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Panel set up for HRDF clean-up

STAR EXCLUSIVE: PETALING JAYA: The Human Resources Development Fund is to undergo a complete overhaul. A committee has been set up to ensure the fund is rid of weaknesses and misuse of power among senior staff members as well as a promise by its new chairman to personally deal with allegations of graft.

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Sewage plants to recycle a third of total water

SEREMBAN: New sewage treatment plants may only be allowed to be built near industrial areas, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

Upgraded facility: Dr Xavier (right) touring the Kuala Sawah regional sewage plant with Projek Brilliant Logic Sdn Bhd director Albert Low Kein Kee (left). — Bernama
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Respond to summons by Karpal’s daughter, CJ told

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has directed Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum to file an affidavit-in-reply to a legal action filed by the daughter of the late Karpal Singh.

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Najib confident of Ramli’s chances in polls

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: It’s too early to evaluate Barisan Nasional candidate Ramli Mohd Nor’s chances of success, says former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

All smiles: Residents taking the opportunity to take photos with Najib and Ramli (second left) during a visit from Barisan at Kampung Raja, Cameron Highlands. — Bernama
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Launderette cat killer gets jail

KUALA LUMPUR: A taxi driver, who appeared in a video recording with another man, over the killing of a cat in a dryer at a self-service launderette, was sentenced to two years jail by the Selayang Sessions Court here for the offence.

Paying the price: Mohanraj being escorted to court in Kuala Lumpur.
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All out to check plastic waste crisis

KLANG: The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry is stepping up efforts to mitigate Malaysia’s plastic waste crisis.

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Co-working space for women opens its doors

KUALA LUMPUR: The first co-working space exclusively for women has been launched in Malaysia with the aim to create a safe working environment for women, especially for mothers with young children.

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Cecilia has a lot to lose for new film with Stephen Chow

AFTER 20 years, fans of Hong Kong actor and director Stephen Chow will get to see him teaming up with actress Cecilia Cheung for the movie New King of Comedy.

Sabah cops monitoring 18 cross border suspects

KOTA KINABALU: Police are keeping a close watch on the 18 wanted cross-border suspects believed to be involved in a spate of crimes, including kidnappings in Sabah.

Bersatu identifying candidates for Semenyih

KLANG: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia is in the midst of identifying its candida0tes to be shortlisted to contest in the Semenyih by-election, which will see the party contesting against Barisan Nasional now that PAS has decided to sit it out.