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LAST_UPDATEMon, 25 Jun 2018 11pm

French Judiciary Pursuing Scorpene Corruption Scandal - Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR – Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today met French Ambassador Frédéric Laplanche who disclosed that the French judicial system is pursuing the 1 billion-euro Scorpene submarine corruption scandal. 

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Melaka Will Focus On Preserving Turtle Landing Sites - Adly

MELAKA -- The Melaka state government is focusing on conserving and preserving the environment especially in the turtle landing areas of Pulau Upeh and other parts of the state, its Chief Minister Adly Zahari said today.

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AG Chambers Not To Represent Any Party In Election Petition - AG

Tommy Thomas.

PUTRAJAYA -- The Attorney-General's Chambers will not represent any party in any election petition and the Election Commission (EC) must appoint members of the Malaysian Bar of its choice to represent it in the legal proceedings, said Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas. 

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Gobind Singh To Meet Astro Reps Next Week Over Service

KUALA LUMPUR -- Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today he would meet Astro representatives next week to discuss public complaints on the pay-TV service.

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GPS Controversy: Little Storm In A Teacup - Analysts

Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing.

KUCHING --There  has been a little storm in the teacup after a key Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) player made some public statements and suggestions, which must have left Sarawakians and especially the proposers and initiators a little bit concerned.

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BNM To Continue Operating As An Independent Body - Guan Eng

PUTRAJAYA -- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will continue to operate as an independent body according to the rules set out in the legislation, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

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Bombs Recovered In Thailand Made In Malaysia?

BANGKOK – Security forces in southern Thailand have been instructed to intensify investigations over the seizure of 41 home-made bombs from a pickup truck in Narathiwat yesterday as a police officer in the restive province claimed the improvised explosive devices were made in Malaysia.

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Counselling Helps Address Emotional Problems

 Wong May Ing.TAIPING -- Counselling services are crucial to helping people avoid mental health disorders, said Perak Character, Women and Family Development and Community Welfare Committee chairman Wong May Ing.

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MMEA Detains Two Vietnamese Boats For Alleged Illegal Fishing

KUCHING -- The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained two Vietnamese fishing boats with 20 crew members about 65 nautical miles off Tanjung Sirik, Sarikei for allegedly fishing without a permit on Wednesday (June 20).

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Burglar Nabbed For Injuring House Occupants

The suspect led police to a hilly location near Taman Bukit Hijau off Jalan Tuaran Bypass, where weapons suspected to have been used during the robbery attempt were recovered. Pix courtesy of PDRM.

KOTA KINABALU -- Police have detained an undocumented foreigner for allegedly causing hurt to two occupants of a house he had broken into at Km 7.5, Jalan Tuaran on June 10.

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