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Archive for January 3rd, 2011

January 3, 2011
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KOTA BARU: “Harimau Malaya” goalkeeper Khairul Fahmi Che Mat, 21, has been presented with a house by the Kelantan... More ››

January 3, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Star Publications (M) Bhd has appointed Ho Kay Tat as executive director. In filing to Bursa Malaysia... More ››

January 3, 2011

KANDAL: Hundreds of Cambodians today celebrated an unusual wedding ceremony – for a pair of pythons – who they... More ››

January 3, 2011

RAFAH: Around 100 pro-Palestinian activists, part of an aid convoy from Asia, crossed into the Gaza Strip from Egypt... More ››

January 3, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) wants Misbun Sidek to explain his shock resignation as national singles... More ››

January 3, 2011

FRANKFURT: The Haiti earthquake and floods in Pakistan and China helped make 2010 an exceptional year for natural disasters,... More ››

January 3, 2011

SYDNEY: One of sport’s great and enduring rivalries resumes with the battle for supremacy between Rafael Nadal and Roger... More ››

January 3, 2011

WASHINGTON: US biotech company Advanced Cell Technology said today it was cleared by the government to start its second... More ››

January 3, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gained 14.51 points to end at a historic high of... More ››

January 3, 2011

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s economy grew 12.5% in the fourth quarter of 2010, a record year in which the city state... More ››

January 3, 2011
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AUCKLAND: Top seed Maria Sharapova cruised through her first round match in the Auckland Classic women’s tennis tournament today... More ››

January 3, 2011

MOSCOW: Weather-related power outages around Moscow threatened the operations today of Russia’s busiest airport, which already experienced historic disruptions... More ››

January 3, 2011

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s central bank faced fresh pressure to raise interest rates today after data showed inflation for 2010 reached... More ››

January 3, 2011
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LOS ANGELES: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was in hospital in Los Angeles yesterday following complications with one of her... More ››

January 3, 2011
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MACKAY: The Australian military today raced to bring food and supplies to the flood-hit northern city of Rockhampton before... More ››

January 3, 2011

TEHRAN: Iran hanged today seven people convicted of drug trafficking in the western city of Kermanshah and a man... More ››

January 3, 2011

HONG KONG: Macau’s gaming revenue hit a record US$23.5 billion in 2010, according to official figures released today, outpacing... More ››

| January 3, 2011
FULL REPORT
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SHAH ALAM Khusrin nafi sebarang agenda politik BN terhadap pelantikannya sebagai SUK Selangor. More ››

| January 3, 2011
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Lim Kit Siang comes out with guns blazing against the Umno mouthpiece for suggesting that DAP wants to make... More ››

| January 3, 2011
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Despite a two-fold increase in palm oil prices, workers feel they're being given the short shrift. More ››

January 3, 2011

From P Ramakrishnan, via e-mail The Chief Secretary to the Government, Mohd Sidek Hassan, has precipitated a constitutional crisis... More ››

January 3, 2011

From Sean Whyte, via e-mail The passing into law this week of the new Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 is... More ››

| January 3, 2011
FULL REPORT
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Until a solution is reached over the impasse, Khusrin will also not be allowed to attend exco and economic... More ››

| January 3, 2011
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DAP's Tony Pua smells a rat and wants the government to disclose the fees being paid to contractor MMC-Gamuda. More ››

January 3, 2011
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SYDNEY: Thirty-six people escaped serious injury when the ceiling of an Australian cinema partially collapsed today after heavy rain,... More ››

January 3, 2011
Mohamad Sabu

PAS member Mohamad Sabu has been found not guilty of obstructing a police officer. More ››

January 3, 2011

Songsern Duranee, via e-mail The transport minister, the director-general of the Road Transport Department, and the Malaysian people should... More ››

| January 3, 2011
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Anti-Selangor government movement GAPS is seeing red over Sri Muda state rep Suhaimi Shafei's blog posting, which it describes... More ››

January 3, 2011
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A sexist remark by Gerakan Youth has got Teresa Kok all riled up. More ››

January 3, 2011
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HONG KONG: Asian stocks made a strong 2011 start today as traders looked forward to a healthy year ahead,... More ››

January 3, 2011

From Rina Samsudin, via e-mail The commentary, ‘Surviving the coming hard times’ is an excellent one and confirms my... More ››

| January 3, 2011
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Warmer nights are retarding rice output in Asian countries and likely to push them into poverty. More ››

| January 3, 2011
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The Selangor government has blamed former MB Khir Toyo over the controversial appointment of the new state secretary. More ››

| January 3, 2011
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SEMATAN (Sarawak): Tahap keberkesanan sistem kawalan sempadan negara semakin mantap apabila kerajaan mengambil pendekatan melalui penggunaan kaedah teknologi pengambilan... More ››

| January 3, 2011
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PETALING JAYA: Ketika akhbar arus perdana berterusan menyepikan isu berhubung dakwaan skandal seks pemimpin negara, satu lagi skandal seks... More ››

| January 3, 2011
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Apathy towards plight of Sarawak natives keeps opposition upbeat about good showing at polls. More ››

January 3, 2011
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The former MIC strongman will lead a 150-strong delegation to the ninth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas conference in New Dehli. More ››

January 3, 2011

From Paul Low, via e-mail The settlement of US$137 million (RM413 million) by Alcatel-Lucent SA (AL) with the US... More ››

| January 3, 2011
FULL REPORT

Mahasiswa Unisel menolak sekeras-kerasnya penglibatan mana-mana ahli politik dalam perlantikan canselor yang baru. More ››

January 3, 2011
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Sarawak United People’s Party will face an uphill task to wrest back two state seats due to internal infighting. More ››

January 3, 2011
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KUALA LUMPUR: It’s official. Sabah politician Jeffrey Kitingan has resigned from PKR. FMT has acquired a copy of his... More ››

| January 3, 2011
COMMENT
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MALAYSIANS often complain that the public transport service in Malaysia is a joke. Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has... More ››