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Private medical fees go up

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 6, 2014: The Health Ministry has fixed the ceiling rate for the increase of private medical fee at 14.4 per cent. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the percentage was decided over the 30 per cent increase proposed by the Malaysian Medical Association. "Those (in the fee schedule) are the maximum rates. "What we have done is to protect the people from being overcharged by the p ...

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Brunei introduces framework on child online protection

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Mar 6, 2014: Children's online safety has been given a boost with the introduction of the “Child Online Protection Framework” (COP). Hj Yahkup Hj Menudin, CEO of Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI), said the government had undertaken several measures to develop the framework, including recent amendments to legislation to criminalise “sexual ...

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Dompok retires, passes baton to Tangau

PENAMPANG, Mar 6, 2014: Tan Sri Bernard Dompok, who is known for being vocal and firm in his stand on issues that are close to the hearts of Sabahans, such as the illegal immigrants and the Allah issue, is finally retiring from active politics soon. His decision came after months of thoughts and soul searching, which he admitted was not easy to make, especially with continuous requests from members to stay ...

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Over 70 development projects at upcoming Property Hunter Expo

KOTA KINABALU, Mar 5, 2014: The Property Hunter Expo (PH Expo) returns for the third time in Kota Kinabalu this weekend. The 2014 PH Expo will be held from 7th to 9th March 2014 (Friday to Sunday) at the Sabah Trade Centre starting from 10:00am to 8:00pm. This free-to-attend exhibition will feature over 50 developers and more than 70 properties from Australia, Singapore, West Malaysia, Sarawak and Sabah. Re ...

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300MW Kimanis power plant ready to be commissioned

Mar 3, 2014: Kimanis Power Sdn Bhd said today the three generating blocks of 300MW Kimanis Power Plant are completed and ready to be commissioned. The company said commercial operations would be achieved after completion of mandatory testing for Block One in the second quarter and Blocks Two and Three in the third quarter. However, the actual commercial operations date for the plant would depend on the comp ...

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Taib sworn is as Sarawak’s seventh TYT

KUCHING, Mar 1, 2014: Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, who stepped down as Chief Minister of Sarawak after almost 33 years in office yesterday, was sworn in as the new Yang Dipertua Negeri of Sarawak today, marking another historical milestone for the state. The ceremony began at 11.00am with Tan Sri Adenan Satem, who succeeded him as the new Chief Minister, reading the instrument of appointment, which was presen ...

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Malaysia Borneo Cultural Festival: bridging cultures and traditions

Visit Malaysia Year 2014 is the nation's biggest and grandest tourism celebration with Malaysia Truly Asia's endless wonders of events, festivals and activities all-year round. For our international tourists, this is the perfect time to see, feel and experience Malaysia! With the tagline "Celebrating 1Malaysia Truly Asia,” Sabah Cultural and Heritage Association (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Selangor) is org ...

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