M kini letter: Kickboard, oh, kickboard if I did not have you

M kini letter: Kickboard, oh, kickboard if I did not have you

They say that in times of change and oppression, the arts are used to express the thoughts and wishes of the people. George Orwell wrote ‘Animal Farm’, Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’.   Continue reading

Domenech’s RM4m bonus stuns France minister

Domenech’s RM4m bonus stuns France minister

PARIS, Dec 8 — French Economy Minister Christine Lagarde was shocked by reports that national team coach Raymond Domenech had earned more than €800,000 (RM4 million) in match bonuses during France’s 2010 World Cup qualifying campaign.

French media, citing figures from the French Football Federation, reported that Domenech had earned €826,222 in bonuses over a two-year period following France’s qualification for next year’s finals in South Africa.

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Israel’s justice minister Yaacov Ne’eman said, “The law of Torah should be the mandatory law of Israel.”

Israel’s justice minister Yaacov Ne’eman said,

“The law of Torah should be the mandatory law of Israel.”

JERUSALEM, Dec 8 — Israel’s justice minister said in remarks broadcast today that the Jewish state should be ruled by Orthodox religious law, sparking an outcry from leading politicians who said the country’s democracy was at risk.

“The law of Torah should be the mandatory law of Israel,” Justice Minister Yaacov Ne’eman, a religious ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, told an assembly of rabbis in a speech, portions of which were aired by Israel’s Army Radio.

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