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More than RM16mil lost to Macau syndicates in Selangor so far this year

SHAH ALAM: At least RM16.63mil has been lost to Macau scam syndicates in Selangor this year.

Khairy: I am still loyal to Umno

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite being a thorn in the flesh to its leadership recently, Khairy Jamaluddin has maintained that he is still loyal to Umno.

Fire that destroyed two oil tanks likely broke out during maintenance works

KEMAMAN: The fire which completely destroyed two crude oil tanks at the Kemaman Bitumen Company Sdn Bhd refinery plant here is likely to have broken out during maintenance works.

Perak Sultan: Growing pains part of Malaysia's path to mature democracy

IPOH: Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah said there will be “growing pains” in the journey to make Malaysia a mature democracy capable of joining the rest of the nations already in this “Premier League”.

Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah hiving his royal keynote address during the 5th World Conference on Islamic Thought and Civilization in Ipoh.     SAIFUL BAHRI/The Star

Sarawak Education Dept given authority to purchase diesel directly for 371 schools

KUCHING: The Sarawak Education Department has been authorised to purchase diesel directly for 371 schools which use generators for power supply.

Mukhriz first in line at Wednesday's question-and-answer session in Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR: Jerlun MP Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir will be firing the first question when Parliament begins proper on Wednesday (July 18).

41-year-old man wanted to marry child bride since she was 7

PETALING JAYA: The 41-year-old man who took an 11-year-old girl as his wife denied that it was an act of lust as he had wanted to marry her since she was seven.

'Yang berhormat, please sit down and don't run', jokes King

KUALA LUMPUR:The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammd V started the day in the Dewan Rakyat by cracking a joke that tickled the newly sworn-in lawmakers.

Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V officiate the Parliament sessions. - Azman Ghani /The Star
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Planned Parliament protest fails to kick off

KUALA LUMPUR: A planned protest by an Umno-linked group consisting of 50 individuals failed to take off outside Parliament building after the police intervened.

King arrives for opening of 14th Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V arrived at Parliament at 10am Tuesday (July 17) to open the first sitting of the first session of the 14th Parliament.

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