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Dr M arrives on second visit to Thailand in three months

BANGKOK: The Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived in Bangkok, Thailand, on a second visit to the country in less than three months.

Thai and Malaysian children welcome Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali with garlands at the lobby of Plaza Athenee in Bangkok, where the Malaysian delegation will be staying.

Children under 16 not allowed to work under new law says Kula

IPOH: Under a new labour law, children aged 16 and below will not be allowed to work, says Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran.

Liew: Sabah PKR has not received applications from ex-Umno leaders

TAWAU: Sabah PKR has not received any applications from ex-Umno leaders to join the party, says its chief Datuk Christina Liew.

Ramkarpal: Home Ministry should direct IGP to reopen probe into Teoh Beng Hock’s death

GEORGE TOWN: The Home Ministry should exert pressure on the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to reopen investigations into the 2009 death of Teoh Beng Hock, says Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh.

Plea for Sabah govt to do away with 5% sales tax on frozen seafood exported from state

KOTA KINABALU: The Sandakan Fishing Association has urged the Sabah Government not to impose the 5% sales tax on frozen seafood exported from the state effective Jan 1.

Warisan against proposal to reinstate cabotage policy

KOTA KINABALU: Party Warisan Sabah is against the cabotage policy and its proposed reinstatement.

E-hailing app launched in KLIA to help taxi drivers be more competitive

SEPANG: The “caLLme” e-hailing app for taxis, which was officially launched at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, is aimed at giving taxi drivers a boost in competitiveness against larger, deeper-pocketed e-hailing platforms.

First transgender woman to contest Miss Universe - in Bangkok - is from Spain

Miss Spain's Angela Ponce is blazing a trail as the first transgender contestant in Miss Universe's 66-year history, and she is carrying a bold message of inclusion, transgender rights and a sharp rebuke to US President Donald Trump.

Egg price hike due to bird flu and supply shortage, says Agriculture Minister

IPOH: The increase in egg prices is because of bird flu affecting poultry, said Datuk Salahuddin Ayub.

EC: Cameron Highlands by-election to be held within 60 days

PETALING JAYA (Bernama): The Election Commission (EC) confirms that a by-election will be held to fill the Cameron Highlands parliament seat within 60 days (by Feb 13).