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Sarawak loses potential leader with Kee Yew's passing

SIBU, Feb 13 (Bernama) -- Sarawak, particularly Sibu had lost a potential leader with the passing of former Sibu Municipal Council deputy chairman Datuk Andrew Wong Kee Yew.

People say firefighter was assaulted - witness

SHAH ALAM,  Feb 13  (Bernama) -- A witness told the Coroner’s Court here today that he was informed by several people who were at the scene during the chaos at Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, USJ 25, Subang Jaya, last year,  that a firefighter was assaulted.

YITU Healthcare deploys natural language processing for diagnoses

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) – YITU Healthcare, through its natural language processing (NLP) system, can achieve high accuracy rates on par with doctors when reading electronic health records and generating patient diagnoses.

Cable thief electrocuted, hospitalised in critical condition

SEREMBAN, Feb 13 (Bernama) – A man attempted to steal electric cables at a Tenaga Nasional  Berhad (TNB) substation in Port Dickson yesterday but got electrocuted, set off an explosion and caused disruption of electricity supply to 16 other substations and about 5,000 consumers.

Should Malaysia Consider Lese Majeste?

By Noraizura Ahmad

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) -- The act of insulting and mocking the monarchy through social media has become increasingly common nowadays that some have suggested that Malaysia implement the lese majeste law as practiced in Thailand.

Lese majeste – from the Latin laesa majestas – literally means ‘injured majesty’.

In Thailand, the act of violating majesty is a crime that if found guilty, carries a prison term of three to 15 years.

AADK, police enhance effort to stop drugs entering high-risk areas

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) -- The National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) and the Royal Malaysian Police will enhance efforts to curb drug trafficking activities from entering high-risk areas such as Felda settlements and the People’s Housing Programme.

Orang Asli Ecotourism Project Takes Off

By Kurniawati Kamarudin

SUNGAI SIPUT (Bernama) -- Logging and farming activities are leading to shrinking forests and causing the Orang Asli communities here to lose their economic mainstay.

To eke out a living, and making use of the natural environment of the remaining forest space they dwell in, some of the Orang Asli have ventured into ecotourism.

In fact, in Pos Yum, about 60 kilometres from here and home to the Temiar Orang Asli indigenous group,  a resort of sorts – called Pos Yum Chalet – has already been up and running since August last year.