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The Star Editors At Home Ministry Over May 27 Front Page


PUTRAJAYA -- Four editors of The Star appeared at the Home Ministry (KDN) today, believed to explain about its front page on May 27, which is deemed insensitive to the feelings of Muslims in this country.They were the newspaper's specialist editor M. Shanmugam and three executive editors, Brian Martin, Dorairaj Nadason and Rozaid Abdul Rahman.

No Satellite Launches For Malaysia This Year, Says Arianespace

SINGAPORE --There will be no satellite launches for Malaysia this year, said French-based leading commercial satellite launch firm, Arianespace S.A. Arianespace Managing Director for ASEAN countries Richard Bowles said although the company had planned 12 launches for this year, Malaysia had launched the Measat-3b, the largest Malaysian satellite ever launched three years ago, and thus would not be part of the company's launch plans this year.

Nicol To Lead National Team To World Doubles Championships


KL --Malaysia's squash queen Datuk Nicol David will lead the national team to the World Doubles Championships to be held at the National Squash Centre in Manchester, on Aug 1-5. 

Malaysian non-pensionable Armed Forces Veterans Association Seeking More Members

KANGAR  --The Non-Pensionable Malaysian Armed Forces Veterans Association (PVATTBM) which is actively seeking to increase its membership, has appealed to more than 180,000 veterans to join it. Its president Ismail Abidin said besides using social media and the press, they had also gone from village to village, asking friends (of the veterans) and the Village Development and Security Committee to help locate them and urge them to join the association.

Services Of Sabah Justices Of Peace Can Benefit People In Interior, Says Musa Aman


KOTA KINABALU -- The services of legally qualified Justices of the Peace (JPs) appointed by the Sabah Head of State could be maximised for the benefit of the people, especially in the remote interiors of the state.Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said this included allowing qualified JPs to sit as second class magistrates to hear minor and remand cases where there are no resident magistrates and where the District Officers and Assistant District Officers are unable to attend to.