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Amanah: Hard for PAS to save itself from MACC probe

PETALING JAYA: It will be difficult for PAS to save itself from being investigated by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) by supporting Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, says Parti Amanah Negara youth vice-chief Shazni Munir Mohd Ithnin.

Two women conned by online friends

KUANTAN: A 36-year-old woman was conned of RM58,570 by a WeChat acquaintance who convinced her to invest in shares of a Hong Kong-based firm with the promise of RM186,000 in returns.

Barisan urges EC to be fair on election offences

SEMENYIH: Barisan Nasional has urged the Election Commission (EC) to be fair in dealing with election offences.

More tourists heading to Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah last year received the highest tourism receipts in its history – at RM8.342bil – and a record-high 3.879 million arrivals.

‘Hold public hearing when degazetting forest reserves’

IPOH: Public hearings must be conducted when degazetting forest reserves in Perak, say conservationists.

Single ladies now write Instagram account names on oranges

SINGLE ladies are no longer follo­wing the ritual during Chap Goh Meh where they write their telephone numbers on oranges and toss them into the river, China Press reported.

Kuan will not ‘chicken out’ of Bersih 2.0 debate

SEMENYIH: Independent candidate Kuan Chee Heng (pic) will not “chicken out” and insists he will take part in the debate organised by Bersih 2.0 for the candidates in the Semenyih by-election.

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Chap Goh Meh – a sweet tradition

GEORGE TOWN: Single women used to go out during Chap Goh Meh to throw mandarin oranges into the sea in hopes of finding their true love.

A day to remember: Single men and women throwing mandarin oranges into the sea during the Chap Goh Meh celebrations at Esplanade in George Town, Penang.
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Ghost town by day, happening place by night

BAU: Siniawan is a small town in Bau district that is boring by day but turns lively at night.

Street of yore: Siniawan’s popularity has gone up a few notches since word about the traditional old town spread. — Bernama

Mechanic makes it a double celebration every Feb 19

IPOH: Chong Chun Keong will now have a double celebration every Feb 19.

Cheers all around: The 13 couples taking part in the mass wedding at the Chin Woo Atheltic Hall in Ipoh.