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Without a Trace leaves its mark

The opening sequence of I>Without a Trace /I>gives the facts and figures on how many people go missing every minute in the United States. No wonder there is a unit within the FBI called the Missing Persons Squad whose job is to search and rescue these missing persons if possible. Well, now we know.


Hiker list for easy tracking

The names and identity card numbers of hikers at Gunung Kenderong in Grik will recorded to keep track of those who carelessly leave behind objects that may start fires easily.

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Search for missing bodies suspended

A search for the bodies of 115 people trapped under an Indonesian garbage landslide was suspended for several hours yesterday, with heavy rain making the ground too unstable to continue.


Teacher and student drown during outing

A teacher and a student of SM Agama Tok Jiring Kuala Terengganu drowned while four more students were reported missing while swimming at Pantai Merang in Setiu on Thursday.


Plans afoot

MALAYSIA Airlines' Rural Air Services has been around for more than 30 years, working to connect isolated communities. The service also works closely with hospitals in cases of medical emergencies, flying doctors and medical supplies about and even carrying out medical evacuations of seriously ill patients.


Musa: Our cops did well in Aceh

Malaysian police personnel who went to Banda Aceh on a relief mission in aid of tsunami survivors gained much respect from the people there, Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Musa Hassan said.

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Rescued after 26 days

A victim of last month's tsunamis was rescued after surviving alone for 26 days on a partially submerged island in India's Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, the Indian navy said yesterday.

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Double game over rescue mission in Korean waters

North Korea played a diplomatic double game Friday, allowing South Korean coast guards to keep up a rescue mission in its waters on one side of the peninsula while accusing Seoul's navy of stoking tensions on the other.


Phuket reduced to rubble

In a matter of hours, a holiday paradise lay in ruins. I>The Star/Ijournalist SIRA HABIBU recounts her harrowing time reporting from around Phuket, Thailand, after the tsunami struck.


MRCS shifts focus to sending aid fast

The Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS) has received RM10.65mil in cash donations since the start of collections for the victims of the Dec 26 tsunami.