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The Borneo Post
Chong: Don’t use underhand tactics in campaignstatement saying that if DAP won in the state election, they would abolish the
Chong: Don’t use underhand tactics in campaign
The Borneo Post / Posted 26 minutes ago
statement saying that if DAP won in the state election, they would abolish the goods and sales tax (GST), but why did the Penang and Selangor state governments did not abolish GST. Chong said BN twisted DAP’s words. He said winning this state... Read more
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The Star
Felda remain Super League leaders, Selangor escape defeattop spot in the 12-team standings with 24 points from 10 matches – three ahead
Felda remain Super League leaders, Selangor escape defeat
The Star / Posted an hour ago
top spot in the 12-team standings with 24 points from 10 matches – three ahead of JDT. The Southern Tigers will play Penang at the Larkin Stadium in Johor Baru on Thursday. Terengganu finally won their first game in five matches after edging... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
1Malaysia Development Bhd. Nears a Sorry Endopened an investigation into 1MDB’s affairs. The fund got its start in 2008 wh
1Malaysia Development Bhd. Nears a Sorry End
Asia Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
opened an investigation into 1MDB’s affairs. The fund got its start in 2008 when Jho Taek Low, then a 27-year-old Penang-born financier and friend of the Najib family, persuaded Najib to take over a budding investment fund that he had... Read more
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The Star
We never made state-level GST claims, says Guan Engthat the party would abolish the Goods and Services Tax (GST) should the Opposi
We never made state-level GST claims, says Guan Eng
The Star / Posted 6 hours ago
that the party would abolish the Goods and Services Tax (GST) should the Opposition win the Sarawak state election. The Penang Chief Minister said the broad-base consumption tax could only be abolished by Parliament, not state governments. "I... Read more
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The Star
A-G denies reports that case against Phang has been closedcase, and that it was still being studied. Phang was the owner of the Jalan Pi
A-G denies reports that case against Phang has been closed
The Star / Posted 7 hours ago
case, and that it was still being studied. Phang was the owner of the Jalan Pinhorn, George Town, house that she sold to Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. The businesswoman had made an SD explaining why she sold the house to Lim for... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Body of man who fell off ferry foundwhere he fell over," Mior Farid said Tuesday. The body has been taken ashore a
Body of man who fell off ferry found
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 hours ago
where he fell over," Mior Farid said Tuesday. The body has been taken ashore and sent for post mortem examination at the Penang Hospital. The salvage operation resumed at 8am after it was called off due to darkness late Monday. It was reported... Read more
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The Star
Enforcement officers often become victims of violenceGEORGE TOWN: An officer from the Penang Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Min
Enforcement officers often become victims of violence
The Star / Posted 13 hours ago
GEORGE TOWN: An officer from the Penang Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry enforcement division was stopped and beaten up when he was heading to his Jelutong home after taking part in a raid against sellers of pirated VCDs. The division’s... Read more
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The Star
Earthworks not okayed by MBPPGEORGE TOWN: The landowners who cleared large tracts of land in Teluk Bahang di
Earthworks not okayed by MBPP
The Star / Posted 16 hours ago
GEORGE TOWN: The landowners who cleared large tracts of land in Teluk Bahang did not submit any application to the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) to carry out earthworks at the site, says Penang Local Government Committee chairman Chow Kon... Read more
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The Star
‘Pilot’ deported from Penanghis flight reached the island from Hong Kong. The 18-year-old, who claimed to
‘Pilot’ deported from Penang
The Star / Posted 17 hours ago
his flight reached the island from Hong Kong. The 18-year-old, who claimed to have South African blood, took a flight to Penang from Hong Kong, dressed in a pilot’s outfit on March 31. He is believed to have reached Penang the same evening. A... Read more
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Anil Netto
Thousands of delegates flood Penang for controversial firm's conferenceThousands of delegates, most of them apparently from India, have converged in P
Thousands of delegates flood Penang for controversial firm's conference
Anil Netto / Posted yesterday
Thousands of delegates, most of them apparently from India, have converged in Penang for a large but low-profile direct selling convention at the Spice conference centre in Penang. The main organiser of the convention is QNet, a direct selling or... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Man attempts to impersonate a pilot on Dragonair flight to Malaysiathe South China Morning Post, the discerning air crew became suspicious of a ma
Man attempts to impersonate a pilot on Dragonair flight to Malaysia
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
the South China Morning Post, the discerning air crew became suspicious of a man aged 18 to 20 years old during a flight to Penang on March 31. The man reportedly wore a convincing pilot’s uniform, including a white shirt complete with shoulder... Read more
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Aliran Online
Adenan, the extremists and religious bigots are in Umnoits activities. An unruly crowd of demonstrators forced the forum organised joi
Adenan, the extremists and religious bigots are in Umno
Aliran Online / Posted yesterday
its activities. An unruly crowd of demonstrators forced the forum organised jointly by Aliran and Article 11 Coalition in Penang on 14 May 2006 to be called off when they threatened to storm the Cititel Hotel, where the forum was held. Umno Youth... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Salleh: S'wak has RM27bil in reservesin financials, then Sarawak has proven itself although the state does not shout
Salleh: S'wak has RM27bil in reserves
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
in financials, then Sarawak has proven itself although the state does not shout about it like opposition led-states, Penang and Selangor. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said what was seldom talked... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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The Star
I love the hills too, says owner of Teluk Bahang landland in Teluk Bahang has given an assurance that there were no quarrying or def
I love the hills too, says owner of Teluk Bahang land
The Star / Posted yesterday
land in Teluk Bahang has given an assurance that there were no quarrying or deforestation activities on his land. “I want Penangites to know that I would never do anything I shouldn’t do. I love the hills too,” principal landowner Joe Lim Hun Beng... Read more
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The Star
Man who fell from ferry found deadthem that the victim’s body had been found. “The body was brought back to a ne
Man who fell from ferry found dead
The Star / Posted yesterday
them that the victim’s body had been found. “The body was brought back to a nearby port before it was sent to the Penang Hospital for a post-mortem.” Tan was sitting in the passenger area on the top level when he fell off the ferry which... Read more
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The Star
MTUC: Extend cover to a yearMalaysian laws favoured employees, adding that it was extremely difficult to di
MTUC: Extend cover to a year
The Star / Posted yesterday
Malaysian laws favoured employees, adding that it was extremely difficult to dismiss errant staff. Free Industrial Zone, Penang, Companies’ Association (Frepenca) former president Datuk Heng Huck Lee urged authorities to consult all stakeholders... Read more
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The Star
Shaolin temple, hotel to replace forest areathe forest was not dense, but they still need a permit for any kind of land cle
Shaolin temple, hotel to replace forest area
The Star / Posted yesterday
the forest was not dense, but they still need a permit for any kind of land clearing,” the official said. Meanwhile, the Penang Citizens Awareness Chant Group has called for several local activists to be included in the state Hill Land Working... Read more
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The Star
Salleh Keruak: If success is measured in financials then Sarawak has proven itselfin financials, then Sarawak has proven itself although the state does not shout
Salleh Keruak: If success is measured in financials then Sarawak has proven itself
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
in financials, then Sarawak has proven itself although the state does not shout about it like opposition led-states, Penang and Selangor. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak (pic) said what was seldom... Read more
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The Star
Traffic volume up on highways as holiday makers journey backand Pantai Klebang in Malacca. At the Johor Causeway, expect delays on all lan
Traffic volume up on highways as holiday makers journey back
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
and Pantai Klebang in Malacca. At the Johor Causeway, expect delays on all lanes heading towards Singapore while on the Penang Bridge traffic is clear for now in both directions between the island and the mainland. The public can obtain the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Take a short break awayif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
Take a short break away
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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Aliran Online
Sarawak polls: Remove all entry restrictions urgently, says Rosewell for the state’s tourism and revenue from visitors in general. Adenan had
Sarawak polls: Remove all entry restrictions urgently, says Rose
Aliran Online / Posted 2 days ago
well for the state’s tourism and revenue from visitors in general. Adenan had previously stated that those affected like Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali and others will be allowed back after the state... Read more
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Anil Netto
Taiwan's sleek street-level light rail systemis a catenary-free system, which means it has no overhead wires – which would b
Taiwan's sleek street-level light rail system
Anil Netto / Posted 2 days ago
is a catenary-free system, which means it has no overhead wires – which would be ideal for a heritage state like Penang. Phase 1 (of two phases) is 8.7km, and has just been opened. The system is touted as Taiwan’s most environmentally... Read more
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The Star
Penang Temple foundation offering need-based scholarships, results not a factorPENANG: The Kek Lok Si Foundation is offering scholarships to students pursuing
Penang Temple foundation offering need-based scholarships, results not a factor
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
PENANG: The Kek Lok Si Foundation is offering scholarships to students pursuing tertiary education, but is granting them based on need, not academic excellence. Needy students can apply to the Yayasan Kek Lok Si Financial Aid for a share of... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Guan Eng will not seek stay extension, considers challenging Adenan’s ‘abuse of power’KUCHING: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has said that he will not send in a
Guan Eng will not seek stay extension, considers challenging Adenan’s ‘abuse of power’
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
KUCHING: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has said that he will not send in a formal request to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem’s administration seeking an extension for his stay in Sarawak. “(The) Sarawak chief minister, by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In pictures: Ground zero of Malaysia’s water crisiscrisis are Malaysia’s 41 dams and reservoirs, some of which are fast drying up,
In pictures: Ground zero of Malaysia’s water crisis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
crisis are Malaysia’s 41 dams and reservoirs, some of which are fast drying up, especially in the northern states of Perak, Penang, Kedah and Perlis. While El Nino is to blame for wreaking havoc on weather patterns and causing the drought, some... Read more
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The Star
Two die, two hurt as car plunges into ditchhaving a bad and scary dream. But it’s real and she’s gone forever,” said Nui w
Two die, two hurt as car plunges into ditch
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
having a bad and scary dream. But it’s real and she’s gone forever,” said Nui who is from Kampung Baru in Bukit Mertajam, Penang. Kedah Fire and Rescue Department public relations officer Nur Hafizah Mohammad Lukman said the department received a... Read more
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The Star
Obesity a growing problemwant visitors to know that fitness comes in many forms and it can be fun as wel
Obesity a growing problem
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
want visitors to know that fitness comes in many forms and it can be fun as well,” he said. This year, Guardian is the healthcare provider for the fair. Themed “Get Fit. Live Great!”, the fair will be heading to Johor Baru, Malacca and Penang... Read more
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The Star
Holidaymakers flood Penang during long breakGEORGE TOWN: Holidaymakers flooded Penang during the long break, thronging popu
Holidaymakers flood Penang during long break
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Holidaymakers flooded Penang during the long break, thronging popular attractions and jamming up the city as well. Roads in the city, especially Magazine Road, Weld Quay, Kimber­ley Street, Penang Road and other parts of the town were... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Chong Wei claims second Badminton Asia Championships title after 10 yearsbounced back in the second set to secure a 21-15 win and force the match to be
Chong Wei claims second Badminton Asia Championships title after 10 years
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
bounced back in the second set to secure a 21-15 win and force the match to be decided by a third set. In the decider, the Penang born shuttler showcased his skills by winning the 21-13, to secure his 12th win against the world number one in the... Read more
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The Star
Pre-war shophouse tenants, including operator of 90-old coffee mill, seeking compensationSwee Bok urged the state government to take steps to limit the sale of pre-war
Pre-war shophouse tenants, including operator of 90-old coffee mill, seeking compensation
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
Swee Bok urged the state government to take steps to limit the sale of pre-war shophouses. “George Town is the heart of Penang and if the property there is sold to foreigners, then maybe someday Penang will be sold to foreigners too. “The state... Read more
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The Star
Crowd thins when Guan Eng slams AdenanKUCHING: The crowd at a DAP ceramah here started to thin Saturday night shortly
Crowd thins when Guan Eng slams Adenan
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
KUCHING: The crowd at a DAP ceramah here started to thin Saturday night shortly after Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng began criticising his Sarawak counterpart Tan Sri Adenan Satem. About 200 of the 1,000-strong crowd at the open-air ceramah... Read more
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The Star
Impressive array of health products available, says marketing execExhibition Centre until today. Themed “Get Fit. Live Great!”, FitForLife will
Impressive array of health products available, says marketing exec
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
Exhibition Centre until today. Themed “Get Fit. Live Great!”, FitForLife will also be heading to Johor Baru, Malacca and Penang. Register on site and be in the running to win two VVIP tickets worth RM688 to Jay Chou’s upcoming concert here on... Read more
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The Star
MCA: Probe death threats against leadersGEORGE TOWN: Penang MCA has called on the police to look into the death threat
MCA: Probe death threats against leaders
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Penang MCA has called on the police to look into the death threat made against Gerakan secretary-general Liang Teck Meng. State MCA deputy chairman Tan Teik Cheng said it was against the law to harass anyone with death threats. “Any... Read more
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The Star
Massive clearing taking place at Teluk Bahang in Penangwas also in the dark until he was alerted by The Star with information from Goo
Massive clearing taking place at Teluk Bahang in Penang
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
was also in the dark until he was alerted by The Star with information from Google Earth Pro. A four-member team from the Penang Island City Council inspected the hillslope at about 9.30am yesterday. The team which was led by an engineer known... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Gerakan condemns death threats against leadersDatuk Seri Mah Siew Keong yesterday slammed the death threats reportedly made a
Gerakan condemns death threats against leaders
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong yesterday slammed the death threats reportedly made against party leaders for questioning Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s ongoing bungalow issue and the Taman Manggis land deal. He said in a statement that... Read more
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The North West Star
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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The Border Mail
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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The Courier
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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The Young Witness
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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Western Advocate
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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Manning River Times
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakif you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diam
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
if you're craving a taste of south-east Asia this is an attractive option. Diamond Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and... Read more
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The Star
Rajagopal positive Sarawak can make the cut for Malaysia CupMalaysia Cup. As things stand, one of these four Super League bottom sides – T
Rajagopal positive Sarawak can make the cut for Malaysia Cup
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Malaysia Cup. As things stand, one of these four Super League bottom sides – Terengganu (nine points), Pahang (eight), Penang (six) and Sarawak (six) – are set to miss out on the 90th edition of the Malaysia Cup. But Sarawak coach Datuk K.... Read more
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The Star
Nour is Egypt's first and youngest women's world championeclipsing New Zealand’s Susan Devoy, who was 21 when she won the world title in
Nour is Egypt's first and youngest women's world champion
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
eclipsing New Zealand’s Susan Devoy, who was 21 when she won the world title in 1985. In a repeat of the 2013 final in Penang, which Massaro won, it was the Englishwoman who stormed ahead by taking the first two sets. But Nour, with four-time... Read more
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The Star
Azmin regrets Adenan's 'submit formal request' orderwas most regrettable and showed a lack of respect on Adenan’s part towards the
Azmin regrets Adenan's 'submit formal request' order
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
was most regrettable and showed a lack of respect on Adenan’s part towards the offices of the Selangor Mentri Besar and Penang Chief Minister. "I can understand that this is election season and in politics a leader has to do whatever that is... Read more
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