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Bank robber shot dead by guard

GEORGE TOWN: A second robbery attempt at a bank in Jalan Sungai Dua here Thursday was foiled when a well-prepared security guard shot dead one suspect, and forced another to flee empty-handed.

Urologist: Never use a metal ring to sustain erections

PETALING JAYA: Some men place a ring at the base of their penis so that they can sustain their erections, said a urologist.

Hello Kitty is actually a girl, not a cat

MANILA: Hello Kitty’s maker, Sanrio, has let the "cat out of the bag" - its famous product was not a cat but a girl.

Vintage car lover in spotlight

PETALING JAYA: A weekly gathering of vintage car enthusiasts landed Lawrence Lau Kee Yoke a chance to be featured in this year’s Merdeka Day webfilm for Petronas.

Test water heater circuit breakers

PETALING JAYA: Home owners and tenants have been advised to test the automatic circuit breaker switches in their homes after a pharmacist was believed to have been electrocuted recently while using a water heater.

Why some societies collapse

Sometimes, political and social problems arise out of some very basic issues
of survival.

Restoring the human connection in virtual teams

Virtual team. It is a common trend today seen especially in multinational and shared services companies.

Fighting off despair

Sometimes it is tempting to adopt a cynical attitude and give up on what seems a losing battle.

RHB bank's net profit up 36%, NAV boosted 40 sen to RM6.97

PETALING JAYA: RHB Capital Bhd, which is a target of a major corporate exercise, reported a 35.6% increase in net profit to RM556.5mil for the second quarter ended June 30 from RM410.33mil a year ago, mainly due to a higher writeback.

International acclaim: Yong's insistence on perfecting the art, sound and workmanship of his guitars won him two international awards.

Guitar gods of a different sort

Learning how to play a guitar well is difficult enough, but being able to make them is a in different league entirely.

Community composting hits dead end

Malaysians produce a huge amount of waste and the Government is always looking at new ways to address the problem.

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The clowns also took part in a group selfie.

Clowning around in the city

A GROUP of 70 clowns invaded Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur to put a smile on the faces of shoppers at the mall. It was part of the Clowns Association Malaysia (ACM) 2014 Clown Festival.

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Novak Djokovic (SRB) celebrates recording match point in his match against Diego Schwartzman (ARG) on day one of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Aug 25, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports
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  1. Hello Kitty is actually a girl, not a cat
  2. MasterChef UK winner slams Australian news portal over misuse of picture in MAS flight
  3. Sex addict Malaysian doctor deported, Daily Telegraph reports
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  5. Illegal food stalls near Utar unsightly and pose a danger to the public
  6. PKR and DAP accused of giving Ruler an ultimatum by proposing only one name
  7. Selangor MB crisis: Palace sets Sept 3 deadline for submission of names
  8. Najib: Malaysia strongly condemns Islamic State militants
  9. Semi-nude Ipoh wedding models fined RM400
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