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Archive for October 12th, 2011

October 12, 2011
Bursa

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia closed on a firmer note today, in tandem with the rebound in share prices on... More ››

| October 12, 2011
Projek mrt

Pakatan is politicising the re-routing of the underground tunnel, says SPAD chairman. More ››

| October 12, 2011
Bandar Mahkota Cheras toll

The controversial concessionaire gets until 2030 to collect toll on the Cheras-Kajang Expressway. More ››

| October 12, 2011
ibrahim ali

Economists dismiss the threat of liberalisation to Bumiputera entrepreneurs but voice concerns of their own. More ››

| October 12, 2011
donaldlim

It has only a minimal impact on Malaysia, Donald Lim tells Parliament. More ››

October 12, 2011
Kampung Baru

The area will only be developed if the landowners and heirs agree to it, says Raja Nong Chik Raja... More ››

| October 12, 2011
Election

MCA and Gerakan may be wiped out again unless they changed their political outlook and strategies, says a NGO. More ››

| October 12, 2011
SPR

Leaders of the outlawed Bersih 2.0 can attend and participate as individuals. More ››

| October 12, 2011
MCA glamour girls 02

MCA Youth chief had threatened with legal action for linking PKR to 'glam girls' appearing on pornographic images. More ››

October 12, 2011
Kashmiri people buy pastries and spices ahead of Eid al-Fitr festival in Srinagar

NEW DELHI:  It’s festival season in India, with the celebrations providing a perfect opportunity for family outings, late-night parties... More ››

October 12, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The two-day Asean Economic Council (AEC) Retreat will be held beginning Oct 14 here to discuss the... More ››

October 12, 2011

SINGAPORE:  Businesses along Singapore’s famous Orchard Road shopping street plan to deploy trained hawks to scare off thousands of... More ››

October 12, 2011
Asian Market N

HONG KONG: Asian shares were mixed today with some markets reversing morning losses as fears eased over a Slovakia... More ››

| October 12, 2011
TV3 Wanita Hari Ini

The talk show not only demeans but has also puts fear and hatred towards the transsexual community in Malaysia,... More ››

| October 12, 2011
Taib

MPs concerned with the ongoing international probe into Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud's wealth also want to know what... More ››

| October 12, 2011
ANWAR SAIFUL

Anwar Ibrahim's lawyer Sankara Nair says the defence made the decision following the High Court ruling to set aside... More ››

| October 12, 2011
Zulkifli Noordin 032c

Anti-Pakatan bloggers ridicule opposition's objection to a payrise for MPs, calling it a political gimmick to gain support. More ››

| October 12, 2011
balak2

Dunia mengakui 12 juta hektar kawasan tanah di Sarawak sebagai tempat yang kaya dengan kepelbagaian biologi. More ››

October 12, 2011
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BERLIN: Billionaire investor George Soros and some 100 former European dignitaries Wednesday published an open letter warning that the... More ››

| October 12, 2011
Instant Project_Pavements

The construction activity going on in Ampangan is reminiscent of a by-election campaign More ››

| October 12, 2011
Awang Adek

Global slowdown or no, Malaysia will grow by 5% to 6%, says Awang Adek More ››

October 12, 2011
pill

EDINBURGH:Women who take the contraceptive pill tend to choose as partners men who are less attractive and worse in... More ››

| October 12, 2011
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The Australian parliament will decide tomorrow on whether or not to bypass a High Court ruling declaring the Malaysia-Australia... More ››

October 12, 2011
awang adek

Bantuan "one off" atau sekali sahaja itu diumumkan oleh Perdana Menteri semasa membentangkan Belanjawan 2012 minggu lepas. More ››

| October 12, 2011
national service

The Defence Ministry says there was no follow up on the training scheme, stressing that the programme was a... More ››

| October 12, 2011
Musa Aman

Talk of land grabs across rural and urban Sabah are worrying owners who fear the government may arbitrarily take... More ››

| October 12, 2011
COMMENT
civil servants

It is time the government addresses the issue of the overbloated civil service. More ››

| October 12, 2011
Koh Tsu Koon and Gerakan

Spotlight will be on embattled party president Koh Tsu Koon. More ››

| October 12, 2011
Yong Teck Lee

Allegations of land misappropriations are stacking up against Sabah's political warlords More ››

| October 12, 2011
Najib Budget

The Wall Street Journal says the combination of temporary handouts and tax breaks doesn't help Malaysia's competitiveness. More ››

October 12, 2011

YANGON: Myanmar freed a prominent monk who led street protests in 2007 and dozens of other “prisoners of conscience”... More ››

| October 12, 2011
taib mahmud

An advert countering Ta Ann's claim to producing 'eco-wood' from Tasmania has drawn a response from the Australian Election... More ››

| October 12, 2011
Najib Eco

From number 53 in 2006, Malaysia drops 25 rungs to 78 in the world economic freedom report 2011. More ››

October 12, 2011

FMT LETTER From Denison Jayasooria, via e-mail I welcome comments on my remarks in the press on issues affecting... More ››

| October 12, 2011
Jais

Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad feels that matters like the raid on the church should be referred to a... More ››

October 12, 2011
guava-and-benefit

NEW DELHI: The humble guava is the healthiest fruit for the human body, while the pineapple is at the... More ››

October 12, 2011

FMT LETTER From R Kengadharan, via e-mail MIC president G Palanivel claims that there is a marked increase in... More ››

| October 12, 2011
kelapa-sawit

Owners of native customary rights (NCR) land who joined the Sarawak's Felda-styled schemes are crying foul. More ››

October 12, 2011
Liverpool's Andy Carroll celebrates after scoring against Everton during their English Premier League match at Goodison Park in Liverpool

LONDON:  Liverpool want a larger share of the overseas TV rights money currently negotiated collectively by the Premier League... More ››

| October 12, 2011
COMMENT
Budget 2011

The language Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak used when presenting the budget was the kind often used by gamblers. More ››

October 12, 2011

FMT LETTER From Dr AT Kumararajah, via e-mail We welcome and congratulate the Prime Minister for the affirmative budget... More ››

October 12, 2011

FMT LETTER From LH Chew, via e-mail I always wandered what will happen if the BN government was to... More ››

| October 12, 2011
Alfred Jabu

Kerajaan yakin tanaman getah mampu meningkatkan taraf pendapatan penduduk yang berpendapatan rendah di luar bandar. More ››

October 12, 2011

SURAT FMT Yap Heng Lung, melalui e-mel Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) mengutuk tindakan  Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) atas satu... More ››

October 12, 2011
wall

The Wall Street protests may be part of a global popular backlash that started in the Arab countries against... More ››

| October 12, 2011
FOOD REVIEW
Straits 3

The taste may not be Thai original but it is still nice to the palate. More ››