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Fisherman missing for 14 hours found clinging to plastic barrel

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MERSING: A fisherman was found safe, clinging to a blue plastic oil drum, some 14 hours after being reported missing at sea.

The director of the Mersing Maritime Zone, Maritime Commander Khairul Nizam Misran, said the victim, an Indonesian man known as Catur, was found by the fishing vessel PL 87 which participated in “Ops Carilamat”.

It was found about 10 nautical miles south of Sibu Island around 10:30 a.m. on Monday (October 3).

Khairul said Catur, 40, who was last seen on a fishing boat wearing only green pants, was believed to have fallen and traveled 9.3 nautical miles from where he was reported missing around 8 p.m. yesterday. .

“The victim was then taken to the Tanjung Sedili Seaside Jetty in Kota Tinggi for treatment and action,” it said in a statement.

Earlier, Mersing Sea Zone received a report from fishing boat owner Kuek Ho Hwa, 66, about the incident before “Ops Carilamat” was staged at around 11:50 pm yesterday.

The search and rescue operation involved the Kilat 14 boat from the Mersing Maritime Zone, the RH 32 boat from the Maritime Police and the PTL 21 and PL 87 boats from the Department of Fisheries, involving 30 members, with a search area 86 square nautical miles covering the waters southeast of Sibu Island.

The public is reminded to channel any information on incidents and emergencies at sea through the Johor maritime operations center MERS 999 hotline on 07-219 9401. – Bernama


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Anwar to meet govt depts, agencies to focus on cost of living issues on Nov 27

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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will hold a meeting with government departments and agencies in Putrajaya on Sunday (November 27) that will focus on cost of living issues affecting people.

“Tonight, we held a prayer session with parishioners and friends in Sungai Long.

“Tomorrow morning at 11am there will be a meeting with government departments and agencies in Putrajaya that will focus on the cost of living issues that are burdening the people,” he said in a post on his Facebook and Twitter accounts on Saturday. (November 26).

Anwar is scheduled to attend the 2022 National Cost of Living Action Council special meeting at 11am on Sunday in Perdana Putra, Putrajaya. – Bernama


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Football: Malaysia Cup 2022: JDT take trophy after downing Red Giants 2-1

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PETALING JAYA: Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) has become the 2022 Malaysia Cup champion after beating Selangor 2-1 in the final held at Bukit Jalil National Stadium on Saturday (November 26).

JDT and the Red Giants were tied 1–1 at halftime before JDT’s Fernando Forestieri scored the game-winner in the 59th minute.

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I was just there to see my friends, says Ismail Sabri rubbishing talk of meeting between BN, PAS leaders

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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob says he was at a country club in Petaling Jaya for a farewell party for former employees of the Prime Minister’s Department on Friday (November 25).

The former prime minister strongly denied that it was said he was at the club for a closed-door meeting between Barisan Nasional and PAS leaders, Sinar Harian reported.

Ismail, Umno’s vice president, said he would only meet friends for a farewell ceremony.

READ ALSO: Dr Wee refutes claims that he attended a discussion with Umno and PAS leaders

“These (rumors) are malicious slander meant to tarnish my name. Nowadays, I can’t even meet my friends,” he told the Malaysiakini online news portal.

Talk about a meeting at the club had gone viral on social media after photos of various politicians arriving at the club were posted online.

Ismail added that it was unfair for certain quarters to label him a “traitor” for meeting with PAS leaders, however BN leaders who met with their Pakatan Harapan counterparts earlier this week were branded as “heroes”. .

The viral post lists Ismail, former Umno General Secretary Tan Sri Annuar Musa, PAS General Secretary Takiyuddin Hassan, MCA President Datuk Dr. Seri Wee Ka Siong and former Putrajaya Umno Deputy Director Datuk Tun Faisal Ismail Aziz, among those who attended the meeting. .

Earlier, Dr. Wee said in a Facebook post that he had been to the club after receiving an invitation from two businessmen.

“It was to have dim sum for brunch at a restaurant located in the country club.

“When I arrived, I met former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, who was in the cafeteria next to the restaurant.

“I greeted him before my friends arrived. When they (my friends) arrived, I went directly to the aforementioned restaurant for lunch,” he said, adding that he was hurt by the slanderous accusations.

Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri also denied that Barisan General Treasurer Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein was present at the farewell ceremony.

Sinar Harian reported that Ismail Sabri also said that other Umno leaders such as Khairy Jamaluddin were also slandered for going against party chairman Datuk Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

“Right now, because they want to support other people to form a government and appoint someone to be prime minister, the Umno leaders are slandering each other and dividing the party,” he said.


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