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Environment Ministry Calls For Freeze On Open Burning Permits; Cites Dry Monsoon

PETRA JAYA: The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has instructed forest authorities nationwide to temporarily freeze the issuance of open burning permits as a preventive measure against the recurrence of the haze.

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Toddler Trapped In Car Causes Panic For Father

NILAI: A toddler, who accidentally locked himself in a car, with its engine running, at a petrol station here yesterday caused his father momentary panic.

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Najib Congratulates Malaysia's Men Archery Recurve Squad

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has congratulated the national men’s archery recurve squad for winning the bronze medal at the third stage of the Archery World Cup championship on Sunday.

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33 Held In Sungai Siput During Secret Society Initiation

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IPOH: Police have detained 23 people including a woman for their involvement in what seemed to be a ritual of a secret society.

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GE14: Many Want Change In Kelantan, Says Annuar

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KOTA BHARU: Kelantan Umno aims to strive to garner the support of young Kelantanese living outside the state to wrest Kelantan from PAS in the next general election, said Umno information chief Annuar Musa.

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[Video] Church Choir’s Rendition Of Suasana Hari Raya Goes Viral

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KOTA KINABALU: A video of musicians from the Holy Family Pilgrimage Centre Nulu Sosopon choir in Keningau playing a popular Hari Raya song after Sunday mass was held has gone viral.

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Trump's Indonesian Business Partner ‘Tanoe’ Slapped With Travel Ban

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Authorities in Indonesia have issued a travel ban against the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump after he was accused of threatening a deputy attorney general, officials said Monday.

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Telegram App Used In St Petersburg Metro Bombing - Russian Intelligence

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Russia is poised to block the highly encrypted Telegram messaging system, claiming it was used by terrorists behind the St Petersburg metro attack in April in which 15 people died.

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Ipoh's Much-Awaited Movie Animation Park Studios Opens Its Doors

Pic: NSTIPOH: After several delays, Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS), touted as Asia’s first animation theme park, has finally opened its door to visitors.

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Pirates Escape With Tanker Ship's Diesel Oil In Malaysian Waters

Pic: BernamaSONGKLA: Armed pirates struck a Thai tanker ship last Friday in the waters off the Malaysian state of Pahang last Friday and escaped with 1.5 million litres of diesel oil.

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