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LAST_UPDATEMon, 08 Feb 2016 8pm

1MDB: Only Two More People To Give Statement To PAC – Chairman

Public Accounts Committee chairman Datuk Hasan Arifin hands over a multi-purpose van donated by Bank Rakyat to Masjid Al-Iman Kampung Leban Chondong in Rompin. Bernama photo.

ROMPIN: Two more individuals will come forward next week to give statements to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) regarding 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) before PAC closes its hearing on the matter, said its chairman Datuk Hasan Arifin.

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More Pulled Out Alive After Taiwan Quake, About 120 People Still Trapped

Rescue personnel work at a damaged building after an earthquake in Tainan, southern Taiwan, February 6, 2016. REUTERS/STRINGER

Rescuers pulled more survivors from a collapsed apartment tower in Taiwan on Sunday and kept searching for about 120 people still believed trapped in the rubble a day after a strong earthquake shook the island.

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Ledang Floods Claim First Victim

LEDANG: The flood disaster in Johor claimed its first victim when a 14-year-old boy drowned while swimming at Kampung Tanjung Labuh, here today.

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Remains Of Msian Ambassador To Switzerland Arrives Home

SEPANG: The body of Malaysian Ambassador to Switzerland Datuk Mohd Zulkephli Mohd Noor safely arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) today.

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BPA-Free Plastic Alternatives May Not Be Safe As You Think

Your "BPA-free" plastic product may be no safer than the product it replaced, says a new UCLA study that analyzed the impact of a common BPA alternative on zebra fish embryos.

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Bilingual Children Better At Problem Solving According To New Study

 A Canadian study has found a new benefit to being bilingual, with children who speak two languages better at problem solving than monolingual children.

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Legal Marijuana Sales In US Hit New High Of US$5.4b

Pic:ReutersNEW YORK: It’s not just nickel and dime bags anymore: Marijuana is getting some respect as legal sales take off.

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[Video] Watch This 5 Friends Amazing Singing That Is Getting Malaysians Into The Chinese New Year Mood

Pic: Youtube

Malaysian a capella group 'Colour of Voices' rendition of a compilation of favourite Chinese New Year tunes is getting a lot of attention on social media as the nation prepares to welcome in the Lunar New Year.

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Starving Sea Lion Pup Finds Its Way Into San Diego Restaurant

LOS ANGELES — A skinny sea lion pup with a taste for the finer things in life turned up yesterday inside a fancy San Diego restaurant, where it settled down into a booth.

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