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Terengganu Beaches Should Be Placed With Dress Code Signs

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PETALING JAYA – Terengganu MCA has suggested for the beaches in the state to be placed with signage showing the appropriate dress code so that non-Muslims can avoid being questioned by enforcement officers. “To avoid doubt and arguments, it is safer to place signage at the seaside showing the permitted beach-wear for Muslims and non-Muslims,”…

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23 Families Finally Own Homes After 43 Years

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KUALA NERUS – After over 43 years squatting on government’s land, 23 families in Kampung Lembah Harapan Seberang Takir here are now proud owners of homes valued at RM40,000. Interestingly, the former squatters only had to pay RM100 for the land titles of their houses which had been properly constructed. The opportunity to own such…

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Marang Fares Better Under BN – Abdul Rahman

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MARANG – Former Marang MP Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Bakar has been called ‘giant killer’ for defeating PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang twice in the general election, and his weapon at the time was convincing voters that the Barisan Nasional (BN) was much better in administering Marang and Terengganu. Currently, he said, the…

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Terengganu’s Prosperity Due To BN

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  KUALA NERUS – The prosperity and wealth enjoyed by the people in Terengganu currently will only be sustained if the Barisan Nasional (BN) continues to be given the mandate to administer the state after the 14th General Election (GE14). History has proven that only the BN is eligible to rule Terengganu because it has…

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Terengganu Sees Increase In Flood Evacuees Saturday Morning

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  KUALA TERENGGANU – Terengganu saw a slight increase in the number of flood evacuees as at 8 am today, with 600 people from 169 families compared to 503 from 149 families at 10 pm yesterday. The State Disaster Management Committee secretariat said the evacuees were being housed at 11 relief centres in six districts,…

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49 Evacuees Still At Relief Centres In Flood-Hit Terengganu

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  KUALA TERENGGANU – The situation in flood-hit Terengganu has improved tremendously, leaving only 49 people from 12 families at two relief centres in the Setiu and Besut districts this morning. The Info Banjir portal reported that in Setiu, 28 people from six families were being accommodated at the Kampung Nyatoh surau and 21 people…

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Terengganu Resort In Trouble Over Endangered Sea Turtle

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KUALA TERENGGANU: A video of a turtle devouring hatchlings in a pool has gone viral and will likely land the operator of a resort near Pulau Kapas in hot water. This is because the resort does not have a permit to keep sea turtles, much less declare the containment area as a sanctuary pool. In…

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Free Bus Service For Terengganu Students To Return Home For Aidilfitri

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  KUALA TERENGGANU – The Terengganu Graduates Association (Permata) is providing 320 free seats on eight buses under its “”Bas Balik Raya” project for undergraduates from the state to return home for the Aidilfitri celebration. Project director Nizarmuhsin Mohamad said the free bus service was offered based on first come first serve basis where those…

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Terengganu Govt To Expand Maize Cultivation

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SETIU – The Terengganu state government has identified a 400-hectare site to cultivate maize as an effort to improve the income of some 22,000 people in the state. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman said the project, to be implemented in stages throughout the state, was in line with the country’s initiative to…

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‘Unmarried Muslim Pillion Riders Not Allowed To Hug And Lean Against Each Other’

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KUALA TERENGGANU: Unmarried Muslim couples who ride on motorcycles together in the state have been told to “keep their hands” to themselves. Among the acts that those riding pillion must never do include putting their hands in the jacket pocket of their partners. They are also reminded not to hug and lean against each other…

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Unmarrried Muslim Couples On Motorbikes In Terengganu Should Behave

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KUALA TERENGGANU: Unmarried Muslim couples should control their emotions and keep their hands to themselves while riding on motorcycles, said state Religious Affairs Department (JHEAT) Commissioner Datuk Wan Mohd Wan Ibrahim. Wan Mohd added that such couples should also refrain from putting their hands into the pockets of their lover’s jacket as such acts were…

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Student Leaves ‘Shocking’ Message On Instagram Before Drowning Incident

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KUALA NERUS: “A shocking thing is going to happen” – those were the final words from 13-year-old Ahmad Bahaqi Muzanni Nor Shariman on his Instagram before he tragically drowned at the Seberang Takir beach on Monday. His mother, Azura Abdul Latif, 43, said she had read her son’s status, however, he did not seem any…

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Untrue That 1 In 4 People In Terengganu Suffer Mental Illness

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KUALA TERENGGANU – The news which has gone viral that one in every four persons in Terengganu is suffering from mental illness is not true, said Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman.  He said the figures were actually referring to mental health issues such as depression and stress. “They are two different things with mental…

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Gigantic One-Tonne Bull Slaughtered, Provides Meat For 2,000 Families

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KUALA TERENGGANU: A one-tonne, heavily-muscled Chalorais bull slaughtered at an Aidiladha korban (sacrificial) ceremony here Tuesday benefited about 2,000 families due to its gigantic size. The slaughtering process of the three-year-old bull – three times the size of normal cattle – was witnessed by over 1,000 people who flocked to a site near Datuk Amar…

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Terengganu Government Lorry Reported Stolen In KL

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KUALA TERENGGANU: A three-tonne lorry belonging to the Terengganu government carrying about RM300,000 in costumes and musical instruments and equipment has been stolen. State Secretary Datuk Wan Nawawi Wan Ismail said Monday the lorry left Kuala Terengganu for Kuala Lumpur on Saturday evening and reached the hotel where the crew and performers were staying in…

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Ahmad Said Wants Peace

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KUALA TERENGGANU: Datuk Seri Ahmad Said is now ready for reconciliation and to end his feud with Mentri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman. The Kijal assemblyman, however, said this would only be possible if Ahmad Razif fulfilled certain conditions. Among the conditions was for the Mentri Besar to show him some respect and discuss with…

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Terengganu State Assembly Sitting Adjourned With No Unexpected Incident

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KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu state assembly sitting was adjourned sine die Monday with no unexpected incident, after much brouhaha over the political crisis in the state leadership. Even Kijal Assemblyman Datuk Seri Ahmad Said (pic) did not move any motion, despite talks that he would table an emergency motion at the sitting. All Terengganu state…

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Ahmad Said Backs Out, Walks Out Early

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KUALA TERENGGANU: Kijal assemblyman Datuk Seri Ahmad Said who was expected to make a dramatic move at the state assembly sitting on Monday, was seen leaving the hall during the tea break at about 10.45am. When asked about his next move, the former mentri besar said that nothing had been decided and asked reporters to”wait…

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Reps Reminded To Follows Rules As Terengganu Assembly Sitting Begins

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KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu state assembly sitting began here at 9.35am Monday with Speaker Datuk Mohd Zubir Embong reminding assemblymen to strictly follow all rules. He reminded them to respect one another, adding that they should not hurt each other’s feelings. “What we are going to do today will be seen by everyone, including observes,…

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Terengganu Umno Youth Hopes Political Turmoil Will End

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KUALA TERENGGANU: The state Umno Youth hopes that the political turmoil in Terengganu will be resolved soon. In a statement Thursday, its chief Mohd Johari Abu Bakar said he hoped that the issue would not burden the people. “The Prime Minister (Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak) also said that he is monitoring the situation and…

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Terengganu Umno Info Chief Tells Ajil Rep To Resign From Exco

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KEMAMAN: Ajil state assemblyman Ghazali Taib has been advised by Umno Terengganu liaison information bureau chairman Wan Abdul Hakim Tan Sri Wan Mokhtar to resign as state exco. Wan Abdul Hakim agreed it would be a drastic move on Ghazali’s part but that it was best to do so to ensure smooth running of the…

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MB Stands Firm, No Terengganu Snap Polls

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KUALA TERENGGANU: Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman is standing firm on staying put as Mentri Besar and downplayed the possibility of snap elections in Terengganu. He said he was unsure of the reason behind Ajil assemblyman Ghazali Taib’s statement that the majority of the state’s assemblymen were unhappy with the political anxiety they were facing. Ghazali,…

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Terengganu May Have Snap Elections

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KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu is being pushed to the brink again and this Monday’s state assembly sitting could decide whether the state may have to resort to a snap election. The latest crisis has come about following a flare-up of tensions between Mentri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman and his antagonistic predecessor Datuk Seri Ahmad Said…

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Terengganu Announces Exco Reshuffle Effective Aug 1

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KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu government has announced a reshuffle of portfolios held by seven state executive councillors to take effect on Aug 1. Of the 10, including Mentri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman, seven will see a change in their portfolios while the job scope of three other exco members remained status quo. A statement…

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I’m Leaving It To PM, Says Terengganu MB

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KUALA TERENGGANU: Mentri Besar Ahmad Razif has left his future in the hands of the Prime Minister. Ahmad Razif while leaving Wisma Darul Iman after the weekly executive councillors’ meeting, which he chaired on Wednesday, declined to elaborate on his future as Terengganu Mentri Besar, only saying that he was leaving it up to Datuk…

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MB Ahmad Razif Chairs Terengganu Exco Meeting As Usual

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KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman Wednesday chaired the weekly meeting of the state executive council as usual. Ahmad Razif, who has been stripped of all state titles, arrived at Wisma Darul Iman in his official car at 9.25am and greeted reporters who had been waiting there from 8.30am. A cheerful Ahmad…

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Terengganu Sultan Strips MB Of All State Titles

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Terengganu Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin has stripped Mentri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman (pic) of all the titles bestowed on him effective April 22. This was announced in a statement issued Monday by the Comptroller of the Royal Household, Office of His Royal Highness the Sultan of Terengganu. The statement…

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PM To Have Audience With Terengganu Sultan Over MB Issue

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LUNDU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today he would have an audience soon with the Sultan of Terengganu, Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, on the issue involving the menteri besar. Najib also called on all quarters not to speculate on the matter, saying the Terengganu state government administration was functioning normally. “I am…

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40,000 Attend Zakir Naik’s Lecture, Sit Through Rain

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KEMAMAN: Nearly 40,000 people attended Dr Zakir Naik’s final lecture in Terengganu which was held at Padang Astaka here tonight. It was the fourth lecture by the Islamic preacher in Terengganu since arriving in the country on April 9. Despite the drizzle, people began arriving as early as 7.30 pm to hear Dr Naik’s lecture…

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Ahmad Said Skips Sitting After Failed Bid To Oust MB

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KUALA TERENGGANU – Kijal assemblyman Datuk Seri Ahmad Said, who tabled a motion of no-confidence against the Mentri Besar, was no where seen at the state assembly sitting on Wednesday. However, his aim to dethrone Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman is expected to be pursued by the 14 PAS and one PKR…

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