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Dina Murad

newsdesk@thestar.com.my

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7 Jul 2019 | 8:13 PM

All-Malaysian ESL finals at Australasian debating championship

KUALA LUMPUR: It was Malaysia versus Malaysia at the 2019 Australasian Intervarsity Debating Championship ESL (English as Second Language) finals on Sunday (July 7).

IIUM, represented by (back row, from left) Umy Marshita, Ameer Fahmi and Nur Hana emerged as champions against fellow Malaysian finalists from Universiti Malaya (front row, from left) Chan, Danesh and Sharwin.
8 May 2018 | 9:02 AM

Postal ballot delay among issues raised in London Bersih rally

LONDON: As election fever reaches its peak in Malaysia, a rally was staged in Trafalgar Square here on Monday (May 7) by Bersih Global over what they claim are electoral discrepancies.

5 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

A nail-biting affair in other countries, too

PETALING JAYA: The general election excitement is reaching fever pitch and seems likely to be a nail-biting affair, not just here but also in the other countries where Malaysians are preparing to vote.

Tight timeline: Yap, Qistina and Shamini are all hoping that each of their ballot papers will reach its destination in time.
2 Aug 2017 | 2:13 PM

Man, toddler saved in Bukit Bintang shoplot fire

PETALING JAYA: A three-year-old Syrian boy and a Palestinian man were rescued after a fire broke out at a shoplot on Jalan Bukit Bintang.

-Photo by Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department
2 Aug 2017 | 9:41 AM

Fire breaks out at Bukit Bintang shoplot


PETALING JAYA: A fire has broken out at a shoplot on Jalan Bukit Bintang.

31 Jul 2017 | 8:43 PM

Syed Saddiq: Opposition must name PM and shadow cabinet candidates before polls

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan must unveil its shadow cabinet and prime minister candidate before GE14, said Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman.

28 Jul 2017 | 1:52 PM

Dr M: RoS okay with Pakatan constitution but wants tweaks to logo

PUTRAJAYA: The Registrar of Societies (RoS) has no immediate problem with Pakatan Harapan’s constitution but has suggested modifications to its logo, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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15 Jul 2017 | 2:28 PM

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone's concert postponed, says organiser

PETALING JAYA: The Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone's concert this weekend has been postponed.

12 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Leptospirosis rears its ugly head

PETALING JAYA: The spotlight is once again on leptospirosis after it was revealed that the young tahfiz student from Johor, whose assault case made headlines, had died of the rat urine disease.

Safety first: People are advised to rinse cans before consuming the drink.
5 Jul 2017 | 5:40 PM

Fuel prices up this week

PETALING JAYA: Fuel prices will be higher across the board from Thursday, with a four sen hike per litre for petrol and a seven sen increase for diesel.