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Local news for Perak, Malaysia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

8 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Hang Tuah: The man and the myth

There have been many conjecture and analysis, claims and suppositions made about the existence of legendary hero, Hang Tuah.

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12 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

May the spirit of Karpal Singh bless this land FOREVER & EVER

At a time when the country's secular system is under threat, the progress of democracy being impeded and liberalism regressing, the sudden and untimely death of Karpal Singh has served to cast a gloomier cloud over the democratic struggle of this nation.

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16 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Ethnic Indian lawyer cremated with state honours in Malaysia

Top ethnic Indian lawyer and politician Karpal Singh was today cremated with state honours in George town, the capital of Malaysia's Penang state, after a final farewell by thousands of mourners chanting his name.

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20 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

OK to have more seats but REDELINEATION another matter - Pakatan

While Pakatan Rakyat supports the creation of more parliamentary seats in the next redelineation exercise as a means to check malapportionment, academics and non-governmental organisations have warned that it will not necessarily improve the quality of elected representatives.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Star Online

Medication and memories: Back From Planet Luvox exhibition

Eye contact: Hasanul Isyraf Idris' Flower Fairies Of The Summer , which captures the surreal and emotional sides of life.

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The Star Online

Rule with the times, monarchs urged

Call for change: Raja Dr Nazrin Shah speaking at a ceremony to mark the 86th birthday of Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah, at Istana Iskandariah in Kuala Kangsar.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Royal Institution Ensures Justice Mechanism Strengthen Democracy - Zambry

KUALA KANGSAR, April 19 -- The role of the royal institution as an umbrella for the people as well as ensuring a justice mechanism as a check and balance between the legislature, executive as well as judiciary can strengthen the democracy in this country.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Umno's 'Hehe' MP says sorry to Karpal's family

Umno's Langkawi MP Nawawi Ahmad has finally issued a public apology for his remarks on the passing away of Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh deemed insensitive.

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Malaysian National News Agency

MTUC President Hails Karpal As A Courageous Leader

Malaysian Trades Union Congress president Mohd Khalid Atan has described Karpal Singh Ram Singh as a courageous opposition leader and lawyer who earned respect from friends and foes.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Volvo Malaysia Bullish Of Truck Sales In Northern Region

By Samanatha Tan BUTTERWORTH, April 19 -- Volvo Malaysia Sdn Bhd is bullish of growth for its truck division in the northern region amid rising logistics services, says Managing Director Mats Nilsson.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Online

Cafes sprouting all over

ASIDE from the ever-so-popular bean sprout chicken and white coffee, Ipoh now has coffee-specialising cafes under its belt as well.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Karpal Singh's Funeral Procession To Make Three 'Significant Stops'

GEORGE TOWN, April 18 -- The funeral procession of the late Karpal Singh on Sunday will make three 'significant stops' on its way from the Dewan Sri Pinang to the Batu Gantung crematorium, it was announced here today.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Tip-Off Network Keeps Business Owners One Step Ahead - Ahmad Zahid

Business owners, particularly with entertainment outlets, massage parlours and spas, have a vast network which keeps them one step ahead of the Ops Bersepadu Phase 3 operations, to avoid detention of their illegal immigrant employees, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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Lim Kit Siang

Kit Siang drapes comrade's casket with DAP flag

It was a sombre, moving scene at the home of Karpal Singh this afternoon as veteran DAP leader Lim Kit Siang draped the party flag over the casket of his "brother-in-arms" in honour of the former chairman's 44-year crusade for the opposition party.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Founder, President Of Gagasan Melayu Perak Dies

KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 -- Founder and president of Gagasan Melayu Perak, Datuk Seri Mohd Hilmi Ismail, who was also the Malay Consultative Council's Political and Governance Bureau chairman, passed away at 10.30am at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Hospital, here, Friday.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Karpal would have wanted to Die with Honour than to yield on bended knee - Guan Eng

As I sat in my home in Penang at 4am on the morning of April 17, 2014, waiting for my driver to come and pick me up to go to Ipoh Hospital, I felt numbed by the shocking news relayed to my wife Betty through my sister Hui Ying an hour earlier.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Malaysia's Top Ethnic-Indian Lawyer Dies in Car Accident

Malaysia's veteran ethnic-Indian lawyer and lawmaker Karpal Singh, who defended opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trial, was killed Thursday in a road accident.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Paloh assemblyman INJURED, wife KILLED in accident

Paloh assemblyman Datuk Nozula Mat Diah suffered serious injuries while his wife Datin Maziah Din died in an accident here yesterday evening.

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Lim Kit Siang

Death of a True Son of Malaysia

The Tiger of Jelutong has died in a road accident. It happened at 1.10am this morning near Kampar on the North-South Expressway.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Michael Cornelius A Faithful Servant Till Death

GEORGE TOWN, April 17 -- The name Michael Cornelius Selvam Vellu may not be as famous as the man he was serving - renowned lawyer Karpal Singh - but his sacrifice would remain in the annals of Malaysian history for his devotion to his master or boss.

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