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Affirmative action a flop, make it needs-based, says Sabah think tank...

Institute for Development Studies Sabah chairman Simon Sipaun says the policy has become a divisive factor defeating the objectives of the NEP.

Azmin sangkal dakwaan Kadir mengenai majlis ekonomi

Menteri hal ehwal ekonomi berkata kerajaan Pakatan Harapan bertindak secara 'kolektif' dan atas sebab itu majlis ditubuhkan.

Kadir is wrong about economic council, says Azmin

The economic affairs minister says the Pakatan government moves 'collectively' and that is why the EAC has been formed.

MPs, stop bickering – you have a country to rebuild

We look on in frustration and hopelessness as we see the politicians whom we elected into office doing their best to break up the fragile harmony that we have woven.

How to avoid failing when running your startups

Find out how to strike the right balance when growing the five core dimensions of your startups i.e. customers, product, team, business model and funding.

Study: House prices near MRT stations too high due to poor...

A study by the Centre for Governance and Political Studies finds that many properties located within a 1km radius of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line are too expensive for the B40 and M40 groups.

MCA focuses on shaving PH’s majority in Balakong

BN chairman Ahmad Zahid Hamidi urges voters to make Balakong by-election a referendum of people's dissatisfaction with PH.

Indian panel wants Johnson & Johnson to compensate over recalled implants

The ASR hip implants were recalled in 2010, after data suggested they failed at a higher-than-expected rate - J&J agreed to pay nearly US$2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits in the US.

Killer of John Lennon loses parole bid for 10th time

Chapman, who shot the former Beatle and was seeking to gain notoriety, is serving 20 years to life after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in 1981.

Mahathir’s China visit a success

Far from being a 'diplomatic disaster', Dr Mahathir Mohamad's visit to China has laid the groundwork for Malaysia to move forward in its relationship with Beijing.

Italian populists pile on to EU after 35 die in bridge...

Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini of the eurosceptic League said to reporters in Catania that the failure of a suspension bridge in Genoa shows the need to increase investment spending.

Cyberjaya a failure, think tank study finds

In its report on Cyberjaya, IDEAS, which compared it with Silicon Valley and other hubs and looked at its stated objectives and the role of government, says failure may have been built into its design.

Mancini handed daunting task of rebuilding Italy

Former Inter Milan and Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini was given the daunting task of rebuilding Italy's national side on Monday following their astonishing failure to qualify for the World Cup.

1 dead as jet engine fails on New York-Dallas flight

Seven people had been slightly injured, and the identity of the dead person was not immediately disclosed.

Mourinho tells United flops to grow up

United boss Mourinho admits his players must learn to cope with the pressure of expectations, a problem that has become all the more apparent in the wake of Tuesday's European setback.

Minister blames state governments for failure of affordable homes programme

Noh Omar says the lack of cooperation from some state governments, such as Selangor, has resulted in the government being able to complete only 255,341 houses, or 23%, of the target.

Penang Channel must be dredged, insists Guan Eng

Penang CM wants port operator to comply with concession agreement or risk having the contract terminated.

Never be afraid to fail, Tony tells undergrads

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes says failure helps prepare one for the worse in life and is therefore not something to be afraid of.