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Villagers kill 5.5m-long python at quarry

Villagers had to use a crane to remove a giant python that they killed at a quarry near Sungai Perdak New Village here due to its weight and size. The villagers expressed shock over the size of the animal, which measured 5.5m long and weighed about 70kg, China Press reported. According to villager Chen Yi…



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Donation for Tabika Islam and SAR KAFA Nur Hidayah (PERKIM) Kg Baru

The children at Tabika Islam – SAR KAFA Nur Hidayah (PERKIM) Kg Baru have lots to keep them motivated. In conjunction with the Majlis Khatam Al Quran dan Ihtifal, Dato’ Sri Liow Tiong Lai, MP for Bentong and Minister of Transport gave a donation which he hopes will help them strive to do better in…



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1Community 1RTD Closing Ceremony

The Road Transport Department today closed their 1Community 1RTD programme in Bentong. The programme was designed to help rural residents gain their B2 motorcycle licenses. A total of 381 candidates were successful. Dato Sri Liow Tiong Lai, who officiated the closing, congratulated the leadership of RTD and the state in holding the programme and commended…



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Wild elephants threat at Manchis

Surrounding development and widespread deforestation has forced wild elephants out of their natural habitat into a village in Manchis. The wild elephants have been destroying crops at the village and villagers have started fearing for their safety. On a visit there, Dato Sri Liow Tiong Lai surveyed the area and the damage done. The villagers…



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Official Launch of the Pasar Selera Santai Malam at Dataran Bentong

Fri, 9 January 2015 — Today, the Pasar Selera Santai Malam was officially opened by Mohd Syahid Bin Ismail, president of the Bentong Municipal Council. The night stalls will offer almost 60 kinds of dishes every Friday to folk who are eager to have a taste of Bentong cuisine. This pilot project was initiated to…