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Channel NewsAsia
Rowsley to buy Thomson Medical businesses from Peter Lim for US$1.6binto an agreement with Sasteria to acquire a 100 per cent stake in Thomson Medi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 minutes ago
into an agreement with Sasteria to acquire a 100 per cent stake in Thomson Medical, as well as 70.36 per cent of the Malaysia-listed TCMLS, for US$1.6 billion paid mainly in stock. The purchase will be funded through 21.3 billion new Rowsley... Read more
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Goal.com
Khairy Jamaluddin sees positives although National Football Development Programme teams bridesmaids in Supermokh CupAlthough Malaysia's National Football Development Programme (NFDP) reached the
Goal.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
Although Malaysia's National Football Development Programme (NFDP) reached the final cup matches in all three age categories of the 2017 Supermokh Cup, none of them were able to finish the tournament as champions. The AMD Cougars teams reached the... Read more
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Herald Sun
The $35k trip that killed Leighafter investigating the death of a Melbourne man after a $35,000 cosmetic surge
Herald Sun / Posted 39 minutes ago
after investigating the death of a Melbourne man after a $35,000 cosmetic surgery trip. Leigh Aiple, 31, travelled to Malaysia in May 2014 with a view to changing his life. The self-conscious Melbourne man signed up for a trip organised by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man who raped his 10-old daughter sentenced to jail, caning in MalaysiaKOTA BARU: A man in Malaysia was sentenced to 18 years' jail and 10 strokes of
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
KOTA BARU: A man in Malaysia was sentenced to 18 years' jail and 10 strokes of the cane for raping his 10-year-old daughter, local media reported on Sunday (Dec 17). The 50-year-old father of eight, a trader, pleaded guilty to the rape which took... Read more
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News.com.au
The $35k trip that killed Leighthat are significantly cheaper overseas than in Australia. Leigh Aiple died af
News.com.au / Posted an hour ago
that are significantly cheaper overseas than in Australia. Leigh Aiple died after undergoing cosmetic surgery in Malaysia. Picture: YoutubeSource:YouTube A CORONER has urged authorities to warn Australians about the dangers of medical... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Man arrested in Australia for breaching North Korea sanctionsof sanctioned goods and minerals from North Korea. Those in the Asia Pacific re
Asian Correspondent / Posted an hour ago
of sanctioned goods and minerals from North Korea. Those in the Asia Pacific region include China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam. Countries in serious violation of sanctions had higher than average levels of... Read more
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DW
Fleeing — but not to Europe |This is also a problem in Southeast Asia. More and more people are trying to fl
DW / Posted an hour ago
This is also a problem in Southeast Asia. More and more people are trying to flee Myanmar and Bangladesh for Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Most are Rohingya, a Muslim minority that is persecuted, tortured and repressed in majority-Buddhist... Read more
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Sun Star
Mixed reviews as TRAIN bill’s proponents avoid derailmenthas 59 lines of exemptions in the tax code, so much more than Indonesia with 37
Sun Star / Posted 2 hours ago
has 59 lines of exemptions in the tax code, so much more than Indonesia with 37, Thailand with 35, Vietnam with 25, and Malaysia with only 14. “These tax exemptions have been given to many sectors and were supposedly very well-meaning. However,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The $35k trip that killed Leighafter investigating the death of a Melbourne man after a $35,000 cosmetic surge
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 hours ago
after investigating the death of a Melbourne man after a $35,000 cosmetic surgery trip. Leigh Aiple, 31, travelled to Malaysia in May 2014 with a view to changing his life. The self-conscious Melbourne man signed up for a trip organised by... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Does Malaysia even need to speak English anymore?THE official language in Malaysia is the local variety of Malay, formally known
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 hours ago
THE official language in Malaysia is the local variety of Malay, formally known as Bahasa Malaysia (BM). However, because of the multicultural society in the country, most Malaysians are bilingual. Everyone would speak BM and they would either also... Read more
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News.com.au
The $35k trip that killed Leighthat are significantly cheaper overseas than in Australia. Leigh Aiple died af
News.com.au / Posted 3 hours ago
that are significantly cheaper overseas than in Australia. Leigh Aiple died after undergoing cosmetic surgery in Malaysia. Picture: YoutubeSource:YouTube A CORONER has urged authorities to warn Australians about the dangers of medical... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Penang theme park to launch world's longest water slideto the Star, Penang's Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng complimented ESCAPE for being
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
to the Star, Penang's Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng complimented ESCAPE for being rated the top theme park in Malaysia by TripAdvisor. “This theme park brand was born in Penang and created by a Pe­­nangite. We will soon see the brand... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Everything you ever needed to know about WeChatto make payments, so the global push still largely relies on Chinese consumers.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 hours ago
to make payments, so the global push still largely relies on Chinese consumers. However, the app's latest venture in Malaysia suggests the company is now planning to target overseas domestic users. In late November, WeChat obtained an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Farm, faith-based tours await touristsJesus in Ramos, Tarlac, and Monasterio de Tarlac in San Jose town. ADVERTISEME
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 hours ago
Jesus in Ramos, Tarlac, and Monasterio de Tarlac in San Jose town. ADVERTISEMENT Tour operators in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan and South Korea have already expressed interest in promoting faith tours in the Philippines. Diploma said... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘Govt to pay RM60 mln if PSC at KLIA, klia2 not equalised’subsidies should be better used for the benefit of the rakyat, Jen (Rtd) Tan Sr
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 hours ago
subsidies should be better used for the benefit of the rakyat, Jen (Rtd) Tan Sri Abdullah Ahmad, executive chairman of the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM), said in an interview. He said passengers using the airport should rightly take up... Read more
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Inquirier.net
American detained on drug chargeZAMBOANGA CITY — Police have captured a 46-year-old American allegedly fleeing
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY — Police have captured a 46-year-old American allegedly fleeing to Malaysia for drug smuggling. Chief Supt. Billy Beltran, regional police director, said Thomas James Papalla of Phoenix was on his way to Malaysia when intercepted by... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The Last Jedi storms US box officechapters.media_cameraFans raise their lightsabers before the starts of Star War
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 hours ago
chapters.media_cameraFans raise their lightsabers before the starts of Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie in Subang Jaya, Malaysia. Picture: AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf The plan has seemed to work. Critics gave Johnson’s film a 93 per cent fresh rating... Read more
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Herald Sun
The Last Jedi storms US box officechapters.media_cameraFans raise their lightsabers before the starts of Star War
Herald Sun / Posted 8 hours ago
chapters.media_cameraFans raise their lightsabers before the starts of Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie in Subang Jaya, Malaysia. Picture: AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf The plan has seemed to work. Critics gave Johnson’s film a 93 per cent fresh rating... Read more
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The Hindu
What India’s student exodus meanslodged in varsities abroad in 2016, it had also half as many international stud
The Hindu / Posted 9 hours ago
lodged in varsities abroad in 2016, it had also half as many international students lodged at its own campuses. In Malaysia, inbound students pursuing college were neck-and-neck with outbound ones. Singapore has managed to attract more than... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The Last Jedi storms US box officechapters.media_cameraFans raise their lightsabers before the starts of Star War
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
chapters.media_cameraFans raise their lightsabers before the starts of Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie in Subang Jaya, Malaysia. Picture: AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf The plan has seemed to work. Critics gave Johnson’s film a 93 per cent fresh rating... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysia says ‘no’ to legalising narcotics — Ahmad ZahidKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will not bow to any resolution passed by any world body,
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will not bow to any resolution passed by any world body, including the United Nations, to legalise the use of narcotics, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He said any effort to legalise the use of such... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BN’s pick for GE14 to be vettedmembers. KUCHING: Potential state Barisan Nasional (BN) candidates will be scr
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 hours ago
members. KUCHING: Potential state Barisan Nasional (BN) candidates will be screened by relevant agencies such as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before they can be officially fielded to stand for the coalition in the 14th... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Extreme makeover' death sparks coroner's warning to 'medical tourists'tourists Overweight and self-conscious 31-year-old Leigh Aiple paid more than
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 hours ago
tourists Overweight and self-conscious 31-year-old Leigh Aiple paid more than $35,000 for a plastic surgery package in Malaysia. Key points: Less than 24 hours after he flew back to Melbourne, he was dead. At the request of his grieving... Read more
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The Hindu
High road to democratic stabilityeconomy has to start galloping, creating jobs for the young workforce, includin
The Hindu / Posted 10 hours ago
economy has to start galloping, creating jobs for the young workforce, including the millions in West Asia, Malaysia and India likely to return due to pushes and pulls beyond Nepal’s control. This requires movement on infrastructure... Read more
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Gulf News
Axelsen on top of the worldbt Liu Cheng/Zhang Nan (China) 21-16, 21-15 Women’s doubles Yuki Fukushima/Say
Gulf News / Posted 10 hours ago
bt Liu Cheng/Zhang Nan (China) 21-16, 21-15 Women’s doubles Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota (Japan) lost to Shiho Tanaka/Koharu Yonemoto (Japan) 21-16, 21-15 Men’s singles Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) bt Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia) 19-21, 2... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Miri to host 2019 Sukan Sarawakwere satisfying, including for Para sports,” he added. He also urged the athle
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 hours ago
were satisfying, including for Para sports,” he added. He also urged the athletes brace themselves for the next Sukan Malaysia (Sukma) to be held next year. “With the next Sukma in Perak, I hope that those who shine in this just concluded... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Rohani: AIM posts 14-fold increase in value of govt grantRohani poses for the camera after signing the banner at the launch of the progr
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 hours ago
Rohani poses for the camera after signing the banner at the launch of the programme. KUCHING: Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (AIM) has successfully turned RM1.194 billion in government grant into a whopping RM17.28 billion. Minister of Women, Family and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘6 AIM branches in southern zone have cumulative financing value of over RM69.49 mln’A participant takes a selfie with Rohani during the launch. KUCHING: The south
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 hours ago
A participant takes a selfie with Rohani during the launch. KUCHING: The southern zone of Sarawak has six Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (AIM) branches with cumulative financing value of over RM69.49 million. Minister of Women, Family and Community... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Iman, Malaysia’s last female Sumatran rhino, falls illKOTA KINABALU: Malaysia may lose Iman, its last living female Sumatran rhinocer
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 hours ago
KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia may lose Iman, its last living female Sumatran rhinoceros, as she is suffering from a serious health problem. The sad news comes only half a year after the demise of Puntung, Malaysia’s second-last living female Sumatran... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
American man recaptured after 5-day Indonesia manhuntlater and were returned to Bali. The two others, Shaun Edward Davidson of Austr
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
later and were returned to Bali. The two others, Shaun Edward Davidson of Australia and Tee Koko King bin Tee Kim Sai of Malaysia, are still at large. Jailbreaks are common in Indonesia, where prisons are overcrowded with people convicted of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
McGregor not keen on Pacquiao fightApril is not in the original plan. He said Pacquiao is more inclined to fighti
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 hours ago
April is not in the original plan. He said Pacquiao is more inclined to fighting a tuneup fight in April, maybe in Dubai, Malaysia or China, while McGregor returns to the UFC cage for his own fight. If things fall into place, and Pacquiao is... Read more
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The Hindu
What India’s student exodus meanslodged in varsities abroad in 2016, it had also half as many international stud
The Hindu / Posted 12 hours ago
lodged in varsities abroad in 2016, it had also half as many international students lodged at its own campuses. In Malaysia, inbound students pursuing college were neck-and-neck with outbound ones. Singapore has managed to attract more than... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
American man recaptured after 5-day Indonesia manhuntlater and were returned to Bali. The two others, Shaun Edward Davidson of Austr
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
later and were returned to Bali. The two others, Shaun Edward Davidson of Australia and Tee Koko King bin Tee Kim Sai of Malaysia, are still at large. Jailbreaks are common in Indonesia, where prisons are overcrowded with people convicted of... Read more
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EuroNews
Malaysia's Eco World acquires 70 percent in UK sitesKUALALUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian property developer Eco World International Bh
EuroNews / Posted 13 hours ago
KUALALUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian property developer Eco World International Bhd said on Friday it had acquired a 70 percent stake in a dozen British sites, agreeing to pay 64.9 million pounds for half of the assets first. Eco World said... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Actor Aaron Aziz conferred Datuk honours by Pahang royaltyhopes of seeing honours recipients, including artistes like himself, help disas
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
hopes of seeing honours recipients, including artistes like himself, help disaster victims in the state. Aaron is currently based in Malaysia where he has featured in various local blockbusters including KL Gangster, Ombak Rindu and Adam dan... Read more
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Aliran Online
Academics lament ‘glorified high school teachers’ at varsitiestoday are like glorified high school teachers”, as expressed recently by a reti
Aliran Online / Posted 14 hours ago
today are like glorified high school teachers”, as expressed recently by a retired professor from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Dr Omar Shawkataly, in his outburst at a public forum. But some academics do share his observation, indicating... Read more
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New York Daily News
American man recaptured after 5-day Indonesia manhuntlater and were returned to Bali. The two others, Shaun Edward Davidson of Austr
New York Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
later and were returned to Bali. The two others, Shaun Edward Davidson of Australia and Tee Koko King bin Tee Kim Sai of Malaysia, are still at large. Jailbreaks are common in Indonesia, where prisons are overcrowded with people convicted of... Read more
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dna
South Central Railway proposes recreational tour to Singapore, Malaysia for its lowest-paid staff; to bear 75% expensespurposes, a report said today. The South Central Railways (SCR) has proposed a
dna / Posted 14 hours ago
purposes, a report said today. The South Central Railways (SCR) has proposed a six-day “recreation tour” of Singapore and Malaysia for non-gazetted serving employees, including gangmen and trackmen. Employees with lowest-pay level and those... Read more
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Daily Mail
Do they know something we don't? Private company pledges to FIND MH370$200million on fruitless search Private company renewed its pledged to locate
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
$200million on fruitless search Private company renewed its pledged to locate MH370 on 'no find, no fee' basis Australia, Malaysia and China authorities spent $200million on fruitless search The Australian Transport Safety Bureau tried to find... Read more
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Aliran Online
Bersih wins Asian rights award: A win for Malaysians and people powerAsia Democracy and Human Rights Award (ADHRA) as it is a recognition of the dem
Aliran Online / Posted 15 hours ago
Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award (ADHRA) as it is a recognition of the democratic struggle of the people of Malaysia. Bersih received the award from the chairperson of the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy on International Human... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Insurgents burn bus in southern Thailandfor secession from predominantly Buddhist Thailand. Thailand's military govern
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
for secession from predominantly Buddhist Thailand. Thailand's military government has, since 2015, held talks brokered by Malaysia, aim at ending the violence. The process, which aim to established a "safety-zone" as a confidence-building measure... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Last female Sumatran rhino in Malaysia 'seriously' illKOTA KINABALU: Malaysia's last living female Sumatran rhinoceros is suffering f
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia's last living female Sumatran rhinoceros is suffering from a serious illness, according to Sabah wildlife officials. Iman, who lives at a forest reserve in Lahad Datu, has been experiencing bleeding from her uterine leiomyoma... Read more
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The Manila Times
British School Manila rules Soccer Sevensswept its group matches, winning against the second team of British Internation
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
swept its group matches, winning against the second team of British International School-Phuket (2-0), Marlborough College Malaysia (2-0), St. Andrews International School-Green Valley (4-1), The Regents International School Pattaya (3-0) and the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BN candidates to be screened before being fielded in GE14 – Abang JohariBarisan Nasional (BN) potential candidates from the state will be screened by r
The Borneo Post / Posted 18 hours ago
Barisan Nasional (BN) potential candidates from the state will be screened by relevant agencies such as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before they can be officially fielded to stand for the coalition this coming 14th... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia to delay implementation of Vehicle Entry PermitJOHOR: The implementation of Malaysia's Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) originally s
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 hours ago
JOHOR: The implementation of Malaysia's Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) originally scheduled for January 2018 will be delayed, the country's transport minister Liow Tiong Lai said on Sunday (Dec 17). According to a report by The Star, Mr Liow explained... Read more
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asianage
Interpol cancels red corner notice on Zakir Naik, cites religious bias as reason(UAPA) after the Union Home Ministry had declared his Mumbai based IRF as an un
asianage / Posted 21 hours ago
(UAPA) after the Union Home Ministry had declared his Mumbai based IRF as an unlawful association. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) last month had said that the inter-departmental consultations were on for the extradition of Naik from Malays... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Planting the seeds for Tarakan businessis still small, and that the town is far less organised and less modern compare
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 22 hours ago
is still small, and that the town is far less organised and less modern compared to Tawau, its closest neighbour on the Malaysian side. But behind current socio-economic reality and mere appearance hides Tarakan's huge potential in trade. It... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
DID Sabah: 50 years in the makingworks geared towards coastal engineering, hence, the formation of the Coastal s
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 22 hours ago
works geared towards coastal engineering, hence, the formation of the Coastal section. Sabah has the longest coastline in Malaysia, which stretches 1,743km. This further escalates the concerns over increasing incidences of damage to public and... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
All-new Subaru XV launchedSilica. Sebangga Auto Sdn Bhd Chairman Datuk Arif Ambrose Ng said 30 cars are
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 22 hours ago
Silica. Sebangga Auto Sdn Bhd Chairman Datuk Arif Ambrose Ng said 30 cars are targeted to be ordered per month in East Malaysia. "As of now, there are close to 20 bookings already made and the cars are expected to arrive in January. However,... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Teen drowns trying to save sistersister, Siti Normala, 15, who is also a disabled, from falling into the river a
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 22 hours ago
sister, Siti Normala, 15, who is also a disabled, from falling into the river at 4.50pm. The body of the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) school leaver was only retrieved from the picnic spot at 11.15 am today due to strong currents on Friday, he... Read more
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