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Two days ago, Samsung’s U.S. support account tweeted a rather worrying warning to their smart TV customers: You should scan your smart TVs for malware every few weeks, specifically Samsung QLED smar...
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Brand Capital, the investment arm of Indian media conglomerate The Times Group, is set to invest up to US$6.5 million in Singapore-based skill verification platform Indorse.
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 19): Johor, which has the largest harvest of durians in the country, is seeking a new variety, particularly among from the 'durian kampung' type which can be commercialised.
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KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) vice-chancellor Prof Dr D Kamarudin D Mudin today confirmed his term had been shortened by the education ministry and he will leave the office on July 29...
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IPOH, June 19 — The state is contemplating gazetting Taiping Lake Park and Bukit Larut as royal lake parks to better protect them.
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KUALA LUMPUR: First-time house buyers and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should be given greater access to financing assistance to drive economic growth.
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GEORGE TOWN: The government is "not aggressive" in its measures to curb issues involving cheap and counterfeit liquor, says the Malaysian Anti-Cheap Liquor Movement.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): SRC International Sdn Bhd — formerly a subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Bhd — still owes Retirement Fund (Incorporated) (KWAP) RM4.15 billion after borrowing RM4 billion...
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PETALING JAYA (June 19): Malaysia’s Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng wants banks to provide greater access to financing to first-time homebuyers, as well as to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) consi...
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The Senegalese capital Dakar this month hosted the first African edition of 'Digital Women's Day'.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): First-time house buyers and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should be given greater access to financing assistance to drive economic growth.
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First-time house buyers and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should be given greater access to financing assistance to drive economic growth.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): SRC International Sdn Bhd — formerly a subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Bhd — still owes Retirement Fund (Incorporated) (KWAP) RM4.15 billion after borrowing RM4 billi...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 19 — The Malaysian Anti-Cheap Liquor Movement today called for a full ban on all liquor priced below RM50 following reports of deaths linked to the consumption of tainted alcoholic...
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PETALING JAYA: Banks should provide greater access to financing to first-time homebuyers, as well as to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in order to grease economic growth, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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Suspected Islamic State-linked militants kidnapped 10 fishermen off Borneo island Tuesday and took them to the southern Philippines, police said, the latest abductions in the strife-torn waters.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya had to rescue SRC International Sdn Bhd by approving a RM642 million loan when the company could not pay its debt to the pensioners fund, the High Court in Najib Razak’s corr...
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Potterheads, prepare to be excited: the game that you have been looking forward to play for so long is almost here.
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Since Japan launched its first deep space probe in 1985, the photographs have been taken in a relatively low-tech way, by pointing cameras at objects in the cosmos and letting them run. Whatever is captured gets sent back to Earth, where people cull the material for the most beautiful shots.
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It is public knowledge that the Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA), as an agency for its settlers, was successful, with billions worth of assets, until the listing of Felda Global Ventures Hol...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government must enforce the amended laws regarding the sale of liquor if it is to end preventable deaths, DAP’s Muhammad Shakir Ameer said today.
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IPOH: The Ipoh City Council continues to defend its policy of shooting stray dogs as part of a standard operating procedure but says that it is working with animal welfare groups after coming under fire.
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BUKIT KAYU HITAM: The wait to achieve smoother flow of goods between Thailand and Malaysia has ended after the border opened 24/7 since midnight yesterday .
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PETALING JAYA: National carmakers Proton and Perodua have accelerated to pole position in the local car market as more customers opt for affordably priced, mass market-catered vehicles.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here yesterday fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
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Lexus Malaysia has officially launched the 2019 Lexus NX 300, an updated version of the facelifted first-gen SUV that first surfaced in 2017.
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SHOPLINE, the global smart commerce platform, has on June 18 announced the official expansion of its services to Malaysia following a soft launch earlier this year.
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KUCHING: Eight of the 20 samples received by the State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (SVDL) in the first week of this month have tested positive for rabies.
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GEORGE TOWN: An editor with a local Chinese daily told a defamation trial at the High Court here today it published a news report critical of the Penang government’s sale of its land to a private ho...
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KOTA BARU, June 18 — The Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia Response and Relief Team (Imaret) will be installing the SafeWhere field water treatment system at the Kampung Kuala Koh Orang Asli s...
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BATU PAHAT: The Transport Ministry is taking a localised approach as a way to reduce the number of deaths due to road accidents here.
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… and hey presto! 11Street Malaysia announced today that they will be rebranded as PrestoMall. The e-commerce platform will form part of Presto, a social marketing platform that allows you offers a ...
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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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GEORGE TOWN: A lawyer was charged today with three counts of criminal breach of trust involving more than RM1 million meant for the purchase of a client’s condominium in Tanjung Tokong in 2017.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s (pix) application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
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The High Court in Kuala Lumpur today fixed July 26 to hear Rosmah Mansor's application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
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ALOR SETAR: Lee Motors Autocare opened the doors to its newly refurbished showroom to offer a complete BMW Malaysia Premium Ownership Experience in the Northern Region of Peninsular Malaysia.
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Volkswagen’s fleet of electric vehicles under the ID.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The High Court here today fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
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WHEN Westports Holdings Bhd burst onto the port scene in 1994, its founder had the rather unconventional idea of building a garden port — basically, a port surrounded by lush green gardens.
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WESTPORTS Holdings Bhd is expecting double-digit growth in container volume this year as the reshuffling of global shipping alliances comes to an end.
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IPOH: Standard operating procedure is followed when dealing with stray dogs, says the Ipoh City Council (MBI).
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A DVSS personnel (left) injects a pet dog with the rabies vaccine during a previous mass vaccination exercise.
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US$21 billion. That’s the expected transaction value of Asia’s digital remittances this year.
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LETTER | The Shah Alam High Court has yet again deferred its decision on whether an undocumented worker has the right to claim over four years of unpaid wages.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research, which sees FBM KLCI at 1,720 points at end-2019 after tepid first quarter corporate earnings, highlighted that valuation expansion is ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in ARB Bhd edged up on Tuesday morning after the company announced its venture into Cambodia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: About 1,000 residents in Kampung Kuantan, Jalan Gombak near here have to endure air polluted by a nearby landfill believed to have been operating illegally for almost two years.
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KOTA KINABALU: A 20-year-old unemployed man, who claimed trial to three counts of committing sexual offences against his little stepsister, told the Sessions Court here yesterday that he had nothing t...
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Malaysia needs to re-focus. No more of deep fake videos, whether all men who go to the gym are gay, what gender slept with what animal, or who wears black pants.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: A beauty salon owner who operated a clinic and conducted aesthestic medical procedures without valid registration was slapped with an RM100,000 fine by the Sessions Court here.
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PUTRAJAYA: About 1,000 tonnes of Malaysia’s frozen whole durian is expected to enter the Chinese market every month, says Agriculture and Agro-based Minis­ter Datuk Salahuddin Ayub.
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Lim Guan Eng GEORGE TOWN: A witness in former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng’s defamation suit told the High Court here yesterday that it was not his intention to disparage the plaintiff when h...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — About 1,000 residents in Kampung Kuantan, Jalan Gombak near here have to endure air polluted by a nearby landfill believed to have been operating illegally for almost two yea...
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CONTROVERSIAL investment scheme JJ Poor to Rich (JJPTR) founder Johnson Lee is trying to make a comeback via a new platform.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): ARB Bhd, a wood products manufacturer which diversified into information technology a year ago, has teamed up with a Cambodian firm to implement the enterprise resource plannin...
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GEORGE TOWN: A former Gerakan leader today told the High Court here that he has no evidence that former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng had made decisions in silo on a 2017 land sale made through C...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: A beauty salon owner who operated a clinic without any valid registration at his premises was slapped with an RM100,000 fine by the Sessions Court here today.
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NILAI, June 17 — The government welcomes initiatives by the private sector to help reduce road accidents, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — A witness in former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng’s defamation suit told the High Court here today that it was not his intention to disparage the plaintiff when he issu...
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JOHOR BARU, June 17 — The Johor government hoped the benefit coverage for the Employment Injury Scheme (EIS) under the Self-Employment Social Security Act 2017 (Act 789) can be extended to more empl...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s exports of frozen whole durians to China are expected to reach 1,000 metric tonnes every month, said the country’s Agriculture and Agro-based Ministry.
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TOWARDS the end of April, Axiata Digital Services Sdn Bhd announced its plan to transfer five digital assets, including its entire stake in Celcom Planet Sdn Bhd — the operator of e-commerce platfor...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 17 — The Agriculture and Agro-based Ministry expects about 1,000 metric tonnes of Malaysia’s frozen whole durian to enter the Chinese market every month.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — The government spent over half a billion ringgit to jail minor drug offenders just in 2017 alone and over RM200 million more to arrest and house addicts in state-run rehabili...
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NVIDIA’s SHIELD TV was first released in 2015 followed by a refresh in 2017 and till this day, it’s the GPU maker’s most powerful Android TV box cum game streaming machine.
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Intel Corp’s Mobileye NV unit expects to launch a trial of robo-cabs next year in Israel, the company said on June 16.
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The other day, a sporty-looking red SUV caught my eye as it zoomed past us while my husband and I were deciding on lunch venue options.
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Two weeks ago, Bursa Securities Bhd publicly reprimanded China Stationery Ltd (CSL) and its directors for breaches of Main Market listing requirements, and slapped the CEO as well as a former director...
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One afternoon in late October 2017, hundreds of students from the elite Avenues private school in Manhattan were loaded onto buses, ready to head home. Suddenly, school principal Abby Brody got a disturbing smartphone alert.
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ACCORDING to the 2015 National Health Morbidity Survey, 29% of the Malaysian population as a whole suffered from depression and anxiety disorder, and mental illness is expected to be the second bigges...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An expert in criminology has urged parents to raise their awareness of cyberbullying, especially in recognising the signs that their children may be victims.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Johor Corp (JCorp), the southern state’s largest state-owned enterprise, has redeemed RM800 million of sukuk and coupon payment of RM49.19 million.
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I prefer to see things from a positive perspective.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Corp (JCorp), the southern state’s investment agency has managed to maintain a significant financial performance despite operating in unfavourable uncertainties market conditions.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — The Malaysian government has yet to receive a formal request from India for the extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Isma...
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MUMBAI: India has imposed higher customs duties on a raft of US goods effective Sunday in response to similar measures taken by Washington, the Press Trust of India reported.
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LONDON: The International Monetary Fund has proposed that the European Union improve transparency, regulatory oversight and insolvency rules in its proposals to create a stronger capital market system, a senior IMF official said.
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KINSHASA (DR Congo), June 16 — The Democratic Republic of Congo’s new leadership is under mounting pressure to diversify the country’s economy from its dependence on raw materials following the ...
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SHAH ALAM, June 15 — Selangor has recorded revenue collection of RM1.214 billion as of June 7, this year, an increase of 13.79 per cent compared to the same period last year, said Mentri Besar Amiru...
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PARIT BUNTAR: The Cabinet has approved forming a special committee to study all aspects of the proposal to set up a Special Marriages, Hadhanah (child custody) and Nafkah (maintenance) Court.
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SHAH ALAM: About 50,000 people thronged Bulatan Bazarna in Seksyen 13 here for the Selangor state level Hari Raya open house event Saturday (June 15).
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PARIT BUNTAR: The Cabinet has approved forming a committee to look into the setting up of a special court to handle maintenance and child custody cases in Islamic marriages.
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PARIT  BUNTAR, June 15 — The Cabinet has approved forming a special committee to study all aspects of the proposal to set up a Special Marriages, Hadhanah (child custody) and Nafkah (maintenance) C...
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SIBU: A bank's chief cashier has been arrested for allegedly committing criminal breach of trust involving RM70,467 belonging to a mosque.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 15): Some residents of Taman Midah, Kuala Lumpur, recently filed a second report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Agency MACC (pictured) against a property developer of a commerci...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 15): Its name is linked to a scandal but Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) is now moving on.
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KOTA KINABALU: A 50-year-old granduncle with schizophrenia was jailed for six years by the Sessions Court here yesterday for uttering obscene words against two girls.
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MALAYSIAN singer-songwriter Eric Moo said singers can now stand on the world stage by making good use of the Internet, Sin Chew Daily reported.
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JEMPOL: The magistrate’s court in Bahau today ordered a trailer driver to enter his defence on charges of causing eight deaths in an accident at Km 25, Jalan Bahau-Keratong, two years ago.
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ABUJA (June 14): Nigeria plans to increase its palm oil production 700% over the next eight years to help improve its foreign-exchange earnings that are largely dependent on crude oil exports.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Customs Department today revealed that another 132 containers with plastic waste have been found at the Butterworth port, bringing the total number of containers with plastic waste to...
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GUA MUSANG: The Orang Asli Batek community in Kampung Kuala Koh here may still practise a primitive way of life, but they do not reject modernisation and are in fact hoping for basic amenities like a ...
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JEMPOL, June 14 — The Magistrate’s Court in Bahau today ordered a trailer driver to enter his defence on charges of causing eight deaths in an accident at Kilometre 25, Jalan Bahau-Keratong, two y...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed July 8 to hear submissions at the end of the prosecution case involving 19 National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM) students who were charged with m...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — MonSpace (M) Sdn Bhd founder Datuk Seri Jessy Lai today sued Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng over his alleged defamatory remarks in relation to the firm being involved in an investment...
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Contributed by property valuer Mary Lau My first and only stay in a short term let was in Paris.
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The end of the month is fast approaching, and you check your smartphone to see if you’ve exhausted your mobile data quota—to your genuine surprise, you find that you’ve got about 60% left of you...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — The High Court here today fixed July 8 to hear submissions at the end of the prosecution case involving 19 National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM) students who were c...
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SINGAPORE: Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp.’s private bank is set to expand into Malaysia following its deal to acquire an investment firm in the Southeast Asian nation.