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KUALA LUMPUR: The domestic economy and the income levels of Malaysians are being weighed down by the high numbers of low-wage foreign workers, according to Bank Negara. Governor Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim said the country should cut back on its foreign worker dependency to drive higher ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Two Malaysians were arrested by Thai police in Hatyai, after the seizure of 700kg of syabu drugs in a fruit truck bound for Malaysia. The two men were ... "We have got permission from our Thai counterparts to interview the two Malaysians, aged 35 and 49, who are being held in Thailand.

KUALA LUMPUR: Petaling Street may no longer be the same but it still has a place in the hearts of the people. Also known as Malaysia's Chinatown, it evokes a longing for the past for many. In a recent online article by the New Straits Times, based on comments from readers, many hold dear memories of ...
THE strengthening ringgit against the US dollar led to a significant increase in the number of Malaysians travelling abroad last year, online accommodation site Hotels.com said. In a statement on its latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) released today, Hotels.com said Malaysians found good value for their money ...
Nur Jazlan should encourage overseas Malaysians to vote, says Bersih acting chief Bersih 2.0 acting chairman Shahrul Aman Mohd Saari says it is as if Nur Jazlan Mohamed is against the idea of Malaysians abroad coming home for the 14th general election. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor ...
TWO Malaysian men have been arrested as Thai police expand investigations into the discovery of 700kg of "ice" (crystal methamphetamine) in a lorry transporting pineapples and watermelons in Chumphon, southern Thailand, yesterday. Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) chief Lt Gen Sommai ...

Thai Police found 700kg of 'ice' in a lorry transporting pineapples and watermelons in Chumphon, southern Thailand. — Reuters pic. BANGKOK, March 29 ― Two Malaysian men have been arrested as Thai Police expanded their investigation into the discovery of 700 kilogrammes of “Ice” (Crystal ...
The Malaysian Meteorological Department has advised Malaysians to be mindful of inclement weather as the country experiences a shift of the monsoon season. (File pix). By SUHAILA SHAHRUL ANNUAR - March 28, 2018 @ 1:32pm. PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Meteorological Department has advised Malaysians to be ...
Malaysians wary of fake news law. An advertisement with the slogan "sharing a lie makes you a liar" at a train station in downtown Kuala Lumpur on March 26, 2018. PHOTO: AFP. Published. 9 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article. Permalink:.
Malaysians should be grateful for Najib's leadership, says Salleh Communication and Multimedia Minister Salleh Said Keruak says it is not easy to be a transformative leader, but Prime Minister Najib Razak's democratic and 'people-centric' approach has resulted in economic prosperity and freedom of ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians can catch a glimpse of the 'super blue blood moon' tomorrow, beginning 6.51pm to just after midnight at about 12.08am. The phenomenon would make it appearance for about five hours and 17 minutes and could be viewed over the skies of Eastern Europe, East Africa, Asia ...
Malaysians voters residing in Singapore could potentially make a difference to the GE14 outcome as many hail from suburban areas where there are 30 marginal seats with Malay majority of less than 65% up. Based on last General Elections results, these seats are up for grabs by the opposition as in some ...
Malaysian police arrest an Islamic State (IS) militant suspected of planning a terror attack in the country. More than one in four Malaysians are concerned over a possible terrorist attack in the country this year, according to a study conducted by global market research firm Ipsos. Photo: New Straits Times.
There may be 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac, but it looks like Giant Hypermarket outlets in Malaysia missed the memo. A photo of a festive Chinese New Year t-shirt being sold by the hypermarket chain received flak online from Malaysians because its image of cartoon animals perched around a platter ...
"I had a fantastic season last year," said former Sydney FC defender, "The Malaysian people are fantastic, I really enjoyed playing in the competition as it's a very strong competition. "The Malaysian league has become a stronger league over the years, and the Malaysian people have been kind to ...
“I remember feeling like a frumpy old hag because I didn't look like the woman in fashion magazines,” a 27-year-old woman said, and explains why she decided to “fix my body in hopes that I'll feel more like a woman. The woman who had three plastic surgery operations by the time she turned 21 shared ...
KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - Malaysia's Reformasi movement was started in 1998 to fight the government led by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, after he sacked his deputy Anwar Ibrahim. Nearly 20 years later, the story of mentor and protege could soon be repeated - but with several twists.

JANUARY 10 — I want to boycott this year's election lah! Young people should boycott the upcoming election because a young candidate was not presented as a prime minister! What is the point voting? We can't change anything. These are the few comments that I have read as well as heard over the past ...
Good news for all you poor souls with post-holidays blues. Malaysians will be enjoying several long weekends in 2018. We've used up one official long weekend in January – New Year's Day. But there's still four more to go: Chinese New Year (Feb 16), Hari Raya Aidilfitri (June 15), Merdeka Day (Aug 31) ...
Faizal (not his real name), from Pasir Gudang, arrived in South Korea on Aug 1 last year with 10 other Malaysians. The 29-year-old paid RM2,900 to the agent, who promised them jobs with high salaries, accommodation with Internet connection, and transport to and from work. “When we arrived, he cheated ...
PETALING JAYA: The job outlook for the country looks bleak, with over 50,000 Malaysians expected to lose their jobs this year. Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsudin Baradan said the main sector to be affected will be manufacturing. This is followed by the services ...
In a new year message, Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak reflected on the year before and what Malaysians should remember as we enter the first week of 2018. His message is timely, reminding Malaysians to always remember what this nation is founded on as ...
About 92% of Malaysian consumers said businesses have a responsibility to do social good, suggesting that corporate social responsibility (CSR) remains an important consideration for Malaysian brands. In a new YouGov Omnibus research, it also stated that half of Malaysians (52%) believe businesses ...
People protest in Tehran December 30, 2017 in this picture obtained from social media. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 ― No Malaysians are reported to have been adversely affected thus far in the latest bout of Iran protests, said Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican.
Besides ringing in the new year, motorists nationwide had another reason to celebrate, enjoying toll free drives along four major roads nationwide starting 1 January. Where you one of the motorists pleasantly surprised to enjoy a toll-free drive back to work today, beaming widely as you exited the toll booth ...
KUALA LUMPUR: After more than two years, crude oil prices finally breached the resistance level of US$60 (RM243) per barrel (bbl) in October last year. The gradual uptrend since touching a low of US$45/bbl in mid-June 2017 has put prices at what pundits described as a “fair” level of between US$50 ...
Volunteers as young as 10 pick up rubbish left behind after the New Year countdown in KLCC in Kuala Lumpur January 1, 2018. — Picture by Miera ZulyanaKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 2 — After a jubilant countdown topped with fireworks displays to usher in 2018, a group of mostly youths greeted the New Year ...
Malaysians Are Earning RM2,000 A Week As Illegal Workers In South Korea. Published by Nandini ... Mingguan Malaysia's source has identified two agents in Malaysia who are currently actively smuggling at least two groups of Malaysians into South Korea every month. One is said to be operated by two ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian optimists plan to use the 365 days available in 2018 to achieve the personal goals they have set for themselves. The "positive energy" is visible, as even under the light rain that is affecting Kuala Lumpur, people persist in going out and celebrating New Year's Eve. Muzamer ...
The source said some Malaysians working there had taken a big risk by forking out between RM4,000 and RM5,000 to employment agents without knowing what jobs would be offered to them. “About 90% of those working here are male and they are asked to work in the manufacturing, construction and ...
KUALA LUMPUR • Prime Minister Najib Razak said in his New Year message yesterday that Malaysians can look forward to a brighter economic future this year. He touted his administration's National Transformation initiatives - which aim to make Malaysia join the ranks of developed nations by 2050 - as ...
Yes, we must inhale this currency of hope, to create a critical mass of Malaysians that will take up action for our environmental future. Finally, as 2017 draws to a close, let's consider our pets such as dogs and cats. If we are able to get our generous Malaysians to spread their love beyond their pets to wild ...
With the nation constantly being ranked as the most obese country in South-East Asia, Malaysians are increasingly taking health warnings seriously. Many urbanites have turned to digital content, mobile health and tech wearables to motivate themselves to have healthier lifestyles. PurelyB co-founder and ...
KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia needs new health policies to address the unhealthy eating habits and risk of non-communicable diseases among Malaysians, consumer groups said on Thursday (Dec 28). Their remarks come amid the Health Ministry's plans to introduce steps such as sugar tax and closing ...
For example, if one-third of Malaysians eat out twice a week and order one drink each time with a plastic straw, we would be using more than 20 million straws a week, and more than one billion a year. But the reality is worse. Our real usage in Malaysia is possibly more like five to 10 million plastic straws a ...
Policemen, forensic experts and state electricity safety officials investigate the cause of a deadly fire at a hospital in Miryang, South Korea, 26 January 2018. At least 41 people were killed and nearly 130 others injured in the blaze, according to police. — Yonhap/Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 — No ...
PEKAN: The Health Ministry is constantly monitoring the situation to ensure that prescription drugs are not sold through the internet. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said that the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) is actively monitoring of drugs being sold to Malaysians.
The Pulai lawmaker was dismissing the possibility of Malaysians in Singapore tilting the balance towards the opposition, especially in Johor where most of them are registered as voters. In the 2008 and 2013 elections, scores of Malaysians in Singapore made their way back home to vote, causing massive ...
JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysians returning from Singapore to vote in the 14th General Elections will not have the same impact they did in previous elections, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed. He added that he did not expect them to turn up in large ...
BEIJING: Malaysians here have been urged to register with the embassy so they can be updated on developments back home and be reachable in case of emergencies. “Whether you are studying or working here, you should register so we can keep you informed of news from back home, such as the ...
JOHOR BARU: Malaysians returning from Singapore to vote in the 14th General Elections will not have the same impact they did in previous elections, said Pulai MP Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed (pic). He added that he did not expect them to turn up in large numbers to vote this time. "They tried this in 2008 ...
BANGKOK: Police have arrested five Malaysian men at a Bangkok hotel early Friday and charged them with being members of a call-centre scam gang. Tourist Police deputy commissioner Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal led tourist police and Huay Kwang police to make the arrest at the Ambience Suite ...
Take a look around you and you'll see tonnes of talented, 'terrer' Malaysians around who are doing amazing things. Be it on the tracks, or in the academic field, or the entertainment industry; these Malaysians are undoubtedly making Malaysia very proud with their talents. Unfortunately, we sometimes feel ...
No, it's not timber, although we did that legally some time back. This time, it's something that most people won't find to be precious at all.
Personal details of tens of millions of Malaysians obtained from a 2014 data breach have likely been available for sale for a long time, ...
Malaysian beauty queen Samantha Katie James will don the nasi lemak-inspired national costume for the 66th Miss Universe pageant final.
Saiful Hasam says most of the fruit pickers were being brainwashed using religion. REUTERS pic. (Image is for illustration purpose only._.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians who went to Syria to join the Islamic State (IS) are believed to be hiding in no-man's land in the country after ...
No Malaysians were involved in the suspected terror act in Lower Manhattan, New York Wednesday morning, said the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
KUALA LUMPUR: A grouping of more than 120 militants, including Malaysians, are believed to be in central Maguindanao in the Philippines ...


 

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