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No Plastic Bag Campaign Amasses Over RM1.87m

Filepix of a no plastic bag signage at a local hypermarket in Selangor. BBXSHAH ALAM: The Selangor government's "No to plastic bags and polystyrene" campaign has amassed over RM1.87 million in collection since its implementation this year.

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Step-Father Faces Possible 100 Years Jail Term For Sodomising And Molesting Step-Children

Khairul Azwan Ismail, 24, faces the possibility of spending the next 100-years behind bars after pleading guilty to five counts of committing sodomy and molesting his two step-sons aged 7 and 11. Pix by Mohd Azren Jamaludin

JOHOR BARU: A 24-year old man faces the possibility of spending the next 100-years behind bars after pleading guilty to five counts of committing sodomy and molesting his two step-sons aged 7 and 11.

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Domestic Trade Enforcement Staff Fined RM1,200 For Bribery

(File pix) A Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry enforcement staff, Muhammad Mat Sa’ad, 36 was charged under Section 165 of the Penal which carries a maximum of two years’ jail sentence or fine or both.

ALOR STAR: A Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry enforcement staff pleaded guilty at a Sessions Court here to accepting bribe from an illegal fuel storage operator in 2014.

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Malaysia Airlines Begins Haj Flights

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia Airlines commenced haj charter operations today with its first direct flight to Madinah from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

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IMF Raises Malaysia's Growth Forecast To 4.8%

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today revised Malaysia's 2017 growth forecast to 4.8 per cent, up from the 4.5 per cent it announced in May.

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Parents And Four Other People Were Arrested In A Six-Day-Old-Baby Boy Murder

MALACCA: Police suspect murder in the case of a six-day-old baby boy whose body was found in a well behind a house in a village in Jasin on Sunday night, and have arrested the parents and four other people.

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Dengue Claims 14 Lives In Johor

Pix by Aizuddin Saad

JOHOR BARU: A total of 14 people have died from dengue fever in Johor from the 212 dengue cases recorded in the state in the week ending July 22.

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[Video] "I Heard A Loud Drumming Sound, Saw The Wall Collapsing Under A Huge Torrent Of Water"

Pic: Utusan Online

A hawker standing about 80 metres from a shopping complex in Kuantan, Pahang couldn't believe her eyes when she saw the wall crumbling like cardbord as a huge torrent of water burst through.

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Police Stop Pow Wow Between PPIM And Car-Leashing Company

Pic: Sun Daily

SERI KEMBANGAN: Persatuan Pengguna Islam Malaysia (PPIM) activists and several car owners allegedly cheated in a vehicle-leasing scam have arrived at the company's headquarters to demand the release of their vehicles.

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Tanjung Malim – Malaysia's Next Boom Town

TANJUNG MALIM: Tanjung Malim, home of national car maker Proton, is set to become Malaysia's next boom town, thanks to the recent acquisition of virtually half of its equity by China's Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group.

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