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Can’t Woo The Chinese By Seeking To Close Their Schools, Says Najib

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said calls to close down vernacular schools would be a lose-lose proposition for Umno. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR: Calls to shutter Chinese vernacular schools send the wrong message of Umno and Barisan Nasional’s efforts to regain the support of the community, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

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PM Najib: 110 Per Cent Loan For PR1MA House Buyers

Photo: Free Malaysia TodayKUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak said loan offers of as high as 110 percent will be extended to 1Malaysia Housing Project (PR1MA) house buyers by selected financial institutions.

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Truck Driver, Wife Perish In Sandakan-Lahad Datu Road Accident

Photo: The Borneo PostKINABATANGAN: A container truck driver and his wife perished when their vehicle collided with another lorry at kilometre 126, Sandakan-Lahad Datu road Friday night.

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Fishermen Detained In Indon Waters Not Malaysians

KUALA LUMPUR: The 200 fishermen arrested by the Indonesian authorities since last Monday for allegedly fishing illegally in Indonesian waters are not believed to be Malaysians.

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Adenan’s Popularity Spikes In Just 9 Months For Doing The ‘Right Things’

Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has won over many admirers with his tough stand on corruption. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, November 23, 2014. When Tan Sri Adenan Satem took over as the chief minister of Sarawak in February, many had low expectations of him due to his health problems and the fact that he was handpicked by his predecessor, the controversial Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud who was embroiled in allegations of corruption and cronyism.

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3 Killed, 24 Hurt In Sarawak Mine Blast

KUCHING: A gas explosion in a coal mine in Selantik, Pantu, Sri Aman, about 130km here, killed three foreign workers and injured 24 others.

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Najib Allays Fears Among Malays

Photo: kualalumpurpost.netPRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has outlined the direction Umno needs to take to ensure it stays true to its original struggles and remains relevant in the current political landscape.

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Police Detain Terror Suspects In Klang Valley

Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar speaking to the press during the press conference. — Picture by K.E. OoiKUALA LUMPUR— The police have arrested two women and one man, all locals, on suspicion of involvement in terrorist group activities in Syria, in the Klang Valley, yesterday.

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Probe On Cause Of Explosion At Sarawak Coal Mine Still On Hold

The investigation into the actual cause of the explosion in a tunnel at a coal mine in Pantu, near here which killed three people this morning is still being put on hold . – Reuters pic SRI AMAN— The investigation into the actual cause of the explosion in a tunnel at a coal mine in Pantu, near here which killed three people this morning is still being put on hold as at 6.30pm today.

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Consumers Can Expect To Enjoy Cheaper Fuel In December, Minister Says

Motorists line up to purchase petrol before the price hike at midnight, at a gas station in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur in this September 2, 2013 file picture. — Reuters picPETALING JAYA— The price of RON 95 petrol may be three sen cheaper at RM2.27 per litre from December 1, if average global crude oil prices remain at around the US$80 per barrel for the whole of November.(US$1=RM3.35).

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