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  1. Chinese New Year: Local residents honor traditions, celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Berkshire Eagle

    Lunar new year celebrations typically include the colors of red and gold, as they represent good fortune, joy and overall prosperity. But when Monday marks the start of Chinese New Year - also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival - millions of people around the world will usher in the ancient public holiday by donning new clothes, hanging red lanterns and setting off firecrackers.

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  2. Chinese New Year Celebrated With Joy And FestivityRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The Chinese community around the country today celebrated the 2016 Year of the Fire Monkey which is set to bring good luck, happiness and better prosperity for the people of Malaysia. Open houses in conjunction with the Chinese New Year were also held nationwide on a moderate scale yet joyously celebrated together with people of all races and from all walks of life.

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  3. Slow Traffic Flow In Parts Of PLUSRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Traffic flow along parts of the North-South Highway is reported to be slow and congested at noon. According to a spokesman of the PLUS Malaysia Berhad's Traffic Control Centre, the congestion was due to the increased number of vehicles and accidents on the highway.

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  4. CNY Holidays: Driving A Breeze In The CityRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The city centre was deserted today as many city folks streamed out of the federal capital since yesterday for a holiday in their hometowns in conjunction with Chinese New Year. Smooth traffic flow with no traffic congestion was a welcome relief for some members of the Chinese community remaining to to do last minute shopping at various shopping malls in ushering in the Year of the Monkey.

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  5. The blind should never lose sight of hopeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Star Online

    As A wheelchair user who was born with a disability more than half a century ago, I've often wondered what it would be like if I had another disability, like being blind, for instance? Recently, I met Martha Chan . She was introduced to me by a blind friend of mine.

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  6. Fragments of reality in new exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | The Star Online

    Minstrel Kuik's Light Ticking occupies a very small space at Richard Koh Fine Art gallery in Kuala Lumpur. It hangs on a lonely wall, quiet and inconspicuous, like a wallflower.

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  7. Where Jagat and Maya Angelou come togetherRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Star Online

    The best works of literature echo across space and time; they may tell a specific tale, but simultaneously, they also speak of stories, struggles and values that reach out to the core of our experiences. It was purely by coincidence that I watched the 2015 Malaysian film Jagat at the same time as I was reading Maya Angelou's seminal autobiography, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings .

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  8. How to maintain healthy eating habits during Chinese New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Star Online

    Chinese New Year is the most festive time of the year for many Malaysian Chinese. Aside from all those angpows you'll be receiving , eating well is often at the top of the agenda.

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  9. Young Malaysian golfer Angelina slowly making a name for herselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Golfing prodigy Angelina Chan may be virtually unknown in Malaysia, but she's already making a name for herself in the state of Tennessee in the United States. Angelina made history when she became the first 14-year-old Malaysian with a zero handicap to win the 2015 Tennessee Golf Association Junior Tour Championship and the Player of the Year award.

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  10. Planter's heritage: Preserving an important pastRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Star Online

    As our car pulled up into the driveway of Hatter's Castle amidst a well-manicured lawn, it was almost like time stood still. We were at Sime Darby Plantation's oil palm estate on Carey Island, Selangor , where 10 out of 14 buildings have been declared heritage buildings by Badan Warisan Malaysia .

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  11. North-South Expressway Increasingly Congested As At 4pm - PLUSRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Traffic on the North-South Expressway was reported to be increasingly congested, as at 4pm today. A PLUS spokesman said the northbound traffic was reported to be congested from Jelapang to Menora Tunnel, Kuala Kangsar to Bukit Berapit and Perai to Seberang Jaya.

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  12. Sabah UMNO Youth Hopes Govt Builds More 'BN' Homes In StateRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KOTA KINABALU, Feb 6 -- The Sabah UMNO Youth movement hopes the government will build more homes in the state via the National Housing Scheme programme. Its chief Yamani Hafez Musa said this was in order to meet the demand in Sabah, specifically in the vast rural areas.

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  13. North-South Expressway Starts To Congest This AfternoonRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Malaysian National News Agency

    As of 1pm, traffic was reported to be congesting on the North-South Highway . A PLUS spokesman when contacted, said the northbound traffic was reported to be chock-a-block from Jelapang to Kuala Kangsar, Permatang Pauh to Sungai Dua and the Penang Bridge from the island to the middle of the bridge.

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  14. Slow North And South Bound Traffic Flow As At 9 AM - PLUSRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Traffic flow heading to the northern and southern parts of the country was reported to be slow following the Chinese New Year holidays next week. A spokesman of PLUS Malaysia Berhad said that traffic on the North-South Highway heading to the north was reported to be moving slowly from Sungai Buloh to Sungai Buaya, Bukit Beruntung to Lembah Beringin, Tanjung Malim to the Tanjung Malim Lay-by, Slim River to Bidor, Tapah to Gopeng, and Kuala Kangsar to Bukit Gantang.

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  15. Catfight in Umno: 'Cow-Gate' Shahrizat Claws at Rafidah for Criticizing NajibRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Wanita Umno chief Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil today took issue with Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz's recent criticism of the party leadership, and reminded her predecessor of how she used to preach the importance of loyalty in her 22 years as wing leader. Shahrizat said she was baffled by Rafidah's Facebook comments on recent political developments in the country, particularly on the Kedah crisis, and said the remarks showed the former Kuala Kangsar MP had abandoned her own principles.

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  16. 'CHASED' OUT? More Malaysians leave for greener pastures abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Serdang Member of Parliament Dr Ong Kian Ming, in an opinion piece today commented that most of them were believed to have taken up Singapore citizenship and the overwhelming majority were Chinese Malaysians. He said statistics obtained from the Election Commission showed 7,828 Malaysians gave up their citizenships but it did not specify which countries they had migrated to.

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  17. 'Wong Fei Hoong' is Alive & Helping to Bring Malaysians TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Malaysia Chronicle

    An Indian kacang putih seller, who is better known as "Wong Fei Hung", the famous Chinese martial artiste, physician and folk hero, proves that food is one cause that every Malaysian can support. Wong, or Peter , had been running a kacang putih stall in Ipoh Garden and his snacks were popular with Malaysians from all races.

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  18. Arm Twisted? Macc Reduced Charges Against Najib - from CBT to 'Dishonest' MisuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Malaysia Chronicle

    The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission may have downgraded the alleged charges recommended for Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak due to obstacles faced during the course of its investigation, opines a former graftbuster. According to retired Anti-Corruption Agency director Mohamad Ramli Manan, this would explain the decision to allegedly recommend charges under Section 403 of the Penal Code for 'dishonest misappropriation' as opposed to criminal breach of trust .

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  19. Proton Car Awaits Players If Top Two Finish In Premier League - Mohd KhamilRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Malaysian National News Agency

    A brand new Proton car will be given to each DRB-Hicom FC player if the team is able to finish among the top two teams in the Premier League football competition this season which kicks off on Feb 12. Without revealing the model of the car, the club's patron Tan Sri Mohd Khamil Jamil said a new Modenas motorcyle plus additional incentives would be given to each player if they finish among the top four in the second tier competition of the Malaysian League.

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  20. RM900,000 for cabbie who was given HIV-tainted bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Star Online

    IPOH: A taxi driver who became HIV positive from blood supplied by the Kinta Medical Centre here 11 years ago was awarded almost RM900,000 by the High Court yesterday. Justice Samsudin Hassan ordered KMC to pay him RM750,000 in general damages and RM96,000 for loss of capacity and costs of RM50,000.

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