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6 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Haze Strikes West Coast States

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- The haze caused a drastic drop in air quality in at least four west coast states Tuesday, forcing the closure of several schools in Perak and prompting advice for donning of masks outdoors.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Star Online

MH17: Photo Gallery

Malaysia Airline Flight MH17 which came down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday was shot down by a Buk ground-to-air missile killing all 298 on board.

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Malaysian National News Agency

NOAA-18 Detects 50 Hotspots In The Country

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 - The number of hotspots detected via images by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -18 satellite rose to 50 yesterday from 40 on Saturday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Air Quality Unhealthy In Eight Places Monday Afternoon

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 -- Air quality dropped to the unhealthy level in eight places in the country this afternoon, according to the Department of Environment .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Militant training accused's case goes to High Court [New Straits Time (Malaysia)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) KUALA KANGSAR: The case of a farm operator charged at the magistrate's court here last week with providing military training to those preparing for involvement in militant activities in Syria was transferred to the Kuala Lumpur High Court.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Noor Rahimah's Family In Geneva To Be Brought Back To Malaysia

Family members of Noor Rahimah Mohd Noor, one of the passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines MH17, who are in Geneva, Switzerland, will be brought back to Malaysia.

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Bank Officer Makes Video In Memory Of A Friend Killed In MH17 Crash

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 -- A bank officer, saddened by the loss of a friend in the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crash in Ukraine last Thursday, has produced a short video of their friendship.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Two Teenage Boys Die As Motorcycle Rams Lamp Post

Two teenage boys were killed after the motorcycle they were riding crashed onto a lamp post along Jalan Tunku Putra-Kilang Lama here early Sunday, police said.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Star Online

It's no JE-st

Increasing awareness: The JE virus is the leading cause of vaccine-preventable encephalitis in Asia and the Western Pacific - Filepic Most people infected by the Japanese encephalitis virus do not develop any symptoms.

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The Star Online

Life in monochrome: A look at Ipoh-born artist's latest exhibition

If numbers exist in a world where logic rules supreme, then surely the world of art must be the opposite.

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The Star Online

MH17 crash: Words of comfort

The Flight MH17 tragedy prompted thousands of people to post heartfelt words of comfort on The Star's Facebook and Twitter pages in a show of solidarity with the families and friends of all on board the ill-fated flight.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Homeless Man Dies, Believed To Have Been Murdered At Tapah Bus Station

A homeless man was found dead at the Tapah Town bus terminal near here with traces of slash marks on the neck Friday night.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

UTP Uses LEGO To Boost Interest In Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

SERI ISKANDAR, July 17 -- The Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS recently held a RoboHOLIC 1.0 robotics competition to boost interest in learning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics among primary school students, especially those in rural Perak.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Pilot Of Ill-fated Flight MH17 Was To Have Performed Haj This Year

By Kharizal Mat Khalid KEMAMAN, July 18 -- Wan Amran Wan Hussin, 50, the pilot of the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in Ukraine yesterday, had stated his intention to perform the Haj later this year, according to his nephew Amaluddin Noorshah, 48. He had expressed the intention to his elder sister, Wan Aini, when he returned to his village ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Volunteers Distribute Food To Vagrants

Thirty volunteers from the Perak Barisan Nasional Youth, the Department of Civil Defence and NGO Yayasan Bina Upaya distributed food early today to vagrants in several places in this city.

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SHOCKER: What crime have we committed - homeless forcibly detained BEG to be released

Some of the residents at the Sungai Buloh centre for the homeless and destitute are pleading to be released, saying they have done nothing to deserve detention.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

PM's Wife Appeals For Release Of Kidnapped Constable Zakia Aleip

The prime minister's wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today appealed for the release of constable Zakia Aleip, 26, who was kidnapped by a group of armed from a resort in Pulau Mabul last Saturday, so that he could return to his family.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Have You Tried Murtabak Malindo?

By Alias Puteh KULIM , July 15 -- Trader Khairil Anuar Ahmad has come up with a unique 'murtabak' - with a blend of Malaysian and Indonesian recipes.

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Burst pipe delays hospital operations

IPOH: Operation theatres in Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital were forced to close after a water pipe burst along Jalan Hospital in front of the hospital and SMK Anderson.

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Al-Quran Main Source Of Reference For Leadership And Administration - Sultan Nazrin Shah

SUNGAI SIPUT, July 14 -- Leadership and administration that make Al-Quran as the main source of reference and governance compass will be able to develop the ummah and the country which will continue to receive blessings of Allah, Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah said.

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