Najib issued six cheques totalling RM15m to Umno Kedah, court told

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 13): The High Court here was told today that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pictured) had, between April 25, 2012 and June 19, 2013, issued six cheques to Umno Kedah that amounted to RM15 million, a portion of which is alleged to be linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and Tanore Finance Corp.

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Floods: More than 2,000 people in six states relocated

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 30): Almost a week after the nation enters the monsoon season phase, six states have started to feel the brunt of daily heavy rain which caused more than 2,345 people to be evacuated to temporary relief centres when their houses were flooded.

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Dangerous levels of lead in Penang playgrounds

PETALING JAYA (Oct 25): A study by the International Persistent Organic Pollutants Elimination Network (Ipen) and the Consumer Association of Penang (CAP) found that playgrounds in Penang contain dangerously high levels of lead, Malaysiakini reported today.

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