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30 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Petrol dealers in a tight spot

SHAH ALAM: Petrol dealers say they have to resort to severe cost-cutting measures if the government persists with its weekly fuel price float, which goes into effect on Jan 1.

Unhappy lot: Petrol dealers protesting the upcoming weekly fuel price float at a special meeting in Kuala Lumpur.
29 Dec 2018 | 7:04 PM

Petrol dealers to undergo severe cost-cutting if govt persists with weekly pricing mechanism

SHAH ALAM: Petrol dealers say they might have no choice but to resort to severe cost-cutting measures to stay afloat if the government persists with its weekly fuel price float, which goes into effect on Jan 1.

28 Dec 2018 | 5:47 PM

NGO calls for law against party-hopping and equal fund allocation for all MPs

KUALA LUMPUR: A newly-registered NGO calling themselves Sedar (Sahabat Erat Dan Amanat Rakyat Malaysia) has started a petition calling for an anti-hopping law and equal allocation of funds for MPs from both the ruling government and the opposition.

Nazrin (third from left) and the Sedar leadership hold up posters of their petition drive at Wisma MCA in KL on Dec 28, 2018. The petition calls for legislative changes to combat party-hopping among elected representatives, as well as equal allocations for Pakatan and opposition MPs.
28 Dec 2018 | 2:54 PM

Blackmailed into sex and money

KUALA LUMPUR: A 43-year old woman who struck up an acquaintance with a 56-year old man through a Facebook group ended up being blackmailed for nudes, sex and eventually money.

27 Dec 2018 | 5:47 PM

Govt to ensure no fuel shortage on Jan 1

KUALA LUMPUR: Enforcement officers from the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry are being deployed to petrol stations to ensure there is sufficient fuel on Jan 1.

22 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

60,000 trees handed over

DENGKIL: The first Malaysia-Japan Friendship Forest – planted with over 60,000 trees across 26ha in Paya Indah Wetlands – has been handed over to the Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhil­itan).

Going green: Dr Xavier (centre) being briefed by Forest Research Institute Malaysia officer Dr Ang Lai Hoe (left) at the Paya Indah Wetlands. Also present are Washizawa (third from right) and Aeon executive director Poh Ying Loo (right).
19 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Adib laid to rest in hometown

ALOR SETAR: Hopes of relatives and friends in Kampung Tebengau, Kuala Kedah, of seeing firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim marry his sweetheart Nurul Najihah Mohd Radzi were dashed after the 24-year-old man succumbed to his injuries.

Painful goodbye: Nurul paying her last respects to Muhammad Adib at his grave while his father Mohd Kassim (second from right) and others look on at Kampung Tebengau in Kuala Kedah.
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19 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Ruler: Adib’s death felt by all Malaysians

PETALING JAYA: The passing of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim is felt by all Malaysians due to his ultimate sacrifice for the coun­try, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah said.

19 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Leaders call on Malaysians to stand united and not sow hatred

PETALING JAYA: No one should try to hijack the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim and sow hatred in the country, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

19 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dr M and wife pay last respects to Adib

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali were at the Airod facility in Subang to pay their last respects to Mu­­hammad Adib Mohd Kassim.

Sombre affair: Dr Mahathir and Dr Siti Hasmah paying their last respects to Muhammad Adib at the Airod facility in Subang. — Bernama

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