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Elderly man dies in car fire in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR: An elderly man died in a car fire at an apartment complex parking lot here.

Cheras OCPD Asst Comm Muhammad Idzam Jaafar said they recieved a call about the incident at around 10.56am on Tuesday (Sept 21).

He said the Fire and Rescue Department was dispatched to the scene to put out a car fire.

"Investigations revealed the remains of an 82-year-old man in the driver's seat of the vehicle.

"The man suffered burns to at least 70 percent of his body. Checks revealed the vehicle, a Perodua Kancil, was registered to the man," he said in a statement on Tuesday.

He said CCTV footage showed the man got out of his vehicle at around 9.20am and then went back inside it about 15minutes later.

"A loud explosion occurred at ar

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Man found dead in car submerged underwater in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: A man has been found dead inside his car, which was submerged in the sea at a water village in Sandakan district.

Sandakan Fire and Rescue Department chief Jimmy Lagung said they received a call about an almost fully submerged vehicle in Kg Batu 7, at 5.44am, Sunday (Sept 19) and had gone to investigate.

“Our men had proceeded to haul the vehicle out of the water and that was when we noticed there was a victim inside,” he said when contacted.

He said the man was seated in the driver’s seat.

“The victim has been identified as 62-year-old Thien Nyuk Kong,” Lagung said.

Sandakan acting OCPD Supt Abdul Fuad said they were still investigating whether there are elements of foul play in this incident.


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Proton-Geely partnership gives local vendors opportunity to penetrate global market

Thursday, 27 July 2017 KUALA LUMPUR: Proton Holdings Bhd’s strategic partnership with China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group would provide an opportunity for local car parts vendors to penetrate the global market, said Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed. He said the partnership would allow local car …

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Automotive industry to recover gradually

Thursday, 20 April 2017 KUALA LUMPUR: The automotive sector is expected to recover gradually amidst a strengthening of the Malaysian ringgit and an improvement in consumer spending, according to Affin Hwang Capital Research. Additionally, Affin said the consumer confidence index looks promising, rebounding from 69.8 to 76.6 quarter-on-quarter. “We forecast …

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