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The Star
Dr M’s bid to woo Hindraf a desperate act, says HishamKUANTAN: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s attempt to bring the Hindu Rights Action For
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUANTAN: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s attempt to bring the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) into Pakatan Harapan is an act of desperation, says Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. He said the move was even shot down by PKR... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Army Merdeka Run to be an annual eventKUANTAN: The Army’s Merdeka Run will be made an annual event, said Army chief G
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
KUANTAN: The Army’s Merdeka Run will be made an annual event, said Army chief Gen Datuk Seri Zulkiple Kassim. He said with the impact it has made in raising the patriotic spirit, making it an annual affair was the way to go. “We find the people are... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Suspect arrested over South Korean murder at Genting HighlandsKUANTAN: Malaysia police have arrested a South Korean man, believed to be able
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
KUANTAN: Malaysia police have arrested a South Korean man, believed to be able to shed light on the recent murder of a fellow countrywoman found in a toilet of a hotel in Genting Highlands. Bentong district Police Chief Supt Mohamad Mansor Mohd Nor... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
2 killed after car plunges four storeys in Genting HighlandsKUANTAN: Two people were killed when the car they were in fell four storeys fro
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
KUANTAN: Two people were killed when the car they were in fell four storeys from a hotel carpark in Genting Highlands Thursday (Aug 17). The victims were 43-year-old Chinese national Muy San Mao and 50-year-old L Poolani Samy, the driver, who was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korean killed in suspected Genting Highlands murderKUANTAN: The tied-up body of a 92-year-old South Korean woman was found in the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
KUANTAN: The tied-up body of a 92-year-old South Korean woman was found in the bathroom of a Genting Highlands hotel on Tuesday (Aug 15), believed to have been murdered by her fellow countryman. Bentong police chief, Superintendent Mohamad Mansor... Read more
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The Star
Manhunt on for South Korean over murder of 92-oldKUANTAN: The police are on the hunt for a 57-year-old South Korean man who is b
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
KUANTAN: The police are on the hunt for a 57-year-old South Korean man who is believed to have murdered a 92-year-old Chinese national at a Genting Highlands hotel near here. Bentong OCPD Supt Mohamad Mansor Mohd Nor said they are searching for the... Read more
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The Star
Child allegedly scalded, caned and forced to eat faeces by foster mumTHE mother of a six-year-old girl was horrified to learn that her daughter was
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
THE mother of a six-year-old girl was horrified to learn that her daughter was abused by her foster mum in Kuantan, Harian Metro reported. Umi Hamzah, 35, said the girl claimed that she was caned, scalded with hot water and had sambal smeared on her... Read more
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The Star
Tuesday, August 15Rail Link (ECRL) project. FGV officer-in-charge Datuk Khairil Anuar Aziz said a
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
Rail Link (ECRL) project. FGV officer-in-charge Datuk Khairil Anuar Aziz said as ECRL’s construction would be based in Kuantan before expanding to Kelantan and Selangor, FGV had the advantage to provide logistics services for the project as its... Read more
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The Star
FGV eyes opportunities in ECRL projectKUANTAN: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) is keen to offer its expertis
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
KUANTAN: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) is keen to offer its expertise in providing an integrated logistics services with parties involved in the development of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project. In a statement, FGV said through its... Read more
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The Star
East Coast Expressway goes cashlessKUANTAN: Toll collection at all nine plazas on the East Coast Expressway Phase
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
KUANTAN: Toll collection at all nine plazas on the East Coast Expressway Phase One (LPT1) went cashless at noon Monday with the full implementation of the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system. The toll plazas are located at Karak, Lanchang,... Read more
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The Star
MACC to prevent export of bauxiteKUANTAN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will be monitoring all
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
KUANTAN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will be monitoring all ports in the country to prevent the export of bauxite. MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Azam Baki said the move was important as there are ongoing... Read more
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The Star
MACC to hold bauxite stockpile for 18 monthsKUANTAN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) can hold bauxite stock
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
KUANTAN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) can hold bauxite stockpiles in Pahang for up to 18 months once notices of seizure are issued. MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Azam Baki said the ore would not be removed from... Read more
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The Star
The real economics of ECRLbecause it would link key economic and industrial areas within the East Coast E
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
because it would link key economic and industrial areas within the East Coast Economic Region such as the Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park, Gambang Halal Park, Kertih Biopolymer Park and Tok Bali Integrated Fisheries Park to both Kuantan... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
Scoot flies further with new “Scootitude”, launches new destinationscarrier, Scoot, is revving up for its new ‘Scootitude’ branding with the latest
Marketing Interactive / Posted 10 days ago
carrier, Scoot, is revving up for its new ‘Scootitude’ branding with the latest launch of its new destinations, Kuching and Kuantan. Scoot CEO Lee Lik Hsin said, “Malaysia has been a very important market for Scoot. Our new destinations such as... Read more
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The Star
MCA: ECRL will boost development in TerengganuECRL is expected to be completed by 2024, and will serve a population of 4.4 mi
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
ECRL is expected to be completed by 2024, and will serve a population of 4.4 million people along the proximity of the railway line. The ECRL, which is 534.58km long, was launched in Kuantan on Wednesday by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Ra... Read more
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The Star
OCR unit forms tie-up for Pahang property projectPETALING JAYA: O&C Resources Bhd’s (OCR) 90%-owned subsidiary, O&C Properties (
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
PETALING JAYA: O&C Resources Bhd’s (OCR) 90%-owned subsidiary, O&C Properties (Kuantan) Sdn Bhd, is teaming up with the Pahang State Foundation to carry out a mixed development project in Penor, Pahang. The project will have an estimated gross... Read more
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The Star
MLabs, PChem, MMC, O&C Resources, Sunway REITBhd; O&C Resources inked a 50:50 joint venture with Yayasan Pahang to undertak
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
Bhd; O&C Resources inked a 50:50 joint venture with Yayasan Pahang to undertake a RM166mil mixed development project in Kuantan. Sunway REIT recorded a 9.3% on-year rise in its 4QFY17 net property income, on higher contributions from the retail... Read more
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The Star
Do not politicise the ECRLthem and the nation. They should not be misled by those out to create a controv
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
them and the nation. They should not be misled by those out to create a controversy,” he said. The ECRL was launched in Kuantan on Wednesday. Certain groups had criticised the rail link launch, claiming that it was “too Chinese”. Liow... Read more
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The Star
O&C to start first phase of its JV affordable home project in PahangKUALA LUMPUR: O&C Resources Bhd’s (OCR) 90%-owned subsidiary O&C Properties (Ku
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: O&C Resources Bhd’s (OCR) 90%-owned subsidiary O&C Properties (Kuantan) Sdn Bhd is teaming up with the Pahang State Foundation to carry out a mixed development project in Penor, Pahang, with an estimated gross development value of... Read more
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The Star
61 men arrested for drug related offences at Felda settlementsKUANTAN: A samurai sword and an air rifle were confiscated during the arrest of
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
KUANTAN: A samurai sword and an air rifle were confiscated during the arrest of 61 men for drug related offences at Felda settlements. Kuantan OCPD Asst Comm Abdul Aziz Salleh said RM21,000 worth of drugs were also seized during the operation which... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysian environmentalists call for halt to Chinese-funded rail projectChinese State Councillor Wang Yong said at the ceremony, heading up a 100-stron
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
Chinese State Councillor Wang Yong said at the ceremony, heading up a 100-strong delegation in the East Coast city of Kuantan. Najib said the project would be financed with an 85 percent loan from China Exim Bank and the balance through a... Read more
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The Star
MPs from both sides form caucus to combat TBthe divide set up a Malaysian Parliamentary TB Caucus to combat the infectious
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
the divide set up a Malaysian Parliamentary TB Caucus to combat the infectious disease. The founding chair of the caucus, Kuantan PKR MP Fuziah Salleh said the time has come for Malaysia to be more aggressive in raising awareness about TB or... Read more
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The Star
Rail link a huge economic boostKUANTAN: The economic impact of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is huge and cri
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
KUANTAN: The economic impact of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is huge and critics who say it is not feasible are wrong. “There will be a multiplier effect. When there are more business people, we can get more taxes and government revenue will... Read more
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The Star
Rail big news for small townsKUANTAN: Exciting days are ahead for the many small towns that dot the route of
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
KUANTAN: Exciting days are ahead for the many small towns that dot the route of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) from Port Klang to the Kota Baru. A host of towns including Bentong, Mentakab, Maran, Kuantan, Cherating, Chukai, Dungun, Kuala... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Bauxite mining: Remand on three dept staff extendedKUANTAN: The remand order on three staff of the Pahang Land and Mines Office (P
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 days ago
KUANTAN: The remand order on three staff of the Pahang Land and Mines Office (PTG) who were detained for alleged involvement in illegal bauxite mining has been extended until Aug 14. The order was issued by Magistrate Tengku Eliana Tuan Kamaruzaman... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China helps launch $13 bn Belt and Road rail project in Malaysiathe east coast of the peninsula,” Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said at
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
the east coast of the peninsula,” Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said at the ceremony half way along the route in Kuantan, which faces the South China Sea. For China, the project is another expansion of its soft power in Malaysia, which... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
China helps launch $13bn rail project in MalaysiaPrime Minister Najib Razak and Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai (2nd right) lo
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
Prime Minister Najib Razak and Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai (2nd right) look at a model of the East Coast Rail Line at Kuantan Bahang, Malaysia on Wednesday. (Reuters photo) KUANTAN, Malaysia -- China and Malaysia broke ground on Wednesday on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hard-pedalling soft power, China helps launch $13b Belt and Road rail project in MalaysiaKUANTAN, Malaysia: China and Malaysia broke ground on Wednesday (Aug 9) on a $1
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
KUANTAN, Malaysia: China and Malaysia broke ground on Wednesday (Aug 9) on a $13 billion rail project linking peninsular Malaysia's east and west, the largest such project in the country and a major part of Beijing's Belt and Road infrastructure... Read more
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Reuters
Hard-pedaling soft power, China helps launch $13 billion Belt and Road rail project in MalaysiaKUANTAN, Malaysia (Reuters) - China and Malaysia broke ground on Wednesday on a
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
KUANTAN, Malaysia (Reuters) - China and Malaysia broke ground on Wednesday on a $13 billion rail project linking peninsular Malaysia's east and west, the largest such project in the country and a major part of Beijing's Belt and Road infrastructure... Read more
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dna
Hard-pedalling soft power, China helps launch $13 bln Belt and Road rail project in Malaysiathe east coast of the peninsula," Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said at
dna / Posted 11 days ago
the east coast of the peninsula," Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said at the ceremony half way along the route in Kuantan, which faces the South China Sea. For China, the project is another expansion of its soft power in Malaysia, which... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Najib urges China to complete East Coast Rail Link before 2024calling the project a game and mindset changer. Mr Najib made the comments at
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
calling the project a game and mindset changer. Mr Najib made the comments at the groundbreaking ceremony of the ECRL in Kuantan on Wednesday (Aug 9). Last year, China extended funding to Malaysia to build the rail link connecting the east coast... Read more
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The Star
ECRL construction under wayKUANTAN: All systems are go for the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (E
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
KUANTAN: All systems are go for the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL). Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said this was yet another historic infrastructure project for the people of Malaysia. "The ECRL is a high-impact project... Read more
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The Star
Diary Malaysia Wednesday Aug 9KUALA LUMPUR- Prime Minister Najib Razak attends ground breaking ceremony for o
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR- Prime Minister Najib Razak attends ground breaking ceremony for of the East Coast Rail Line project (ECRL) in Kuantan at 1000 (0200 GMT) KUALA LUMPUR- Courtesy Call by Rex Tillerson, U.S. Secretary of State(pic) to Deputy Prime... Read more
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The Star
Rail link will boost economy of east coast statesthe states were expected to achieve 1% to 1.5% in additional growth per year fr
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
the states were expected to achieve 1% to 1.5% in additional growth per year from the project, which he will launched in Kuantan on Wednesday. "This project will be a game-changer for the east coast states," he said during his keynote address at... Read more
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The Star
Rapid Penang COO accused of taking RM438k in bribesKUANTAN: Former Rapid Penang chief operating officer Mejar (Rtd) Mohd Shukri Ab
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
KUANTAN: Former Rapid Penang chief operating officer Mejar (Rtd) Mohd Shukri Abdul Rahman has claimed trial to 41 more charges of receiving bribes. The bribes, amounting to RM438,418.91, were allegedly paid to Mohd Shukri as inducement to approve a... Read more
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The Star
Another land office staff member detained in bauxite mining probeKUANTAN: Another Pahang Land and Mines Office (PTG) worker has been arrested in
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
KUANTAN: Another Pahang Land and Mines Office (PTG) worker has been arrested in the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) investigations into illegal bauxite mining operations. The 33-year-old man was suspected of receiving between RM250 and... Read more
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The Star
Former Rapid Penang boss faces more bribery chargesKUANTAN: Former Rapid Penang chief operating officer Mej (Rtd) Mohd Shukri Abdu
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
KUANTAN: Former Rapid Penang chief operating officer Mej (Rtd) Mohd Shukri Abdul Rahman has claimed trial to another 41 charges of bribery amounting to over RM438,000. The money were allegedly paid to him by four separate companies as inducement to... Read more
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The Star
Victory in defeatStadium last night. This is because closest challengers Kedah also lost 2-1 to
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
Stadium last night. This is because closest challengers Kedah also lost 2-1 to Pahang at the Darul Makmur Stadium in Kuantan. This means JDT now have an unassailable 11-point lead over Kedah with just three matches left. JDT have 45 points... Read more
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The Star
TAR UC takes root in KuantanKUANTAN: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) has hit another milesto
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
KUANTAN: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) has hit another milestone with the launch of its Pahang branch campus here. Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the RM45mil campus was an addition to a slew of projects that would help to spur... Read more
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The Star
JPJ to beef up checks on bauxite movementsKUANTAN: Enforcement activities against lorries transporting bauxite in Kuantan
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
KUANTAN: Enforcement activities against lorries transporting bauxite in Kuantan will be stepped up, says Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. The Transport Minister said he had directed the Road Transport Department (JPJ) to look into the matter and take... Read more
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The Star
ECRL construction to boost economic growth in PahangKUANTAN: Pahang's economy is projected to grow by 1.5% with the construction of
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
KUANTAN: Pahang's economy is projected to grow by 1.5% with the construction of the East Coast Rail Line (ECRL), said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (pic). The Prime Minister said the railway line, to be launched on Aug 9, would be the latest addition... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia, US to hold joint military exercise near TemerlohKUANTAN: Residents in Temerloh are told not to panic by the presence of a forei
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
KUANTAN: Residents in Temerloh are told not to panic by the presence of a foreign military force beginning Aug 7. The Malaysian Army said in a statement that a bilateral exercise with the United States Army Pacific Command (USARPAC) involving Kem... Read more
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The Star
Sime may unlock value from non-strategic assetsRM31mil or about 1% to the group’s bottomline in FY16. Besides SDSB, Sime Darb
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
RM31mil or about 1% to the group’s bottomline in FY16. Besides SDSB, Sime Darby Property also has a 30% stake in Kuantan Pahang Holding Sdn Bhd, a 30% stake in Mostyn Development Sdn Bhd and a 36% stake in Shaw Brothers Sdn Bhd. All... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
In surprise, Malaysia's June export growth slows to 10%durian orchard overlooking land exploited by bauxite mining companies, which wa
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
durian orchard overlooking land exploited by bauxite mining companies, which was previously all durian orchards, is seen in Kuantan, Malaysia on Feb 16, 2016. Exports of mining goods grew 40.3% year-on-year in June. (Reuters photo) KUALA LUMPUR --... Read more
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The Star
Lorry carrying chemicals overturns near oil palm estate in RompinKUANTAN: A lorry carrying 16 tonnes of chemicals overturned in Rompin on Friday
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
KUANTAN: A lorry carrying 16 tonnes of chemicals overturned in Rompin on Friday but fortunately there was no spillage. State Fire and Rescue Department public relations officer Anuar Hassan said the lorry, which was carrying six tonnes of... Read more
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The Star
Graftbusters digging for evidenceKUANTAN: Anti-graft officers have raided seven locations in Kuantan to uncover
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
KUANTAN: Anti-graft officers have raided seven locations in Kuantan to uncover more evidence in relation to illegal bauxite mining activities in Kuantan. Sources said among the sites were the Kuantan Port office, Customs office and several firms... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Nine Pahang Land and Mines staff remandedKUANTAN: Nine Pahang Land and Mines Office enforcement officers have been reman
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
KUANTAN: Nine Pahang Land and Mines Office enforcement officers have been remanded for seven days from yesterday to facilitate investigations into illegal bauxite mining activities here. Magistrate Tengku Eliana Tuan Kamaruzaman issued the remand... Read more
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The Star
Two security guards slashed to death at poultry slaughterhousewere found murdered with multiple slash wounds on their bodies at a poultry sla
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
were found murdered with multiple slash wounds on their bodies at a poultry slaughterhouse on Jalan Bukit Kuda in Kampung Kuantan here. Their bodies were discovered at about 1pm Thursday when the employer of Wan Amir Abu Hassan, 48, and Syed... Read more
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The Star
Nine Pahang land officers remanded in illegal bauxite mining probeKUANTAN: Nine Pahang Land and Mines Department officers have been remanded for
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
KUANTAN: Nine Pahang Land and Mines Department officers have been remanded for investigations into alleged involvement in illegal bauxite mining activities. Magistrate Tengku Eliana Tuan Kamaruzaman granted a one-week remand order for the suspects... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Scoot aims to remain at city's two airportsthis year's end with its B787 Dreamliner fleet. The remaining three routes are
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 18 days ago
this year's end with its B787 Dreamliner fleet. The remaining three routes are short-haul destinations -- Kuching and Kuantan in Malaysia, and Palembang in Indonesia -- to be served by A320 aircraft. Scoot's chief commercial officer Leslie... Read more
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