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LAST_UPDATEWed, 17 Jan 2018 11pm

Cleanup Efforts Begin In Penang And Kedah Amidst Fears Of More Rain

Pic: theSun

GEORGE TOWN: Both Penang and Kedah have moved into the massive cleanup phase following the devastating floods which displaced up to 9,000 people at one time and killed seven persons here over the weekend.

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Chong Sin Woon Apologises To Guan Eng After Making Insensitive Remarks

Pic: theSunPETALING JAYA: MCA Youth chief Datuk Chong Sin Woon (pix) has apologised to Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and Penang flood victims for the insensitive remarks he had made during the MCA Youth annual general meeting over on the weekend.

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5 Die In Sungai Petani Fire

Illustration purposes onlySUNGAI PETANI: Five people died and one sustained serious injuries in a fire that razed four wooden houses at Kampung Sungai Gelugor, Taman Petani Jaya near here, early today.

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Jho Low Asked About Extradition Laws On Cayman Islands, Paradise Papers Leak Shows

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The man who is linked to allegations of financial misappropriation of huge amounts of money off Malaysian state fund 1MDB inquired about the option to find a safe haven on Cayman Islands, according to leaked documents belonging to offshore law firm Appleby Global.

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Culture Of Criticising On Social Media Turning ‘Toxic’ – KJ

KUALA LUMPUR: The culture of criticising others on the social media is becoming toxic when it is filled with messages of hatred which could bring down a person, says Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

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22 Held In Operation Against Illegal Fishing, Encroachment

KOTA KINABALU: Five in Sabah and one in Labuan were among 22 individuals arrested during Op Armada, an operation against illegal fishing syndicate and encroachment by Vietnamese fishermen into Malaysian waters, which also saw the seizure of cash totalling RM1.9 million, believed to be corrupt money.

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Information On Autism Now Available On MIND's Website

KUALA LUMPUR  -- Prime Minister’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today launched the Malaysian Information Network on Disabilities’ (MIND) website which has been upgraded with comprehensive and detailed information on autism.

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Prince Charles, Camilla Arrive In Penang For One-Day Official Visit

GEORGE TOWN  -- The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, arrived here tonight as part of a day-long official visit to commemorate the 60th anniversary of bilateral relations between Malaysia and the United Kingdom (UK).

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Number Of Flood Victims In Kedah Down To 2,337

ALOR SETAR, Nov 6 --The number of flood victims placed at relief centres in Kedah tonight is 2,337, down from 2,616 people recorded this afternoon.

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Agong Presents Appointment Letters To Nine New Envoy

Jojie Samuel MC Samuel (left)

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 6 -- Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V today presented the letters of appointment to nine new Malaysian envoys, including the new Malaysian Ambassador to Thailand, Jojie Samuel MC Samuel.

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