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January 11, 2018 8:05 AM PKNK contributes RM20,000 to poor SK Mergong pupils

ALOR STAR: The Kedah State Development Corporation (PKNK) has contributed RM20,000 to assist 200 needy students of Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Mergong under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme. PKNK chairman Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said the PKNK CSR programme was aimed target groups as a link and a form of cooperation between PKNK and the community 5

November 24, 2017 1:40 PM Rohingya humanitarian mission arrives in Chittagong

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh: Thirteen Malaysian MPs on a humanitarian aid mission to the Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar arrived at the Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport, here today. The group boarded a bus to Cox's Bazar, about 143km away, in a journey which would take about five hours. The delegation, led by Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker Datuk 25

October 27, 2017 3:45 AM Meet Malaysia’s own Erin Brokovich, champion of the common folk

Meenakshi Raman has been compared to the American whose life as an activist was the subject of a Hollywood hit. GEORGE TOWN: You may have seen her protesting against real estate development on Penang’s hill slopes as the voice of the Tanjung Bungah Residents Association and a member of the Penang Forum. But perhaps not many people know that Meenakshi 17

October 26, 2017 8:22 AM Placing babies in baby hatch not a criminal act

KUALA LUMPUR: Mothers who place their babies who are of undetermined status in a baby hatch do not have to fear that they are breaking the law. Deputy Minister of Women, Family and Community Development Datuk Seri Azizah Mohd Dun said the government hoped these mothers would opt to place their babies in the baby hatches rather than abandon them in random 5

October 20, 2017 11:35 PM Pastor’s wife recounts incidents before hubby’s disappearance to Suhakam inquiry

KUALA LUMPUR: Pastor Ray­mond Koh (pic) and his family were threatened and harassed following a fund-raising dinner for his non-profit organisation that was raided by the Selangor Islamic Religious Depart­ment in August 2011, a public inquiry heard. His wife Susanna Liew, 61, said that right-wing radical groups, politicians and bloggers had targeted 7

October 20, 2017 10:34 AM ‘Missing pastor was harassed by Special Branch for years’

Pastor's friend G Sri Ram says Raymond Koh had been threatened by calls, over the internet and even received a Bank Negara notice demanding details of his donors and expenditure. KUALA LUMPUR: The director of Harapan Komuniti, a charity that collaborated with missing pastor Raymond Koh, claimed today Koh had been harassed by the police Special Branch 53

October 20, 2017 7:23 AM Love for country stopped Pastor Koh from migrating, says wife

Susanna Liew says she was extremely worried after receiving two bullets in the mail and a death threat, and urged her husband to migrate. KUALA LUMPUR: Susanna Liew Sow Yoke, the wife of missing Pastor Raymond Koh, said her husband’s love for the country was the reason they did not leave the country after receiving death threats. Liew, who spoke on the second 14

October 11, 2017 2:31 AM RM1,000 fine for late registration of births

KLUANG: Parents who fail to register their children within 60 days after their birth will be fined RM1,000. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said the fine, which would be imposed with immediate effect, was not for purposes of revenue collection but to compel parents to register their children's births within the prescribed period. “The Government 6

October 11, 2017 12:38 AM RM 1,000 fine for late birth registration

Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed says that the move is to compel parents to register their child’s birth within the prescribed period. KLUANG: Parents who fail to register their children within 60 days after their birth will be fined RM1,000 compared with only RM50 previously. Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed said the implementation of the fine to be imposed 11

September 19, 2017 10:37 PM Why Are The Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar?

Scorched earth. Harrowing escapes. Half a million on the move. Last week, the United Nations' top human rights official called Myanmar's ongoing military campaign against the Rohingya Muslim minority group in that country's Rakhine state "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing." This is what he meant: Using a pretext of rooting out Islamist insurgents 36