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Jealous senior citizen attacks girlfriend, son with knife

GEORGE TOWN, A woman and her son were seriously injured after they were attacked with a knife by a man during a quarrel at the victims’ house in Bandar Baru Air Itam, here early this…

Health Department nab senior citizen selling smuggled liquor

BUKIT MERTAJAM, A man was detained for selling various types of smuggled liquors in front of trading premises in Taman Nagasari, Perai in Operation Methanol yesterday. State Health Department Environmental Health, Food Safety and Quality…

Housing Ministry asks for land from Sarawak govt to build affordable houses

SIBU, The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) calls on the Sarawak government to allocate suitable land to the ministry to build more affordable houses in the state. Minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin said so far there…

Fishing vessel disposed off Kudat for use as artificial reef

KUDAT, A fishing vessel which was seized by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) was disposed of today to be used as artificial reef in the waters of Kampung Tajau Laut, near here. Sabah Agriculture…

Cops arrest two of Terengganu’s biggest drug dealers

KUALA TERENGGANU, Two men, believed to be among Terengganu’s biggest drug dealers, were arrested in separate police raids here, with drugs worth almost RM100,000 seized. Terengganu police chief Datuk Aidi Ismail said the first arrest…

Queen closes Melaka Culinary Challenge 2019

MELAKA, The Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah today closed the Melaka Culinary Challenge 2019 held for three days in Bachang here. The competition, participated by 501 local and international chefs from Thailand,…

Hostel to be built to address absenteeism among Orang Asli pupils

KUALA TERENGGANU, A hostel will be built at Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Berua in Hulu Terengganu to overcome the problem of absenteeism among Orang Asli pupils. Terengganu Education Department (JPNT) director Shafruddin Ali Hussin said an…