Politics

Donors for A and AB blood wanted
Friday, January 2, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR -- Jan 2, 2015: The supplies of A and AB blood are not enough to meet the needs of patients especially in states which are affected by the floods.

Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said the people should donate blood immediately at the nearest Blood Donation Campaign Mobile Unit or the National Blood Centre because the supply of blood especially the A and AB groups was low....

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Flood situation in Kelantan and Terengganu improving
Friday, January 2, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR -- Jan 2, 2015: The flood situations in Kelantan and Terengganu have improved leading to a drop in the number of victims last night.In KELANTAN, the number of victims in 166 relief centres dropped to 30,309 compared to 42,163, said the State National Security Council (NSC)....

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2015: Will you stand behind your Prime Minister?
Thursday, January 1, 2015

"These are the worst of times, these are the best of times." - Anonymous, near the end of 2014 yesterday.
 
"I am positive that things will be looking up, especially for the average Jo. I am confident that this government and this Prime Minister will not let things fall apart, that we as a nation will prevail." 
 
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Kemaman flood management plan the best
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

KEMAMAN -- December 31, 2014: The Kemaman district flood management plan will become the model for the standard operating procedure (SOP) for floods in the country. This mis because the plan has reached the standard management goals, whether at the preparation stage before the floods, during and after. ...

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Continuous rain expected in flood-hit states
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- December 31, 2014: Downpours are expected to persist in the states that have already been affected by floods, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G.Palanivel.He said in Pahang, heavy intermittent rain occurring in the state was expected to persist over the next two days, with isolated thunderstorms especially over the coastal areas forecasted between Jan 1 and 5 next year....

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New Perlis government complex could be at risk
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- December 30, 2014: The development called the mini Putrajaya of Perlis when built near Bukit Lagi may be in imminent danger due to the ground formation in the area. The main reason for this is the absence of a buffer zone around the mainly horizontal limestone hill which is about two miles long and is almost parallel to Jalan Raja Syed Alwi which connects Kangar to Kuala Perlis and other areas in the western and southern part of the state....

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Government to study causes of floods
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

PETALING JAYA, December 30, 2014: The government will undertake a post-mortem to identify the real causes for the extraordinary floods, particularly in the east coast. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin said the study would cover numerous factors such as changes in the weather, deforestation and the cutting of hill slopes, besides the lack of infrastructure to divert water to the sea....

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Hudud likely to end Pakatan cooperation
Monday, December 29, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR – December 29, 2014: IT was a cooperation that brought so much success in the last two general elections to the Malaysian opposition but just when you thought the parties concerned would strive to do better the next time around to unseat the Barisan Nasional from Putrajaya, Pakatan Rakyat appears to be heading for turbulent times.
 
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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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