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'Mass desertion' of cars in Germany actually traffic jam in China

PETALING JAYA: A viral message with a picture purportedly showing a mass abandonment of cars in Germany in protest of a fuel price hike is in fact a huge traffic jam in China which happened two years ago.

Local food blog rubbishes claim China rejected durians

PETALING JAYA: A viral photo allegedly showing Musang King durians being rejected for export to China due to high levels of insecticide has been rubbished by a local food blogger.

Met Dept: No earthquakes detected in Indian Ocean

PETALING JAYA: There has been no significant seismic activity in the Indian Ocean recently, says the Malaysian Meteorological Department.

Video of 'major accident' response training shocks Penangites

GEORGE TOWN: A video of a training exercise on emergency accident procedures which went viral created a stir among Penangites.

Firemen attending to the injured after the 'accident' in Jelutong

Fishy story: No, that viral video is not from Penang

GEORGE TOWN: A viral video showing fishing boats landing huge piles of pomfrets was not taken in Penang as claimed.

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Cops debunk rumours surrounding 'explosions' in Perak and KL

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have debunked two rumours of "explosions" said to have happened at a mall in the city here and another in north Perak.

Cops: No passengers in submerged car

BUTTERWORTH: There were no passengers in a car submerged in floodwaters on the BKE underpass in Seberang Jaya, police said.

Power tariff hike old news, says Kettha

KUALA LUMPUR: The Energy, Green Technology and Water Ministry (Kettha) has refuted a statement over an increase in power tariffs that went viral on social media.

Kamalanathan: ‘Teacher punching student’ incident not in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has confirmed that an incident where a teacher appears to repeatedly punch a student, captured in a video making its rounds on social media, did not happen in Malaysia.

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Khairy: Dr M hugging 'bodyguard' photo misleading

KUALA LUMPUR: A viral photo showing Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad being hugged by an individual is misleading and used to create sympathy for the former premier, said Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin.