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Super salute: Najib posing for a photo with members of Umno Youth Exco at the Putra World Trade Centre. Also present are (front row, from left) party vice-presidents Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein and Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin and party secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

'Get set for polls soon'

DATUK Seri Najib Tun Razak went on the offensive ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14), painting a bleak picture for the Malays and bumiputra should the country fall into the hands of the DAP-led Opposition.

Nation

Zahid: Umno seeking mutual ground with PAS

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UMNO is giving priority to finding mutual ground with PAS, said party vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Najib and Ku Li: We have no ill-will towards each other

DATUK Seri Najib Tun Razak and Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah both declared that they have no hard feelings towards each other following the acrimonious 1987 Umno election.

Regional

Japan to cull 230,000 more birds amid avian flu outbreak

Precautionary measure: Ground Self-Defence Force personnel removing chickens from cages at a farm in Sekikawa, Niigata. — AFP

TOKYO: Japan has mobilised its military to help with a second mass cull of 230,000 chickens amid a spreading outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu, officials said.

Major push for progress

BEIJING: The Chinese government has issued a white paper on the right to development, expounding on its philosophy, practice and contribution.

World

Gambia's Jammeh dealt shock election loss after 22-year rule

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who once vowed to rule the tiny West African nation for "a billion years", said he had accepted his shock election defeat on Friday, 22 years after seizing power in a coup.

Italy's Renzi launches last day of frantic referendum campaign

ROME (Reuters) - With his career on the line, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi made a final appeal to Italians on Friday to support a crucial referendum to change the constitution, saying Italy could become Europe's strongest nation if it wins.

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Education

In a class of their own

An English lesson in progress. The children are encouraged to complete workbook exercises and read story books to hone their language skills.

Street children learn the 3Rs and get a dose of life’s many lessons from volunteers who’ve become both their mentors and friends.

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