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55 Involved In Ah Long Activities In Kuantan Nabbed

Police tear down Ah Long banner and posters in an operation carried out in Kuantan on Friday. Photo: The Star

KUANTAN -- The police have detained 55 people believed to be involved in illegal money-lending (Ah Long) activities in the district last year.

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Malaysia, Thailand's NSC To Form Working Committee On Security Cooperation

Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin.

BANGKOK – The respective National Security Council (NSC) of Malaysia and Thailand today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on establishing a Joint Working Committee-Security Cooperation (JWC-SC) between the two countries.

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147 Human Trafficking Related Cases Convicted In 2017

Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim.PUTRAJAYA -- A total of 147 human trafficking related cases were convicted last year compared to 100 in 2016, said Home Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim.

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STAM Mumtaz Student Pays Kindness With Excellent Result

Kaosar Hayeejehwae. Photo: Harian Metro

PUTRAJAYA -- Life’s daily struggles forced teenager Kaosar Hayeejehwae, a student who obtained Mumtaz (excellent) grade in the 2017 Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM), to ask around for donations from food outlet operators back in Thailand, to finance her studies here.

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Penang KPDNKK Seizes Subsidised LPG

BUKIT MERTAJAM -- The Penang office of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) seized RM166,454 worth of  subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), at a store in Nibong Tebal, near here yesterday.

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Tuanku Muhriz Attends State Banquet In Conjunction With His 70th Birthday

SEREMBAN -- Yang di-pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir tonight attended a state banquet in conjunction with his 70th birthday here.

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PM Concerned About Siamese Community - Mustapa

Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed

TUMPAT -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is concerned about the Siamese community in the country, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

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SAMB Has Been Replacing Aged Pipes Involving Cost Of RM284 Mln Since 2010

MELAKA -- Syarikat Air Melaka Berhad (SAMB) has been replacing aged and dilapidated underground asbestos-cement pipes with soft metal pipes, covering a distance of 250 km statewide and involving cost of RM284 million since 2010.

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Selangor BN Objects EC's Second Notice On Redelineation Exercise

Tan Sri Noh Omar

SHAH ALAM – The Selangor Barisan Nasional (BN) will submit its protest against the Election Commission’s second notice on its redelineation exercise for the state, claiming that it is unfair and favours Pakatan Harapan.

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Career Potential In Digital Gaming To Be Promoted In Schools

KUALA LUMPUR -- The digital games industry, which is seen as having great career potential in the future, will be promoted at school level, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

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