Thu08242017

LAST_UPDATEThu, 24 Aug 2017 2pm

[VIDEO] 'Singapore Anjing’ Chant Mars SEA Games Football Match

PETALING JAYA: After the gaffe on Indonesia's flag, Malaysia has once again been criticised as poor hosts after local supporters chanted derogatory words during a football match against Singapore at the Shah Alam Stadium on Wednesday.

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Selangor Not Using Shah Alam Solid Waste Station, Senate Told

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Selangor government stopped using the Solid Waste Transfer Station in Section 21 Shah Alam after the federal government took over the facility at the end of July, the Dewan Negara was told today.

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7-Year-Old Chokes To Death While Eating Longan In Freak Accident

A seven-year-old girl choked to death after a freak accident while eating a harmless fruit at her home in Kampung Kandis, Bachok, Kelantan, last night.

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MRT Glitch Caused Trains Delay; Thousands Arrive Late For Work

Pic: NST

KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of commuters on the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line arrived late for work this morning after a technical glitch caused considerable delays to train operations.

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Fire Damages Store At Sibu Police HQ

SIBU -- A fire damaged a store for old files at the Sibu District Police headquarters here today, according Sibu Police chief ACP Saiful Bahari Abdullah.

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Raids Launched By MACC In Probe On Unisel

SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) raided the offices of Selangor Menteri Besar's Incorporated (MBI), Selangor University (Unisel) and Jana Niaga Sdn Bhd in Kuala Lumpur and here this morning.

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Disciplinary Problems A Challenge For Second Wave Of Malaysia Education Blueprint

SEREMBAN: The public's concern about disciplinary problems among students is one of the challenges faced by teachers in the second wave of the Malaysia Education Blueprint, says Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies today continues to spotlight the Malaysian team's winning performance in the SEA Games as well as the Bank Negara RCI investigation, the missing sailors following the American warship and oil tanker collision, and Malaysia’s effort to be upgraded to Tier 1 of the US State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons Report by 2020.

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[Video] Brunei Prince Adds Excitement To SEA Games Polo Venue

Pic: Facebook

KUALA LUMPUR - The Brunei polo team gave the thumbs up for the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) polo venue after their first training on Malaysian grounds today.

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At 24, This Boy Is The Youngest Patient To Have Been Diagnosed With Oral Cancer

KUALA LUMPUR: A 24-year-old, Muhammad Faid, is regarded as the youngest patient to have been diagnosed with oral cancer that may or may not have been the result of him starting smoking five cigarettes a day at just 17 years old.

Read more: At 24, This Boy Is The Youngest Patient To Have Been Diagnosed With Oral Cancer