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SIBU: The completion of the Katibas Bridge is behind schedule because of an alteration to its design and the specification of its pillars. The bridge which was supposed to be ready for use by March has been rescheduled to be completed in July. As a result those who drove to return to their longhouses in…
05.28 / 17:21
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SIBU: Local traders must ensure that pink price tags for the 12 essential items gazetted under the Price Control Scheme for this year’s Gawai Dayak are conspicuously displayed. Local Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) chief Kasim Mana said it was the responsibility of the traders to ensure they do not violate the […
05.28 / 16:47
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SIBU: With the Gawai Dayak celebration just around the corner, preparation for the festivities is picking up. The annual Gawai ‘balik kampung’ rush is surging to its peak as bus terminals and express wharfs here are swamped by people going back to their villages and longhouses to celebrate the harvest festival. They are not returning [&#…
05.28 / 16:47
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KUCHING: The Local Government and Housing Ministry will continue to require all local councils to freeze the issuance of new licences for entertainment centres in the state. Its minister Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian said a circular was issued by his ministry’s acting permanent secretary, dated Feb 24 last year, requiring the secretaries of all […
05.28 / 16:47
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GEORGE TOWN: The family of the late Lim Tang Too, a rubber tapper, can very well enter the Guinness Book of World Records as having the most number of doctors. There are 45 of them spread over Lim’s  children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lim, who is survived by his wife Loo Siew Chin, had always stressed [&…
05.28 / 16:47
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JOHOR BAHRU: It is suggested that higher education institutions in the country alter the content of courses offered to their students to ensure they can meet the market needs of Industry 4.0 or Fourth Industrial Revolution. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department,  Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong who made the suggestion, said Industry 4.0 [&…
05.28 / 16:47
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KUALA NERUS: “Thank God we are safely home now and given a chance to fast (during Ramadan) with family. I never thought we would be released after being detained for more than a month in Indonesia.” Mohd Fadly Jaafar summed up his feelings with these words after he arrived at the Dataran Permata Seberang Takir [&#…
05.28 / 16:47
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KUALA LUMPUR: Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah yesterday reminded motorists not to take to the road if they feel tired or sleepy to avoid road accidents. “Do not begin a drive if you are fatigued or deprived of sleep. Being fatigued significantly increases the risk of a crash,” he said on Facebook. [&#…
05.28 / 16:47
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JELI: Government linked companies (GLC) and private companies are urged to repair or build new houses for the poor who need a conducive place to stay. International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said though the government had initiated specific programmes to build houses for the poor, the numbers poor people who need…
05.28 / 16:47
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LABUAN: A 54-year-old suspect was arrested in connection with the murder of an Indonesian man over a RM500 debt at Kg Tanjung Aru here Saturday night. Labuan police chief Supt Adzhar Othman said the suspect, a fisherman, was picked up at the scene of the crime the same day. In the 2pm incident, the deceased,…
05.28 / 16:47
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LABUAN: A 54-year-old fisherman was arrested in connection with the murder of an Indonesian man over a RM500 debt at Kampung Tanjung Aru here on Saturday night. Labuan police chief Superintendent Adzhar Othman said the suspect  was picked up at the scene of the crime the same day. In the 2pm incident, the deceased, identified …
05.28 / 16:47
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KOTA KINABALU: The State leadership has put Sabah on the right track by transforming the physical and economic landscape of the state, said Mubarak (Former Elected Representative of Malaysia, Sabah Branch). Its president, Datuk Yusof Manan, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman had proven his ability to helm the government, bringing progress…
05.28 / 16:47
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KOTA KINABALU: Mayor Datuk Yeo Boon Hai has warned that the Kota Kinabalu City Hall (DBKK) will temporarily close any stalls in the Ramadan bazaar if the operators fail to maintain cleanliness and hygiene at their outlets. He said City Hall’s enforcement personnel would be constantly monitoring the bazaar sites from time to time during…
05.28 / 16:47
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KOTA KINABALU: Puntung, one of the last three Sumatran rhinos in Malaysia, is dying of squamous cell cancer. Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga, in sharing the sad news with the media yesterday, said Puntung can no longer breathe through her left nostril and no longer vocalise, she is in pain and her condition is…
05.28 / 16:47
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PETALING JAYA: After years of torment allegedly in the hands of his own parents, a nine-year-old boy's hell at home ended tragically when he succumbed to the multiple injuries he sustained as a result of being punched and caned in USJ, Subang Jaya here on Friday. When he fell unconscious at about 3pm on Friday, his parents took him to a clinic at the Regalia Business Centre in Jalan USJ 1/1A where a doctor who was shocked by the wounds he saw on the boy's body pronounced the child dead…
05.28 / 15:50
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GEORGE TOWN: All licences for gambling dens are under the purview of the federal government, said Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said the local authorities in the state did not have the power to issue such licences which comes under the federal administration. He was responding to a statement by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong who said two states with the most illegal gambling dens were Selangor and Penang. However, he said the state had taken…
05.28 / 15:50
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Two religious teachers, who are a married couple, were killed in an accident at Km36, Jalan Kuala Terengganu-Kuantan near Kampung Serating, here yesterday. In the incident at about at 5.35pm, Maimun Mamat, 48, and her husband Daud Setaffa, 55, from Marang were believed to be travelling from Kuantan to Kuala Terengganu when the vehicle driven by Daud was involved in a collision with a car coming from the opposite direction. Maimun died at the scene due to severe injuries…
05.28 / 15:50
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MALACCA: The Malacca government has stopped issuing family entertainment licences in the state to make way for a review on the existing licensed operators, said Malacca Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron. He said the move was to identify the operators who had been abusing such licences by turning the outlets into gambling dens, although the state government had previously reviewed and issued the licences. Idris also said the cessation period had not been decided as the state…
05.28 / 14:06
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KUALA NERUS: Kementerian Dalam Negeri (KDN) akan memanggil Ketua Pengarang sebuah akhbar berbahasa Inggeris yang didakwa tidak sensitif kepada umat Islam di negara…
05.28 / 13:00
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KUALA LUMPUR: The man who drove off in a police patrol car in USJ Taipan, Subang Jaya near here on May 19 was caught in Jalan Pekeliling, Kota Baru, Kelantan early this morning. Subang Jaya police chief ACP Mohammad Azlin Sadari said the suspect was detained by a Bukit Aman Commercial CID personnel at 3.30am. "He was detained over five cases of loan fraud in Kelantan," he said in a statement here today. On May 19, the suspect drove off with a grey Proton Preve at about 9pm before…
05.28 / 12:48
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