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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 15

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 5

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 6

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 3

February 6, 2018 2:35 PM Wild sparrowhawk captured by APM after attacking villagers

SUNGAI PETANI: A wild sparrowhawk (Helang Sewah) found flying in circles over a house in Kampung Padang Temusu near here for the past three weeks, has been captured by the Kuala Muda district Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) today. Its officer, Captain Azahar Ahmad said the bird was captured after it attacked the residents of the house. "One of the victims 5

January 31, 2018 8:33 AM Royal presence at Thaipusam celebration

JOHOR BARU: Thousands of Hindu devotees at the Sri Subramaniar temple in Johor had an extra special Thaipusam this year as the Johor Ruler, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar joined in the festivities today. Devotees and tourist waited along the side of Jalan Skudai and Jalan Dato Esa, Tampoi while waving the state flag to greet Sultan Ibrahim and the Tunku 6

January 28, 2018 11:19 AM Man killed by python he caught for sale

KUALA LANGAT: A man who is believed to have wanted to sell a python that he had found on his way home, after a night out with some friends, ended up being strangled to death by the 3.5 m long reptile in Jalan Haji Ibrahim, Jenjarom here, early today. In the 3am incident, Zaim Khalis Kosnan, 35, died of asphyxiation after his neck was constricted by the python 10

January 23, 2018 10:41 AM Terengganu Islamic enforcers probing ‘obscene’ dangdut dances

KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 23 — The Terengganu Islamic Religious Affairs Department (JHEAT) is investigating a report by Kampung Telari villagers on sexually-charged dangdut dances held at the village. Its commissioner, Datuk Wan Ismail Sahaimi Wan Omar said the department had received several complaints on the existence of a place which allegedly offered 4

January 17, 2018 8:31 AM Villagers shocked to find WWII mortar bomb

BALIK PULAU: An old mortar bomb which was believed to be from the World War II era was discovered by residents from Kampung Terang here on Tuesday. They summoned the police bomb disposal unit, who combed the area and managed to locate the bomb which measured 81mm. It was an explosive material that has been inactive for a long time and posed no threat 9

January 17, 2018 5:25 AM Floods cut off access to 17 longhouses in Mukah

MUKAH: An 800-m stretch of an access road to Tanjung Pedada, Sungai Mukah, 27 km from here, was inundated by floodwaters, cutting off about 1,350 people from 17 longhouses and a village over the past four days. As of 10am today, the stretch of road was still under 1.5 m of floodwaters, according to Mukah/Dalat District Council deputy chairman Mawar Awang 8