Sunday, February 01, 2009

Malaysiakini's Perak discovered old stone tools and lost two ADUNs


It could be a coincidence to read the series of news in Malaysiakini today below (note : The oldest human skeleton ever found in Malaysia is the 11,000-year-old Perak man (above), discovered in 1991)

Scientists find Perak stone tools 'oldest in SEA'
Feb 1, 09 8:25am
Malaysian archaeologists have announced the discovery of stone tools they believe are more than 1.8 million years old and the earliest evidence of human ancestors in Southeast Asia.
The stone hand-axes were discovered last year in the historical site of Lenggong in Perak, embedded in a type of rock formed by meteorites which was sent to a Japanese lab to be dated.


Missing PKR duo: Perak Pakatan to lodge report
Malaysiakini Team Feb 1, 09 11:17am
The Perak Pakatan Rakyat government is ready to swing into action after waiting for five days to hear from its two missing state exco members.
Menteri Besar Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin today said that his government would be lodging a 'missing person' police report after consulting with the families of the two PKR state representatives.Mohammad Nizar also urged the duo - Behrang assemblyperson Jamaluddin Mat Radzi and Changkat Jering state representative Osman Jailu - to come forward even if they have decided to join the Barisan Nasional.

PM: Pakatan reps to join us
Malaysiakini Team Feb 1, 09 2:12pm

Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi today revealed that several Pakatan Rakyat state representatives from Perak could soon join the Barisan Nasional."God willing, it will happen," he was quoted as saying by Bernama. He said this when asked to comment on talks that two missing Perak Pakatan state excos are defecting to BN.

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