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Malaysia's voice of reason

Malaysia's voice of reason

IT is easy to understand, although not universally appreciate, that Barack Obama carries about him the weight of the world's problems by virtue of the fact that he is president of the United States, still by far the strongest single country around.

Bright spot of new  Asia

Bright spot of new Asia

WHEN United States president Lyndon B. Johnson stopped over in Malaysia more than four decades ago, he was drawn to how the young nation was able to alleviate rural poverty through its activities in commodities and mining.

Malaysian leaders' coming of age

Malaysian leaders' coming of age

KARPAL'S DEATH: Kind words pour in from both sides of the political divide

Sigh of relief as crisis is averted

Sigh of relief as crisis is averted

2nd MAS INCIDENT: Putrajaya can now focus on US president's visit

Worrisome Indonesian polls

Worrisome Indonesian polls

LOW TURNOUT: Voter apathy and lack of faith in political system may be true

Race for PKR's No. 2 post set to eclipse Selangor party polls

THE state-level PKR election in Selangor is set to be eclipsed by tussles for national-level posts, as many state leaders will be training their guns on the party's seats of power.

Chinese IPOs return to US

THE end of China's 14-month-long IPO freeze in January, following reforms initiated by the Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission, has been accompanied by a flurry of listings of Chinese companies in the United States, indicating renewed American investor interest in China plays after several years of distinct coolness in the aftermath of dozens of Chinese listed companies being accused of fraud in 2011.

Ukraine can square up against Russia

Ukraine can square up against Russia

GO WEST: Independence Square gives birth to democratic hopes

All the  President's blockbuster films

All the President's blockbuster films

MALAYSIA will roll out the red carpet for President Barack Obama on Saturday when he arrives for a three-day visit. Many are hopeful of catching a glimpse of the 44th president of the United States as he goes about his engagements here.

Pahang to farm potential of bioeconomy

GOVT INITIATIVE: Opportunities for state in Bioeconomy Transformation Programme

Tech revolution in finance

Tech revolution in finance

NEED TO ADAPT: What technological innovation did to journalism and media is slowly happening to finance

Penang PKR members up in arms against Mansor

There is a silent campaign by a substantial number of PKR members against their state party chief Datuk Dr Mansor Othman for the coming party elections.

In Asean, all of us eat rice and sing songs of our forefathers

In Asean, all of us eat rice and sing songs of our forefathers

THE subject of Asean culture has been in greater focus for the last six years, but ever since the coming into force of the Asean Charter on Dec 15, 2008, the subject of culture and its affiliated subjects have become more prominent as achievement pointers.

Graphene, a miracle in the offing

Graphene, a miracle in the offing

SUPER CARBON: This wonder material can change the electronics world

Kuching folk take pride in their spotless city

Kuching folk take pride in their spotless city

SENSE OF OWNERSHIP: It boils down to people's attitude and authorities' effort

Pas' ill-conceived hudud move

Pas' ill-conceived hudud move

PROBLEMATIC: The party's approach focuses on modes of punishment and not on fundamental principles of justice