Politics

Mammoth Malay renaissance meet next year
Monday, December 29, 2014

SHAH ALAM -- December 29, 2014: Another seven Malay-dominated agencies have decided to get together to try and get the race to strengthen their solidarity.
 
The first step towards achieving this aim is to mobilise the Malays to attend what is hoped to be a massive gathering in March.
 
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Flooding worsens in Kelantan
Monday, December 29, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- December 29, 2014: The flood situation in Kelantan has worsened with the number of evacuees rising to 151,072 this morning from 134,139 last night.
 
State Welfare Services director Nik Omar Nik Abdul Rahman said the victims from 36,128 families were housed at 309 relief centres in eight districts.
 
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Still bad in Kelantan; more rain next 3 days
Monday, December 29, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- December 29, 2014: The flood situation in Kelantan remained at a critical level late yesterday while there was only a slight change in the situation in Terengganu, Pahang, Perak and Johor. In Pahang, Tengku Mahkota Tengku Abdullah reminded everyone to be on the alert for a third wave of flooding, based on the forecast by the Meteorological Services Department that more rain was expected in the next three days beginning today....

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Kota Baru floods critical (Update)
Friday, December 26, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- The number of flood victims in seven states has now reached 119,087 people, with Kelantan having the highest number with 45,467 as of this afternoon. The worsening situation in Sungai Kelantan caused the number of victims in Kota Baru to rise steeply to 14,586 from only 1,198 this morning. ...

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Kedah latest to be flooded
Thursday, December 25, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- December 25, 2014: Kedah is the latest state to be hit by floods when at least 51 people were evacuated to two relief centres in Padang Terap since noon today.
 
The other states are Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Perak, and Perlis.
 
Kedah State National Security Council (Army) assistant secretary Major Mohd....

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Indonesia wants more of their workers home
Wednesday, December 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- December 24, 2014: Indonesia hopes to bring back as many of their people caught working overseas without permits to take up vacancies under new development projects by the government. This is line with a policy introduced by new president Joko Widodo. According to Dino Nurwahyudin,...

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Two buried, six injured in LRT extension mishap (Updated)
Wednesday, December 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- December 24, 2014: Efforts are underway to locate two workers believed buried under wet concrete at the LRT line extension in Putra Heights. Information from the Fire and Rescue Services Department saidit was alerted about the incident about 4.30pm today. An initial report from...

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Illegal Indonesian immigrants repatriated
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

SUBANG -- December 23, 2014: Malaysia today deported nearly 500 undocumented Indonesian workers, in what analysts said was part of a push to clamp down on illegal labour as the economy starts to slow. The workers were brought in shackles to the Subang air force base where they boarded five Indonesian military C-130 aircraft. ...

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Safety remains a concern in Cameron demolition
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR – December 23, 2014: Work to demolish illegal farms and apprehend undocumented foreign workers in Cameron Highlands is being focused on one area at a time due to safety concerns for those involved.
 
According to National Security Council National Operations Management Centre deputy director Assistant Commissioner Mohd Shaharudin Baharom confirmed to The Mole...

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More uncertainties await Pakatan
Monday, December 22, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR – December 22, 2014: The signs are that the Pakatan Rakyat opposition grouping are heading for more turbulent times, a situation lamented over recently by DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang, and the absence of a structured administration is not helping it one bit. Grumblings over the absence of PAS president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang from Pakatan’s...

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