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Committed to the task: Azmin wants to see an efficient and quality water supply in the state.

Azmin: Water deal stays

PM and wife join in festivities

Rosmah: Critics can’t get at Najib, so they target me

Nik Aziz: Event organisers have worms in their heads


Bleak celebration for 11 families in shelter

Sombre occasion: B. Santhi (centre) with her children (from left) A. Devarasee,  A. Logarasan and A. Pehrarasee making the most of what they have in celebrating Deepavali at the temporary shelter. - Bernama

HULU SELANGOR: It was a bleak celebration for 11 families who had to spend Deepavali for the first time in a temporary shelter.

‘Get tough on syndicates’

PETALING JAYA: Political sanction is needed to check illegal logging involving syndicates with high-level connections, said Malaysian Anti-Corruption Foundation president Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim.


New Japan minister hit by S&M bar scandal

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan was hit Thursday by a third political scandal in a week after its new industry minister -- whose predecessor resigned in disgrace over misspending -- admitted that his underlings had spent office cash at a sex bar.

Thaw reveals Antarctic explorer's century-old notebook

WELLINGTON (AFP) - A photographic notebook from Robert Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition has been found after a century trapped in the ice of the frozen continent, New Zealand's Antarctic Heritage Trust said.


North Korea to bar foreign tourists over Ebola concerns - tour operators

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will bar entry to foreigners on tourist trips from Friday, because of worries over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, operators of tours to the isolated country told Reuters.

Lebanese army kills three men in raid - security sources

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's army killed three men and arrested several others during a raid on an apartment containing weapons and ammunition where authorities suspected an attack was being planned, security sources said on Thursday.




When a smile says a lot

Flashing a smile is perhaps the best way to break the ice or relieve stress, even if there are some social norms and practices that prevent us from doing so.


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