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Nation 23 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Marine police arrest Indon cannabis smugglers off Klang

Four Indonesian men who tried to smuggle in 49 compressed blocks of cannabis kept under boxes of noodles in a wooden barter trade boat were arrested near Westport in Port Klang at 3am after an 18-day surveillance.

Nation 12 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

3,000 exotic birds, 1,960 green logs seized

The marine police have thwarted an attempt to smuggle 3,000 exotic birds of various species and 1,960 green logs from Indonesia along the coastline of Kuala Linggi, near Port Dickson.

Nation 12 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Engine room fire leaves cargo ship dead in the water

A Portsmouth-registered cargo vessel travelling from Singapore to Port Klang was put to a halt near Pulau Undan when the crew discovered that the engine room had caught fire, causing 30% of damage to the entire vessel later.

Nation 02 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Selangor wants to know why port project delayed

A proposed RM400mil project to turn Port Klang into a modern harbour city has not taken off and the government wants to know why.

Nation 14 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

26 on barter trade boat held

It looked like an ordinary kitchen in a wooden barter trade boat. But behind the small kitchen, Port Klang marine police officers found a secret compartment large enough to transport 26 Indonesian illegal immigrants.

Community 31 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

More patrols for festive period

Marine boats with about380 police personnel willscour the Straits of Malaccaduring the double festive season tothwart smuggling and the bringingin of illegal immigrants.

Nation 11 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Growth triangle summit set to chart economic roadmap

The first summit of the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand-Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) kicks off today with an aim to chart a roadmap to accelerate economic development and cooperation in the region.

Nation 12 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

First annual talks with Indonesia today

Malaysian and Indonesian officials hope the crisp cold air in this resort town in the heartland of Minangkabau will lend its cooling effect to the inaugural annual consultation between the leaders of the two countries today.

Nation 31 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

News in brief

Community 11 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Labuan hosts FT Day fest

A carnival atmosphere enveloped the scenic Labuan Square as about 5,000 people gathered for the national-level Federal Territory Day celebration on Feb 2. It was the first time Labuan hosted the event since the island was declared Malaysia's second Federal Territory in 1984.