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Sodomy II: No extension on appeal petition deadline following Karpal's death

KUALA LUMPUR: A formal application is needed to extend the Thursday deadline for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to file his petition of appeal at the Federal Court over his sodomy case, following the death of lead counsel Karpal Singh.

Whale shark dies after getting caught in fishing net

KOTA KINABALU: A whale shark died after getting trapped in fishing nets in waters off Kota Belud, as villagers and nearby resort workers frantically called in vain for help from authorities.

Malaysian passport 9th best in the world

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s passport continues to be one of the world's best, with its citizens allowed to travel to 163 countries without a visa.

Bus operators lax until action is taken, says SPAD

KUALA LUMPUR: Bus operators have been lax over the safety of their buses until action was taken against them, said the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) chief executive Mohd Nur Ismal Kamal.

Karpal’s family says ‘thank you’

GEORGE TOWN: Family members of the late Karpal Singh were touched by the overwhelming support for the Tiger of Jelutong.

Wanted: A rational water plan

The present method of dealing with the ongoing water crisis is literally in drips and drabs. What we need is to learn water resource management from other countries and we’d better do it fast.

MH370 search: No plans to halt search

PETALING JAYA: The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will continue despite passing the “crucial” 48-hour period announced over the weekend.

1MDB and US firm in solar tie-up

PETALING JAYA: US private equity firm DuSable Capital Management LLC and 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) will work together on the country’s largest 50MW solar farm in Kedah.

Who art thou, Shakespeare? 4 mysteries unsolved after 450 years

Go, Shakespeare, it's your birthday! For a man who would've been 450 years old today, it’s shocking how little we know of the Bard from Stratford-upon-Avon.

Shakespeare goes Hollywood: 7 movies based on the Bard

When Shakespeare was born 450 years ago, the theatre stage was king and movie halls had 350 years to wait. But thanks to cinema, his plays have reached epic proportions.

By my troth! 8 actors who have taken on Romeo, Henry V, Hamlet

Romeo, Henry V and Hamlet are three of Shakespeare's greatest characters. Loads of actors have tried them on for size. Here are eight who made our list of hits and misses.

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