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LAST_UPDATEWed, 23 Apr 2014 3pm

Anwar To Drop Out From PKR Race Today, Say Sources

PIC: The Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is expected to announce his withdrawal from the race for the PKR presidency today, according to high-ranking party sources.

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Stumped For Karpal’s Replacement, Anwar Hopes To Delay Sodomy Appeal

PIC: The Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR: Still unable to pin down a suitable candidate to replace Karpal Singh as his lead counsel, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim now hopes for an extension to his Friday deadline to appeal his Sodomy II conviction at the Federal Court.

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Bluefin-21 Submersible Completes Scans Of Half MH370 Search Area

Bluefin-21 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (PIC: Reuters)PERTH: The Bluefin-21, an autonomous submarine sent by the United States to assist in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, has now completed seven missions and scanned more than half of the 300 square kilometres search area, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

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Malaysian Nabbed Trying To Run Singapore Immigration Checkpoint

A Malaysian man was arrested after he tried to evade Singapore’s Woodlands immigration stop (PIC: AFP)KUALA LUMPUR: Singaporean authorities arrested a Malaysian man yesterday after he sought to evade the island republic’s Woodlands immigration stop.

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Kidex Contract Won On ‘Merit’ Through Open Tender, CEO Says

Datuk Mohd Nor Bin Idrus is the Kidex Sdn Bhd chief executive officer (PIC: The Malay Mail)KUALA LUMPUR: Kidex Sdn Bhd, the developer of the planned super elevated Kinrara-Damansara Expressway, has insisted that its RM2.42 billion contract for the project was awarded based on merit and through an open tender process.

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Persiaran Surian To Be Closed For Three Nights For MRT Work

For illustration purposes. Pic: www.themalaysianinsider.comKUALA LUMPUR: Persiaran Surian (Sungai Buloh-bound) will be closed for three nights from April 21 until April 23 to facilitate launching works for the future Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) PJU5 station.

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Playtime Turns To Horror As Iron Rod Pierces Boy’s Cheek

10-year-old Huguan Isaac of SRK Sacred Heart, had a metal rod pierced his cheek. Pic: Mohd Adam Arinin/NST   KOTA KINABALU: A metal rod pierced the cheek of a 10-year-old schoolboy while he was playing with his friends in a church compound here, earlier today.

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Woman's Body Found In Front Of Chinese Cemetery In Melaka

For illustration purposes. Pic: GoogleMELAKA: An unidentified woman's body was found face down in front of the Jelutong Chinese Cemetery, in Sungai Putat here, today.

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Water Rationing Plan Continues: Syabas

The first, third and fourth stage of the water rationing plan still in effect pending further decision by the Selangor state government said Syabas. Pic: NSTP/ Mohd Yusni Ariffin KUALA LUMPUR: The first, third and fourth stage of the water rationing plan still in effect pending further decision by the Selangor state government.

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The Final Farewell

Pic: Astro AwaniGEORGE TOWN: “Karpal Singh! Karpal Singh! Karpal Singh!” The sea of people chanted the name of the recently departed man as the family sung out the solemn prayers at the Batu Gantung cemetery.

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