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Debate champion: Najib presenting the trophy to Pidato President challenge winner Mustafa Musa during the Umno general assembly at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur. With them are (from left) Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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.
Stage ready: Poyzer, who plays the character Donna Sheridan, singing at the press conference in Kuala Lumpur.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs , Belgium H.E. Didier Reynders deliver his speech during the IDFR Lecture- Moderation : A Belgian and European Perspective.......--  M. Azhar Arif/The Star 25 NOV 2014.

Najib: Barisan needs Chinese support

Tile firm wins big at The Star awards

Malaysians wow musical star

Belgium: No restrictions on palm oil

Nation

Retired health officer and wife found murdered at home

Mystery death: Villagers looking at the body of the Myanmar national wrapped in a rug at Kampung Tebengau near Kuala Kedah.

SUNGAI PETANI: A retired health officer and his wife were found murdered at their home in Taman Desa Bidara in Kuala Ketil, Baling, near here.

Gambian faces 10 years in jail 39-year-old charged with cheating

Gambian Barin Sweat

KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-nine year-old Gambian businessman Barin Sweat (pic) has reason to sweat.

Regional

Lee launches Smart Nation initiative to make life better

THE need for Singapore to be a “smart nation”, using the latest technology to benefit the country, is about making life better for the people and more.

India seeks to reinvigorate regional ties at South Asia summit

KATHMANDU: South Asian leaders will meet in Kathmandu Wednesday with regional superpower India seeking to boost trade and reinvigorate ties in its backyard, but analysts say little can be achieved while its bitter rivalry with Pakistan persists.

World

Domestic pressures in U.S., Iran threaten slow-moving nuclear talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L), Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) and EU envoy Catherine Ashton pose for photographers before a meeting in Vienna November 22, 2014. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

VIENNA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A seven-month extension in talks between world powers and Iran on a deal to curb its nuclear programe emboldened critics in Washington and Tehran, threatening to undermine further talks.

More U.S. troops deployed in Ferguson to guard against fresh riots

Protesters lie in an intersection during a demonstration, following the Tuesday grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in Los Angeles, California November 25, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to a St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Education

Of education and ethics

Shutterbugs at work: Visitors snapping away to get the best shot of the male panda, Xing Xing at Zoo Negara. – File photo

What good is a degree if young graduates choose to ignore their responsibilities and values soon after they move up the career ladder?

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