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World Ovarian Cancer Day: One voice for every woman

Today is World Ovarian Cancer Day, and on this day, ovarian cancer organisations from around the world unite to educate their communities about ovarian cancer and its symptoms. Each year, nearly a quarter of a million women around the world are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and the disease is respo …

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Razif likely to be new Terengganu MB

PUTRAJAYA: It is almost certain that Terengganu’s Seberang Takir assemblyman Datuk Abdul Razif Abdul Rahman (pic) will be the state’s new Mentri Besar. Sources told The Star that Abdul Razif, who is also a state executive councillor, had been asked to be on standby to receive the appointment letter …

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General : Teluk Intan By-Election On May 31

PUTRAJAYA, May 8 (Bernama) — The Teluk Intan parliamentary by-election will be held on May 31, the Election Commission (EC) announced Thursday. Nomination would be on May 19 and early voting on May 27, said EC chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof. The by-election has been necessitated by the …

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Building on fire in Damansara Perdana

PETALING JAYA: A fire broke out at a building in Damansara Perdana, causing clouds of smoke to engulfed the air. Traffic was also in a standstill as motorists slowed down to catch a glimpse of the huge fire, which occurred at about 11.30am on Thursday. Initial reports revealed that the building is s …

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Watch repairer answers call of nature at right time

HAADYAI: Watch repairer Samran Sudtanom would have been a likely casualty of the blasts here had it not been for the call of nature. The 37-year-old Thai national was using the toilet when the blast occurred. He was spared the full brunt of the blast which left his shop, located directly opposite th …

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General : 209 Receive Honours From Sarawak

KUCHING, May 7 (Bernama)– A total 209 people on Wednesday were conferred honours by Sarawak Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud during an award-presentation ceremony at the Banquet Hall of the old State Assembly in Petra Jaya, here. Heading the list was Japan’s Tokuyama Corpo …

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