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 One tonne wall gives way at show unit, killing one

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Monday, 22 December 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: A 30-year-old construction worker died on the spot after a one-tonne concrete wall fell on him at a unfinished show house along Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah here today.

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Educators: PT3 format different

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:14

PARENTS should not compare the Pentaksiran Tingkatan 3 (PT3) with Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) as the examinations were not only conducted in different formats but also have different aims. 

Empowering MACC to probe graft-tainted firms

By Rozanna Latiff - Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:13

PORT KLANG: AN amendment to include a corporate liability provision in the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Act 2009 will be tabled at the next parliamentary session in March.

‘Longer jail term a more effective deterrent’

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:13

KUALA LUMPUR: The government should look into reinforcing the Anti-Corruption Act 1997 which provides for a prison sentence of no less than 14 days to a maximum of 20 years in prison, said Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) president Datuk Akhbar Satar.

Will Forest City issue affect ties with Singapore?

By SIM BAK HENG - Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:13

JOHOR BARU: JOHOR lawmakers fear that Malaysia and Singapore may be embroiled in a diplomatic row once the detailed environmental impact assessment (DEIA) report of the controversial Forest City project is approved.

‘Resolve VEP fee issue amicably’

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:13

JOHOR BARU: Malaysia and Singapore have been urged to discuss issues related to toll fees and the imposition of the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) fee for the good of Johor’s Iskandar Malaysia region.

More shelters open as floods worsen

By SULAIMAN JAAFARAND T.N. ALAGESH - Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA TERENGGANU: RESIDENTS of Pulau Duyong here were evacuated following high tide that flooded the islet at the Sungai Terengganu estuary.

46 rural health clinics affected

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:12

TUMPAT: The floods in Kelantan have affected services at 46 health and rural clinics in eight districts, besides disrupting the lives of hundreds of healthcare staff.

50 Sabah villages inundated

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:12

KOTA KINABALU: Floods have kept residents on alert in the interior districts of Tenom and Beaufort here.

Delineation notice on hold due to floods

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:12

PUTRAJAYA: The proposed delineation exercise of parliamentary and state constituencies that was scheduled to be gazetted this month has been postponed to next year due to the floods in several states.

Blaming BN for Kajang floods is ‘outdated’

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA yesterday slammed Kajang assemblyman Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail for blaming the frequent floods in the Kajang town centre on Barisan Nasional.