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

3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Two killed by car bomb blamed on separatists in southern Thailand

A car bomb killed at least two people and injured 36 outside a hotel in southern Thailand on Friday, police said, the latest deadly attack in an area plagued by separatist violence for the past decade.

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3 hrs ago | Suria

Car bomb kills three, wounds 36 in Thai...

A car bomb exploded on Friday outside a hotel in insurgency-wracked southern Thailand, killing three people and wounding 36 others, police said.

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4 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Good Air Quality Nationwide As At Noon

KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 -- Air quality in the country is generally good with no area recording unhealthy Air Pollutant Index readings as at 1pm Friday.

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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

GSC To Continue Expansion Plans

Golden Screen Cinemas Sdn Bhd , Malaysia's leading film exhibitor and distributor, will continue its expansion plan with the setting up of four new cinemas by year-end, says GSC Chief Executive Officer Koh Mei Lee.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

REAL federalism in M'sia - Anwar tells Sabahans, S'wakians how it should be like

In a leading text on Sarawak history, Steven Runciman, the English expert on Byzantine studies and a contemporary of George Orwell, tells us that in return for successfully waging war on piracy and insurgency among the indigenous peoples, the Sultan of Brunei, the late Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin II, ceded a massive tract of land in the southwest ... (more)

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Malaysian National News Agency

Brunei's Sultan Congratulates Indonesian President-Elect

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, July 24 -- Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah has congratulated Joko Widodo following his victory in Indonesia's presidential election, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

83 Senior Police Officers Involved In Promotion

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 -- The Royal Malaysian Police Commission has announced the promotion of 83 senior police officers effective immediately, said a Bukit Aman in a statement today.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Unity NGO Negara-Ku to spread wings to Sabah, Swak: Simon Sipaun joins board

Undeterred by the strong opposition from Malay and Muslim groups in the peninsula, newly-formed civil society movement Negara-Ku is spreading its wings to East Malaysia.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Two Areas Almost Hit Unhealthy Api Readings This Afternoon

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 -- Two areas recorded almost unhealthy Air Pollutant Index readings as at 1pm Thursday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

20th ASEAN-EU ministerial meeting comes to an end

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Ms Grace Fu met with various MEPs, as well as the Foreign Ministers of Latvia and Greece at the sidelines of the 20th AEMM.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Sibu Youth Council To Hold Mh17 Memorial Night This Saturday

The Sibu Youth Council will hold a public memorial night for the crashed MAS airlines flight MH17 this Saturday at the Sibu town square.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Anwar: Pakatan to propose 7-point plan for Sabah, S'wak

A seven-point proposal for Sabah and Sarawak, to be adopted when Pakatan Rakyat forms the federal government in Putrajaya, has been proposed by parliamentary opposition leader and PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim.

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Malaysian National News Agency

PETRONAS Announces First Oil Production From Bentara Field

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- PETRONAS is pleased to announce that Bentara field in the Balai Cluster Risk Service Contract area located offshore Sarawak, has achieved its first oil production on 25 May 2014.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sun-Star

International winning streaks in Mutya history

BACK win for the Philippines! Miss Tourism International 2012 Rizzini Alexis Gomez, crowned her successor and fellow Cebuana Angeli Dione Gomez as Miss Tourism International 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last year.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia Must Adopt Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) To Become Maritime Nation By 2020

It is vital for Malaysia to adopt the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 in meeting its aspiration to become a maritime nation by 2020.

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Malaysian National News Agency

6 Federal Ministers, Deputy Ministers Awarded Sarawak PBE

Six federal ministers and three deputy ministers received the Pingat Bakti Jubli Emas in conjunction with the commemoration of Sarawak's 51st independence, presented by Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem here today.

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Daily Express

Youths stage flash mob

Kota Kinabalu: Some 30 youths, including university students, staged a flash mob calling for a ceasefire after hundreds of Palestinian casualties were reported since the attack on Gaza began on July 8. The two-hour "Flashmob 4 Gaza" was jointly organised by Gabungan Mahasiswa Islam Sabah led by its Vice Chairman Khairul Azlee Mohd Yunus, Gamis ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Palestinians Need More Than Just Humanitarian Assistance - Gazan Imam

The Palestinians have long realised that they can never depend on any other nation or anyone else to fight for their sovereignty, their dignity, or their land, but to defend it with their own lives, said a young imam from Gaza.

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Manufacturing investments to beat target [Business Times (Malaysia)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) KUALALUMPUR: Investments in Malaysia's manufacturing sector will likely surpass the RM55 billion target this year, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Court Orders CDs Containing Word 'Allah' Returned To Christian Woman

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 -- A Christian woman from Sarawak on Monday got back her eight compact discs on Christianity which contain the word "Allah" that were confiscated by the Home Ministry six years ago.

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