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Having a kick: Muhammad Azim scoring a penalty against a QPR College Academy trainer at the QPR football clinic.
Team effortPutrajaya Holdings Marketing and Sales Department’s head Sabariah Ramli (fourth from left) and her team coming after a successful interview session at the second day of the fair.

Little footie fans play with the big leagues

Participants animated by scholarship programme

Camerons crackdown continues

‘Property good to buy even after GST’

Nation

The taming of Nazri

Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz sticking tourism hunt 2013 sticker to a car at the soft launch of Malaysia Tourisy Hunt 2013 in  Kuala Lumpur on Sept. 9,2013. Rohaizat/Star.

Having a fun and happy job keeps Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz from becoming a controversial figure these days.

Gallery: The week in pictures

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

Regional

Director Lou Ye’s ‘Blind Massage’ sweeps Chinese ‘Oscars’

Chinese director Lou Ye holds his trophy after winning the Best Feature Film at the 51th Golden Horse Film Awards in Taipei, on November 22, 2014. - AFP

Chinese director Lou Ye’s drama starring blind amateur actors as massage therapists scooped top honours at the Golden Horse Film Awards in Taiwan on Saturday, touted as the Chinese-language “Oscars”.

6.2 quake hits central Japan, flattens houses

Japan Meteorological Agency officer Yohei Hsegawa speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on November 23, 2014. A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Japan on November 22, US Geological Survey said with media reporting 15 people were briefly trapped under collapsed houses. - AFP

TOKYO, Nov 22, 2014 (AFP) - A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Japan late Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, causing houses to collapse and injuring at least 20 people, three seriously.

World

German couple found murdered in Caribbean island of Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN (Reuters) - An elderly German couple was found murdered on a beach near their home in the southern Caribbean island of Tobago on Saturday, according to police.

Poland's ruling party wins most seats in regional elections

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's ruling Civic Platform (PO) party has secured the highest number of provincial assembly seats in last week's vote, the state election commission said, a surprising result seen as likely to further aggravate tensions over the already contentious vote.

Community

Dengue and flash floods worry residents

The playing field along Jalan Pengkalan Barat 5 in Taman Rasa Sayang has been a target of litterbugs and neglected by the authorities all this while. Recently, the place was declared a ‘dengue epidemic area’. This picture was taken last month.

THERE are two hot topics in Ipoh recently. One is dengue and the other is flash floods. Both have one thing in common — each pose a nagging fear to the residents 24 hours a day every day.

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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