PARENTS of 40 pupils from two primary schools in Kepala Batas, Penang, have been selected to participate in the Program Pemantapan Institusi Kekeluargaan, a programme to strengthen the family institution.

JOHOR BAHARU, July 7 (Bernama) -- MIC President Datuk G Palanivel wants Johor MIC to increase party membership in its 541 branches within the next two years ahead of the 14th general election.

As stated on our Press Statement dated 8th June, MIC is extremely concerned about the on going saga of the child custody case of Indira Ghandi which has been highlighted in the media extensively.

Two MIC leaders were sworn in yesterday as senators.


MELBOURNE, July 22 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian High Commission in Canberra and other diplomatic posts in Australia have had a steady stream of people calling to sign the Condolence Book to honour the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 which was believed to have been shot down in Ukraine.

PETALING JAYA, July 22 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) has revised upwards its total industry volume (TIV) forecast to 680,000 units for 2014, on the back of improving economic conditions.

KUALA LUMPUR: THE insurance payouts for the families of passengers and crew of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is expected to reach around US$50 million (RM158.85 million), Asia Insurance Review (AIR) reported yesterday.

PUTRAJAYA: There has been a 45% spike in dengue fever cases nationwide over the past week.

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JOHOR BARU: The RM600 billion Forest City development will bring more positive impact than negative ones to the people of Johor.

MANJUNG: All 102 schools in the district have been ordered closed after the Air Pollutant Index (API) here recorded very unhealthy level.

SUNGAI PETANI: Taking a leaf from Johor’s book, Kedah is set to also impose a vehicle entry permit (VEP) on foreign-registered vehicles entering Malaysia from Thailand.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 (Bernama) -- The low horizontal visibility below five kilometres over the waters of northern Straits of Melaka due to hazy condition is expected to persist until Thursday.


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