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Topic: Alor Setar

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ALOR SETAR, May 16 — The Kedah government is prepared to gazette Hulu Muda Forest Reserve as a state park but a number of issues need to be studied and understood first, says Mentri Besar Besar Da...
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ALOR SETAR: The Kedah government has approved special financial assistance of RM1,000 each to its civil servants for this year’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
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ALOR SETAR, May 16 ― The Kedah government has approved a RM1,000 bonus for all state civil servants for the coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri next month.
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ALOR SETAR: More than 40 students of a religious institute were down with food poisoning after eating chicken and mutton nasi Arab donated by a restaurant after the breaking of fast on Tuesday night.
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ALOR SETAR: More than 40 students from a religious school here came down with food poisoning on Wednesday (May 15) night, believed to be from eating food delivered the day before.
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ALOR SETAR, May 15 — Over 40 Institut Al Quran Darul Aman (IQDAR) tahfiz students here were down with food poisoning last night, believed to be due to a rice dish served after the tarawih prayers.
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ALOR SETAR (May 14): Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) should take advantage of the opportunities provided by the agencies under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to driv...
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YOURSAY | ‘The memory of those dark terrible days still evoke shock and unbelievable pain.’ 50 years on, seeking the path to reconciliation after the May 13 riots Vijay47: May 13, 1969.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): A man in his 40s is believed to have been beaten to death by three men in an incident here on Sunday (May 12) evening.
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Following a commotion that broke outside the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Alor Setar,Kedah on Saturday, reporters covering the death of a 11-year-old boy had lodged a police report against a security ...
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ALOR SETAR, May 12 — An 11-year-old boy died, believed to have been strangled, after his neck was entangled in a curtain tie-back at his home in Taman Belimbing, Jitra, yesterday.
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Enforcement officers from a local council demolished a shrine built on private land in Alor Setar on Thursday (May 9), a day after news of it being sealed went viral.
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ALOR SETAR (May 9): The ability of Kedah’s Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government to bring in foreign investments worth RM7.75 billion in the first quarter of this year, is among its huge accomplishments f...
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ALOR SETAR: Enforcement officers from a local council demolished a shrine built on private land near here Thursday (May 9), a day after news of it being sealed went viral.
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ALOR SETAR, May 9 — The ability of Kedah’s Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to bring in foreign investments worth RM7.75 billion in the first quarter of this year, is among its huge accomplishments...
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ALOR SETAR: An air of uncertainty was hanging over Kedah post-GE14 when Pakatan Harapan, despite winning 18 of the 36 state seats, was still unable to form the state government.
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Penang PAS has criticised P Ramasamy for expressing reservations about the newly approved Kulim International Airport in Kedah, saying that the deputy chief minister's comments were "overemotional and...
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Even if the federal government has agreed to the expansion of the Penang International Airport (PIA), that does not justify why the need for a new Kulim International Airport (KIA). The proposed KIA i...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Even if the federal government has agreed to the expansion of the Penang International Airport (PIA), that really does not justify why there is a need for a new Kulim International Airpo...
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PETALING JAYA: The Penang state government has renewed its protest against a proposed international airport in neighbouring Kedah, saying the move is to undermine Penang’s economic success which the...
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The participation of Umno and PAS leaders at the rally to defend the sovereignty of Islam and the constitution in Kuala Lumpur yesterday was an act of hypocrisy that misused Islam to only serve their ...
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ALOR SETAR, May 5 — The participation of Umno and PAS leaders at the Rally To Defend the Sovereignty of Islam and the Constitution in Kuala Lumpur yesterday was an act of hypocrisy that misused Isla...
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ALOR SETAR (May 2): The Kedah Government is developing a one-stop centre to assist domestic and foreign investors in line with the federal government's effort to attract investments from within and ou...
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ALOR SETAR, May 2 — The Kedah government is developing a one-stop centre to assist domestic and foreign investors in line with the federal government’s effort to attract investments from within an...
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LANGKAWI (Bernama): A foul smell led to the sad discovery of a dead infant in a black rubbish bag by a villager at Kampung Dato Syed Nahar, Kuah.
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SEPANG: Airlines offering additional flights at fixed fares during festive seasons are a big help in promoting family ties.
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End May and early June will be a busy season throughout Malaysia with Pesta Kaamatan, Gawai Dayak and Hari Raya happening back to back.
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SEPANG (April 30): Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said today the government is not subsidising AirAsia Group Bhd's planned additional fixed-fare flights during the upcoming Kaamatan Festiva...
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SEPANG (April 30): AirAsia Group Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said today the budget airline aims to break even for its planned additional fixed-fare flights during the upco...
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SEPANG: Following the success of its Chinese New Year extra late night flights, AirAsia will be ushering in Gawai, Kaamatan Festival and Hari Raya Aidilfitri with more flights at low fares.
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ALOR SETAR, April 29 — An elderly woman sustained knee injuries after being attacked by her son, believed to be under the influence of drugs, in her house at Kampung Tanjung Piring, Kuala Nerang yes...
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ALOR SETAR, April 25 ― Awareness of the legal protection programme in this country is still low, resulting in witnesses refusing to testify in court as they fear for their safety.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): Awareness of the witness protection programme in this country is still low, resulting in witnesses refusing to testify in court as they fear for their safety.
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ALOR SETAR: MCA Youth chief Nicole Wong joined 25 Youth leaders and members from several states in staging a peaceful sit-in to protest the monument built to commemorate three fallen Japanese soldiers here.
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EXCLUSIVE:ALOR SETAR: Logging has been spotted near one of the four major dams in Kedah, triggering concerns that such activities so close to the lake could dry up its tributaries and affect the water catchment area.
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ALOR SETAR: An NGO vocal against the des­truc­­­­­­tion of natural re­­­sour­ces has raised concerns over logging in Bukit Keramat, near the Ahning Dam’s buffer zone.
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ALOR SETAR (April 17): The Kedah Government is in the midst of obtaining a US$50 million (RM206.8 million) loan from a foreign bank for upgrading the water supply infrastructure in the State.
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ALOR SETAR (April 16): The Kedah Government is in the midst of obtaining a US$50 million (RM206.8 million) loan from a foreign bank for upgrading the water supply infrastructure in the State.
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ALOR SETAR: Kedah says it is among the six states which agreed with the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry’s plan to raise the water tariff.
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ALOR SETAR (April 15):  Kedah is among the six States which agree with the plan of the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources to raise the water tariff to ensure the quality of services and su...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, April 13 — The police have thwarted an attempt by a man to smuggle various types of drugs via courier to Japan on Wednesday.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): A nine-month-old baby boy died after passing out at a nursery in Taman Mesra, Kupang, Baling.
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ALOR SETAR, April 7 — Malaysia has become one of the preferred destinations for couples from other countries to treat infertility and achieve pregnancy through in vitro fertilisation (IVF), Health M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Opensignal has just released its latest report on Malaysia’s mobile networks.
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Opensignal has just released its latest report on Malaysia’s mobile networks.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Budget carrier AirAsia will add 437 flights from May 30 to June 16 this year, to cater to the expected passenger increase during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri festive period.
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KUALA LUMPUR: WWF-Malaysia has organised an event each in Penang and Kedah, in conjunction with Earth Hour, the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment.
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Amid conflicting statements from two ministers regarding Lynas' waste management, the Parliamentary Caucus on Monitoring Lynas (JKPPL) has voiced support for the position taken by the Energy, Science,...
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ALOR SETAR: When Mohd Zaki Megat Ali was found guilty of being in possession of 64 live pangolins, the judge handed him a RM65,000 (US$16,000) fine.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition and government MPs tussled in the Dewan Rakyat today over funds for constituency service centres, with Barisan Nasional MPs saying they should get an equal amount as Pakatan H...
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ALOR SETAR, April 1 — As many as 47 people claimed to have lost RM2.6 million, after they were cheated by a company headed by an individual with the title of Datuk Seri who offered returns in an inv...
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LANGKAWI, April 1 — Police have opened an investigation paper to uncover the cause of death of three members of a family in a fire at a house at Pangkalan Jeti Nelayan Sungai Tepi, near Bukit Malut ...
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IPOH: The government should do the right thing over the controversial Japanese soldier monument in Alor Setar, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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ALOR SETAR, March 31 — The purchase of any new defence assets for the country, including fighter jets, will be done taking into consideration the financial position and economic development of the ...
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IPOH: MCA President Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has urged the government not to give in to just any requests by the Japanese government just because of the good bilateral relationship.
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EXCLUSIVE: The Ulu Muda Forest Reserve is rich in biodiversity but all this could soon disappear if nothing is done to protect the natural habitat and wildlife.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bina Darulaman Bhd’s (BDB) property development arm Kedah Holdings Sdn Bhd has launched a new phase at its Bandar Sejahtera housing project with a gross development value of RM32mil.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 28): Bina Darulaman Bhd's (BDB) property development arm Kedah Holdings Sdn Bhd has launched a new phase at its Bandar Sejahtera housing project with a gross development val...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bina Darulaman Bhd’s (BDB) property development arm Kedah Holdings Sdn Bhd has launched a new phase at its Bandar Sejahtera housing project with a gross development value of RM32 million.
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ALOR SETAR: A senior lecturer claimed trial in a Sessions Court here to a total of 33 counts of abuse of power and making false claims amounting to RM1.48mil, while a contractor denied six counts of making false claims amounting to RM492,000.
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GEORGE TOWN: A historian has attributed the recent uproar over a memorial hailing Japanese soldiers who died in Malaya as “heroes” to the use of text from a war propaganda book published at the he...
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ALOR SETAR: Some 30 MCA Youth members staged a peaceful protest at the controversial fallen Japanese soldiers’ monument to voice out their displeasure and to fight for the dignity of the Chinese community in the country.
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ALOR SETAR: MCA Youth chief Nicole Wong Siaw Ting and 30 MCA Youth members held a protest at the monument to three fallen Japanese soldiers here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A newly restored World War II memorial in Malaysia sparked anger and calls for its demolition Tuesday (March 26) after a sign described three Japanese soldiers honoured as "heroes...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang MCA Youth today said a monument honouring fallen Japanese soldiers in Alor Setar should be removed given the atrocities committed during their occupation in the 1940s.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said disappointment cuts both ways, in response to PKR MP Nurul Izzah Anwar’s remarks expressing dissatisfaction with his administration.
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ALOR SETAR: Translation error at the new monument marking the graves of fallen Japanese soldiers has made them look like heroes.
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ALOR SETAR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is disappointed with the remark by Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar to a Singaporean media that she was dissatisfied with Pakatan Harapan’s governance.
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ALOR SETAR: Despite attracting public rebuke and bad publicity, the unsavoury monument erected to remember “Japanese heroes” has begun drawing locals.
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ALOR SETAR (March 25): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the resignation of three Opposition MPs from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as “their own business”.
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ALOR SETAR (March 25): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits the activity.
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ALOR SETAR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is disappointed with a remark by Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar, who said that she was dissatisfied with Pakatan Harapan's governance during a recent interview in Singapore.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the resignation of three opposition MPs from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as “their own business”.
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ALOR SETAR, March 25 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the resignation of three Opposition MPs from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as “their own business”.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the resignation of all three opposition MPs from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as “their own business”.
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In his speech, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad listed out six main field that are prone to corruption and bribery.
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ALOR SETAR, March 25 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits the activity.
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Kedah MCA Youth has reworded a memorial for Japanese soldiers in Alor Setar, Kedah, to instead dedicate it to all those who fought the Japanese invaders during World War 2.
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GEORGE TOWN: Kedah MCA has urged the state government to tear down the granite monument to three Japanese soldiers in Alor Setar immediately.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 — The restoration of a Japanese war monument in Alor Setar, Kedah, last Thursday is a state matter as it is not within the compound of the Tourism Ministry office there, said ...
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ALOR SETAR: They were invaders. Yet, there stands a monument here that honours them as heroes.
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Kedah state executive councillor in charge of tourism Mohd Asmirul Anuar Aris oversaw the removal of a signboard at a Japanese war monument in Alor Setar which had described fallen Japanese soldiers a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — Kedah state executive councillor in charge of tourism Mohd Asmirul Anuar Aris today oversaw the removal of a signboard at a Japanese war monument which had described its sol...
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ALOR SETAR: A monument to remember fallen Japanese soldiers here has caused an uproar among the community.
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ALOR SETAR: Mokti Mahmud has never let losing his left arm in a work accident deter him from doing anything that he puts his mind to.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has given assurance that the new international airport to be built in Kulim, Kedah, will be entirely funded by the priva...
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SHAH ALAM, March 21 — The father of the late fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim today pleaded for justice and appropriate action against those responsible for the events leading to his son’s death.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has given assurance that the new international airport to be built in Kulim, Kedah, will be entirely funded by the priva...
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PETALING JAYA: A transport expert has hailed the announcement of a new international airport in Kulim, saying its location will allow it to serve Penang, Kedah, Perlis and even northern Perak.
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ALOR SETAR: Representatives from the business sectors in Kedah welcome the move to build a new airport in Kulim.
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ALOR SETAR (March 20): The federal government today announced seven mega projects costing over RM3 billion for Kedah to make development in the state on par with that in the more progressive states...
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PETALING JAYA: Penang’s competitiveness as a manufacturing and tourism hub could be affected if the proposed RM1.6 billion Kulim International Airport is realised, said the state Gerakan leadership.
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ALOR SETAR: A new international airport in Kulim and a manufacturing and logistics hub near the industrial town are among seven mega projects costing over RM3bil that the federal government has announced for Kedah to make development in the state on par with that in more progressive states.
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How much tourism money could one plane bring in when it lands in an airport in Malaysia?
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ALOR SETAR (March 19): The Government will study the Felda Settlers Consultation Committee’s proposal for compassionate money of RM500 be given to each of the 30,000 Felda settlers despite the fact ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The RM1.6 billion Kulim International Airport project is among several high-impact projects for Kedah costing more than RM3 billion announced by the Federal Government today.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): The government has announced seven mega projects costing over RM3bil for Kedah for development in the state to bring it on equal footing with more progressive states.
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SUNGAI PETANI: An orphanage in Kedah is considering legal action against the state government over a claim that it is using 200 children under its care to solicit donations from the public.
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ALOR SETAR: Water rationing has been implemented in several areas of the state following low water supply due to the extreme hot weather in the past few months.
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ALOR SETAR: A charity tahfiz centre in Sungai Petani was ordered closed because it had been operating without permission and was believed to have used children to collect donations in the name of the ...