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Video of military trainees being kicked goes viral … but it’s two years old

PETALING JAYA: A two-year-old video depicting a group of military officers taking turns being kicked in the stomach has gone viral again.

The 3-minute clip shows a group of bare-chested army trainees standing in line before each of them take turns getting kicked in the stomach by someone who appears to be a more senior and physically larger officer.

SIC: Haas claim document for RM1.24mil is fake

SEPANG: Sepang International Circuit (SIC) chief executive officer Datuk Razlan Razali has confirmed that a document seeking US$295,000 (RM1.24mil) compensation by Haas Formula One (F1) team from SIC which went viral on social sites today is fake.

EC: You cannot register as a voter via social media

PUTRAJAYA: Voter registration can only be done in person through the proper channels and not via the Internet or social media, says Election Commission (EC) chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah.

Met Dept: Penang not under threat of tsunami

PETALING JAYA: No, a giant wave of destruction is not on its way to devastate Penang.

Viral message about child abduction debunked by police

SANDAKAN: A widely-circulated viral message about a child being abducted by two men at a village has turned out to be a misunderstanding among families.

True or Not: Dr M not in ICU as claimed in viral message

PETALING JAYA: A viral message on social media claiming that former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been admitted into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for breathing difficulties is false.

Ministry: No plastic vegetables in Tawau

TAWAU: The Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry has denied that plastic vegetables are being sold at a supermarket here in Sabah.

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Transport Ministry quashes rumours of cameras at toll booth

KUALA LUMPUR: No cameras, including the AES, are installed at toll booths to nab errant motorists, the Transport Ministry said.

EC: October polling date in viral video not true

PETALING JAYA: The Election Commission (EC) has denied that the 14th general election (GE14) is imminent after a video clip showing its officers conducting training for the polls was leaked.

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MACC quashes rumours Sabah Water Dept trio cleared of graft

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has denied rumours that there was no wrongdoing involved in the Sabah Water Department’s power abuse case.