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SPAD certain new application will combat cheating
Thursday, March 19, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR – March 19, 2015: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) will continue its crackdown on errant taxi drivers via a mobile application.The MeterOn application is developed to convince passengers to to be less hesitant in reporting cheating cases....

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Hope for more troublesome teens
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

PUTRAJAYA, March 18, 2015: The Program Angkat dan Upaya or Padu that was launched last year to give hope to troubled teens will be expanded to cover another six states this year.Currently a total of 360 teens in the Klang Valley are participating but more will be accepted when Padu goes to other parts of Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Johor, Penang, Kelantan, Kedah, Sabah and Sarawak....

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Less than a year & more returfing at National Stadium
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

PUTRAJAYA – March 18, 2015: In what is touted as a "last-ditch rehabilitation", the Youth  and Sports Ministry has decided to use cow grass to returf the problematic Bukit Jalil National Stadium field.Minister Khairy Jamaluddin is confident cow grass will do the trick due to its resilience. ...

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All Blacks coach laments drift to boring rugby
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

WELLINGTON -- March 18, 2015: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has warned rugby union risks becoming boring unless steps are taken to make the game more attacking and simplify its bloated rule book. Hansen said defence was dominating the 15-a-side code and detracting from the game as a spectacle. ...

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Le Pen wants Ibrahimovic out of France
Monday, March 16, 2015

PARIS -- March 16, 2015: Calls mounted today for action against Paris Saint-Germain's temperamental star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic over comments he made about his host country which one French minister called insulting. Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen said that Ibrahimovic, who apologised within hours of his outburst after Paris lost 3-2 at Bordeaux, should leave France...

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Dubai tops New York & London for cars per person
Monday, March 16, 2015

DUBAI -- March 16, 2015: The number of vehicles here has doubled over the past eight years giving the Gulf emirate more cars per person than New York or London, official figures showed today. The bustling city state now has 1.4 million vehicles for a population of 2.4 million, equivalent to 540 for every 1,000 people, according to the Roads and Transport Authority figures. ...

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iM4U’s First Nationwide ‘Reach Out’ Tour Ends with a Big Bang in KL
Monday, March 16, 2015

Kuala Lumpur -- 14 March 2015: iM4U, Malaysia’s leading youth volunteerism community today ended its nationwide ‘Reach Out Convention and Celebration 2015’ tour in Kuala Lumpur with over 3,000 youths gathered under one roof to celebrate the power of volunteerism. Officiated by iM4U Mentor YB Senator Dato’ Seri Abdul Wahid Omar, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, this...

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Feeling Greek but not wanted by Greece
Thursday, March 12, 2015

ATHENS -- March 12, 2015: There are tears in their eyes and the last hugs are achingly long. No one wants to let another smart young person leave Greece for Germany.
 
Edlira had been giving up her Sundays to teach Greek to immigrants in a dusty Athens suburb until the country's crisis finally caught up with her. Now she is becoming a migrant herself -- the third volunteer teacher from the migrant Sunday School to emigrate in as many months....

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Malaysia Airlines partners with Matta Fair 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR -- March 10, 2015 – Matta Fair 2015, an annual event that brings together the travel trade under one roof, goes a notch higher this year with national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS) becoming a partner. In previous years MAS was an active participant at the fair organised by the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents....

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Chong Wei appeal is next month in Amsterdam
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR -- March 10, 2015: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has fixed April 11 for a panel hearing in Amsterdam of the doping case involving national shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei.  
 
Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said the hearing would be presided by a three-member panel.
 
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