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Mueller scores first hattrick at this World Cup
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

SALVADOR, June 16 - 2014: Thomas Mueller claimed a hat-trick as Germany opened their World Cup today with a 4-0 rout of 10-man Portugal as Cristiano Ronaldo endured an afternoon to forget. A decisive first-half saw Germany race into 3-0 lead as Mueller converted a penalty, then fired home their third on the stroke of half-time after a Mats Hummels header had also hit the target....

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Schumacher moved to Swiss hospital after emerging from coma
Monday, June 16, 2014

LYON, June 16 - 2014: Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was transferred from a French hospital to a facility in Switzerland today after emerging from a coma following his devastating ski accident in December.
 
In a surprise announcement, the retired racing star's spokeswoman Sabine Kehm said he had left hospital in the French Alpine city of Grenoble, where he had been treated since December when he slammed his head on a rock while skiing with his son and friends....

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Singapore match-fixers planned to rig World Cup
Monday, June 16, 2014

SINGAPORE, June 16 - 2014: Singapore authorities last year placed leaders of a global match-fixing ring operating from the city-state in indefinite detention after uncovering plans to rig the World Cup, according to a new book released today.
 
Zaihan Mohamed Yusof, a Singaporean investigative journalist who has reported extensively on football match-fixing, details how...

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MAS & Tourism Australia to offer great holidays
Friday, June 13, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 - 2014: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is partnering Tourism Australia to offer fares starting at RM999 to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Darwin.
 
In a joint statement today, MAS said for bookings made between June 14 and July 7 this year for immediate travel until March 31, 2015, passengers stand to enjoy an up to 50 per cent off the current all-inclusive fares on both economy and business class....

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KL among top 10 most affordable city break places
Thursday, June 12, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 - 2014: This city has been recognised as the eighth most affordable destination in the world for a city break.
 
TripAdvisor's TripIndex revealed today that an average of RM636.88 for an evening out and overnight stay in a four-star hotel for two in KL has placed Malaysia's capital city among the top 10 in the Tripadvisor annual cost comparison.
 
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Jennifer Lopez to perform at World Cup opening
Thursday, June 12, 2014

SAO PAULO: Days after reports that US/Puerto Rican singer Jennifer Lopez had canceled her performance with Pitbull and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte at Thursday opening ceremony in Brazil, her representative retracted and said that she will be there, People magazine reported.“Jennifer has always wanted to participate in the World Cup opening ceremony,” her rep said. “We have been trying to work out scheduling and logistics. ...

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FA Cup Final: Mixed predictions from former Selangor greats
Friday, June 6, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Two former Selangor greats had oppopsing views as to who would lift the FA Cup tomorrow.     
Sufardi Rijan, 60, who was a household name in the state in the 70s, picked club side Felda United FC (FUFC) whereas Datuk Santokh Singh, 62, who needs no introduction, was of the view Pahang had the upperhand as they had won the FA CUP before....

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Curfew lifted in major Thai tourist spots
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

BANGKOK, June 3, 2014: Thailand's military council announces the lifting of curfew in major tourist destinations in the country as it hopes to entice tourists to return.
 
The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has issued the announcement on the lifting of the curfew in tourism areas such as Pattaya, Koh Samui and Phuket.
 
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Report accuses Qatari of paying for World Cup bid
Sunday, June 1, 2014

LONDON, June 1, 2014: A former top Qatari football official paid more than $5 million to get support for the emirate's controversial campaign to host the 2022 World Cup, a British newspaper alleged today.
 
The Sunday Times said it had obtained millions of emails and other documents relating to alleged payments made by Mohamed Hammam, then a FIFA executive member for Qatar.
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Britain getting more sober.........
Friday, May 30, 2014

LONDON, May 30, 2014: The number of Britons drinking outside the home has fallen by a tenth since 2009, new statistics show, confirming a trend of closing pubs and increasing sobriety that belies Britain's boozy image.
 
The country's pubs and bars are struggling, with many converted into homes or left shuttered and decaying amid rising drinks prices and a growing tendency for Britons to buy alcohol more cheaply in supermarkets and drink at home....

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