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Nope, Lindsay Lohan didn’t convert to Islam

18 January 2017

MANILA: Lindsay Lohan caused a buzz on Tuesday night when she changed her bio to the Arabic phrase “Alaikum salam” (Peace be unto you). This had people thinking whether she’d converted to Islam.

Bank Negara: Electronic pick-pocketing rumours untrue

18 January 2017

PETALING JAYA: Bank Negara has rubbished an article by a local daily and a viral post on social media claiming that contactless cards are vulnerable to electronic pick-pocketing.

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Benzoyl peroxide in wheat flour safe and legal, says Health D-G

18 January 2017

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has assured the public that bleaching agent benzoyl peroxide found in wheat flour is legal and safe.

Health Ministry: Mandarin oranges don't contain sulphur dioxide

18 January 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has confirmed that mandarin oranges sold in the country do not contain sulphur dioxide.

True or Not: Perodua not giving away 15 Myvi cars

13 January 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua has denied it was carrying out a campaign to give away 15 new Perodua Myvi cars, as posted on the 'Perodua Malaysia Company' Facebook account.

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Sarawak Governor's office refutes claims on acting chief minister

11 January 2017

KUCHING: The Sarawak Yang di-Pertua Negri's office has refuted claims that Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah has been appointed acting chief minister following the death of Tan Sri Adenan Satem.

True or Not: Elderly lady not a child kidnapper

8 January 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Netizens and members of the public have come forward and quashed a message that went viral on social media alleging that an old lady was a child kidnapper in shopping complexes.

True or Not: Claims of HIV contamination in Thai canned foods baseless

7 January 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has rubbished claims that canned fruits from Thailand contain Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

A picture of the tiger resting taken from the highway. Bernamapix

True or Not: Tiger seen along East Coast Highway

6 January 2017

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) confirmed that it had received a report on the presence of a tiger along the East Coast Highway Phase 2 (LPT2) near Bukit Besi.

True or Not: Viral report of police uniform theft a hoax, says IGP

28 December 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar confirmed that the news about 30 pairs of police uniforms being stolen from a laundry shop in Subang Jaya, which went viral over social media since yesterday, was a hoax.

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