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15 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM

Big turnout for grand finale

KUALA LUMPUR: Excited fans thronged Dataran Merdeka to celebrate and cry together for the 2014 World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.

Good sports: Najib and Khairy reacting after Germany scored the only goal of the game during the World Cup final public viewing at Dataran Merdeka.
14 Jul 2014 | 8:44 AM

Najib, Khairy catch World Cup final at Dataran Merdeka

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, and Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin were among the thousands that thronged Dataran Merdeka here early Monday to catch the World Cup Final 2014, in which Germany beat Argentina 1-0.

Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin watching World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina on the big screen at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur. - FAIHAN GHANI/The Star.
8 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM

DAP’s Teng and Liu quarrel again

PETALING JAYA: An old feud between two DAP leaders has erupted once again, in another drama to Pakatan Rakyat’s attempt to oust Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim as Selangor Mentri Besar.

1 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM

Reefs showing only minor signs of stress as sea temperatures return to normal

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s coral reefs remain healthy in general despite the heat wave that the country is currently experiencing, say experts.

All is well: Fish swimming among thriving coral reefs off the waters in Pulau Tioman.
23 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

East coast line to undergo repairs

KUALA LIPIS: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB) is expected to close down its 321km Gemas-Gua Musang stretch along the east coast railway to conduct major track repair works soon.

Closer look: Syed Hamid, accompanied by his wife Puan Sri Aziah Syed Zainal Abidin, leading a team of SPAD officers on an inspection of the Guillemard Bridge in Kelantan.
20 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Bid to boost aqua-culture sector

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is expected to expand its aqua-culture sector in the fishing industry up to 50% by 2020 to sustain the people’s fish-based food demand.

19 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Survey: Malaysians most optimistic about retirement

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians are most optimistic about retirement compared to other nationalities, an international survey conducted by Allianz International Pensions revealed.

16 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Brazil hosts World Cup feast

KUALA LUMPUR: Brazil played host with its best culinary delights at an event where diplomats of 16 parti-cipating teams of the World Cup tournament gathered.

Samba party: Figueiredo unravelling the chocolate-shape World Cup with (from left) Nigerian Ambasaddor Bello Shehu Ringim, Argentine Ambassador Maria Isabel Rendon, Sammartino (background), French Ambasaddor Matine Dorance and Chilean Ambassador Christian Rehren during the dinner. — SHAARI CHEMAT / The Star
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12 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Nod for biometric use in security checks

PETALING JAYA: More Malaysians are willing to provide biometric information to allow automated boarding gates to confirm their identities when taking flights, according to the latest Unisys Security Index survey.

11 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Trio fulfils football dream to watch World Cup live in Brazil

PETALING JAYA: Three football-loving friends are investing their savings in a trip of a lifetime to watch the World Cup live in Brazil, the home of the beautiful game.

Burst of colours: A man walking past a mural celebrating the Brazil World Cup 2014 at the New Pantai Expressway.