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July 11, 2012
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SEOUL: South Korea said today it may scrap its fiercely criticised plan to resume “scientific” whaling if experts come... More ››

| July 11, 2012
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The prosecution has delivered a copy of its petition to Anwar’s team. More ››

| July 11, 2012
Lim Betty

MIC man comes under fire for suggesting that Lim, his wife Betty Chew and Ng Phaik Keng, whom the... More ››

| July 11, 2012
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Despite the booklets stating the department's name, the deputy minister denies that the government is behind the anti-Bersih material. More ››

July 11, 2012
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TAIPEI: Two women plan to tie the knot next month in Taiwan’s first same-sex Buddhist wedding, as gay and... More ››

July 11, 2012
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DILI: East Timor is seeking “possibly billions” of dollars from foreign oil companies, including US-owned ConocoPhillips, in unpaid taxes,... More ››

July 11, 2012
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VIENTIANE  : The United States plans to ease sanctions this week to allow its companies to invest in and... More ››

July 11, 2012
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RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil forward Neymar has handed control of his career and image rights to the country’s richest man, Eike... More ››

July 11, 2012
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SYDNEY: Australian swimmers are unlikely to be intimidated by the dominant American’s ‘catch us if you can’ boast and... More ››

July 11, 2012
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TOKYO:  A baby giant panda born last week at a Tokyo zoo died of pneumonia today, according to park... More ››

July 11, 2012
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HONG KONG: Australia will press the case for direct conversion between the Australian dollar and the Chinese yuan during... More ››

July 11, 2012
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SYDNEY: Australian authorities today responded to a distress call from a second asylum-seeker boat in as many days as... More ››

| July 11, 2012
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Mesyuarat penuh dengan MDKS pada penghujung bulan ini akan bincang cadangan ini. More ››

| July 11, 2012
COMMENT
Najib Umno

Is Najib Tun Razak, who has been groomed since young to lead the country, facing a coup in Umno? More ››

| July 11, 2012
Wan Azizah Syed Ali

Fformer PKR No2 Syed Husin Ali says the current president is more than capable to contest. More ››

| July 11, 2012
Uproar over RM700mil for polls expenses

Pakatan Rakyat demands to know why it takes that much to run the 13th national elections. More ››

| July 11, 2012
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Its chairman Syed Hamid Albar says taxi drivers would still be required to pay for workmanship and other related... More ››

July 11, 2012
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July 11, 2012
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PHNOM PENH: Japan pressed Southeast Asian nations on Tuesday to lift curbs on its exports imposed after last year’s... More ››

| July 11, 2012
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The University of Selangor (Unisel) is doing well, the Selangor government said, contrary to claims from the opposition. More ››

July 11, 2012
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BANGKOK:  Shoddy management and a lack of funds look set to condemn Southeast Asia to yet another dismal Olympics,... More ››

| July 11, 2012
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Pertumbuhan semakin banyak rumah urut dan pusat hiburan adalah disebabkan pengusaha menyalah guna lesen perniagaan mereka. More ››

July 11, 2012
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BEIJING:  China has announced a team of 396 athletes for the London Olympics, a far smaller delegation than four... More ››

July 11, 2012
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LOS ANGELES:  The United States will send 530 athletes to the London Olympics as part of a massive team... More ››

| July 11, 2012
COMMENT
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It is high time Najib matched words with deed and call for the polls immediately instead of displaying empty... More ››

July 11, 2012
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SEATTLE: The world’s first nuclear-powered surface warship, the USS Long Beach, was put up for auction as scrap metal... More ››

July 11, 2012
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LONDON: British police yesterday arrested a 49-year-old man, reported to be the heir to the Tetra Pak packaging fortune,... More ››

July 11, 2012
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ROME: Fifty four people trying to reach Italy from Libya died of thirst after a 15-day voyage in which... More ››

| July 11, 2012
FEATURE
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Researches show that the elephants, leopards and monkeys populating the park were able to sense the danger well in... More ››

July 11, 2012
ANALYSIS
A man walks outside the headquarters of Vazquez Mota, presidential candidate of the ruling PAN, in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY: Mexico’s conservative National Action Party made history when it swept to power in 2000, ending 71 years of... More ››

July 11, 2012
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MANCHESTER: Ravi Bopara starred with bat and ball as England routed Australia by seven wickets in the fifth and... More ››

July 11, 2012
ANALYSIS
A man, with an inked finger, flashes the victory sign as he celebrates with the new Libyan flag at the end of voting day in Sirte

TRIPOLI: Early results from Libya’s first election since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi show Islamist parties failing to secure... More ››

July 11, 2012
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BANGKOK: Veteran Boonsak Ponsana and teen ace Ratchanok Inthanon carry Thai badminton’s medal hopes in the London Olympics. This... More ››

July 11, 2012
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CAIRO: Egypt’s Islamist-led parliament reconvened yesterday in an open challenge to the generals who dissolved it last month. The... More ››

| July 11, 2012
FEATURE
Flamingos

Once floundering Zoo Negara is finally finding its feet and is committed in pushing past cynical observers and educating... More ››

July 11, 2012
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SYDNEY: The Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA) said today it will join players in legal action over unpaid... More ››

July 11, 2012

HONG KONG: Asian markets fell in morning trade Wednesday, following a decline on Wall Street and amid renewed scepticism... More ››

July 11, 2012
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LONDON: French President Francois Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron tried yesterday to laugh off a rocky start... More ››

| July 11, 2012
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The formation of Malaysia was similar to the formation of Great Britain consisting of England, Wales, Scotland and... More ››

July 11, 2012
COMMENT
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Kos projek LRT Ampang melambung dari RM1.1 bilion menjadi RM1.8 bilion apabila Najib campur tangan dalam pemberian kontrak. More ››

July 11, 2012
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TOKYO:  The Japanese coastguard said three Chinese patrol boats had approached a chain of islands at the centre of... More ››

| July 11, 2012
Jawah Gerang

Newly registered Sarawak Workers Party is drawing on the strength and popularity of ex-politicos to thwart nemesis Parti Rakyat... More ››

July 11, 2012
FEATURE
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PAMPLONA, (Spain): After years of dreaming about it, Oneika Raymond finally joined a growing band of women lured by... More ››

July 11, 2012
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NEW DELHI: Sachin Tendulkar feels that being “madly in love” with cricket has helped him stay at the top... More ››

July 11, 2012
COMMENT
Chua Tee Yong

MCA's Young Professionals Bureau head should stop the attempts to dig a deeper hole for himself while attempting to... More ››

July 11, 2012
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BANGKOK:  Thailand today said a Thai-born US citizen jailed for insulting the king had been pardoned by the monarch,... More ››

July 11, 2012
Jakarta's Governor Fauzi Bowo speaks in an interview in Jakarta

JAKARTA: Voting began today for a new governor for Jakarta, the sprawling Indonesian capital known for its chaotic traffic... More ››

July 11, 2012
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LONDON: New Watford boss Gianfranco Zola says attempting to replace predecessor Sean Dyche will be an “exciting challenge.” Dyche... More ››