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In his image: Najib receiving a souvenir after the launching of FT Umno convention in PWTC. Looking on is FT Umno liaison chief Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, Datuk Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin (left) and Datuk Ahmad Maslan (right).

‘Employers will face music too’

N. Koreans working in S’wak legally

PM: Chinese support crucial

Mine sealed due to gas and flood


Angry neighbour held over noisy kid’s death

KOTA KINABALU: Angered by children playing noisily outside his house, a man allegedly abducted and slapped to death three-year-old Shahriqal Sidek (pic), who was earlier reported missing.

Braving the floods — in a tent

Watery situation: Rohada watching her granddaughters swim in the flooded hall of her house as she gets ready to leave for the makeshift tent nearby.

JITRA: A family of nine is braving the floods in a makeshift tent they erected on a mini tar road about 15m from their house in Kampung Padang Halban, Changlun.


Philippines vows justice five years after massacre

Seeking justice: Relatives and supporters of the victims releasing white balloons into the air at the massacre site in Ampatuan. — AFP

AMPATUAN: Top officials vowed to deliver justice as the Philippines marked the fifth anniversary of a political massacre that killed 58 with no one yet convicted and several would-be witnesses murdered.

Tibetan mega-dam begins operation: China media

BEIJING, Nov 24, 2014 (AFP) - China has begun generating electricity from Tibet’s biggest ever hydropower project, state-run media reported, the latest dam development on Himalayan rivers which has stoked fears in neighbouring India.


War-weary Darfuris see grim future with or without U.N. peacekeepers

Special Prosecutor for Crimes in Darfur Yasir Ahmed Mohamed (back, in blue shirt with glasses) and his team talk to women during an investigation into allegations of mass rape in the village of Tabit, in North Darfur, November 20, 2014.  REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

TABIT, Sudan (Reuters) - Caught in a forgotten war between rebels and government forces and beset by bandits who roam the lawless roads, villagers in Darfur say their lives can scarcely get any worse if Sudan insists on international peacekeepers leaving their region.

Hagel resigns as U.S. Defense secretary, official says

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel participates in the Washington Ideas Forum, in Washington October 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, a U.S. defence official said on Monday, adding that President Barack Obama had accepted his resignation.



Of education and ethics

Shutterbugs at work: Visitors snapping away to get the best shot of the male panda, Xing Xing at Zoo Negara. – File photo

What good is a degree if young graduates choose to ignore their responsibilities and values soon after they move up the career ladder?


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