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Cover girl: A video screen grab of Tan recording her version of Tanggal 31.
A screengrab of Meng, 46, the mastermind of duo, who are internationally wanted for multiple cases of high profile jewellery thefts, at a store in Zurich, Switzerland moments before he was arrested

Big win for The Star Media Group

Tanggal 31 cover version goes viral

Wanted jewel thieves nabbed

Two brothers feared drowned after falling into river

Nation

Kamilah Malaysia radio campaign returns

Interview session with Kudsia Kahar for the upcoming project. IZZRAFIQ ALIAS / The Star.

PETALING JAYA: The Star Radio Group’s Kamilah Malaysia (We are Malaysia) campaign is back, this time to promote togetherness in a series of talk shows featuring iconic figures speaking up for moderate Malaysians.

New snail species found

Significant find: The 'Charopa lafargei' was found in the northernmost part of Gunung Kanthan in Ipoh.

IPOH: A new species of snail has been discovered in Perak and named after the cement company quarrying the hill it was found on.

Regional

Myanmar census yields surprise

Population count: Passengers disembarking from a ferry onto a jetty in Yangon. - AFP

YANGON: Myanmar’s first census in three decades shows the country has a population of 51 million people, authorities said, around nine million fewer than an earlier estimate.

Singaporean PM responds to blogger’s affidavit

Singapore: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s defamation suit against blogger Roy Ngerng has entered a new round, with Lee responding to Ngerng’s bid to get the High Court to turn down his application for damages without the case going for a full trial.

World

New EU chief vows to address Cameron's demands for reforms

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, fresh from being chosen as part of the European Union's new leadership team, held out an olive branch to Britain on Saturday, saying he was prepared to compromise on British concerns to keep the country in the EU.

EU names Tusk, Mogherini to top jobs, ready Russian sanctions

Newly elected European Council President Donald Tusk holds a news conference during a EU summit in Brussels August 30, 2014.     REUTERS/Laurent Dubrule

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders on Saturday chose Poland Prime Minister Donald Tusk to chair their Council and named Italian Federica Mogherini to run the bloc's foreign relations, as the EU prepared to threaten Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine.

Environment

Wild about palms

Rare: Botanist Dr Saw Leng Guan is the country's leading expert in palms. The palm species Licuala scortechinii (critically endangered) is grown in the Kepong Botanic Gardens. - KAMARUL ARIFFIN/The Star

Malaysia has a rich diversity of wild palms, many of which grow nowhere else in the world.

Education

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  1. Radical plan to revive MAS
  2. Tanggal 31 cover version goes viral
  3. AirAsia kicks off free trial of in-flight WiFi service
  4. People in the peninsula can learn from their brothers, says DJ Dave
  5. IGP warns PPS to stop activities or face arrest
  6. Najib: Khazanah's RM6bil to MAS an investment, not a bailout
  7. Khazanah unveils 12-point plan for MAS
  8. YouTube sensation’s cover of Tanggal 31 goes viral
  9. Palace 'no' to remote control MB
  10. Once a gangster’s paradise

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