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The United States Federal Reserve sparked a global, and now month-long, guessing game with its decision on Sept 18 not to "taper" its monthly purchases of long-term securities. The Fed does not surprise markets often, and this has been especially true of the Ben Bernanke-led Fed, which has devoted enormous time and effort to better communication, greater transparency, and timely management of expectations. Now that President Barack Obama has nominated Fed vice-chair Janet L. Yellen to succeed Bernanke in January, there is even greater interest in what lies ahead for the world's most important central bank. To be sure, Fed officials did not do a great job of managing expectations in the weeks preceding their September policy meeting. Having also struggled to reclaim the narrative thereafter, there is great interest in understanding what led the Fed to act in such an uncharacteristic manner. Nonetheless, the real issue is that the Fed's last-minute change of heart does not significantly alter the main challenge that the highly qualified Yellen will face -- persistently weak economic fundamentals and doubts about the continued effectiveness of the Fed's policy tools. Five main
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wuhrty MAKKAH -- Jutaan jemaah haji mula bergerak ke Padang Arafah pada Ahad menjelang hari wukuf Isnin. Bagi pergerakan jemaah haji Malaysia yang diketuai Ketua Rombongan Haji Tabung Haji (TH) Datuk Syed Saleh Syed Abdul Rahman pula diatur secara berperingkat bermula 11 pagi waktu tempatan sehingga Ahad malam, dengan menaiki bas. Mengiringi para jemaah Malaysia ialah Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom bersama Pengarah Urusan dan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif TH Datuk Ismee
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njkGAZA: Perdana Menteri Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh berkata, Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak telah melahirkan keinginannya untuk ke Gaza tahun depan.

Beliau berkata, perkara itu dimaklumkan sendiri kepadanya oleh Najib selepas beliau yang menelefon Najib petang Selasa untuk mengucapkan terima kasih dan penghargaan tidak terhingga atas segala bantuan yang diberikan kerajaan dan rakyat Malaysia untuk membantu rakyat Palestin.

"Saya membuat jemputan peribadi (kepada Najib) dan amat

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SEPANG,Kumpulan pertama sukarelawan daripada Yayasan Keamanan Sedunia Perdana (PGPF) berlepas ke Gaza Ahad malam bagi misi bantuan kemanusiaan dengan membawa sebanyak 7.1 tan ubat-ubatan bernilai RM480,000.

Pengerusi PGPF Tan Sri Norian Mai berkata seramai tiga orang berlepas dari Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa KL (KLIA) dengan membawa bersama ubat-ubatan yang disumbangkan syarikat pengedar barangan perubatan Pharmaniaga dan Ain Medicare. "Esok saya bersama dua lagi sukarelawan PGPF serta
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KUALA LUMPUR -- The negotiating Panels of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) concluded their 41st round of negotiations here, today. In a Joint Statement, they said the parties made substantial progress on the remaining annexes on power-sharing and normalization. The Joint Statement was signed by GPH Panel Chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer and MILF Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal in the presence of Malaysian Facilitator Tengku Datuk Ab Ghafar Tengku
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia memperkenalkan konsep inovasi sosial bagi memupuk keluarga seimbang ke arah pembangunan mampan pada upacara pembukaan Sidang Kemuncak Keluarga Dunia+8 (WFO+8) di Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil.

Sidang empat hari itu berakhir pada Ahad.

Ketua-setiausaha Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat Datuk Dr Noorul Ainur Mohd Nur berkata Malaysia mengemukakan bahawa inovasi sosial itu boleh diterimapakai, disesuai dan dilaksanakan mengikuti konteks masing-masing negara.

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