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Jo Timbuong

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24 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Terengganu finally gets delivery of Amphicoach

KUALA TERENGGANU: After about a four-year wait, the Malta-made amphibious bus (Amphicoach) ordered by the Terengganu state government has finally arrived.

Floating bus: The Amphicoach being parked near Sungai Terengganu for public viewing in Kuala Terengganu. — Bernama
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23 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bogus dental op by three women smashed

KUALA TERENGGANU: Health authorities here smashed a bogus dental operation after they caught two young women illegally attending to patients during a raid.

Tools of the trade: Dr Mohammad Omar showing the dental equipment seized during the raid in Kuala Terengganu. — Bernama
22 Feb 2018 | 5:31 PM

MMEA arrests 12 foreign fishermen for encroachment

KEMAMAN: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has arrested 12 foreign fishermen for encroaching into the country's waters.

Deputy director of maritime district 9 (operations) Maritime Comm Simon Templer Lo Tusa examining some of the arrested crew members of the foreign fishing vessel.
22 Feb 2018 | 10:57 AM

Manager remanded over alleged RM5.4mil graft

KEMAMAN: A business development manager of a Terengganu government subsidiary company has been remanded for three days to aid investigations into a graft case involving RM5.4mil.

The suspects (with faces covered) at the Sessions Court in Kemaman.
22 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Mahdzir: Schools to be used as polling centres identified

KUALA TERENGGANU: Most of the 10,200 schools nationwide will be used as polling stations in the coming 14th General Election, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.

An artist’s impression of SMK Serada which isscheduled for completion in 2020. — Bernama.
20 Feb 2018 | 6:55 PM

Terengganu Barisan eyes bigger victory in coming polls

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Barisan Nasional is aiming for a bigger victory in the coming election driven by its past success.

19 Feb 2018 | 2:40 PM

Cop charged with soliciting bribe from motorcyclist

KUALA TERENGGANU: A policeman was caught trying to solicit a bribe in exchange for turning a blind eye to an offence committed by a motorcyclist.

In the dock: Ruslan accompanied by two police officers arriving at the Sessions Court in Kuala Terengganu.
18 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Race is no barrier for lion dance performers

KUALA TERENGGANU: They were mesmerised when they saw their first lion dance performance at age 12 and although it was not part of their culture, they persisted and now perform with the Terengganu Lion Dance Centre.

17 Feb 2018 | 2:12 PM

Terengganu MB is confident Barisan can regain lost seats in coming GE

KUALA TERENGGANU: Barisan Nasional (BN) remains confident of winning back seats it lost in the last general election as trust among constituents strengthens.

Ahmad Razif (centre) accompanied by his wife, Halina Zakaria (right) and Mas Ermieyati Samsudin (sixth from right) at a ground breaking ceremony for a new Umno building in Kuala Nerus.
12 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Unique culture on the ascent

THE Chinese New Year celebrations in Terengganu has reached new heights, thanks to the state’s unique Chinese Peranakan culture.

Mek and Awang kids of Kuala Terengganu.

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