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JOHOR BAHRU: Students affected by shortness of breath and vomiting at Pasir Gudang since June 20 have been referred to the psychiatric unit at a government hospital for supportive treatment, the state...
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Students affected by shortness of breath and vomiting in Pasir Gudang since June 20 have been referred to the psychiatric unit at a government hospital for support treatment, according to the state He...
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Notable filings BETWEEN July 1 and 5, notable shareholding changes in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included that at beleaguered flight training school operator APFT Bhd.
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JOHOR BARU, July 23 — Gas readings taken at 14 schools in the Pasir Gudang area from July 18 to 21 were normal, the Department of Environment said in a statement issued tonight.
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 22): Gas readings taken at 14 schools in the Pasir Gudang area from July 18 to 21 were normal, the Department of Environment said in a statement issued tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The corruption trial of Najib Razak today heard that the then prime minister had given the sole mandate to former SRC International Sdn Bhd CEO Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil to handle his three...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's continued push for science and mathematics to be taught in English has met resistance from a number of groups.
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JOHOR BARU, July 19 — Pasir Gudang Umno Youth wants to know when the Johor government plans to call for a town hall meeting to discuss the air pollution in the industrial district that has resulted ...
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 18): The Department of Environment (DoE) has identified three chemical-based factories as the likely sources of the air pollution in Pasir Gudang last month The department’s direct...
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JOHOR BARU: The Environment Department (DOE) has identified three chemical-based factories as the likely sources of the air pollution in Pasir Gudang last month The department’s director-general No...
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 18): The Department of Environment (DoE) has identified three chemical-based factories as the likely sources of the air pollution in Pasir Gudang last month The department’s direct...
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SEOUL: Police here have arrested 37 South Koreans on suspicion of running illegal gambling websites, with stakes of hundreds of billion won, in Malaysia after they were extradited, Yonhap news agency ...
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SEOUL, July 18 — The police have arrested 37 South Koreans on suspicion of running illegal gambling websites, with stakes of hundreds of billion won, in Malaysia after they were extradited from the ...
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PETALING JAYA: The government says it will continue to pursue those who were responsible for the shooting down of flight MH17, five years after the incident in the eastern part of Ukraine.
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THE 34th Asean Summit (June 20-23) in Bangkok emphasised the importance of advancing partnerships for sustainability to achieve a people-centred, people-oriented and forward-looking Asean community th...
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PASIR GUDANG: Gas monitors which can detect volatile organic compounds (VOC) should continue to be placed near 10 schools located within the industrial area, says Johor Education, Human Resource, Science and Technology Committee chairman Aminolhuda Hassan.
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PETALING JAYA: The site where Convent Light Street schools stand at present is not for sale, says its land owner Sisters of Infant Jesus Malaysia.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor state government hopes that the equipment used to detect volatile organic compounds in the air will continue to be placed at schools at risk in Pasir Gudang, said executive coun...
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JOHOR BARU: The Johor government hopes that the equipment used to detect volatile organic compounds (VOCs), Multirae Gas Detector, will remain to be placed in risky schools in Pasir Gudang, according ...
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The Johor government hopes that the gas detectors used to detect volatile organic compounds (VOCs) will remain placed in high-risk schools in Pasir Gudang, says state Education, Human Resource, Science and Technology Committee chairman Aminolhuda Hassan.
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JOHOR BARU, July 14 — The Johor government hopes that the equipment used to detect volatile organic compounds (VOCs), Multirae Gas Detector, will remain to be placed in risky schools in Pasir Gudang...
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PETALING JAYA: Student enrolment in the three convent schools in Penang has been declining in the last 10 years, says its owner Sisters of Infant Jesus Malaysia.
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JOHOR BARU: The Disaster Operation Control Centre (PKTK) which was opened in Pasir Gudang, following breathing difficulties and vomiting experienced by students here due to suspected air pollution sin...
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Disaster Operation Control Centre, which was opened in Pasir Gudang following breathing difficulties and vomiting experienced by students due to suspected air pollution since June 20,...
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The Disaster Operation Control Centre (PKTK), which was opened in Pasir Gudang, following breathing difficulties and vomiting experienced by students here due to suspected air pollution since June 20, has closed at noon on Friday (July 11).
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JOHOR BARU, July 13 — The Disaster Operation Control Centre (PKTK) which was opened in Pasir Gudang, following breathing difficulties and vomiting experienced by students here due to suspected air p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The next-of-kin (NOK) of 31 victims of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 has urged local authorities to brief them over its action plans over the mystery of the ill-fated plane which went down in 2014.
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BETWEEN June 19 and 25, notable off-market trades led to a change of ownership at warp-knitted fabric manufacturer Kumpulan Powernet Bhd, in which 23.01 million shares, or 30.22% equity interest, cros...
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 3): The Department of Environment (DOE) is confident of completing checks on 250 factories in Pasir Gudang which process scheduled and chemical waste within two days, following a spa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): British billionaire/inventor James Dyson is reported to have forked out S$73.8 million (RM224.4 million) to buy the “priciest” penthouse in Singapore, say reports.
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SINGAPORE, July 10 — British billionaire and inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson has bought the most expensive apartment in Singapore, where his company plans to build an electric car...
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HONG KONG: Camsing International Holding Ltd. tumbled a record 90% Monday morning in Hong Kong after the circuit-board maker said late Friday that chairwoman Lo Ching is in Chinese police custody.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The grieving husband of a woman who supposedly died because of the pollution in Pasir Gudang has appealed for an end to fake accounts about her death and for people to stop circulating he...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry today stressed the cause of death of a woman in Johor Baru was due to heart problems and not the Pasir Gudang pollution.
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The husband of a woman who died in Pasir Gudang yesterday said he is hurt by fake news attributing his wife's death to pollution in the area.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — A woman who was claimed to have recently died from the air pollution incident in Pasir Gudang actually passed away due to heart failure, the Health Ministry clarified today.
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Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad has denied social media rumours that a woman's death in Pasir Gudang yesterday was triggered by pollution in the area.
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PORT DICKSON: The cause of the illness suffered by Irfan Wafiy Idham Wazir, 12, has not been ascertained whether it has to do with toxic pollution from Sungai Kim-Kim, Pasir Gudang, Johor.
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PORT DICKSON, July 6 — The cause of the illness suffered by Irfan Wafiy Idham Wazir, 12, has not been ascertained whether it has to do with toxic pollution from Sungai Kim Kim, Pasir Gudang, Johor.
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 5): The State Department of Environment (DOE) carried out checks on 182 industrial premises in Pasir Gudang so far, following the number of cases suffering from breathing difficultie...
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JOHOR BARU: The state Department of Environment (DOE) carried out checks on 182 industrial premises in Pasir Gudang so far, following the number of cases suffering from breathing difficulties and vomi...
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The Johor Environment Department carried out checks on 182 industrial premises in Pasir Gudang so far, following a number of individuals suffering from breathing difficulties and vomiting in the area ...
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JOHOR BARU, July 5 — The state Department of Environment (DOE) carried out checks on 182 industrial premises in Pasir Gudang so far, following the number of cases suffering from breathing difficulti...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested five local ‘Ah Hau’ gang members suspected of being involved in a robbery in several raids in Cheras and Kajang on June 20.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, July 4 — Another Orang Asli in Terengganu has been confirmed to have contracted measles, raising to 14 the number of people in the community in the state suffering from the disease...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Another orang asli in Terengganu has been confirmed to have contracted measles, raising to 14 the number of people in the community in the state suffering from the disease.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government vows to shut down all illegal factories in Pasir Gudang through a joint enforcement operation with the Johor government this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The authorities should look into the possibility of gases being released from illegal toxic waste dumpsites, besides monitoring discharge from factories and the surrounding areas in Pasir Gudang, Johor, says a toxicologist.
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JOHOR BARU: The Pasir Gudang pollution case has put Yeo Bee Yin in a spot but the Energy, Science, Technology, Environ­ment and Climate Change Minister seems unruffled by the negative talk.“I am not afraid. I plan to take those responsible for the lies and slander to court,” she said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A prosecution witness in Najib Razak’s corruption and abuse of power trial told the High Court today all words in his statement to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) inves...
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JOHOR BARU: At least eight factories have been ordered to close down and some RM166,000 worth of compound notices have been issued to factories in Pasir Gudang.
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IN March last year, music streaming giant Spotify launched an unusual direct public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, as opposed to the initial public offering route most companies take.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Atrium REIT Managers Sdn Bhd, which is the manager of Atrium Real Estate Investment Trust (Atrium REIT), is looking to buy a parcel of land in Shah Alam from Permodalan Nasional...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): The FBM KLCI drifted lower in early trade this morning, tracking regional markets, dragged by select blue chips.
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TOKYO, July 3 ― The dollar struggled today, having been nudged off two-week highs as fading optimism over any near-term Sino-US trade deal revived safe-haven demand and drove US yields down.
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LONDON: Emerging market central banks accelerated interest rate cuts in June, with policymakers rushing to trim benchmarks as major central banks including the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank adopted a more dovish tone.
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LONDON (July 2): Emerging market central banks accelerated interest rate cuts in June, with policymakers rushing to trim benchmarks as major central banks, including the U.S. Federal Reserve and the E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Atrium REIT Managers Sdn Bhd, which is the manager of Atrium Real Estate Investment Trust (Atrium REIT), is looking to buy a parcel of land in Shah Alam from Permodalan Nasional...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Another orang asli was admitted to Hulu Terengganu Hospital in Kuala Berang yesterday after she was detected to be ill, including having fever and diarrhoea.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shell Malaysia will soon introduce Rimula Ultra, which it claimed is one of the most advanced fully synthetic heavy-duty diesel engine oils in the world.
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JOHOR BARU: The authorities remain baffled as to what is causing students to experience symptoms of vomiting and dizziness in Pasir Gudang despite chemical detectors showing no toxic chemicals in the air.
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One of the alleged foreign fishing boats spotted some seven nautical miles off Suai waters.
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KAJANG: Police raids on the same day successfully brought down an illegal online gambling den as well as a liquor stall found to have been selling illicit alcohol.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): The High Court here has refused to give former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak leave to attend parliament today on the grounds that while he is an MP, he is also facing se...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former SRC International Sdn Bhd director told the High Court in Najib Razak’s corruption and abuse of power trial today that he had signed two directors’ circular resolutions in c...
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JOHOR BARU: Talk is rife that more than a dozen children have sought treatment for vomiting and breathing difficulties since schools opened in Pasir Gudang on Monday (July 1) morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): The High Court here has refused to give former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak leave to attend parliament today on the grounds that while he is an MP, he is also facing se...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's High Court has denied former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's request to skip a day in court to attend Parliament.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has denied Datuk Seri Najib Razak's request to skip a day in court to attend Parliament.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The corruption and abuse of power trial of former prime minister Najib Razak resumes today after a week’s break with the prosecution looking to wrap up its case by Aug 15.
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PASIR GUDANG - Dozens of students at several schools in Pasir Gudang, Johor, experienced breathing difficulties and nausea hours after 111 primary and secondary schools reopened yesterday, after being...
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PASIR GUDANG: It was supposed to have been the first day for the 111 schools in Pasir Gudang after they had to close due to pollution last week but barely three hours after classes started, students and teachers experienced breathing difficulties and nausea.Some 130 people, including three teachers, from 15 schools were down with dizzy spells and had to seek treatment.
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PASIR GUDANG • More than 100 students in Pasir Gudang, Johor, suffered breathing difficulties and nausea yesterday, just hours after their schools reopened after being closed last week due to an air...
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Another two Orang Asli patients were admitted to Hulu Terengganu Hospital in Kuala Berang yesterday, said state health director, Dr Mohd Jusoh.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): Another two Orang Asli patients were admitted to Hulu Terengganu Hospital in Kuala Berang Saturday (June 29), says state health director Dr Mohd Jusoh.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, June 30 — Another two Orang Asli patients were admitted to Hulu Terengganu Hospital in Kuala Berang yesterday, said state health director, Dr Mohd Jusoh.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Another two orang asli patients were admitted to Hulu Terengganu Hospital in Kuala Berang yesterday, said state health director, Dr Mohd Jusoh.
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SUNGAI BULOH (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub has confirmed he received a letter from the Johor Council of the Royal Court over the sta...
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SEREMBAN, June 30 — Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun reminds civil servants in the state to go down to the field and find out the problems and needs of the people.
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SUNGAI BULOH: Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub confirms he received a letter from the Johor Council of the Royal Court over the state's dress code.
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JOHOR BARU: After the chemical waste pollution crisis at Sungai Kim Kim in March, once again residents of Pasir Gudang have been hit with another pollution incident since June 20, the cause of which i...
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JOHOR BARU: All 111 primary and secondary schools in Pasir Gudang, which had been closed due to air pollution since Tuesday, need not hold replacement classes, says state Education Department (JPN) director Azman Adnan.
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NEW YORK, June 20 ― Long dismissed as a symptom of narcissistic youth culture, the not-so-humble selfie has become big business.
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KOTA KINABALU: Tourism Malaysia chairman Datuk Ahmad Shah Hussein Tambakau said that Malaysia has recorded RM21.4 billion in tourism revenue in the first quarter of this year or a growth of 16.9 per ...
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JOHOR BAHRU: After the chemical waste pollution crisis at Sungai Kim KIm in March, once again residents of Pasir Gudang have been hit with another pollution incident since June 20, the cause of which ...
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After the chemical waste pollution crisis at Sungai Kim Kim in March, once again residents of Pasir Gudang have been hit with another pollution incident since June 20, the cause of which is still unkn...
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KOTA KINABALU: Tourism Malaysia chairman Datuk Ahmad Shah Hussein Tambakau said that Malaysia recorded RM21.4 billion in tourism revenue in the first quarter of this year or a growth of 16.9%.
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IPOH: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry requested private sector employers to give due consideration to the three-day paternity leave for husbands whose wives have given birth.
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KOTA KINABALU, June 29 — Tourism Malaysia chairman Datuk Ahmad Shah Hussein Tambakau said that Malaysia recorded RM21.4 billion in tourism revenue in the first quarter of this year or a growth of 16...
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IPOH, June 29 — The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry requested private sector employers to give due consideration to the three-day paternity leave for husbands whose wives have given...
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WASHINGTON, June 20 — The creators of an application allowing users to virtually “undress” women using artificial intelligence have shut it down after a social media uproar over its potential fo...
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MELAKA: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) should lead the way in promoting harmony among the different ethnic groups, as multiculturalism has existed in Melaka since time immemorial, says state party chief Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof.
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PUTRAJAYA: Six students affected by the Pasir Gudang chemical
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 28): There will likely be no end to the environmental issues plaguing Pasir Gudang, Johor, if the authorities fail to draw up proactive measures to curtail the dumping of toxic wast...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 28): Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd founder and group CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah has been appointed as executive deputy chairman of Kumpulan Powernet Bhd effective immediate...
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JOHOR BARU - The Johor Ruler, who describes the second case of chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang as "despicable and a total disgrace", has tasked state and federal agencies to take over the matter.
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There will likely be no end to the environmental issues plaguing Pasir Gudang, Johor, if the authorities fail to draw up proactive measures to curtail the dumping of toxic wastes by factories located ...
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DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said he will be seeking clarification from Attorney-General Tommy Thomas on the directive to the police to reclassify the investigation into the death of former part...
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 28): Three immediate stop work orders were issued by the Department of Environment (DOE) of Johor to three chemical factories in Pasir Gudang yesterday as they are found to have the ...
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The Health Ministry recorded four more cases of breathing difficulties in Pasir Gudang yesterday, increasing the total number of patients treated in relation to toxic gas fume incident to 748 since Ju...