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Daily Archives: 2016-11-19

Desmond Lee: North-South Expressway can not avoid Ellison Building entirely

Mr Kok Heng Leun, a Nominated Member of Parliament, asked the Minister for National Development, a series of questions, in respect of the demolition and rebuilding of three units of Ellison Building for the purpose of the North-South Corridor (NSC): Whether LTA and URA have considered realigning the North-South Expressway without affecting Ellison Building when the alignment plan was announced …

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6,454 cartons and 460 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Tuas checkpoint

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced that its officers had seized 6,454 cartons and 460 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes from a Malaysia-registered truck at the Tuas checkpoint on 17 November. It said that officers directed the truck, driven by a lone 46-year-old male Malaysian, for inspection upon its arrival at the checkpoint at about 9am. The truck was carrying a consignment …

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Malaysians resolved to turn up for Bersih despite arrest of key leaders

Police have arrested Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah and the secretariat secretary Mandeep Singh. On 18 Nov, a police team from Bukit Aman as well as officers from the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SMM) raided the Bersih office in Petaling Jaya about 3pm. According to a tweet from Lawyers for Liberty, Mandeep and Maria will be detained at the Kuala …

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