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Qatar can help to reduce burden on refugee in Malaysia - Muhyiddin

KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 (Bernama) -- Qatar is prepared to ease the refugee problem in Malaysia through a Qatar welfare fund, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

English mastery vital for knowledge economy - FMM

KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 (Bernama) -- Mastery of the English language is necessary in attracting higher value-added investments, thus allowing the country to move quickly towards achieving a high-income knowledge economy, says the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM).

EC: Amendment on reduced voting age not yet in force

PUTRAJAYA, July 18 (Bernama) -- The recently approved amendment allowing for Malaysians aged 18 to vote and to also be eligible to stand for election, along with automatic voter registration, is not yet in force, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun today.

Personal attacks, slander part of challenges in politics - Abdul Yunus

PARIT BUNTAR, July 18 (Bernama) -- Any turmoil including caused by personal attacks and slander is part of the challenges in politics, but which could also give one strength and maturity in dealing with such situations, says state exco member Abdul Yunus Jamahri. 

Machete-wielding men make off with 320 Boer goats worth RM300,000

JOHOR BAHRU, July 18 (Bernama) -- A livestock company entrepreneur lost RM300,000 when 320 Boer goats were stolen by a group of machete-wielding men at his farm in Seelong, near Kulai, two days ago.

Boutique owner faces more 'umrah' fraud charges

SEREMBAN, July 18  (Bernama) --  A boutique owner pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to 17 counts of fraud involving minor haj (umrah) packages worth RM393,000, last year.

18-year-olds may not be able to vote in Sarawak state election

PUTRAJAYA, July 18 (Bernama) — Youths between the age of 18 and 20 years may still not get the chance to vote and contest in the Sarawak state election which must be held before June 6, 2021, Election Commission chairman Azhar Azizan Harun said.