail Ibrahim said that in the accident at about 6.15 pm, the victims who died were Nur Tasnim Batrisyia Suhaimi, 9, from Kampung Bukit Choras, Kota Sarang Semut, Alor Setar and Ahmad Yahaya, 51, from Kampung Keda Desa Malau, Jitra.

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  20. Makkah Road: pilgrims from Malaysia to enter through Jeddah Airport...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    From Ahmad Shukran Shaharudin JEDDAH, July 24 -- Pilgrims from Malaysia will start entering Makkah via Jeddah using the newly introduced Makkah Road initiative by the Saudi Arabian government on July 28 , said Ports Projects Management and Development Co Ltd deputy chief executive officer Abdulrahman Saad Hajar today. He said the pre-clearance system, which eliminates customs declarations and documentation hassle in Saudi, will be handled through a special isolated location at the King Abdulaziz International Airport here.

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