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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.

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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

Hong Kong police clear protest camp after clashes

HONG KONG: Fresh scuffles broke out Wednesday as Hong Kong authorities moved in to clear the main body of a major pro-democracy protest site, a day after more than 100 demonstrators were arrested.

Coal mine fire kills 24 in China

BEIJING: A fire at a Chinese coal mine killed 24 workers early Wednesday, state media reported, the latest fatal incident to hit the accident-prone industry.

World

Israeli president criticises divisive Jewish nation-state bill

Incoming Israeli President Reuven Rivlin swears in during a ceremony at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem July 24, 2014.  REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's president has said a bill promoted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that would anchor in law the status of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people runs counter to its founding fathers' vision of equality for Arab citizens.

Mystery of Alexander the Great-era tomb holds Greeks in thrall

A girl takes a picture of a marble lion statue located near the site of an archaelogical excavation, at the town of Amphipolis, in northern Greece November 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek archaeologist Katerina Peristeri dug in obscurity for years before unearthing a marble tomb from the time of Alexander the Great -- a find that has brought her instant fame.

Community

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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