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Top Glove ousted from 3 ESG-friendly indexes

TOP Glove Corp Bhd has been removed from three ESG (environmental, social and governance) indexes – namely the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia, ASEAN 5 and Emerging Markets Index – following the June 2021 FTSE4Good Index Semi Annual Review.

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New direction and way forward for public transport in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--4PAM would like to take this opportunity to thank Prime Minister YAB Tan Sri Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin for his quick decision and Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz for his equally quick action in terminating the services of Prasarana’s Non-Executive Chairman.

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IS SUBANG AIRPORT A LAND GRAB, ASSET STRIPPING OR CLOSING OF AN AIRPORT?

4PAM is shocked over the reports that have been appearing in the major newspapers on the purported Subang Airport takeover. 4PAM is extremely concerned that the Ministry of Transport (MOT) or the Government has not quashed such a rumour or denied receiving such a proposal.

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China Aims to Become the World's Leading Space Power by 2045

Shortly after becoming president in March 2013, Xi Jinping made his ambitions for China's space power clear. "Developing the space program and turning the country into a space power is the space dream that we have continuously pursued", he said.
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Anti-China alliance coalescing in South China Sea

MANILA – Major powers are wading deeper into the South China Sea in a series of moves that promise to rile China while answering US calls for like-minded nations to counter jointly Beijing’s rising assertiveness in the crucial and contested maritime area.  

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𝐀𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐢𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐫𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐬𝐢𝐚

On 9 July 2019, Thomas Orhions Ewasinha, a 34-year old Nigerian student with a valid visa, died in custody in the Bukit Jalil Immigration Centre. An inquest into his death has been conducted by a coroner. Hearings have concluded, the decision is pending.

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Malaysian court upholds fine on e-services provider MyEG

KUALA LUMPUR (May 3)--Malaysia’s Court of Appeal upheld a 9.64 million ringgit (2.35 million U.S. dollars) penalty on e-services provider MyEG for violating competition law and having a dominant position in relation to the sale of mandatory insurance for online applications of temporary employment permits for foreign workers.

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Malays too want a “clean, fair and caring” government

One of the most often cited excuses by the political conspirators behind the Sheraton coup, including Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and his clique, is that the Pakatan Harapan equation falls short when it comes to the share of Malay support.

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Malaysian media organisations decry “vaccine favouritism”

BANGKOK (April 27)--The National Union of Journalists Peninsular Malaysia (NUJ) has decried what it described as “leakages” after it emerged that members of a certain media outlet were vaccinated against COVID-19 even while other media personnel have yet to receive their shots.

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PEJUANG: Using KWAN is result of poor economic management

KUALA LUMPUR (April 25)--Dipping into the 16.9 billion billion ringgit National Trust Fund (KWAN) is the result of poor management of the economy by the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government, a Pejuang central committee member said on Sunday.

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Politicizing Xinjiang won’t help stamp out extremism in the West

A history teacher was beheaded on Friday in a street in a Paris suburb after he discussed caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad with his class, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Saturday. French President Emmanuel Macron denounced what he called an "Islamist terrorist attack" and urged the nation to stand united against extremism, the AP reported. Some two weeks ago on October 2, Macron announced in a speech plans for tougher laws to tackle "Islamist separatism."

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Malaysia court halts deportation of 1,200 Myanmar nationals amid outcry

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (Reuters) - A Malaysian court has allowed a temporary stay of deportation of 1,200 Myanmar nationals scheduled to be sent back to their strife-torn homeland on Tuesday, after rights groups petitioned to say deportation could endanger their lives.

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Myanmar anti-coup protests resume despite bloodshed

YANGON: Protesters returned to the streets of Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw on Wednesday after the most violent day yet in demonstrations against a coup that halted a tentative transition to democracy under elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Democracy Under Seige

Malaysian Opposition Leader Weighs In On US Election Troubles

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