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Gaining from others’ pain

From taxi driver to city builder

Boy with cancer gets his wish to be a policeman

Sabahan model ordered to take mental health tests


Paralysed ex-national athlete cries despite winning medical negligence suit

GEORGE TOWN: Norazleen Mohammed Mustaffa is richer by almost RM640,000 but she is not jumping with joy. She simply can’t.

M’sia scores with the legendary Pele

Good sports: Khairy (left) receiving a gift from Pele and Oscar as F&N Beverages Marketing managing director Khalid Alvi (right) looks on in Kuala Lumpur.

KUALA LUMPUR: He was here just for two days but Pele’s short stay in Malaysia left enough impact on him that he wants to return.


Japan issues evacuation order after Mount Shindake erupts

epa04773193 A handout picture released by the Japan Meteorological Agency on 29 May 2015 and taken from video footage shows volcanic ash rising from Mt. Shindake on Kuchinoerabu Island, Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, 29 May 2015. The volcano erupted at 09:59 Japan Standard Time. None of the some 140 residents on the island are hurt, the local town office said. An evacuation order to all residents was issued after the eruption. Japanese characters read Kuchinoerabu Island. EPA/JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

TOKYO: A violent volcanic eruption in southern Japan forced scores of people to evacuate and shot a huge column of ash high into the air.

Myanmar navy finds 727 migrants crammed in single boat

YANGON: Myanmar’s navy found 727 people crammed on a fishing boat in its waters, the Ministry of Information said in a Facebook post, adding the would-be “Bengali” migrants had been towed to an island.


Mexico lawmakers demand president detail wealth after misrepresentation

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto gestures during an investment announcement from  brewer Grupo Modelo in Merida in Yucatan state, at Los Pinos Presidential house in Mexico City, May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's president came under pressure on Friday to fully disclose his financial assets following a Reuters report on Thursday that he had misrepresented the circumstances under which he acquired a property in a lakeside retreat near Mexico City.

Multi-vehicle crash in Egypt kills 16, including conscripts - officials

CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 16 people were killed, including some military conscripts, in a multi-vehicle crash south of Cairo late on Friday, health ministry officials said.



SK Tasik Chini’s meteoric rise

The school’s location may be near the mythical Lake Chini, but how it has managed to achieve so much in such a short span of time is no mystery. StarEducate visits the school to take a look at what went into its exemplary performance.


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