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‘My name is Noordin, but I am not Muslim’

GEORGE TOWN: No thanks to an old error in his identity card, 34-year-old Johann Lim Noordin has been forced to put off plans to marry his girlfriend and buy property. And those are just two of the problems he faces, … Continue reading

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Terror ride for Grab driver

What was supposed to be a five-minute pick-up and drop-off turned into a nightmare for a female Grab driver. Harian Metro reported that the victim, in her 20s, had picked up a man in Taman Bandaraya at around 11.45am and … Continue reading

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Another viral video of another Ipoh ‘daredevil’

Screenshot of the video showing the youth filming himself on the crane IPOH: A video has surfaced on YouTube showing a youth climbing up a tall crane while self-recording his “feat.” The 1:22-minute video clip, titled Viral aksi berani remaja … Continue reading

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Who gets to use and spend money held in EPF?

 By Lau Bing Money held in the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) keeps snowballing every month from members’ contributions plus profits and gains and interests earned from EPF’s direct investments using members’ monies. This also includes money accrued from savings in … Continue reading

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Pilot in red lipstick smashes stereotypes in aviation

Captain-Giselle PETALING JAYA: A female pilot has written to AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes in appreciation of the airline’s system of meritocracy that has helped women’s careers in aviation to take off. In the email, posted on Fernandes’ Facebook page, … Continue reading

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Selangor to ban retail use of plastic bags in 2017

PETALING JAYA: The Selangor government’s “No Plastic Bag Day” campaign, now held on Saturdays, will be extended to every day of the week starting 2017. Elizabeth Wong said the state government will couple this with the polystyrene-free containers campaign next … Continue reading

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Miri housewife allegedly whipped by husband for serving him cold food

A housewife from Miri had to suffer the wrath of her husband after she reportedly served him cold food. According to a report by The Star Online, the incident reportedly happened at about 4pm on Sunday at the couple’s home … Continue reading

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