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Embun Majid

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23 Feb 2014 | 10:03 AM

Factory worker on drug trafficking charge freed

ALOR SETAR: A factory worker was acquitted and discharged of trafficking 6,782.2g of methamphetamine three years ago.

21 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM

Weak and hungry victims of human trafficking rescued in police raids

SUNGAI PETANI: When the four Myanmar men were finally rescued, they were weak, hungry and stripped of all dignity as human traffickers had chained them together like slaves.

Help at last: The four Myanmar men who were found chained together in a room.
20 Feb 2014 | 12:28 PM

Cops rescue four Myanmar nationals held for ransom

SUNGAI PETANI: Police rescued four Myanmar nationals who were held for ransom on Wednesday night.

18 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM

Pupil did not understand SMS threat to teacher

ALOR SETAR: The Year Three pupil of a school in Baling who allegedly threatened to rape his teacher did not fully understand the meaning of the word, the Kedah Education Department found out.

18 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM

Pak Mie: My animals are not suffering

ALOR SETAR: A man who runs an animal shelter here which houses some 700 dogs and 200 cats that he rescued from the streets has denied accusations that the animals were suffering under his care.

All is well: Pak Mie standing next to one of his newly-built dog shelters at Tanjung Bendahara in Alor Setar.
17 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM

Hotel operator giving family the runaround

ALOR SETAR: The hotel operator has yet to offer the grieving family of Tan Ming Shen an explanation since the freak accident occurred at the hotel.

Ming Shen’s parents grieving at their home in Taman Dahlia.
14 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM

Dry spell may lead to water rationing

KUALA LUMPUR: Dry days ahead may force the authorities to ration water supply to Selangor and the Klang Valley.

Drying up: Government officials surveying the low water level at the Klang Gates Dam.
12 Feb 2014 | 11:58 AM

Fire and Rescue Department officer claims trial to bribery

ALOR SETAR: A Fire and Rescue Department officer ordered to enter his defence for accepting RM1,500 worth of bribe four years ago.

12 Feb 2014 | 10:06 AM

RTD enforcement personnel claims trial to bribery

ALOR SETAR: A Road Transport Department enforcement personnel pleads not guilty to two counts of bribery at a Sessions Court on Wednesday.

10 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM

Brace for a long dry spell, Kedah folk warned

ALOR SETAR: Kedah is in for a long dry spell and the people have been advised to brace for a shortage of water supply.