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New Mazda Family CX 5

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The CX-5 is the first vehicle of a new Mazda generation that will adopt the full range of Mazda's breakthrough SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and new design theme, 'KODO - Soul of Motion'. The new Mazda CX-5 will be introduced in Malaysia in the 2nd half of 2012. Developed around SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY. CX-5 delivers precise response and a high-quality, rewarding ride matched to outstanding environmental and safety performance. The CX-5 is the first of a new generation of Mazda vehicles that will evolve the company's hallmark fun-to-drive character by providing a new level of driving pleasure. More news on the Mazda CX-5 launch and details in the next few weeks.

Bi-Xenon headlamps, with auto light functional system (AFS) and auto leveling
 Six airbags (front, side and curtain) A nine-speaker Bose sound system with USB connection  The CX-5 is available with both front and all-wheel drive, powered by a 2.0 petrol four-cylinder engine (PE-VPS) sporting 162 bhp (121 kW; 164 PS)/155 lb·f…

Coming Soon Movies

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Top 10 most-anticipated summer blockbusters View Photo'Prometheus' releases at the start of the summer blockbuster season
Sci-fi films, superhero stories and action-adventures command screens this summer, joined by kids' animated movies, with sequels and reboots big along with a couple of original tales. In what is already a record-breaking year at the box office, May releases kick off the hits early with The Avengers, Battleship, Dark Shadows and Men In Black 3 in 3D released early to avoid competing with the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship in June.
These heroes aren't just fighting villains taking over the world -- intergalactic invasions intend to destroy the planet and annihilate the human race. Perhaps with the predictions of the end of the world on December 21 as the "inspiration," the superhuman forces expect to draw super-sized audiences.
1. Snow White and the Huntsman
Release dates: May 30-June 1
Twilight's Kristen Stewart as Snow White, Ch…

Rudest Nations

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The World's Rudest Nations for TravelersThu May 3 16:53pm

The travel search site Skyscanner.com surveyed its users about where the locals never smile and people are particularly unfriendly, and the nation with the most votes for rudest locals was…

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France (félicitations, mes amis!), followed by Russia. The survey received over 1,200 responses, 65 percent from the UK and Ireland, plus elsewhere in Europe, North America and Australia.

The World's Rudest Nations for Travelers 1. France 2. Russia 3. United Kingdom 4. Germany 5. Other

Rounding out the top five rudest countries were the U.K., Germany and “Other” (those Others are the worst, don’t you think?). The U.S. placed 7th, behind China.

Some of the perceived rudeness may be attributable to cultural differences rather than anything intentional. For example, says Tatiana Danilova, Skyscanner’s Russian Market Manager, “the Russian language is not as polite as English, so when Russians translate directly from Russ…

2012 Gadgets

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2012 Gadgets – Upcoming Releases in 2012 Here’s a list of some of the major upcoming 2012 gadgets and products:
Apple iPhone 5 No doubt, the Apple iPhone 5 is one of the most anticipated 2012 gadgets. Apple launched the iPhone 4S, which disappointed its fans very much. Although the device has some nice changes under the hood, including the addition of voice-recognizing personal assistant Siri and an excellent 8-megapixel camera, the phone looks quite identical to its predecessor – iPhone 4.

The upcoming phone from Apple is expected to sport the Apple’s latest and greatest A5 processor chip, iCloud service, higher-resolution camera, and a 4-inch screen size.
Apple iPad 3 Along with the iPhone 5, fans are also eagerly expecting the release of iPad 3, which now reports indicate that it has been scheduled to be launched in February next year. The new tablet, in competition to Samsung Galaxy Tab will feature a new, thinner and sleeker design, down nearly 20 percent in size compared to th…

News

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16 dead in Malaysia orphanage landslide
Enlarge PhotoEnlarge PhotoEmergency teams carry out an injured boy at the site of a landslide that hit an orphanage … The death toll from a landslide caused by heavy rains that hit a Malaysian orphanage has risen to 16, police said Sunday, announcing the search operation was over.
The incident took place at around 2:30 pm (0630 GMT) Saturday at the Children's Hidayah Madrasah Al-Taqwa orphanage in Hulu Langat, just south of the capital Kuala Lumpur.
A policeman at the scene said 16 bodies had been recovered, including a 34-year-old caretaker. The ages of the others killed ranged from eight to 19 years old.
"The search and rescue operation is over. We have completed our mission," said a police officer at the scene, who did not want to be named.
Villager Mohamad Azam, 38, said: "The last four bodies were taken out at about 5:30 am.
"I know some of the boys. They are very good boys. They recite their prayers early in …

Technology

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Lenovo lets the X1 out of the bag By CHONG JINN XIUNG
intech@thestar.com.my
PETALING JAYA: Lenovo has officially announced its latest ultraportable business laptop, the ThinkPad X1, which weighs just 1.72kg and measures less than 17mm at its thinnest point.
It comes with a a 13.3in (16:9 ratio) display made of scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass for extra durability. The new X1 is also built to be as tough as they come with a spill-resistant keyboard and a roll cage that protects the hard drive against accidental drops.
Additionally, it has a full back-lit keyboard that's useful for working in low light conditions. The notebook can be configured to run on Intel's second generation Core i3, i5, and i7 processors and have up to 8GB DDR3 SDRAM.
Users will also have an option to equip the X1 with a 160GB SSD or a 320GB hard drive. The new ThinkPad also features Lenovo's new RapidCharge battery technology that is said to charge the notebook's four-cell battery to 80% in ju…