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UMK aiming to attract 1,000 overseas students in five years

BACHOK, Aug 7 (Bernama) -- Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) hopes to attract more interest from foreign students to take up studies in various fields, particularly business, Islamic finance and biotechnology.

Dr Sahruddin not giving up MB post

Johor Menteri Besar (MB) Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal has rubbished rumours that he would be giving up the MB post, allegedly because he had failed to tackle pollution issues affecting the port and industrial city of Pasir Gudang.

Humanitarian actors asked to be more politically savvy

PETALING JAYA, August 7 (Bernama) -- Humanitarian crises happening around the world have become more political and thus humanitarian actors need to become more politically savvy to be able to address key issues with political leaders, MERCY Malaysia president Datuk Dr. Ahmad Faizal opined.

Pitas boat incident: SAR to resume tomorrow

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 7 (Bernama) -- Strong winds and huge waves forced the search and rescue team in yesterday's Pitas boat incident to suspend its operation at 1 pm today.

Immediate aid for woman and two kids sleeping at hospital

KUANTAN, Aug 7 (Bernama) -- A woman who had to allow her two young daughters sleep on the floor of the Hospital Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah (HoSHAS) lobby in Temerloh near here, as she was looking after her ailing husband had drawn attention of the authorities.

Tobacco Control Act to be submitted to AGC end of month

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7  (Bernama) -- The Tobacco Control Act which is being drafted by the Ministry of Health will be submitted to the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) by the end of this month for fine-tuning before its is tabled to the Cabinet early next year.

Cops record statement from 20 witnesses including Nora Anne's family

NILAI, Aug 7 (Bernama) -- Police have recorded statements from as many as 20 witnesses including family members to assist in the investigation of the missing Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, 15, said deputy police chief SAC Che Zakaria Othman.