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Bodies of drowned siblings found in Sg Perak

SUNGAI SIPUT: The bodies of the two siblings who fell into the Sungai Perak near Batu Musafat on Thursday here have been found.

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On Aug 31, Malaysia marks her 57th year as a free and sovereign state. Follow Malaysia's journey to Merdeka and beyond.

PM delivers poetic message

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has chosen to deliver a poetic Merdeka Day message in the form of a sajak on YouTube.

Cover girl: A video screen grab of Tan recording her version of Tanggal 31.

Tanggal 31 cover version goes viral

PETALING JAYA: Elizabeth Tan, the 20-year-old singer behind the cover of the late Datuk Sudirman Arshad’s hit Tanggal 31, did not anticipate her rendition going viral on YouTube and social media networks.

A group choir of Sabah Credit Corporation in their Sabah ethnic traditional costumes raising Jalur Gemilang during the Flag Raising Campaign inconjunction with the launching of Merdeka Day celebration in Kota Kinabalu. - NORMIMIE DIUN/The Star

Getting historical facts right

I’m proud that Sabah was one of the countries to form Malaysia, as opposed to joining Malaysia.

effort: (from left) Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss, Liow and China’s Vice-Transport Minister He Jianzhong speaking during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra. — EPA

Possible MH370 locations identified

CANBERRA: The painstaking search for Flight MH370 continues with 58 possible locations identified within the current search area.

Big win for The Star Media Group

SINGAPORE: The Star Media Group bagged three prizes at The Spark Awards for Media Excellence here.

5 most memorable Merdeka commercials

We take a look at five of the funniest, cutest and most moving Merdeka commercials.

Malaysian food for the ages

As we celebrate 57 years of independence, let’s remember a few of our lesser-known dishes that have, nevertheless, stood the test of time – but barely so. With recipes.

Significant find: The 'Charopa lafargei' was found in the northernmost part of Gunung Kanthan in Ipoh.

New snail species found

IPOH: A new species of snail has been discovered in Perak and named after the cement company quarrying the hill it was found on.

Chong Wei strolls into semis with easy win over Zhengming

COPENHAGEN: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei had expected a huge fight from former world junior champion Wang Zhengming of China in the quarter-finals of the World Championships. But it turned out to be a one-sided affair.

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Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia, August 17, 2014.  REUTERS/2Tango

Liberia adds new Ebola centres as tries to contain virus outbreak

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Liberia is building five new Ebola treatment centres each with capacity for 100 beds as it struggles to contain the spread of world’s biggest outbreak of the deadly disease, government and health officials said on Saturday.

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Some of the unique mooncake boxes presented this year including Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur's Mooncake Gift Box and Hilton Kuala Lumpur's prestige gift box (wine case).  P.Nathan / The Star
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Chelsea's Fernando Torres reacts after the Champions League semi-final first leg soccer match against Atletico Madrid at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid April 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Milan agree two-year Torres loan with Chelsea

MILAN (Reuters) - AC Milan agreed a two-year loan deal with Chelsea for misfit striker Fernando Torres on Friday but the Spaniard has yet to agree terms and decide to end his London nightmare.

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