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KUALA LUMPUR: The government should amend the law linked to drugs by giving the authority to the Social Welfare Department (SWD) to conduct urine tests on under 18 years old offenders.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA) is disappointed by the remarks made by United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Professor Philip Alston, who ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The search and rescue operation for two soldiers who went missing in Pulau Perak, Kedah, last July, is continuing but there have been no new leads, according to Armed Forces Chief Gen Ta...
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Alston KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s actual poverty rate could stand from 15 to 20 per cent, despite official government data in 2016, placing it only at 0.4 per cent of households living under the pove...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — Malaysia’s own motorcycle taxi service Dego Ride says it is looking forward to compete with Indonesia’s Go-Jek and Singapore’s Grab, following Putrajaya’s agreement in...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — Malaysia’s first motorcycle taxi service Dego Ride addressed the potential sensitivity about men and women sharing a motorcycle together when it first launched in 2016, its ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has expressed its dissatisfaction at the time taken by Malaysia Airports Holding Bhd (MAHB) to resolve the system disruptions at both domestic and international terminals.
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PETALING JAYA • Malaysia's claim that it has the world's lowest national poverty rate is inaccurate as the official figure vastly undercounts poverty, said United Nations human rights expert Philip ...
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Inspired by the world’s best racing cars, noblechairs Epic gaming chair series made its debut in Malaysia in 2016.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — The search and rescue operation for two soldiers who went missing in Pulau Perak, Kedah, last July, is continuing but there have been no new leads, said Armed Forces Chief Gen...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will study the claim made by United Nations human rights experts over the rate of poverty in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has expressed disappointment over the remarks made by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Prof Philip Alston, regarding his preliminary ob...
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PETALING JAYA: The government may reconsider recalibrating methods used to measure the country's poverty rates after a United Nation's representative said...
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A United Nations human rights expert on Friday disputed Malaysia's assertion that it has nearly eliminated poverty, saying that official figures were vastly inaccurate and do not reflect realities on...
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PETALING JAYA: Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali today defended Malaysia’s absolute poverty rate after a United Nations’ rapporteur questioned Putrajaya’s claim of eradicating poverty.
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PETALING JAYA: Nur Fitri Azmeer Nordin, who was jailed in the United Kingdom for possessing more than 30,000 child pornography videos and images, deserves a second...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA) is disappointed by the remarks made by United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Professor Philip Alston, who ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) said it is in contact with Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and has instructed the airport operator to inform passengers and airl...
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The FBI announced an indictment charging 80 people with stealing at least US$46mil (RM192mil) through various schemes.
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Many high-profile figures seeking to denounce the fires in the Amazon have unwittingly ended up misleading millions on social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today refuted claims by a UN rights expert that Malaysia’s poverty rate has been grossly underreported.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 23 — Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than US$16 million (RM67 million) to settle charges that it violated US corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials ...
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Even though he was convicted in the past of possessing over 30,000 photographs and videos of child pornography, Nur Fitri Azmeer Nordin has served his sentence and deserves a second chance, said UKM.
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This article first appeared as 'Who are YWP’s donors?' in The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on August 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 23 — US toymaker Hasbro announced yesterday that it is acquiring studio Entertainment One, which owns popular cartoon series Peppa Pig among other children’s content, for approxima...
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STOCKHOLM, Aug 23 — The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) will publish the conclusions of its probe into alleged money laundering in the Baltics by the beginning of next year, it said to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has voiced its concerns with regards to the systems disruption at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). In a statement today, the com...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Malaysia needs to set up an independent authority to monitor and devise policies on climate change, according to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and h...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has expressed its dissatisfaction at the amount of time it is taking Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB) to solve the systems di...
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Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A UN human rights expert on Friday (Aug 23) disputed Malaysia's assertion that it has nearly eliminated poverty, saying that official figures were vastly inaccurate and do not reflect r...
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If you haven’t already heard, the Cabinet has agreed in principle to Syed Saddiq’s proposal to bring Indonesian motorcycle ride-hailing service Gojek into Malaysia.
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In 2016, some 39,711 patients nationwide were on dialysis due to kidney failure and the number is increasing twofold every year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) said it is in contact with Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and has instructed the airport operator to inform passengers and airl...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): A U.N. human rights expert on Friday disputed Malaysia’s assertion that it has nearly eliminated poverty, saying that official figures were vastly inaccurate and do not reflec...
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Law lecturer professor Noor Aziah Mohd Awal has been appointed as Suhakam (Human Rights Commission of Malaysia) Commissioner for Children for the 2019-2022 term, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) an...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's claim to having the world's lowest national poverty rate is inaccurate as the official figure vastly undercounts poverty, said United Nations hu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Malaysia’s actual poverty rate could stand from 15 to 20 per cent, despite official government data in 2016, placing it only at 0.4 per cent of households living under the p...
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PETALING JAYA: Prof Datuk Noor Aziah Mohd Awal has been appointed as the new Suhakam's Commissioner for child affairs, beginning this year until 2022.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Paramount Corp Bhd, which reported a lower second-quarter (2Q) net profit yesterday following the absence of a disposal gain, announced that Benjamin Teo Jong Hian, the son of c...
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Jay Huang and Peter Yoong first met at CtrlShift, a digital advertising company which the latter co-founded.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23 ― Originally scheduled for September 2, the mobile Gears of War game with a Funko Pop collectible figurine aesthetic is available for iOS and Android nearly two weeks early.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s claim to having the world’s lowest national poverty rate is inaccurate, as the official figure vastly undercounts poverty, says United Nations human rights expert, Philip Alston.PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s claim to having the world’s lowest national poverty rate is inaccurate, as the official figure vastly undercounts poverty, says United Nations human rights expert, Philip Alston.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Perak Transit is a great buying opportunity as a domestic play that is unsusceptible to the U.S.-China trade conflict, TA Securities says.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 ― Malaysia must not follow other governments and shut down the internet domestically to quell a rise in hate speech, intolerance and the spread of disinformation, DAP’s Lim Ki...
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Hong Kong’s financial markets are in one of their most volatile periods in years, and signs of a turnaround are few and far between.
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PETALING JAYA: Curtailing online freedom by shutting down the internet is no solution to fake news and hate speech, DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang says, as the authorities and police made a rare announceme...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Malaysia’s first bike-hailing firm hopes the government will prioritise local companies amid anticipation of Indonesia-based Go-Jek’s entry into the country.
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It was a love affair that started at 15 when Cheong Jin Xi was studying in Australia in 2006.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik was back in Bukit Aman to have his statement recorded.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): The police today recorded statements from Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik and two officials of the United Chinese School Committees Association of Malaysia (Dong Zhong) at the Buk...
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PUTRAJAYA: Consumers have other options if they think motorcycle ride hailing services like GoJek are not safe, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Paramount Corp Bhd announced today that Benjamin Teo Jong Hian, the son of chairman and executive director Datuk Teo Chiang Han, has joined the group's board of directors.
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PETALING JAYA (Aug 22): Invest Selangor Bhd says it is proposing guidelines for managed industrial parks to bring them to a higher level and on par with the ASEAN region’s industrial parks.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — The act of two individuals of opposite genders and without family ties riding on the same motorcycle is an “unIslamic” act, the Selangor mufti reportedly claimed today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — The police today recorded statements from Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik and two officials of the United Chinese School Committees Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong) at the Bu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix) was called up by Federal Police (Bukit Aman) today to record his statement for the third time.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 22): Consumers have other options if they think motorcyle ride hailing services like GoJek are not safe, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 22 — Consumers have other options if they think motorcycle ride hailing services like Go-Jek are not safe, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The prosecution’s application to withdraw its appeal against Shah Alam Member of Parliament Khalid Abdul Samad’s (pix) acquittal of sedition against the Selangor Islamic Religious Co...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 22 — After two years touting a booming economy as his own doing, US President Donald Trump is test driving a new message on the economy: Any chance of a recession is not his fault.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 22 — A slowdown in US manufacturing is hitting jobs in states that flipped to Donald Trump in the 2016 election and that will be key to the Republican president’s re-election prosp...
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COLFAX, Aug 22 — North Dakota bet bigger on Chinese soybean demand than any other US state.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The prosecution’s application to withdraw its appeal against Shah Alam MP Khalid Abdul Samad’s acquittal of sedition against the Selangor Islamic Religious Council (Mais) has been fixed for mention on Sept 30.
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MOST of the prosecution witnesses in the SRC International Sdn Bhd trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak felt they were put in a difficult position, caught in the middle of something they were not comfortab...
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Zakir Naik (right) was grilled by Bukit Aman for nearly five hours during his first session with police on Aug 20.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — The prosecution’s application to withdraw its appeal against Shah Alam Member of Parliament Khalid Abdul Samad’s acquittal of sedition against the Selangor Islamic Religio...
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IN 2016, Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP) received a total of RM10.45 million from eight donors.
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The Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) probe into dubious Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) land deals is not linked to former Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s ongoing legal tr...
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South Korean justice minister nominee Cho Kuk on Thursday expressed his firm will not to succumb to the growing demand by opposition parties to step down amid snowballing corruption allegations involv...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik is back at Bukit Aman to give his statement on the police report against Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran and several others over alleged defamatory ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik is back at Bukit Aman on Thursday afternoon (Aug 22).
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SHAH ALAM: The Selangor state government will abide by police advice on whether to allow controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik to give public talks in the state, says Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari.
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PETALING JAYA: Five elephants which were trapped in a mining pond in a forest reserve in Pahang were rescued by wildlife department officers.
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Jay Huang and Peter Yoong first met at CtrlShift, a digital advertising company which the latter co-founded.
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Real-time customer management platform RateIt has secured US$5 million in a series A round led by Tin Men Capital, a Singapore-based venture capital firm focused on business-to-business tech investmen...
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The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, abolishing ...
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BUTTERWORTH: Another Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) enforcement personnel pleaded not guilty in the sessions court here yesterday, to eight counts of receiving bribes amounting RM6,300, as ind...
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Evelyn Hernandez (photo, middle) has a message for El Salvador’s president: End the criminalisation of abortion in the conservative Central American country.
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PETALING JAYA: A taxi operator is against the government’s move to allow motorcycle e-hailing services in the country.
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PETALING JAYA: Homegrown motorcycle delivery service operator Dego Ride welcomes the Cabinet’s decision to allow motorcycle taxis to operate here, even if it involves the entry of foreign players such as Gojek.
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Death Stranding might have occupied the last half hour of Gamescom 2019's inaugural Opening Night Live showcase, but there were plenty of other blockbusters previewed.
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PETALING JAYA: The Indian government has welcomed the gag order on Dr Zakir Naik, with a push for a red-corner notice against the controversial preacher lined up as its next measure to bring him back ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Utusan Malaysia and Kosmo!
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KLUANG: The back alley sandwiched between Jalan Dato Kapten Ahmad and Jalan Dato Teow Siew Khor here used to be a rubbish-filled eyesore that many would try to avoid.
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PETALING JAYA: Five elephants which were trapped in a mining pond in a forest reserve in Pahang were rescued by wildlife department officers.
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KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Konger have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some Hong...
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PETALING JAYA: The controversial appointment of 13 state sports development coordinators by Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman were done in accordance to existing public service procedure.
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Dr Lee Boon Chye SIBU: The Health Ministry is reviewing a 2016 decision requiring dental graduates from Taiwan to sit for a qualifying examination in Malaysia, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon...
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KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG (Aug 21): Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some Hong Ko...
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WITH ethical fashion becoming increasingly in vogue, fast fashion players have publicly announced labour and environmental standards and targets for themselves.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Muslim Restaurant Owners Association (Presma) has denied providing funds to controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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US President Donald Trump has been on a tear about Google that traces back to a series of unfounded claims about the technology giant circulating among conservatives.
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BEIJING, Aug 21 — The government of the Chinese city of Tianjin, the only shareholder of bankrupt Bohai Steel Group Ltd, is demanding that Bohai's creditors and strategic investor implement a bankru...
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The talk about rendang has finally moved on from whether it’s crispy or not to… rendang condoms.
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Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state.
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Last month, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said those protesting against the staging of live concerts and events in Malaysia were only a small group of people.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The actions of independent preacher Dr Zakir Naik who stirred a hornet's nest about Hindus and Chinese in Malaysia in a lecture were uncalled for despite his intention to preach, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The actions of independent preacher Dr Zakir Naik - who stirred a hornets nest about Indians and Chinese in Malaysia in a lecture - were uncalled for despite his intention to preach, acc...