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Children’s essentials flying off the shelves

PETALING JAYA: With the Goods and Services Tax beckoning, consumers who have just received their salaries are clearing most shelves at the supermarkets, especially those that are offering promotions.

‘Hottest race’ no sweat for Verstappen

Max Verstappen does not even have a drivers license but is the youngest Formula 1 driver on the track.

SEPANG: Sepang is literally the hottest race in the Formula 1 calendar and many drivers have a tough time adapting to the scorching conditions, but racer Max Verstappen (pic) tries to take it all in his stride.

Regional

Singapore reopens queue for Lee Kuan Yew mourners

Mourners pay their respects to Singapore's late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew where he lies in state at Parliament House in Singapore on March 27, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23. - AFP

SINGAPORE (AFP) - The Singapore government Saturday reopened a massive queue for mourners to pay their last respects to founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew after a temporary suspension for safety reasons.

Dongguan wins top city award

Guangzhou: A “national civilised” city does not mean the city is perfect, said Xu Jianhua, Party chief of Dongguan, Guangdong province.

World

Four Iraqi soldiers killed fighting with Islamic State in Tikrit

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four Iraqi soldiers were killed in street fighting with Islamic State militants in Tikrit overnight as they advanced slowly into the city, a Sunni jihadist bastion, in the wake of coalition air strikes, a security official said.

Somalia hotel siege ends, 14 dead - government

Residents evacuate an injured boy after Islamist group al Shabaab attacked Maka Al-Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu, March 27, 2015. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A hotel siege by al Shabaab militants in the Somali capital has ended and the final death toll from the attack stands at 14, a senior government official said on Saturday.

Education

US First Lady pushes for girls’ education in Cambodia

MICHELLE Obama was greeted by flag-waving schoolchildren yesterday during the first trip by a sitting First Lady of the United States (US) to Cambodia as she pushes a US-led initiative to combat a “crisis” in girls’ education.

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