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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

Philippines dismisses China concerns over South China Sea military repairs

Members of the Philippine marines are transported on a rubber boat from a patrol ship, after a mission at the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, as they return to a naval forces camp in Palawan province, southwest Philippines March 31, 2014.   REUTERS/Erik De Castro

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines dismissed concerns by China over its plan to repair military facilities in South China Sea, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Saturday, insisting Manila has sovereign rights over territories in the disputed areas.

At least 15 dead in Somalia hotel attack, militants say end siege

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) - The death toll from an attack by al Shabaab militants on a hotel in the Somali capital rose to at least 15, police said, and the attackers said they had ended the overnight siege that was punctuated by loud explosions.

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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