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New Selangor MB Amirudin Shari well-liked by the people

SHAH ALAM, June 19 (Bernama) -- Amirudin Shari, who was sworn in today as the new Selangor menteri besar, has proven to be an elected representative well-liked by his constituents, having been the Sungai Tua state assemblyman for three terms now.


Vricon doubles year-over-year sales growth rate

KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 (Bernama) -- Vricon -- a global leader in 3D data and solutions -- has achieved more than doubled for its year-over-year sales growth rate and set a record pace for new customer acquisition.


Mars to come closest to earth in 15 years

WASHINGTON, June 19 (Bernama) -- Mars will look bigger and brighter in the coming weeks than it has appeared in the last 15 years, according to NASA.


Business as usual in MaGIC - CEO

CYBERJAYA, June 19 (Bernama) -- Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativiy Centre (MaGIC) is carrying out operations as normal despite media reports stating Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad plans to abolish it.


Smooth traffic flow on most major highways

KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 (Bernama) -- The morning traffic flow on major highways today was reported to be smooth and under control, according to PLUS Malaysia Berhad and the Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM).


Malaysia should tap export potential of processed foods to US

By Manik Mehta

NEW YORK, June 19 (Bernama) -- Despite being a late entrant to the processed food export sector and facing fierce competition from other suppliers in the region, Malaysia can establish a niche market for this segment by aggressively tapping the export potential to the United States (US).


Rohingya Youths Trying To Be A Resourceful Generation

By Cecilia Jeyanthi Victor

This is the second of the two part series on the Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. The writer who accompanied non-governmental organisation (NGO) MERCY Malaysia made observations of how the Rohingya youths are finding ways to survive.

COX'S BAZAR (Bangladesh) (Bernama) -- For the thousands of Rohingya youths who fled Rakhine state in Myanmar, they have to find ways to survive and help support their families.

Hence, entering one of the major Rohingya refugee camps, Balukhali some 60 kilometers' away from Cox's Bazar coastline and resort area, one will find many young Rohingya running makeshift tuck shops, wet markets, snack and grocery stalls.

As the Rohingya are stateless, being employed or having access to formal education is out of the question. Hence the young men have to make use of their ingenuity to keep themselves occupied at the camps and get on with life.