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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

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4 hrs ago | International Business Times

MH370 Search: Malaysia Forms Independent Team; Australia to Continue Search No Matter the Cost

A woman places a lighted candle on a poster with messages expressing hope for passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 during a candlelight vigil in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur on 16 March, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Battersea's 2nd phase to cost more than twice of phase 1

The second phase of the Malaysian-owned Battersea Power Station redevelopment project is being priced at a record level in the Nine Elms area of London, making it a new prime area to watch.

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4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: a new approach to discipline

Nearly a month ago, on March 28, a Malaysian couple was convicted in Sweden of charges related to child abuse.

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5 hrs ago | Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Cops suspect ship captain, chiefs in high-sea diesel theft

The three crew members of the hijacked tanker en route to Myanmar from Singapore are missing, as well as their passports and personal belongings An oil tanker's captain, chief officer and chief engineer may have been in cahoots with pirates who pulled off a daring theft on board the vessel Naniwa Maru 1 which was en route to Myanmar from Singapore ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | The Star Online

Squash star Beng Hee gives back to the game

Aspiring squash players will have the opportunity to hone their skills when they attend the "Squash Clinic with Ong Beng Hee" organised by the Squash Racquet Association Selangor this Saturday.

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12 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

not True PKR under family control - Azizah refutes critics

PKR president Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who retained the party's top position after her husband Anwar Ibrahim pulled out of the contest, said today there is no form of family control over the party.

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16 hrs ago | The Star Online

At the a mercya of drivers

PETALING JAYA: Express bus operators say they are being held to ransom by their own drivers, who are allegedly exploiting a driver shortage in the industry to escape punishment for dangerous driving.

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20 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

In this map provided on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Yesterday | The Star Online

Whata s the best Malaysian experience for Obama?

PETALING JAYA: If you could have a hand in the travel itinerary of United States President Barack Obama, what truly Malaysian experience would you want him to experience and enjoy? The 53-year-old President is said to be game to try something new to endear him to Malaysia, besides, of course, speaking in Bahasa Malaysia .

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Japanese oil tanker robbed in Straits of Malacca

Armed pirates raided a Japanese oil tanker carrying five million litres of diesel and abducted three crew members in the Straits of Malacca early Tuesday morning.

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Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Wanted in M'sia: a rational water plan

The present method of dealing with the ongoing water crisis is literally in drips and drabs.

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The Star Online

Little change in Sungai Selangor dam water level despite rain

PETALING JAYA: Yes, it has been raining. But no, it has not helped raise the water level at the Sungai Selangor dam the largest in the state and the main supplier in the Klang Valley.

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The Star Online

College staff turn to loan sharks after salaries unpaid for four months

PETALING JAYA: Employees of medical school Allianze University College Medical Sciences are in dire financial straits as their salaries have allegedly not been paid in four months, with some turning to loan sharks in desperation.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Anwar Withdraws From PKR Presidency Race

PETALING JAYA, April 22 -- Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has withdrawn from the Parti Keadilan Rakyat presidential race, leaving its incumbent and his wife Datin Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to retain the post uncontested.

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The Star Online

SPAD to suspend 27 KTB bus permits

PETALING JAYA: Twenty-seven Konsortium Transnasional Bhd bus permits for the Kuala Lumpur-Kota Baru route will be suspended from April 23, following the Bentong crash that claimed three lives on April 12. The Land Public Transport Commission said an audit on KTB found that the company did not monitor its bus fleet's speed limits, and that the ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: M'sia's land dev't authority shows exemplary track record

The Malaysian Federal Land Development Authority's origin and roots can be traced back to Malaysia's pre-independence days when it was set up under the Land Development Ordinance 1956 to primarily develop lands and conduct resettlement.

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The Star Online

DAP reaffirms Pakatan's stand on hudud

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Rakyat's stand against hudud remains, as the DAP does not support its implementation, party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said on Monday.

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The Star Online

EC to meet over Bukit Gelugor seat

PETALING JAYA: The Election Com mission will meet on Thursday to discuss the Bukit Gelugor parliamentary seat following the death of its MP Karpal Singh.

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The Star Online

Keeping their fingers crossed Consumers waiting for decision on water rationing exercise

PETALING JAYA: Consumers are keeping their fingers crossed as the Selangor government mulls over whether to extend the ongoing water rationing beyond April 30. Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd says it has yet to receive any instruction from the state government.

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The Star Online

Heavy downpour causes massive traffic jams in city

PETALING JAYA: Heavy rain on Monday evening, coupled with after work traffic resulted in massive traffic jams along most roads in the Klang Valley.

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