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Asean’s way: Low taking questions from the floor. With him are Global Movement of Moderates CEO Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah (left) and Asean People’s Forum 2015 steering committee chairman Jerald Joseph.
Thumbs-up: Employers and businesses have welcomed the Cabinet’s decision to abolish the renewal fee for foreign workers’ permits over MyEG.
Tragic loss: Firemen lowering the body of the boy in Bandar Mahkota Cheras.

Full withdrawal age stays at 55

Moderation is the key word

RM35 fee for MyEG abolished

Eight-year-old boy falls to his death while attending tuition


Muhyiddin dangles carrot in front of Permatang Pauh folk

Our man: Suhaimi (centre) flanked by (from left) Permatang Pauh Umno chief Datuk Mohd Zaidi Said, Muhyiddin, party vice-president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and MCA deputy president Datuk Wee Ka Siong at Perda City Mall in Bandar Perda.

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Permatang Pauh folk will enjoy special attention from the Prime Minister and his deputy if Barisan Nasional wins the by-election, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Restaurant and hotel workers should give their best for the extra paid by customers

PETALING JAYA: Restaurant and hotel workers are expected to give their best service to justify the 10% service charge paid by customers.


Families head to death-row island

JAKARTA: Relatives and diplomats rushed to an Indonesian prison island ahead of the looming executions of nine foreign drug convicts who are set to be shot in defiance of international anger.

Apple Watch’s low-key launch

Time to shine: Yuichiro Masui, the first Apple Watch customer in Japan, posing with his device at a store in Tokyo’s Omotesando fashion district. — EPA

TOKYO: The Apple Watch debuted in some Asian markets, but with sales limited to those who had pre-ordered online it was a low-key start with none of the fanfare and fuss usually seen for a launch by the tech titan.


U.S. pro-Israel lobby opposes push to toughen Iran nuclear bill

Negotiators of Iran and six world powers face each other at a table in the historic basement of Palais Coburg hotel in Vienna April 24, 2015.  REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An influential pro-Israel lobbying group is pressuring U.S. lawmakers not to support amendments to toughen a bill that lets Congress review a nuclear agreement with Iran, hoping to avoid a partisan battle that could doom the legislation.

No decision yet on Mistral, France's Hollande says

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his French counterpart Francois Hollande during a meeting in Yerevan, Armenia, April 24, 2015. REUTERS/Alexei Nikolsky/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

YEREVAN/PARIS (Reuters) - No decision has yet been taken on the future of France's suspended contract to deliver Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia, French President Francois Hollande said on Friday after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Learning haven for disadvantaged kids

There are close to 30,000 refugee children in Malaysia. They each have the right to realise their full potential and key to this is access to a proper education. StarEducate visits three centres in the Klang Valley which cater to their learning needs.


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