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22 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

HSL Posts RM47.4 Million Pre-tax Profit

Sarawak-based infrastructure company, Hock Seng Lee Bhd , recorded a pre-tax profit of RM47.4 million on the back of RM256.2 million revenue for the first half ended June 30, 2014.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: The meaning of nationhood in M'sia

Three days from now, we will mark the 57th anniversary of independence in a year that will go down in history as one of the most painful for Malaysians.

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Malaysia News

Selangor MB fiasco: The right to seek dissolution

I had, during the Perak MB crisis, written a number of articles on my blog, ARTiculations, touching on the various Constitutional issues arising from said crisis.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Star Online

Malaysia's deadly roads

KUCHING: Apart from Thailand, Malaysia has the highest number of road deaths in South-east Asia, a World Health Organisation shows.

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Business Times

Analysts hail SapuraKencana's latest gas find

SHARES in Malaysia's integrated oil services provider SapuraKencana Petroleum was unchanged on Monday at RM4.27 apiece despite news that it had made a significant gas find in waters off the shores of Sarawak.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Veteran Wants Sacrifices Remembered

By Nodin Mahadi BESUT -- Ex- corporal Ayub Abdullah had risked his life many times over to battle the Communists in Sarawak back in the 1970s.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Works Ministry To Give Priority On Pan Borneo Trunk Road Upgrading - Fadillah

More upgrading works on the Pan Borneo trunk road will be one of the main priorities of the Works Ministry for Sarawak under the 2015 budget.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Uggah Directs MPOB To Reduce Red Tape

Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas wants the Malaysian Palm Oil Board to reduce red tape and go to the ground to meet the oil palm planters and mill operators.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Scientists Honour Bruno Manser on His 60th Birthday

A team of Swiss scientists honour missing rainforest advocate Bruno Manser with the announcement of the discovery of two new animal species in the tropical rainforests of Borneo.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Charity Run To Raise Fund For Critically Ill Patients To Kick-off Next Month

The people are invited to participate in the annual charity run to raise fund for the Palliative Care Association of Miri to be held on Sept 27 at the Piasau Boat Club, here.

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Malaysian National News Agency

PBB Will Emerge Stronger In State Election - Amar Asfia

Sarawak's Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu , the second most powerful Barisan Nasional component party in the country, hopes to win big in the next state election.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Teras, UPP Still Not BN Component Parties

Sarawak Barisan Nasional secretary Datuk Dr Stephen Rundi said both newly formed party - Parti Tenaga Rakyat Bersatu and United People's Party are still not yet component parties of BN.

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Daily Express

Sabah need not shout or issue threatening statements: CM

Papar: Closer ties and rapport between the State and Federal governments have made requests for development and safeguarding the interests of Sabah to be seriously considered and delivered.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Brunei, Indonesia Hold Inaugural Joint Defense Cooperation Committee Meeting

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Aug 23 -- Brunei and Indonesia have held the inaugural Joint Defence Cooperation Committee meeting at the Bolkiah Garrison, Xinhua reported, citing a report posted Saturday on the website of the Defence Ministry.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia In Forefront Of Tropical Forest Management

Despite allegations against Malaysia on its tropical forest management policies, it is still in the forefront compared with other tropical countries, said Malaysia Timber Certification Council chairman Datuk Dr Freezailah Che Yeom.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Tourism Proposes VOA Via Singapore

Tourism Malaysia has proposed the Visa-on-Arrival facility targeting Chinese and Indian tourists via land checkpoint for travellers visiting Malaysia from Singapore.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Star Online

New Yorker has many reasons to stay in Malaysia

Helfman with 'The Borneo Incident'cast members and villagers of the Ukum Longhouse in Batang Ai, Sarawak.-filepic WHEN New Yorker Michael Helfman first arrived in Malaysia, the atmosphere along the road flanked with palm trees outside KLIA reminded him of Florida in the United States.

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The Star Online

Heartbroken Jamillah puts on a brave face

Unimaginable grief: Jamillah being comforted by her son as the remains of her daughter Ariza and grandson Mohd Afif arrive at the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Kuching.

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Malaysian National News Agency

MH17: Funeral Prayers For Ariza Ghazalee, Son At Petrajaya Jamek Mosque

Funeral prayers were held for MH17 crash victims Ariza Ghazalee, 46, and her eldest child Muhammad Afif Tambi, 19, at the Petrajaya Jamek Mosque before burial at the Semariang Muslim cemetery, here, Friday.

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The Star Online

Scrips: Outline policy on moderation

MIRI: Malaysia must outline a policy on racial and religious moderation and make it a guide for every ministry, government department, agency and enforcement unit, says the Society for Rights of Indigenous People of Sarawak .

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