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Syed Azhar

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Recent and archived articles by Syed Azhar

12 Oct 2017 | 1:45 PM

RM1bil sought to carry out Green Technology Master Plan


KUALA LUMPUR: The Energy, Green Technology and Water Ministry is seeking RM1bil in funds over the next five years to develop and implement its Green Technology Master Plan 2017.

10 Oct 2017 | 1:30 PM

JPJ: Over 250,0000 offences caught on Awas cameras since April

PUTRAJAYA: The 20 Automated Awareness Safety System (Awas) cameras in place nationwide have captured 251,193 images of traffic offences since April.

6 Oct 2017 | 2:01 PM

Insolvency Dept to clear 10,000 bankrupts per year for next five years

BANGI: The Insolvency Department is working towards releasing at least 50,000 bankrupt individuals after amendments were passed by Parliament recently.

27 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Cops: Use navigation apps responsibly

PETALING JAYA: Despite alerting users to the locations of police and their speed traps, traffic and navigation apps have not hindered enforcement against speed fiends.

23 Sep 2017 | 7:08 PM

Dr Subra: There are 'wolves in sheep's clothing' in MIC

KUALA LUMPUR: There are "wolves in sheep's clothing" out to destroy the party, said Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.

23 Sep 2017 | 2:53 PM

NewGen Party changes name, seeks to join Pakatan

KUALA LUMPUR: New Generation Party has changed its name to Minority Rights Action Party (Mira) and is seeking to officially join Pakatan Harapan.

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15 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Trapped behind grilles, and burnt to death

KUALA LUMPUR: Trapped behind fixed metal grilles, and with no access to any escape route, 21 students – three of them siblings – and two teachers of a tahfiz died in an early morning blaze that swept through the top floor of the three-storey building.

Looking for clues:  Fire and Rescue Department personnel removing gas canisters from the top floor of the building. Questions are being raised over the presence of the canisters.
14 Sep 2017 | 10:16 AM

Fire DG rushes back to KL to oversee operations at religious school

PETALING JAYA: Fire and Rescue Department director-general Datuk Wan Mohd Nor Ibrahim has cancelled a function in Terengganu to fly back to Kuala Lumpur to oversee operations at the fire at a religious school in Kampung Datuk Keramat.

11 Sep 2017 | 9:20 AM

Nazri: Tourism contributed RM73bil to country's income in 2016

PETALING JAYA: The tourism sector contributed RM73.3bil to Malaysia's gross national income (GNI) last year, said Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz.

10 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Clamp down on illegal wildlife parts trade, say groups

PETALING JAYA: The rising cases of Malaysia being a transit point for the illegal wildlife parts trade is serious and has far-reaching consequences including animal extinction in the region.

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