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  1. The unsung hero of Kampung Sosongon Magandai

    The unsung hero of Kampung Sosongon Magandai

    KOTA MARUDU, Sept 3, 2015: A year ago no one thought the sacrifice Tahiring Masanim was making, going to India despite widespread...

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  2. Massive jam on Jalan Kuching due to accident, not flyover collapse

    Massive jam on Jalan Kuching due to accident, not flyover collapse

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 3, 2015: It was a three-vehicle...

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  3. Increase in public acceptance of cashless toll

    Increase in public acceptance of cashless toll

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 3, 2015: Full implementation of...

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World
  1. Lost Australian sheep yields 42kg of fleece

    Lost Australian sheep yields 42kg of fleece

    CANBERRA, Sept 3, 2015: An overgrown sheep found lost in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday,...

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  2. Selfie madness: too many dying to get the picture

    Selfie madness: too many dying to get the picture

    SYDNEY, Sept 3, 2015: The rise of selfie photography...

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  3. Indian man injured by US police testifies against officer

    Indian man injured by US police testifies against officer

    HUNTSVILLE, Sept. 3, 2015: An Indian man left partially...

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TRP 360°

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We aim to approach current issues from as many perspectives as possible, including yours.

  1. ALL SIDES: Does Selangor really need another asset management firm?

  2. ALL SIDES: Should Malaysia peg the ringgit again?

  3. ALL SIDES: Should authorities crack down on nicotine consumption?

  4. When is Internet censorship justified?

  5. Is it right to close liquor shops in Brickfields?

  6. 24-hour stalls feeding social ills?

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  1. ALL SIDES: Does Selangor really need another asset management firm?

    ALL SIDES: Does Selangor really need another asset management firm?

    The establishment of Darul Ehsan Investment Group (DEIG) has raised alarms bells as this newly-created entity would effectively have free rein on the handling of some RM30 billion worth of state’s assets. The Selangor state assembly has expressed concerns that there is little or no oversight on DEIG and...

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  2. ALL SIDES: Should Malaysia peg the ringgit again?

    ALL SIDES: Should Malaysia peg the ringgit again?

    THE ringgit’s value has dropped sharply over the past few months – together with regional currencies – as traders are betting on the US dollar value rising as funds flow back to American shores to take advantage of the impending interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. The fall in oil prices...

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  3. ALL SIDES: Should authorities crack down on nicotine consumption?

    ALL SIDES: Should authorities crack down on nicotine consumption?

    Federal Territories Mufti Datuk Dr. Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri has said usage of e-cigarettes, or vape devices, has been ruled as haram (forbidden) to Muslims. “Among the most popular reasons (for its usage) was that it served as a substitute for real cigarettes,” he wrote in a Facebook post. “Specialists...

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  4. When is Internet censorship justified?

    When is Internet censorship justified?

    Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and many operators of Internet services have agreed to censor content related to child and revenge pornography. Malaysian authorities are now looking to also tighten laws related to online abuses – including defamation, unsubstantiated lies, content piracy and all kinds of...

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  5. Is it right to close liquor shops in Brickfields?

    Is it right to close liquor shops in Brickfields?

    The Federal Territories (FT) Ministry is reported to have decided to close 11 outlets selling liquor in Brickfields, which is said to have the highest concentration of liquor outlets in Kuala Lumpur. Licences of these outlets will not be renewed when they expire. But pubs, supermarkets and mini-markets will be...

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  6. 24-hour stalls feeding social ills?

    24-hour stalls feeding social ills?

    The announcement from Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim to reduce operating hours of 24-hour mamak restaurants, stalls and hawker centres to curb social ills had everybody riled up. Many were up in arms, fearing they would not be able to savour their favourite telur dua...

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Rakyat TV
  1. Bersih rally-goer attempting to stir up trouble?

  2. Tun M speaks at Central Market

  3. Tun M arrives at Central Market

  4. Bersih supporters serenading participants at the rally

  5. Kota Kinabalu Bersih participants begin ‘Walk for Democracy’

  6. Musical performances entertain Bersih supporters at Dataran Merdeka

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Letters From The Rakyat
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  • ‘ We must teach our children well ’

    By: R. LETCHUMANAN September 2 2015 6:24 pm

    LETTER FROM THE RAKYAT: PICTURES involving children in embarrassing situations have been circulating over social media since the weekend gathering at Dataran Merdeka and I am left disgusted that...

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  • ‘ Who cleaned up RM8.7 million off Bersih4@KL? ’

    By: S.H. TAN September 2 2015 5:59 pm

    LETTER FROM THE RAKYAT: THE Bersih4@KL gathering, according to its organisers, was a tremendous success. The authorities claim the turnout was less than 50,000 although the organisers claim otherwise,...

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  • ‘ Tun M seems ready to be PM again ’

    By: JAMAL HASSAN September 2 2015 4:11 pm

    LETTER FROM THE RAKYAT: JUST in case anyone missed former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s message the first time around on Saturday, he made another appearance at the Bersih 4 rally...

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  • ‘ The dirty Bersih question ’

    By: Victor Goh September 2 2015 3:46 pm

    LETTER FROM THE RAKYAT I’m going to start off with a simple yes/no question: “Does your mother know that you are stupid?” What was your answer? You could have said “Yes”, which means...

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News In Images
  • Sept 1, 2015: The nation’s administrative capital Putrajaya covered in haze as observed this evening. — TRP pic by Mokhsin Zamani

  • Sept 1, 2015: In Kuala Kubu Baru, Chinese people tend roadside fires and burn faux money and other offerings for ghosts and ancestors to use in the afterlife during the Yu Lan or Hungry Ghost Festival. — TRP/Daniel Chan

  • Sept 1, 2015: Teochew Chinese, occupying parks, piazzas, pitches and other sufficiently spacious places, such as this one in Kuala Kubu Baru, offer sacrifices to their ancestors and wandering ghosts by burning incense and joss paper, distributing free rice, and performing live Chinese operas and Teochew-style dramas for ghosts in need of a bit of entertainment. — TRP by Daniel Chan

  • Sept 1, 2015: During the Hungry Ghost Festival, Teochew Chinese perform live Chinese operas and Teochew-style dramas for ghosts in need of a bit of entertainment. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Sept 1, 2015: During the Hungry Ghost Festival, Teochew Chinese perform live Chinese operas and Teochew-style dramas for ghosts in need of a bit of entertainment. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Sept 1, 2015: A cyclist passes the Unisphere inside Flushing Meadows Corona Park during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, yesterday, in New York. — AP pic

  • Sept 1, 2015: A man waits to buy train tickets for his hometown visit during the upcoming nation’s biggest traditional holiday, Chuseok, the Korean version of Thanksgiving Day, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, today. South Koreans will visit their hometowns during the three-day holidays from Sept 26-28. — AP pic

  • Sept 1, 2015: Singapore’s Prime Minister and Secretary General of the ruling People’s Action Party Lee Hsien Loong, front centre, makes his way to an election nomination centre with other party members, today in Singapore. Singapore will hold a general election on Sept 11, in what is expected to be a tight contest for the ruling party that has dominated politics in the city-state for 50 years but is now facing growing disaffection among citizens. — AP pic

  • Aug 31, 2015: Four the people. A woman wearing a Guy Fawkes mask holds up four fingers to signify the Bersih 4 rally which ended last night. — TRP pic by Arif Kartono

  • Aug 31, 2015: A tale of two celebrations … some Bersih 4 rally goers are seen hoisting the national flag, while a purple neon sign wishing ‘Selamat Hari Merdeka’ flashes in the background. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak delivering his speech on 'Leadership in Challenging Times' at the 25th Tunku Abdul Rahman Lecture, organised by the Malaysian Institute of Management in Kuala Lumpur on Aug 20, 2015.

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