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A MAN named Wang walked into the police station with only a hat to cover his private part and told the officer that he wanted to press charges against his girlfriend for deliberately “breaking” his penis during sex.
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FENOMENA, the fourth album by legendary rock band Search, marks its 30th anniversary this year, reported Metro Ahad.
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A MAN in Punjab strangled his wife to death apparently over his frustration that their fifth child turned out to be a girl as well, reported Makkal Osai.
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AT least 300 tonnes of oil was dumped in the waters off Tanjung Balau and Batu Layar in Kota Tinggi, Johor, severely polluting the sea, Berita Harian reported.
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A WOMAN in New Delhi survived despite being dragged after her saree got caught in the door of a train which began moving, Makkal Osai reported.
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MANDAPOP superstar Jay Chou’s wife Hannah Quinlivan might have a chance of being cast in Marvel Studios’ Black Widow stand-alone movie, Sin Chew Daily reported.
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OVER 100 Indian youths turned up to register for the territorial army selection process in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia Nanban reported.The registration was organised with the help of Kuala Muda Indian Munnetra Kazhagam and Malaysia Kalvi Munnetra Kazhagam’s Kedah branch at the Sri Subramaniya Swami Devasthanam.
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KUANTAN: Kemayan assemblyman Datuk Mohd Fadil Osman maintains that it is not his personal view when he uttered the "pendatang" word.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Khairy Jamaluddin criticised his Umno party today for excusing Kemayan assemblyman Mohd Fadli Osman’s description of Chinese and Tamil school students as “foreigners”.
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Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa (above) said the party's Kemayan assemblyperson Mohd Fadli Osman's comment likening students in Chinese and Tamil vernacular schools to 'pendatang' (foreigners) was ...
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IPOH: The state government will be launching a guide booklet for schoolchildren on how to protect themselves from sex offenders and violent abusers.
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Umno Kemayan assemblyperson Mohd Fadil Osman's claim that vernacular schools destroy unity in Malaysia is the very thing damaging the country's harmony and not the schools.
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KUANTAN: Kemayan assemblyman Datuk Mohd Fadil Osman says he was referring to a news article when he uttered the word "pendatang".
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HONG Kong actor Anthony Wong (pic) will come to Malaysia in October to star in a film by Malaysian actor-director Kyo Chen, Sin Chew Daily reported.
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YOURSAY | ‘Gov’t should preserve diversity by encouraging children to understand ancestral culture.’ Orang Asli voices may go silent as languages face extinction Snowcrash: There is a concept ca...
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A REAL estate agent in Kuala Lumpur was forced to flee from his captors naked after they assaulted and robbed him, China Press reported.
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MALAYSIA’S rock queen Ella is now a humanitarian mission icon, reported Kosmo.
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RESIDENTS in Bandar Botanik in Klang, Selangor are fed up with the bad smell caused by dead fish floating in a man-made lake there, reported Makkal Osai.
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A WEDDING ceremony in Beijing was cut short when the bridegroom’s ex-girlfriend came on stage and created a stir, China Press reported.
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A MAN in Melaka survived despite being accidentally shot by hunters while he was working on his family farm, Makkal Osai reported.
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A CLERICAL error led to him being known as Jambu instead of Jamil, Sinar Harian reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah conveyed their greetings to those celebrating Vaisakhi and the Tamil New Year.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo extends Happy New Year wishes to the Tamil and Malayali communities in the country.
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SEREMBAN, April 13 — All 14 polling stations of the Rantau state by-election closed at 5.30pm after opening at 8am this morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — DAP lawmaker M. Kulasegaran has denied that he is racist as portrayed in a recent video uploaded on YouTube that is spreading on social media.
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SEREMBAN: Police advised voters in the Rantau state by-election today to come out early to cast their ballot papers to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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PETALING JAYA: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran, who has been accused of playing the race card during a speech at a ceramah in Rantau, is contemplating legal action.
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SEREMBAN (April 13): Police advised voters in the Rantau state by-election today to come out early to cast their ballot papers to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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SEREMBAN, April 13 ― Police advised voters in the Rantau state by-election today to come out early to cast their ballot papers to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran has defended his statements during a recent ceramah, which courted brickbats from Umno leaders.
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PETALING JAYA: Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran has defended his speech urging Indian voters in Rantau to back Pakatan Harapan’s Dr Streram Sinnasamy.
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SEREMBAN, April 13 ― Polling opened at 8am today in the Rantau state by-election.
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A MAN in Sri Lanka was held for beating a policeman who went to his home to investigate a domestic violence claim, Makkal Osai reported.The policeman went to the house after the man’s wife lodged a police report about him hitting her.
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RANTAU’s Jalan Besar got its first and only traffic light some 10 years ago when Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan was in his second term as assemblyman and Negri Sembilan mentri besar.
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PETALING JAYA: M Kula Segaran and Khairy Jamaluddin got into a war of words on Twitter over who’s playing the race card ahead of the Rantau by-election tomorrow.
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RANTAU POLLS | A video of Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran's ceramah in Tamil, appealing for the Indian community's votes in tomorrow's Rantau by-election, has caught the attention of Khairy Jam...
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GEORGE TOWN: A small Tamil school in Bayan Lepas today held a “strike” with a difference.
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SEREMBAN, April 12 — The voters of Rantau go to the polls tomorrow to elect their representative to the Negri Sembilan Legislative Assembly.
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THIRTY-ONE Indian families in Sepang, Selangor, who have been trying to get the deeds to their homes for decades are close to seeing their dreams come true, Tamil dailies reported.Nineteen former plantation workers in Kampung Sepang Kecil and 12 families in Ladang Tumbuk have faced many obstacles in getting the deeds, Tanjung Sepat state assemblyman Borhan Aman Shah said.Borhan, who is also the Selangor Mentri Besar’s political secretary, said the matter was close to being resolved with the signing and submission of the application forms by the residents.
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VISITORS to the upcoming Songkran festival in Bangkok, Thailand, have been warned against propagating any indecent content, China Press reported.
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SEREMBAN: Campaigning in the Rantau by-election turned ugly today following a war of words that led to a scuffle between an NGO protesting the Dual Language Programme (DLP) in schools and Pakatan Hara...
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Sri Lanka's former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who oversaw the crushing of Tamil Tiger rebels under his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa's rule a decade ago, is being sued in two cases in the Unite...
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A RAUNCHY dance performed by a sexily clad transvestite at actor-­model Ahya Rosli’s wedding proved to be too much not just for the guests but netizens as well, reported KOSMO!This was because the dancer had performed in front of the elderly and children. The 32-year-old Ahya is the son of veteran dramatist Nor­mah Daman­huri.
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Taiwan-based Malaysian singer-­actor Nicholas Teo says he is happy to have a stable relationship with his partner of 10 years, Guang Ming Daily reported.
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DESPITE talk that he bears a resemblance to Indonesian pop idol Tulus, Malaysian singer-songwriter Ippo Hafiz is not banking on his looks to break into the Indonesian market, Utusan Malaysia reported.
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THE government has terminated the contractor of the new Tamil school in Heawood Estate in Sungai Siput, Perak, and will appoint a re­placement, Malaysia Nanban re­­ported.
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RANTAU is a mixed state seat with a relatively high percentage of Indian voters, making them the potential kingmakers in the upcoming by-election.
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AN Indian barber in Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, will attempt to set a Malaysian record by giving haircuts to at least 100 customers in 24 hours, Tamil dailies reported.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Education says it has never denied the rights of Indian students to study the Tamil language at the secondary level.
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The Education Ministry has never denied the rights of Indian students to study the Tamil language at the secondary level.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 8 — The Ministry of Education has never denied the rights of Indian students to study the Tamil language at the secondary level.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Several roads will be closed in stages in Johor, Malacca, Negri Sembilan, Selangor and Putrajaya to make way for the third stage of the prestigious cycling race, Petronas Le Tour De Lang...
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Businessperson G Gnanaraja will be slapped with more charges in court tomorrow, a week after he was accused of deceiving the managing director of the main contractor for the Penang undersea tunnel pro...
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IPOH: Holders of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) are qualified to pursue Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) studies in an effort to produce more skilled workers, according to...
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A Singaporean man who played a prank on the police by lodging a fake report on April Fool’s Day is now being investigated for giving false evidence, China Press reported.
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FOUR pupils from SJK(T) Arumu­gam Pillai made their school proud by winning a gold medal with their invention at the IFEST competition in Tunisia, Tamil dailies reported.
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Six Tamil schools in Baling, Kedah face an uncertain future due to falling student numbers, with one school having only one pupil, Malaysia Nanban reported.
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PETALING JAYA: The award-winning Malaysian Tamil-film Jagat is now available on Netflix.
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Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail counted in Tamil as she urged the people of Rantau to elect Harapan candidate Dr S Streram.She said the federal government has two medical doctors and it...
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MARCH 30 — Due to our overfamiliarity with Hollywood blockbusters, which probably take up more than 60-70 per cent of our cinemas’ screen time, even the most casual of film fans are sometimes bore...
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AN organisation in Penang is promoting traditional Tamil games to revive interest in such games among children, reported Malaysia Nanban.The Penang Muthamil Sangam recently organised a traditional games competition at a temple in Butterworth, Penang that included board games such as thayam, pallanguzhi and nondi, which is a type of hopscotch.
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PETALING JAYA: Studies by market research outfit Kajidata Research show that while Muslims in the country support Islam as a major part of governance, they are open to accommodation with non-Muslims a...
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IT was a little “egg-centric” but a thief broke into a noodle shop in Tokyo, Japan, and stole 130 soft boiled eggs, reported China Press.
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The Malacca Historical City Council (MBMB) will take legal action against the organisers of a promotional activity providing free alcoholic beverages in the vicinity of Jonker Walk.
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Acting Umno president Mohamad Hasan shot back at his detractors today, asking them to examine his track record in the state he used to helm before branding him a racist.
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PETALING JAYA: An educationist has given a list of issues for Putrajaya to tackle if it wants to improve the standard of national schools, following the prime minister’s call to make these great aga...
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MARCH 21 — A friend informs me the Bangladeshis have taken over the market.
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SM St Patrick that lost its sole Tamil language and literature teacher, leaving students in the lurch, saw him returning after the matter was reported by the press, Malaysia Nanban reported.
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Hong Kong actor Dicky Cheung (pic) revealed that he was abused by his father when he was young to the extent that he almost died from suffocation, China Press reported.
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KLANG: No Tamil movie in the M.G. Ramachandran (MGR) and Sivaji Ganesan-era would be complete without the presence of M.N. Nambiar.
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THE Tamil community in Johor is not bemused by another display of shockingly bad Tamil, this time in the Suara Harapan Johor newsletter, Malaysia Nanban reported.
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YOURSAY | ‘Expect racial discrimination to foster as we even refuse to ratify Icerd.’ Study: Private sector favours Chinese job applicants over Indians, Malays Xenobio: I have two points to make.
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THE misaligned spelling of signs in Tamil at the Johor Baru Causeway checkpoint is causing an embarrassment to the Indian community, reported Makkal Osai. K. Anbalagan who lives in the city and travels to Singapore for work every day said he encountered the error at the automated passport control lanes for motorcycles nearly a year ago.
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A THAI durian tycoon is offering 10 million baht (RM1.27mil), a house and 10 cars to the man who successfully courts his 26-year-old youngest daughter, reported Nanyang Siang Pau.
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Currently, it has over 100,000 hours of on-demand content in 12 languages, including English, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam. It also offers more than 60 live streaming channels.
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Former minister Abdul Rahman Dahlan has chided BN secretary-general Nazri Abdul Aziz's "antagonistic" behaviour in handling the issue concerning component parties MIC and MCA.
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PATHETIC and disgusting. That’s surely an understatement in describing the continuous racist slurs non-Malays have had to endure.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 28 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Senator P. Waytha Moorthy should apologise to Malaysians for claiming thousands of Hindu temples were dem...
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PETALING JAYA: A 30-year-old scandal involving an investment company has threatened to revisit Barisan Nasional’s MIC following a revelation that hundreds of thousands of ringgit was paid to the son...
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SHAH ALAM (Feb 27): A witness told the Coroner’s Court here today that he saw five to six people sort of assaulting someone during the riot at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ 25, Subang Jaya,...
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SEMENYIH: In efforts to encourage voters to exercise their rights and vote in the Semenyih state-by-election this Saturday, the Information Department will make announcements daily, from today until t...
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SHAH ALAM: A witness at the inquest into the death of fireman Mohamad Adib Mohd Kassim today told the court that he saw a mob of 30 people standing in a circle swinging punches and kicks towards somet...
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PETALING JAYA: An academic, who is against multistream schools, has urged Putrajaya to look into the reasons why parents are shunning national schools.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 27 — In efforts to encourage voters to exercise their rights and vote in the Semenyih state-by-election this Saturday, the Information Department will make announcements daily, from to...
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SHAH ALAM: A witness today told the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim that he saw some people beating an individual during the Seafield temple fracas last November.
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BN secretary-general Nazri Abdul Aziz said that he did not call for the closure of vernacular schools in his speech while campaigning in Semenyih on Saturday.At a press conference at the Putra World T...
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MCA is calling for Nazri Abdul Aziz's head to roll after the BN secretary-general was reported as calling for the closure of Chinese and Tamil schools.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's former tourism minister Nazri Aziz said he was called up by the police on Monday (Feb 25) over his campaign speech in Semenyih.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Ministry of Education (MOE) has urged schools not to take sex education lightly, in an effort to tackle sexual crimes against children.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 22 — The Ministry of Education (MOE) has urged schools not to take sex education lightly in efforts to tackle sexual crime against children.
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PETALING JAYA: Comedian AMR Perumal, 65, passed away on Thursday (Feb 21) after suffering breathing difficulties.
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TEN students starting their tertiary education received RM5,000 in financial aid while 15 Tamil school students who excelled in their UPSR last year received cash rewards and presents, Makkal Osai reported.
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SHAH ALAM: A taxi driver, whose car was behind the fire rescue tender (FRT) truck and Emergency Medical Rescue Service (EMRS) van, told the Coroner’s Court today no one stepped out of the van after ...
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There is a scene in the Tamil movie “Nayagan”- which is listed in TIME magazine’s 100 best movies since 1923 – where the protagonist, an orphan, asks the man who adopted and raised him a quest...
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Recently, there was a news report that a local theatre production named Love in Georgetown, under the direction of Fa Abdul, was cancelled after its premiere show due to protests from religious groups...
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SHAH ALAM: A witness told the Coroners Court here today that he had found fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim lying unconscious by the road on the night of the Seafield temple riot.
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SHAH ALAM, Feb 15 — A witness from the Sri Maha Mariamman temple riots told the Coroner’s Court here today that a group of people had gathered around a seemingly wounded fireman, warning against a...
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INQUEST | A firefighter down on the ground leaned against a car bumper, surrounded by over two dozen people.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: A former hairdressing saloon employee pleaded not guilty at the Bukit Mertajam magistrate’s court here today on a charge of reckless driving which caused the death of Moey Yun Peng w...