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Perak state records 22 dengue-related deaths last year and will continue to combat menace

THERE were 22 dengue-related deaths in 2014, and the state will continue to combat the menace this year.

Malaysians can’t seem to get enough of butter

CONSIDER this — if a 1kg butter cake is made up of 11% butter and 45 jam tarts are going to require an entire block of butter, just how much of this rich, creamy spread can we consume as a nation?

Three cheers for IKM Lumut

THE INSTITUT Kemahiran Mara (IKM) Lumut rugby team finally ended their title drought after emerging champions in the inaugural Universiti Sains Malaysia Rugby Sevens Championship.

Light shines on Heart of Borneo

MIRI: The Heart of Borneo, a vast expanse of prehistoric jungle shared by Sarawak and Kalimantan in the middle of Borneo island being preserved as a national park, will be in the spotlight of international universities soon.

Second dam needed for Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: The water supply situation along Sabah’s west coast is at a precarious stage with the existing Babagon dam being barely able to meet existing demand, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan said.

Identifying alternative water sources

THE state has identified underground water as its alternative source to provide clean water for the people.

Teen ace stays unbeaten

TEEN golfer Nur Afifah Razif continued her fine record in the annual Penang Schools Sports Council (MSSPP) Golf Championship by snagging a gold medal for the sixth year in a row.

Liverpool have done some good business but not yet finished – not by a long shot

LIVERPOOL suffered the ignominy of finishing the season below a team that somehow scrapped their way to fourth by the skin of their teeth.

Awareness saves lives

THE rising number of dengue fatalities and new cases in Selangor and the Klang Valley requires serious attention from all parties concerned.

No water shortage, Jabu assures

KUCHING: Contingency measures are being taken by the authorities to ensure sufficient water supply during the current dry spell, according to Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Alfred Jabu.