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Rape of riparian reserves

CID: No secret documents lost

A nightingale’s gift of life for five

High hopes for Battersea project


We’ll know for sure in about two days, says Aziz

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PETALING JAYA: The piece of metal believed to be part of the missing MH370 plane found on Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean is “almost certainly” from a Boeing 777 aircraft, says Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Abdul Aziz Kaprawi.

Star ePaper surpasses 100,000 mark

Popular choice: Readers checking out the latest news on The Star’s ePaper.

PETALING JAYA: It’s 100,000 and counting! The Star ePaper has now surpassed the six-figure subscriber mark.


Artist Ai Weiwei arrives in Germany as Britain slammed over visa

Munich (Germany) (AFP) - Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei arrived in Germany Thursday on his first overseas trip since he was arrested nearly four years ago, after Britain denied him a six-month visa because he did not declare a supposed "criminal conviction" on his application.

Hundreds protest in Taipei after student suicide

Taipei (AFP) - Hundreds of protesters gathered in Taipei early on Friday calling for the education minister to resign after a student committed suicide, amid a deepening row over the island's "China-centric" school curriculum.


Fresh U.S. sanctions show Washington is deepening confrontation - Russia

An officer of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) stands next to a monitor showing a man, who according to SBU is a Russian army major detained by Ukrainian servicemen at the weekend, during a news briefing in Kiev, Ukraine, July 29, 2015.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

MOSCOW (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions against Russia show that Washington wants to aggravate tensions with Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Gunmen open fire at Sri Lanka election rally, one dead

Special Task Force soldiers stand guard near the site of a shooting at an election rally in Colombo July 31, 2015.  REUTERS/Stringer

COLOMBO (Reuters) - One person was killed and 13 wounded on Friday in a drive-by shooting at a Sri Lankan election rally attended by the finance minister, a further act of political violence in a nation still recovering from civil war.


US dentist killed Zimbabwe’s Cecil the lion

HARARE: A wealthy American dentist who used a bow and arrow to shoot Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the lion faced fierce criticism Tuesday amid allegations that it took 40 hours for the animal to die.


Determining decisions and actions

1 Special appearance: Khairy was one of the invited speakers at last year’s competition.2 Hard at work: Teams spend sleepless nights to come up with a good policy.3 An A-Team: (from left) Leo, Kyle Chan, Annamarie and Ng Yan Chuan.4 Up to youth: Chuo is calling on young Malaysians to take charge of their future.5 Making a point: Tan says that one needs to consider various factors before coming up with a policy.6 Work in progress: Choong, Lo and Sherrinder Kaur looking through plans for the upcoming competition.

Malaysian youth get a chance to shape policies that touch on various aspects such as public transport, education and police powers, affecting the man on the street.


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