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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency

No Drastic Increase In Prices Of Essential Goods - Muhyiddin

Price control checks on essential goods carried out at 9,500 business premises throughout the country from January to March showed that there was no drastic increase in the price of such goods, instead there has been a drop in the price of certain products.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

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Scientists Present Alternative to Sarawaka s Mega-Dams

A new study by the University of Berkeley shows how Sarawak's future lies with small-scale, local energy solutions rather than with risky and expensive large-scale hydropower.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Bank Rakyat Sarawak Branch Chalks Up Net Profits Of RM169 Million Last Year

Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd branch in Sarawak chalked up a net pre-tax profit of RM169 million last year, said its Director Datuk Mangsor Saad.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Cases Of Homemade Guns In Sarawak Cause For Concern - Police

Police have seized more than 10 homemade shotguns and homemade airguns in the first four months of this year, mostly in rural and interior areas.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Security Shocker: Piracy off Pulau Ketam, Japan vessel robbed, 3 taken Hostage

In another security fallout that is likely to further rock Prime Minister Najib Razak's beleaguered administration, a Japanese vessel was robbed by armed pirates wielding pistols and machetes some 16 nautical miles off Pulau Ketam, a fishing village and weekend-tourist spot.

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The Ecologist

Large dams are uneconomic

A study of 245 large dams carried out at Oxford University shows that big hydropower is uneconomic.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Brunei delays introduction of tough Islamic law

Brunei has postponed its implementation of harsh Islamic punishments, due to begin Tuesday, that have earned condemnation from the United Nations and sparked rare criticism at home.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Shell Malaysia Continues To Build Local Capability

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 -- Shell Malaysia has completed its 2014 operations technicians training programme as well as a leadership course for supervisors as part of its ongoing talent and human resource development programme.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Only 2.3 Per Cent Of Calls Received By MERS 999 Genuine - Ahmad Shabery

KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 -- Only 2.3 per cent of the 83,000 calls on average received by the Malaysia Emergency Response Services 999 number each day are genuine, said Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Isma Creates Its Own Seditious History: British imported Indians,...

Accusing the country's previous British colonial masters of the conspiracy, the group pointed to a claimed 350-million strong "Malay people" purportedly rooted here to insist that peninsular Malaysia be identified as a Malay and Islamic state.

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Malaysian National News Agency

KPJ Healthcare Expects RM2.5 Billion Revenue This Year

KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 -- Healthcare service provider, KPJ Healthcare Bhd expects its revenue to hit RM2.5 billion this year as it continuously builds up its capacity.

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Malaysian National News Agency

High Performance Teamwork To Make Sarawak Civil Service World Class

Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said the Sarawak government will incorporate high performance teamwork in its vision to transform the Sarawak Civil Service into world class.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Star Online

Taking up engineering turns out to be a blessing for 23-year-old

PETALING JAYA: Amy Sahida Soetarman had always wanted to be a teacher, but when she was offered a degree in engineering, she decided to take up the challenge.

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The Star Online

Continue to uphold and preserve our racial unity, Adenan reminds people

"For instance, no one should tell the Chinese to go back to China or the Indians to go back to India," Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Sultan of Brunei to make State Visit from 21 to 23 April

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei will make a State Visit to Singapore from 21 to 23 April 2014, during which both countries are expected to reaffirm their warm and longstanding bilateral ties.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Online

a Dona t play the foola and other quotes by Karpal Singh

" Jangan main-main " a catchphrase of sorts for the statesman, Karpal Singh said this on many occasions to the Registrar of Societies when his beloved party was faced with the threat of deregistration, after being sent live bullets by thugs.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Paranoid BN deports Tian Chua from Sabah

PKR's Chua Tian Chang was deported from the Kota Kinabalu airport in Sabah today, less than a month after the opposition lawmaker was denied entry into Sarawak.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Journalist Compiles Unique Side Of Sarawak's Ethnic Minority

Fancy wearing massive brass earrings weighing more than a hundred grammes, about as heavy as an IPhone, for the rest of your life to get longer earlobes? This piece of accessory today can however cost more than an IPhone at a hefty RM3,000.

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The Independent

Travel agenda: From Scotland's new John Muir Way to Ibiza's pop-up cinema

Tim and Kit Kemp's new Ham Yard Hotel in Soho is taking reservations from 1 June.

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Malaysian National News Agency

SCB Offers RM10,000 For Next Sarawak Convention Ambassador

The Sarawak Convention Bureau is offering a grant of up to RM10,000 to Sarawakians keen on promoting the state at international conventions worldwide.

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