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World 30 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Busy hurricane season ends, but get used to it

MIAMI (Reuters) - The busiest and costliest Atlantic hurricane season on record finally ends on Wednesday but meteorologists cautioned that it may be years before the tropical Atlantic settles down.

Nation 29 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

‘Remarks by ex-PM don’t affect me’

'Baseless' - is how deputy Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin described the comments made recently by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Nation 07 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Storm threat fizzles, but yellow alert up north stays

The 'tropical depression' (or cyclone) over the South China Sea has now weakened into a 'monsoon disturbance', the Meteorological Department said.

Nation 29 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Crackdown on outlets fizzles out

A crackdown on shops selling pirated computer software at the Digital Mall here fizzled out when the Selangor Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry's enforcement team arrived to find the operators had closed their shops.

World 04 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Clinton air of inevitability fizzles in 1st U.S. vote

MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton's shocking loss to Barack Obama in Iowa punctured the air of inevitability her U.S. presidential campaign had sought to project and left her in the political fight of her life.

Nation 25 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

Fight for Sementa fizzles out

Incumbent Sementa assemblyman Datuk Abdul Rahman Palil retained the seat without contest on Sunday when his challenger from Parti Keadilan Rakyat failed to turn up at the nomination centre at Dewan Datuk Ahmad Razali in Klang.

Nation 05 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

Friends can’t believe Saiful’s involved in case

Former student leaders who knew Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan expressed shock that the friendly and smart 23-year-old is involved in a sodomy case.

Nation 05 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

Rally at mosque to protest fuel price fizzles out

A rally planned in front of the Kampung Baru mosque yesterday to protest the fuel price increase did not materialise, as police did not allow any gathering at the venue.

World 05 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Bush arrives in Seoul, anti-U.S. protest fizzles

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush arrived in South Korea on Tuesday for talks focused on communist North Korea and was greeted by a minor protest aimed mostly at his host instead of a big anti-U.S. rally that had been expected.

World 05 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Bush arrives in Seoul, anti-U.S. protest fizzles

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush arrived in South Korea on Tuesday for talks focused on communist North Korea and was greeted by a minor protest aimed mostly at his host instead of a big anti-U.S. rally that had been expected.