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Community 19 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Early general election unlikely due to reduction in popular votes for Barisan

SARAWAK'S 10th election has come and gone. Now, all eyes will be on the general election, which was earlier speculated to be held as early as September if Barisan Nasional did well in last Saturday's polls.

World 19 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Why probe war now, Sri Lankans ask after U.N. war crimes report

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A U.N. report alleging tens of thousands of civilians were killed and war crimes committed at the end Sri Lanka's war in 2009 drew widespread political reaction on Tuesday, but left many ordinary Sri Lankans bemused at what purpose an investigation would serve.

Nation 20 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Clubs lure college students with sexy dancers

OFFERING sexy dancers and live bands as bait, some clubs in Malacca are reportedly drawing a throng of students to their 'college uniform parties.'

Community 20 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Crisis simmering in SUPP

THAT laughing-Buddha smile was missing on Datuk David Teng's face when he chaired a press conference after a SUPP central working committee (CWC) meeting on Monday.

World 20 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Nigeria risks further bloodshed as divide grows

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's post-election riots have highlighted the likelihood of further bloodshed and growing radicalism in a Muslim north that feels ever more marginalised from a richer and more dynamic south.

Community 20 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

SUPP must change

KUCHING: SUPP may suffer more defeats in the coming parliamentary elections if there is no leadership change, says a political analyst.

Nation 21 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Student nurse wins TV set in mee goreng lucky draw

BUTTERWORTH: A student nurse has won the top prize of a 21-inch television set in a lucky draw held by a mee goreng stall.

Community 21 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

DAP has to diversify

WHILE SUPP is yet to get over the reality that it has been abandoned by Chinese voters in the just-concluded state election, its political arch-rival DAP is on cloud nine after winning 12 of the 15 seats it contested.

World 21 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

China to adopt new law to end violence in forced demolitions

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is set to adopt a law aimed at ending the use of violence, intimidation and other illegal means for forced demolitions of homes, a top legal expert was quoted as saying on Thursday, as the government addresses an issue that has sparked public anger.

Community 22 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Surviving leaders should rebuild SUPP, says political scientist

KUCHING: The six SUPP leaders re-elected in the just-concluded state polls should be given the task of rebuilding the party, says a political scientist.