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PADAWAN (Sarawak): Despite living in a Christian-majority area, the interfaith relations between residents of Kampung Darul Islam Belimbing, a Bidayuh Muslim village in Sarawak, and their surrounding community has remained strong.
PUTRAJAYA: Two policies have been endorsed by the National Physical Planning Council that will ensure strategic, inclusive and sustainable development in the country, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
SIBU (Bernama): Once known for its timber industry which flourished during the 1940s and 1950s, Sibu, which relies mostly on commercial activities, now needs to put itself on the right track so as not to be left behind in Sarawak’s bid become a high-income and developed state by 2030.
TUARAN: The proposal to increase the floor price of scrap rubber from the current RM2.50 per kg to RM3.50 per kg will prevent smallholders from switching to other commodity crops, says Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.
PETALING JAYA: Calls to abolish the mandatory death penalty for drug-related offences have been renewed following a case where a 55-year-old single mother was sentenced to death for trafficking 113.9g of drugs.
BY now, millions of Malaysians would have criss-crossed the country following the lifting of the inter-state travel ban on Monday. Some are out to fulfil their wanderlust but for many it is a long awaited heartfelt journey to meet their loved ones, perhaps for the first time after the ban was imposed earlier this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to introduce an equity safety net framework in the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) will not take away the rights and interests of other races, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will give an additional 700 million euros ($809.2 million) in emergency aid to Afghanistan and its neighbouring countries, the European Commission said ahead of Tuesday's Group of 20 Afghan summit.
KOTA KINABALU: Malaysians are expected to have a clearer idea of what the Special Council on Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MKMA63) have discussed concerning Sabah and Sarawak rights come Oct 14.
KOTA KINABALU: The state government has allocated RM500,000 to help the Sabah Theological Seminary (STS) save its century-old chapel amid the threat of landslips along its slopes on Signal Hill here.