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19 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Does Putrajaya Care? Time bomb ticking in Sabah - Jeffrey

The presence of hundreds of thousands of foreigners, if not more, with blue identity cards and MyKad, who are now employed in all levels of government, and in law enforcement agencies as well, has been described as a "dangerous, ticking time bomb".

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Express

Healthy new born dumped at dumpsite

Tawau: The body of a newborn was found inside a box by a garbage collector at the Bukit Gemuk dumpsite off Jalan Bombalai, here, Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, Collecting, Life, Hobbies

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Asia News Network

Malaysia in process of tracking five militants

Malaysia has asked the Philippines to help track five militants linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and Abu Sayyaf.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Daily Express

Yap clarifies posting of Chinese teachers

Kota Kinabalu: There is widespread misunderstanding over Chinese Language teachers' postings to fully residential schools and vocational colleges that needs to be clarified for public knowledge, said Deputy Education Minister I, Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Traffic At Two Indonesian Polling Centres In KL Under Control

KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 -- The traffic situation at two early voting centres for the 11th Indonesian Presidential General Election , namely the Indonesian Embassy, Jalan Tun Razak, and the Indonesian School at Lorong Tun Ismail, here were under control and the number of voters was expected to rise at noon today.

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The Star Online

Glutton On The Go

My eating adventure across the "neck" of Sabah involves an epic land journey from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Stern Action Awaits MMEA Staff, Officers Who Sell National Information - DG

Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency staff and officers will face stern action, including termination of service, if they were found involved in selling national information to outsiders.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Um lecturer recruited Malaysia's first Suicide Bomber - police

He has been identified as the person who recruited the first Malaysian suicide bomber Ahmad Tarmimi Maliki who blew up 25 elite Iraqi soldiers at the Iraqi SWAT headquarters in al-Anbar on May 26. He is also planning a series of kidnappings of Malaysian students who left his militant cell.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Daily Express

SUCCC, USCCA praise Musa's leadership

Kota Kinabalu: The Sabah United Chambers of Commerce and United Sabah Chinese Community Association praised the leadership of Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman for continuing to prioritise the people's interest, including Malaysian Chinese in Sabah.

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Daily Express

BN party's bid to discredit Minister

Kota Kinabalu: There has never been a moment of anxiety about the possibility of having to give up her ministerial portfolio in view of the much-bandied about Cabinet reshuffle.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Fire Destroys 100 Squatter Houses, 50 Shophouses In Sabah's Kunak

A fire destroyed about 100 squatter houses and 50 shophouses early today in Jalan Masjid Raya, Kampung Pangkalan, Kunak, near here, according to the Kunak Fire and Rescue Service.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Cabinet change unlikely to affect MH370 search, says Hishammuddin

Prime Minister Najib Razak named MCA president Liow Tiong Lai as the new transport minister, in an announcement made on Wednesday.

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Daily Express

MMEA seizes overloaded ferry

Tawau: An overloaded passenger ferry heading to Nunukan, Indonesia was held by a Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency patrol team who were making routine checks at the Tawau Port Jetty here, Tuesday.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Rela Members Need To Help Preserve Peace In ESSZone - Tawfiq

Members of the People's Volunteer Corps need to help the Eastern Sabah Security Command preserve security and peace in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone , said state Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Tawfiq Abu Bakar Titingan.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Marine Police Arrest Skipper, Seize Boat With Smuggled Clove Cigarettes In Tawau

KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 -- The marine police have arrested a skipper and seized a boat containing tens of cartons of smuggled fake 'kretek' cigarettes along the Tanjung Batu dockyard in Tawau, Sabah.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

NKF To Set Up Dialysis Centre In Tawau At Year-End

KOTA KINABALU, June 15 -- The National Kidney Foundation Malaysia will set up a dialysis centre in Tawau by the end of this year and plans to build another in Menggatal next year.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Discard Feelings Of Inadequacy, Disabled People Told

People with disabilities should not feel marginalized, instead they should be confident to mix around as they are an integral part of the society, said Sabah Community Development and Consumer Affairs Minister Jainab Ahmad Ayid.

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