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- 'Errant drivers are cheating the system'
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- Indonesian Muslims protest Christmas in Aceh
- Mourinho feels the heat
- I listen to people's plight, says Najib
- Chinese billionaire missing after France helicopter 'crash'
- Firemen rescue 152 children, teens trapped on Bukit Broga
- Five Indian policemen accused of gangraping teenager
- Wisma Putra's dilemma
- After 50 years Cubans can now buy, sell cars
- SEA GAMES: Women's football squad miss bronze, lose 0-6 to Myanmar
- MCA 2013 : Timeline
- 9 concessionaires being considered for toll rate review
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INDIA'S relations with the United States, for long bedeviled by mistrust of Cold War era, began to improve almost immediately after the disintegration of the Soviet Union. They have blossomed since, despite numerous hiccups, becoming "strategic partners" and more.
CHRISTMAS is typically a season of giving and receiving presents, a time of joy and laughter. It is also a time when companies take advantage of the consumerism culture and peddle their products as perfect gifts for friends and family.
WOULD the world have witnessed the momentous event that transformed apartheid South Africa into Nelson Mandela's Rainbow Nation on that brilliant autumn day of 10 May 1994 in Pretoria had F.W. de Klerk not been elected to the leadership of the National Party, and becoming President of South Africa in 1989?
MALAYSIA'S basic education system has succeeded in expanding access to primary and secondary education. Since the 1980s, virtually all Malaysian children attend primary school and today, a large majority of Malaysian children are staying longer in school and enrolling in secondary education. Moreover, school attendance is equitable across ethnic, socio-economic and urban-rural boundaries.
BACK in 1996, Macmillan's Dictionary of Art was published. It was an ambitious project. It took 14 years involving 6,800 contributors. There were 45,000 entries on 670,000 subjects using 26.3 million words and 15,000 illustrations. The publisher spent RM125 million. The first 6,000 sets were sold at RM19,000 each.
DURING the administration of one of the corrupt Argentine presidencies in the 1980s, the Vice Minister of Finance, when asked what were the policies the government would pursue for Argentina, said: "Indebtedness is what enables credit. Indebtedness is beneficial. We are going to develop credit for everyone, owing money is fine".
TIME TO REBOUND: They know that keeping with factionalism does only harm
GLOOM: There are no easy and obvious solutions to the party's predicament, which is possibly why it has dragged on this long
THE Malaysian Historical Society (MHS), officially founded in 1953, is the scion of the world renowned Straits/Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, in existence over 120 years ago.
FIRM STAND: Coming clean and taking responsibility for their mistakes
SOLUTION: Government-to-government processing will help reduce abuse and exploitation
AN airport limousine driver in Dhaka recently told a group of journalists covering Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's visit to Bangladesh that Malaysians were lucky.
IT was noted in one of my earlier articles outlining Wisma Putra's conduct of the country's international relations and diplomacy in recent years of perceived shortcomings and shortfalls in the performance of our diplomats.
THE first wave of the floods has ended, but relief agencies and people in the east coast are preparing for the next wave, which may happen sooner than expected.
THE world's trade structure has changed dramatically over the last decade, with China having replaced the United States last year as the biggest trading nation.
I DON'T know whether Secretary of State John Kerry will succeed in his two big chosen priorities: trying to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace and a détente with Iran that deprives it of a nuclear weapon. But I admire his relentlessness.