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Jo Timbuong

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21 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

School uses traditional recipes to fight HFMD

GEORGE TOWN: Sparing no effort to keep pupils from contracting hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), a school in Tanjung Bungah has resorted to a traditional remedy of herbal drinks.

Herbal healing: A teacher giving out herbal tea to the pupils of SJK (C) Poay Wah to drink.
21 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Old ways may hold key to solving housing issues

KUALA TERENGGANU: Local technology and traditional know-how could be the answer to building affordable houses quickly, says newly-appointed Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah.

21 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

British veteran still waiting for PR after 16 years

KEMAMAN: For the past 16 years, veteran soldier Paul Barker has hoped for nothing but permanent residency.

ong wait: Barker showing his Pingat Jasa Malaysia and photocopies of newspaper articles of Sisson at his home in Kemaman, Terengganu.
19 Jul 2018 | 9:27 PM

Traditional building methods could speed up construction of affordable homes


KUALA TERENGGANU: Traditional know-how and local technology and could be the answer to building affordable houses quickly, says newly-appointed Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah.

19 Jul 2018 | 7:17 PM

Works Ministry: Completion of Kuala Terengganu Bypass may be delayed by reluctant settlers

KUALA TERENGGANU: Work on the Kuala Terengganu Bypass could be stalled due to reluctant settlers on plots of land where the highway is to be built.

Construction is proceeding smoothly on a flyover in Kg Wakaf Beruas as part of the Kuala Terengganu Bypass.  – Bernama
19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

First PKR, then a by-election

KLANG: A by-election may ensue soon after Datuk Seri Anwar Ibra­him becomes PKR president.

19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Duty to help results in surprise

KEMAMAN: Nurul Najihah Abu Bakar did not expect to hear anything from anyone since she reported the fire at the Kemaman Bitumen Company Sdn Bhd refinery plant here.

Nurul Najihah with the appreciation certificate she received from the Fire and Rescue Department.
18 Jul 2018 | 9:35 PM

T'ganu PKR chief says Anwar should become party president uncontested

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu PKR chief Azan Ismail says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should be given the party's presidential post uncontested.

18 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Positive ventures can help spur state economy

KEMAMAN: Opportunities in sustainable and green practices can bring an economic boost to Terengganu and its people, its Mentri Besar said.

Dr Ahmad Samsuri (left) looking at the plants that were grown using bio-organic fertiliser in Pelantoh, Terengganu. — Bernamapic
17 Jul 2018 | 12:53 PM

Fire that destroyed two oil tanks likely broke out during maintenance works

KEMAMAN: The fire which completely destroyed two crude oil tanks at the Kemaman Bitumen Company Sdn Bhd refinery plant here is likely to have broken out during maintenance works.

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