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 2018-01-17 06:55 

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Curfew in Esszone extended till Feb 2...

KOTA KINABALU: The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone), which ended at 6pm today, has been extended to Feb 2, said Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli Din....

 2018-01-17 04:26 

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102 people still at flood relief centres in Pekan...

KUANTAN: A total of 102 flood victims are still at two relief centres in Pekan as at 8am today....

 2018-01-17 03:30 

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Don't be overconfident, Lajim tells Shafie...

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal was urged not to be arrogant and overconfident by snubbing the state opposition alliance, Gabungan Sabah....

 2018-01-16 19:21 

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Najib congratulates national U-23 football team on reaching q-finals...

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak congratulated the national under-23 (U-23) football team for advancing into the quarter-finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Championship at the Kunshan Stadium in China last night....

 2018-01-16 19:00 

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Pahang floods improving, more victims return home...

KUANTAN: The flood situation in Pahang has shown improvement, with only 102 victims from 99 families remaining in two relief centres....

 2018-01-16 17:23 

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30 illegal workers rounded up by immigration in 7-hour operation in Kulim...

ALOR STAR: A total of 30 illegal workers were rounded up by the state Immigration Department during a 7-hour operation in Kulim today....

 2018-01-16 17:14 

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TVET Council in the works: HR Minister...

CYBERJAYA: A Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council will be established soon with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak as chair....

 2018-01-16 17:08 

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Mum swings meat cleaver at kids over missing jewellery...

KOTA KINABALU: A mother's rage at losing her jewellery saw her swinging a meat cleaver at her three children, injuring them in an incident at their apartment in Putatan, Penampang....

 2018-01-16 16:30 

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Next generation deems green spaces important in township developments: Khairy...

SHAH ALAM: Housing developers that have the means to provide vast green spaces within their future projects are encouraged to do so as that is what a majority of youths have expressed interest for in a series of National Transformation 2050 Youth (TN50) d...

 2018-01-16 16:21 

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Don't fall for 'lucrative' job offers from overseas, says Azeez...

TAWAU: Kelab Putera 1Malaysia (KP1M) has advised youths in rural areas to be wary of recruiters offering attractive and lucrative-paying jobs overseas....

 2018-01-16 16:17 

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Johor Ruler receives Kedah's highest award...

JOHOR BARU: Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has been awarded Kedah's highest award for the royal families - the 'Darjah Kerabat Yang Amat Mulia (DK)....

 2018-01-16 16:10 

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Haphazard parking near KLIA will see motorists hit with maximum fine, vehicles towed...

SHAH ALAM: Police have warned motorists that their vehicles will be towed and they will be slapped with a maximum RM300 summons if they continue to park illegally by the roadside near Kuala Lumpur International Airport and klia2....

 2018-01-16 16:08 

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Melaka Umno submits candidates list for GE14...

MELAKA: Melaka Umno has submitted its candidates list for the upcoming 14th General Election....

 2018-01-16 16:05 

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Cops cripple burglary gang terrorising Bukit Tinggi...

KLANG: Police have crippled a burglary gang responsible for a series of house break-ins in Bukit Tinggi, with the arrest of four people today....

 2018-01-16 16:05 

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Xiamen Airlines launches inaugural flight from Beijing to Kota Kinabalu...

KOTA KINABALU: Xiamen Airlines commenced its inaugural direct flight from Beijing to Kota Kinabalu today, which also marks its first international route from the airline's Beijing hub....

 2018-01-16 15:16 

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SK Genaan in Sarawak closed due to floods...

BINTULU: Another primary school in Sarawak has been closed today due to the worsening flood situation in the northern part of the state....

 2018-01-16 15:13 

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Toll rate at Second Link to be reduced to tackle Causeway congestion...

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 2018-01-16 15:06 

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Safety netting to be installed at PPR units to 'catch' falling objects...

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) plans to install nettings at the People's Housing Projects (PPR) to reduce the risk of accidents from people throwing items from the upper floors....

 2018-01-16 14:55 

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Let younger leaders lead, Pas' Takiyuddin tells Dr M...

KOTA BARU: At more than 90 years of age, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should not be contesting in the upcoming 14th General Election (GE14), a Pas leader said today....

 2018-01-16 14:42 

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Assessment of HSR bids will be fair, open and transparent...

SINGAPORE: Bids for the Kuala Lumpur - Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) will undergo a comprehensive assessment process that is fair, open and transparent....

 2018-01-16 14:20 

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Tanjung Bungah landslide: Commission to conduct first public hearing on Jan 24...

GEORGE TOWN: Three months after the devastating landslide in Tanjung Bungah which killed 11 people, the Commission of Enquiry will meet for the first time next week....

 2018-01-16 14:04 

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8 companies raided by MACC over probe into proposed Penang undersea tunnel project...

KUALA LUMPUR: At least eight companies were raided by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in the Klang Valley yesterday to facilitate probe into the proposed Penang undersea tunnel project....

 2018-01-16 13:54 

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Wife appeals to public to help fund husband's cranial surgery...

JOHOR BARU: A mother of three is appealing for public donations to raise funds for her husband to undergo a cranial corrective surgery....

 2018-01-16 13:48 

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Ex-NRD head jailed 18 months, fined RM25,000 for corruption...

SANDAKAN: A former Telupid National Registration Department (NRD) head was sentenced by the Sessions Court here to18 months' jail and fined RM25,000 for receiving RM5,000 bribe in 2010....

 2018-01-16 13:30 

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Felda NGOs want probe on Felda land scandal to continue...

KUALA LUMPUR: Felda non-governmental organisations have expressed relief at the return of the Jalan Semarak land worth RM270 million to Felda, after more than a month of disputes surrounding the land's transfer of ownership....

 2018-01-16 13:00 

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Felda regaining Jalan Semarak land was not an act: Shahrir Samad...

KUALA LUMPUR: Felda chairman Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad today squashed rumours claiming that the issue of Felda ownership of lands at Jalan Semarak was purely an act....

 2018-01-16 12:58 

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Zahid receives courtesy call from Japan's Justice Minister...

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today received a courtesy call from Japan's Minister of Justice Yoko Kamikawa, at his office in Perdana Putra....

 2018-01-16 12:56 

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Find person responsible for viral video of Pahang sultan, says NGO...

KUANTAN: The Pahang Royal Family Welfare Body wants the police to identify the individual responsible for spreading a video of the Sultan of Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah in his bed during his birthday celebration, which has gone viral....

 2018-01-16 12:56 

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Common for people in PPR to toss things from upper levels...

KUALA LUMPUR: Throwing rubbish and unwanted items from the higher floors of Block 102 at Seri Pantai People's Housing Project (PPR) seems to be common occurrence....

 2018-01-16 12:30 

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Penang BN tells state government to come clean on undersea tunnel project...

GEORGE TOWN: Is the Penang government lying in relation to payments made for the proposed undersea tunnel project, Barisan Nasional asked....

 2018-01-16 12:12 

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RTS Link to ferry up to 10,000 passengers per hour per direction...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS Link) will have the capacity to carry up to 10,000 passengers per hour per direction....

 2018-01-16 12:09 

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Sabah Water Department scandal: Court to decide on ex-deputy director trial date by Jan 30...

KOTA KINABALU: The Sessions Court here will decide on Jan 30 whether the trial for Sabah Water Department (SWD) former deputy director Teo Chee Kong will be held simultaneously with three other accused in the Sabah Water scandal....

 2018-01-16 11:33 

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Dr M dismisses Pakatan Harapan's controversial PM candidacy issue as 'internal affairs'...

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today broke his silence on the pact's controversial prime minister candidacy issue, dismissing it as...

 2018-01-16 11:25 

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No more confrontational diplomacy, says Najib of ties with Singapore...

SINGAPORE: "We certainly don't want to return to the era of confrontational diplomacy and barb rhetoric between the two countries," said Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in referring to Malaysia-Singapore relations....

 2018-01-16 10:12 

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God has made my life more interesting by the day: Farid Kamil...

PETALING JAYA: Actor Datuk Farid Kamil Zahari has been released on a RM12,000 bail....

 2018-01-16 09:39 

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Ten left homeless as fire razes three homes in Kota Baru...

KOTA BARU: Ten people including two elderly women were left homeless after fire destroyed three houses at Kampung Surau Kota here today....

 2018-01-16 09:24 

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NSTP senior management pays courtesy call on Sarawak tourism minister...
 2018-01-16 09:17 

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Crop apartheid: Smallholders hold protest against EU move to ban palm oil...

KUALA LUMPUR: Twenty busloads of oil palm planters from rural oil palm estates today made their way to the heart of the city to convey their petition and protest against the European Union's (EU) "Crop Apartheid" move to ban palm oil....

 2018-01-16 09:17 

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State government will monitor safety of all roofed pedestrian walks following incident at Jalan Kampung Daik...

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Kuala Terengganu City Council will monitor all roofed pedestrian walks in the city to ensure they can withstand the forces of nature, especially strong winds....

 2018-01-16 09:13 

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Abducted in white van: Boy made up story, says police...

AMPANG: The boy who claimed he was almost abducted by two men in a white van, here, has retracted his report....

 2018-01-16 09:02 

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Marina One & Duo will be landmark for generations to come...

SINGAPORE: The Marina One and DUO joint-development projects by Malaysia and Singapore will be a landmark for generations to come, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak....

 2018-01-16 08:57 

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Diana Danielle shows up in court in support of husband...

PETALING JAYA: Datin Diana Danielle showed up at the Petaling Jaya magistrate's court today to show her support for her husband Datuk Farid Kamil Zahari....

 2018-01-16 08:05 

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Actor Farid Kamil charged with causing hurt to policeman, obstructing duty...

PETALING JAYA: The magistrate's court complex here was a hive of activity as popular actor and director Datuk Farid Kamil Zahari was brought to court today....

 2018-01-16 07:29 

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Navy's eastern fleet to get four next generation patrol vessels...

KOTA KINABALU: Four new generation patrol vessels will be assigned for the Royal Malaysian Navy's Eastern Fleet Command operations....

 2018-01-16 07:17 

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Malaysia - Singapore ink agreement on RTS...

Malaysia - Singapore ink agreement on RTS...

 2018-01-16 07:17 

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Malaysia, Singapore ink bilateral agreement on RTS...

SINGAPORE: Malaysia and Singapore today signed a bilateral agreement on the Rapid Transit System (RTS) link, eight years after the idea was first mooted....

 2018-01-16 06:13 

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PM Najib starts retreat with meeting PM Lee at Istana...

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak starts the Malaysia-Singapore Leaders' Retreat today with a four-eye meeting with his counterpart, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Istana here....

 2018-01-16 05:56 

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Bus carrying Korean tourists overturns in Kuala Selangor while trying to avoid dog...

KUALA SELANGOR: A group of South Korean tourists escaped unhurt when the tour bus they were travelling on skidded and overturned at Jalan Teluk Piah Kanan, here last night....

 2018-01-16 05:49 

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Najib says forensic audit, police probe into Felda Jln Semarak land issue will continue...

KUALA LUMPUR: The forensic audit and police investigation into how a private company managed to obtain Felda's Jalan Semarak land should continue, says Datuk Seri Najib Razak....

 2018-01-16 05:27 

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Bauxite mining made them millions...

IT has been exactly two years yesterday since the government implemented a bauxite mining moratorium in Pahang following reports of severe environmental damage....

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