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10 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Penampang Puteri Umno Wants Young Blood For 14th GE

KOTA KINABALU, Sept 1 -- Penampang division Puteri Umno has supported the motion to put up young people as candidates in the coming 14th general election .

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Zoning Plan For Earth: Optimizing Where Roads Should And Should Not Go

More than 15 million miles of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050, pushing back the frontiers of progress.

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Malaysian National News Agency

English Translation Of 'Amanat Merdeka' Text Of Speech Delivered By PM

2. Unlike in previous years, when the message was recorded and broadcast over the television, tonight I have chosen to speak live to hundreds of people present on the eve of independence, to express the spirit of patriotism and the burning desire of the nation's struggle, from eye to eye, from heart to heart, especially for all of you who are here ... (more)

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Asia News Network

Cross-border kidnappings unlikely to cease despite mastermind's death

Malaysian and Philippine intelligence agencies do not expect the death of kidnapping mastermind Apo Kahumbo to have much impact on cross-border kidnappings in the east coast of Sabah.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Express

No wrongdoing by Dept: Sam

Kota Kinabalu: The State Government through the Forestry Department has taken actions in accordance with the rule of law to address land issues in forest reserves in the interior, particularly Tenom.

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The Star Online

School students from Sarawak

THEY were not born when the country achieved independence 57 years ago - heck, for some, even their parents were not born yet but as Sunday Star discovers, Malaysia's youth have a strong Merdeka spirit.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Sipitang's Economic, Socio-Cultural Progress Through Gata

The International Bazaar and Top-spinning Festival has changed the landscape of the district here from being passive to active economic and socio-cultural progress.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Pos Malaysia Anticipates Increase In Demand Of Its Services Among Haj Pilgrims

From Hafizah Kamaruddin MADINAH, Aug 30 -- Pos Malaysia anticipates a five per cent increase in the demand for its parcel service among haj pilgrims compared to last year.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Today's Umno Struggles To Defend Nation's Independence, Sovereignty - Muhyiddin

Umno today struggles towards defending the country's independence and sovereignty, said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Then Treat Them Fairly: Calls for Sabah's secession will affect unity - Muhyiddin

Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said voices urging that effort be made to take out Sabah from Malaysia will adversely affect the spirit of cooperation, security and unity of the people.

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Daily Express

CM: 1,000 affordable homes for govt staff in Sabah

Kota Kinabalu: Some 1,000 1Malaysia Public Housing homes will be built soon to address the lack of homeownership among civil servants and those who work with government-linked firms and statutory bodies in Sabah.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Star Online

Churches in Sabah to hold special prayers for two weeks

KOTA KINABALU: Churches in Sabah will hold special prayers for about two weeks from tomorrow until Malaysia Day on Sept 16. "We are also praying for the Government and the nation's well-being, especially following the recent tragedies involving Flights MH370 and MH17."

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The Star Online

People in the peninsula can learn from their brothers, says DJ Dave

All for unity: DJ Dave calls on Malaysians to unite as one and to plant the "religion of love" in their hearts.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Theft Attempt Of SESB Cable Cause Of Power Disruption

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 29 -- Consumers here experienced a power outage when thieves tried to steal cables connecting the main intake substation at Kepayan to the main distribution substation in Star City, Friday from 11.16 am.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Star Online

I helped injured cop before he died'

KOTA KINABALU: A police sergeant told the High Court that he attended to a police officer who was injured in an ambush at the water village of Kampung Sri Jaya, Simunul in Semporna, last year before he died.

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Daily Express

Few takers for bil-$ deals

Kota Kinabalu: Contracts and investment opportunities worth billions of ringgit are readily available to Malaysian firms but there are only a few takers, according to the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation .

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysian, Thailand Customs Enhance Relations In MTJA

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 28 -- The Malaysian and Thai Royal Customs Departments will widen and strengthen existing bilateral cooperation in the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area .

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia In Strong Position To Become Global Halal Hub In 2020

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 28 -- Malaysia is in a strong position to become the global halal hub in 2020 with almost 4,500 companies having the halal certification in the country as of March this year.

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Daily Express

Another NGO formed to fight for bumis' rights

Kota Kinabalu: A newly-registered non-governmental organisation Pertubuhan Angkatan Gabungan Rakyat Asli Sabah has pledged to champion the basic rights of people in Sabah, particularly the bumiputeras.

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Daily Express

KK hit by flash floods; boy drowns

Kota Kinabalu: An 11-year-old Suluk boy drowned while swimming at the swollen Kalansanan River in Inanam during a heavy downpour which caused flash floods in many parts of the city and its surroundings, Wednesday.

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