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Landslide: eighth body found near buried kongsi

GEORGE TOWN -- The body of the eighth victim of last Friday’s landslide in Paya Terubong was found near a kongsi that was also buried in the debris, according to the Penang Fire and Rescue Department. The body of Indonesian Subaeri, 34, was found at a depth of one metre near the hill at 12.20 pm today, said department deputy director Mohamad Shoki Hamzah.

'Salam sejahtera',' Terima kasih' going international

KUANTAN -- The phrases 'Salam Sejahtera' and 'Terima Kasih' will now be heard more at international conferences as part of the effort to empower the Malay Language. Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said this was part of the ministry’s effort to promote the national language without any financial implications. He said although the Malay Language was not an international diplomatic language, but depending on the situation, it could be used by Malaysian delegations, including Malaysian ambassadors overseas.

Brazilian cattle breeding effort to ensure continued beef supply

KL -- The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry (MOA) will take proactive steps to ensure a constant supply of beef in the country including importing cattle breeds from Brazil. Its minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub said ministry officials were making final preparations to draw up a protocol to enable Brazilian cattle to be brought into Malaysia.

Businessman fined RM2,000 for assault on petrol station attendant

TAPAH -- A hot-tempered businessman was fine RM2,000, in default five months’ jail,  by the Magistrate’s Court here today for voluntarily causing hurt on a petrol station attendant. Magistrate Mohd Harith Mohd Mazlan meted out the fine on Muhammad Nuralif Shaufik Ahmad Fauzi, 25, who pleaded guilty to the charge.

Brunei, Indonesian exhibitors to join Songket and Keringkam Exposition 2018

KUCHING -- Participants and exhibitors from Brunei, Indonesia and host Sarawak will promote the songket and keringkam industry globally at a two-day exhibition cum exposition here from Oct 30 in conjunction with the Malay Heritage Festival 2018.