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High anxiety is in the air

PETALING JAYA: Anxiety is at its highest and morale lowest for the 20,000 people working for the national airline. It will either be tears of joy or anguish when they get their termination and re-employment letters in a matter of days.

Staging point: Unusual numbers of police vehicles parked outside the entrance of the Wang Kelian General Operation Force’s ‘Tactical Base’ in Perlis following the discovery of the mass grave nearby. — G.C.TAN / The Star

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KAJANG: They have been operating near villages on the Thai border for years, trafficking vulnerable men, women and children into the ­country for profit.

Heavy rain in China kills 35, leaves 13 missing

SHANGHAI - Heavy rain which caused mudslides and flooding in southern and central China has left at least 35 people dead and another 13 missing, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.

Dark side to coastal paradise

Satun, known for its stunning cluster of islands in the Andaman Sea, has been used by human smugglers as a way station en route to Malaysia.

Indonesia begins search for migrant boats

JAKARTA (AFP) - Indonesia has begun search and rescue operations for stranded migrant boats carrying Bangladeshis and ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, an official said Sunday, after it dropped a hardline policy of refusing them sanctuary.

Push for quake-proof shelter in Nepal before monsoon

KATHMANDU (AFP) - As he braces for the monsoon rains that threaten to inflict further misery after Nepal’s devastating earthquake, Nawaraj Bista has more faith he will be safe inside his $100 quick-build corrugated iron home than under bricks and mortar.

Hope within the prison walls

Sam Kian Seng, who has already spent 27 years in prison and who is making a difference in the lives of his fellow prisoners, harbours hopes of being a free man again.

Photo Gallery: May 11 to May 17

Here are pictures of events that took place in the past week. Pictures are courtesy of EPA and AFP .

Muhyiddin joins the fray

The deputy prime minister has often been seen as a contented No.2 but his stand on the 1MDB issue has put him in the spotlight.

Groundswell for Hadi

The temperature rises as PAS prepares for the an election that will determine its future direction as well as its ties in Pakatan Rakyat.

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Pedal away without worry at these places in the Klang Valley.

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Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski smiles as he walks during his election campaign in Warsaw, Poland May 13, 2015.  REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
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Happy with their haul: Three satisfied customers who bought chocolates and biscuits during the Joy Sale at The Summit USJ.

Weekend to shop for chocs

Mondelez Malaysia recently organised its Joy Sale at The Summit USJ, Subang Jaya. Back by popular demand, the third Joy Sale featured a great selection of products from beloved brands such as Oreo, Jacob’s, Cadbury and Toblerone.

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