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Nation 27 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

MP: Base government aid on social class not race

Government assistance should reach the needy based on their social class instead of race, said Bukit Mertajam MP Chong Eng. The DAP MP cited as an example the 5% bumiputra discount on the purchase of property, saying that there were also needy people from other racial groups who needed discounts.

Other Sport 06 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Tour of Langkawi awarded highest ranking

The 10th edition of the Tour of Langkawi next year has been upgraded to a Hors Category status.

Nation 12 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Council to promote culture and arts

The Government has set up the Culture and Arts Council to promote the development of arts and culture among the people.

Nation 05 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Perak cops identify 62 accident-prone stretches

Perak police have identified 62 accident-prone stretches along the North-South Expressway, state roads, federal routes and municipality roads in the state.

Nation 23 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

‘Talisman murder’ suspect held

A bulldozer driver could not believe that his 26-year-old I>koay teow/Iseller son was killed after a quarrel with a 60-year-old man over a talisman at their house in Taman Derga Jaya on Sunday.

Nation 29 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Two women break into ‘macho world’ of 4X4

Step aside, men. Women are breaking into the 'macho world' of 4X4 adventure sports. Two of them were among the 350 participants of the Simex Rainforest Challenge 2004.

Nation 14 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Two more die, over 12,000 evacuated

The floods in the east coast claimed two more lives and saw more than 12,000 people evacuated. Thousands of people in Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang have been left without electricity supply for the past two days after Tenaga Nasional Bhd was forced to close 331 substations due to the floods.

Nation 25 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

More ships to send Indonesians home

With barely a week before the Dec 31 amnesty deadline for illegal immigrants to leave Malaysia, the Indonesian government is sending another four naval ships from Monday to ferry its citizens home.

Business 19 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Leweko keen to buy downstream timber firms

LEWEKO Resources Bhd hopes to acquire timber companies specialising in downstream products like window frames and furniture components as well as land for oil palm cultivation this year.

Nation 14 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Fire destroys 50ha of forest

Fire has destroyed at least 50ha of commercial forest in the Ulu Piah Forest Reserve about 30km from here.