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Archive for August 17th, 2012

August 17, 2012
burrsa

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia closed mixed today ahead of the long weekend for the Hari Raya... More ››

| August 17, 2012
COMMENT
najib raya

If Najib wants to give us a real Raya present, then let us have a referendum on hudud and... More ››

| August 17, 2012
gerakan1

Gerakan's Baljit Singh criticises the DAP sec gen for his vacillating stand on party hopping. More ››

| August 17, 2012
Haji Idris Buang

Sudah menjadi amalan parti pembangkang terlalu bijak menabur janji-janji dalam manifesto mereka tetapi tidak dilaksanakan. More ››

| August 17, 2012
kumaaramman

There is also no truth in Kumar Amman's claim that he interviewed Anwar for his Tamil tabloid. More ››

| August 17, 2012
FEATURE
Paul_08

US singer-songwriter and musical icon Neil Diamond, 71, just received a much-deserved star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame,... More ››

| August 17, 2012
UNISEL

Persetujuan itu dicapai pada sesi pendengaran di Mahkamah Tinggi Kuala Lumpur. More ››

| August 17, 2012
nasharuddin isa dan karpal singh

A fellow PAS leader questions the motive of Nasharuddin's strong censure against the party's hudud stand. More ››

August 17, 2012
merkel

HONG KONG: Asian markets were mostly higher and the euro enjoyed strong support today as spirits were lifted by... More ››

August 17, 2012
brew

SINGAPORE: Heineken NV is negotiating with Fraser and Neave (F&N) about raising its US$6 billion bid for full control... More ››

| August 17, 2012
Nasharuddin Md Isa and Khalid Samad

Karpal Singh meanwhile says that he wants to sue Nasharuddin for labelling him as anti-Islam. More ››

August 17, 2012
Syabas Air SElangor

If demand for water increases, it will trigger rationing in Selangor, according to a UTM professor. More ››

| August 17, 2012
UPDATED
isa

They no longer posed a threat to national security, says Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein. More ››

| August 17, 2012
Barisan Nasional Banner

The threat of more defections in Sabah will not impact the ruling coalition's performance in Sabah, says Umno Puteri. More ››

August 17, 2012
FEATURE
woman at beach

How to boost your confidence in five minutes. More ››

| August 17, 2012
FEATURE
kl

The quality of life in Kuala Lumpur is better in 2012, but is still nowhere near the standard in... More ››

| August 17, 2012
Dr Abdul Rani Osman

PKR masih memegang status quo bagi kerusi Dun di kawasan berkenaan. More ››

August 17, 2012
Najib Economy

Malaysia is getting a lot of praises for its robust economic growth from foreign journalists. More ››

| August 17, 2012
tokpa DAP haram

An Umno minister handing over a cheque for RM2 million, posted on Facebook, to a religious teacher who labelled... More ››

| August 17, 2012
trx

Ahli Parlimen Kuala Selangor Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad berkata, projek TRX ini tidak berteraskan kajian yang mendalam dari segi keperluan. More ››

August 17, 2012
ANZZ

MELBOURNE: ANZ Bank, which has a stake in Malaysia’s AmBank Group, has posted a A$4.4 billion profit for the... More ››

August 17, 2012

FMT LETTER: From Suppayah Krishnan, via e-mail R Siva Nathan’s resignation as the ex-officio secretary of the Hindu Endowments... More ››

August 17, 2012
sharp

TOKYO: Japan’s embattled Sharp Corp is considering selling off part of its main operations as it looks to plug... More ››

| August 17, 2012
musa aman1

Sabah opposition STAR wants the Musa-led governmet to cut off the excuses and just deliver water to rural... More ››

August 17, 2012
airasia x

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia X has recorded strong growth in the second quarter of 2012, carrying 0.58 million passengers, representing... More ››

| August 17, 2012
tun mahathir

It is an open secret that the former prime minister was directly involved in illegally granting citizenship to... More ››

| August 17, 2012
baru bian

It seems like the setting of RCI is being done now because Najib is scared that it will become... More ››

| August 17, 2012
COMMENT
illegal immigrants and najib

The RCI will be the powder keg of the issue that will blow Umno and Barisan Nasional to pieces... More ››

| August 17, 2012
Teo Nie Ching

Teo Nie Ching says the rental kickbacks allegation is under the jurisdiction of MACC and the police, so... More ››

August 17, 2012

FMT LETTER: From Victor Lim, via e-mail If you have been reading the recent statements of the morally tainted... More ››

| August 17, 2012
DAP MACC

The Seremban Municipal Council's failure to act against a furniture company operating without a licence prompts a DAP rep... More ››

August 17, 2012
RIM

TORONTO: Research In Motion plans to provide BlackBerry users with an easy way to tap their contacts’ public profiles... More ››

August 17, 2012

FMT LETTER: From R Thevarajan, via e-mail Suaram strongly condemns the Royal Malaysian Police on the death of one... More ››

August 17, 2012

FMT LETTER: From S M Mohd Idris, via e-mail Accidents involving animals are all too common on Malaysian roadways.... More ››

August 17, 2012
In this photo illustration, a Facebook logo on a computer screen is seen through a magnifying glass held by a woman in Bern

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK: Facebook Inc shares sank 6.3% to a record closing low after early investors got the greenlight... More ››

| August 17, 2012
COMMENT
Noor Afizal Azizan

The court should not use 'consensual sex' as an excuse to set the perpetrator free. More ››

| August 17, 2012
COMMENT
IndiaMonitor_Banner01

At 65, India may be a young democracy (not a young country), but there is, as yet, little sign... More ››

August 17, 2012
tokyo

TOKYO: Japan’s government approved today budget guidelines for the next fiscal year from April 2013 with a focus on... More ››

August 17, 2012
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LONDON: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is hopeful new signing Robin van Persie will play in his side’s Premier... More ››

August 17, 2012
Barcelona's Messi of Argentina attends a news conference during the presentation of a video game near Barcelona

FRANKFURT: After a rollercoaster ride under Diego Maradona followed by Sergio Batista’s failed attempts to imitate Barcelona, Argentina are... More ››

August 17, 2012
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LONDON: Owner John Henry says Liverpool face a huge financial challenge to compete with the very best as the... More ››

August 17, 2012
Anita

ROTTERDAM: Newcastle United completed the signing of Ajax Amsterdam midfielder Vurnon Anita yesterday with the Dutch international hopeful his new... More ››

August 17, 2012
afghan17n-2-web

KABUL: Eleven people were killed yesterday in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, including seven US soldiers... More ››

August 17, 2012
A man carries the body of a boy after a Syrian Air force air strike in Azaz

BEIRUT: Gulf Arab states began evacuating their citizens from Lebanon yesterday after kidnappings linked to Syria’s civil war showed... More ››

August 17, 2012
File photo of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaking to the media outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London

LONDON: Ecuador has granted political asylum to WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said yesterday, a day... More ››

August 17, 2012
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BANGALORE, (India): Thousands of people from India’s northeast fled from the southern city of Bangalore yesterday as fear grew... More ››

August 17, 2012
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MOSCOW: Russia yesterday put the Pussy Riot trial judge under protection ahead of the delivery of her verdict as... More ››

August 17, 2012
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak (R) and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speak to the media at a joint news conference while visiting the Iron Dome defense system launch site in Ashkelon August 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Wilson/Pool

JERUSALEM: Israel is still weighing a course of action against Iran’s nuclear program, Defence Minister Ehud Barak said yesterday,... More ››

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