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Malaysia arrests another four suspected Tamil Tigers
Friday, July 4, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 -- 2014: Malaysian police today said they have arrested four more suspected Tamil Tiger separatists, including a man allegedly involved in the attempted assassination of a former Sri Lankan president. The arrests come after three Sri Lankans, including two refugees, were deported in May amid a crackdown on suspected militants, prompting criticism from the United Nations refugee agency....

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No discussion between Hadi and Anwar on ousting Khalid
Friday, July 4, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar, political secretary to Pas president, has denied a news report that Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang had held talks with Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on efforts to remove Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim as Selangor Mentri Besar. The party’s news organ Harakah Daily ...

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Stop riding on DAP issues to be popular, MCA told
Thursday, July 3, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA leaders should speak in the best interest of all Malaysians and remove itself from communal-based thinking when addressing any arising issues, or risk being accused of riding on the "DAP sentiment", a political analyst says.
 
Dr Jeniri Amir from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak said MCA should look into all aspects of these issues before making statements that would damage the image of the government and its political partners....

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Diligent lecturer with shadowy links to terror groups
Friday, July 4, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : A university professor turned fugitive, among the five Malaysian suspects wanted by police for involvement in militant activities in Syria and the Philippines seems to be a contrast in character, carrying out his duty diligently as a lecturer and staying well out of trouble.
 
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Selangor Govt' must prove water from mining pools is safe
Thursday, June 26, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Consumers Association of Subang and Shah Alam (CASSA) president Datuk Jacob George said the Selangor Government must prove water from mining pools is safe for consumption.
 
George also said the association will not hesitate to take a legal action against the state Government if studies proved that water from disused mining pools were contaminated.
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Nurul Izzah's defamation suit against Utusan to go on trial
Thursday, July 3, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The defamation suit by Lembah Pantai member of Parliament Nurul Izzah Anwar against Utusan Group editor-in-chief Datuk Aziz Ishak dan Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) will go on trial after the two parties failed to reach an agreement in mediation today. 
Counsel for Aziz and Utusan, Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun when met by reporters said both parties agreed...

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Anwar should clean up PKR’s act first before shaming M’sia abroad
Thursday, July 3, 2014

In a statement emailed to The Mole, MCA  Special Task Force on International Issues chairman Dr Toh Kian Kok said:
 
"After laying low for a while, presumably owing to the endless bungles besieging the PKR party polls, PKR ketua umum Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim now emerges on New Zealand media to once again, predictably to condemn Malaysia before an foreign audience....

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No one asked Prof Redzuan to resign; he completed his term
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Clarifications from the Education Ministry as well as Universiti Malaya on the non-extension of Prof Datuk Dr Mohamad Redzuan Othman, of UM’s Centre for Democracy and Elections (UMcedel) tenure, showed it was merely a case where his contract has ended. Weighing in on the issue is blogger of the ...

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Malaysia to return officer in sex case to NZ
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 -- 2014: Malaysia said today it would send an officer back to New Zealand to face an attempted rape charge as a diplomatic storm erupted over the case.
 
The Southeast Asian nation had earlier asked Wellington to drop the case against defence staff assistant Muhammad Rizalman Ismail, promising he would never return to the country, according to documents released today....

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Sinkholes on Jalan Imbi, monorail service suspended
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 -- 2014: The monorail service between the Hang Tuah and Bukit Bintang stations has been suspended after two sinkholes appeared this morning at the Jalan Imbi-Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Bernama quoted the city's Fire and Rescue Operations assistant director Azizan Ismail as saying that no fatality was reported in the 9.30 am incident but people are advised not to use the route to avoid traffic congestion....

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