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Indonesia rejects clemency appeals, ready to execute 7 foreigners

Jakarta (AFP) - Indonesia is ready to execute seven foreigners on death row after their appeals for presidential clemency were rejected, an official said, despite an international outcry following recent executions.

A man shoots video footage of part of the fuselage of crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501 inside a storage facility at Kumai port in Pangkalan Bun, January 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Beawiharta

AirAsia jet was in sound condition before crash - investigators

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The AirAsia passenger jet that crashed into the sea last month killing all 162 people was in sound condition and all crew members were properly certified, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee said on Thursday.

#AskSME with Datuk Wee Ka Siong

Find out all you need to know about Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in an exclusive #AskSME Twitter session with Datuk Wee Ka Siong. Curated by Victoria Brown. Ask your questions regarding all SME issues and challenges on Twitter using the hashtag #AskSME before 11.30am on Thursday, Jan 29.

High drama as MIC crisis worsens

KUALA LUMPUR: The MIC leadership crisis deteriorated further into uncertainty, now with the Youth faction announcing that it was taking over the security management of the party headquarters after heated scuffles.

Acid attack girl bravely faces world

GEORGE TOWN: Acid attack survivor Tan Hui Linn is facing the world with admirable confidence nowadays.

Underwater heritage: Asean foreign ministers and delegation members visiting the Marine Ecology Research Centre at Gayana Eco Resort in Kota Kinabalu. — Bernama

Asean Community tops Malaysia’s priorities

KOTA KINABALU: The formal setting up of the Asean Community will be Malaysia’s top priority as it takes over as the grouping’s chairman this year.

Baby joy for Lisa Surihani

Malaysia's sweetheart confirms she's expecting first child with Yusry Abdul Halim.

Songstress Dasha Logan is hitting all the right notes

Singer-songwriter Dasha Logan has done the nation proud by becoming the first Malaysian to hit the peak of the British Soul Charts, courtesy of her single 'Cleverly'.

M'sian ringgit hit by S'pore easing monetary policy

PETALING JAYA: The ringgit has become an unwitting casualty of Singapore’s surprise easing of its tightly controlled monetary policy, as the country joined a growing list of central banks around the world taking extraordinary steps in shoring up faltering economic growth as inflation slows.

End of the road: Police escorting Hamzani (right) and Hissham out of the Butterworth Sessions Court.

‘Curry powder’ escapees get seven-year jail terms

BUTTERWORTH: Two men who escaped from police custody while being taken to court to be charged for gang robbery have been each jailed seven years and eight months.

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A man shoots video footage of part of the fuselage of crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501 inside a storage facility at Kumai port in Pangkalan Bun, January 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Beawiharta
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A golden start for shooter Eddy in Kuwait

PETALING JAYA: Eddy Chew got his season off to a fiery start by emerging champion in the boys’ 50m pistol event in the H.H. The Amir of Kuwait International Shooting Grand Prix in Kuwait City.

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