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Archive for August 6th, 2012

August 6, 2012
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KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia remained firm at close today, as investors increased their holdings in selected... More ››

| August 6, 2012
Shahrizat+Abdul+Jalil

Wanita Umno chief Shahrizat Abdul Jalil claims that both Rafizi Ramli and Zuraida Kamaruddin were out to finish her... More ››

August 6, 2012
FEATURE
driving

How is our health affected by our everyday routines? More ››

| August 6, 2012
COMMENT
Hudud 1

With the clock ticking away, it is imperative that the DAP-PAS verbal war over the hudud issue be... More ››

August 6, 2012
bu

KUALA LUMPUR: The inflow of foreign funds into Bursa Malaysia last week remained sizeable as foreign investors bought, on... More ››

August 6, 2012
ECB

HONG KONG: Asian markets rebounded strongly today on better-than-expected US jobs data while traders took a more positive view... More ››

August 6, 2012
tiger woods

Prime Minister Najib says he is looking forward to have a tee-off with him. More ››

August 6, 2012
najib sabah

The deputy chief minister says the people must reject the opposition and their empty words. More ››

August 6, 2012
flashfloods in penang

Flash floods along Jalan Perak, part of Jalan Masjid Negeri, Jalan Makloom, Kg Makam, Jalan Sungai Pinang, Jalan Anson... More ››

August 6, 2012

FMT LETTER, From Nik Affendi Jaafar, via e-mail We refer to your posting “Revisiting EPF ‘loans’ to govt” by... More ››

| August 6, 2012
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA

Contestant Catherine Ng was one of the five winners who bagged RM100 prize money. More ››

| August 6, 2012
Reveal all agreements on Talam, says MCA

MCA's Chua Tee Yong says Selangor state exco Teresa Kok was issuing statements on Talam without checking her facts. More ››

| August 6, 2012
Dato Yong Khoon Seng

Sarawak BN-SUPP fears a backlash from rising youth involvement in politics. More ››

| August 6, 2012
FEATURE
humpty-dumpty

My father gave me a beautifully illustrated book of rhymes for my sixth birthday that I loved dearly. It... More ››

| August 6, 2012
INTERVIEW
Bank

A young entrepreneur hopes to help Malaysians save time and money through his website. More ››

August 6, 2012
R

CHICAGO: The hunt for the assets of Peregrine Financial Group CEO Russell Wasendorf Sr (photo) has yielded a backyard... More ››

August 6, 2012
lee

Fans express sympathy for badminton star Lee Chong Wei after his heart-breaking loss in the London Olympic Games final. More ››

August 6, 2012

FMT LETTER, From Wong Koon Mun, via e-mail Words cannot express my disgust against the crass message by my... More ››

August 6, 2012

FMT LETTER, From P Dev Anand Pillai, via e-mail At the first instance, it is totally wrong for a... More ››

August 6, 2012

FMT LETTER: From Suzanne Vigenser, Melbourne via e-mail The Malaysian Palm Oil Council is coming to Sydney this September... More ››

August 6, 2012

FMT LETTER, From Brian in KL, via e-mail Thank you for your article on the MPO musicians. There were... More ››

August 6, 2012
jaka

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s economic growth surprisingly picked up in the second quarter of this year, signalling that Southeast Asia remains... More ››

| August 6, 2012
lim guan eng

Four years on, the CM is forced to face the same people who gave him a standing ovation in... More ››

August 6, 2012
capital

NEW YORK: Knight Capital Group Inc looked set yesterday to enter into a US$400 million financing deal with a... More ››

| August 6, 2012
Sarawak ElectionbIRD

BN and SUPP cannot afford to antagonise the 14,000 Dayak community in the Stampin constituency. More ››

| August 6, 2012
COMMENT
Tony Pua dan Chua Tee Yong

How many times has the deputy agriculture minister visited the National Feedlot Centre in the past year to resolve... More ››

August 6, 2012
APB

SINGAPORE: Fraser and Neave Ltd shares jumped to a record on speculation that a break-up of the Singapore conglomerate... More ››

| August 6, 2012
chong wei

The DAP assemblyman made some disparaging comments about Chong Wei's defeat to Lin Dan in the Olympics badminton singles... More ››

| August 6, 2012
COMMENT
FMT Kad

Selagi polisi tidak diubah, selagi itulah masalah dokumen pengenalan diri tidak akan selesai. More ››

August 6, 2012
COMMENT
adflin_harun_masuk_Umno

Is it possible for them to understand the struggle of the people and get their hands dirty working in... More ››

| August 6, 2012
COMMENT
EDT  Kwsp

The government's bid to increase the full EPF withdrawal age to 60 years has rekindled memories of the Mahathir... More ››

August 6, 2012
Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr talks to media in Amman

RAMALLAH, (West Bank): A meeting of international envoys due to be held in the West Bank to show support for... More ››

August 6, 2012
An Arrow II missile interceptor is displayed in front of journalists in the Palmahim military base south of Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM: Israel is upgrading its Arrow II ballistic missile shield in a US-backed “race” against Iran, Syria and other... More ››

August 6, 2012
FEATURE
Children play near borehole where signboard is erected in Eleme community, outside Nigeria's oil hub city of Port Harcourt

OGONILAND, (Nigeria): A bright yellow sign above the well in this sleepy Nigerian village says ‘caution: not fit for use’,... More ››

August 6, 2012
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OAK CREEK, (Wisconsin): Gunmen opened fire during morning services at a Sikh temple in a Milwaukee suburb yesterday, wounding... More ››

August 6, 2012
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BAGHDAD: A group of al Qaeda prisoners was caught trying to tunnel out of Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison, an... More ››

August 6, 2012
A Free Syrian Army fighter holds a RPG launcher during a clashes with Syrian Army in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of central Aleppo

ALEPPO, (SYRIA): Syrian army tanks shelled Aleppo yesterday and a helicopter gunship strafed rebel positions with heavy machinegun fire... More ››

August 6, 2012
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s interior minister has said elements of the Afghan government are likely supporting a senior Pakistani Taliban leader... More ››

August 6, 2012
Greek PM Samaras addresses a parliamentary group in Athens

ATHENS: Greece’s latest fiscal and reform pledges may be enough to convince international lenders weary after years of broken... More ››

August 6, 2012
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MAIDUGURI, (Nigeria): A suicide car bomber attacked a military checkpoint in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Damaturu yesterday, killing six soldiers... More ››

August 6, 2012
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TUNCELI, (Turkey): Six Turkish soldiers, two state militiamen and 11 Kurdish militants were killed when the rebels attacked military outposts... More ››

August 6, 2012
Britain's Laybourne and Leaf fall on the pitch as they try to save a point against Japan during their women's Group A volleyball match at Earls Court during the London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON: Home favourites Britain went out of the women’s Olympic volleyball tournament against a far superior Japan, who outclassed... More ››

August 6, 2012
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LONDON: Roger Federer missed out on bagging an elusive Olympic tennis singles gold to complete his vast trophy collection,... More ››

August 6, 2012
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LONDON: For Britain’s Andy Murray every cloud has a golden lining. Four weeks after the Scot cried his eyes... More ››

August 6, 2012
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LONDON: Serena and Venus Williams retained their Olympic tennis women’s doubles gold with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Czech... More ››

August 6, 2012
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LONDON: Denmark’s Lasse Norman Hansen finished with a scorching time-trial to win the Olympic men’s track cycling omnium event... More ››

August 6, 2012
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LONDON: Canadian rider Tiffany Foster was disqualified before the team show jumping final yesterday because of hypersensitivity in her... More ››

August 6, 2012
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LONDON: Britain’s Jessica Ennis may be on her way to becoming the most marketable woman in world sport after... More ››

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