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KOTA KINABALU: A man was killed while another injured after a four-wheel drive they were travelling in skidded and plunged into a sewer at the Jalan Bypass Beaufort Roundabout, last night. Sabah Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department in a statement said Andrew Mustal, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene. "The fire and rescue department received a call about the incident at 8.33pm and arrived on site eight minutes later. The body was handed over to the police for further action," the…
03.29 / 04:15
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KUALA LUMPUR: A lawmaker has called on the government to set up a national cancer fund. Highlighting the plight of many cancer patients who have to cope with the rising costs of cancer medication and treatment, Charles Santiago (DAP-Klang) said the government should help address the problem. "Some are forced to sell their homes, jewellery and other assets in order to purchase these medicines. Others see their lifetime savings deplete drastically or simply vanish. "In fact, as a result…
03.29 / 02:59
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PETALING JAYA: Opposition leader Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is in a stable condition after being admitted into hospital on Monday. PKR communications director Fahmi Fadzil said Wan Azizah, who is also the party president, was recuperating well. "She is undergoing routine medical check-up and is still under doctor's observation," he told theSun when contacted. Wan Azizah was admitted into Al Islam Hospital in Kuala Lumpur on Monday and was later transferred to University Malaya…
03.29 / 02:59
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KUALA LUMPUR: A mild earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale occurred in Lahad Datu, Sabah at 6.26am today. The Malaysian Meteorological Department said in a statement that the epicentre of the quake was 25km north-east of Kunak, Sabah. "The tremor could have been felt in the Lahad Datu area and the Meteorological Department was monitoring the development," the statement said here today. — B…
03.29 / 02:24
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‘Maybe if these laws had been enacted earlier and there was proper education and awareness, I would never have been abused.’ – Lisa (not her real name) who was sexually groomed and raped as a child…
03.28 / 23:59
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PUTRAJAYA: In a first such move involving a civil case appeal, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is asserting that he has absolute right under the Constitution to be present in…
03.28 / 23:59
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Sheikh Hasina’s good relations with India and her attempt to reach out to China should not be viewed with s…
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KOTA KINABALU: The three rescued Malaysian hostages are expected to be flown back home soon after the legal process has been ironed out, said Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli…
03.28 / 23:59
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A LAWMAKER wants a thorough investigation conducted over a baby-for-sale syndicate that has been in operation since…
03.28 / 23:59
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is mulling the idea of implementing a "Rent and Own" scheme to enable civil servants to own a property before they retire. Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Ali Hamsa (pix) revealed that the scheme is among the options the government has in mind to solve the prolonged issue faced by most civil servants - the inability to own a home after retirement. "Currently, most of the soon to be retired civil servants would request the government to extend their…
03.28 / 17:51
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission advisory board has identified enforcement agencies such as the police, immigration, customs and the Inland Revenue Board as being prone to corruption. Its president, Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim, said because they have wide powers of enforcement they are more easily approached by those seeking "help". "The more power they have, there is always a bigger chance of them to be corrupt," he said. He said there are those against…
03.28 / 17:06
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal yesterday declared that the Penang Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS) had been lawfully established by the Penang state government. In allowing an appeal by the state government, the panel of three judges led by Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat set aside the Penang High Court's decision which had held that PPS was illegal. Tengku Maimun, who presided with Justices Datuk Kamardin Hashim and Datuk Mary Lim Thiam Suan, in a unanimous decision, granted: > a…
03.28 / 17:06
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JOHOR BARU: Police detained two suspects to assist investigations in the case of a Year One pupil who was injured and scalded on his buttock, believed due to caning and use of a hot instrument, by his tuition teachers. North Johor Baru police chief ACP Mohd Taib Ahmad said both suspects, aged 34 and 23, were teachers at the centre where the victim studied. "Both suspects were picked up yesterday evening to assist investigations. This brings the total number of people detained so far to…
03.28 / 15:04
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IPOH: The Perak government has managed to increase the total size of the state's water catchment areas to 295,401ha over a 10-year period. Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir (pix) said this showed an increase of 54 per cent from the forest water catchment areas of 159,866ha gazetted in 2007. "In 2016, the total water catchment area size approved by the state executive council was 295,401ha, up by 54%. "But this (increased area) has not been gazetted yet," he told this to…
03.28 / 15:04
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March 28, 2017 Tun Razak:  Seeing The Father Through The Son by Dr. M. Bakri Musa, Morgan-Hill, California Last March 11, 2017, would have been Tun Razak’s 95th birthday. He died in 1976, his sixth year in office and two months shy of turning 54. On April 3, 2017, his son, Prime Minister Najib, will … Continue reading &#…
03.28 / 15:02
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ALOR STAR: Police are on the hunt for 12 more suspects in a case where several shotguns belonging to the Rela Northern Region Training Centre in Selama, Perak, had gone missing. Kedah police chief Datuk Asri Yusoff said police believe these 12 suspects were in possession of the remaining shotguns. He said police believe they were located mainly in Perak and police were confident of detaining them soon. "We have identified them. I urge them to surrender with the guns to the nearest…
03.28 / 14:14
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JOHOR BARU: A 21-year-old saleswoman has claimed trial for dangerous and reckless driving, which claimed the lives of eight cyclists on Feb 18. Sam Ke Ting was charged under Section 42(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 and pleaded not guilty when the charge was read out to her this morning. Magistrate Salina Omar set bail at RM10,000 in one surety and ordered Sam to surrender her passport and confiscated her driving license. The eight teenagers were killed on Feb 18 when a car…
03.28 / 14:14
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KUALA LUMPUR: President Francois Hollande's state visit to Malaysia will draw more French companies to invest in the country, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed. He said currently there are at least 270 French companies operating businesses in Malaysia, with an investment value of RM15 billion and in sectors that include manufacturing, services and finance. "France is a country with a huge investment in Malaysia and also a strong superpower.…
03.28 / 14:14
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KUALA LUMPUR: Award-winning martial arts movie star Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh has been conferred with her third Legion d'Honneur (Legion of Honour) award for her contribution to culture and the movie industry. She was presented the Commander of the Legion d'Honneur award by French President Francois Hollande during a ceremony at the French ambassador's residence here today. Yeoh, 54, was previously conferred Knight and Officer of the prestigious award by the French Government in 2007 and…
03.28 / 14:14
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak mengesahkan semua lima rakyat Malaysia yang diculik Julai tahun lalu, diselamatkan pasukan keselamatan…
03.28 / 12:59
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