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Oh Chin Eng

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1 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM

Chinese school education makes mum and kids fluent speakers

ALOR SETAR: Mandarin has become a second language for a Malay family from Kampung Sanglang at the Kedah-Perlis border, about 40km from here.

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25 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Off-road thrills and hills for 600 mountain bikers

OVER 600 mountain bikers of all ages enjoyed an exciting 35km ride on off-road terrain through Bukit Banyan in Sungai Petani, Kedah.

Participants of the Bukit Banyan Green Ride are flagged off at the Bukit Banyan Promenade Park in Sungai Petani.
24 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Rojak chiam-chiam still in demand after 30 years

KHOR Mui Seng has been selling rojak chiam-chiam in his motorised hawker stall outside the Sultan Abdul Halim College (KSAH) in Jalan Langgar, Alor Setar in Kedah, for more than 30 years.

Khor showing the variety of skewer items at his rojak chiam-chiam stall outside the Sultan Abdul Halim College in Jalan Langgar, Alor Setar.
23 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

RM4.7bil Osram plant to start ops in 2017

ALOR SETAR: German firm Osram will start its one-billion-euro (RM4.67bil) plant operations at the Kulim Hi-Tech Park (KHTP) by the end of 2017.

Courtesy call: (From left) Ravee Vasu, Mueller, Mukhriz and state Industry and Investment, Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism Committee chairman Ku Abd Rahman Ku Ismail in a group photo.
19 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Server woes at Immigration Department

GEORGE TOWN: A computer problem at the Immigration Department in several states caused a long wait for those who turned up to renew or apply for new passports.

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18 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Disability is no barrier to success

ALOR SETAR: She has no arms, her legs are atrophied and only the toes on her right foot to grip a pencil had seen her through primary school life.

School’s pride: Tan handing over the results slip to Zhao Qian during the 2015 UPSR results announcement at the school in Alor Setar, Kedah.
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18 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

M’sians condemn terrorism, IS

PETALING JAYA: As a sign of solidarity with victims of the Paris terror attacks, Malaysians are speaking out against Islamophobia and saying that terrorism has no place in Islam.

17 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Religious schools not IS breeding grounds

ISLAMIC religious schools or sekolah pondok are not breeding grounds of Islamic State (IS) militants, Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir said.

IS does not represent the 1.6 billion Muslims in the world. Islam does not teach believers to kill others. Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir
17 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

New border policy good for Thais and tourists

ALOR SETAR: The new Thai policy to tighten security at border crossings will help improve the safety of its people and tourists.

16 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Drivers to Thailand must fill in passenger manifest

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: Thai immigration now wants Malaysian motorists entering the country from Kedah to provide passenger “manifests” in a move believed to be part of the kingdom’s effort to stop human-trafficking activities.

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