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Impressing independently

INDEPENDENT candidates have always been colourful and interesting characters, as witnessed in past general elections.

Lim with his election banners when he contested in Bukit Bintang constituency.
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Whiz kid to speak at digital conference

KUCHING: Programming whiz kid Tanmay Bakshi is one of the keynote speakers at the International Digital Economy Conference Sarawak (IDECS 2018) next month.

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Septuagenarian finally gets blue MyKad

FOR years, former shoe factory worker Cheang Chin Kok could not travel overseas because he was holding a red MyKad.

Cheang (centre) showing his blue MyKad and citizenship certificate with Wong (right) and Ipoh Timur Gerakan vice- chairman Chek Kwong Weng.
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Cool drinks for a hot event

IPOH Starwalk 2018 participants can look forward to quenching their thirst after an energetic morning walk with F&N Beverages Marketing Sdn Bhd’s 100Plus Active non-carbonated sports drink.

Chiong (right) says F&N has been supporting Ipoh Starwalk since it was first held in 2004.
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Special court set up to hear sexual crimes against juvenile victims

KUCHING: Cases of sexual crimes against children in Sarawak must be disposed of within six months of being filed at the newly set up special court to hear such cases.

Rohani (left) and Sarawak Welfare, Wellbeing, Women and Family Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah viewing a room prepared for children at the Kuching Court Complex. — Bernama
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Herbal boost for Ipoh Starwalkers

The Chinese traditional herbal medicine manufacturing company will be providing 7,500 sachets of Teck Aun herbal pills worth RM7,875 and 7,500 sachets of Teck Aun male tonic pills worth RM10,350 for participants.

(From left) Kee Loong and Chee Hong presenting Teck Aun herbal and male tonic pills for Ipoh Starwalk 2018 to Mohammad Shohib at the company’s Bukit Minyak office in Penang.
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Easy to apply for a licence, council tells illegal hawkers

THE Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) is hoping that all 2,576 illegal petty traders on the mainland will apply for a licence as soon as possible.

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Special offer for anniversary celebration

LEADING online shopping platform Lazada is turning six and Clarks is giving you a reason to splurge on its birthday.

Clarks’ Adriel Viola.
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People from various walks of life can meet at Penang Harmony Centre

PENANG will have a permanent home for religious activities come February next year.

A floor plan showing the community hall (left) and other areas including a dining area, function room and conference room at the Penang Harmony Centre in Scotland Road.