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EPF declares 5.7% dividend for 2016, total payout RM37.08bil

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a 5.7 per cent dividend for 2016, with a total payout of RM37.08bil. Chairman Tan Sri Samsudin Osman said the EPF is pleased it has been able to consistently exceed its two strategic investment targets of at least 2.5 per cent nominal dividend on a yearly basis and […]

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Married couple sues JAWI after traumatic khalwat raid

A husband and his wife today sued the Federal Territories Islamic Religious Department (JAWI) for raiding and arresting them for khalwat or close proximity. Mohd Ridhuan Giman, 34, and Siti Sarah Maulad Abdullah, 26, who have been married for three years, are demanding an apology from JAWI for their traumatic experience that resulted in injuries […]

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Jong-nam assassination: Five seconds was all it took to administer poison [VIDEO]

IT took no more than five seconds and one fluid move to kill Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, at klia2 on the morning of Feb 13. Jong-nam was standing idle in a small crowd in front of the airport’s self check-in counter when his assailants struck. They had […]

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Killing of North Korean: Suspect thought she was playing a prank

Suspect claims four men travelling with her told her to spray Kim Jong Nam with a type of liquid and a woman companion to cover the face with a cloth. Free Malaysia Today reports: The Vietnamese suspect, nabbed over the assassination of Kim Jong Un’s half brother, revealed her travelling partners had asked her to […]

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Are Malaysian houses a ‘death trap’ if a fire breaks out?

Cilisos New Jo-Lyn writes to share – In the early hours of Monday (6 Feb), a fire broke out in a house in USJ, claiming the lives of ALL its occupants. They were four family members – Lim Ah Kok, who was found with his two sons, Yong Liang and Yong Wei on the upper floor, and […]

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Hot water boiler explodes in Mont Kiara condo

An explosion from a hot water boiler caused extensive damage to a condominium unit along Jalan 1/70C, off Jalan Bukit Kiara in Mont Kiara here. No one was injured in the explosion, which occurred at a unit on the 11th floor. Operations commander Ruhisha Haris said eight fire fighters from the Sri Hartamas and Hang […]

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Kelantan Health Dept investigates death of man from mystery virus

The Kelantan Health Department is investigating the death of a 59-year-old man on Sunday (February 5) after he was infected by a mysterious virus. Its director Datuk Dr Ahmad Razin Ahmad Mahir said an investigation to identify the source of infection was being done with the Selangor Health Department as prior to this the victim […]