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Street crime in KL down 25pc till May

6 July 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: City police have reduced street crime by 25 per cent in the first five months of the year, compared with the same period last year.

PERSPECTIVE: And the roars will continue to echo

5 April 2014

THE untimely passing of Karpal Singh (1940-2014) came as a shock to many, especially those in the constituency of Jelutong where he got the monicker “The Tiger”, not only because of his popularity as a member of Parliament but also due to his uncompromising stance on speaking out on issues that affect people.

Educate yourself about scholarships

3 April 2013

WHEN it comes to scholarships in Malaysia, they generally fall into one of two categories: corporate or government, or collegebased. Corporate or government scholarships are often a student’s best bet to study overseas, as many of them cover not only tuition costs, but living, computer and travel expenses as well. At the same time, they encourage their scholars to pursue their degree overseas and those that are for SPM school-leavers cover pre-university programmes.

'TM will continue to evolve'

8 June 2014

BUILDING ON THE FOUNDATION: Company aims to be a converged service provider

Contract between rulers and people By Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad

9 June 2014

CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY: People accept rulers as their constitutional monarchs, who exercise their powers in accordance with the Constitution

Can football equal peace?

13 June 2014

SPORTS has a tendency for bringing like-minded people together. An obvious example is how Malaysians rally behind the country's sporting champions every time they face an opponent, irrespective of where or who they are playing against. Badminton has produced many such personalities and the Malaysian football team has had some tremendous moments of glory. Remember when they won the finals against Indonesia some years ago? The nation's support came from the top when the prime minister announced a public holiday in the team's honour. And, football more than any sport has the ability to pull together the world around teams, whether club or nation. The UEFA Cup, the Italian Serie A, the Bundesliga and so many other European championships are followed the world over for what is not merely skill, but also an art.

Spiritual tool to alleviate poverty

14 June 2014

THE payment of zakat, the fourth pillar of Islam that each Muslim who can afford it must fulfil, can be seen as a great tool to alleviate poverty. In Malaysia, the commitment among Muslims to pay zakat has been on an upward trend. This is indicated by the increasing figures of collection by the state authorities every year.

Putrajaya everything a great city should be


1 February 2013

PUTRAJAYA: Working in a big, bustling city has its drawbacks - from the symphony of sounds with cars honking and drivers swearing, to the never ending traffic jams and zero parking.

Catch hissing beauties

13 June 2014

MORE than 70 species of snakes are being showcased at an exhibition called Beauty & the Hisss! (Gadis dan Ular) at the Perak Darul Ridzuan museum here.

Road closed for MRT works

9 June 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A stretch of road in Bukit Bintang will be partially closed in stages for two months to facilitate the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) works.

Disease does not discriminate

9 June 2014

NOW that I am retired, I can devote more time to community work.

Fall rules Worley out of Winter Olympics

16 June 2014

France's Tessa Worley, the reigning world giant slalom champion, has been ruled out of the Winter Olympics next February after a fall during the World Cup slalom race at Courchevel on Tuesday.

Perseverance pays off for Perak

4 July 2014

FAVOURITES Perak clinched the Malaysia Games football gold medal last yesterday after a comfortable 3-1 win over Johor at the Stadium Tuanku Syed Putra in Perlis.

Aslina passes with flying colours

7 July 2014

A HALF-YEAR training camp in Florida saw a lean and mean Aslina Chua clinch a memorable women’s singles victory for Sarawak on her Malaysia Games debut at the Perlis Sports Complex in Kangar.

Chong Wei only Malaysian left standing

14 June 2014

WORLD No 1 Lee Chong Wei, as is always the case, will be Malaysia's sole representative in the Japan Open semi-finals following his victory over Tommy Sugiarto in the quarter-finals yesterday.

FORMULA ONE: Montreal extends deal to 2024

9 June 2014

MONTREAL: The Canadian Grand Prix is staying in Montreal through 2024 after an agreement with the Formula One Group worth more than US$200 million (RM642 million).

Pitch perfect interaction

9 June 2014

Being on social media is one of the best ways to experience World Cup 2014, write Nicholas King and Izwan Ismail

FAMILY: Forever frenemies

8 June 2014

On World Best Friend’s Day today, Amanda Suriya Ariffin writes that the myth of the forever-female-friendship is just that, a myth

GREEN: Stormy rhythm of the ocean

7 June 2014

There are many valuable life lessons to be learnt from the vast ocean. Kirana Aster meets two ex-sailors who found lasting friendship and danger amidst a constant awe of the deep blue

Beauty and the witch

6 June 2014

Teen actress Elle Fanning reveals what it is like playing the iconic character of Aurora, the Sleeping Beauty, in Maleficent

Don’t kid about road trips

5 June 2014

Can one survive family road trips without gadgets? Anis Rozalina Ramli shares her experiences and offers some tips

Ready, jet set... go!

4 June 2014

American designer Michael Kors tells Nadia Badarudin about travelling in style and his perseverance in business

Cost of staying connected

3 June 2014

Is social media harming our self-worth, wonders Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup