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interview on tusnami anniversary at kuala sungai burung in balik pulau, penang.WAN MOHIZAN WAN HUSSEIN22.11.2014THE STAR
Upwards and onwards: The lucky winners of the AirAsia Twitter contest (inset) on board flight AK 882, bound for Bangkok-Don Mueang from Kuala Lumpur. With them are pilots of the A320 aircraft which was painted in the Harimau Muda colours.
Changing with times: The FRU personnel giving a demonstration during the unit’s anniversary event.
Dramatic end: The stolen vehicle which was left abandoned by robbers who fled after hitting a lamp post. Police are on the hunt for two more suspects.

Disaster that led to a sea of growth

Winners of AirAsia Twitter contest among supporters of Team M’sia

FRU to get rid of outdated tactics

Three robbers killed in shootout

Nation

‘Tang yuan’ now comes in 13 special flavours

Sweet sensation: Peh Chui Han trying a bowl of ‘tang yuan’ at the All About Sugar & Gift shop in George Town.

GEORGE TOWN: Even the tang yuan (glutinous rice balls), a po­­pular dessert during the Winter Solstice celebration, has moved with the times.

Stage is set for Mamma Mia!

Born to perform: The cast performing a scene from the musical.

KUALA LUMPUR: It will be a night of singing and dancing to the music of pop legends Abba when Mamma Mia! The Musical opens today at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

Regional

Pakistan mourns for 148

Together in death: People  attending the funeral of two  schoolboys  killed by  Taliban  militants  in  Peshawar. — EPA

PESHAWAR: Pakistan mourned 148 people – mostly children – killed by the Taliban in a school massacre that prompted global revulsion and put the government under new pressure to combat the scourge of militancy.

Easy way to pick up missed parcels

Value-added service: A DHL Express courier bringing parcels to a Cheers outlet.  — The Straits Times / Asia News Network

PEOPLE can now collect parcels from convenience stores, with the e-commerce boom prompting two logistics companies to allow such services from this week.

World

At U.N., Iran urged to show more flexibility in nuclear talks

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran has not demonstrated sufficient flexibility in nuclear talks with six world powers aimed at ending a 12-year standoff with the Islamic Republic over its atomic ambitions, France and Britain said on Thursday.

U.S. considers 'proportional' response to Sony hacking attack

An entrance gate to Sony Pictures Entertainment at the Sony Pictures lot is pictured in Culver City, California in this April 14, 2013 file photo.  REUTERS/Fred Prouser/Files

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response, although the White House stopped short of blaming North Korea.

Education

The end of the tale

Happy storytellers: Tale Spin participants from SMK Sri Sentosa, Kuala Lumpur happily waving their certificates and vouchers.

It’s been a challenging experience for the participants of Tale Spin 2014, and now it’s time to reap the rewards of all their efforts.

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