Malaysian News Bulletin: Wed 27/02/2013

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Wednesday 27th February 2013

1. “SUBANG JAYA: The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry is in the final stages of drafting a law that will financially benefit indigenous communities living in forests, said Minister Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas.”


2. “KUALA LUMPUR: Up to 5,027 people have been evacuated in Terengganu, Kelantan, Perak and Selangor due to floods, which have worsened overnight in the east coast states of Terengganu and Kelantan.”


3. “PETALING JAYA: It will take at least five years and the training of some 60,000 teachers to prepare for making English a compulsory pass subject in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination.”


4. “YONG PENG: A fire at a poultry farmhouse, located along Jalan Labis, has killed about 54,000 chicks.”


5. “KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Rakyat’s proposal to increase the minimum wage to RM1,100 will be “darn tough” to implement, said Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.”


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