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Curtain call: A nurse at a medical centre packing traditional medicine.
We can do it: Year 5 pupils of SJKC Kampung Baru Ampang showing their copies of the ‘Step Up’ (Chinese) issue.
Funeral rites: Ahmad Razif paying his last respects to Tengku Intan Zaharah at the state royal mausoleum at Masjid Abidin in Kuala Terengganu.
Bright minds: Lee congratulating the 25 students during the awards presentation ceremony by Eco World Foundation in Kota Kinabalu.

Final nail in the coffin for TCM industry

Pupils Step Up to the plate

Former Queen laid to rest at royal mausoleum

Foundation rewards top UPSR students


Court caning of minors may end

PETALING JAYA: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry says that there is no proposal to outlaw the caning of children by parents and teachers.

Seven lodge reports against used car dealer

KLANG: Seven people have banded together to claim that they were cheated by a second-hand car dealer who bought their cars.


It’s home cheap home in Vietnam

Airy and spacious: Duong resting inside his S-House 2. — AFP

LONG AN (Vietnam): Vo Van Duong’s bamboo and coconut leaf house looks much like others deep in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. But unlike them, his seemingly simple abode is designed to withstand typhoons, flooding and earthquakes – and at a cost of less than US$4,000 (RM14,348) could herald a new wave of cheap, sustainable housing.

Japan condemns hostage murder

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has branded the murder of a Japanese hostage by Islamic State militants as “outrageous and unforgivable” and demanded the immediate release of a second captive, amid growing global revulsion.


Quartet envoys urge action on humanitarian situation in Gaza

Palestinian boys attend Friday prayers as they sit at the remains of a house that witnesses said was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war last summer, in the Shejaia neighbourhood east of Gaza City January 23, 2015. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Envoys from the Quartet of Middle East peace mediators said on Monday it was urgent to improve the "dire humanitarian situation" in Gaza, heavily damaged in last year's war between Israel and Palestinian militants.

Ten killed in Greek fighter plane crash in Spain

MADRID (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and 13 injured when a Greek fighter plane crashed during NATO training in Spain on Monday, the defence ministry said.



Star Education Fair: A runaway success

The 65,000 visitors to last weekend’s Star Education Fair were overwhelmed by the choices available to them in the form of tertiary courses, scholarships and career talks.


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