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Community 05 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

The ideal academy for art and design aspirants

FOR those interested in pursuing an art and design course, The One Academy is one institution not to be missed at The Star Education Fair 2010.

World 25 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Japan PM vows U.S. base decision by May, scandal weighs

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's leader on Monday promised not to delay beyond May a decision on the fate of a U.S. base, as a feud with Washington over the nagging issue threatens to further erode voter support already hurt by a funding scandal.

World 30 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Japan opposition crushes LDP in historic election

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese voters swept the opposition to a historic victory in Sunday's election, exit polls showed, crushing the long-ruling conservative party and handing the novice Democrats the job of reviving a struggling economy.

World 30 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Japan opposition crushes LDP in historic election

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's opposition was headed for a historic victory in an election on Sunday, exit polls showed, a win that would oust the long-ruling conservative party and give the untested Democrats the job of reviving a weak economy.

Education 23 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Accounting pact

TAYLOR'S University College (TUC) will soon be offering the ACCA Professional Level modules by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Lifestyle 29 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Obama appears on comedian George Lopez's talk show

PASADENA, California: George Lopez landed a big name cameo in the pilot presentation of his talk show: President Barack Obama.In a clip shown during a Tuesday meeting of the Television Critics Association, the comedian jokingly begs for a Cabinet spot from the president.

World 17 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Japan PM set to keep job ahead of tough election

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's unpopular Prime Minister Taro Aso looks set to keep his job and hold an election next month after efforts to force a ruling party meeting that could have pushed him to quit were blocked by party heavyweights.

World 15 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Japan opposition wins local poll as PM Aso stumbles

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso and his ruling party suffered fresh setbacks as the opposition won a closely-watched mayoral race and surveys showed his support rates had sunk again ahead of a election due within months.

World 19 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Mask-wearing de rigeur as flu spreads in Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - It was everywhere in western Japan on Tuesday and is showing signs of spreading to heavily populated Tokyo -- not the new H1N1 flu virus, but the wearing of surgical face masks.

World 11 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Japan opposition leader quits ahead of election

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese opposition leader Ichiro Ozawa resigned on Monday to try to restore his party's prospects in a looming election, after a fundraising scandal dampened its hopes for victory.