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月归档:五月 2014

Thailand’s Army chief in charge

BANGKOK: With martial law in place, Thailand’s army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha intends to bring together all stakeholders in the political conflict to break the deadlock, as he says the country cannot continue in this crisis any longer. Prayuth decided to impose the strict law after senators fa …

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Explore your options

Petaling Jaya: Those looking for study options in the second half of 2014 should visit the Star Education Fair next month. As in previous years, it will offer visitors courses from renowned institutions both locally and abroad, enlightening career talks and a myriad of exciting activities. The Star …

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‘Mum’ thrilled to have Feng Yi staying in Malaysia

CHENGDU: When female panda Feng Yi touches down in Malaysia, there will be a familiar face waiting for her among the excited crowd. Chin Chet Mooi, 55, has been “adopting” the panda since September 2006 via a Colorado-based non-profit organisation, Pandas International. “I am excited that Feng Yi is …

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Business : MAS Shares Rise At Mid-afternoon

KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 (Bernama) — Malaysia Airlines’ share price climbed as much as 9.67 per cent at mid-afternoon today, after a government spokesperson said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak did not mention bankruptcy as one of several options to restructure the national carrier …

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Family torn apart complete again

IPOH: From his bed at the palliative care unit of a hospital here, 59-year-old Subramaniam Thambusamy held out his weak hands to clasp the sister he had pined to see for the past 53 years. “Finally, I get to meet you. My dying wish has come true,” he sobbed as he looked intently into the eyes of Mar …

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Protesters gather outside PKR HQ

PETALING JAYA: PKR members have congregated outside the party’s headquarters here on Tuesday night, protesting the internal polls. The protesters seem to be part of the pro-Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim faction, and are holding placards with anti-Azmin Ali sentiment. Signs put up also call for discip …

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Pope's Jordan visit to unify faiths

KUALA LUMPUR: Pope Francis 1’s upcoming visit to Jordan underscores the deep co-existence of Jordanians of different faiths. The May 24 visit will be the fourth papal visit of its kind. The Jordanian Embassy here said the country was proud to welcome the pope on his “pilgrimage to the site of Jesus’ …

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Even odds in Teluk Intan polls

TELUK INTAN: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has described the straight fight for the Teluk Intan parliamentary seat on May 31 between Barisan Nasional and DAP as a “50-50 battle”. Speaking to reporters after nomination for the by-election ended yesterday, Muhyiddin said the two-week …

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