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Topic: 2011

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KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Dozens of environmental and rights groups issued a scathing indictment today accusing the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration of siding with Lynas and selling Malaysians out ...
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WHILE it is good to see a Bill for the establishment of the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) on Parliament’s agenda, it seems to miss the wood for the trees!
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CALGARY: GFL Environmental Inc., North America’s fourth-biggest waste hauler, filed for an initial public offering that would be the largest in Canada in about five years.
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The EU has slapped mobile semiconductor maker, Qualcomm, with a fine totalling US$272 million (~RM1.12 billion) over what the European body has described as “predatory pricing” tactics used to dri...
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HTC may no longer be the alpha dog in the premium smartphone segment, but that doesn’t mean that the brand has completely exited the smartphone market.
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FRANKFURT, July 19 — Germany’s Bayer AG welcomed today a call by a US judge to cut a US$2 billion (RM8.2 billion) damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its glyphosate-ba...
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In yet another European Union move against a US tech giant, the bloc's antitrust chief on fined chipmaker Qualcomm US$271mil (RM1.1bil).
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COMMENT | While it is good to see a bill for the establishment of the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) on the parliamentary agenda, it seems to miss the wood...
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THE controversial — and so-called secret — 736 bank account of SRC International Sdn Bhd was opened on Jan 7, 2011 — some eight months before the company was acquired by 1Malaysia Development Bh...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan has urged the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct an internal investigation into its own investigative procedures to determine that there were no elements that could have led to the death of former political aide Teoh Beng Hock.
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BEIJING: Lufax, one of China’s largest online wealth management platforms that is backed by financial giant Ping An Insurance, plans to exit its once-core peer-to-peer lending (P2P) business, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
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IPOH: SOBA LAB will be making its next stop at M Roof Hotel & Residences here on July 24.
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A chief adviser to Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali yesterday suggested that Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Anwar Ibrahim should retire from politics, while Datuk Seri Azmin's faction in Mal...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The 50th prosecution witness in Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s trial told the High Court here yesterday that he did not receive any letter from the former prime minister stating his desi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, 18 Julai — Pemuda Umno mendesak Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim dan Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali supaya meletak jawatan, sekaligus bersara daripada arena politik.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah presented the instruments of appointment to eight new Malaysian envoys assigned to missions abroad in a ceremony held at the Istana Negara here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Former AmBank Bhd managing director Cheah Tek Kuang told the court today that he was not involved in transactions in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's AmBank account.
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SEOUL/JAKARTA: South Korea and Indonesia cut their benchmark interest rates for the first time in years on Thursday, not waiting for an expected reduction soon in U.S. rates as they aim to help borrowers cope with mounting risks to economic growth.
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CHANTILLY (France), July 18 — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is to lead talks on finding a single European candidate to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund (...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pictured, right) expressed his desire to return US$620 million from his private AmBank account to the beneficiary that the amount origina...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak expressed his desire to return US$620 million from his private AmBank account to the beneficiary that the amount originally came from, the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former senior sales manager at a telecommunications company was not constructively dismissed by his employer four years ago, the Industrial Court has ruled.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Government has tabled a Bill in Parliament to pave the way for the setting up of the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Former AmBank managing director (MD) Cheah Tek Kuang told the High Court here yesterday that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho was at Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal home i...
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has been urged to cease issuing divisive remarks on the party and to instead focus on uniting its members.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is expected to table the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission Bill 2019 for its first reading in the Dewan Rakyat.
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PETALING JAYA: PKR central committee members today criticised Anwar Ibrahim’s call for his deputy Mohamed Azmin Ali to resign from his Cabinet post if the clips in the gay sex video scandal are prov...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Tensions have surged overnight in Malaysia's largest ruling party after more than two dozen top leaders condemned on Thursday morning Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Anwar Ibrahim...
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PUTRAJAYA: Damage experienced by 97 Fire Rescue Tender (FRT) units were not only caused by Power Take Off (PTO) but also due to frequent use for the purpose of fire fighting, rescue, humanitarian serv...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Several members of the central committee & Keadilan (PKR) MPs have asserted that party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s statement that his deputy Datuk Seri Azmin Ali sho...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former AmBank managing director (MD) Cheah Tek Kuang told the High Court here yesterday that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho was at Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal home in Jalan La...
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PETALING JAYA: A number of PKR central committee members and leaders have signed a statement saying party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should not have called for Datuk Seri Azmin Ali's resignation and "to stop making such divisive statements".
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Twenty-two members of the PKR central committee jointly rebuked president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today for suggesting his deputy, Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, needed to resign as ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has hit back at PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, saying that the latter should “look at the man in the mirror”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Former AmBank managing director (MD) Cheah Tek Kuang, the prosecution’s 50th witness, will continue to be cross examined by the defence in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC Inte...
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NEW YORK: Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost US streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition.
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PETALING JAYA: The low adoption and usage of the Frog Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) under the 1BestariNet project in Malaysian schools was a result of under-promotion of the programme by the Education Ministry.
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JULY 17 — We all look towardsthe authorities and lawful agencies to protect our rights, to treat us with respect and to keep us safe, as this is their role.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two retired officers of the Royal Malaysian Air Force were acquitted and discharged today without their defence being called on bribery charges involving RM600,000 and RM1.2 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — The Sessions Court today acquitted and discharged two retired Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) officers without calling for their defence on bribery charges.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The corruption trial of Najib Razak heard today that the then-prime minister opened current and saving accounts in AmBank as he was expecting up to US$200 million in donations from Saudi...
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KUANTAN: The government has warned employers against making salary deductions without informing their employees or without prior approval from the Labour Department of Peninsular Malaysia (JTKSM). JTK...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s national debt rose to RM1.09 trillion in 2018 from RM1.08 trillion in 2017, based on accrual accounting, said Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, chairman of the Special Select Comm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Former AmBank managing director Cheah Tek Kuang told the High Court here that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho was at Datuk Seri Najib Razak's personal home in Jalan Langgak D...
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The banker who opened Najib's two bank accounts with AmBank, ended up serving on the Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) investment panel which approved a RM4 billion loan to SRC International Sdn Bhd...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s current account in Ambank was provided a special code name after fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho had requested for it to be dealt with the strict...
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PARLIAMENT | The bi-partisan Parliamentary Select Committee on government debt and liabilities has affirmed that the national debt stood at RM1,090.8 billion (RM1.09 trillion) as of end-2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s national debt rose to RM1.09 trillion in 2018 from RM1.08 trillion in 2017, based on accrual accounting, says Mustapa Mohamed, chairman of the Special Select Committee on th...
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Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed – File photo KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s national debt rose to RM1.09 trillion in 2018 from RM1.08 trillion in 2017, based on accrual accounting, said Datuk Seri Mustapa M...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Plantations Bhd (BPB) has announced a slew of appointments to its to its board effective July 22.
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Visa Inc said on July 17 it has invested in Indonesia's Go-Jek as part of the ride-hailing company's ongoing Series F fundraising round.
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KOTA KINABALU: Although Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) and Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) supported lowering the voting age in yesterday’s historic vote, they say several conditions must be met befo...
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What fun is cheating if you can only play with cheaters? It might be lots of fun – or no fun at all. Either way, Apex Legends players get to find out.
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MALACCA: When she was working as a reporter eight years ago, Suraya Ali’s cried when she saw the remains of a newborn baby taken out of a toilet bowl by a rescue team.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): The construction of the Perlis Sports School (SSM Perlis) has been delayed for nearly five years since it was first approved under the 9th Malaysia Plan, says the Auditor Gener...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Old sex videos uploaded several years ago allegedly implicating PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should be reinvestigated to establish its authenticity as well, in ligh...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said Syarikat Pembinaan Anggerik Sdn Bhd has raised its claim over alleged losses pertaining to development and upgrading works at the Pen...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Dr Ahmad Faisal Muhamad and Kamsiah Kamaruddin have received their letters of appointment as the new Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations in Geneva and Permanent Representative of Malaysia to Asean in Jakarta respectively.
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 16 ― What fun is cheating if you can only play with cheaters?
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Alphabet Inc's Google LLC was hit on July 15 with a US lawsuit alleging it copied a smaller firm's patented digital advertising technology.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16) Former Yayasan Rakyat 1Malaysia chief executive officer Ung Su Ling is expected to take the stand at the High Court here this morning as the prosecution's 49th witness in the SR...
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Human rights lawyers organisation Lawyers For Liberty has reacted sharply to what it calls "threats made by the Singapore authorities against lawyer N Surendran". This comes after the Singapore Attorn...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): A former senior partner with law firm Hisham, Sobri & Kadir, who acted for the Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP), told the High Court that SRC International Sdn Bhd will have to pay b...
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PUTRAJAYA: Fifteen cases of mala­ria, all involving Orang Asli children, have been reported in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, and the cause of the outbreak is being investigated, says the Health Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: IJM Corp Bhd chairman Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali along with CEO and managing director (MD) Datuk Soam Heng Choon will retire from company by end-August.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told yesterday that SRC International Sdn Bhd was required to pay RM9.2 billion to the Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) under its Bai Al-Inah financing facilit...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told today that SRC International Sdn Bhd was required to pay RM9.2 billion to the Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) under its Bai Al-Inah financing facility fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here was told that SRC International Sdn Bhd was required to pay RM9.2bil to the Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) under its Bai Al-Inah financing facility for the RM4bil loans it obtained in 2011 and 2012.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said Syarikat Pembinaan Anggerik Sdn Bhd has raised its claim over alleged losses pertaining to development and upgrading works at the Pen...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): The construction of the Perlis Sports School (SSM Perlis) has been delayed for nearly five years since it was first approved under the 9th Malaysia Plan, says the Auditor Gener...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — SRC International Sdn Bhd had agreed to pay the Retirement Fund (Incorporated) (KWAP) RM9.2 billion in return after taking out two loans totaling some RM4 billion from the fu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): A former senior partner with law firm Hisham, Sobri & Kadir, who acted for the Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP), told the High Court that SRC International Sdn Bhd will have to pay b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry confirmed an outbreak of 15 cases of malaria among the Semai orang asli tribe in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, Pahang.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM31.66 million in unused R&D funds held by the Academy Sciences of Malaysia (ASM) under the previous government has not been returned to the government, according to the Audi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Unused research and development (R&D) funds totalling RM31.66 million held by Akademi Sains Malaysia (ASM) have yet to be returned to the government, according to Auditor-Gener...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM31.66 million in unused research and development (R&D) funds held by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) under the previous administration has not been returned to the go...
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PUTRAJAYA: Fifteen cases of malaria, all involving Orang Asli children, have been reported in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, and the cause of the outbreak is being investigated, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
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AUDIT REPORT | A total of RM31.66 million in unused research and development funds held by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) under the previous government has not been returned, according to the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — A total of RM31.66 million in unused R&D funds held by the Academy Sciences of Malaysia (ASM) under the previous government has not been returned to the government, according...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court in Najib Razak’s corruption and criminal breach of trust trial heard today that about RM3.9 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd’s money was used in 2014 and 2015 to s...
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HONG KONG: A full-blown currency war where major central banks and governments, including the U.S., deliberately weaken their currencies can no longer be ruled out, Pacific Investment Management Co.’s global economic adviser Joachim Fels wrote in a report.
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Abdul Nasser KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) is conducting several hydrological studies to further enhance and develop future potential hydro power in Sabah.
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PETALING JAYA: The narrow space next to the bedside of a sick child is their “stage”.
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KOTA KINABALU: The state can expect more hydro power plants over the next 10 years as Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) has identified huge potential in generating power using this method.
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Somalia’s security forces on Saturday ended an overnight attack by the al Shabaab Islamist militant group on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayu that killed at least 13, a police officer sa...
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LANGKAWI: The Langkawi Region One Marine Police Force (PPM) have detained a man and two women for bringing in vegetables and fruits without a permit into the waters of Tanjung Dendang near here this m...
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LOS ANGELES: The Federal Trade Commission voted to fine Facebook around $5 billion for violations of the FTC's consumer-privacy rules, according to multiple media reports -- the biggest privacy-related fine in the commission's history.
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WASHINGTON, July 12 — The US government could run out of money in early September unless Congress allows the administration to borrow more, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned today.
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Google is delving into social media again with a hyperlocal service, Shoelace which tries to connect people in the same area via their interests.
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SINGAPORE (July 12): A new Ministry of Ageing, coordinating closely with the Manpower and Education Ministries, could help the authorities resolve emerging challenges such as the displacement of matur...
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A new Ageing Ministry, coordinating closely with the Manpower and Education Ministries, could help the Singapore authorities resolve emerging challenges such as the displacement of mature professional...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): SRC International Sdn Bhd, a former unit of 1Malaysia Development Bhd, could have been the next Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), but former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Ra...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is always consistent in its support for the admission of Timor Leste as a new member in ASEAN since the country is located in the Southeast Asia region.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court in Najib Razak’s corruption and abuse of power trial heard today that there is no visible outcome from SRC International Sdn Bhd’s venture in the natural resources sec...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — A former Treasury secretary-general agreed in court today that no marquee projects came of the RM4 billion that Retirement Fund (Incorporated) [KWAP] loaned to SRC Internatio...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): SRC International Sdn Bhd, a former unit of 1Malaysia Development Bhd, could have been the next Petronas, but former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has not expressed any...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Barisan Nasional paid compensation to abolish two toll concessions as part of a buyout agreement that made the Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau highways free, Datuk Seri Najib Raza...
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PETALING JAYA: The civil suit filed against former prime minister Najib Razak by the Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) to recover RM1.69 billion in additional taxes is probably the largest imposed against a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had ordered Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) to expedite the issuance of loan to SRC International S...