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2008-09-21 21:00:15

TAMPIN: The government has begun paying compensation to residents who were relocated following the construction of the Kelau Dam in Raub, Pahang. A total of RM39 million has been allocated to 395 land owners owning less than 0.5ha each, Energy, Water and Communications Minister Datuk Shaziman Abu Mansor said at a buka puasa function at the Maktab Rendah Sains Mara Gemencheh near here. Shaziman who is also the member of parliament for Tampin, said the Pahang-Selangor Interstate Water...

2008-06-20 15:00:22

MALAYSIA Airlines (MAS) has formed an alliance with Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) to provide financial assistance to aspiring pilots. Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development Minister Datuk Noh Omar said each student can apply for a RM200,000 loan for three years and are required to pay back the agency once they are fully employed at any airline. "This scheme helps financially tight students as well as churn good quality pilots who can work at any airline company in the world and make...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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