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Finas approves Ahmad Idham's application to shorten his contract as CEO

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9 -- The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) Board of Directors has accepted and approved the application from its chief executive officer (CEO) Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri to shorten his contract of service to March 10 next year.

Police nab five, including married couple, seize drugs worth RM355,710

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 9 -- Penang police successfully dismantled a drug processing laboratory, with the arrest of five people, including a married couple and seizing drugs worth RM355,710, in a raid on a house in Kepala Batas on Dec 4.

Pangkor Island ready to embrace duty-free status

By Rozainah Abdul Rahim

LUMUT, Dec 9 -- With less than a month to go before the Pangkor Island to be proclaimed a duty-free island on Jan 1, new attractions and improvements are underway on the island so that when the day arrives, all facilities will be ready for the visitors.

Samy Vellu's son seeks court order to check on father's mental health

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9 -- Datuk Seri S. Vell Paari, the son of Tun S. Samy Vellu has filed an originating summons against his father for the court to investigate in determining if the former MIC president is of unsound mind and incapable of managing his own affairs.

Sugar supply liberalisation will benefit consumers in the long run - Chong

KUCHING, Dec 9 -- The liberalisation policy on sugar supply in Sarawak will not result in an immediate effect to the price of the commodity but will definitely benefit consumers in the long term, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Deputy Minister Chong Chieng Jen said today.

Sabah govt views seriously re-emergence of polio - Mohd Shafie

KOTA KINABALU, Dec 9 -- The Sabah government views seriously the re-emergence of polio in the state, the first for the country after almost 30 years, and will do its level best to ensure that it will not spread, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said.

EC has received court notification on Kimanis seat - Azhar

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 9 -- The Election Commission (EC) has received the official notification from the court on its decision in declaring the result  for the P176 Kimanis parliamentary seat in Sabah in the general election held on May 9 last year as null and void.