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Malaysia to negotiate HSR deferment with Singapore

KL -- Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday his government would negotiate the deferment of a high-speed rail (HSR) project with the Singaporean Government. Xinhua news agency reported that Dr Mahathir, citing high cost and low usage, cancelled the project in May; the Singaporean side said they were never officially informed of the decision.

Baby boy under babysitter care severely injured

TANGKAK -- The police have arrested a babysitter after a 10-month-old baby boy was found to have suffered severe head injuries while under her care at a housing estate here last Tuesday. Tangkak District Police chief Supt Mohad Idris Samsuri said the infant had old and new bruises on the left side of the forehead, cracks on the skull and bleeding in the eyes.

Technical glitch forces Malaysia Airlines flight to return to Brisbane

KL -- A Malaysia Airlines flight from Australia's Brisbane bound for Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur was forced to turn back due to an unexpected technical issue, the airlines said Thursday. According to Xinhua news agency, the national carrier in a statement confirmed that its flight, MH134 which departed Wednesday from the Brisbane International Airport at 11.18pm local time bound for Kuala Lumpur, did an air turn back to Brisbane.

Acer unveils devices for business, education

PETALING JAYA -- Acer Malaysia today unveiled its new devices comprising the Veriton series, TravelMates and Chromebooks to tap into and meet the demand of the business and education environments. Its general manager for Products, Sales and Marketing, Chan Weng Hong said as a leader of Chromebooks, Acer continued to play a pivotal role in accelerating their adoption in business, education and at home.

16,000 kg of local fruits sold in less than two hours

KUALA TERENGGANU -- A total of 16,000 kilogrammes of local fruits such as durian, mangosteen and rambutan are sold at the Terengganu Federal Agriculture Marketing Authority (FAMA) in less than two hours today. State FAMA director Fauzi Mohamad said the programme received an overwhelming feedback from the public as the prices offered were between five and 20 per cent cheaper than the market prices.