Conversions humiliate the Orang Asli community

PUCHONG: Conversion activities of the Orang Asli community is not merely limited to Kelantan but also involves other states. Even worse is the fact that it is humiliates the Orang Asli. “Many Orang Asli people have been converted in Kelantan

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Batek community: Three more cases of breathing difficulty

KUALA LUMPUR: Three more new cases of respiratory illness were reported among the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said two of the victims, an 11-year-old girl and 24-year-old woman

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Gov’t to take over four highways for RM6.2 bln

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has formally issued offer letters to four toll concessionaires with an enterprise value of RM6.2 billion to buy over four highways. The four tolled highway concessions in which Gamuda Bhd has a significant

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Kidnapping in Lahad Datu: Nine victims released

KOTA KINABALU: Nine out of the 10 fishermen kidnapped by militants believed to be linked to the Abu Sayyaf in Lahad Datu waters on Tuesday, have been released and are now under the care of the security forces in the

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MRT lift robber gets 18 years jail time, whipping

KUALA LUMPUR: The man who brutally assaulted and robbed a woman in an MRT station lift on Valentine’s Day this year has been sentenced to 18 years jail and five strokes of the cane. Sessions Court judge Mahyon Talib sentenced

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Gov’t spends nearly RM3.5 mil on detained migrants’ food

SERDANG: The government spends nearly RM3.5 million a month, an average RM12 per day per detainee – to ensure there is adequate food for them, said Immigration Department director-general, Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud. He said there are 14 Immigration Department

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Trump: I aborted attack on Iran to save lives

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said yesterday he aborted a military strike to retaliate for Iran’s downing of an unmanned US drone because it could have killed 150 people, signalling he was open to talks with Tehran. An Iranian surface-to-air

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Parents seek help for sick daughter

KUALA NERUS: Five-year-old Tuan Nur Batrisyia Tuan Nasir, who is suffering from Hydrocephalus or excessive fluid in the brain resulting in abnormal growth, has caught the attention of the Terengganu Media Journalists Club (Kawat). Yesterday, the club’s committee members along

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Dr M: Let me put Malaysia on track before quitting

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad vowed to put the nation on track before stepping down from his post. He said that the last thing he wanted to do was to leave Malaysia in shambles like his predecessors.

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Agong wants unregistered private tahfiz centres to do so soon

KUANTAN: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah urged unregistered private tahfiz centres in Pahang to register themselves immediately. His Majesty, who is also Pahang Sultan, said the registration would enable the state government and Pahang Islamic

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