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RUAN Meiyin, the director of the Meixiang garment factory in Yangzhong town, Ningde city, Fujian province, says she hopes to help more poor mothers to enjoy a better life.
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A teacher I am, trapped between then and now, started in the 80s but still going strong.
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JOHOR BARU: When her marriage failed, Ratna Hayati Ramlan decided to play the cards she was dealt with in life.
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GEORGE TOWN: St George’s Church Penang, the oldest English colonial church in the Far East (East Asia), marked the 200th anniversary of its consecration with the launch of commemorative first day covers and stamps.
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GEORGE TOWN: St George's Church Penang is the first Anglican church in the country to be featured on stamps and first day covers issued by Pos Malaysia.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak lawmaker has lauded Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg’s decision to seek decentralisation or devolution of authority over education and health matters in the state.
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AXIATA Group Bhd’s tower company, edotco Group, is expected to be a major beneficiary of the mega-merger between Axiata and Telenor ASA’s Asian assets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The Finance Ministry today announced that the retail price of RON97 petrol will come down 10 cents a litre to RM2.70 per litre while petrol prices for RON95 and diesel will rema...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The Finance Ministry today announced that the retail price of RON97 petrol will come down 10 sen a litre to RM2.70 per litre while petrol prices for RON95 and diesel will remain...
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LETTER | Putrajaya Corporation president Aminuddin Hashim recently told the media that the abandoned Putrajaya monorail project will finally be continued.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry today announced that the retail price of RON97 petrol will come down 10 cents a litre to RM2.70 per litre, while petrol prices for RON95 and diesel will remain uncha...
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PETALING JAYA: The fuel price of RON97 petrol will decrease by 10sen per litre, while RON95 petrol and diesel prices remain the same for the week, starting Saturday (May11).
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Shell Malaysia, in partnership with Malaysia’s largest e-wallet service provider, Boost, announced that the e-wallet payment services will be available at 800 Shell stations nationwide.
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It’s Friday, so it’s the time for the weekly fuel price update.
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PETALING JAYA: Indian preacher Zakir Naik says he is prepared to return to India to face charges of money laundering, but that he fears being jailed like many other Muslim suspects whom the courts fou...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): CIMB IB Research has maintained its “Add” rating on Axiata Group Bhd at RM4.48 with an unchanged target price of RM4.80 and said Axiata’s 1Q19F core EPS should be in line,...
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An unemployed man was nabbed by the police for robbing his ex-wife in Temerloh, reported Sinar Harian.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government will seek decentralisation or devolution of authority over education and health matters due to the f...
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A top Indonesian lawmaker has demanded a parliamentary inquiry into the deaths of more than 500 officials during recent elections, most of them linked to fatigue-related illnesses in gruelling work co...
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SANDAKAN, May 9 — DAP candidate for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election Vivian Wong Shir Yee has appealed to Sandakan voters live outside the constituency to return to cast their ballot papers on...
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SHAH ALAM: Malaysia’s e-wallet company Boost has announced that its payment service is now available at 800 Shell fuel stations nationwide with the aim of enhancing customers’ retail experience.
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GENEVA: They are some of the world's top-performing cars, with high-quality engines and cutting-edge technology under the bonnet.
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One of the most important models for the Mercedes-Benz brand is the EQC, and it’s finally rolling off production lines in Bremen, with the Beijing plant to follow by the end of the year – specific...
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THE Pakatan Harapan government’s revival of some legacy mega infrastructure projects comes amid innumerable economic and fiscal challenges, but is timely because of the worrying economic malaise, an...
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TOKYO: Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a better-than-expected annual profit.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): AirAsia Group Bhd is expected to declare total dividends of 70 sen a share in 2019, assuming the budget airline announces another round of special dividend this year, says TA Sec...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): The former wife of Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, Datin Shahnaz A Majid, has filed a claim seeking RM300 million in joint matrimonial assets at the Syariah High Court here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The slump continued in regional equity markets as Chinese vice premier Liu He made a crucial visit to Washington in an attempt to put trade talks back on track.
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LONDON: Nobody thinks the fumes coming out of a car's tailpipe are harmless, but a new study about the global impact of exhaust fumes paints a clear picture of what the world's favourite transport met...
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Now you can pay for petrol and snacks at Shell petrol stations using your Boost eWallet. This mobile payment is now available at 800 Shell stations which is more than 80% of Shell stations throughout ...
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“The record labels still make CDs and the movie studios still make DVDs, so yes, I’d say it’s too soon to abandon discs for consoles,” writes Michael Pachter, managing director at Wedbush Securities when asked about Microsoft’s plans to drop a physical disc drive from their latest Xbox One model.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): UOB Kay Hian analyst Chong Lee Len upgraded the recommendation on Axiata Group Bhd to buy from hold.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Short-term rentals such as those offered by Airbnb will remain illegal in Singapore, the city state's Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced today after nearly four years ...
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SHANGHAI, May 9 ― A global stock rout earlier this week reminded investors about the power of the US President's Twitter account, but in China, where selling was heaviest, a ban on media coverage of...
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MALAYSIA’S largest e-wallet, Boost, and Shell Malaysia on May 8 officially announced the availability of the e-wallet payment service at 800 Shell stations nationwide.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM) has successfully reissued US$600 million in short-term sukuk in two series.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Axiata Group Bhd, which is in the midst of working on a mega merger plan with Norwegian Telenor group for their operations in Asia, said its 80%-owned unit Ncell Private Ltd has ...
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Drivers can now use the Boost eWallet to pay at selected Shell stations and even get some money back.
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SHANGHAI, May 8 — A global stock rout earlier this week reminded investors about the power of the US President’s Twitter account, but in China, where selling was heaviest, a ban on media coverage ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas Chemical, Axiata and Tenaga Nasional dragged the FBM KLCI into the red at the close on Wednesday as investors decided to take some money off the table due to the US-China trade conflict.
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(May 8): Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd analyst Brian Yeoh downgraded the recommendation on Sime Darby Bhd to Hold from Buy.
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SINGAPORE: One of the world’s top steelmakers is tracking this week’s high-stakes trade talks in Washington, forecasting that a failure by the U.S. and China to make progress to end their prolonged stand-off risks undercutting steel demand as mainland manufacturing would likely take a hit.
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Some 25 years ago, the first Audi A4 rolled off the assembly line at Ingolstadt, Germany.
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COULD there be light at the end of the tunnel for shipping company Malaysian Bulk Carriers Bhd (Maybulk)?
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OIL and gas-related counters have yielded an average total return of 53.4% year to date, vastly outperforming the local equity benchmark, which declined 1.9%.
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LONDON: It’s a small step for Volvo Cars, but a big leap for parents across Europe and elsewhere: the Swedish car maker launched a paid gender-neutral parental leave policy for all sales company emp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Hartalega Holdings Bhd shares fell as much as 19 sen or 3.76% so far today to RM4.86 after the nitrile glove manufacturer reported yesterday that fourth quarter (4QFY19) net prof...
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KUALA LUMPUR DiGi.Com Bhd’s shares soared yesterday after its largest shareholder, Norway-based Telenor Group, and Axiata Group Bhd said they are discussing a potential merger that will transform th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Macquarie analyst Denise Soon downgraded the recommendation on Hartalega Holdings Bhd to underperform from neutral.
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PETALING JAYA: Just in one day, Axiata Group Bhd and Digi.Com Bhd added RM7.61bil to their market capitalisation after plans of a mega-merger was announced.
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KLANG: Several places in Klang were thrown into chaos after their water supply came to a sudden halt on Sunday.
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SEPANG, May 7 — “Married women should always think big and never compromise on their dreams and passion,” says Kokilam Kathirvailu, who is adjudged second runner-up in the Mrs World 2019 beauty ...
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): Ninety-seven "grounded" fire engines belonging to the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) are still in the process of repair.
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KUALA LUMPUR: For the first time in 35 years, a Malaysian has emerged one of the top three winners of the Mrs World beauty pageant.
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IPOH: Direct flights to Guangzhou in China from Ipoh will start in October, says Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The FBM KLCI closed 6.57 points or 0.4% higher today, led by share gains in Axiata Group Bhd and Digi.Com Bhd.
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KUCHING, May 7 — Sarawak has asked the federal government for an order from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to transfer executive functions over health and education to the state, the state’s Local Gove...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — Bursa Malaysia ended higher amid concerns over the US-China trade tensions, with Digi and Axiata in the limelight over their merger plan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Positive corporate newsflow from Axiata/Telenor’s proposed non-cash merger of their Asia operations under a new entity helped power Bursa Malaysia to a higher close.
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IPOH: The Health Ministry has been carrying out programmes to improve nutrition among orang asli children at Pos Kemar near Gerik since 2010.
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FLOUR miller and poultry farmer Malayan Flour Mills Bhd (MFM) is seeking bids for its prized parcel on Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, which industry experts estimate may fetch about RM108 million.
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WHILE the healthcare sector is generally resilient against a slowing economy — being neither the first to fall nor the last to rise regardless of the external environment — KPJ Healthcare Bhd pres...
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JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived in Borneo island to survey possible locations for a new capital, fast-tracking a plan to move the administrative headquarters out of over-crowded and congested Jakarta.
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FRANKFURT: Late last week, Hyundai announced that the Ioniq electric lineup had received a mid-cycle refresh.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — For the first time in 35 years, a Malaysian has emerged one of the top three winners of the Mrs World beauty pageant.
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SYDNEY: Australia’s second-biggest lender Westpac Banking Corp posted its lowest half-year profit since 2013, as interest income shrank along with the housing market, and costs rose as the bank compensated customers for botched service.
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TO give true meaning to the government’s concept of transparency and accountability, and if we are sincere and determined to develop a nation of public servants genuinely eager to serve and to give ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 ― MIDF Research has maintained its “neutral” call on the Axiata Group Bhd and Telenor ASA mega-merger, as having a sizeable presence in the telecommunications industry would ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Shares in Axiata Group Bhd and DiGI.Com Bhd were the top gainers in early trade today after the groups confirmed yesterday they were in talks for a possible merger.
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AN essential part in most smaller businesses and definitely a must-have for mid-sized or large corporations are printers and copiers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): CIMB IB Research has upgraded Axiata Group Bhd to “Add” at RM4.04 with a higher target price of RM4.80 (from RM4.40) and said Axiata & Telenor may sign a deal to merge their ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research has upgraded Axiata Group from Hold to Add and raised the target price by 9% to RM4.80 following Axiata/Telenor’s proposed non-cash merger of their Asia operations under a new entity (MergedCo).
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PETALING JAYA: Kenanga Research is mildly negative on the news that CB Industrial Product Holding Bhd (CBIP) has received a qualified audit opinion from its external auditors.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The BMW i3s represents the Munich premium automaker's drive to create sustainable luxury for the environmentally conscious.
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A Californian probiotics developer backed by tycoons Li Ka-shing and Bill Gates will launch a dietary product it claims can strengthen infants’ immune system in Hong Kong and Singapore on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Key Asian markets were routed on Monday after US President Donald Trump issued more tariff threats against China but Bursa Malaysia managed to close off its intra-day lows.
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SINGAPORE: The US$9 trillion business of financing global trade needs to go digital, according to southeast Asia’s second-biggest lender.
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Indian online grocery platform BigBasket confirmed it has closed US$150 million in a funding round led by Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund, Alibaba, and UK government-owned CDC Group, Economic Times...
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He is wheelchair-bound and has limited use of his hands but Alexander Gorbunov, the author of hugely popular social media accounts in Russia, has emerged as one of President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was still in the red across the board at mid-afternoon, led by continuous selling in consumer products such as Nestle, which dropped RM1.7...
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SEREMBAN: Gerakan has given the Negri Sembilan Pakatan Harapan government a "just pass" grade for its achievements after having helmed the state for a year.
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SYDNEY: Australia’s second-biggest lender Westpac Banking Corp posted its lowest half-year profit since 2013 on Monday, as interest income shrank along with the housing market, and costs rose as the bank compensated customers for botched service.
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research expects Norwegian telco Telenor Group, which maintains a 49% stake in Digi.com, to have a majority stake in the merger of the Asian operations with Axiata Group Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips fell in early Monday trade, tracking the worried key Asian markets after US President Donald Trump’s threat to hike US tariffs on US$200bil worth of Chinese goods this week and targeted hundreds of billions more.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd, Malakoff Corp Bhd, Dynaciate Group Bhd, PRG Holdings Bhd, Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC) and Milux Corp Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Monday, according to JF Apex Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — A fraud investigation agency found that over one in 20 work applicants in Malaysia try to pass off fake academic qualifications while one in 10 holds credentials from unaccredi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kenanga research is mildly negative on the news that CB Industrial Product Bhd had received a qualified audit opinion from its external auditors.
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SANDAKAN: A group of single mothers, so obsessed to meet Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, declared that her presence has made their day.
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PETALING JAYA: An estimated one in 20 potential hires in Malaysia has fake qualifications while one in 10 has credentials from unaccredited institutions, a corporate fraud investigation agency found.
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MAY 6 — Last November, the Malaysian government introduced the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) alongside its 2019 Budget.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two Asian telco giants — Malaysia-based Axiata Group Bhd and Norwegian Telenor Group — are in talks to merge their operations in Asia.
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government should have a ‘needs-based policy’ to help the poor, especially the B40 group, irrespective of race, said DAP secretary general Lim Guan Eng.
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SANDAKAN: "I don't care if I don't get to speak to her, I just want to see her in person."
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SHAH ALAM, May 5 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said the federal government should formulate aid policies that are based on needs rather than ethnicity even if this may not be popular.
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THERE’S a brief snap – the sound of a hammer hitting a nail: metallic but light.
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MAY 5 — The local coffee shop recently stopped broadcasting football matches in the evenings.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — The rally to defend the “sovereignty of Islam” organised by pro-Islam Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah) today ended much earlier following a heavy downpour.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 4): Ewein Bhd has proposed to undertake a bonus issue of up to 75.4 million free warrants on the basis of one warrant for every four shares held on an entitlement date to be announce...
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PUTRAJAYA: With the Sungai Kim Kim toxic pollution and plastic waste crises grabbing headlines, it’s easy to miss what else the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry (Mestecc) has been doing.
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Sony's latest game for the Playstation 4, is post-apocalyptic shooter Days Gone.