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Food Security Vital For Nation’s Wellbeing

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The Association for Welfare, Community and Dialogue (Acid) condemns the action of the authorities in evicting farmers in Kanthan, Perak who were growing various food crops serving the local market.
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The Kratom (Ketum) Industry In Southern Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand:Over the last 12 months, stalls have been opening up across southern Thailand to sell ketum leaves, syrups, and mixed drinks. In Thailand ketum is called kratom.

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Protect Malaysia To Protect Sabah, Sarawak

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia:Former ambassador and insightful political commentator Datuk Dennis Ignatius is correct in saying that Sabah and Sarawak “have tended to take a more detached view of the culture wars raging in Semenanjung”.

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Penang Island Reclamation -'Snake Swallows Elephant'

GEORGETOWN, Malaysia:As the state election is approaching, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow called on the leaders of the Pakatan Harapan coalition to beware of the "green wave" earlier this year. On the eve of Hari Raya, he announced an increase in funding for Islamic development in Penang to RM75.08 million this year. The DAP-led state government seems to think that building more mosques and religious schools will reduce their Chinese-centric impression and curry favour with the Malay community. Meanwhile, the Penang state government ignores the Malay-majority fishermen community and insists on promoting the Penang South Islands (PSI) project, depriving them of their livelihood.

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Young Talent Track and Field Selangor Launch and Run

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-The Young Talent Track and Field Selangor Launch and Run event was organized by Young Talent Track and Field (YTTF) Sdn Bhd in collaboration with Kelab PJ. This event was also supported by Malaysian Hash Council and PJ Club Hash House Harriers. Sponsors for the event included redOne and Decathlon.

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Hadi’s Antics Are Aimed At Winning The Youth Vote

BANGKOK, Thailand-Parti Islam Se-Malaysia president Abdul Hadi Awang’s latest antics are causing a ruckus in Malaysian politics. Many are claiming these are the beginnings of an extremist uprising, out of disappointment of not becoming the legitimate federal government of Malaysia.

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Malaysia Must Wisely Leverage Its Rare Earths Card

KUALA LUMPUR-Rare earths remain a critical and strategic resource that Malaysia must and capitalise on for its long term advantage and geopolitical returns, as any missteps or short-sightedness on the country’s part will invite a negative result.

By Collins Chong Yew Keat

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Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve To Be Turned Into A ‘Timber Producing Factory’?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-If we were to drive up north from Kuala Lumpur, about 2 hours later, we would be greeted by an awful sight of limestone hills being defaced and scarred with quarrying activities. One would get a nightmarish feeling of having literally driven into a limestone hill and buried deep in rocks and debris.
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A Clear And Present Danger To Malaysian Democracy

BANGKOK, Thailand--Prime minister Anwar Ibrahim recently made an impassioned plea for all muftis, religious leaders, teachers, and Ustaz to assist in the stability and harmony of the nation. Anwar is well aware of the clear and present danger religious zealotism poses to the stability of Malaysia’s democracy.

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Weakening Ringgit Shows Lack Of Local Productive Forces

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The ringgit has fallen to its lowest value since the Asian financial crisis. The reaction from the opposition has been one of frustration and panic, raging against the finance minister. 

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Calling Upon The Perak MB To Call Off The Lanthanide Mining Project

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--B•E•A•CC•H•, the environment cluster of the CSO Platform for Reform, along with 21 civil society organisations (CSOs), call upon the Perak Menteri Besar to retract his inaccurate remarks concerning the lanthanide mining project in northern Perak and gazette the entire site in question as a forest reserve.    

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PNB must justify miserable dividends from ASNB

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia--Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB), the wholly-owned unit trust company of Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB), has declared an income distribution of RM882.49mil for Amanah Saham Malaysia 2 - Wawasan (ASM 2 Wawasan) for the financial year ended Aug 31, 2022.


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Puteri Barisan Nasional Bersedia Menghadapi PRU-15!

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Terlebih dahulu saya ingin mengalu-alukan kehadiran rakan-rakan dari pelbagai sayap yang mewakili wanita muda komponen BN dan friends of BN yang datang dari jauh dan dekat.

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