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Technician claims trial to terror charges

KUALA LUMPUR: A 29-year-old technician has claimed trial to two charges of possessing items related to terrorism and supporting the Islamic State (IS) group.

Girl, 11, fights off 16-year-old trying to rape her

JULAU: An 11-year-old girl bravely fought off a teen who tried to rape her. Much later, she told her grandfather about the incident.

Teen among seven charged with kidnapping boy

TAIPING: A 17-year-old youth was among seven charged at a magistrate’s court here with kidnapping a schoolboy in a RM3mil ransom bid.

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Local and US scholars putting out book on M’sian Chinese literature

KUALA LUMPUR: Academicians from Malaysia and the United States are collaborating to publish a book about Malaysian Chinese literature.

Academically inclined: (From left) Dr Khor, Chan, Prof Wang, Dr Seng and Chia taking a photo together after their meeting.

Trash collectors return cash found in rubbish

SUNGAI PETANI: Honest and helpful people are still aplenty in our midst.

200 students nabbed overdrugs this year

SHAH ALAM: More than 200 students in Selangor have been arrested for drug-related cases so far this year.

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South Korean star launches Samsung’s most advanced mobile device

KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean celebrity Song Ji-hyo launched the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to great fanfare and a massive crowd at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

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Beer festival organiser wants DBKL to reconsider rejection

PETALING JAYA: The organiser of the Better Beer Festival has asked Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to reconsider its rejection of the event, saying that it has put security measures in place.

A sportsman through and through

KUALA LUMPUR: Timor Leste para shuttler-cum-coach Anibal G. Pereira came to the Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games all ready to compete in the men’s SL3 (standing category – impairment in lower limb).

Sporting spirit: Anibal posing with the wheelchair a Malaysian athlete loaned him for his matches.

RM8mil given to fix new village homes

MELAKA: A sum of RM8mil has been set aside to carry out repair works for 844 houses in new villages throughout the country this year, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong signing a plaque at Masjid Tanah Melaka, Thursday.