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October 20, 2005
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Datin Seri Endon Mahmood Passed Away

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 20 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Endon Mahmood passed away at 7.55 am Thursday at the Prime Minister's official residence Seri Perdana Putrajaya, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi told Bernama.


Saddam defies court, tussles with guards on first day of trial
BAGHDAD (AFP) - Saddam Hussein defied the authority of a US-sponsored Iraqi court set up to judge crimes during his regime, lecturing the judge and tussling with guards before the proceedings were adjourned until late next month.
Strongest hurricane on record roars toward Mexico and US
CANCUN, Mexico (AFP) - Hurricane Wilma became the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic as it hurtled toward Mexico and the storm-weary US coast with terrifying winds, forcing tens of thousands to flee.
Govt Has No Intention To Hike Bus Fares
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 (Bernama) -- The government has no intention to hike bus fares or allow surcharges as proposed by bus operators following the increase in fuel prices recently.

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Kajai Journalism Award Open To All Print Media

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 (Bernama) -- The Kajai Award, the highest recognition for journalism in Malaysia given by the Malaysian Press Institute (MPI), is now open to competition by all print media and not limited to the Malay press.

DRB-Hicom To Capitalise On New Opportunities From NAP

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 (Bernama) -- DRB-Hicom Bhd is looking forward to capitalise on new opportunities that will emerge as direct and indirect results from the implementation of the National Automotive Policy (NAP).

Thaworn Hits US$400,000 Mark To Lead Asian Tour Order Of Merit

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 (Bernama) -- Thai stalwart Thaworn Wiratchant became the first player in Asian golf history to surpass the US$400,000 mark in earnings for a season following the conclusion of the Bangkok Airways Open.

Four Million Pakistani Quake Victims In Dire Need Of Shelter
ERA Faces Legal Action For Its Frolic On Negaraku
Insurance, Mandarin Added To Jobless Grads Training Courses
PROTON Describes NAP Framework As Positive
Imported Cars Likely To Be Cheaper Under New Tax Structure
M'sia Better Placed To Benefit From High Oil Prices
PM Sends Congrats To Nicol
A1 Team Malaysia Heads To Portugal
National Silat Exponents Ready For Manila Games


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Army Retiree Makes Big Bucks From Tapioca

By Melati Mohd Ariff

SEPANG, Oct 19 (Bernama) -- Tapioca could be regarded as a "life saver" for the people when Malaya was under Japanese occupation during the Second World War.

Defiant Saddam pleads not guilty
 AFP Photo
BAGHDAD (AFP) - A defiant Saddam Hussein pleaded not guilty to charges of crimes against humanity, refusing to recognise the court on the first day of a trial that could see him sentenced to death.

Pakistan, India work out Kashmir opening amid aftershocks
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MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AFP) - Pakistan and India wrestled with the details of a historic opening of the Kashmir frontier as a series of aftershocks traumatized survivors 11 days after a devastating quake.

China Willing To Expand Reciprocal Cooperation With Myanmar
NANNING, Oct 19 (Bernama) -- Chinese Vice President Zeng Qinghong said that China will continue its friendly policy towards Myanmar and enforce reciprocal cooperation with Myanmar, XINHUA News Agency reported Wednesday.

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