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LAST_UPDATESun, 24 Jun 2018 9am

Ferry Stranded At Sandbar Near Kuala Perlis

KUALA PERLIS -- A ferry with 432 passengers was stranded for more than six hours at a sandbar at the Kuala Perlis estuary, about 0.8 nautical miles from the Kuala Perlis Passenger Ferry Terminal yesterday.

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First PH Minister To Visit Sarawak

KUCHING: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin received a rousing welcome by PKR supporters upon her arrival here yesterday.

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Umno Election A Chance To 'Cleanse Party Completely': Khairy

Instead he, like many in UMNO, were "drunk by their own Kool-aid" and rallied behind former prime minister Najib Razak who has been plagued by a corruption scandal over state investment fund 1MDB.

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Najib Explains Why He Had So Many Luxury Handbags, Lots Of Cash, Jewellery

Pic: Reuters

LANGKAWI: Former Malaysian prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak says he shouldn’t be blamed for the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal, and declares he knows nothing about money from the state fund appearing in his personal account.

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Dependence On 'Middleman' In Recruitment Of Foreign Labourers Reduced - Kula Segaran

M. Kula Segaran.

KUALA LUMPUR -- Human Resource Minister M. Kula Segaran today said that the ministry would reduc its dependence on “middleman”, such as concession company My E.G. Services Berhad (Myeg), which handles the recruitment of foreign labourers.

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Thunderstorm, Strong Winds Expected In Several States

KUALA LUMPUR --  Thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong winds are expected in the districts of Kerian, Larut, Matang, Selama and Hulu Perak  in Perak until 9 pm tonight.

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Communications And Multimedia Ministry To Audit Two MCMC Funds

PUTRAJAYA – The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia will conduct an audit on two Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) fund groups following enquiries regarding their management.

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Zahid Appears Uninterested In Debate Challenge

Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

TEMERLOH -- Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi does not appear to be interested in a proposal to debate and publicly declaring assets made by Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah.

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Khairy Suggests Two More V-P Posts For Women, Sabah

Khairy Jamaluddin.

KUALA LUMPUR -- UMNO Youth Chief, Khairy Jamaluddin will propose an additional vice-presidential post each to represent women, and the state of Sabah, in the event he was elected party president on June 30.

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Special Committee To Monitor Prices After Zero GST

KOTA KINABALU – An activist on human rights and consumerism in Sabah today suggested the setting up of a special committee to ensure traders and wholesalers in Sabah reduce or maintain the low price of their goods following the abolishment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) last June 1.

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