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Amanah opens door to ex-UMNO leaders, members

IPOH -- Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) is ready to open its door to any former UMNO leaders and members if they are interested in joining the party, says its president Mohamad Sabu.However, he said, the party would discuss and scrutinise their applications thoroughly first before accepting opposition former leaders and members into its fold.

Tuanku Muhriz withdraws consent for Seri Menanti Festival

SEREMBAN -- The Yang di-Pertuan  Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku  Munawir has withdrawn his consent which was given earlier to the Executive Director of the Malaysian Halal Economy and Ummah Entrepreneurship Dr Helmi Ibrahim to organise the Festival Seri Menanti.

Fire certificate to be mandatory for all gov't buildings from 2019

JOHOR BAHRU -- The Ministry of Housing and Local Government will require all government buildings to have a fire certificate (FC) beginning next year.Its minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said this is being done following revelations that several government buildings still did not have the certificate.

Bridging economic gap crucial for harmony - Mohamad Sabu

IPOH -- Empowering the economy of those who lag  behind and bridging the economic gap regardless of race, are among key factors which can pave the way for harmony in the country, said Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu.At the same time, he said the government should ensure that the freedom and opportunities that had been granted to the people should not be abused to incite racial and religious hatred for the political benefit of certain quarters.

Flood situation in Terengganu improving

KUALA TERENGGANU -- The flood situation in Terengganu is improving by midday with the closure of 10 temporary flood relief centres, bringing the number of those affected to 666 from 194 families compared to 1,622 people from 506 families this morning.Terengganu Civil Defence Force director Lieutenant Col Che Adam A Rahman said, currently only seven relief centres were operating in Kemaman housing 383 victims and two other centres operating in Hulu Terengganu sheltering 283 victims.