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Met Dept: No heatwave over the next five days

PETALING JAYA: The viral news claiming that Malaysia will experience a heatwave over the next five days is not true.

Claims of 'cat with human head' discovery quashed

PETALING JAYA: Rumours of the discovery of a cat-like creature with a human head in Pahang has reached UK shores.

Police dismiss video of fight in Tambun

IPOH: Police said on Wednesday night that there had been no fight between Malays and Chinese in Tambun as claimed by netizens in regard to a video that went viral on social media, which showed a man with a severed hand.

Viral video of bus crash did not happen on Karak Highway

PETALING JAYA: Highway concessionaire Anih Berhad has debunked the video of a bus crash which allegedly happened on the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway (KLK).

Singapore's LTA warns of scams involving high-speed rail project

SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) here has warned people of scammers using the KL-Singapore high-speed rail project to dupe victims.

Video of military trainees being kicked goes viral … but it’s two years old

PETALING JAYA: A two-year-old video depicting a group of military officers taking turns being kicked in the stomach has gone viral again.

The 3-minute clip shows a group of bare-chested army trainees standing in line before each of them take turns getting kicked in the stomach by someone who appears to be a more senior and physically larger officer.

SIC: Haas claim document for RM1.24mil is fake

SEPANG: Sepang International Circuit (SIC) chief executive officer Datuk Razlan Razali has confirmed that a document seeking US$295,000 (RM1.24mil) compensation by Haas Formula One (F1) team from SIC which went viral on social sites today is fake.

EC: You cannot register as a voter via social media

PUTRAJAYA: Voter registration can only be done in person through the proper channels and not via the Internet or social media, says Election Commission (EC) chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah.

Met Dept: Penang not under threat of tsunami

PETALING JAYA: No, a giant wave of destruction is not on its way to devastate Penang.

Viral message about child abduction debunked by police

SANDAKAN: A widely-circulated viral message about a child being abducted by two men at a village has turned out to be a misunderstanding among families.