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Archive for August 9th, 2012

August 9, 2012
Najib Tun Razak / UMNO 2005

The prime minister dismisses allegation that the National Day theme is a political rhetoric. More ››

August 9, 2012
Syabas Air SElangor

The Selangor government makes the move to acquire the four water concession companies. More ››

August 9, 2012
ANALYSIS
To match Analysis THAILAND-RICE/

By Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat BANGKOK: Millions of tonnes of rice that no one wants; huge losses for the state budget;... More ››

August 9, 2012
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KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia were higher at close today on continuous follow-through buying in selected heavyweights... More ››

| August 9, 2012
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The Kelana Jaya LRT extension line at Putra Heights will be tweaked to address landslide fears in the area. More ››

August 9, 2012
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Ibrahim Ali berkata, kenyataan itu tidak bertanggungjawab dan tidak boleh diterima sama sekali seolah-olah enggan cuba mencari jalan penyelesaian... More ››

August 9, 2012
nepal

KATHMANDU:  Nepal has banned women under 30 from travelling to Gulf countries to work following reports of widespread sexual... More ››

| August 9, 2012
mahathir 2012

A Sabah MP also says the federal government acted irresponsibly by granting foreigners in Sabah citizenship. More ››

August 9, 2012
New Money 2012

Hari Raya is coming soon but there are no new RM5 and RM20 notes to go around. More ››

August 9, 2012

FMT LETTER, From Proham, via e-mail Proham views with deep concern the plight and suffering of the Rohingya stateless... More ››

| August 9, 2012
jeffrey kitingan

Jeffrey Kitingan claims that Sabahans are now paying the price for the follies of these yesteryear political novices. More ››

| August 9, 2012
VIDEO INSIDE
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No disunity here except with federal government's 'Janji Ditepati' Merdeka day theme, Pakatan leaders say. More ››

August 9, 2012
snow wedding

Johannesburg snow fulfils couple's white wedding dream. More ››

| August 9, 2012
liow tiong lai

Health Minister Liow Tiong Lai was criticised for saying everything is normal in Bukit Koman gold mining area. More ››

| August 9, 2012
DAP leaders lodge police report

DAP is also mulling a civil suit. More ››

August 9, 2012
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HANOI: A Vietnamese airline has been fined for hosting a mid-flight dance by bikini-clad beauty pageant contestants without first... More ››

| August 9, 2012
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Bagaimanapun, beliau menerima Islam sebagai agama rasmi. More ››

August 9, 2012
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HONG KONG: Hong Kong said today it will test babies who have consumed Japanese-made infant formulas found to have... More ››

| August 9, 2012
Light at end of tunnel for Bestino investors

The investors held a two-hour meeting with Bestino managing director Chong Yuk Ming, in the presence of Aminuddin... More ››

August 9, 2012
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WELLINGTON: New Zealand police said today they believed three people, including a Brazilian student, had drowned after being swept... More ››

August 9, 2012
Anwar-Khairy

The case is not a suitable case to be struck off, says the Appeals Court. More ››

August 9, 2012
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KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait will not attend a conference that Iran is to host today on finding ways to end... More ››

August 9, 2012
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WASHINGTON: The United States said yesterday it “stands with Sweden” in its efforts to promote human rights in Belarus,... More ››

| August 9, 2012
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The Coalition Against Water Privatisation made the decision after Syabas refused to reveal any details on the purported 'water... More ››

| August 9, 2012
khir toyo

Dr Khir Toyo bertanya ke manakah perginya wang yang dibayar oleh pelajar selama ini. More ››

August 9, 2012
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TOKYO: The mayor of Nagasaki called today for a Japan free of nuclear fears as the city marked the... More ››

August 9, 2012
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MANILA: Philippine authorities appealed Thursday for help in getting relief to two million people affected by deadly floods in... More ››

August 9, 2012
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HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly rose today as data showing China’s output slowed and inflation hit a two-and-a-half-year low... More ››

August 9, 2012
Elena Koniaraki rides her bicycle between taxis at a central street in Athens

ATHENS: Greece’s dire economic plight has forced thousands of businesses to close, thrown one in five out of work... More ››

August 9, 2012
Grenada's Kirani James celebrates after winning the men's 400m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games

MIAMI: Grenada’s prime minister declared a half-holiday on Tuesday and gave the entire island the afternoon off to celebrate... More ››

August 9, 2012
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Discus gold medal winner sleeps in train station LONDON: Discus thrower Robert Harting ripped off his shirt after he... More ››

August 9, 2012
BOJ

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan held off fresh easing measures today and repeated its view that the economy was... More ››

| August 9, 2012
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MCA's Chua Tee Yong questions why land supposedly transferred to the Selangor government has not been done and why... More ››

| August 9, 2012
pi bala

'How innocent is Bala in the matter of Altantuya's murder? Was he an accomplice?' These are some of... More ››

| August 9, 2012
VIDEO INSIDE
Zunar Kartunis

Popular cartoonist Zunar launches the first animated political cartoon in Malaysia and his target is obvious. More ››

August 9, 2012
FEATURE
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This study shows people consume more vegetable when they were offered a variety, compared to just one type of... More ››

August 9, 2012
Thai-AirAsia

KUALA LUMPUR: The long-haul arm of budget carrier AirAsia said today it would add six leased aircraft to its... More ››

August 9, 2012

FMT LETTER, From William F Vendley, via e-mail Religions for Peace condemns the morally reprehensible attack by a lone... More ››

August 9, 2012
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LONDON:  Alex Ferguson says Manchester United’s attempts to sign Robin van Persie from Arsenal have stalled. The Netherlands striker,... More ››

August 9, 2012

FMT LETTER, From M Featherstone, UK, via e-mail I’m not Australian but I believe, from what I read on... More ››

August 9, 2012

FMT LETTER, From Hardi Baktiantoro, via e-mail The Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) has learnt of a forthcoming Malaysian... More ››

| August 9, 2012
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Bersih 3.0 co-chairman, A Samad Said, said its Merdeka gathering is for Malaysians who want free and fair elections. More ››

August 9, 2012
FEATURE
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Top 10 ways to have a healthier work day. More ››

| August 9, 2012
Teresa Kok and Chua Tee Yong

DAP's Teresa Kok says that Chua claims that only his land valuation of the UYGCC is accurate while those... More ››

| August 9, 2012
perak

Salman Saleh mendakwa syarikat usaha sama dengan Maju Perak itu tidak berpengalaman dan ditubuhkan tidak sampai enam bulan. More ››

August 9, 2012
COMMENT
Rafizi & Jihari

The WPA is clearly not a proper whistleblower protection law enacted to serve the public interest or to combat... More ››

August 9, 2012
FEATURE
Win Zaw, a motorbike taxi driver, stands by a hut where his family once ran a farm in Shan-su near Kyaiklat town

By Jason Szep LAKAPON (Myanmar): In a timeless ritual here in Myanmar’s rice basket, labourers in bamboo hats scattered... More ››

| August 9, 2012
Penang BN

The party's Penang vice-chairman says Gerakan has the expertise and the people to run the government or play... More ››

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