Five flood relief centres opened in Baling

ALOR SETAR: Five temporary evacuation centres (PPS) were opened in Mukim Siong and Bongor in Baling this morning to house 94 people from 32 families affected by the floods following continuous heavy rain since yesterday afternoon. Baling district disaster management

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Ironman 70.3 and Langkawi Ironman attract 2,500 participants

LANGKAWI: More than 2,500 athletes from 70 countries will battle it out at the 16th edition of Ironman 70.3 and Langkawi Ironman 2019 here on Saturday. This is better than last year’s championships which attracted 2,400 athletes from 73 countries.

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Azmin: Gig economy will be given emphasis in 12MP

KUALA LUMPUR: The gig economy will be given emphasis in the preparation of the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) as one of the new sources of economic growth, Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said. He said the emergence

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UMNO & PAS: Mahathir as PM for full term

KUALA LUMPUR: All 18 PAS MPs and six of the UMNO MPs have expressed support for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to remain as the prime minister for the full electoral term of five years. Their expression of support comes in

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Slight drop in number of flood evacuees in Johor

JOHOR BAHRU: The number of flood evacuees in two districts in Johor has dropped slightly to 214 victims from 49 families as of 8 am this morning, compared to 229 people from 51 families recorded at 8 pm last night.

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Penang floods: one relief centre opened in Jawi to house 54 victims

NIBONG TEBAL: Heavy rain for more than three hours last night has caused flash floods in Jawi and a temporary relief centre (PPS) was opened at the Jawi multipurpose hall earlier this morning to accommodate 54 flood victims. State Welfare,

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Datuk Yong is new KL police deputy chief

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Police College (RMP College) Commandant, Datuk Yong Lei Choo has been appointed as the Kuala Lumpur deputy chief effective Nov 25. The transfer directive which was issued by the Bukit Aman Police Headquarters also involved

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Suspected militants kill two in Indian Kashmir, set apple trucks ablaze

SRINAGAR: Suspected militants shot and killed two drivers and set fire to their apple trucks in Indian Kashmir on Thursday, a senior police official said. The official said the attack took place in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, which is a

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Impeachment probe violates Trump’s rights?

WASHINGTON: Republican lawmakers on Wednesday stormed a hearing room at the U.S. House of Representatives where a Pentagon official was to testify in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, yelling that it was unfair and violated Trump’s rights. The

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163 victims evacuated in Jelebu due to flood

JELEBU: A total of 163 victims from 47 families were evacuated to five temporary relief centres (PPS) here after their homes were flooded due to heavy rain yesterday afternoon. The Jelebu district Civil Defence Force (APM) in a statement said

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