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Special committee to probe pipe burst at water treatment plant: SPAN

The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has set up an investigation committee while awaiting report on incident at water treatment plant which prolonged last week's water disruption.

A surge vessel system bursts at the SSP3 water treatment plant, causing a delay to the resumption of water supply to affected areas in the Klang Valley earlier this month. -Filepic

Penang duo are maths wizards of SEA

Two years of dedicated hard work proved fruitful for two local SMJK Heng Ee students when they took first place in the 11th Regional Congress Search for Seameo (South-East Asia Ministers of Education Organisation) Young Scientists 2018 competition in the mathematics category.

(From left) Wai Kern and Raymond with their teacher Chung Sze Hui, 34, proudly showing off the award and prizes that they won.

Special talk by women for women

IN conjunction with International Women’s Day, interactive creative group Sharpened Word invited several prestigious speakers to share their insights in an event tomorrow.

Dina will be sharing her insights on various subjects during a talk in conjunction with International Women’s Day. —filepic

Improvement in most SPM subjects

The 2017 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) results recorded a better National Average Grade (GPN) of 4.90 from 5.05 in 2016, said Education Director-General Datuk Dr Amin Senin.

SHAH ALAM, 15 Mac -- Pengarah Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Selangor Mohd Salleh Mohd Kassim (tengah) bersama pelajar-pelajar cemerlang Negeri Selangor selepas menyampaikan keputusan peperiksaan Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) dan sijil penghargaan kecemerlangan pelajar pada Majlis Pengumuman Keputusan Rasmi SPM Tahun 2017 di Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Selangor hari ini.--fotoBERNAMA (2018) HAK CIPTA TERPELIHARA

Rotary club celebrates Latvia’s 100th anniversary

THE Rotary Club of Petaling Jaya celebrated the 100th anniversary of The Republic of Latvia at its International Night held in conjunction with Rotary’s World Understanding Month.

(From left) Ilgis, Stepina, Finnish ambassador Petri Puhakk, Vaivars, Teoh, Cuban ambassador Ibete Fernandez Hernandez, Georgian ambassador Nikoloz Apkhazawa and his spouse Katherine Apkhazawa, and Viksnins at Rotary Club of Petaling Jaya‘s International Night.

Taman Malim Nawar residents grateful for newly tarred roads

Residents living in Taman Malim Nawar, Kampar, are pleased that repair works on three major roads in the area have been completed.

Chai (second from left) and other residents are pleased that their complaints were addressed.

Complaints bureau chairman claims protection money being collected ‘on his behalf’

Perak Barisan Nasional Public Services and Complaints Bureau chairman Mohd Rawi Abdullah has found that unscrupulous middlemen have been misusing his name to collect protection money from illegal gambling operators.

Poor financial background no deterrent for Amira

KUCHING: Although her family is not well-to-do, Amira Affarena never allows poverty to affect her academic performance.

A happy Amira showing her SPM results to her parents, Masa Maili and Sipot Nor.

Contraband raids near Sarawak-Brunei border

MIRI: A major crackdown is being carried out to weed out contraband consumer goods sold in Miri and Kuala Baram districts, especially at shopping enclaves near the Sarawak-Brunei border which are popular among locals and Brunei tourists.

The contraband goods comprising alcoholic beverages and cigarettes seized in the Kuala Baram district, northern Sarawak, by the authorities. Photo courtesy of General Operations Force, Miri.

Syndicates pose serious problem to gaming company

SANDAKAN: Illegal 4-D operators have eaten away a huge chunk of sales from Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd nationwide.