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March 25, 2018 6:56 AM Villagers, Rela members, volunteers repair hall in Inanam

KOTA KINABALU: About 300 villagers, members of the People's Volunteer Corps (Rela) and volunteers from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UTM) joined a 'gotong-royong' (self-help) programme to repair a multi-purpose hall in Kampung Tatahan, Inanam near here today. Kota Kinabalu Rela officer Mohd Bakry Md Baily said the gotong-royong was held under the 'Maju 8

March 21, 2018 6:53 AM Rescuers find body of third drowning victim

BACHOK: Rescuers today found the body of a boy who had drowned along with his father and a brother yesterday during a family outing at the Sri Telong Beach here. They came across the body of Wan Ukkasyah Wan Halem, 12, at about 6.30am at a point about 200m from where he had gone missing in the sea along with his father Wan Halem Wan Mustapha, 44, and brother 5

March 18, 2018 11:43 AM July 2019 completion for Manong Bridge, Kuala Kangsar

KUALA KANGSAR: The three-kilometre Manong Bridge linking Kampung Seberang Manong to Manong Town near here, is set to make an impact on the social and economic wellbeing of residents in the area. Construction of the RM43.5 million bridge which was announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak at the Kuala Kangsar parliamentary by-election in 2016, commenced 8

March 7, 2018 4:51 AM Chinese fishermen seek divine blessings in troubled waters

NANRI, China: "Possessed" by local gods, elaborately dressed villagers in a fishing community in eastern China are carried into the surf to ensure an abundant catch, a centuries-old rite needed now more than ever as fish stocks decline. Staged in the village of Fuye on Nanri island, "The Dash of the Ocean Gods" festival is one of many visually striking 12

March 4, 2018 9:49 AM Hikers make explosive find

File picture of a bomb found buried in the ground. A group of hikers found a World War II bomb in Gerik yesterday. — Picture courtesy of PDRM GERIK, March 4 — A group of hikers found a World War II bomb as they descended a hill here yesterday. District police chief Superintendent Ismail Che Isa said the group of 15 from Kelab Kelantan Hiking Crew was coming 16

February 28, 2018 11:13 PM In Gopeng, Orang Asli decry silence as bulldozers roar on (VIDEO)

GOPENG, March 1 — The residents of six Orang Asli villages here are distressed by the construction of a mini hydroelectric dam in Ulu Geruntum, saying it will harm their livelihoods and way of life. The Orang Asli in the affected villages said they have lost half their fruit tree plantations after the hydro dam contractor allegedly cleared land for the project 10

February 17, 2018 11:17 AM Najib approves RM3.2m allocation to construct wavebreaker in Langkawi

LANGKAWI, Feb 17 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today approved a RM3.2 million allocation for the construction of a 100-metre wavebreaker at the fishermen’s jetty at Chenang near here. “I was informed by Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek that sometimes the waves are too strong for the fishing boats here so there 20

February 14, 2018 2:14 AM Cyclone hits southern Fiji islands, damage uncertain

The aftermath of cyclone Gita is seen in Nuku'alofa, Tonga February 13, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. — Reuters picWELLINGTON, Feb 14 — Fijian authorities were working to establish contact with some remote southern islands today after powerful Cyclone Gita took down communications, though the Pacific Island nation's most populated 12

February 9, 2018 11:29 AM Najib announces additional RM100m for rural street lights

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today announced an additional allocation of RM100 million for the installation of rural street lights nationwide for this year. — Picture by Ben TanMUAR, Feb 9 — A total of RM RM100 million has been allocated for the installation of rural street lights nationwide this year. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak 8

February 9, 2018 4:57 AM Embrace BN, Umno struggle to remain progressive: Najib

MUAR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today reminded the people, particularly Felda settlers, to always embrace the Barisan Nasional and Umno struggle to ensure that the country remained progressive. Najib, who is BN chairman and Umno president, said the people should place their trust in Umno, a party that was strong on its own, instead 6