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Bumiputera Companies To Receive 45 Per Cent Of RM9 Billion LRT 3 Project Contracts

KL -- The government has announced that 45 per cent of the Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT 3) contracts worth RM9 billion would be awarded to Bumiputera companies through the "carve out and compete" concept. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the eligible companies had to compete among themselves based on merit.

Terengganu To Study Proposed Special Placement Of Drug Addicts On Island

KUALA T'GANU -- The state government will study the opposition proposal to build a special camp to place youth involved with drug abuse on an island. State Health, Women, Family and Community Development Committee chairman Roslee Daud said the proposal by Mohd Abdul Wahid Endut (PAS-Wakaf Mempelam) needed a detailed study for it to be carried out.

Parliament: Four Million Hectares Malay Reserve Land Nationwide

KL -- Malay reserve land is estimated to cover four million hectares nationwide as of October last year, an increase of 10 per cent from 2008. Deputy Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Hamim Samuri said the total acreage was sourced through the Peninsular Malaysia Malay Reserve Data Management Steering Committee.

Police Sergeant Charged With Three Counts Of Corruption, Involving RM18,500

MELAKA -- A police sergeant at the Narcotic Criminal Investigation of the Alor Gajah District Police headquarters pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to three counts of corruption. Rasyidah Onn, 26, was alleged to have solicited and received bribes, totalling RM18,500, from one Ahmad Firdaose Ramlan as an inducement for her to not take action against his brother and three others for alleged possession of ketum water.

Parliament: Malaysia Wants To Emulate Developed Countries In Disallowing Motorcycle Taxi Services

KL -- Malaysia is emulating developed countries which do not use motorcycle taxi services to ensure the safety of road users, says Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi.