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Dams full but dry weather threatens

Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 +08:00

PETALING JAYA: The Klang Valley’s eight dams are all nearly full thanks to the recent wet weather, but a severe dry spell in the coming months could drain them and cause water supply disruptions.Reassuringly high: The Semenyih dam is filled to the brim.


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Siew Sin’s ancestral home is a treasure trove of the nation’s social and political history

Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 +08:00

KUALA LUMPUR: More than two centuries old, it is indeed a heritage home of sorts.Deep roots: Ong checking out ‘Within the Walls of Tun Tan Siew Sin’s Ancestral Home’ during the book launch with (from left) Siok Choo and Lee looking on.


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Girl, four, falls 14 floors to her death

Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 +08:00

PETALING JAYA: A four-year-old girl, who stood on a chair at the balcony to look for her mother, fell to her death from the 14th floor of an apartment block.



KL folk can now report lost MyKad or passports online

Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 +08:00

KUALA LUMPUR: City folk here who want to lodge police reports for non-criminal cases such as lost identity cards or passports can do so online now.Convenience at hand: Comm Amar explaining the e-reporting website in Cheras. — Bernama


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Dead and forgotten – hundreds die alone and unclaimed

Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 +08:00

EXCLUSIVE: KUALA LUMPUR: Every year, a few hundred people die as unknown persons. Just last year, 531 bodies were not claimed, according to the National Institute of Forensic Medicine.'Most of the bodies or the skeletal remains were males, and between 70% and 80% of them are believed to be foreigners.' - Dr Mohd Shah Mahmood


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. . . dumped when they are in need with nothing else to give

Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 +08:00

PETALING JAYA: Kak Tijah* spent her entire retirement savings on her son’s wedding. When she fell ill, she was penniless. The son – and his wife – abandoned the older woman.



Najib: Successful working visit to Saudi Arabia

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:25:10 +08:00

RIYADH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has described his three-day working visit to Saudi Arabia as successful. Najib and wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor posing with King Salman (centre) during the summit in Riyadh. With them is Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Salman (left) and Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. — Bernama


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18 cases of stolen bikes, snatch thefts solved in Ampang Jaya

Mon, 22 May 2017 21:22:35 +08:00

PETALING JAYA: A string of stolen bikes and snatch thefts cases in the Ampang Jaya area has been solved following the arrest of eight suspects.



Nazri: Debate with Dr M called off because Umno members ordered to lodge police reports

Mon, 22 May 2017 21:20:07 +08:00

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz has claimed that his proposed debate with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was cancelled because several Umno leaders were instructed by police to lodge reports against the event.


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Missing man found dead near burnt car

Mon, 22 May 2017 21:10:15 +08:00

PETALING JAYA: A 46-year-old man was found dead near his burnt car in Hulu Selangor.


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