G C Tan

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19 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Goods cross round-the-clock

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: The wait to achieve smoother flow of goods between Thailand and Malaysia has ended after the border opened 24/7 since midnight yesterday .

Smooth transit: The Bukit Kayu Hitam ICQS Complex and Sadao CIQ were previously only open till midnight, prompting calls 
for extended opening hours.
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8 Jun 2019 | 4:23 PM

Dr M: My decision on Latheefa's appointment as MACC head is final

ALOR SETAR: The decision to appoint Latheefa Koya as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief is final, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

28 May 2019 | 2:09 PM

Customs Dept seizes smuggled liquor worth RM244,000

ALOR SETAR: The Customs Department has seized contraband liquor worth more than RM244,000 at the Kuala Kedah cargo jetty here.

12 Nov 2018 | 9:21 AM

Shahidan charged with molesting underage girl at Kangar stadium (updated)

KANGAR: Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim was charged with molesting an underage girl at the Sessions Court here on Monday (Nov 12).

27 Oct 2018 | 1:43 PM

Businessman in RM20,000 graft probe involving PKR duo released on MACC bail

ALOR SETAR: The magistrate's court here has released the businessman who was remanded in connection with a RM20,000 bribe involving two PKR members, four days before his 7-day remand expires on Oct 31.

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26 Jun 2018 | 10:43 PM

Zahid: Fresh polls for Kedah not ruled out

ALOR SETAR: Fresh state polls for Kedah have not been ruled out, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

20 Nov 2017 | 3:18 PM

Pak Su Gang case transferred to High Court

ALOR SETAR: The Sessions Court here allowed the case involving 30 alleged “Pak Su Gang” members including its leader Johari Ariffin to be transferred to the Alor Setar High Court.

All the alleged members of the Pak Su Gang, including Johari, 35, who was also known as the “King of Borders”, had earlier been charged separately at the same court on Sept 26, Oct 9 and Nov 2, 2017.
15 Nov 2017 | 1:07 PM

Floods in Changloon, Kedah

ALOR SETAR: Continuous rain since Tuesday evening (Nov 14) caused flash floods in Kampung Belukar and Changlun.

Two boys playing in the floods in Kampung  Belukar
3 May 2017 | 10:41 AM

'Bomb in bag' claim gets two Turkish students arrested

ALOR SETAR : Two Turkish students were arrested after one of them uttered the words "bomb in the bag" while checking in their luggage at the Sultan Abdul Halim airport here.

The luggage belonging to the two Turkish students in front of the cordoned off area at Sultan Abdul Halim Airport in Alor Setar.
7 Apr 2017 | 8:03 PM

Man, 69, forces wife, 63, to have sex with friend, 61, for RM20

ALOR SETAR: A 63-year old woman claimed she was forced by her 69-year-old husband to prostitute herself on two occasions for RM20.