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

46 min ago | The Star Online

Industries fear steep prices for alternative water supply

PETALING JAYA: Industries in Selangor are worried about being at the mercy of profiteering parties selling them treated water at exorbitant rates, if they are subjected to water rationing.

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4 hrs ago | The Star Online

Policyholders to pay more for coverage

PETALING JAYA: Faced with higher claims from rising medical costs, many insurance companies have increased their charges and premiums by up to 20%.

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7 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Abu Kassim Calls On Chinese To Join MACC

PETALING JAYA, April 19 -- The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission is calling on more members of the Chinese community to join the commission as officers in efforts to combat corruption.

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12 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Engineers Should Be Mindful Of Environmental Concerns - Palanivel

PETALING JAYA, April 19 -- Engineers should put environmental concerns at the centre of their work and address the issue of climate change, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.

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16 hrs ago | The Star Online

Back to the future: Celebrating Record Store Day in Malaysia

New independent record stores opening up in Klang Valley suburbs. A new breed of vinyl-loving fans getting hooked on record-hunting.

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20 hrs ago | The Star Online

Dr Mahathir: Kassim Ahmad's arrest wrongly portrays Islam as 'hard and unmerciful'

PETALING JAYA: The arrest of social activist Kassim Ahmad for allegedly insulting Islam portrays the religion as "hard and unmerciful", former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wrote in his blog chedet.cc Friday.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: He never feared defeat, Penang chief minister says of Karpal Singh

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng relates how the news of Karpal Singh's death dealt a blow to him.

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Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Commentary: Making selfies easier with Tongsis

I know it's been building up for awhile, but it seems that selfies are now a "thing" especially since Ellen DeGeneres' epic selfie at the Academy Awards this year.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Bernama Journalist Bags A. Samad Ismail Young Journalist Award

PETALING JAYA, April 18 -- The Malaysian National News Agency journalist Sakini Mohd Said bagged the A. Samad Ismail Young Journalist Award at Malaysian Press Institute -Petronas Malaysian Journalism Award 2013 Friday night.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Check On MQA Accreditation Before Enrolling For Courses At IPTs

By Hasnah Jusid PETALING JAYA, April 18 -- Students intending to pursue higher studies at local institutions of higher learning should enrol for diploma and degree courses accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency .

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Malaysia Chronicle

The PLIGHT of non-Muslims in Malaysia, even in DEATH

The Malay Mail Online report ran a sad, hurting report recently, titled "Even in death, no escape from rising prices", and the lines read: 'Land scarcity in the Klang Valley is forcing non-Muslims to bury as many as three of their dead in a single grave at public cemeteries.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

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For those who have been waiting for the 2014 Range Rover Evoque , the good news is that it's finally here and Sime Darby Auto Connexion is hosting an exclusive preview of the 2014 model this weekend.

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Related Topix: Land Rover, Convertible, SUV, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, Malaysia

The Star Online

Going to jail with Karpal and learning court language

PETALING JAYA: Being a Penangite, Star Publications Bhd group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai had been curious about the penal colony of Pulau Jerejak as a young reporter and had asked Karpal Singh to take him there.

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The Star Online

Joint committee will look into conversion and custody issues

PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet has agreed to form a joint committee to look into issues pertaining to conflicts between the civil and Syariah courts in conversion and custody cases.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Yeoh New CEO Of Malaysian Global Innovation And Creativity Centre

Ministry of Finance Secretary-General, Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, today introduced Cheryl Yeoh as the new chief executive officer the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre .

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The Star Online

Police: Karpal died on the spot from impact of crash

PETALING JAYA: The car in which DAP veteran Karpal Singh, 74, was travelling in collided into the side of a five-tonne lorry on the North South Expressway, police confirmed.

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The Star Online

Karpal Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: Condolences poured in from the legal community, with former colleagues and adversaries sharing their memories and thoughts about legal eagle Karpal Singh, who passed away in a car accident early Thursday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Mas share price cheapest in 12 years

The share price of Malaysia Airlines has reached the bottom and currently trades at its cheapest valuation for the past 12 years, making it attractive for privatisation.

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The Star Online

PKR may haul up Azmin and Saifuddin

PETALING JAYA: PKR deputy president candidates Azmin Ali and Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail will be hauled up by the party election committee over their recent media interviews, which allegedly contained criticisms against their rivals.

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The Star Online

Karpal Singh dies in car accident

PETALING JAYA: DAP leader Karpal Singh died after the vehicle he was travelling in was involved in a crash near Gopeng, Perak on the North-South highway at 1.30am.

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