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Archive for August 8th, 2012

| August 8, 2012
Khalid-Ibrahim meeting

Ramai pemimpin dan wakil rakyat Umno Selangor sekarang matang dan kelulusan hingga peringkat ijazah sarjana baik dari universiti... More ››

| August 8, 2012
Wong Judat

Did Sarawak BN secretary-general Dr Stephen Rundi jump the gun when he issued a warning to Meluan assemblyman Wong... More ››

August 8, 2012
RM Ringgit Malaysia Investment

For this year alone RM970 million has been allocated to finance and coordinate information and communications, bio-and green technology... More ››

August 8, 2012
ortega

MADRID: Spanish clothing retail tycoon Amancio Ortega was named the third richest man in the world by Bloomberg Index,... More ››

August 8, 2012
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NEW YORK/LONDON: The Treasury Department and Federal Reserve were blindsided and angered by New York’s banking regulator’s decision to... More ››

August 8, 2012
COMMENT
ATOM Pemandu car workshop

ATOM addresses two issues: the physical transformation of the workshops and providing the owners with training to help them... More ››

| August 8, 2012
Menteri Besar Dato’ Sri Mohamad Hasan

Negeri Sembilan MB Mohamad Hasan says the state is not bankrupt and instead they have a surplus. More ››

August 8, 2012
morgan

NEW YORK: Morgan Stanley, under fire to boost profit margins in its retail brokerage arm, is considering closing brokerage... More ››

August 8, 2012
Stocks rally for third straight day on European optimism

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK:  Stocks rose for a third straight day on Tuesday, pushing the S&P above 1,400... More ››

August 8, 2012
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NEW YORK/LONDON: An unusual sight greeted guests at New York’s posh St. Regis hotel on Monday: dozens of investors... More ››

August 8, 2012
oil rig

By Florence Tan SINGAPORE: Brent crude dipped on Wednesday, coming off a 12-week top hit in the previous session,... More ››

| August 8, 2012
COMMENT
Najib Economy

Since the beginning of time right until the present age, the federal government has never really cared about good... More ››

August 8, 2012

By Kirstin Ridley and Huw Jones LONDON: Minos Zombanakis, born 86 years ago on a Greek island, remembers the... More ››

August 8, 2012
tiger beer

SINGAPORE:  A Thai company  raised the stakes in a battle for control of a Singapore brewer about to be... More ››

August 8, 2012
bolt

LONDON:  Jamaica will seek to extend its sprint dominance at London 2012 on Wednesday when Usain Bolt sets out... More ››

| August 8, 2012
azhar yunus

Azhar berkata, beliau sedia menerima undangan berceramah di seluruh negara bagi memenangkan Pakatan Rakyat. More ››

August 8, 2012
usain bolt

LONDON: Usain Bolt began his bid to complete the sprint double at the London Olympics by cruising into the... More ››

August 8, 2012
comp condom

LONDON: London Olympic organisers are investigating how a bucket of Australian-tagged condoms found its way into the athletes’ village... More ››

August 8, 2012
ahmad maslan

Umno hits out at Pakatan Rakyat for having different national day themes for its four states. More ››

August 8, 2012
canada football

LONDON:  Canada’s beaten soccer players accused Norwegian referee Christiana Pedersen of bias towards the United States after their dramatic... More ››

August 8, 2012
boxing1

LONDON: The last American male boxer exited the London Games on Tuesday to complete a humiliating first Olympics without... More ››

August 8, 2012
GB

LONDON: Britain is celebrating its biggest haul of Olympic gold since 1908 at a London Games that just keeps... More ››

August 8, 2012

LONDON:  Victoria Pendleton bade a tearful farewell to the sport that has caused her pleasure and distress in equal... More ››

August 8, 2012
Wu Ching Kuo

LONDON: Olympic boxing’s governing body (AIBA) is to consider extending its new professional league to include women after they... More ››

| August 8, 2012
COMMENT
putrajaya pakatan

After taking over Putrajaya, Pakatan should initiate investigations into the malpractices and crimes allegedly committed by the BN. More ››

August 8, 2012
A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his gun during clashes with Syrian Army in the Salaheddine neighbourhood of central Aleppo

ALEPPO, (Syria): Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad won a pledge of support yesterday from regional ally Iran as his forces tried... More ››

August 8, 2012
A man holds his shoes as he swims in floodwaters along a road in Marikina, Metro Manila

MANILA: Deadly torrential rains submerged much of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas yesterday, forcing nearly 270,000 people to... More ››

August 8, 2012
A woman walks during a funeral for soldiers in Cairo

RAFAH, (Egypt): Egypt began to seal off smuggling tunnels into the Gaza Strip yesterday, a security source said, two... More ››

August 8, 2012
Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak speaks during a news conference in Kabul

KABUL: Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak resigned yesterday after losing a no-confidence vote in parliament, leaving President Hamid... More ››

August 8, 2012
Romania's suspended President Traian Basescu addresses the media in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Romania’s Constitutional Court is under “shocking” political pressure ahead of its ruling on the validity of a referendum... More ››

August 8, 2012
FEATURE
To match feature BEER-AFRICA/

WORCESTER, (South Africa): On a bitterly cold Saturday afternoon in Worcester, a forlorn rural community near South Africa’s southern tip,... More ››

August 8, 2012
Employees stand next to a power backup generator run by diesel at the Kei Industries at the industrial estate of Bhiwadi

BHIWADI, (India): A siren rang out in the cable factory in northern India when there was a power blackout... More ››

August 8, 2012
German Chancellor Merkel arrives at session of Bundestag that will vote on a Spanish bank aid package in Berlin

BERLIN: Even in the remote Italian mountain village of Sulden, Angela Merkel must be finding it hard to tune out... More ››

August 8, 2012
ANALYSIS
Fleeing civilians wait to cross into Turkey at an unofficial border crossing in the northern Syrian province of Idlib

DAMASCUS: Turkey’s worst nightmares are beginning to come true in Syria – a protracted sectarian civil war on its long... More ››

August 8, 2012
Mali's interim President Traore arrives at Bamako airport

OUAGADOUGOU: The lead mediator in regional efforts to end unrest in Mali told rebels there that they had to cut... More ››

August 8, 2012
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WASHINGTON: The United States yesterday called on Bangladesh to allow non-governmental organizations to continue providing aid to members of... More ››

August 8, 2012
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UNITED NATIONS: A US law and an electronics industry code governing the use of conflict minerals have slashed profits... More ››

August 8, 2012
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BANJA LUKA, (Bosnia): Bosnian Serbs threatened yesterday to block their country’s already slow progress towards European Union membership unless the... More ››

August 8, 2012
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WASHINGTON: The United States yesterday targeted three Belize-based associates of Mexico’s most-wanted man, cocaine king Joaquin Guzman, by freezing... More ››

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