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ISKANDAR PUTERI, April 21 — The new Johor executive council will be named tomorrow following Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar’s royal assent earlier today, said Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) chief Tan Sri Muh...
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GEORGE TOWN: Five enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) were ordered to be remanded today to facilitate investigations by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)...
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GEORGE TOWN: Five more enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) were ordered to be remanded today to facilitate investigations by the Malaysian Anti-corruption Commission (...
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Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin had an audience with Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar this morning.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 21 — Five more enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) were ordered to be remanded today to facilitate investigations by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption...
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MALACCA: Malaysia is conducting a five-day Palm Oil Economic Mission to Saudi Arabia beginning Monday to discuss the commodity issue, as well as to promote its timber and furniture, Deputy Primary Ind...
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GEORGE TOWN: Five more enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) have been remanded for seven days at a magistrate's court here.
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Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a n...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — On day five of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial, it was revealed that 17 cheques had been issued from AmIslamic Bank accounts where RM42 million of...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) recorded 17 deaths due to collisions along the 1,655-kilometre railway stretch last year.
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JOHOR BARU: As Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar calls on the authorities to step up patrols to prevent the illegal dumping of sludge within the state’s waters, more oil spills were spotted during the clean-up off Kota Tinggi.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): All it took was self-confidence for Imelda Sandrasagaran to deliver an eloquent speech entitled "Nature is a Common Language" that helped her win the ESU-Public Speaking Competition 2019.
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MELAKA, April 20 — Malaysia is conducting a five-day Palm Oil Economic Mission to Saudi Arabia beginning Monday to discuss the commodity issue, as well as to promote its timber and furniture, Deputy...
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KOTA SAMARAHAN: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has urged the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS)-led state government to not neglect the people in their strongholds such as Kampung Ku...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said today that the threat of Islamic State (IS) and other forms of terrorism is very much under control.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has set up an internal task force to study procedures within the department to eliminate corruption following the arrest of 24 of its officers in Penang.
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The MACC will call the Penang Road Transport Department director and top management to assist in corruption investigations involving department officers if it is deemed necessary.
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KUCHING, April 20 ― Despite never meeting each other, a government officer was willing to give a woman RM60,000 over their three-year relationship, Sarawak Commercial Crimes Investigation Department...
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KOTA KINABALU: Dozens of addicts and pushers were nabbed during a one-week anti-narcotics operation around the state capital here.
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PETALING JAYA: A total of 17 people were fatally struck by trains in various locations last year owing to lackadaisical attitude and carelessness, says Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB).
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KAJANG (Bernama): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will call Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) director and top management to assist in the investigations into corruption cases involving the department officers if necessary.
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TAIPING: Police detained two women and a man who were believed to have extorted a male victim at a coffee shop, here last Monday.
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MUMBAI: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s debt-fuelled bet on the rise of the Indian consumer is starting to pay off, with his retail and telecommunications businesses contributing an increasing share of revenue and profit to his US$87bil empire.
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TOKYO: Nintendo Co shares jumped after China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd won approval to distribute one of the company’s games for its Switch console, a sign the Japanese company may benefit from growth in the world’s largest games market.
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The prospects for electric vehicles (EVs) continue to look good amid the ongoing drive towards zero-emission.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here fixed July 19 for third parties who wish to contest the forfeiture of monies worth over RM48mil seized from seven bank accounts belonging to Tan Sri Larry Low Hock Peng, the father of fugitive businessman Jho Low, to appear before the court.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian severely injured in the Hualien county earthquake in Taiwan has regained consciousness but remains in critical condition.
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PUTRAJAYA: “Store 48 hours of water supply”.
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UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) officially launched the Toyota Yaris yesterday night, and they had a surprise in store.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has terminated the collaboration agreement with troubled Hyflux Ltd in relation to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power pla...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): KNM Group Bhd has proposed to raise up to RM36.36 million via a private placement to third party investors to be identified later, to finance its ethanol plant in Chachoengsao...
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KUANTAN (Bernama): Malaysia hopes the United States will remove the country from the “K" list of travel advisory issued by the US State Department as soon as possible, says Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has launched a facelifted version of the sixth-generation Elantra that comes in a single Executive variant while boasting of its new exterior design as w...
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UALA LUMPUR (April 19): The High Court here today fixed July 19 for third parties who wish to contest the forfeiture of monies worth over RM48 million seized from seven bank accounts belonging to Tan...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) says today the government has decided to reinstate the Bandar Malaysia project that was abruptly terminated in May 2017, because the project ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad  today announced the revival of the Bandar Malaysia project, which was abruptly terminated in May 2017.
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SINGAPORE (Bernama): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has decided to terminate the collaboration agreement relating to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power plant (IWPP) with immediate effect, said water treatment firm Hyflux Ltd.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed July 19 for third parties who wish to contest the forfeiture of monies worth over the RM48 million seized from seven bank accounts belonging to Tan Sri La...
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KOTA TINGGI: The oil spill that was spotted in waters near Batu Layar and Tanjung Balau here last Wednesday (April 17) is believed to have been washed out to open waters after a clean-up team failed to find it Friday (April 19).
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SINGAPORE, April 19 ― Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has decided to terminate the collaboration agreement relating to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power plant (IWPP) with imme...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) says today the government has decided to reinstate the Bandar Malaysia project, which was abruptly terminated in May 2017, because the projec...
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GEORGE TOWN: An environmental NGO today said the tacit approval given to Penang’s three-island project is a “bad move”, saying the project would not do any good for its people or the economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The High Court here today fixed July 19 for third parties who wish to contest the forfeiture of monies worth over RM48 million seized from seven bank accounts belonging to T...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has announced that the Bandar Malaysia project will be revived but with some changes.
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Three reasons why we should pay a visit to the upcoming Klang Valley Home Ownership Campaign – Malaysia Property Expo 2019 (HOC-MAPEX) organised by the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Associat...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 19): Property developer UEM Sunrise Bhd is currently in talks with a potential local partner to jointly-develop a high-rise project on 12.43 hectares of land in Durban, South Africa...
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Nintendo Co shares jumped after China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd won approval to distribute one of the company’s games for its Switch console, a sign the Japanese company may benefit from growth in the world’s largest games market.
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SHAH ALAM: A forensic expert told the inquest into Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s death today that there are contradictions between the government’s autopsy report and the theory presented on the fir...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 19): Property developer UEM Sunrise Bhd is currently in talks with a potential local partner to jointly-develop a high-rise project on 12.43 hectares of land in Durban, South Africa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Trading in embattled Seacera Group Bhd's shares was halted for an hour this morning after the group's board of directors announced that it would take legal action against its ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Store 48-hours' worth of water supply – this is the advice Pengurusan Air Selangor has for the over 620,000 households in Klang Valley who will be facing the biggest water cut in the state's history.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): Police detained a local man on suspicion of behaving indecently towards a woman at an insurance agent's office near Kota Tinggi on Thursday evening (April 18).
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Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has just launched the facelifted Hyundai Elantra that packs a fresh exterior design and a refined cabin to give other C-Segment competitors a run for their money.
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Surge, Sequoia India’s new startup accelerator, has revealed the 17 startups that form the first batch of its program.
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OVER 100 Indian youths turned up to register for the territorial army selection process in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia Nanban reported.The registration was organised with the help of Kuala Muda Indian Munnetra Kazhagam and Malaysia Kalvi Munnetra Kazhagam’s Kedah branch at the Sri Subramaniya Swami Devasthanam.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya has denied giving the green light for the proposed three islands reclamation project south of Penang island, saying the National Physical Planning Council (MPFN) which met yes...
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KOTA BARU (Bernama): A 17-year-old boy was found dead after he was buried in a landslide as he was panning for gold in a river in Ladang Bonanza Biak A in Dabong, Kuala Krai on Thursday (April 18).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips edged higher early Friday with some buying support sees in Petronas Gas and Maybank while the broader market firmed up slightly.
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KOTA BARU: A 17-year-old boy was found dead buried in a landslide as he was panning for gold in a river in Ladang Bonanza Biak A in Dabong, Kuala Krai, today.
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New York: Homebuyers in the hedge fund haven of Greenwich are favouring smaller properties over the sprawling mansions the Connecticut town is known for.
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LAHAD DATU: Police arrested a jobless man for beating up his wife and child with a barbell during a heated argument at their house in Kg Tabanak here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Cheques issued by an Ambank account belonging to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak were spent on upgrading works of his private residence including a storehouse and plumbing worth more than RM150,000, the High Court here was told.
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SEPANG: Malaysian-made products will be taking to the skies in a first between AirAsia and the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry.
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AT the launch of the 5G Malaysia Showcase on April 18, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, and Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo arrived in an autonomous car.
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To help all drivers stay connected, Anker has launched the Roav Bolt, a device that brings the Google Assistant to your car by simply plugging it in the cigarette lighter.
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Edaran Tan Chong Malaysia (ETCM) has finally announced the official pricing for the Nissan X-Trail facelift, and it is indeed the same set of figures we first saw at the 2019 Malaysia Autoshow.
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FORTINET, a leader in broad, integrated and automated cyber-security solutions, advised organisations in Malaysia to switch to a proactive approach in their networking and security strategies as relia...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Lazada Malaysia has said today that no abortion pills containing misoprostol are listed for sale on its online shopping platform, following five deaths recently reported.
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KUANTAN: Lynas Malaysia has rebutted Semambu assemblyman Lee Chean Chung's assertions that the rare earth materials producer has violated the law by storing large quantities of scheduled wastes on-site.
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TAIPEI (April 18): A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, shaking buildings and disrupting traffic.
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Fraudsters are taking advantage of the Notre-Dame fire to fool donors into handing over cash believing they are helping to rebuild the gutted Paris cathedral, officials have warned.
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Google and Amazon will have to tell companies how they rank products on their platforms while Facebook and other tech firms will have to be more transparent about their terms and conditions under new EU rules approved on April 17.
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Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali (above, right) gave assurance of the Federal Government's commitment to assist Johor in achieving sustainable economic growth, especially in terms of develo...
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TAIPEI, April 18 — A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan today, the US Geological Survey said, disrupting traffic and injuring 17 people.
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PUTRAJAYA: The United States’ Ambassador to Malaysia, Kamala Shirin Lakhdir (pix), was summoned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (April 17) to clarify the US government’s decision t...
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PETALING JAYA: Do you want to enjoy scrolling through Facebook without the fear of your “friends” spoiling the Avengers: Endgame for you?
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A 40-year-old Malaysian man suffered a cardiac arrest, a leg fracture and head injuries when he was pinned beneath rocks in Taroko Gorge,after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan's Hualie...
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SINGAPORE (Bloomberg): Singapore’s largest bank plans to stop financing coal-fired power plants once its existing commitments are complete in 2021.
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TAIPEI (AFP): A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan on Thursday (April 18), the US Geological Survey said, disrupting traffic and injuring 17 people.
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SEREMBAN: A 38-year-old despatch rider claimed trial at the Sessions Court here for allegedly accepting a RM117,450 deposit from a man to invest in gold, despite not having a valid licence.
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SEPANG: Malaysian made products will be taking to the skies in a first ever partnership between low-cost airline AirAsia and the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry.
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Najib, 66, the sixth prime minister of Malaysia, is the first premier to find himself in the dock.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Daya Materials Bhd has received two letters of demand from Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) as corporate guarantor for payment owing by its subsidiary, Daya Proffscorp Sdn Bhd (DPRO) pursuant to hire purchase facilities.
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Christian civil servants will be granted unrecorded leave for Good Friday beginning this year, according to Public Service Department director-general Borhan Dolah.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday (April 18) that there was no need for a travel advisory against visiting the country, as it is a...
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BUTTERWORTH: The upcoming Asiawater 2020 Expo and Forum is the 11th edition of the event and will feature 2,000 local and international exhibitors and 11 international and regional pavilions.
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SHAH ALAM (April 17): The Selangor government has warned that it will soon name and shame any agency or department under the state and federal governments if their office surroundings throughout the s...
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By now, you’ll already know of the inferno that consumed the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.
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The European parliament voted on April 17 to fine firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of being asked to do so by authorities.
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Facebook Inc is working to develop a voice assistant to rival the likes of Amazon.com Inc's Alexa, Apple Inc's Siri and Alphabet Inc's Google Assistant.
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Britain in July is set to become the first country in the world to introduce age-verification to access online pornography, the government said on April 17.
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Ubisoft is donating €500,000 (RM2.33mil) to restoration and reconstruction efforts of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in addition to giving away Assassin’s Creed Unity for free.
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French videogame developer Ubisoft said on April 17 it will offer free access to its 'Assassin's Creed' game, which allows players to roam in a meticulously reconstituted Notre-Dame Cathedral during the French revolution.
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Iraq's parliament voted on April 17 to ban popular online video games including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, citing their "negative" influence especially on the young in a country long plagued by real-life bloodshed.
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An Indian ban on downloading TikTok, one of the world’s most popular mobile applications, has heightened industry worries that technology companies could now face increased scrutiny and regulatory challenges in one of their most important markets.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today announced that the proposed three islands reclamation project south of Penang Island has been approved by federal regulators.
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11street, one of the shopping websites identified by the Health Ministry that sold the abortion medicine, noted that misoprostol known as Cytotec, was available in pharmacies but needed a doctor’s p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says there is no need for a travel advisory against Malaysia, as we are a “safe nation”.
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TOWARDS the end of July 2012, at a meeting with bankers and fund managers in the run-up to IHH Healthcare Bhd’s initial public offering, an executive of a financial institution asked what was so spe...