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The two-headed turtle found in Mabul.
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SEMPORNA: The rare sight of a two-headed turtle hatchling has left turtle conservationists in amazement, as it emerged from a green turtle nest at Pulau Mabul near here on Monday (July 15).
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KOTA KINABALU: A two-headed turtle emerged from a green turtle nest much to the amazement of turtle conservationists at Pulau Mabul, off Sabah’s east coast Semporna district, yesterday.
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LETTER | I have been constrained to resort to an open letter to you as your staff at the MBF headquarters at Menara MBF, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur refused to accept this letter when it was sen...
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AFTER a false start, Star Media Group Bhd is finally getting a CEO — Andreas Vogiatzakis, who is not from the newsroom but is a prominent veteran in the advertising industry.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seek...
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Bagi mereka yang lahir pada 1981 seperti saya, kita kini memasuki fasa jubli perak, tahun ke-25 hidup di bawah pemerintahan Dr Mahathir Mohamad sebagai perdana menteri.
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US President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic women in Congress to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,” a...
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PUTRAJAYA: About 2,000 self-service laundrettes in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah do not have approvals as well as individual gas licences issued by the Energy Commission, and are therefore at risk of ...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): About 2,000 self-service laundrettes in peninsular Malaysia and Sabah do not have approvals as well as individual gas licences issued by the Energy Commission, and are therefore at risk of explosions.
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Thousands rallied in Hong Kong for a second day on Sunday, in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers, as deep-seated anger and frustration at the government's handling of an extradition bill r...
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Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of Chinese traders, seizing on another grievance follo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador (pix) has denied that he gave an undertaking that he would bring to the attention of Attorney-General Tommy Thomas the case of fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 ― Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has denied that he gave an undertaking that he would bring to the attention of Attorney General Tommy Thomas the case...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Holdings Bhd (BHB) has appointed four new independent non-executive directors with diverse backgrounds effective July 15.
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The prime minister’s wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, celebrated her 93rd birthday on Friday by playing violin for a good cause at the Yayasan Universiti Multimedia (YUM) Charity Hi-Tea. Dr Siti H...
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CYBERJAYA: The prime minister’s wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, celebrated her 93rd birthday today by playing violin for a good cause at the Yayasan Universiti Multimedia (YUM) Charity Hi-Tea. S...
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BEIJING: China is considering re-classifying petrol-electric hybrid vehicles so they get more favorable treatment than all-petrol or diesel counterparts under clean car rules, making it easier for aut...
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CYBERJAYA, July 12 — The prime minister’s wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, celebrated her 93rd birthday today by playing violin for a good cause at the Yayasan Universiti Multimedia (YUM) Char...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 ― Boustead Holdings Bhd (BHB) has appointed four new independent non-executive directors with diverse backgrounds effective July 15.
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Liew (seated, centre) with the leaders of the Chinese chambers of commerce in the meeting.
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KOTA KINABALU: The decision to sell a piece of prime land in the city has been shelved amid mounting pressure from the Chinese community as well as the state government.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now seen by many in the Chinese-ruled city as merel...
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KUCHING: Malaysia is very unlikely to be hit by haze this year, according to forecasts made using a technique developed by scientists, said Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) fellow Datuk Dr Abu Bakar...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Wanita Umno chief Datuk Noraini Ahmad demanded today that the government explain why a transwoman was named to the Health Ministry’s Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) co...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Pensonic Holdings Bhd said it is selling its commercial property in Petaling Jaya, comprising a land plot with buildings, for RM19.5 million cash.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Impiana Hotels Bhd saw 30 million shares traded in an off-market deal on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four foreign militants were detained following anti-terror swoops in Selangor and Kedah, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah United Chinese Chambers of Commerce (SUCCC) and the United Sabah Chinese Communities Asso­ciation of Kota Kinabalu (USCCAKK) have been advised to keep the land in the city given to them two decades ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A madrasah teacher was among four individuals detained in Selangor and Kedah between June 14 and July 3 for their alleged involvement with terrorist groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Pensonic Holdings Bhd said it is selling its commercial property in Petaling Jaya, comprising a land plot with buildings, for RM19.5 million cash.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — Bukit Aman Special Branch’s Counter-Terrorism (E8) division rounded up four terror suspects belonging to different extremist group, including a Rohingya man who had threaten...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four foreign militants were detained following anti-terror swoops in Selangor and Kedah, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has advised Chinese community leaders not to sell the plot of prime land in the city granted to them by the state government to build Wisma Tiong Hua.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on the bill had bee...
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China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory’s autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva yesterday ...
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PETALING JAYA: Homeritz Corp Bhd’s net profit rose 51.82% to RM7mil on the back of a 5.7% drop in revenue to RM37.57mil for the third quarter to May 31. It declared a two sen dividend for the quarter.
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NEW YORK: Wall Street hasn’t been this pessimistic about Apple Inc. in a long time.
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The youngest adult consumers still prefer shopping in stores over using their laptops, Instagram feeds or Amazon’s Alexa, a according to a recent Morning Consult study.
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I have always wanted to write about Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the man whom God has given a second chance to right the wrongs in Malaysia.
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Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors ab...
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LAST Monday, I watched the live telecast of protests in Hong Kong in horror as hundreds of protesters forced their way into the Legislative Council building, ransacking the chamber and defacing the emblem of the Hong Kong Government.
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HONG Kong Cantopop star Andy Lau has revealed for the first time on television the details of his 33-­year relationship with his Malay­sian wife Carol Chu, reported China Press.
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt (photo, above) said yesterday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong after Chinese state media blamed "western ideologues" for fomenting unrest in t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): After six months of the post of chief executive officer (CEO) being vacant in Star Media Group Bhd, the company has appointed Andreas Vogiatzakis as group CEO with effect from A...
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PETALING JAYA: Advertising expert Andreas Vogiatzakis has been appointed group CEO of Star Media Group Bhd and will assume that position in the middle of August.
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Chinese official English-language newspapers blamed meddling by Western governments on Thursday for unrest in Hong Kong amid an escalating diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom over pro...
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Yong KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Datuk Seri Yong Teck Lee has urged the leaders of the Sabah United Chinese Chambers of Commerce (SUCCC) and The United Sabah Chinese Communities Association ...
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Reclusive but politically connected Malaysian tycoon Syed Mokhtar Albukhary is expanding his media empire, buying an 11 per cent stake in Media Prima yesterday from former ruling party Umno.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Reclusive but politically-connected Malaysian tycoon Syed Mokhtar Albukhary is expanding his media empire, buying an 11 per cent stake in Media Prima on Wednesday (July 3) from former r...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — Australian Immigration has cancelled the visas of 1,779 Malaysians between July 2017 and February this year even before they were cleared from the airport, as it tries to tack...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s Chinese community leaders must not sell a prime piece of land in the heart of the city here that was given by the state government in 1997, says former chief minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): UNITAR International University (UNITAR) is set to expand its presence further in East Malaysia.
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China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an “undisguised challenge” to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of prote...
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A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature, in chaotic scenes, to protest against an ext...
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Hong Kong police fired tear gas early today to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters, some of whom had stormed and ransacked the city’s legislature hours earlier on the anniversary of the city’s...
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Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its c...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-four foreign women, who offered a complete sex package at RM170 per hour, were detained by the police in a vice operation (Op Noda), on Saturday.
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Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally that is expected to draw huge crowds amid widesprea...
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LONDON: What a six months for financial markets. Global equities have piled on $8 trillion, bonds are on fire, oil prices have surged by almost a quarter and a Greek bank is one of the world's best performing stocks
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NEW YORK, June 29 ― A gauge of global stocks climbed yesterday in advance of a meeting on trade between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities notched their b...
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HONG KONG, June 29 — Immigration consultants in Hong Kong have seen a dramatic surge in inquiries, especially from the young, after mass protests against an extradition Bill that would allow peo...
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NEW YORK, June 29 ― Wall Street advanced in heavy trading yesterday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of much-anticipated trade talks between US...
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HONG KONG: Immigration consultants in Hong Kong have seen a dramatic surge in inquiries, especially from the young, after mass protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China from the Asian financial hub for trial.
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NEW YORK: Wall Street advanced in heavy trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit now underway in Japan.
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Immigration consultants in Hong Kong have seen a dramatic surge in inquiries, especially from the young, after mass protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland ...
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Hong Kong's top court today quashed a conviction against former leader Donald Tsang (photo, above) for misconduct in public office, bringing to a close a legal battle that had tarnished his reputation...
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THE definition of trust is the firm belief in reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something.
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Britain yesterday banned the sales of crowd-control equipment such as tear gas to Hong Kong and called for an investigation after police clashed with demonstrators opposed to a bill that would allow p...
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Hong Kong activists have raised more than HK$5 million (RM2.65 million) in a crowdfunding campaign to take out newspaper ads in a bid to get a controversial extradition bill on the agenda at the G20 s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad who was largely credited with battling the 1990s currency crisis by imposing a peg on the ringgit, today said he was inspired by policies implemented by China and Chi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): The Defence Ministry will cooperate with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) in its investigations into the ministry's land swap deals.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The Defence Ministry will cooperate with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in its investigations into the ministry’s land swap deals.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): The Defence Ministry will cooperate with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) in its investigations into the ministry's land swap deals.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) received 34,469 responses throughout the four-week long Public Consultancy Programme which ended on June 13.
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More than 100 people blocked a Hong Kong government building on Monday in protest against proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland China that they want scrapped.
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PUTRAJAYA: Former defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein was grilled for hours by graft busters yesterday over the land swap deals involving the Defence Ministry (Mindef).
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PUTRAJAYA: Former Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein gave a statement on the ministry’s land swap deal issue at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters today.
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein is urging the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) not to be selective and probe all previous defence ministers over any dodgy land swap deals involving the ministry.
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PUTRAJAYA: Former defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters at 11am today to give a statement on the ministry’s lan...
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Former defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein arrived at the MACC headquarters at 11am today to give a statement on the ministry’s land swap deal issue.
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Former Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein arrives at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters today to give a statement on the ministry’s land swap deal issue.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 23 — Former Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters at 11am today to give a statement on the mini...
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Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussei PUTRAJAYA: Former Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein is expected to give his statement on the ministry’s land swap deal issue to Malaysian Anti-Corrupti...
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reiterated that he will hand over the reins to his successor, Anwar Ibrahim, “preferably in two years or so”.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad reiterated his promise to relinquish the prime minister’s post within two years of taking office time but fell short of saying he tru...
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PUTRAJAYA (June 21): Former Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein is expected to give his statement on the ministry’s land swap deal issue to Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)...
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PUTRAJAYA: Former defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pix) is expected to give his statement on the ministry’s land swap deal to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) this Su...
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PUTRAJAYA (June 21): Former Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein is expected to give his statement on the ministry’s land swap deal issue to Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) t...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has summoned former defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein to give his statement on Sunday in relation to its investigations into the land swa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There was no declaration of conflict of interest by Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak when he chaired a Cabinet meeting related to SRC International Sdn Bhd in February 2012, according to the...
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The global video and electronic games market will generate US$152.1bil in 2019, up 9.6% over last year as gaming morphs into content and communication, according to a report by gaming analytics firm Newzoo on June 18.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 19 — A pro-government group has now called for a stop in talks calling for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to hand over his post to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as soon as possi...
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the most violent protests since the former British colon...
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Tan Sri Mazidah Abdul Majid KUALA LUMPUR: There was no declaration of conflict of interest by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak when he chaired a Cabinet meeting related to SRC International Sdn Bhd in Febr...
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“MALAYSIA, as you know, is a diverse nation comprising multiple races, religions and cultures.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former government secretary told the High Court that Najib Razak and two former ministers walked out of Cabinet meetings because of conflict of interest.
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BANGKOK: While Thailand and Malaysia enjoy cordial diplomatic relations since 1957, the two nations should not take the warm and close ties for granted, said a former Ambassador of Thailand to Malaysi...
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam (above) apologised again today and said she had heard the people "loud and clear" after some of the most violent protests in the Chinese-ruled city against an extradition b...
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Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the city’s leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill following the most violent protests...