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Archive for August 16th, 2012

August 16, 2012
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SOFIA: A suicide bomber who killed five Israeli tourists in Bulgaria may have had an accomplice who carried a... More ››

August 16, 2012
Bursa-Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia closed mixed today in tandem with the softer regional markets as investors adopted a wait-and-see... More ››

| August 16, 2012
janji ditepati

According to Barisan Nasional assemblyman Johnical Rayong, rural villagers in Sarawak are 'light years away in development'. More ››

| August 16, 2012
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Samy Vellu comes to the rescue of Makkal Osai, the Tamil newspaper which used to criticise him while in... More ››

August 16, 2012
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KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd’s (TM) latest international submarine cable system, Cahaya Malaysia, which links Malaysia to Japan, will... More ››

| August 16, 2012
Dig at Bazar Ramadhan1

Hawkers were angry with a contractor who had started earthworks in the midst of the food bazaar. More ››

| August 16, 2012
Ambiga perak signatures in support

Bersih 3.0 co-chairman S Ambiga was all smiles when she held up the more than 10,000 signatures from Malaysians... More ››

August 16, 2012
infra

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s investment in real assets and infrastructure is expected to grow by 6.8%, amid low real interest... More ››

| August 16, 2012
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Ex-PAS No 2 Nasharuddin says DAP chairman Karpal's rejection of hudud points to Islamophobia and chides his party... More ››

August 16, 2012
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy is expected to expand up to 5% this year, after recording an impressive 5.4%... More ››

| August 16, 2012
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Kota Belud MP Abdul Rahman Dahlan says the government has to either amend Section 114A or ensure people... More ››

August 16, 2012
smart

KUALA LUMPUR: Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end-users reached 419 million units in the second quarter of 2012,... More ››

| August 16, 2012
FEATURE
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Benefits of kissing. More ››

August 16, 2012
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JAKARTA: Indonesia risks losing a “golden opportunity” to boost economic growth if it fails to improve infrastructure and streamline... More ››

| August 16, 2012
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Menteri Besar Kelantan itu berkata beliau tidak pernah mengeluarkan sebarang kenyataan menggesa sesiapa keluar parti. More ››

August 16, 2012
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GUWAHATI, (India): An angry mob torched a bus and burnt a road bridge in a restive region of northeast... More ››

August 16, 2012
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SINGAPORE: Singapore’s High Court has ruled that more than US$23 million seized from the estate of late Philippine dictator... More ››

August 16, 2012
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SYDNEY: A boatload of asylum-seekers picked up by a Singaporean merchant vessel after a distress call were today accused... More ››

August 16, 2012
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BANGKOK: Thailand said today it was holding peace talks with some Muslim insurgent groups in its violence-wracked south, in... More ››

August 16, 2012
solar

TOKYO: Cash-strapped Sharp Corp is in talks to sell its key solar panel plant in Japan as part of... More ››

August 16, 2012
FEATURE
psytrus

Whether it’s Psytrus solo, or Psytrus and the Third Party, it all boils down to the story of a... More ››

| August 16, 2012
ncr

A Sarawak PKR leader alleges that a plantation company in Bintulu destroyed a road linking three longhouses to their... More ››

August 16, 2012
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Malaysia had done extremely well economically when compared with several developed economies, in the global volatile economic environment. More ››

| August 16, 2012
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Little India with its thriving business community needs more than a police beat base, says PKR. More ››

| August 16, 2012
aktivis OKU PKR

Isaiah D Jacob, pada 9 Ogos lalu, menerima sepucuk surat layang melarangnya bergiat aktif dalam politik pembangkang dan menyertai... More ››

August 16, 2012
yen

HONG KONG: Asian markets rose today, with Tokyo leading advances as the yen weakened against the dollar owing to... More ››

August 16, 2012
FDI

BEIJING: Foreign direct investment in China fell 8.7% in July, the government said today, as the economy continues to... More ››

| August 16, 2012
mahkamah shah alam

CIMB mailed the reminders to his old address despite the businessman having updated his new address. More ››

August 16, 2012
kim

SEOUL: The head of one of South Korea’s biggest business groups was sentenced to four years in prison today... More ››

August 16, 2012
maybank

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s largest lender, Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), beat expectations with a 25% rise in second-quarter net profit,... More ››

August 16, 2012
COMMENT
general election

The 13th general election will put Najib’s administration into the final test in providing genuine reforms for the country. More ››

August 16, 2012
stndrt

LONDON/NEW YORK: Standard Chartered is pursuing a collective settlement with other US authorities after agreeing to pay US$340 million... More ››

August 16, 2012
COMMENT
Najib Musa Aman Taib Mahmud

Najib Tun Razak is worried that acting against Musa Aman and Taib Mahmud will open a Pandora box on... More ››

August 16, 2012
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Tiga ketetapan itu ialah menggantung keanggotaan Syria dalam OIC, gesaan iktiraf negara Palestin dan membela nasib umat Islam Rohingya... More ››

| August 16, 2012
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PM expected to make an announcement at the OIC's two-day extraordinary summit. More ››

| August 16, 2012
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Fahaman kebangsaan atau 'asabiyah itu adalah di antara amalan-amalan jahiliyah kerana mereka tidak memperhitung kebenaran. More ››

| August 16, 2012
guan eng penang

The DAP-helmed state government is expected to retain the state in the next general election but observers claim that... More ››

August 16, 2012
ceo

By Jennifer Saba NEW YORK: The tasks that now confront Mark Thompson, the newly appointed chief executive of The... More ››

August 16, 2012
Marinaleda's Mayor and IU Parliamentarian Gordillo poses for photograph next to tents at the Turquillas land in Osuna

MADRID: A Spanish mayor who became a cult hero for staging robberies at supermarkets and giving stolen groceries to... More ››

| August 16, 2012
FEATURE
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Tips for healthier kids’ lunches. More ››

| August 16, 2012
Arrested native villagers in Serian

Sarawak police raided a village and detained five people whose names were not even in the report filed... More ››

August 16, 2012

FMT LETTER: From Malaysian Nature Society, via e-mail We wish to congratulate Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak on the... More ››

August 16, 2012
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SYDNEY:  The Sydney Sixers are hoping to lure Yohan Blake to play in Australia’s domestic Twenty20 Big Bash League... More ››

August 16, 2012
A woman walks past a poster of Reliance Industries installed outside the venue of the company's annual general meeting in Mumbai

NEW DELHI: Indian conglomerate, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), is in talks with British oil giant BP to buy its... More ››

August 16, 2012
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BERLIN: Hamburg has become Germany’s first city to recognize Islamic holidays, a move meant to encourage the integration of a... More ››

August 16, 2012
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NEW YORK: Seven banks have been subpoenaed in the United States in the investigation into rigging the Libor benchmark... More ››

August 16, 2012

FMT LETTER: From P Gunaseelan, via e-mail MIC president G Palanivel has been in MIC politics since 1974 and... More ››

August 16, 2012
Athletes from the Czech Republic

Fashion faux pas at the London Games. More ››

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