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AADK Detains 11 Addicts In Yan

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YAN: A 16-year-old school dropout and his two friends, both aged 18 years, were among 11 people who were detained in the Cekup & Cegah operations carried out by the Yan District National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) in Kampung Sungai Limau Luar, Kampung Pasir and in Pekan Guar Chempedak near here early today.

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Decision On Najib's, Government's Application To Strike Out Tony Pua's Suit On Oct 13

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today fixed Oct 13 for a decision on the application by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and the government of Malaysia to strike out a suit related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) brought by Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua.

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MACC Officers Raid Penang Exco Office

GEORGE TOWN -- A team of five officers of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today raided the office of Penang exco member Phee Boon Poh on the 53rd floor of Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (Komtar), here.

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Flags Hoisted In Lahad Datu Market To Counter Negative Image

Jalur GemilangLAHAD DATU: Since early this month, market traders here have enlivened the mood to celebrate the coming Independence Day by hoisting the Jalur Gemilang and the state flags at the market buildings.

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Lawyer Gets Nine-Month Jail Term For Criminal Intimidation

PETALING JAYA: A lawyer was sentenced to nine months in jail and fined RM10,000 for criminal intimidation by the magistrate's court today.

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MACC Team Raids Penang Exco's Office

Penang State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon PohGEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has raided the office of Penang State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh at Komtar today.

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Parents In Malaysia Spend An Average Of RM110,000 On Their Child's Education

A HSBC report reveals that parents in Malaysia spend an average of RM109,470 on their children’s education. Pic by MUHD ZAABA ZAKERIA.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian parents spend on an average of RM109,470 (USD25,479) on their child’s education from primary school up to university undergraduate level, according to Higher and higher, HSBC’s new report in The Value of Education series.

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Teen Killed, Another Hurt In Padang Besar Motorcycle Collision

The teen motorcyclist died on-the-spot after colliding with another motorcyclist at Km9.4 of the Padang Melangit-Guar Jentik. Pic courtesy of NST reader.

PADANG BESAR: A Form Four student was killed on-the-spot when his motorcycle crashed head-on with another motorcycle at Km9.4 of the Padang Melangit-Guar Jentik highway here last night.

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Suhakam Disappointed Over Clause 88A Removal From Law Reform Bill On Religious Conversions

Suhakam chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail expressed its regret and disappointment over the axing of the provision, claiming that it was an effective solution to a longstanding problem. NSTP file pic

KUALA LUMPUR: The withdrawal of clause 88A, within the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment) Bill 2016, related to unilateral conversions of minors by an adult, has been met with criticism by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia.

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Many More Illegal Factories In Penang, Claims Permatang Pauh Umno

Umno Permatang Pauh division chief Datuk Zaidi Mohd Said (4th right) said there were at least another eight such illegal factories, built on agriculture land. Pic by NSTP/RAMDZAN MASIAMBUKIT MERTAJAM: The illegal carbon filter factory, which was busted by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday, is not the only illegal factory operating on mainland Penang.

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