Gov’t considering special incentives for frontline volunteers

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is considering giving special incentives for frontline volunteers involving members of the Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM), the People’s Volunteer  Corps (RELA) and other organisations. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions) Datuk Seri Redzuan Md Yusof said the

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House fire leaves family homeless

KUALA TERENGGANU: Nine family members escaped devastating house fire in Kampung Beladau Kolam last night with only clothes on their backs. According to one of the victims, Suliani Sulong, 35, the 9.30 pm fire not only rendered them homeless, it

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Police thwart foreigner’s escape bid from Pudu market area

KUALA LUMPUR: A foreigner’s brazen attempt to escape from the Pudu Market area, which has been placed under tightened administrative control, failed when he was arrested by police today. In the incident at about 2 pm, a Bernama reporter at

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PM thanks well wishers on his 73rd birthday

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin thanked all those who have congratulated him and offered prayers in conjunction with his 73rd birthday today. In the latest post on his Facebook page, Muhyiddin also expressed his gratitude to Allah for giving him

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Don’t travel interstate without permission, obey SOP

KUALA LUMPUR: Members of the public have been reminded not to embark on interstate travel without permission because it is punishable under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (Act 342). Currently, roadblocks have been set up at

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Public to fill up approval form to enter Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Members of the public who wish to enter Sabah for essential services and official duty must obtain approval from the Chief Minister’s Department by filling up the special approval form online. Sabah Health director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi

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Girl found drowned after falling into a fish pond

DUNGUN: A 19-month-old girl was found drowned after falling into a fish pond in Jalan Santong, Paka yesterday afternoon. Dungun district police chief Superintendent Baharudin Abdullah said the victim, Nur Ara Rasha Abdul Aziz, was found in the pond, about

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Straying elephants to be driven into Tabin Forest Reserve

LAHAD DATU: Efforts are underway to drive a herd of about 100 elephants that encroached into Felda settlers’ land in Anjung Teduh, Felda Sahabat, Tungku near here, into Tabin Forest Reserve. Sabah Wildlide Department (JHL) officer Silvester Saimin said the tasks

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