[NEWS] SELECTED NEWS ITEMS MOVED BY BERNAMA AS AT 7.20 PM: JULY 15

16 Jul 2013 07:54

1. KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no plan to allow contributors to withdraw their Employees Provident Fund (EPF) savings to settle credit card debts in bankruptcy cases, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

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2. KUALA LUMPUR: The National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC) is to be set up by the end of the year to advise the government on efforts at uniting the various ethnic groups in the country.

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3. KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today announced that the Chinese government has given approval to 11 Malaysian companies to resume the export of swiftlet nests to that country, subject to several conditions.

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4. PUTRAJAYA: The government has yet to discuss bonus for civil servants in view of the Hari Raya Aidilfitri this year, said Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa.

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5. KUALA LUMPUR: The two individuals who insulted Muslims and ridiculed the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Facebook can be prosecuted for displaying offensive pictures and words, Deputy Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Jailani Johari said today.

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6. KUALA LUMPUR: The largest national career event, the Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth Job Fair 2013 which will be held from September 27 to 29 is set to offer more than 30,000 job opportunities with over 300 companies.

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