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LAST_UPDATEFri, 31 Jul 2015 12am

Us Official: Plane Debris In Indian Ocean Same Type As Mh370

SYDNEY — A sea-crusted wing part found on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 found since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries.

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Minimum Price Of A Pack Of Cigarettes RM9 From Aug 1

PUTRAJAYA -- Beginning this Saturday (Aug 1), the minimum price of cigarettes will be increased from RM7 to RM9 a packet, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S.Subramaniam announced Thursday.

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Malaysia Sends Teams To Reunion, France Following Discovery Of Airline Debris

KUALA LUMPUR -- Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Malaysia has dispatched two teams - one to the French city of Toulouse and another to Reunion Island - following the discovery of airline debris on the Indian Ocean island.

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Indian Ocean Debris Almost Certainly From A Boeing 777: Malaysia

Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said on Thursday, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing Flight MH370.

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Cloud Seeding Operation In Sarawak Brings Rain, Gives Relief To Residents

KUCHING - Cloud seeding operations carried out since July 21 in some areas in Sarawak due to the prolonged drought, have given relief to the residents around the affected areas, when rain began to fall.

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Man Fined RM3,000 For Stealing Purse From Wechat Acquaintance

KUALA LUMPUR -- After going out with a man she just got to know four days earlier through the WeChat application, a woman lost her handbag to the new acquaintance.

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Appeals Court Upholds Death Sentence On Former College Students For Murder

PUTRAJAYA -- The Court of Appeal here Thursday upheld the death sentence on three former college students for the murder of their disabled lecturer Zara Eleena Omar Peter and her father three years ago.

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Stop Speculating On Discovery Of Aircraft Debris

KUALA LUMPUR -- The discovery of an aircraft flap on La Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean early today (M'sian Time) is still being investigated and members of the public are advised not to make any speculation on the find.

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Najib Holds Talks With British PM

PUTRAJAYA -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak held talks with his British counterpart David Cameron at Malaysia's administrative capital today in conjunction with the latter's one-day working visit to Malaysia.

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Movie Animation Park Studios To Be Iconic Tourist Attraction In Perak

IPOH -- The Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) theme park, that will feature various attractions including the Live Adventure Zone - Casper the Friendly Ghost, Mr Peabody & Sherman, Megamind and local animation character, BoBoiBoy, is set to become an iconic tourist draw for Perak.

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