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API readings in Peninsular down while haze in Sarawak worsens
KUALA LUMPUR: While the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings in most parts of the Peninsular Malaysia have dropped as of noon today, the air quality in six areas in Sarawak continued to worsen with Muka...
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API readings in Peninsula down while haze in Sarawak worsens
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 19): While the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings in most parts of Peninsular Malaysia have dropped as of noon today, the air quality in six areas in Sarawak continued to worsen wit...
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API readings in Peninsular Malaysia down while haze in Sarawak worsens
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 19): While the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings in most parts of the Peninsular Malaysia have dropped as of noon today, the air quality in six areas in Sarawak continued to worsen...
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API readings in peninsula Malaysia down as of noon while haze worsens in Sarawak
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 ― While the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings in most parts of the peninsula Malaysia have dropped as of noon today, the air quality in six areas in Sarawak continued to worse...
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Six fined for employing illegal immigrants
PEKAN NENAS: At least six local employers, including a businesswoman, were fined a total of RM117,500 for employing undocumented foreigners in their premises in Johor.
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Air quality in Sarawak's Sri Aman at hazardous level
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 17): The air quality in Sri Aman, Sarawak, worsened to the hazardous level today, with the Air Pollutant Index (API) at 367 at 9am.
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Haze: Sri Aman in S'wak records 'hazardous' air level
The Air Pollution Index (API) reading in several areas of Sarawak recorded unsafe readings this morning, with Sri Aman near Kuching hitting the hazardous level.
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Johor schools shut due to haze to reopen Tuesday (Sept 17)
JOHOR BARU: Schools in Johor that were forced to shut down due to the worsening haze situation Saturday (Sept 14) will reopen Tuesday (Sept 17).
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Schools in three Johor districts remain closed
JOHOR BARU - Schools in the three haze-hit districts - Pontian, Muar and Tangkak - will remain closed until the air quality improves.
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Schools in three Johor districts remain closed
JOHOR BARU: Schools in the three haze-hit districts – Pontian, Muar and Tangkak – will remain closed until the air quality improves.
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Peat fire in Muar, ‘very unhealthy’ in Tangkak and Melaka
PUTRAJAYA: “Very unhealthy” air quality was reported in Tangkak, Johor, and Melaka city, caused by trans-boundary haze and several incidents of fires in the bush and on private land.
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Johor MB: All schools to remain closed until API drops below 200
JOHOR BARU, Sept 15 — Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal today said that all kindergartens, schools and institutes of learning in the state that have recorded very unhealthy Air Pollutant I...
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Over 300 schools closed as Johor air quality hits unhealthy levels, affecting 90,000 students
JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The worsening haze situation in Johor, Malaysia has led to the closure of more than 300 schools and kindergartens in Muar, Tangkak and Pontian, affecting abou...
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Over 300 schools closed as Johor API hits unhealthy levels
JOHOR BARU: The worsening haze situation in Johor has led to the closure of over 300 schools and kindergartens in Muar, Tangkak and Pontian, affecting about 90,000...
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Haze: 220 learning institutions in Tangkak, Muar to be closed for tomorrow
TANGKAK: Some 220 schools and institutions of higher learning in Tangkak and Muar will be closed tomorrow as the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings here breached the ‘very unhealthy’ mark.
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Haze - some 220 learning institutions in Tangkak, Muar to close tomorrow
Some 220 schools and institutions of higher learning in Tangkak and Muar will close tomorrow as the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings there have breached the "very unhealthy" mark.
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Haze: More than 300 Johor schools to close Sunday (Sept 15)
JOHOR BARU: The Johor Education Department has closed down all schools and kindergartens in Pontian, Muar and Tangkak on Sunday (Sept 15) due to the haze.
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Haze: 220 schools, higher learning institutions in Tangkak, Muar to close Sunday (Sept 15)
TANGKAK (Bernama): Some 220 schools and institutions of higher learning in Tangkak and Muar will close Sunday (Sept 15) as the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings here...
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Schools in Tangkak to close if API continues to hover above 200
JOHOR BARU: As the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading in Tangkak hit 211, the Johor government has advised schools in the district to close if the air quality continues...
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Flights cancelled, sports events postponed due to worsening haze
549 passengers were left stranded at the Sultan Azlan Shah Airport (LTSAS) in Ipoh, Perak after three flights were delayed yesterday.
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Muhyiddin warns of stern action over race, religious issues on social media
MUAR: Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pix) today warned of stern action against those who raise or circulate racial and religious issues on social media.
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Flights cancelled, sports events postponed due to worsening haze
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 13): The worsening haze situation that is being experienced in the country currently has affected the daily lives of the people and caused several flights and sport events to be can...
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Muhyiddin warns of stern action over race, religious issues on social media
MUAR (Sept 13): Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today warned of stern action against those who raise or circulate racial and religious issues on social media.
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Muhyiddin: Stern action against social media users who raise and circulate racial, religious issues
MUAR (Bernama): Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has warned of stern action against those who raise or circulate racial and religious issues on social media.
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Home minister: No compromise for those who stir racial tensions on social media
MUAR, Sept 13 — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today warned of stern action against those who raise or circulate racial and religious issues on the social media.
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Ex-ProjekMM reporter dies from heart infection
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 11 — Former ProjekMM reporter Ermizi Muhamad died earlier today at the Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) around 1.30pm after suffering from a heart infection.
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Volvo opens second 3S centre in Skudai, Johor with Pekin Auto
The new Volvo 3S centre in Skudai, Johor that was announced earlier has just been officiated by Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM). The sales, service and spare parts centre will be operated by dealer-partner, ...
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Several areas in Johor record moderate API levels
JOHOR BARU: The Air Pollutant Index (API) levels in several areas in Johor have increased, recording moderate air quality.
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A third challenge to youths: Promoting social media literacy
MP SPEAKS | The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, in his birthday message, has reinforced my challenge yesterday to youths to prove to the world that Malaysia is a successful ex...
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Johor's House of Kendal gives homegrown Liberica beans a specialty coffee makeover
BATU PAHAT, Sept 9 — Pickers plucking ripened coffee cherries by hand from thick, leafy branches.
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12 candidates capable of Johor PKR chairmanship – Anwar
Anwar greets guest at a seminar on nationhood at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.
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12 candidates for Johor PKR chief post
BATU PAHAT: PKR has accepted the decision of Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim to step down as state party chief and is now looking for an able replacement, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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Command of Bahasa Melayu among people should be improved: Anwar
BATU PAHAT: The command of Bahasa Melayu among the people at both federal and state levels should be further improved.
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12 candidates lined up for Johor PKR chairmanship, says Anwar
BATU PAHAT: There are 12 candidates capable of filling the Johor PKR chairman’s post vacated by Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim, said party president Anwar Ibrahim today.
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12 candidates capable of taking up Johor PKR chairmanship
BATU PAHAT: There are 12 candidates capable of filling the Johor Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) chairman’s post vacated by Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim, said party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibra...
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Command of Bahasa Melayu among people should be improved
BATU PAHAT: The command of Bahasa Melayu among the people at both federal and state levels should be further improved.
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Anwar: Command of Bahasa Malaysia among the people should be improved
The command of Bahasa Melayu among the people at both federal and state levels should be further improved.
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12 candidates capable of taking up Johor PKR chairpersonship, says Anwar
There are 12 candidates capable of filling the Johor Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) chairman's post vacated by Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim (photo, above), said party president Anwar Ibrahim today.
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12 candidates on longlist for Johor PKR chairman post, says Anwar
BATU PAHAT, Sept 7 — There are 12 candidates capable of filling the Johor Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) chairman’s post vacated by Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim, said party president Datuk Seri...
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Anwar: People’s command of Bahasa Melayu could be improved further
BATU PAHAT, Sept 7 — The command of Bahasa Melayu among the people at both federal and state levels should be further improved.
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Anwar: At least 12 candidates capable of filling Johor PKR chief post
BATU PAHAT: There are several qualified candidates who could replace Hassan Karim as Johor PKR chief, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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Lorry collision, both drivers killed
BATU PAHAT: Two lorry drivers were killed when their vehicles collided on Jalan Parit Kuari, near Ayer Hitam, today.
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Lorry drivers killed in head-on collision in Ayer Hitam
JOHOR BARU: Two lorry drivers died on the spot in a head-on collision at Jalan Parit Kuari in Ayer Hitam about 84km from here.
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State rep: Villagers in Batu Pahat worried about blasting at nearby quarries
JOHOR BARU, Sept 5 — Several villagers at Kampung Petani Kecil Batu 2 in Minyak Beku, Batu Pahat are concerned about blasting work conducted by rock quarries in the area.
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Contractors main culprits of illegal dumpsites
JOHOR BAHRU (Sept 5): Repeated efforts by the authorities to clean up illegal dumpsites have gone to naught when some irresponsible parties continue to dispose their waste at the sites.
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'Dr M's filthiest parasite' – Kit Siang reveals venomous letters
Continuing his campaign against fake news and hate speech, Lim Kit Siang revealed that he received two letters yesterday, one in Chinese and the other, penned in English.
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Alarming increase in dengue cases in Johor
JOHOR BARU: The number of dengue cases in Johor has increased at an alarming rate with 7,761 cases recorded from Jan 1 to Aug 31 this year, a rise of 101.2% compared with 3,857 cases in the same perio...
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Exco: Alarming spike in dengue cases in Johor
JOHOR BARU, Sept 4 — The number of dengue cases in Johor has increased at an alarming rate with 7,761 cases recorded from January 1 to August 31 this year, a rise of 101.2 per cent compared with 3,8...
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‘Dengue now a major issue’
JOHOR BARU: The dengue situation in Johor is now a major concern.
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Dengue cases up by 3,904 cases this year, says Johor exco
JOHOR BARU, Sept 3 — Johor Health, Culture and Heritage Committee chairman Mohd Khuzzan Abu Bakar today said that the dengue situation in the state has become a major concern as an increase of up to...
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Local firms urged to use “Love My Palm Oil” logo
BATU PAHAT: Local companies especially manufacturers of palm oil-based products have been urged to use the “Love My Palm Oil” logo on their products as part of efforts to promote the commodity in ...
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Local firms urged to use ‘Love My Palm Oil’ logo
BATU PAHAT: Local companies, especially manufacturers of palm oil-based products, have been urged to use the “Love My Palm Oil” logo on their products to promote the commodity in local and interna...
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Local firms urged to use 'Love My Palm Oil' logo
Local companies, especially manufacturers of palm oil-based products, have been urged to use the 'Love My Palm Oil' logo on their products as part of efforts to promote the commodity in local and inte...
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Two lorry drivers die in head-on collision
BATU PAHAT: Two lorry drivers were killed and their attendants seriously injured when their vehicles collided head-on on Jalan Pagoh-Parit Sulong, here today.
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Two lorry drivers die in head-on collision
BATU PAHAT (Bernama): Two lorry drivers were killed and their attendants seriously injured when their vehicles collided head-on on Jalan Pagoh-Parit Sulong here...
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Teen drowns while bathing in disused mining pool
BATU PAHAT: A 17-year-old boy drowned while bathing with eight friends in a pool, believed to be a disused mining site, in Jalan Kangkar Senangar, Parit Sulong here today.
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Teresa Kok champions bipartisan approach in MSPO talks
Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok believes that the bipartisan approach is the best way to get a message through to the people.
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KSL cash pile soars with higher profit but, sorry, no dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 28): KSL Holdings Bhd announced a 59.4% jump in net profit to RM67.78 million in its second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) from RM42.52 million a year ago.
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KSL cash pile soars with higher profit but, sorry, no dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 27): KSL Holdings Bhd announced a 59.4% jump in net profit to RM67.78 million in its second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) from RM42.52 million a year ago.
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Gelang Patah forest fire involves privately owned agricultural land
JOHOR BARU: The 16ha forest fire in Kampung Pekajang, Gelang Patah, near here, reported to have been burning since Wednesday, involved privately owned agricultural land.
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Unhealthy API readings recorded in Rompin and Batu Pahat
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 — Air quality monitoring around the country showed two areas recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings as of 9pm today.
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Gelang Patah forest fire involves privately-owned agricultural land
JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 26): The 16-hectare forest fire in Kampung Pekajang, Gelang Patah, near here, reported to have been burning since Wednesday, involved privately owned agricultural land.
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Johor MB: Gelang Patah forest fire involves privately owned agricultural land
JOHOR BARU, Aug 26 — The 16-hectare forest fire in Kampung Pekajang, Gelang Patah, near here, reported to have been burning since Wednesday, involved privately owned agricultural land.
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MOE will study use of toys to encourage mental stimulation among children
KLUANG: The Ministry of Education (MOE) will study the use of toys that can sharpen the minds of children in the early stages of education to produce a creative and innovative generation.
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Show patriotism with Jalur Gemilang, Malaysians urged
PASIR GUDANG: Retired navy officer Lt-Kdr Mohamed Sharif Kalam urged Malaysians to show their patriotism by displaying the Jalur Gemilang at houses and buil­dings...
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MOE will study use of toys to encourage mental stimulation
The Education Ministry will study the use of toys that can sharpen the minds of children in the early stages of education to produce a creative and innovative generation.
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Najib: Umno, PAS now 'brothers' protecting rights of Malays
BATU PAHAT: The alliance between Umno and PAS is more than just a marriage for political gains, but a partnership to protect the rights of Malays in the...
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Get to know Onn Jaafar at Batu Pahat gallery
BATU PAHAT: Once the home to one of the most iconic figures in Malaysian history, Galeri Dato’ Onn here has become a favourite spot for history buffs.
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Drug addicts still afraid of seeking treatment voluntarily: Nada DG
IPOH: The number of drug addicts who voluntarily seek treatment from the National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) is still low, in part due to the stigma against the community.
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Drug addicts still afraid of seeking treatment voluntarily, says National Anti-Drug Agency D-G
IPOH, Aug 21 — The number of drug addicts who voluntarily seek treatment from the National Anti-Drug Agency (NADA) is still low, in part due to the stigma of the community.
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Anti-drug agency's pioneer project designed to help drug addicts, says its DG
IPOH: Those with drug addiction problems are encouraged to come forward to the National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) voluntarily to get help.
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Next-of-kin urged to identify accident victim
BATU PAHAT: Police have asked the next-of-kin of a victim of a fatal accident, which took place in Jalan Rejo Sari, Rengit, here, last night to come forward to identify the deceased.
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Elderly woman’s body found in ditch in Parit Besar
BATU PAHAT: An elderly woman’s body was found in a ditch near a bridge in Taman Sri Wangsa, Parit Besar, here today.
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Body of woman who went missing found floating in ditch
JOHOR BARU: The body of a woman who has been missing since Friday (Aug 16) has been found floating in a ditch amid piles of rubbish near Taman Sri Wangsa Parit Besar in Batu Pahat.
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S P Setia cuts 2019 sales target a fifth
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): With less than five months remaining for 2019, S P Setia Bhd has revised downward its sales target for the year to RM4.55 billion from RM5.65 billion as the property slump has y...
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S P Setia down 2.8% on lowering 2019 sales target
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Shares in S P Setia Bhd fell 2.84% this morning after the group revised downward its sales target for the year to RM4.55 billion from RM5.65 billion as the property slump has ye...
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S P Setia cuts 2019 sales target a fifth
KUALA LUMPUR: With less than five months remaining for 2019, S P Setia Bhd has revised downward its sales target for the year to RM4.55 billion from RM5.65 billion as the property slump has yet to sho...
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Zakir Naik has compounded his abuse of Malaysia’s hospitality
MP SPEAKS | Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has compounded his abuse of Malaysian hospitality by attacking the Chinese Malaysians as “old guests” after attacking the loyalty of the Indian Malaysians.
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Weekend storm, strong winds not because of Lekima, says weatherman
GEORGE TOWN: A weather expert said last weekend’s storm and strong winds that battered the northern states of the peninsula were not caused by Typhoon Lekima but were merely bad weather from the cur...
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Photos tell a thousand words for passionate pixman
JOHOR BARU: Growing up as a teenager in Batu Pahat in the early 1980s, Wilson Teo Tiam Soon (pic) would often borrow his friend’s camera to indulge in his hobby – photography.
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55-year-old teacher killed after tour bus rear-ends car
JOHOR BARU: A 55-year-old teacher was killed when the car she was in met with an accident with a tour bus in Ayer Hitam Sunday (Aug 11).
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Dengue spikes in Johor, 17 deaths since January
JOHOR BARU: Dengue cases in Johor nearly doubled in the first seven months of the year, with 6, 373 cases with 17 deaths recorded until July 27, compared to 3, 252 cases and nine deaths in the corresponding period last year.
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Police cripple student gang of motorcycle thieves
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Police cripple student gang of motorcycle thieves
BATU PAHAT: They were secondary school students who stole motorcycles in the Yong Peng and Ayer Hitam areas but police managed to cripple the “Geng Cilik Ijan” by arresting the 18 boys and a 37-ye...
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7,000 early risers attend MILO Malaysia Breakfast Day
Quek (second left) flagging off the MILO Breakfast Run at Padang Merdeka in Kota Kinabalu yesterday.
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Johor has highest number of baby-dumping cases nationwide
Johor executive councillor Liow Cai Tung has expressed concern after Johor is listed to have the highest number of baby dumping cases in the state in the country this year.
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Car crashes into two motorcycles, killing one rider
BATU PAHAT: A motorcyclist was killed while another was seriously injured when a car crashed into both their vehicles along the Ayer Hitam-Yong Peng Road, near here, today.
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Python in car gives man a heart attack
BATU PAHAT: A man found with a python constricting his left arm at the Batu Pahat Vocational College here is believed to have suffered a heart attack.
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Man dies while removing snake from car
JOHOR BARU: A man died after he was believed to have suffered a heart attack while trying to remove a python from his car in the vicinity of a vocational college near Batu Pahat last night.
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Teacher injured in attempted snatch theft incident
JOHOR BARU: A 57-year-old secondary school teacher was severely injured after she was stabbed by a man who tried to snatch her handbag in front of a supermarket near Batu Pahat, last night.
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Man dies while removing snake from car
JOHOR BAHRU: A man died after he was believed to have suffered from shortness of breath while trying to remove a python from his car in the vicinity of a vocational college near Batu Pahat last night.
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Man dies while removing snake from car
JOHOR BARU (Bernama): A man died after he was believed to have suffered from shortness of breath while trying to remove a python from his car near a vocational college in Batu Pahat on Friday (July 27) night.
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Teacher stabbed in attempted snatch theft incident
JOHOR BARU (Bernama): A 57-year-old secondary school teacher was severely injured after she was stabbed by a man who tried to snatch her handbag in front of a supermarket near Batu Pahat on Friday (July 26) night.
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Experts pooh-pooh claims bird droppings made pupils ill
JOHOR BARU: A doctor and the leader of an environmental group disagree that bird droppings were a contaminant that caused vomiting and breathing difficulties in pupils of SK Tanjung Puteri Resort in Pasir Gudang.
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Batu Pahat auto parts store razed in fire
BATU PAHAT: An automotive spare parts store was destroyed in a fire at Batu 7, Jalan Tongkang Pechah, here, last night.
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Johor PKR leaders urge Anwar to act against members who undermine party
BATU PAHAT (July 20): A group representing Johor PKR division chiefs and grassroots leaders has urged party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to act firmly against party members found involved in any...
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Rashid Hasnon willing to lead Johor PKR
PORT DICKSON: Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Rashid Hasnon has declared his willingness to be the next Johor PKR chief following news that Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Karim has stepped down from the post.
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Johor PKR leaders urge Anwar to act against members who undermine party
BATU PAHAT (July 19): A group representing Johor PKR division chiefs and grassroots leaders has urged party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to act firmly against party members found involved in any...
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Johor PKR leaders urge Anwar to act against members who undermine party
BATU PAHAT, July 19 — A group representing Johor PKR division chiefs and grassroots leaders has urged party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to act firmly against party members found involved in a...
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Johor PKR chief steps down, state chiefs wants Rashid Hasnon
PETALING JAYA: Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Karim has stepped down as the Johor PKR chief, a coalition representing the state chapter’s divisions has confirmed.
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