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Groups up in arms over latest case of child marriage

PETALING JAYA: Human rights and civil society groups that focus on children have expressed their strongest objection to the latest case of a child marriage in Kelantan.

Penang 2030 Plan draft goes on two-month display

GEORGE TOWN: The state has em­­barked on a people-centric Penang Structure Plan 2030 (RSNPP) with the draft to be displayed for two months instead of the normal one month under the law.

Gutsy woman hurt during scuffle with would-be rapist

KOTA KINABALU: A gutsy 28-year-old local woman’s screams and scuffle with a burglar helped save her during a break-in at her house in Sandakan.

Labourer jailed 20 years for raping underage girlfriend

KOTA BARU: A labourer was sentenced to 20 years in jail and two strokes of the rotan for raping his 15-year-old girlfriend.

Two cops charged with accepting RM400 bribe

JOHOR BARU: Two policemen have been charged at the Sessions court here on three counts of bribery for asking and accepting RM400 from a computer shop worker in June last year.

Court to rule on appointments of ex-judges

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Court will deliver its judgment on Monday in relation to the suit by the Malaysian Bar and the Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS), which are challenging the appointments of two former top judges.

Cops bust syndicate, drugs worth RM500,000 seized

KUALA LUMPUR: A drug trafficking syndicate was crippled after the seizure of more than RM500,000 worth of drugs.

Kula discusses law amendments with Sabah CM

KOTA KINABALU: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran has held talks with Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal on the proposed amendments to two Acts under his ministry, which would enable them to be enforced in the state.

Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran (left) with Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.

Sabah villagers face constant water supply problem

SANDAKAN: Although they are connected to clean, piped water supply, the luxury of having constant water flowing from the taps remains elusive to the people of Kampung Rancangan Luboh Peringkat 6.

Malaysians turn out in force to celebrate Sept 16

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia Day was celebrated with music, dances and fireworks here, where people from all walks of lives came in droves to Padang Merdeka to join in the festivities.

Juhar (in yellow batik) led the cake-cutting ceremony, joined by Dr Mahathir (on his right) and state and federal ministers to mark the 55th year of Malaysia’s formation.