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Community 15 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Shoddy work plagues SS1

IMAGINE waking up one morning to find yourself bitten by jungle ticks, greeted by a snake or iguana in the living room or having to breathe in the stench from an overflowing toilet.

World 14 Dec 2016 | 10:07 PM

Corruption, caste keep poor from owning land in northern India

KACHHIDIH, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For decades, Kunta lived in a hut outside Kachhidih village in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state, enduring the insults of higher-caste villagers who claimed her land - which she did not legally own - for grazing cattle.

Business 14 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Magni-Tech Q2 profit rises to RM37.6mil

KUALA LUMPUR: Magni-Tech Industries Bhd’s pre-tax profit for the second quarter ended Oct 31, 2016 rose to RM37.56mil from RM28.68mil in the same period a year ago.

World 13 Dec 2016 | 8:42 PM

South Korea lawmakers to quiz doctors, nurses about Park's 'missing' 7 hours

SEOUL (Reuters) - Seven hours may have sealed the fate of South Korea's beleaguered President Park Geun-hye. That was the time between the first news reports that the Sewol ferry carrying hundreds of children was sinking off the nation's southern coast on April 16, 2014 and her first TV appearance that day.

Community 12 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

UKM hosts international symposium on Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyposis advancements

PUTRAJAYA: The 9th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyposis (ISRNP) was successfully hosted by Malaysia.

World 11 Dec 2016 | 5:50 AM

Gambia refuses entry to ECOWAS head amid election dispute

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow said on Saturday that outgoing leader Yahya Jammeh had no authority to reject the results of the Dec. 1 election, while the United Nations and African Union piled pressure on Jammeh to step aside.

Nation 10 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Creating her own unique X’mas tree

KLANG: A Christmas tree unlike any other – that’s what Johnsy Vijayarani had in mind when she decided to make all her festive ornaments by herself.

Community 10 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Top 10 ways to deal with water cut

StarMetro shares some ideas from residents in the Klang Valley on how to save and use water sparingly, which will come in handy in the event of disruption in supply.

Economy 09 Dec 2016 | 4:06 AM

Malaysia's October industrial output higher than forecast

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's industrial production index (IPI) rose 4.2% in October 2016, which exceeded economists' forecast of a 3.4% expansion, underpinned by the manufacturing sector.

Nation 08 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Fruit ‘ninjas’ create ruckus at market

NIBONG TEBAL: Two illegal fruit traders turned violent when the Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) seized their items outside the Taman Berjaya Market here.