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Archive for August, 2012

August 31, 2012
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JOHOR BARU: Legoland Malaysia, opening soon in Iskandar Malaysia here, will not only become the latest tourist attraction in... More ››

August 31, 2012
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LUXEMBOURG: Another 88,000 people joined the eurozone’s jobless ranks in July, leaving its unemployment rate at a record 11.3%... More ››

August 31, 2012
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HONG KONG: Hong Kong police have arrested the chairman of one of China’s largest property developers, Agile Property Holdings,... More ››

August 31, 2012
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CANBERRA: Australia today approved the purchase by a Chinese-led consortium of a giant cotton farm, a decision certain to... More ››

August 31, 2012
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TOKYO: Asian shares fell to four-week lows today as investors cooled expectations that US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke... More ››

August 31, 2012
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OSAKA: Sharp Corp has fallen behind schedule on production of screens for Apple Inc’s latest iPhone just weeks before... More ››

August 31, 2012
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Thailand sets world record for mass massage. More ››

August 31, 2012
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TOKYO: Shinji Kagawa will remain frozen out of his favoured central attacking role for Japan despite a flying start... More ››

August 31, 2012
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NEW YORK: Serena Williams has no plans to follow Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick into retirement after the US... More ››

August 31, 2012
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NEW YORK: Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams made her second consecutive US Open second-round exit as German sixth... More ››

August 31, 2012
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NEW YORK: Roger Federer admitted he was saddened by Andy Roddick’s retirement, insisting he’ll always regard him as a... More ››

August 31, 2012
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MANCHESTER: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini admits it could take several weeks before the Premier League champions hit peak... More ››

August 31, 2012
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NEW YORK:  Andy Roddick’s surprise retirement from tennis yesterday on his 30th birthday ended an era for American tennis,... More ››

August 31, 2012
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BERLIN: Bayern Munich host VfB Stuttgart in their opening home league game of the season on Sunday with new signing... More ››

August 31, 2012
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LONDON: Andre Villas-Boas accepts Tottenham have made a disappointing start to the Premier League campaign and the news that... More ››

August 31, 2012
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LONDON: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini hopes the prospect of reliving the greatest day in the club’s history will... More ››

August 31, 2012
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LONDON: Real Madrid midfielder Esteban Granero has become the latest player to sign for Queens Park Rangers during the... More ››

August 31, 2012
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LIVERPOOL: Luis Suarez’s late goal sent Liverpool into the Europa League group stage as the Reds drew 1-1 with... More ››

August 31, 2012
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TAMPA, (Florida): The management skills and determination that made Mitt Romney so effective in business as he amassed a... More ››

August 31, 2012
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TOKYO: A Tokyo court ruled today that Samsung Electronics’ mobile devices did not violate an Apple Inc patent involved... More ››

August 31, 2012
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WASHINGTON: The Pentagon yesterday threatened legal action against the Navy SEAL who has written a book recounting his role... More ››

August 31, 2012
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SYDNEY: A man who befriended a teenage Australian girl on the social media site Facebook before luring her to... More ››

August 31, 2012
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NEW DELHI: India’s GDP growth languished around its lowest in three years in the quarter that ended in June,... More ››

August 31, 2012
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MONTREAL: A woman’s headless torso was found at the base of the Niagara Falls, Canadian police said yesterday, ruling... More ››

August 31, 2012
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BRASILIA: Brazil’s Supreme Court convicted a leading politician yesterday, the first in a major bribery trial over alleged vote-buying... More ››

August 31, 2012
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BEIJING:  The death toll from a gas explosion at a coal mine in China has risen to 37, with... More ››

August 31, 2012
FEATURE
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Eating seafood in this country is not a shy affair. More ››

August 31, 2012
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TAMPA, (Florida):  For most of the Republican convention, the one word none of the main speakers had dared utter... More ››

| August 31, 2012
FEATURE
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If you’re thinking about writing a will, don’t do a homemade version. More ››

August 31, 2012
ANALYSIS
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By David Henry and Emily Flitter NEW YORK: The fallout from a nearly US$6 billion trading loss at JPMorgan... More ››

August 31, 2012
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BEIJING: A Chinese dissident convicted of subversion based on evidence provided by US Internet giant Yahoo! was released from... More ››

August 31, 2012
FEATURE
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JERUSALEM: Gripping the guardrail by a small lake in Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo, six-year-old Zeinab and seven-year-old Tali gaze in... More ››

August 31, 2012
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TAMPA, (Florida): White House challenger Mitt Romney promised yesterday to take a tougher line on Russia if he is... More ››

August 31, 2012
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SYDNEY: Fugitive Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson vowed today to spearhead his group’s next campaign against Japan’s annual whale... More ››

August 31, 2012
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SINGAPORE: History suggests Singapore will enjoy a welcome baby boom in this Year of the Dragon, the most auspicious... More ››

August 31, 2012
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SYDNEY: Australia said today it would complete its mission in Afghanistan despite suffering its deadliest day in combat since... More ››

August 31, 2012
FEATURE
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SINGAPORE: As far back as 25 years ago, US investor Jim Rogers already believed China would be the next... More ››

August 31, 2012
FEATURE
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REYHALI, (Turkey): From a safe house in Turkey, working his way through one cigarette after another, Hassan Abu Ali... More ››

August 31, 2012
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SAN FRANCISCO: Bing added a feature yesterday that lets people search through photos friends posted on Facebook. “With more... More ››

August 31, 2012
FEATURE
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LUANDA: Through an unmarked door, down a passageway and behind a padlocked metal gate lies a room littered with... More ››

August 31, 2012
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MIAMI: Hurricane Kirk strengthened rapidly over the open Atlantic Ocean yesterday, though it posed no hazard to land, US... More ››

August 31, 2012
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SEOUL: The illness of Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon is “irreversible”, the church said today, after he was... More ››

August 31, 2012
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WASHINGTON: An American freelance journalist whose whereabouts in Syria were unknown for more than two weeks is being held... More ››

August 31, 2012
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LOS ANGELES: Sylvester Stallone’s eldest son Sage died from heart failure, the Los Angeles county coroner’s office said yesterday,... More ››

August 31, 2012
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TOKYO: Japan’s best-known toilet maker yesterday put a “poop-powered” motorbike on display at its showroom, saying it can drive... More ››

August 31, 2012
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TOKYO: Japan’s government laid out plans today to suspend some state spending as it could run out of cash... More ››

| August 31, 2012
COMMENT
najib merdeka

Najib has made a lot of mistakes and has reneged on many promises. His Merdeka slogan, ‘Janji DiTepati’ is... More ››

| August 31, 2012
TSZaki

Dayak leaders have taken offence to Special Review Commission on Civil Service Transformation chairman Zaki Azmi's 'insulting' statement... More ››

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