Wednesday October 22, 2014

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  1. Jho Low, Jynwel Capital move into global deal spotlight supported by wealthy Abu Dhabi Funds

    Jho Low, Jynwel Capital move into global deal spotlight supported by wealthy Abu Dhabi Funds

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22, 2014: Hong Kong-based Jynwel Capital and chief executive officer Jho Low were featured in The Wall Street Journal on Monday, as the company, supported by wealthy Abu Dhabi Funds, reportedly sent a letter to Adidas AG’s Board of Directors on Monday, offering to buy Boston-based...

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  • Raining in Batu Caves

    Oct 20, 2014: People descending the steps at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur today in the midst of a downpour. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Boy in the rain

    Oct 20, 2014: A boy braving the rain without wearing a raincoat as he descends the staircase at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur today. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Paint-job at Batu Caves

    Oct 20, 2014: The entrance to Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur is covered with canvas for a paint-job in preparing for the upcoming Deepawali celebration. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Coconuts for sale

    Oct 20, 2014: A young man cutting up coconuts to be sold at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • Inside Batu Caves

    Oct 20, 2014: Members of the public are visiting the Ramayana Cave to see the different kinds of Hindu gods and goddesses statues at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

  • It’s selfie time!

    Oct 20, 2014: MIC’s National Information Head P. Punithan taking a selfie with orphaned children during a lucheon at the MIC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur today. — TRP pic by Mokhsin Zamani

  • Happy kids

    Oct 20, 2014: German astronaut Klaus Dietrich Flade (right) and Russia’s first cosmonaut Shalizhan Shakirovich Sharipov posing for picture with schoolkids at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in Bangi today. — TRP pic by Wan Kah Hoong

  • Selfie with Tun M

    Oct 20, 2014: Wherever he goes, former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will always get requests for selfies as evident at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s (UKM) seventh Astronaut Day event today. — TRP pic by Wan Kah Hoong

  • Tun M and Sheikh Muszaphar

    Oct 20, 2014: Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad engaging in a conversation with Malaysia’s first astronaut Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s (UKM) seventh Astronaut Day event today. — TRP pic by Wan Kah Hoong

  • Malaysia’s first astronaut speaks in UKM

    Oct 20, 2014: Malaysia’s first astronaut Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor addressing students at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s (UKM) seventh Astronaut Day event today. — TRP pic by Wan Kah Hoong

News

  1. Rizalman will appear in NZ court to face charges on Saturday

    Rizalman will appear in NZ court to face charges on Saturday

    WELLINGTON, Oct 22, 2014: A Malaysian military attache who sparked outrage when he invoked diplomatic immunity to escape a sex charge in New Zealand will arrive in Wellington to face court on...

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  2. MAIS chairman: Event was meant to educate Muslims about dogs

  3. Kidnapping joke in Sabah gets police attention

  4. Video of blind couple celebrating Deepavali hopes to enlighten others (video)

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  1. VERNACULAR SCHOOLS

    VERNACULAR SCHOOLS

    WELLINGTON, Oct 22, 2014: A Malaysian military attache who sparked outrage when he invoked diplomatic immunity to escape a sex charge in New Zealand will arrive in Wellington to face court on Saturday, reports said. Muhammad Rizalman Ismail is accused of stalking Tanya Billingsley and attempting to rape...

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  2. 24-HOUR TRAIN SERVICE

    24-HOUR TRAIN SERVICE

    WELLINGTON, Oct 22, 2014: A Malaysian military attache who sparked outrage when he invoked diplomatic immunity to escape a sex charge in New Zealand will arrive in Wellington to face court on Saturday, reports said. Muhammad Rizalman Ismail is accused of stalking Tanya Billingsley and attempting to rape...

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  3. Should the top MAS management stay or go?

    Should the top MAS management stay or go?

    WELLINGTON, Oct 22, 2014: A Malaysian military attache who sparked outrage when he invoked diplomatic immunity to escape a sex charge in New Zealand will arrive in Wellington to face court on Saturday, reports said. Muhammad Rizalman Ismail is accused of stalking Tanya Billingsley and attempting to rape...

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  4. SHOULD THE UPSR BE ABOLISHED

    SHOULD THE UPSR BE ABOLISHED

    WELLINGTON, Oct 22, 2014: A Malaysian military attache who sparked outrage when he invoked diplomatic immunity to escape a sex charge in New Zealand will arrive in Wellington to face court on Saturday, reports said. Muhammad Rizalman Ismail is accused of stalking Tanya Billingsley and attempting to rape...

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  5. ‘MALAYS ARE LAZY’

    ‘MALAYS ARE LAZY’

    WELLINGTON, Oct 22, 2014: A Malaysian military attache who sparked outrage when he invoked diplomatic immunity to escape a sex charge in New Zealand will arrive in Wellington to face court on Saturday, reports said. Muhammad Rizalman Ismail is accused of stalking Tanya Billingsley and attempting to rape...

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EPL 2014

  • 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

  • EPL 14

    Sept 28, 2014: Everton’s English defender Phil Jagielka (Right) celebrates scoring the equalising goal during the English Premier match against Liverpool at Anfield. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. – AFP Pic

  • Leicester City

    Sept 22, 2014: Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy (Right) celebrates scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Manchester United at the King Power Stadium in Leicester. – AFP pic

  • Liverpool

    Sept 21, 2014: Steven Gerrard (Left) and striker Mario Balotelli react at the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Liverpool at The Boleyn Ground, Upton Park. West Ham won the game 3-1. – AFP pic

  • Costa

    Sept 18, 2014: Chelsea’s Spanish striker Diego Costa (Third from Left) warms up with teammates during training ahead of their UEFA Champions League, group G football match against Schalke 04. Costa who scored a hat-trick against Swansea City last Saturday, is again expected to feature prominently against Man City on Sunday. — AFP pic

  • man united

    Sept 15, 2014: Manchester United’s English striker Wayne Rooney (Second from Left), celebrates scoring their third goal with teammates, during the English Premier League football match against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford in Manchester. – AFP pic

  • Villa1

    Sept 14, 2014: Aston Villa’s English striker Gabriel Agbonlahor (Second from Right), celebrates scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match against Liverpool ,at the Anfield Stadium in Liverpool. – AFP pic

  • Manchester United

    Sept 12, 2014: Manchester United’s latest signings Colombian striker Radamel Falcao (Left) and Dutch midfielder Daley Blind, pose for photographers during their unveiling at Old Trafford in Manchester. – AFP pic

  • EPL17

    Sept 1, 2014: Liverpool’s English midfielder Steven Gerrard (Right) celebrates scoring a penalty for their second goal with Italian striker Mario Balotelli, during the English Premier League football match against Tottenham Hotspur, at White Hart Lane in London. – AFP pic

  • EPL16

    Aug 31, 2014: Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring his team’s sixth goal during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park in Liverpool. – AFP pic

  • EPL 16

    Aug 30, 2014: Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal reacts during their English Premier League soccer match 0-0 draw, against Burnley at Turf Moor in Burnley, northern England. – AFP pic

  • EPL13

    Aug 29, 2014: Manchester United’s new signing Angel Di Maria (Left) poses for a photograph with his jersey and manager Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford in Manchester, northern England. – Reuters pic

  • epl12

    Aug 26, 2014: Liverpool’s new signings Mario Balotelli (Second from Right) and Adam Lallana (Second from Left), watch their team play, during their English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City, at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, northern England. – Reuters pic

  • epl12

    Aug 25, 2014: The hands of Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal are crossed before their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. – Reuters pic

  • epl11

    Aug 24, 2014: Chelsea’’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge in London. – AFP Pic

  • epl10

    Aug 24, 2014: Aston Villa’s Gabby Agbonlahor (Left) challenges Newcastle United’s Mike Williamson during their English Premier League soccer match at Villa Park in Birmingham. – AFP pic

  • RIP

    Aug 21, 2014: Newcastle United’s Argentinian defender Fabricio Coloccini (Right), Manchester City’s Belgian defender Vincent Kompany (Left), and family members observe a minute’s silence for the two Newcastle United fans, Liam Sweeney and John Alder, who died in the MH17 Malaysian aircraft disaster, before the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James’ Park in Newcastle. – AFP pic

  • EPL8

    Aug 20, 2014: Chelsea’s Ivorian striker Didier Drogba (Centre) vies with Burnley’s English defender Jason Shackell (Right) during the English Premier League football match in Burnley, north west England. Chelsea won the game 3-1. – AFP pic

  • EPL7

    Aug 18, 2014: Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew reacts after their 0-2 defeat to Manchester City, during the English Premier League soccer match, at St James’ Park in Newcastle. — Reuters pic

  • EPL6

    Aug 18, 2014: The relatives of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 victims Liam Sweeney and John Alder, observe a minute’s silence in their memory, before Newcastle United’s English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at St James’ Park in Newcastle. – Reuters pic

  • EPL5

    Aug 17, 2014: Liverpool fans hold a banner bearing the picture of Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers, during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield stadium, in Liverpool. – AFP pic

  • EPL4

    Aug 17, 2014: Match referee Jon Moss reacts, as foam sprays out from its canister during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace, at the Emirates stadium in London. – Reuters pic

  • EPL3

    Aug 17, 2014: Arsenal’s Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey scores his team’s second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at The Emirates Stadium. Arsenal won the match 2-1. – AFP pic

  • EPL2

    Aug 16, 2014: Referee Mike Dean uses vanishing spray to mark the pitch for a free kick during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford. Swansea City won the game 2-1. – AFP pic

  • QPR
  • EPL
  • Liverpool
  • Arsene, Mourinho
  • EPL, Liverpool
  • EPL, Pardew
  • EPL 14
  • Leicester City
  • Liverpool
  • Costa
  • man united
  • Villa1
  • Manchester United
  • EPL17
  • EPL16
  • EPL 16
  • EPL13
  • epl12
  • epl12
  • epl11
  • epl10
  • RIP
  • EPL8
  • EPL7
  • EPL6
  • EPL5
  • EPL4
  • EPL3
  • EPL2

Business

  1. October bonanza for car buyers

    October bonanza for car buyers

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22: There’s a whole plethora of promotions being offered by various car brands in Malaysia this month as sales now are traditionally slow ahead of the year-end bonuses. A...

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  2. McDonald’s profit down across the world

  3. External praise for Bursa, SC

  4. Malaysia ranked 10th in wealth list

Motoring

  1. Nissan’s Teana: A Comfortable Cruiser

    Nissan’s Teana: A Comfortable Cruiser

    The new Nissan Teana is truly a gentleman’s car. It has superior comfort, is big enough to look the part of an executive favourite and has all the conveniences on offer. It is priced right...

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  2. Volkswagen’s DSG issues resolved?

  3. Ducati’s new Scrambler to reach Malaysia in Q12015

  4. The New Volkswagen Passat to debut in 2015 in Malaysia

Life

  1. Deepavali – celebrating the goodness in man

    Deepavali – celebrating the goodness in man

    THE festival of colours and light is here. DeepavaIi has always been associated with the battle of light over darkness and good over evil. As a symbolic gesture that goodness always prevails,...

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  2. When the festival of lights is really the festival of sweets

  3. Jho Low and IBM Watson’s Rob High seek to improve cancer care

  4. Five popular Deepavali ads

Sports

  1. Bayern in seventh heaven after Roma massacre

    Bayern in seventh heaven after Roma massacre

    ROME, Oct 22: Five-time European champions Bayern Munich took a huge step towards qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League with a remarkable 7-1 rout of Roma at a stunned Stadio...

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  2. Chong Wei tested positive for doping?

  3. Rodgers calls on Reds to rise to Real challenge

  4. Boxing legend Ali critically ill, say reports

World

  1. Myanmar workers accused of murdering British duo retract confession

    Myanmar workers accused of murdering British duo retract confession

    BANGKOK, Oct 22, 2014: Two Myanmar migrant workers accused of murdering a pair of British tourists on a Thai island have retracted their confessions and alleged they were tortured, lawyers said...

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  2. S. Korea brings down border Christmas tree-shaped tower

  3. Palestinians cry foul over Jewish property gains in east Jerusalem

  4. Three runaway teens from Denver may have been trying to join IS

Rakyat TV

  1. P.Ramlee’s Malay-Tamil song a hit with netizens as Deepavali nears

    The song Pujaan ku from the film Gerimis (1968) is becoming a hit amongst netizens as Deepavali nears. Clips of the song which is a duet by the legendary Tan Sri P. Ramlee and Puan Sri Saloma, singing in both Malay and Tamil, is being shared online, reigniting racial harmony during this Deepavali season.

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Trending

  1. Couple rushed to hospital after getting stuck together during sex in ocean

    Couple rushed to hospital after getting stuck together during sex in ocean

    Published: 20 Oct 2014, 12:15pm

  2. Unnecessarily touching dogs is haram, says Jakim

    Unnecessarily touching dogs is haram, says Jakim

    Published: 20 Oct 2014, 7:00am

  3. ‘I received hate messages’ says dog event organiser

    ‘I received hate messages’ says dog event organiser

    Published: 19 Oct 2014, 2:09pm

  4. Zairil and Dyana? Gutter politics at its worst, says DAP vice-chairman

    Zairil and Dyana? Gutter politics at its worst, says DAP vice-chairman

    Published: 19 Oct 2014, 12:54pm

  5. ‘I Want To Touch A Dog’ a great success

    ‘I Want To Touch A Dog’ a great success

    Published: 19 Oct 2014, 10:52am

  6. ‘Malaysia not free from tornadoes’

    ‘Malaysia not free from tornadoes’

    Published: 17 Oct 2014, 8:50pm

  7. Woman with 22 children hopes for Diwali cheer

    Woman with 22 children hopes for Diwali cheer

    Published: 17 Oct 2014, 5:16pm

  8. Shock over contents in ‘English’ workbook

    Shock over contents in ‘English’ workbook

    Published: 16 Oct 2014, 5:08pm

  9. Cobra seeks refuge under car bonnet

    Cobra seeks refuge under car bonnet

    Published: 15 Oct 2014, 7:18pm

  10. RM7,000 monthly income still not enough to buy homes

    RM7,000 monthly income still not enough to buy homes

    Published: 15 Oct 2014, 7:00pm

Quote of the Day

“If the businesses are down, and if the rent is so high, how come we are constantly receiving applications from traders who persistently ask for an opportunity to set up a shop here?”

 

Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Datuk M. Saravanan alludes to complaints from shop owners in Little India, Brickfields, that businesses were slowing down in the area.

Say What?

 “I am a winner because everybody uses a pen,” 

 

Independent candidate for the Pengkalan Kubor by-election Izat Bukhary Ismail Bukhary talking about his election symbol.

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