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

1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

or Will Goodies from 'Devil' BN Triumph Again? Will 'Allah' swing ...

For all the hysteria surrounding the word "Allah" and whether non-Muslims can use it, the conflict almost never affects the people who use it the most.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Malaysian air at 'unhealthy' levels as haze returns

Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur reached "unhealthy" level on Tuesday as haze, mostly from forest fires in Indonesia, obscured skies.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Weatherman Warns Of Strong Winds, Rough Seas

KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 -- The strong winds and rough seas in the waters off Phuket, Reef North, Layang-layang and Palawan are expected to prevail until Thursday, according to the Meteorological Department.

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Food Industry

UK think tank denies Malaysian palm oil conflict of interest accusations

Malaysian media accuses UK economic policy think tank of a conflict of interest given contact with the Malaysian Palm Oil Council and the country's government.

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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Bringing peace to south Thailand: mission impossible?

The car bomb that ripped through a busy street in Yala's Betong district last week killing two people and wounding 42 surprised security officials.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Air Quality Unhealthy In Tanjung Malim, Sibu, Kuala Selangor And Port Klang As At 7 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 -- The quality of air was at an unhealthy level in Tanjung Malim, Perak; Sibu, Sarawak; and Kuala Selangor and Port Klang in Selangor as at 7 am today, with the Air Pollutant Index exceeding 100.

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