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Sarawak, Malaysia

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

12 hrs ago | The Nation

Who are real insurgent leaders, Prayuth asks

In his weekly TV address last night, junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha said the authorities had to be better prepared and needed to work on finding out who the actual leaders of the insurgents are.

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17 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

MAS Needs To Focus On International Routes Under Business Revamp Plan -- Abang Johari

Malaysia Airlines has been advised to focus on international routes if it plans to undertake a business restructuring exercise.

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21 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Abdul Taib Orders For Immediate Cloud Seeding In Drought-affected Areas

Sarawak Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud has ordered for immediate cloud seeding operations to be carried out in several areas in the state that are facing water supply shortage due to the drought.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Lim Kit Siang

Straw poll gives peek into restive feeling in Sabah, Sarawak

A straw poll has confirmed a trend that Sabah and Sarawak folk are becoming more restive, with many urban Sarawakians even talking openly about leaving the federation.

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The Star Online

Klang Valley men tempted by Vietnamese - cheese massage'

The service reportedly involves cheese being spread on customers' bodies by the masseuse who then proceeds to massage the clients.

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Lim Kit Siang

The politics and business of bank mergers

Malaysians were informed on July 10, 2014 that a major bank consolidation was in the pipeline, involving CIMB Group Holdings, RHB Capital and Malaysian Building Society.

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The Star Online

Savouring authentic Bidayuh lifestyle

KUCHING: It was a memorable experience for a group of eleven Australian students who put up at Danu Villagestay in Padawan recently.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Remains Of Tambi, Ariza And Children To Be Buried In Sarawak - Rohani

The next-of-kin of Tambi Jiee, 49, and Ariza Ghazalee, 46, the married couple who were killed, together with their four children, in the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash in Ukraine, have decided that the six family members be buried at the Semariang Muslim Cemetery near here.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Air Quality Nationwide Sees Improvement

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 -- Air quality in the country saw an improvement today, with no area having the Air Pollutant Index at the unhealthy level as at 8 am compared to two yesterday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Sinister Twist: Murum Dam manager was probed by Macc before his Sudden Death

Sarawak Report has learnt that Sarawak Energy's Technical Manager for the Muram Dam hydro-electric project, Frankie Chin, was questioned by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission shortly before his sudden death last month.

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Bangkok Post

BRN plots new terror campaign

Security agencies are on full alert following a report that nine members of a southern separatist group met in Malaysia recently to plan a series of attacks in the deep South.

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Malaysia Sun

Residents close call with forest fire

SIBU: People staying near the Bukit Lima Forest Park here are unlikely to forget July 26 in a hurry when a forest fire came close to their homes.

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Anna.aero

Royal Brunei Airlines returns to Bali

Royal Brunei Airlines launched its first 'new' route in four years on 26 July, with the resumption of flights to Bali.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Sarawak PWD Mobilises Lorries To Deliver Water

The Sarawak Public Works Department has mobilised its lorries to deliver water to areas that are experiencing water shortage due to the dry season.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Hot, Dry Weather To Last Until September - Palanivel

The hot and dry weather, which hit the country since May following the south-west monsoon, is expected to last until September, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister, Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.

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South China Morning Post

Macau gambling kingpin facing charges in the US was an envoy for San Marino

Paul Phua, who faces charges in the US, never completed procedures to become ambassador to Montenegro; had status revoked after arrest Asian gambling kingpin and alleged triad member Paul Phua Wei-seng was San Marino's ambassador to Montenegro for more than three years until the tiny city state revoked his diplomatic status shortly after his arrest ... (more)

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Malaysian National News Agency

Sarawak Cabinet To Discuss Aid For Flight MH17 Tragedy Victims' Families

Sarawak is to discuss at a state cabinet meeting the form of aid to be given to the families of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy.

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Marine News

Globecomm to Provide VSAT for PBJV Barge

Purpose-built accommodation and pipe-lay barge on charter to Petronas equipped with VSAT and L-Band services.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Nine Locations Record Unhealthy API In The Evening

KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 -- Nine locations in the country recorded unhealthy air quality this evening with Sibu, Sarawak the worst affected area with an Air Pollutant Index of 145.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia's Over 11,000 Radio Ham Operators Can Offer Help In Emergencies

By Kamarul Irwan Alias MELAKA, July 29 -- Malaysia currently has 11,626 amateur radio ham operators who can offer help in emergencies or natural disasters.

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