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  • MERS death toll rises, South Korea

    SEOUL (AFP) – South Korea on Wednesday reported two more deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing to nine the total number of deaths in the current outbreak. Thirteen new cases were also confirmed, expanding the list of known cases to Share us on:

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  • Malaysia: Overseas education now a distant dream for many

    PETALING JAYA: The stronger greenback and pound sterling against the ringgit has made studying in the United States and Britain a more distant dream for many Malaysians. A parent, who wished to be known as Julie, said she has to review her expenses as her daughter will leave for England in September. “She took some

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  • MRT
    MRT 2 – 94% of affected residents approve

    This is good news for both MRT Corp and Klang Valley residents. To date, about 2,630 residents, or 94% of respondents who will be affected by the alignment of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line 2, are happy with the project. “We conducted the survey from May 15 and received lots of Share us on:

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  • Singapore beefs up precautionary measures against MERS

    Singapore will begin temperature screening for travellers arriving from South Korea, in light of the MERS outbreak there. SINGAPORE: Singapore will begin temperature screening at air checkpoints for passengers arriving from South Korea from Tuesday (Jun 9), 7.00pm, as an additional precautionary measure against the MERS virus. Travellers flying to Singapore from South Korea will

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  • Malaysia, Sabah : A day of mourning for victims of the quake

    KOTA KINABALU: It was a day of mourning for the victims of the earthquake at Mount Kinabalu, the worst natural disaster at the World Heritage Site. Across Sabah yesterday, flags flew at half-mast as families buried their loved ones and others waited to identify the dead at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital mortuary. The outpouring of

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  • Malaysia: 1MDB repays RM3.6 billion loan

    Posted: 8 JUNE 2015 @ 7:28 PM KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has repaid a US$975 million (RM3.6 billion) loan to a syndicate of international banks, in line with the rationalisation plan approved by cabinet. In a statement today, 1MDB’s president/group executive director, Arul Kanda Kandasamy, said the repayment reflected the company’s commitment to reduce

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  • Penang Integrated Transport Masterplan

    Penang traffic management exco Chow Kon Yeow announced the state government had received proposals from six bidders to be project delivery partners (PDP) of the master plan. Total RM27 billion Project expected begin from Share us on:

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  • KL-Klang elevated dedicated bus lane (BRT)

    PETALING JAYA: Sunway Construction Bhd, the builder of the country’s first elevated dedicated bus lane in Bandar Sunway, is a strong contender to bid for the expansion of the project, analysts said. This should fire up interest in the company, which is said to be planning to sell its shares to the public as early

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  • LRT 3 Bandar Utama – Klang rail project

    A total of 25 stations are planned, with proposed sub-two kilometer distances between them. There will be one underground station in the line, with the other 24 being elevated stations, and of the total, Share us on:

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  • Malaysia: Sabah quake: Don’t belittle our rescuers’ efforts, says Masidi

    KUNDASANG: The efforts of Sabah’s search and rescue personnel should not be criticised, said Datuk Masidi Manjun (pic). “Please don’t belittle our efforts,” said the Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister to critics of the search and rescue operations following the earthquake that struck Mount Kinabalu Friday. “It is easy to complain but we need to

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