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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 12 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Crewmen of wrecked freighter yet to be found

The six missing crewmen of the Malaysian-flagged freighter I>Selendang Ayu/Iare still missing, two days after the helicopter rescuing them from their struggling ship crashed in a winter storm in the Bering Sea, near Alaska.

Nation 12 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Year Two pupil burnt to death

An eight-year-old girl was burnt to death after she and her cousins were believed to have played with a lighter at a terrace house in Taman Melati, Ulu Beranang, near Seremban.

Lifestyle 11 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Reducing the risks of fire

A fire can be terrifying, and it can strike anywhere at any time. The best protection from fire is in prevention. However this is not always possible, so knowing what to do is essential.

Nation 03 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

‘Fu chuk’ maker and nephew killed in rockfall

Although their fingers were cut and bleeding, I>fu chuk/I(dry beancurd sheets) maker Ng Mooi and her daughters continued to dig for her husband buried under two metres of debris and earth after a rockfall hit their factory in Taman Utama, Bercham.

Nation 12 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Instincts help lost siblings to survive

The three children who were lost in the jungle ate fruits, drank ground water and kept close to each other to survive their five-day ordeal.

Nation 10 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bomohs join search for children

Several I>bomohs/Ihave come forward to help find the three children of rubber tapper Salehuddin Abdul Halim who have been missing from their home in Kampung Mambang Seberang here since Saturday.

Nation 09 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Massive search on for three missing children

Villagers, policemen and Rela members have started a massive search for three young children reported missing from their home in Kampung Mambang Seberang, Pekan since Saturday.

AseanPlus News 06 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Radar that ‘sees’ through walls

SINGAPORE defence engineers have developed a radar device that can help rescuers see people trapped in collapsed buildings and let soldiers see through walls to where enemy troops are hiding.

Nation 05 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Singaporean missing in JB flash floods

A Singaporean man is missing after trying to get out of his car while it was being swept away by strong currents in a flash flood in Johor Baru.