Alor Setar, Malaysia Newswire

Alor Setar, Malaysia Newswire

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  1. Good and bad news for first wives of polygamous MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ALOR SETAR: The state will inform first wives if their Muslim husbands marry again out of the country, but their consent or approval will not be needed for those marriages to be legalised. This is part of the state's legalisation programme for Kedah Muslim men who tied the knot in Thailand or other countries and did not register their union on returning.

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  2. Much to do: SK Darau Menggatal pupils cleaning up a classroom in their school in Kota Kinabalu.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Star Online

    Housewife Jamani Yusof, 52, said when water started to rise slowly at about 4.30am, her family quickly moved the furniture to a higher level. "Fortunately, we had erected a barrier at the entrance to our house to hold back the water," she said, adding that gave them time to move the essentials.

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  3. Last session: Five of the Thai women believed to be involved in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Star Online

    Last session: Five of the Thai women believed to be involved in the flesh trade caught at a spa centre. ALOR SETAR: Eight Thai women said to be involved in vice activities were among 21 foreigners nabbed in an operation by the Kedah Immigration Department.

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  4. DAP leaders, supporters in show of solidarity for PheeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Star Online

    GEORGE TOWN: DAP leaders and supporters marched to the George Town Court in a show of solidarity for state executive councillor Phee Boon Poh , who is facing a graft probe. Phee was remanded after being arrested last Friday by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission over its investigations into an illegal factory in Kampung Sungai Lembu, Bukit Mertajam.

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  5. MACC to interview Lim and NorlelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Star Online

    GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and Penanti assemblyman Dr Norlela Ariffin are ex pected to be called up by the Ma laysian Anti-Corruption Com mis sion to give statements over the illegal factory in Kampung Sungai Lembu, Bukit Mertajam. MACC deputy chief commissioner Datuk Azam Baki con firmed that both would have their statements recorded at a suitable time.

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  6. The smartly-dressed - Dr Who?' of Alor Setar hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Star Online

    ALOR SETAR: For the past one year, he has been making his rounds at Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital here, his doctor's smock neat and clean and stethoscope around his neck. Smartly dressed, and wearing a tie as well, the 30-something "Dr Ridzuan" has been seen on some occasions scolding the cleaners for not carrying out their task properly.

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  7. Lawyers of Phee, two suspects fail to challenge remand in KedahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Star Online

    ALOR SETAR: The High Court has rejected the applications of Penang exco member Phee Boon Poh and two suspects to be released from a five-day remand order over investigations into an illegal factory in Bukit Mertajam. Judge Datuk Hashim Hamzah told the lawyers Sunday that application should be filed in Penang instead as it is the suitable "forum" for the matter.

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  8. Phee's lawyers to fight remand order in Kedah courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | The Star Online

    ALOR SETAR: Lawyers for Penang exco member Phee Boon Poh have arrived at the High Court here to file submissions against his remand order over an investigation into an illegal factory in Bukit Mertajam. Phee, the factory's 70-year-old manager Gan Buck Hee and his 37-year-old director son Edmund Gan Eu Leong, were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission on Saturday.

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  9. Phee and two others remanded for five daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | The Star Online

    GEORGE TOWN: The moment state executive councillor Phee Boon Poh arrived at the courthouse for remand proceedings, his wife and heavily pregnant daughter burst into tears. Phee, clad in the orange MalayA sian Anti-Corruption Commission remand garb, went over and gave his wife a hug and kiss before being escorted to the remand room at about 10am yesterday.

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  10. Racing Circuit Complex Proof Of Government's Commitment To Fulfill PledgesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Rosnani Saad SUNGAI PETANI, Aug 12 -- Construction of the Kedah motor racing circuit complex in Bandar Amanjaya near here, scheduled to begin in mid-September, clearly shows the state government's commitment in keeping its pledges, which are not merely rhetoric. Kuala Muda District Youth Council chairman Sharil Hassan said he was excited about the construction of the circuit as it would be built in Kuala Muda district.

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  11. Major haul: Comm Asri (centre) and his team showing the medals and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Star Online

    Major haul: Comm Asri and his team showing the medals and other items that were seized during the ceremony in Alor Setar. ALOR SETAR: About 200 guests, including several VIPs and retired civil servants from various states, attended a four-hour investiture ceremony at a hotel here which saw 95 people being awarded various medals and titles.

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  12. Underwear cop caught in women's toilet could be suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Star Online

    ALOR SETAR: The 32-year-old inspector who was found clad only in his underpants inside a women's toilet at a mall here on Monday could be suspended from the police force. State police chief Commissioner Datuk Asri Yusoff said the inspector, who is from Sarawak, has six recorded cases of bad work ethics, including falsifying his medical certificate, taking drugs and failing to report for duty for 90 days.

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  13. Datuk' detained over royalty medal scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Star Online

    ALOR SETAR: Police detained a man with the title of "Datuk" at a hotel here on Wednesday over his alleged involvement in a medal scam using the name of a member of the royalty. Kedah police chief Datuk Asri Yusoff said the suspect, in his 50s, was picked up at the medal presentation ceremony at 1.30pm following a public tip-off on the function, which was organised by a volunteer association in Perak.

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  14. Is Raus prepared to allow his peers in Federal Court to pronounce on...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Lim Kit Siang

    Is Raus prepared to allow his peers in Federal Court to pronounce on the constitutionality of his re-appointment as Chief Justice? The self-serving justification by Tan Sri Md Raus Sharif on his controversial re-appointment as Chief Justice through the unconstitutional backdoor of being appointed as "additional judge" under Article 122 of the Constitutiion must have nagged many Malaysians in the last few days, as it does not seem to be right and proper. He said there is always a first time for everything, and that when something happens for the first time, there is bound to be many differences in opinions.

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  15. The smartly-dressed - Dr Who?' of Alor Setar hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The Star Online

    ALOR SETAR: For the past one year, he has been making his rounds at Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital here, his doctor's smock neat and clean and stethoscope around his neck. Smartly dressed, and wearing a tie as well, the 30-something "Dr Ridzuan" has been seen on some occasions scolding the cleaners for not carrying out their task properly.

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  16. Inspector caught with his pants downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The Star Online

    ALOR SETAR: There was a disturbance at a shopping mall here and a police team was quickly despatched to the premises - they found a police inspector clad in only his underpants inside a women's toilet. A video of an angry woman reprimanding the man over his presence inside the toilet has since gone viral.

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  17. Male cop caught in women's washroom, clad only in his underwearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Star Online

    Upon arriving at the mall, police detained the man, who was semi-nude inside the washroom on the fourth floor. ALOR SETAR: The headline says it all a 32-year-old police inspector was arrested, clad only in his underwear, inside the women's washroom at a shopping mall here on Monday.

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  18. Ahmad Zahid: Stop the backstabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | The Star Online

    ALOR SETAR: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has called on all Barisan Nasional component parties to stop the backstabbing and instead work together. The Deputy Prime Minister added that respect must be shown by all leaders, from top to bottom, and that there should be cooperation between all component parties.

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  19. Ahmad Bashah Calls For No Contest For Top Two UMNO PostsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 5 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Kedah UMNO Liaison Committee chairman Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah today proposed that there should be no contest for the posts of president and deputy president in UMNO's elections. Ahmad Bashah ,who is also Kedah Menteri Besar, proposed that UMNO vice president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who is carrying out the duties of UMNO deputy president, take up the post as Ahmad Zahid and UMNO president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had forged a compatible team.

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  20. DPM Tells Component Parties To Prove Their WorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Barisan Nasional component parties have been told to work hard to gain the support of the people so as to prove their eligibility to continue heading their constituencies especially in seats they lost in the last general election. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said through the concept of power sharing practised by UMNO all this while, the party had made many sacrifices to give opportunities to candidates from component parties to contest in areas even though the majority were Malay voters.

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