IPOH (Aug 9): There were 23 fatal workplace accidents in Perak of which 61 per cent were related to workers falling from high places and being hit by objects from January to July this year.
IPOH (Aug 5): Four men, masked and armed with machetes, robbed two men of about RM1 million worth of jewellery they were transporting in two cars after ramming a lorry into one of the vehicles here early today.
IPOH (July 30): Perak has no customary land (tanah adat) for any ethnic group including the Orang Asli, said Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
IPOH (July 24): Perak has become the first state requiring all state assemblymen to declare their assets and those of their spouses and children.
PARIT BUNTAR (July 18): The Perak government wants fishermen, fishermen associations and non-governmental organisations to report to the authorities if they come across any illegal sand mining activity in the state’s waters.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): Perak Public Facility, Infrastructure, Agriculture and Farming exco Abdul Yunus Jamahri has been accused of trying to solicit “commission” from two companies over bids for state land of about 93 acres, Malaysiakini reported today.
IPOH (June 26): The awareness of residents’ associations in Perak about community grants (GKOM) is still low, said chairman of the state Communications, Multimedia, Non-Governmental Organisation and Information Committee, Hasnul Zulkarnain Abdul Munaim.
PARIT (June 22): All parties, whether the ruling party or the opposition in Perak are not allowed to use the community hall to organise any political-related programmes, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu (pictured).
IPOH (June 20): The Perak government never gave approval for the sale of land on which the Taiping Airport sits, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu (pictured).