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Keeping our faces to the sunshine

WHEN Pemandu started work on the National Transformation Programme (NTP) in 2009, we had two general sentiments beating down our front door – measured optimism and pure cynicism.

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Some Internet porn sites in China now accessible

BEIJING: Word leaked out slowly, spread by Web-savvy folks on Twitter: Internet porn that once was blocked by Chinese government censors was now openly available.

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Your 10 questions for Prof Tan Sri Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin

Featuring Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia vice-chancellor Prof Tan Sri Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin.

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Grameen shows poorest of poor can be creditworthy

BANGKOK (AP): The global financial crisis has highlighted a curious success story: A bank that doles out loans to some of the world's poorest, least-creditworthy people continues to have a payback rate of nearly 100 percent.

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CR also deals with companies’ bottomlines in long term

Corporate responsibility (CR) does not only address social welfare but also companies' bottomlines in the long term.

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Uphill task for timber producers

KUCHING: Malaysia and other timber producing countries have found it extremely difficult to meet the different measures and requirements imposed by consumer nations to ensure that illegal timber products do not enter their markets.

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Order or disorder under heaven

AT a time when the world is wondering how to make sense of sharp swings in foreign policy, the two Koreas’ historic rapprochement must mean a great sense of relief for anyone who cares about peace.