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Possible emergency Parliament sitting to table anti-terrorism bill

KUALA LUMPUR: The urgent need for new laws to combat the rise of terrorist activities in the country may see the proposed bill tabled at an emergency Parliament meeting before its next scheduled session in March next year, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Wednesday.

Dasha Logan scores on British music charts

PETALING JAYA: Dasha Logan, daughter of late Alleycats' vocalist Loganathan Arumugam, is herself making waves in the music industry and has notched her first hit on British charts with the single Cleverly.

Thailand too strong for Malaysia in AFF Suzuki Cup

SINGAPORE: Mohd Safiq Rahim scored a peach of a solo goal for Malaysia but it still came to nothing against Thailand. Malaysia twice took the lead but still lost 3-2 to a youthful Thai side in their penultimate AFF Suzuki Cup Group B match.

Honoured guests: Wong (third from right) and Wee (sixth from left) posing with Naza Euro Motors Sdn Bhd chief operating officer Datuk Samson Anand George, 3R Quest managing director David Heah, KAT Technologies managing director Mohd Roslan Ismail, Sydney Cake House managing director Jenny Chung, Star Publications Bhd Chairman Datuk Fu Ah Kiow, Feruni Ceramiche Sdn Bhd managing director CC Ngei, Kinsabina Group group chief executive officer Datuk Francis Goh, Exabytes Network head of channel development Arren Tan, PKT Logistics Group group chief executive and managing director Datuk Michael Tio, Bina Puri Group Executive Chairman Datuk Seri Yong Seng Yeow and Sky Thomas Food Industries managing director Thomas Tang.

Tile firm wins big at The Star awards

KUALA LUMPUR: Feruni Ceramiche Sdn Bhd was the grand winner at The Star Business Awards 2014, walking away with the Malaysian Business of the Year award.

Stage ready: Poyzer, who plays the character Donna Sheridan, singing at the press conference in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysians wow musical star

KUALA LUMPUR: The friendliness of the Malaysian people has certainly made an impression on British actress Sara Poyzer, star of the upcoming stage favourite Mamma Mia! The Musical.

Pay up: Special discounts are being offered to those who pay their traffic summonses by Dec 31. — Photo by IZZRAFIQ ALIAS

Defaulters be warned

Pay up your traffic summonses or risk being blacklisted by the Road Transport Department (JPJ).

Lebuhraya Mahameru will have its name changed to Lebuhraya Sultan Iskandar. The installation of new signboards is expected to begin today.

Baffled over new road names

THE decision by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to rename eight major roads has not gone down well with city folk.

Finance Shared Services and Outsourcing coffee chat with experts

Shares services and outsourcing (SSO) industry is based on the consolidation of business operations that are used by multiple parts of the same organisation, into a central unit whose services are either shared within the organisation, or outsourced to third party companies.

Completed Buildings, Sport: The Concrete Cloud, Bayan Club — Offering sports and commercial facilities to the residents of the surrounding area is the Bayan Club, designed by S. Pin Architect. Located on a small hill in Seri Kembangan, Selangor, the project was inspired by the canopy of tropical forests. The architect based the design on the concept of a heavy cloud-form at the top of the building, leaving the spaces below porous and open yet protected from the warm, humid weather. The design also enables natural ventilation in 70 of the building.  — Photos from World Architecture Festival

Malaysian architecture celebrates local ingenuity

Making a mark in Malaysian architecture are these nine projects that were shortlisted at this year’s World Architecture Festival awards programme.

Time for Najib to get tough

The Umno general assembly presents the perfect stage for the prime minister to nip extremism in the bud.

US President Barack Obama chats with actress Meryl Streep at the end of the Medal of Freedom ceremony in the East Room of the White House on November 24, 2014 in Washington.-AFP

Barack Obama honors Meryl Streep with 'love'

Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama said he is in love, though he was not speaking about Michelle but he swears she understands.

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FERGUSON, MO. (Reuters) - Since looting first erupted following the August police shooting of black teenager Michael Brown, nearly all the businesses in a 2 square mile area of this St Louis suburb have had to board up. All except one - a Conoco gas station and convenience store.

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Thailand too strong for Malaysia in AFF Suzuki Cup

SINGAPORE: Mohd Safiq Rahim scored a peach of a solo goal for Malaysia but it still came to nothing against Thailand. Malaysia twice took the lead but still lost 3-2 to a youthful Thai side in their penultimate AFF Suzuki Cup Group B match.

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