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Supportive: Shamshida during an interview at her house in Ampang.
Success story: Former pig farmers thanking Dr Wee and Lim (second from right) after the cheque presentation ceremony in Port Dickson.
Special guests: Shahrizat (second from right) visiting villagers in Kampung Geting. Also present is Mat Razi (left).
In deep concentration: Pupils reading their question papers carefully during the UPSR examinations.

Azmin a principled man, says wife Shamshida

Ex-pig farmers get full refund

Kampung folk meet prominent politicians in person

Parents vent anger and frustration over news


Tears and cheers as Khalid bids farewell

Time to say goodbye: Khalid arriving for his farewell at the State Secretariat building in Shah Alam.

SHAH ALAM: There were tears, and cheers, at the State Secretariat building as Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim bade farewell to his staff. The outgoing mentri besar, who seemed overcome, thanked all for doing their best and for putting the interest of Selangor above everything else.

JPJ warns ‘teksi sapu’ drivers

PUTRAJAYA: Private vehicles offering a taxi-like service through the Uber mobile app are doing so illegally.


Vietnam debates sex work

Out in the open: A prostitue looking for customers during the day at a public park in downtown Hanoi. — AFP

HANOI: For Vietnamese sex workers like Do Thi Oanh, being caught touting for business used to carry a long stint in forced “rehabilitation”, but as fines replace detention, many detect a shifting attitude towards the world’s oldest profession.

Bangladesh’s Zia goes on trial for graft

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s main opposition leader Khaleda Zia (pic) went on trial charged with embezzling US$650,000 (RM2.1mil) in two corruption cases that could see her jailed for life if found guilty.


Libya's parliament approves new government

Libya's Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni speaks to reporters in Abu Dhabi September 10, 2014. REUTERS/ Stringer

TOBRUK Libya (Reuters) - Libya's elected parliament approved on Monday a new cabinet proposed by Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni, a parliamentary spokesman said.

Judge in Colorado cinema massacre case mulls letting cameras in trial

James Holmes sits in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial, Colorado June 4, 2013.  REUTERS/Andy Cross/Pool

CENTENNIAL Colo. (Reuters) - A judge presiding over the Colorado theatre massacre criminal case heard arguments on Monday about whether to allow cameras at the murder trial of accused gunman James Holmes, something both prosecutors and defence lawyers oppose.


Giving back to society

While some do it for the fame and others for the experience, Jayarubini Sambanthan took part in a beauty pageant to fulfil her dream of working and helping children.



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