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29 May 2019 | 12:56 PM

Carpet layer charged with raping 10-year-old daughter, denied bail

ALOR SETAR: A carpet layer, slapped with three counts of raping his then 10-year old biological daughter in their house four years ago, is claiming trial.

15 May 2019 | 5:57 PM

Over 40 students from religious school in Kedah down with food poisoning

ALOR SETAR: More than 40 students from a religious school here came down with food poisoning on Wednesday (May 15) night, believed to be from eating food delivered the day before.

9 May 2019 | 7:26 PM

Authorities allegedly cracking down on shrines in Alor Setar

ALOR SETAR: Enforcement officers from a local council demolished a shrine built on private land near here Thursday (May 9), a day after news of it being sealed went viral.

20 Feb 2019 | 1:04 PM

Four-day remand for three Thai nationals in border shutdown incident

JITRA : Three Thai nationals have been remanded for four days after they were arrested on Feb 19 for shutting the border gate belonging to Malaysia at the Bukit Kayu Hitam-Sadao border crossing to protest tightened enforcement operations last Sunday (Feb 17).

17 Jan 2019 | 7:09 PM

Badar squad founder has remand extended by two days

SUNGAI PETANI: The magistrate's court here has extended the four-day remand order for Azhar Mohamad, the founder of the anti-vice Badar squad.

9 Jan 2019 | 9:30 AM

Girl, 4, and baby brother slashed to death by man who ran amok

YAN: A four-year-old girl and her one-year-old brother were slashed to death by a man who ran amok at Kampung Kuala Sungai near here late Tuesday (Jan 8) evening.

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19 Oct 2018 | 4:42 PM

British man stabbed to death by wife was a retired fireman

ALOR SETAR: The British national allegedly stabbed to death by his wife at their home in Langkawi on Thursday (Oct 18) morning was a retired fireman.

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15 Sep 2018 | 11:21 PM

Runner does 93km ultra marathon from Alor Setar to Penang to honour Dr M

ALOR SETAR: To honour Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and to encourage a healthy lifestyle among Malaysians, a bank executive has started a 93km run from Alor Setar, Kedah to Penang.

Ahmed Faisal starts his 93km ultra marathon from Alor Setar to Penang. - GC TAN / The Star
17 Jul 2018 | 7:51 PM

Family of five, all believed to be drug users, use their home as addicts' lair

ALOR SETAR : A whole family of five, all believed to be drug addicts, were using their home at a village in Kedah as a drug lair.

Some of the suspected drug addicts arrested in Kedah on July 16.
14 Dec 2017 | 2:20 PM

Shotgun victim's grandfather, 15-year-old uncle remanded

ALOR SETAR: A father and son have been remanded following the death of an eight-year-old girl who was killed in a freak shotgun accident in Pokok Sena near here.

They are the victim's grandfather (left) and uncle, respectively.
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