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World 25 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Saudi gives battered Lebanon economy $1.5 bln cushion

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has ordered the transfer of $1 billion to Lebanon's central bank to help it support an economy battered by an Israeli military offensive.

Community 19 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Swede success leads to meatball deals

SWEDISH football fans are craving another victory after notching a 1-0 win over Paraguay in their second Group B match.

Community 14 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Intriguing look at South Korea

PENANGITES caught glimpses of South Korea at the recent travel fair aimed at promoting tourism in the country.

Nation 28 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Fracas at MAYC a one-off incident

The fracas at the Malaysian Association of Youth Councils (MAYC) general assembly was a one-off incident and has not prevented it from carrying out its 'transition plans', said president Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar.

AseanPlus News 18 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Stores ready for last minute rush

HUMAN resource manager Gerard Cheng's job is to recruit, train and deploy staff at Isetan.

Community 02 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bowled over by young talents

AFTER almost two months of searching, the premier 'Cari Champions' bowling talent identification programme in the Klang Valley has finally selected 40 budding bowlers to undergo structured training.

Community 12 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Record Bukit Mor hiking attempt

More than 1,000 hikers will be trekking up the 746-metre Bukit Mor in Muar on Nov 27 as they attempt to enter this feat into the Malaysia Book of Records.

World 30 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Condemned Australian's mother appeals to queen

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The mother of an Australian drug smuggler who has been condemned to death in Singapore has written to Queen Elizabeth asking her to intervene, lawyers said on Sunday.

World 27 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Singapore says death-row Australian had fair trial

SINGAPORE/CANBERRA (Reuters) - Singapore on Thursday defended its decision to execute a young Australian drug trafficker, rebuffing last-ditch pleas for clemency and saying the sentence was a strong message to would-be drug dealers.

Community 08 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Biggest kite takes to the sky

ALMOST 400 traditional kites or wau of different types from all over Malaysia provided a visual spectacle in the sky at Pantai Sri Tujuh in Kelantan at the end of a Wau Festival on Sunday.