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Nothing to see here: A security guard closing the door to the venue at MIECC after the event organisers cleared the location. (inset) Another security guard holding up a notice on the concert’s cancellation.
Outpouring support: Azrul (right) embracing Paul as a sign of peace after presenting a bouquet to Victoria (left) at the Community of Praise Church at Taman Medan. — MUHAMAD SHAHRIL ROSLI / The Star
Delicious snack: Liow (centre) having a taste of ‘kompyang’ at Sungai Pelek. With him are (from left) Selangor MCA vice-chairman Tan Chong Seng, national Youth chairman Senator Chong Sin Woon, Selangor MCA secretary Ng Chok Sin and biscuit shop owner Teng Song Ho.
Proof of age: Othman showing his MyKad at his house in Kampung Tanah Liat.

Concertgoers upset over 11th hour cancellation

Taman Medan church chooses to forgive and forget disruption

More direct flights from China

Farmer, 103, all excited about the polls

Nation

Sabahan family safe in quake-hit Kathmandu

KOTA KINABALU: A Sabahan family, stranded at a resort about 14km from Kathmandu during the devastating earthquake, is safe in the capital.

Tar balls found at turtle breeding area

Environmental hazard: Some of the sticky tar balls found on the Lang Tengah beach. — Photo courtesy of Lang Tengah Turtle Watch

PETALING JAYA: An unusual amount of sticky tar balls have been found washed up along the shores of the Lang Tengah beach, one of the country’s sea turtle breeding grounds.

Regional

Nepal hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off

HONG KONG (AFP) - Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts Sunday to help earthquake-hit Nepal, but blocked roads, downed power lines and overcrowded hospitals posed formidable challenges in an already poor country.

Choppers reach Everest to rescue avalanche victims

MOUNT EVEREST, Nepal: Helicopters began landing at Mount Everest base camp on Sunday to rescue victims of an avalanche that has killed at least 14 people, according to an AFP correspondent at the scene.

World

Thai parties receive charter for review, unable to debate it

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's draft constitution went to political parties for review on Monday, but there's a catch - they are forbidden by the junta from meeting to debate the charter.

Israel invites bids for 77 settler homes

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel invited bids on Monday to construct 77 new homes in two settlements on occupied land in East Jerusalem, drawing a swift Palestinian condemnation.

Education

Planting seeds of English

Field job: Devraj Sathivelu getting a feel of the local way of life.

A group of youth comes together to help uplift the lives of local Bario folk, bridging the gap between two diverse communities.

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