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Meet The First Royal Malaysian Air Force Chief From East Malaysia, 'Apai'

General Datuk Seri iHaji Affendi Bin Buang. That is the name of the new Chief of the Royal Malaysian Air Force.

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Monoculture, Logging Causing Deforestation, Say Environmentalists

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: With more forest reserves converted to monoculture farming, environmentalists are worried that the trend will not only destroy the forest ecology but also contribute to deforestation.

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M’sians Who Rely On Qiblah Mobile Apps Might Have Been Praying In The Wrong Direction

KUALA LUMPUR: It has been reported that majority of mobile applications have failed to provide a precise trajectory for the direction of Qiblah (the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca to which Muslims turn at prayer) – raising concern amongst Muslims.

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Corruption In Malacca: Senior Police Officer Released On MACC Bail

PUTRAJAYA: A senior officer from the Melaka Tengah District Police Headquarters who was remanded for seven days to assist investigation into a corruption case involving the collection of money from operators of illegal gambling centres and massage parlours around Malacca, was released today.

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Search For Labourer Who Fell Into River In Kapit Continues

SIBU: The search and rescue effort for a male labourer who fell into the Rajang River at the Kapit Passenger Express Boat Terminal yesterday is being continued today.

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Case Management Of Najib's Lawsuit Against Dr Ling On July 31

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today set July 31 for case management of Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s libel suit against former MCA president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik over an article published in a news portal two years ago.

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[Video] Drug Addict Who Tried To Rape Girl In Toilet Gets Beaten Up By The Public

A man believed to be a drug addict was beaten up by the public after he was accused of attempting to rape a woman in a toilet at a shopping complex in Alor Setar, Kedah.

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Ramadan An Occasion To Better Portray Islamic Values: OIC Sec-Gen

KUALA LUMPUR: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General, Dr Yousef Al-Othaimeen, conveyed his greetings to the Islamic Ummah in conjunction with the month of Ramadan, saying that the holy month was an occasion to better demonstrate noble Islamic values.

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MACC Declares Penang Education Department Free From Graft

GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has declared the Penang Education Department to be free from graft following allegations and reports of abuse by the public.

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Malaysian Non-Pensionable Armed Forces Veterans Association Seeking More Members

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KANGAR: The Non-Pensionable Malaysian Armed Forces Veterans Association (PVATTBM) which is actively seeking to increase its membership, has appealed to more than 180,000 veterans to join it.

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