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  1. Teachers 'from the peninsula' tried to convert me to Islam - Sarawak teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

    A 13-year-old schoolgirl in Miri, Sarawak has demanded that the authorities of her school order two of its religious teachers to keep their distance from her after accusing them of attempting to covertly convert her to Islam. The accusation by Sabrina Ngumbang, an Iban and a Form One student at SMK Lutong, went viral on social media after she lodged a police report last Wednesday to force her school, located about 11km from Miri, to take the action against the teachers. 2 comments

  2. Casanovas cheat three elderly women of over RM200,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Star Online

    The 80-year-old grandmother got to know a man who claimed to be from England two years ago. Her grandson Frankie, 32, said the man, known as "Smith," was a sweet talker.


  3. Miri cops looking for road bully who hit French womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Star Online

    MIRI: Police are looking for a woman, believed to be a road bully, for allegedly spitting and causing hurt to a French woman in an incident at Jalan Krokop 10 on Sunday. Miri police chief ACP Gan Tian Kee said the victim, aged 44, had lodged a police report on the incident.


  4. Adenan vows to tackle immigrant woes in SarawakRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Star Online

    KUCHING: Having started a campaign against illegal logging, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem says he will tackle the illegal immigrant problem now. "We don't want Sarawak to be like Sabah.


  5. Why police presence at EC public hearing, asks DAPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Lim Kit Siang

    Sarawak DAP has accused the Election Commission of breaking its rigid "closed door" rule in the public objections to its proposed redrawing of the electoral boundary in Miri with the presence of four police personnel, believed to be from the Special Branch Unit. DAP Senadin branch chairperson, Eunice Lim questioned why the cops were allowed to take part but barred the public and media from the series of hearings in Kuching and other major towns in the state.


  6. Including the Diamond & Gold Bracelets? Gifts from Najib's daughter's wedding to go to charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Malaysia Chronicle

    VIPs at the wedding of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak's daughter are encouraged to pledge donations to charitable organisations instead of bringing gifts for the newlyweds. The daughter Nooryana Najwa Najib, 26, and her groom Daniyar Kessikbayev, 27, is asking guests who wish to do so to write a cheque for one of the charities named in a list.


  7. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The submarine cable project, which was awarded to TM by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission via a public-private-partnership agreement in 2014, aims 'to improve the quality of the internet connection in East Malaysia'. The new 3,500km cable system, designed to have an initial capacity of 4Tbps, will land in Mersing, Kuching, Bintulu, Miri, Kota Kinabalu and Cherating; the cable is scheduled to be ready for service by 2017.


  8. Sarawak redelineation exercise seriously stymiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Malaysia News

    The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections condemns the Election Commission for serious flaws in both the proposal and procedure in the constituency redelineation exercise for Sarawak hastily started. The EC must immediately rectify its errors in displaying incomplete maps and gross malapportionment.


  9. AirAsia Group carried 45.6m passengers in FY14Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Asia News Network

    AirAsia Bhd group carried 45.6 million passengers in the financial year ended Dec 31, 2014, which was an increase of 7 per cent from a year ago, with the Malaysian operations accounting for about 48 per cent of the total. The low-cost carrier said on Tuesday this was in line with the growth in capacity which stood at 8 per cent, allowing the group to close the year with load factor of 78 per cent.


  10. is that True Zahid? Gambling kingpin Paul Phua 'offered millions of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Paul Phua Wei Seng, who is being charged for running an illegal gambling syndicate in famed Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, was a very "timid fellow" and had no links to the notorious 14K triad when he was busted 10 years ago in Malaysia, police sources revealed. However he is known even then, according to the police sources, to offer millions of dollars to wiggle out of tight spots.


  11. Sinking Ship Zahid: News portal stands by reports over gambling kingpin PhuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Accused of pitting the police force against Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, online news portal Malaysiakini said it is ready to give full cooperation to police investigations over its reporting on Zahid's letter to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation on gambling kingpin Paul Phua Wei Seng. Its chief editor, Fathi Aris Omar, said the portal has yet to receive any calls from the authorities and they did not anticipate that investigations would be conducted soon.


  12. WITCH-HUNT? Who are the cops who spoke out against Zahid - IGP demands to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar has accused Malaysiakini of attempting to drive a wedge between the police and Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He said this when asked to respond to Malaysiakini's report today on police officials taking to social media to mock Zahid for sending a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Paul Phua, who is allegedly linked to 14K, an international crime syndicate.


  13. Zahid is Finished! Even cops ask if he thinks 'everyone is as Dumb as him'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Past and present top cops are lampooning the Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi over his letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to clear Paul Phua Wei Seng of 14K triad links. Despite the Royal Malaysia Police being directly under the Home Ministry, these former and present top cops, are publicly criticising Zahid for having written that letter and supporting a man known as an illegal gambler.


  14. No Way Out for Zahid! HK triad or not,Phua already a Convicted criminal in Malaysia,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    The man who Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said assisted Putrajaya on projects involving national security is a convicted criminal in Malaysia. Reliable sources from the police informed Malaysiakini that world class high-roller Paul Phua Wei Seng was arrested in Miri in 2004, during the period the Euro Cup football matches were being played. 1 comment

  15. Even S'Wakians Don't Believe You Nancy! Amendments to Sedition Act won't erode freedom of speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    The freedom of expression in Sarawak and Sabah will still be protected as enshrined under the Malaysian Agreement 1963 once the proposed amendments to the Sedition Act 1948 come into force. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Nancy Shukri said those who alleged that the proposed amendments would silence vocal critics of the federal government should do their homework first before making baseless accusations.


  16. Five year PPR delayRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Daily Express

    Semporna: Senallang Assemblyman Dato' Sri Nasir Tun Sakaran urged the government and developers of an abandoned People's Housing Project in Kg Kabogan to rectify the situation. According to him, proactive measures should be taken, as the project has not been carried out based on its initial schedule.


  17. Two killed in longboat tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Star Online

    MIRI: The new school year started on a tragic note in Ulu Baram in northern Sarawak when a longboat filled with children and adults collided with a timber barge, leaving two people dead, one missing and another critically injured. At press time, a housewife and a Year Six schoolgirl have been confirmed killed in the tragedy, which happened near the Long Panai settlement in the upper reaches of the Baram River, some seven hours by timber road from the nearest urban centre of Marudi town.


  18. Groups: Isma has gone overboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Star Online

    MIRI: The suggestion by an Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia activist that Muslims have a choice of not greeting Christians "Merry Christmas" showed the group had gone overboard in fanning hatred and animosity among Malaysians, social activists and politicians in Sarawak say. Peter Kallang, the Miri division chairman of the Orang Ulu National Association, said people in the state were watching such developments in peninsular Malaysia with worry.


  19. Sarawakian Penans highlighted in 'Language Of The Jungle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Star Online

    Sigang Kesei may be well advanced in years, her face wrinkled and sunken, her body emaciated. But the ardour emanating from her being is simply captivating.


  20. M'sia's East Coast records highest porn streamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: People from Malaysia's East Coast spend the most time streaming Internet pornography, an online video company confirmed. Statistics by Pornhub revealed that Internet users in Kuala Terengganu spent an average of 12mins and 58sec per visit looking for visual smut.