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M'sia Set To Be Malaria-Free By 2020 - Expert

SERDANG -- Malaysia is expected to be a malaria-free country by 2020 following continuous efforts by the Health Ministry to control the disease.

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Russia Views Southeast Asia As Promising Arms Market - Defence Official

LANGKAWI -- Russia considers Southeast Asia as a promising market for a wide range of Russian weapons and military hardware, Russia's TASS news agency reported Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Mikhail Petukhov as saying on Tuesday.

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No New Locations Positive For H5N1 In Kelantan

PUTRAJAYA -- No new locations were identified as positive for bird flu (H5N1) in Kelantan yesterday, said the Veterinary Services Department.

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Technician Gets 9 Years For Expressing Support For IS

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KUALA LUMPUR -- A technician was sentenced to nine years' jail by the High Court here today after he pleaded guilty to expressing support for IS terrorists.

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Malaysia Ranked Fourth Happiest Country In Asia

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian now has been ranked as the fourth happiest country in Asia, and 42nd happiest country among 155 nations in the world.

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Malaysia Wants To Collaborate With Other ASEAN Members In Defence Industry - Zahid

Photo: BernamaLANGKAWI -- Malaysia wants to collaborate with the other ASEAN member countries to reap the opportunities from the growth in the defence industry in the region which is projected to generate about US$100 billion by 2030.

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Road Rage: Lorry Driver Fined RM3,500

PETALING JAYA -- A lorry driver was fined RM3,500 or four months jail in default by the Magistrate's Court here today for breaking the side mirror of a lorry and glass panel of a toll booth.

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Sultan Ibrahim, Johor MB Confident TMJ Will Lead FAM

Three years after Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim took the Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) football team under his wings, he transformed the Southern Tigers squad that today, has undeniably become the pride of all Johoreans.

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Wife To M’Sian Counsellor In Pyongyang Prays God Will Protect Her Family In Her Last Facebook Entry

After the political disputes between North Korea and Malaysia became tenser following Kim Jong-nam’s assassination last month, Malaysian nationals were banned from leaving the country, and had their social media accounts blocked.

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Nazri Will Still Turn Debate On March 25

KUALA LUMPUR -- Member of Parliament for Padang Rengas, Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz will still be turning up for the debate with former prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed, even though the event has not got a permit from the police.

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