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Nation 16 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Courts want more prosecuting officers

A lack of prosecuting officers, including DPPs, at the Sessions courts is among reasons for the slow disposal of criminal cases, Chief Justice Tun Ahmad Fairuz Sheikh Abdul Halim said.

Nation 30 May 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

One bill for water and waste

The public can no longer avoid paying their sewerage service charges - now amounting to some RM498mil - when the proposed National Water Services Commission (Span) is set up.

Lifestyle 02 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Knowing your dog's temperament

A dog's temperament is a collection of drives, thresholds, traits and instincts that are inherited. It's a function of genetics. Though some behaviour might be modified through training, the temperament never changes.

Nation 04 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Teachers afraid of being sued

TEACHERS are getting more traumatised now as they are being sued by parents every day and this is affecting their performance, I>Utusan Malaysia/Ireported.

Lifestyle 25 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Complaint ‘centres’

Got a grouse but don't know who to complain to? Here's the final part of the relevant departments to write to.

Nation 04 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Lawyer explains about citizen’s arrest

Citizens can only make an arrest if they actually witness the commission of a crime. They cannot do it merely on reasonable suspicion like the police, said criminal lawyer R. Tirukumaran.

Lifestyle 03 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Here's how to complain effectively

What do you do if you#8217;ve been sold a faulty product or are unhappy with a service? The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) shows you how to complain effectively and get results.

Nation 01 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

'Yes' to anti-smoking pact

Malaysia is set to ratify an international anti-smoking convention that will allow the Government to impose further restrictions on the use and sale of tobacco products and even allow civil suits against tobacco companies.

Nation 07 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Good to revive caning in schools, says Rais

Reviving caning in schools is justifiable as indiscipline has reached alarming heights, Minister in Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said.

Nation 25 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

VCD and CD pirates using Sarawak as smuggling base

Smuggling of pirated VCDs, CDs, videos and cassettes from Sarawak to neighbours Brunei and Indonesia is believed to be quite serious.