Thursday January 29, 2015

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Key Story

  1. ‘Is declaration one step closer to ending search?’

    ‘Is declaration one step closer to ending search?’

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29, 2015: The wife of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 crew member Patrick Francis Gomes is asking if the announcement by the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) is a step towards ending the search for the missing aircraft. Jacquita Gonzales found fault with the announcement for many...

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News

  1. Tahlil to be held for MH370 victims tomorrow

    Tahlil to be held for MH370 victims tomorrow

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29, 2015: There is no need to hold jenazah prayers in absentia for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 following today’s announcement by the Department of Civil...

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  2. Former CM questions why so few Sabah teachers are being posted to own state

  3. MH370 families still hoping for miracles

  4. Zahid to meet RoS, MIC president and deputy over party crisis

Business

  1. Airline compensation can proceed

    Airline compensation can proceed

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) can now proceed to compensate families of victims on board Flight MH370 after today’s declaration of the flight lost by the Department of Civil...

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  2. Special CNY card postal rates

  3. PR1MA will ‘force’ house prices down

  4. GST shoppers guide online tomorrow

Motoring

  1. 600 orders for Lexus NX at launch, priced RM299k to RM386k

    600 orders for Lexus NX at launch, priced RM299k to RM386k

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29, 2015:  The new Lexus NX, the brand’s new premium compact SUV, which was launched today, has become an instant favourite with some 600 orders since October, making...

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  2. Volvo Trucks launches ‘Fast Track Service’

  3. Our Top 10 compact cars below RM100,000

  4. Mercedes-Benz Classic at Rétromobile 2015

Life

  1. Office finally comes to Android

    Office finally comes to Android

    ANDROID tablet owners who long for more productivity and PowerPoint will be able to download Microsoft’s apps from the Google Play Store. Apps and mobile devices may well be revolutionising...

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  2. ‘High’ living: The world’s 10 best treetop stays

  3. Energetic performance makes Malaysia fall in love with Buble all over again

  4. Travel? It’s a business and a pleasure too, says CEO

Sports

  1. Australian Open: Teenager outshines Venus to make semis

    Australian Open: Teenager outshines Venus to make semis

    MELBOURNE, Jan 28: American teenager Madison Keys defeated her childhood idol Venus Williams to make the Australian Open semi-finals on Wednesday and end the seven-time Grand Slam champion’s...

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  2. Asian Cup: No champagne yet, says Aussie boss

  3. League Cup: Mourinho cries foul over Costa ‘stamp’ claims

  4. Chong Wei to retire if slapped with doping suspension

ALL SIDES: ONE SUBJECT, DIFFERENT VIEWS

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current issues from as many perspectives as possible, including yours.

  1. ALL SIDES: National Service: Should it be resumed or scrapped?

    ALL SIDES: National Service: Should it be resumed or scrapped?

    IN the recent National Budget 2015 revision, Prime Minister Datuk Sri Najib Razak announced the suspension of the National Service (NS) programme pending review as measures to cut cost. The suspension is expected to save the government some RM400 million this year. Implemented in 2003, the NS programme’s...

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EPL 2014

  • Arsenal

    Jan 19, 2015: Santi Cazorla ( Second from Left), produced a midfield masterclass, scoring a penalty in the 24th minute and then providing the free-kick, from which France striker Olivier Giroud headed the Gunners into a 2-0 lead, midway through the second half. – AFP pic

  • Costa

    Jan 18, 2015: Oscar and Diego Costa both scored twice in the first half at the Liberty Stadium to leave Chelsea 4-0 up, before the break and substitute Andre Schurrle added a fifth goal, 11 minutes from time. – AFP pic

  • Southampton

    Jan 12, 2015: Referee Phil Dowd (Right) shows the yellow card to Southampton’s Serbian midfielder Dusan Tadic, for removing his shirt during his celebration after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match against Man United. Southampton won 1-0. AFP pic

  • Costa

    Jan 11, 2015: Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa points to the sky, as he celebrates scoring their second goal, during the English Premier League football match against Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge. – AFP pic

  • Liverpool

    Dec 30, 2014: Liverpool’s English midfielder Adam Lallana celebrates scoring their second goal, as Swansea City’s Polish goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski (Left), reacts after making the mistake, which led to the goal. Liverpool won 4-1 at Anfield. – AFP pic

  • Man United

    Dec 29, 2014: Manchester United’s Dutch striker Robin van Persie (Left), tries to control the ball as Tottenham Hotspur’s French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (Right) attempts to block, during the English Premier League football match which ended in a 0-0 draw. – AFP pic

  • West Brom

    Dec 27, 2014: Manchester City’s English midfielder Frank Lampard watches the ball through a snow shower, during an English Premier League football match against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England. City won the game 3-1. – AFP pic

  • Chelsea

    Dec 27, 2014: Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring their second goal, during the English Premier League football match against West Ham United at Stamford Bridge. – AFP pic

  • Chelsea

    Dec 25, 2014: MERRY CHRISTMAS…….. Mourinho tells Chelsea to put on a Christmas show against West Ham United tomorrow, to show the world, why they are currently on top of the Premier League. – AFP pic

  • Chelsea

    Dec 23, 2014: Chelsea’s Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas celebrates scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match against Stoke City, at the Britannia Stadium. – AFP pic

  • Liverpool

    Dec 22, 2014: Liverpool’s Slovakian defender Martin Skrtel (Right) celebrates scoring his team’s second equalising goal, during the English Premier League football match against Arsenal at Anfield. – AFP pic

  • City

    Dec 21, 2014: David Silva (Above) scored twice and Yaya Toure added the third as the pair continued their recent return to peak form and helped City record an eighth consecutive victory in all competitions. – AFP pic

  • Man United

    Dec 15, 2014: Manchester United’s Dutch striker Robin van Persie (Second from Left) celebrates scoring their third goal with teammates Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney (Right), during the English Premier League football match against Liverpool at Old Trafford, in Manchester. – AFP pic

  • Chelsea

    Dec 14, 2014: Chelsea’s Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard (Second from Left), celebrates with Oscar, after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match against Hull City, at Stamford Bridge in London. – AFP pic

  • Robin

    Dec 9, 2014: Manchester United’s Dutch striker Robin van Persie (Above) celebrates after scoring the opening goal, in their 2-1 win, over Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium. – AFP pic

  • Man City

    Dec 4, 2014: Sergio Aguero (Right), scored twice as defending champions City kept pace with a 4-1 success at Sunderland. – AFP pic

  • Arsenal

    Nov 30, 2014: Arsenal’’s Danny Welbeck (Left), celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal, with teammate Oliver Giroud, right, during the English Premier League soccer against West Bromwich Albion, at the Hawthorns, Birmingham. – AP pic

  • Palace

    Nov 24, 2014: Crystal Palace’s Argentinian goalkeeper Julian Speroni claims the ball above teammate Brede Hangeland, under pressure from Liverpool’s Rickie Lambert (Right), during the English Premier League football match at Selhurst Park. – AFP pic

  • Swansea

    Nov 10, 2014: Swansea City’s Welsh defender Neil Taylor (Left) and Ki Sung-Yueng celebrate at the final whistle as Arsenal’s English striker Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, lies on the ground in reaction after Swansea won 2-1. – AFP pic

  • Poppy

    Nov 8, 2014: Two men dressed in vintage military uniform carry a large Remembrance poppy on the pitch, ahead of kick off of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool. – AFP pic

  • Man City

    Nov 3, 2014: Manchester City’s Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero (Right) celebrates scoring the opening goal as Manchester United’s Argentinian midfielder Angel Di Maria reacts during the English Premier League football match, last night. City beat United 1-0. – AFP pic

  • Balotelli

    Nov 2, 2014: Liverpool’s Italian striker Mario Balotelli reacts during the English Premier League football match against Newcastle United at St James’ Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. – AFP pic

  • Steve Bruce

    Oct 26, 2014: Hull City’s English manager Steve Bruce, covers his head after chanting from Liverpool supporters during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Hull City, at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool. – AFP pic

  • Oct 21, 2014: Manchester United’s Dutch manager Louis van Gaal (Centre), reacts during the English Premier League football match against West Bromwich Albion, which ended in a 2-2 draw. – AFP pic

  • QPR

    Oct 19, 2014: Queens Park Rangers’ English striker Charlie Austin (Above) reacts to a missed chance during their 2-3 loss to Liverpool, at Loftus Road in London. – AFP pic

  • EPL

    Oct 19, 2014: Manchester City’s Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero (Above), scored all four of his side’s goals as they demolished Spurs 4-1, in a thrilling EPL match, Saturday. – AFP pic

  • Liverpool

    Oct 16, 2014: Liverpool’s English midfielder Adam Lallana (Second from Right) celebrates with teammates Philippe Coutinho (Right), midfielder Jordan Henderson (Second from Left) and Steven Gerrard, who celebrated 11 years as captain of the Anfield club on Wednesday. — AFP pic

  • Arsene, Mourinho

    Oct 6, 2014: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho (Right) and Arsene Wenger, are kept apart by the fourth official Jonathan Moss, during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. – AFP pic

  • EPL, Liverpool

    Oct 5, 2014: Liverpool’s English midfielder Adam Lallana (Second from Right), celebrates with teammates, Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho (Right), Jordan Henderson (Second from Left) and Gerrard, after scoring the opening goal, in their 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion at Anfield. – AFP pic

  • EPL, Pardew

    Sept 30, 2014: A Newcastle United fan holds a, ‘Sack Pardew’ banner, during the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent. – AFP pic

  • Arsenal
  • Costa
  • Southampton
  • Costa
  • Liverpool
  • Man United
  • West Brom
  • Chelsea
  • Chelsea
  • Chelsea
  • Liverpool
  • City
  • Man United
  • Chelsea
  • Robin
  • Man City
  • Arsenal
  • Palace
  • Swansea
  • Poppy
  • Man City
  • Balotelli
  • Steve Bruce
  • QPR
  • EPL
  • Liverpool
  • Arsene, Mourinho
  • EPL, Liverpool
  • EPL, Pardew

World

  1. Ad seeks ‘good daughter’ to inherit woman doctor’s wealth

    Ad seeks ‘good daughter’ to inherit woman doctor’s wealth

    ZHENGZHOU, Jan 29, 2015: A Chinese woman has advertised for an adult “daughter” to keep her company. There is also a chance of her inheriting her considerable wealth, BBC online reported...

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  2. Philippines no longer ‘sick man of Asia’

  3. New Air Force One for Obama

  4. Singapore cops to start wearing body cameras

  • Beating the drums

    Jan 29, 2015: Drummers gracing the occasion at the ‘Caltex JOURNEY Card Promotion’ at the Berjaya Times Square Shopping Centre today. — TRP pic by Wan Kah Hoong

  • Lanterns at the Thean Hou Temple

    Jan 29, 2015: Contract workers installing lanterns at the Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Festive spirit

    Jan 29, 2015: The festive spirit is already in the air at Kuala Lumpur’s Thean Hou Temple with red lanterns adorning the place for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Thean Hou Temple

    Jan 29, 2015: Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations by hanging up red lanterns. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Lanterns at temple

    Jan 29, 2015: Contract workers installing lanterns at the Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Next-of-kin of MH370

    Jan 29, 2015: Several next-of-kin of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 turned up at the Department of Civil Aviation’s (DCA) headquarters in Putrajaya today to attend a press conference on updates of the aircraft, however it was cancelled at the last minute and replaced with a special announcement which was carried live on RTM1. — TRP pic by Arif Kartono

  • Wife waiting for husband’s return

    Jan 29, 2015: Several next-of-kin of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 turned up at the Department of Civil Aviation’s (DCA) headquarters in Putrajaya today to attend a press conference on updates of the aircraft, however it was cancelled at the last minute and replaced with a special announcement which was carried live on RTM1. — TRP pic by Arif Kartono

  • Press conference cancelled

    Jan 29, 2015: Several next-of-kin of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 turned up at the Department of Civil Aviation’s (DCA) headquarters in Putrajaya today to attend a press conference on updates of the aircraft, however it was cancelled at the last minute and replaced with a special announcement which was carried live on RTM1. — TRP pic by Arif Kartono

  • ‘Please bring back my husband’

    Jan 29, 2015: Several next-of-kin of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 turned up at the Department of Civil Aviation’s (DCA) headquarters in Putrajaya today to attend a press conference on updates of the aircraft, however it was cancelled at the last minute and replaced with a special announcement which was carried live on RTM1. — TRP pic by Arif Kartono

  • Members of the media interviewing next-of-kin

    Jan 29, 2015: Members of the media interviewing a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 next-of-kin Jacquita Gonzales at the Department of Civil Aviation’s (DCA) headquarters in Putrajaya today after a press conference on updates of the aircraft was cancelled at the last minute and replaced with a special announcement which was carried live on RTM1. — TRP pic by Arif Kartono

Rakyat TV

  1. Batu Caves’ new automated system to carry out “milk offering ritual”

    This video of a machine used to carry out the milk offering ritual in Batu Caves has been circulating on Whatsapp, leading to an outburst by the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf).

    VIDEO GALLERY

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Trending

  1. Netizens infuriated by alleged paintings of King, Queen and PM

    Netizens infuriated by alleged paintings of King, Queen and PM

    Published: 28 Jan 2015, 3:54pm

  2. How to plan your future on RM2,000 basic salary

    How to plan your future on RM2,000 basic salary

    Published: 28 Jan 2015, 3:05pm

  3. It’s okay for husbands to cane wives to train them, says Selangor Mufti

    It’s okay for husbands to cane wives to train them, says Selangor Mufti

    Published: 28 Jan 2015, 10:37am

  4. Video of woman hitting husband’s ‘mistress’ all the rage on Facebook (video)

    Video of woman hitting husband’s ‘mistress’ all the rage on Facebook (video)

    Published: 27 Jan 2015, 11:44pm

  5. Facebook and Instagram go offline for 45 minutes

    Facebook and Instagram go offline for 45 minutes

    Published: 27 Jan 2015, 2:55pm

  6. ‘Born a woman, but always been a man’

    ‘Born a woman, but always been a man’

    Published: 26 Jan 2015, 7:00am

  7. ‘Expect more protests if Selangor MB fails to intervene’

    ‘Expect more protests if Selangor MB fails to intervene’

    Published: 25 Jan 2015, 10:18pm

  8. JPJ denies being involved in chase in Malacca which resulted in four deaths

    JPJ denies being involved in chase in Malacca which resulted in four deaths

    Published: 24 Jan 2015, 12:12pm

  9. Japanese hostage’s mother: My son and Japan not enemies of IS

    Japanese hostage’s mother: My son and Japan not enemies of IS

    Published: 23 Jan 2015, 9:54am

  10. AirAsia jet’s alarms ‘screaming’ before crash, says investigator

    AirAsia jet’s alarms ‘screaming’ before crash, says investigator

    Published: 21 Jan 2015, 6:59pm

Quote of the Day

“We have never wavered in our commitment to continue our efforts to find MH370 and bring closure for everyone, most of all for the families of the passengers and crew of MH370.”

 

Department of Civil Aviation director-general Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman announcing that missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 was an accident and all on board were presumed dead.

Say What?

“See I do smile … even laugh on occasion. Not too often though because it causes wrinkles.” 

 

Reality star Kim Kardashian West wrote next to an Instagram picture with her friend, Shamari Maurice, both laughing, to explain why she is seldom pictured smiling.

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