Pasir Gudang pollution caused by Sungai Kim Kim toxic waste

PUTRAJAYA: The recent incident in which schoolchildren in Pasir Gudang, Johor suffered breathing difficulties, was due to chemical waste from Sungai Kim Kim, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. According to her, an initial investigation found the cleaning

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Street dog walks to pharmacy and shows injured paw. Internet in tears

Dogs are a lot more expressive than humans are, is the common consensus that the internet has arrived at after a video of a dog seeking help from a pharmacist went viral. In the short clip, a street dog in

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DBP to work with Chinese to publish on Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) will discuss with Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik a collaboration with Chinese publishers to publish a blue book on the history and development of Malaysia. Chairman of the DBP Board of Governors Prof

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Clerk fined RM5,000 for abusing stepson

KUALA LUMPUR: A clerk was fined RM5,000, in lieu six months imprisonment, after the Sessions Court here found him guilty today of abusing his five-year-old stepson last February.  Judge Rohatul Akmar Abdullah meted out the sentence on the 32-year-old man

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Muslim supremacy supersedes Batek woes

It was the hope of many Malaysians that they have kicked out Malaysia’s virulent religious majoritarianism last general election. A year later, it seems that religious issues are making it to the forefront again, as the first of the big

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High Court sets aside contempt proceedings against Rafizi

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today set aside leave granted to the National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) and its executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail to initiate contempt proceedings against Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Mohd Rafizi

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Dr M: Civil forfeiture suit not meant to bankrupt Umno

PUTRAJAYA: The civil forfeiture suit filed against Umno was not meant to bankrupt the party but is intended to reclaim RM212 million of 1MDB-related funds as it is an effort to recover funds stolen from the state fund. “What happened

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Toxic gas affects eight more Johor schools

JOHOR BAHRU: Students and pupils at eight more schools in Pasir Gudang, here, are believed to have experienced breathing difficulties and vomitings, early this morning. Among the schools which were believed to be affected included Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Tanjung

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Dr Mahathir: Need to curb illegal settlers on Bukit Malut

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said a specific study must be carried out before any transfer of foreign nationals occupying illegally the Bukit Malut area, Langkawi could be implemented. The Prime Minister said this was because all costs involved

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Azmin: Malaysia actively pursuing energy market reforms

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is actively pursuing energy market reforms to enhance the country’s attractiveness as the preferred destination for energy investments, said the Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today. The government according to him, continue to strive

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