Tuesday March 03, 2015

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  1. MACC detains 10 cops under ‘Ops Licin 2′

    MACC detains 10 cops under ‘Ops Licin 2′

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 3, 2015: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained 10 policemen to facilitate investigations into a racket offering “protection services” for the smuggling and sale of petrol and diesel at the Malaysia-Thailand border. According to an MACC statement,...

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News

  1. Prisons Department acts according to prison laws, says deputy director

    Prisons Department acts according to prison laws, says deputy director

    PUTRAJAYA, March 3, 2015: The Prisons Department has clarified that treatment and facilities accorded to all prisoners, including Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, were line in with...

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  2. Penang Opposition leader’s MPV almost stolen

  3. Bumiputeras must become more competitive in global arena, says Shafie Apdal

  4. Sirul receives grapes, sambal bilis and shoes during visit with mother

Business

  1. Mega First progresses with Laos dam

    Mega First progresses with Laos dam

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 3, 2015: Almost 10 years after it first signed up with the Laotian government to build a hydroelectric dam across the Mekong River, Mega First Corporation Bhd has made some...

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  2. Retail stores budding in North Korea

  3. Tax payment by credit card lauded

  4. India to buy more palm oil

Motoring

  1. MINI launches Countryman Park Lane in Geneva

    MINI launches Countryman Park Lane in Geneva

    THE British premium brand MINI is presented at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show with new diversity in its model program and fresh accents for individual style and extreme driving fun. The new models...

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  2. EXP 10 Speed 6 – A vision of Bentley design and performance

  3. World premieres for the Sport Coupe Concept GTE and Touran

  4. The new Passat is “Car of the Year 2015”

Life

  1. Real-life wizarding school for real? (video)

    Real-life wizarding school for real? (video)

    FANS of the Harry Potter series and the magical arts have launched a crowdsourcing campaign that aims to bring a College of Wizardry to life, and — if all goes well — turn a castle in Poland...

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  2. Help is just a free phone call away

  3. The University of Hard Knocks may not be a bad place

  4. ‘Bob Boom’ promises challenging and fun-filled moments for gamers

World

  1. British PM to classify child sex abuse as ‘national threat’

    British PM to classify child sex abuse as ‘national threat’

    LONDON, March 3, 2015: British Prime Minister David Cameron will make tackling child sexual abuse a national priority on a par with organised crime on Tuesday, announcing measures to prevent...

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  2. 3,600 people flee as Chile volcano blows

  3. Brutal executions drying up donations to IS jihadists

  4. Selling or possessing beef in Maharashtra can land you in jail for 5 years

ALL SIDES: ONE SUBJECT, DIFFERENT VIEWS

All Sides is an open platform commited to getting to the heart of the matter. We aim to approach
current issues from as many perspectives as possible, including yours.

  1. ALL SIDES: Should staff be allowed to take frequent ‘breaks’ during working hours?

    ALL SIDES: Should staff be allowed to take frequent ‘breaks’ during working hours?

    Logen Narayanan:  Good start. Perhaps the Selangor state (government) should invent a system where the hardworking ones get extra bonuses and a triple pay hike. Then they will be proactive. Once their pockets are full with a good salary, they will surely not want to lose the good salary. This will make...

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Sports

  1. Alonso ruled out of Australian Grand Prix

    Alonso ruled out of Australian Grand Prix

    LONDON, March 3, 2015: Fernando Alonso will miss next week’s season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix on doctors’ advice after a heavy crash in testing, the Spaniard’s...

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  2. High-scoring South Africa thump Ireland

  3. Michael Schumacher’s son to drive in Formula 4

  4. Nadal ends title drought with Argentina win

The Beautiful Game

  1. Terry certain to get new Chelsea deal, says Mourinho

    Terry certain to get new Chelsea deal, says Mourinho

    LONDON, March 4, 2015: Jose Mourinho has assured Chelsea fans that John Terry, subject of a ‘captain, leader, legend’ banner that is on permanent display at Stamford Bridge, will...

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  2. Van Gaal urges patience over misfiring Di Maria

  3. Pellegrini not feeling pressure despite Man City woes

  4. Luis Enrique unfazed by Suarez petulance

Viral

  1. Married man has testicles stolen after being drugged

    Married man has testicles stolen after being drugged

    MOSCOW, Feb 27, 2015: Police in Russia are tracking a gang — apparently including a doctor — who drugged a TV soap actor and removed his testicles. According to a report in Daily Mail, Dmitry...

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  2. Blue black or white gold, what do you see?

  3. Organs of Irish woman who collapsed in Indonesia to help 6 people

  4. Britain first nation to allow ‘three-parent’ babies

  • Any takers for solar energy?

    March 2, 2015: A worker waits for customers beside solar panels which he sells along a main road in Manila today. Philippine Senate is poised to approve today a resolution giving President Benigno Aquino emergency powers to tackle a looming power crisis that could hurt a revitalized manufacturing sector and booming call centre industry on the main Luzon island. The Energy department has warned of rolling brownouts that could hurt Asia’s second-fastest growing economy after China, as electricity supply is forecast to be critically thin during the summer months starting this month. — Reuters pic

  • William eyeballs ‘Shaun the Sheep’

    March 2, 2015: Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, paints the eye of a ‘Shaun the Sheep’ sculpture at the British Ambassador’s official residence in Beijing, today. — Reuters pic

  • Big freeze sets in

    March 2, 2015: Canada Geese gather on the ice in falling snow on a frozen portion of the Hudson River in the New York City suburban town of Nyack, New York yesterday. The first day of March saw another round of snow sleet and ice that was forecast to impact the New York region into New England Sunday into Monday according to local reports after February saw record cold and snow in parts of the Northeast US. — Reuters pic

  • There’s always time for a game

    March 2, 2015: Iraqi security forces and Shia fighters play soccer at Udhaim dam, north of Baghdad yesterday. Iraqi soldiers and pro-government Shia militias had been massing in preparation for an attack on Islamic State strongholds along the Tigris River to the north and south of Tikrit, hometown of executed former president Saddam Hussein. — Reuters pic

  • Symbol of South Korea’s independence

    March 1, 2015: Women, wearing traditional costume Hanbok, wave South Korean national flags during a re-enactment of the Independence Movement Day in Seoul today. This year commemorates the 96th year of the declaration of the nation’s independence from Japanese colonization on March 1, 1919. — Reuters pic

  • Prince gets traditional lion dance greeting

    March 1, 2015: Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is greeted by a local traditional lion dancer as he visits the Chime of Hope Shopping Centre in Onagawa, Miyagi prefecture, today. The city of Onagawa in northern Japan was severely damaged during the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. — Reuters pic

  • Kyrgyz horsemen fight over goat

    March 1, 2015: Kyrgyz men ride horses as they fight for a slaughtered goat during a Buzkashi event in Altay, in northern Xinjiang autonomous region, yesterday. Buzkashi is a traditional Central Asian sport played between two teams of horsemen competing to throw a beheaded goat into a scoring circle. — Reuters pic

  • Running with baby

    March 1, 2015: A participant carrying a baby runs in the ‘Half-Naked Marathon’ at a park in Beijing today. Hundreds of runners joined this annual running event today, which required them to run half-naked as a way to promote environmentally friendly lifestyles. — Reuters pic

  • A traditional blessing

    March 1, 2015: A man from the Mah Meri tribe taking part in a Puja Pantai ritual on Carey Island. The ritual is conducted to appease the sea spirit. — TRP pic by Azrol Ali

  • Sun shining through

    Feb 28, 2015: The sun’s rays penetrating through the clouds over Kuala Lumpur. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

Rakyat TV

  1. Poor turnout at Kita Lawan rally

    The Kita Lawan rally outside the Sogo Shopping Centre in Kuala Lumpur went on as planned on Feb 28, 2015, despite not getting approval from Police. Among those present were PKR vice president Tian Chua and PKR Youth chief Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad. Upon observation, at around 4.45pm, there were some 150-200 people participating in […]

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  5. 400 men cut their testicles off believing it would help them meet God

    400 men cut their testicles off believing it would help them meet God

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  6. Blue black or white gold, what do you see?

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  7. Relative: Nik Aziz would ask his mother ‘make doh ko’ each time he returned home after work

    Relative: Nik Aziz would ask his mother ‘make doh ko’ each time he returned home after work

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  8. Mother of two becomes victim when FB profile pix used in sex-for-money poster

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    Published: 26 Feb 2015, 10:40pm

  9. Sorry Malaysia, documentary on MH370 will only be aired in UK

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    Published: 25 Feb 2015, 6:11pm

  10. RON95 back up to January price

    RON95 back up to January price

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Quote of the Day

“You only know my father through his political talks and activities. So that’s all you know about my father. You were lucky to get political knowledge from him. But I’m luckier because I received knowledge on life from him.”

 

Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz on the advice given to him by his late father, former PAS spiritual adviser Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat

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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