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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Star Online

Housewife bound, gagged and raped by nephew in Kinabatangan

KOTA KINABALU: A housewife was in shock after she was bound, gagged, and raped by her teenage nephew in lower Kinabatangan area.

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South China Morning Post

Airline Hong Kong Express criticised after scrapping Kota Kinabalu flights

Hong Kong Express has come under fire over its handling of inquiries about its decision to scrap services to Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia.

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Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: The meaning of nationhood in M'sia

Three days from now, we will mark the 57th anniversary of independence in a year that will go down in history as one of the most painful for Malaysians.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Semporna PPM Seize 1,165 Litres Of Subsidised Petrol In Attempted Smuggling

The Marine Police Force here seized 1,165 litres of subsidised petrol that was to be smuggled to the Philippines in three separate operations, off the district's waters Tuesday.

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Suria

Philippines arrests suspect in deadly...

Philippine police said Wednesday they had arrested a Filipino Islamic militant suspected of taking part in at least one deadly kidnapping raid on a Malaysian diving resort island.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Malay kids in Chinese schools

Ironically, the empirical success of Chinese-medium schools in attracting non-Chinese kids , who now make up 13% of their student enrolment nationwide, is their discursive Achilles' heel - what mother tongue are we talking about here? Having more Malay kids, especially in Chinese-medium schools, is in fact a very interesting phenomenon that can ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

M'sia and US hold war games in Sabah

The Malaysian army and the US military have kick-started their first joint military exercise at Kampung Tanduo in Sabah to boost security at the exact location that was invaded by Filipino gunmen more than a year ago.

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The Star Online

Kahumbo identifies victims for kidnappers

KOTA KINABALU: Apo Kahumbo @ Mubin Halil is an intelligence gatherer for Abu Sayyaf, whose main duty is to identify possible targets for the gunmen to kidnap.

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Daily Express

Teacher seriously hurt in mishap

Kota Kinabalu: A 34-year-old teacher sustained serious injuries when the vehicle she was driving collided with a four-wheel-drive near Kg.

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Malaysian National News Agency

State Issues: BN Federal Leaders Urged To Consult State Government

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 26 -- Sabah Umno Liaison deputy chairman Datuk Seri Salleh Said has urged Barisan Nasional federal leaders to refrain from making statements on state issues without first consulting the state government.

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Malaysian National News Agency

MH17: Ng A Good Educator Who Imparted Beyond Textbook Knowledge

By Hasnah Jusid KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 -- The late Ng Shi Ing, a Universiti Malaysia Sabah lecturer who died in the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash, will always be remembered by many of her students as a good educator who imparted knowledge beyond the textbooks.

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Channelnewsasia.com

International visitors to Singapore down 2.8% on-year in first half of 2014: STB

Following the implementation of the new China Tourism Law in October last year, the number of Chinese visitors to Singapore fell 30 per cent on-year in the first half of the year, according to the Singapore Tourism Board.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Customs Dept Hopes To Register 5,000 Companies, Individuals In Sabah For Gst

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 26 - The Royal Malaysian Customs Department hopes to register 5,000 companies and individuals in Sabah for the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax from April 1, 2015.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Star Online

Bro Charles: 'We must teach the young how to love and respect one another.'

KOTA KINABALU: The right culture inculcated in schools will go a long way in preventing extremism from taking root among the young, says renowned educationist Datuk Brother Charles O'Leary.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Cop Saw Comrades' Bodies Some 10 Metres Away, Court Told

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 25 -- A Bukit Aman Special Branch officer told the High Court here Monday that he saw the bodies of three policemen when he took a peek out a window to check on the situation outside after a skirmish at Kampung Sri Jaya, Simunul, in Semporna last year.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Opposition Leader Anwar Denies Propositioning Anifah For DPM's Post

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 -- Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim denied ever propositioning Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman for the deputy prime minister 's post.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Kudat Wanita Umno Proposes Additional Vice-President Post For Women

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 25 -- The Kudat Wanita Umno delegates have moved a motion for an additional post of Umno vice-president and Umno divisional vice-chief to be allocated for the women's wing.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Less than piso: AirAsia Zest offers fares for only P0.25

In a statement, AirAsia Zest said it is offering seats for only P0.25 base fare for flights to and from Manila to domestic destinations of Kalibo , Puerto Princesa , Tagbilaran , Tacloban and Cebu, as well as Macau and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia to celebrate National Heroes' Day.

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