Shamini Ann

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31 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Banks waging plastic war

KUALA LUMPUR: With millions of customers pondering if they should snip their credit cards to evade the Government's newly-introduced RM50 service tax, banks are engaged in a 'plastic war' to retain their share of the market.

29 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Fulfilling vows at Batu Caves

PETALING JAYA: Love knows no bounds for Ram Persath as he climbed up the 272 steps of Batu Caves on his knees to fulfil a vow after his mother was cured from an illness.

28 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Devotees fulfil vows after prayers are answered

PETALING JAYA: He had bronchitis when he was a child and V.M. Gunasekaran attributes his recovery to Lord Murugan.

25 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Devotees turn up early to avoid Thaipusam crowd

KUALA LUMPUR: Thaipusam may be a week away but there are already devotees making their way up the 272 steps in Batu Caves here to pray and give thanks to Lord Muruga to avoid the crowd on the day of the festival.

21 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mahathir: 9/11 was staged

KUALA LUMPUR: There is strong evidence that the Sept 11 attacks on the United States that killed nearly 3,000 could have been 'staged' as an excuse to mount attacks on the Muslim world, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

20 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Prices of pork to stay stable

PUTRAJAYA: There will be sufficient pork and pork-based products for Chinese New Year as the Veterinary Services Department will relax import conditions to meet demand, and stabilise rising prices, director-general Datuk Dr Abdul Aziz Jamaluddin said.

10 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Church holds service at Wisma MCA (Update)

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