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Archive for August 5th, 2012

August 5, 2012
China's Lin Dan celebrates winning his men's singles badminton gold medal match against Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Wembley Arena

The world number one becomes the first man to defend the title. More ››

August 5, 2012
KL-FINANCE

The government's steady economic stewardship has provided a sound basis for our country's economic resilience. More ››

August 5, 2012
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The newly formed party wants all Sarawakians to prosper, according to Larry Sng. More ››

August 5, 2012
FEATURE
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Seven surprising health benefits of Ramadan. More ››

August 5, 2012
Chinese government house in Sansha

Jutting up from lush, green vegetation, a domed colonial-style building is the dominant structure on Yongxing island, a land... More ››

| August 5, 2012
COMMENT
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The duo are repeating Jeffrey Kitingan’s mantra on Borneo rights, change and reform through their own respective vehicles. More ››

August 5, 2012
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Kerajaan bercadang menaik taraf dua kuil (di Felda Sungai Tengi) sedia ada dalam masa terdekat bagi memberi keselesaan kepada penganut... More ››

| August 5, 2012
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Sabah dan Sarawak menerima royalti minyak sedangkan Kelantan dinafikan hak yang sama. More ››

August 5, 2012
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FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank (ECB) has broken new ground in the eurozone crisis with hints that it could... More ››

August 5, 2012
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WASHINGTON: The British are coming, not by land or by sea, but on the Internet. British media have been... More ››

| August 5, 2012
FEATURE
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Tea is the most popular beverage in the world – comforting your nerves on a stressful day, delicious in... More ››

August 5, 2012
ANALYSIS
Indian train blaze

If the Indian Railways fails to learn its lessons from tragedies like the one at Nellore, then it is... More ››

| August 5, 2012
FEATURE
MCKK file pix

An MCKK old boy reminisces, with no apologies for the bragging. More ››

| August 5, 2012
FEATURE
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Oleh kerana Rama dan Sita melanggar nasihat Maharishyi Kaswa, mereka bertukar menjadi kera. More ››

| August 5, 2012
waythamoorthy

The movement is also advised to stop shooting at everyone, and always finding fault and name calling Pakatan Indian... More ››

| August 5, 2012
zamil-ibrahim

Kedah Kita Youth leader now says he was manipulated by a party leader to question the Penang CM on... More ››

August 5, 2012
COMMENT
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Contoh paling mudah tentang pengaruh budaya Arab di kalangan penganut agama Islam Melayu ialah penggunaan bahasa Arab yang semakin... More ››

| August 5, 2012
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Kita tidak akan menarik balik saman ke atas Petronas dan prosidingnya akan didengar pada Oktober ini, kata Husam Musa. More ››

August 5, 2012
President Obama lines up a putt on first green at Andrews Air Force Basi in Maryland

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama celebrated his 51st birthday yesterday with a round of golf, then was to head to... More ››

August 5, 2012
Members of the military and bystanders look at debris after a car bomb exploded near the offices of the military police in Tripoli

TRIPOLI: A car bomb exploded near the offices of the military police in Tripoli early yesterday, a senior security... More ››

August 5, 2012
Iranian Defense Minister General Ahmad Vahidi walks in parliament in Tehran

DUBAI: Iran has test-fired a new, more accurate short-range missile capable of striking land and sea targets, it said... More ››

August 5, 2012
A boy plays with an AK-47 rifle owned by his father in Azaz

ALEPPO, (Syria): Syrian artillery, planes and a helicopter gunship pounded rebel positions in Aleppo yesterday, witnesses said, as President... More ››

August 5, 2012
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SEOUL: The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has said it will send a first batch of emergency food aid... More ››

August 5, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA: Sudan said yesterday it had reached a deal with South Sudan on oil transit fees, a first... More ››

August 5, 2012
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PORT HARCOURT, (Nigeria): Pirates attacked a ship being used by an oil servicing company in the waters off southeastern Nigeria... More ››

August 5, 2012
Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki, flanked by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and his vice-president Kalonzo Musyoka, leaves after a meeting at State House in capital Nairobi

NAIROBI: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Kenya on Saturday to hold free and fair elections and be... More ››

August 5, 2012
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BELGRADE: Lawmakers in Serbia adopted a law yesterday stepping up parliamentary control over the central bank, despite stiff criticism... More ››

August 5, 2012
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RAMALLAH, (West Bank): The Palestinians will next month renew a bid to upgrade their status at the United Nations, their... More ››

August 5, 2012
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CAIRO: Egypt invited officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to visit to resume talks on a US$3.2 billion... More ››

August 5, 2012
United Nations Special Human Rights Rapporteur Tomas Ojea Quintana talks to reporters during his news conference before his departure at Yangon International Airport

YANGON: A top United Nations envoy on Saturday voiced grave concern over alleged abuses by Myanmar security forces after... More ››

August 5, 2012
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KABUL: Afghanistan’s parliament voted yesterday to dismiss the country’s two top security ministers for failing to stop cross-border shelling... More ››

August 5, 2012
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LONDON: Britain will face the United States in the women’s Olympic team pursuit final after the local favourites beat... More ››

August 5, 2012
Usain Bolt of Jamaica runs on his way to winning his 100m heat round 1 during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

LONDON: The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt burst into the Olympics on an action-packed “Super Saturday”, cantering to victory... More ››

August 5, 2012
Serena Williams of the U.S. returns to Russia's Sharapova in their women's singles gold medal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: Serena Williams won her first Olympic tennis women’s singles gold yesterday with a 6-0, 6-1 demolition of Russia’s... More ››

August 5, 2012
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DORNEY, (England): British rowing won two Olympic gold medals in 20 minutes yesterday when the men’s four beat fierce... More ››

August 5, 2012
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LONDON: “Japanese judo is dead”. That was the damning verdict of Japanese journalists watching dejectedly as heavyweight Daiki Kamikawa... More ››

August 5, 2012
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LONDON: Britain’s Jessica Ennis is bidding to become only the fourth woman to break 7,000 points for the heptathlon... More ››

August 5, 2012
Olympic Games chief Sebastian Coe reacts during a news conference in the Olympic Park at the London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: Doping moved back into the spotlight at the London Olympics yesterday with at least two more confirmed positive cases... More ››

August 5, 2012
China's Li Xuerui returns a shot to compatriot Wang Yihan during their women's singles badminton gold medal match at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Wembley Arena

LONDON: China’s Li Xuerui survived two ferocious comebacks by her top-seeded compatriot Wang Yihan to seal the women’s singles... More ››

August 5, 2012
Italy's Jessica Rossi kisses her gold medal celebrating victory and new world record on the Women's shooting trap at the Royal Artillery Barracks during the London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: Italian policewoman Jessica Rossi came within inches of the first perfect performance in the women’s trap yesterday, smashing... More ››