Flash floods in Penang, 51 victims evacuated

BUTTERWORTH: Heavy rains in various parts of Penang since last night resulted in flash floods and forced 51 residents in Sungai Dua and Butterworth to be moved to temporary evacuation centres. Chairman of the Penang Welfare, Caring Society and Environment

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Police shoot MPV escaping inspection in Pudu

KUALA LUMPUR: Police were forced to unleash shots at a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) which tried to escape from an inspection in Jalan Pudu, here today. The Toyota Vellfire, which stopped near a hotel, was detained by a team from the

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Ex-principal jailed for indecent acts with boys

TAWAU: A former madrasah principal was sentenced to three years’ jail by the magistrate’s court here yesterday for committing gross indecency against three of his students. Mazlan Omar, 37, was found guilty of three charges under Section 377D of the Penal

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Sabah CM: Sandakan wants Vivian Wong

SANDAKAN: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is confident that the people in Sandakan want Vivian Wong Shir Yee as their elected representative. He said at every event during the two weeks of campaigning for the Sandakan parliamentary

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Dr Mahathir slams divisive Muslims HPKI rally

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad questioned whether Himpunan Pertahan Kedaulatan Islam (HPKI) on Saturday was to defend the sanctity of Islam and the Constitution or to draw support for certain political parties. “I welcome gatherings by Muslims

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Prince Harry and Meghan name ‘dream’ son Archie

Britain’s Prince Harry and wife Meghan on Wednesday announced their new “dream” son’s name is Archie, hours after showing him off to the world for the first time. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child:

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