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LAST_UPDATESat, 19 Apr 2014 3pm

Stretch Of Road To Be Renamed After Karpal Singh

Pic: jommagazine.comGEORGE TOWN: A 800m stretch of road at the IJM Promenade will be renamed Karpal Singh Drive.

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As Shariah Court Flexes Muscle, Lawyers Warn Of Creeping Islamisation

Pic: The Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers have expressed concern about the gradual invasion of Shariah law into areas beyond Muslim family matters, a jurisdiction that Islamic courts were not meant to overstep.

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No Obama Meeting For Anwar

US President Barack Obama will be holding a town hall meeting with what he calls young leaders from all over Southeast Asia and will also meet civil society representatives in Kuala Lumpur. Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: President Barack Obama does not plan to see Malaysian opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim when he is in Kuala Lumpur next week, though US officials yesterday did not rule out a lower-level meeting.

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Body Of Karpal’s Aide Flown Back To India

Karpal Singh's family set up a donation box in memory of his aide Michael Cornelius, April 18 2014. —Picture by K.E. Ooi KUALA LUMPUR: The body of Michael Cornelius Selvam Vellu, who perished in a car crash Thursday alongside his boss Karpal Singh, will be flown back to India today for his funeral.

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Missing Boy Found Dead In Reservoir

The monsoon drain where Khairul Azriel fell is big enough for an adult to enter. Picture by Mohamed Azinuddin  KUALA LUMPUR: The body of missing 11-year-old Khairul Azriel Abdul Razak, who fell into a monsoon drain near his school on Wednesday, was recovered in a reservoir at Kampung Berembang, Ampang, yesterday.

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Parents Voice Safety Concerns After Boy Dies In Front Of School

Norliza (left) was not informed that her son's co-curricular activities had been cancelled. Pic: Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR: Parents of SK Ampang pupils expressed their dissatisfaction over the school's poor regard for the children's safety, even after one of its students, Khairul Azriel Abdul Razak, 11, died after falling into a drain in front of the school.

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Interfaith Group ‘Worried’ That Ex-Judge Can Have Such ‘Racist’ Views

Former Court of Appeals judge Datuk Mohd Noor Abdullah speaks at an interview with The Malay Mail Online and Bernama on April 15. Pic:Boo Su-Ly/Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR: An interfaith group expressed shock today at the “racist” views of a former high-ranking judge who had called the presence of large Hindu and Buddhist statues in the country an affront to Islam.

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Hishammuddin Receives Courtesy Visit From Communist Party Of China Provincial Secretary

KUALA LUMPUR - Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein today received a courtesy visit from the Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Guangdong Province, Hu Chunhua, at a hotel, here.

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Body Of Standard 5 Pupil Who Fell Into drain Found

Assistant Commissioner Khairuldin Saad /pic: Sinar HarianKUALA LUMPUR - The search team yesterday recovered the body of the 11-year-old boy who had slipped into a monsoon drain in Ampang, here, on Wednesday.

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Suspected Burglar On Police Wanted List Nabbed

JOHOR BARU - Police nabbed a suspected burglar who was high on the wanted list after a short chase which ended after the suspect's car crashed into a large drain in Taman Pelangi here this afternoon.

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