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Customs director charged with graft

KUALA LUMPUR: A customs director was charged in the Sessions Court here with taking bribes as payoff for not taking action against the importation of untaxed liquor.

 A No supporter holds a No clipboard during their win over the Yes campaign at the Royal Highland centre during the Scottish referendum in Edinburgh, Scotland.- EPA

Scotland rejects independence in historic referendum

EDINBURGH: Scotland has rejected independence in a referendum that leaves the United Kingdom intact but opens the door to wider autonomy following a huge turnout, preliminary results showed Friday.

A man has killed his daughter and six grandchildren in a mass shooting at a house in Florida, police say.-AFP

Man kills six grandchildren in US shooting

MIAMI: A man killed his daughter and six grandchildren, the youngest just three months old, in a mass shooting at a house in the US state of Florida on Thursday.

Saving the broken and forgotten

It has been a tough journey for former accountant Puspa Rani to keep her animal shelter operating and rescuing severely abused animals.

The current plaque does have the words``Kerajaan Malaysia Jamin'' (Government of Malaysia Guarantees)  prompting leaders to call for the reinstating of the words.

Oath Stone tampered with

KOTA KINABALU: It was a bill of guarantees literally carved in stone and the symbol of a promise made to stand the test of time.

Up close and personal: Children getting a first-hand look at a scorpion display at the '8-Legged Wonders' workshop.

Welcome to the science of music

KUALA LUMPUR: The sound of singing at a science festival might seem a little uncommon, but staying true to its theme of Music, Arts and Science, Petrosains Science Festival 2014 had visitors in full chorus at one of its workshops.

Your company owes you nothing

Many of us work with the idea that we have been doing a good job and soon have expectations that our work should be rewarded. When we aren’t rewarded according to our standards, however, our ‘dark side’ slowly begins to kick in.

Learning without boundaries through online courses

EXCLUSIVE: Malaysians are exploring niche areas of study via online courses, and it’s shifting the educational landscape.

A survivor speaks out

EXCLUSIVE: A young victim was so traumatised that it took her four years to realise what had happened.

Innocent party: These poor kids will have to resit UPSR papers due to the leak.

Lessons for the Education Ministry

The UPSR leak fiasco was something waiting to happen because of KPIs and a culture that puts too much emphasis on scoring A’s.

Li Na of China reacts after defeating Paula Kania of Poland in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 23, 2014.          REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

China's Li Na announces her retirement from tennis

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Li Na, Asia's only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, citing the effect of long-term injuries, especially her knees.

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General view of the military Hospital Begin in Saint-Mande, eastern Paris, September 18, 2014.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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URBANITES living in the Klang Valley are increasingly enrolling in fitness bootcamps as part of their exercise regime.

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Li Na of China reacts after defeating Paula Kania of Poland in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 23, 2014.          REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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