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Sultan Terengganu Restores The Title Datuk Seri To Mentri Besar

Sultan Terengganu Restores The Title Datuk Seri To Mentri Besar

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10 Robbers On M'cycles Rob Two Petrol Stations Within 20 Minutes

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Perlis State Assembly Passes 2017 State Budget

Perlis State Assembly Passes 2017 State Budget

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Ministry Hopes To Check Malaria Outbreak Soon, But With People's Support - Health Minister

Ministry Hopes To Check Malaria Outbreak Soon, But With People's Support - Health Minister

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Pakistan Mourns 47 Killed In Air Crash, As Investigators Seek Answers

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Iraq's Parliament Speaker Demands Inquiry Into Deadly Qaim Air Strikes

Iraq's Parliament Speaker Demands Inquiry Into Deadly Qaim Air Strikes

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China Checking Outbound Investment Deals Amid Forex Crackdown: Xinhua

China Checking Outbound Investment Deals Amid Forex Crackdown: Xinhua

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British Spy Chief Says Islamic State Plotting Attacks As Russia Makes 'Desert' Of Syria

British Spy Chief Says Islamic State Plotting Attacks As Russia Makes 'Desert' Of Syria

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Merkel's Bavarian Allies Praise Tougher Migrant Stance But Say It's Not Enough

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U.N.'S Egeland Says U.S. And Russia

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ECB Makes Little Change To Growth And Inflation Forecasts

ECB Makes Little Change To Growth And Inflation Forecasts

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No Tax Hikes Seen For Turkey In 2017, PM Yildirim Says

No Tax Hikes Seen For Turkey In 2017, PM Yildirim Says

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Highlights: Draghi Comments At ECB Press Conference

Highlights: Draghi Comments At ECB Press Conference

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1.2 Million People Were Accidentally Invited To This 15-Year-Old Girl’s Birthday Party After It Went Viral, But They Will Attend Anyway

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Hardworking Nine-Year-Old Girl Sells Kuih Every Morning During School Holidays To Earn RM5

Hardworking Nine-Year-Old Girl Sells Kuih Every Morning During School Holidays To Earn RM5

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What Are Today’s Headlines?

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Time’s Named Trump Person Of The Year, Gave Him Horns And Likened Him To The 'Devil'

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Dispute Over Recognition Of Chinese School UEC Exam By M'sian Universities, We Ask Experts If There Is A Solution

Dispute Over Recognition Of Chinese School UEC Exam By M'sian Universities, We Ask Experts If There Is A Solution

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KUCHING: A 51-year-old self-employed man claimed that a group of men had demanded RM200,000 from him for a consignment of pigs, which they later snatched, at a wharf here on Saturday evening.

According to a police source, the complainant was waiting for the arrival of pig stock from Lawas at the wharf around 4pm and upon docking, a group of men approached him and demanded for the money.

He told them that he did not have the money and was only following orders from his employer to deliver the stock.

Adding to his woes, the suspects had earlier on grabbed the keys to the driver’s trailer and promptly loaded the pigs onto another lorry before allegedly driving away with the man’s stock.

Police are investigating the case.

In an unrelated case, two friends were seriously injured while another sustained minor injuries in an attack by an unknown man at a night spot in Jalan Sekama early yesterday morning.

According to another friend, the cause of the attack at around 3am was not known. Both the seriously injured victims were sent to a hospital in Tabuan Laru for treatment.

In a separate case, two men were nearly set upon by a group of people at an entertainment outlet at Ban Hock Road around 3.30am yesterday.

It was said that the gang of about 20 were armed with dangerous weapons like parang.

Fearing for their safety, both the victims in their 30’s managed to evade them and fled but that was not the end of it.

One of the victims added that a friend of his had tipped him off that there were people in seven cars outside his rented house waiting for him to return.

The close encounter was believed to be due to a misunderstanding between one of the groups who was said to be jealous over his girlfriend sitting at the same table with the victims earlier on during a drinking session.