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Saturday March 1, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Saturday March 1, 2014 MYT 7:58:08 AM
by tan sin chow, audrey lye, AND a. raman
A SON not only refused to repay a RM180,000 loan, he threatened to chop his father to pieces for asking the money back, Harian Metro reported.
The 3.30pm incident happened at the 80-year-old father’s house in Pudu last Monday, when he called his daughter-in-law asking for the money
According to a police source, the son lost his temper and told his father that he would kill him.
“The father had spent his savings to help the son but the younger man refused to pay back,” said the source.
> The remains of a dolphin were found on the shores of Pantai Merdeka in Kedah, reported Kosmo!
Visitors to the area were shocked when the dolphin was found at the popular picnic spot at 3pm two days ago.
The mammal weighed about 70kg and was 1.5m long,
“We believe the animal got lost,” said Muzaimi Ismail, a rescuer from the Civil Defence Department.
The dolphin had suffered wounds believed to have been inflicted by boat propellers.
In a finding by Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) and UKM, there were only 56% of Malaysians who had life and medical insurance policies.
“Insurance companies should work together to ensure that by 2020, 75% of individuals have working policies,” said LIAM president Vincent Kwo.
He added that companies should strive to market their products in the suburbs and rural areas which do not have access to insurance.
Found in translation is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.
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