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Sarawak holds nearly all of nation’s coal reserves

23 November 2014

PETALING JAYA: Sarawak is committed to exploiting fossil fuel resources found within its border and plans to use coal for power generation.

Najib: 110% loan for PR1MA house buyers

23 November 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Loan offers as high as 110% will be extended to 1Malaysia Housing Project (PR1MA) house buyers by selected financial institutions, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Soot and ashes: Fire and Rescue Department forensic personnel inspecting the coal mine area after the explosion. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star

Mine has no signage and is difficult to find

23 November 2014

KUCHING: The scene of the mine explosion was a picture of blackness.

Gallery: The week in pictures

23 November 2014

Here are some pictures of events that took place in the past week, courtesy of EPA, AFP and Reuters.

Several villages inundated in Kedah

23 November 2014

CHANGLUN: Flash floods hit several areas in Kubang Pasu following heavy rain since 3.30pm, Saturday.

Dead foreign workers identified in Sarawak coal mine blast

23 November 2014

KUCHING: The three foreign workers who died in the coal mine blast in Selantik, Pantu, Sri Aman, about 130km here, have been identified, according to Sri Aman police chief DSP Mat Jusoh Mohammad on Sunday.

Team effortPutrajaya Holdings Marketing and Sales Department’s head Sabariah Ramli (fourth from left) and her team coming after a successful interview session at the second day of the fair.

‘Property good to buy even after GST’

23 November 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The post-GST period will be a good time to buy properties, says IQI Holdings Sdn Bhd’s Alexander Woo, the first speaker at the Star Property Fair 2014.

Minister: Public facilities are dirty, disgusting and mostly unsafe

23 November 2014

PORT DICKSON: Despite 20 years of organising campaigns to promote good hygiene, almost half of the country's 2,600 public toilets are still filthy with a Cabinet minister calling them a “nightmare”.

Having a kick: Muhammad Azim scoring a penalty against a QPR College Academy trainer at the QPR football clinic.

Little footie fans play with the big leagues

23 November 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Not many 12-year-olds can boast about scoring a penalty against an English Premier League football club. Muhammad Azim Syahmi Mohd Zamri can.

‘Better benefits under managed float system’

23 November 2014

SERDANG: The main reason for the managed float system for the retail price of RON95 petrol and diesel is to allow the benefits from the drop in world crude oil prices to reach consumers swiftly, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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Show of support by wife of ex-rocker detained over drug case

22 November 2014

IT WAS indeed a case of standing by her man as shown by the wife of former rocker Ezad of Exist who mouthed the words “I love you so much” to him when he was taken to a courtroom for a drug case.

Public apathy on show as man robbed at busy street

22 November 2014

ROBBERS dragged a 60-year-old businessman in full view of the public along a busy street in front of a bank in Seremban before fleeing with RM56,900, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.

TVB host's surprise proposal to Leanne Li

21 November 2014

HONG Kong actor and television host Wong Cho-lam, 34, proposed to his 30-year-old China-born Canadian actress girlfriend Leanne Li during the 48th TVB anniversary celebration.

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