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Nur Aisyah Aleya murder case: Unemployed charged

LANGKAWI: An unemployed man was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with the murder of three-year-old Nur Aisyah Aleya Abdullah, at the Langkawi Hospital quarters last month. The accused, Ramlan Abdul Rashid, 37, was charged under Section 302 of

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Appeals court strikes out Streram’s misfeasance in public office lawsuit

Kuala Lumpur: The Court of Appeal today struck out a Pakatan Harapan election candidate’s misfeasance in public office lawsuit against a former returning officer and the Election Commission (EC). A three-member panel of judges comprising Datuk Ahmadi Asnawi, Datuk Abdul

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Heatwave: How to keep cool in hot weather and stay hydrated

KUALA LUMPUR: A Level 2 heatwave alert has been issued for parts of the Malaysian state of Kedah, as a heatwave grips the country. On Sunday (Mar 17), the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) said a Level 2 heatwave alert, for temperatures between 37

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Police probe: MAHB staff death in Subang airport runway accident

PETALING JAYA: Police are getting to the bottom following the death of a Malaysia Airports (MAHB) staff whose work vehicle was hit by a private jet at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang on Monday. Petaling Jaya police

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Malaysia welcomes foreign embassies’ cultural exchange initiatives

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture welcomes more cultural exchange programmes with foreign embassies to elevate friendships through the arts and culture, said its minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi. He pointed out that the “Whirling Dervishes of Rumi

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Rosmah to apply for stay of decision transferring solar project case to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, is to apply for a stay of the decision transferring to the High Court her corruption case over the solar hybrid project for Sarawak

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Govt mulling joint billing for water, sewerage charges

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is studying various options including getting all states to voluntarily implement the joint billing for monthly water and sewerage bills in their respective states. Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar (pix) said negotiations and discussions

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Malaysia meet two-gold target at Abu Dhabi 2019

ABU DHABI: Malaysia have met their two-gold medal target at the ongoing Special Olympics World Games 2019 when Muhammad Haziq Rizal triumphed in the equestrian B1 dressage event Tuesday. The 23-year-old accumulated 196 points in the division 5 of the event

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Deputy minister highlights the hypocrisy of M’sian politicians

Following the massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, Malaysian politicians from both sides of the divide condemned the incident. Umno politicians such as Khairy Jamaluddin and Annuar Musa were also critisizing senator Fraser Anning, who linked the shootings

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Woman in Penang suspected for murder by American husband

GEORGE TOWN: A Malaysian woman with US citizenship is believed to have been killed by her husband at their house in Island Glades, Jelutong, here yesterday. North East District Police chief ACP Che Zaimani Che Awang said 60-year-old Chin Geok

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