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Iceland unveiled a plaque to its Okjokull ice sheet on Sunday, the first of the country's hundreds of glaciers to melt away due to climate change.
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KUANTAN: Except for nominations made by the Pahang Ruler, no person aged 40 and below will be bestowed the Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP), which carries the title Datuk, and other higher awards under stricter conditions which have come into force.
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KUCHING: A total of 1,426.43 acres of forests in Sarawak were destroyed by wildfires from Aug 1 till yesterday, according to the State Disaster Management Committee.
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KUANTAN: The Pahang state government in a statement here today announced a number of reforms regarding the conferment of Pahang state awards and medals, set to take effect on Aug 1.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): The Pahang state government in a statement here Sunday (Aug 18) announced a number of reforms regarding the conferment of Pahang state awards and medals.
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PETALING JAYA: The Air Pollutant Index (API) for most areas in Peninsular Malaysia has remained in the moderate range, though the readings in Sarawak’s Miri and Sri Aman have worsened again.
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KUCHING (Aug 17): After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
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KUCHING: After a respite, the haze worsened today in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak, where very unhealthy air quality was recorded.
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KUCHING: After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
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After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
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KUCHING, Aug 17 — After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
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KUCHING (Bernama): After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
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Firemen and villagers work together to put out a bushfire at Kampung Bahagia Jaya in Sibu.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Nearly 35% of the 30, 075 calls received by Befrienders Kuala Lumpur in 2018 were from those who have suicidal tendencies, says its executive director Kenny Lim.
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SHAH ALAM: Top Glove Corporation Bhd, the world’s largest manufacturer of gloves, expects financial year 2020 (FY2020) revenue growth to be even better than the current financial year.
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KUCHING: Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) yesterday said its personnel are still fighting bush and peat soil fire at eight areas throughout Sarawak.
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KUCHING: A total of 481 bush fires were recorded in Sarawak from Aug 1 until noon today, said the State Fire and Rescue Department in a statement.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Nearly 35% of the total 30,075 calls received by the Befrienders Kuala Lumpur in 2018 were from those who have suicidal tendencies, said its executive director Kenny Lim.
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SHAH ALAM: Top Glove Corporation Bhd, the world's largest manufacturer of gloves, expects financial year 2020 (FY2020) revenue growth to be even better than the current financial year.
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SHAH ALAM (Aug 16): Top Glove Corp Bhd, the world's largest manufacturer of gloves, expects financial year 2020 (FY20) revenue growth to be even better than the current financial year.
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Firefighters hard at work putting out the ongoing bush fires in Kuala Baram.
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NEW YORK, Aug 1 — Apple Inc said on Wednesday it was either directly or indirectly responsible for 2.4 million US jobs, up 20% from the two million the technology company estimated in 2017.
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TEMERLOH (Aug 15): The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will take stern action against errant taxi, e-hailing and private bus drivers who have yet to contribute to the Self-Employment Social Secur...
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FRANKFURT, Aug 1 — The European Central Bank shut down one of its websites today after it was hacked and infected with malicious software.
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TEMERLOH, Aug 15 — The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will take stern action against errant taxi, e-hailing and private bus drivers who have yet to contribute to the Self-Employment Social Sec...
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TEMERLOH: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will take stern action against errant taxi, e-hailing and private bus drivers who have yet to contribute to the Self-Employment Social Security Schem...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah (pictured), founder and group managing director of Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd, has launched a mandatory general offer (MGO) to buy over minority ...
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PETALING JAYA: Unregistered pharmaceutical and cosmetic pro­ducts worth about RM200, 000 were seized during several raids by the health authorities in Perak.
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An Aedes Aegypti mosquito on human skin.
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Firefighters were putting out a peat fire measuring about six hectares near Taman Kopodim in Matang, Kuching on Tuesday.
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KUALA KRAI: The police are looking for a Pakistani national in his 50s who is suspected to have stabbed his ex-wife with a golok (curved dagger) here on Aug 1.
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PUTRAJAYA: A food stall operator in Temerloh, Pahang, was charged at the Magistrate’s Court here today with cheating a woman of RM100,000 by posing as an Istana Negara adviser who supervises the Ist...
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PUTRAJAYA: A food stall operator in Temerloh, Pahang, was charged at the magistrate’s court here today with cheating a woman of RM100,000 by posing as Istana Negara adviser who supervises Istana Neg...
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A food stall operator in Temerloh, Pahang, was charged at the Magistrate’s Court here today with cheating a woman of RM100,000 by posing as Istana Negara adviser who supervises Istana Negeri Sarawak...
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Abdul Aziz fields questions from reporters.
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Smoke from peat soil and forest fire in Kuala Baram moving towards the Senadin – Kuala Baram main road causing limited visibility to road users.
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Smoke from peat soil and forest fire in Kuala Baram moving towards the Senadin – Kuala Baram main road causing limited visibility to road users.
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MIRI: The Air Pollutant Index (API) reading at SK Kuala Baram 2 had breached the hazardous level of 302 at 10am, which was a significant increase from only 153 at 6am today.
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NEW YORK: As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on US consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results this week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is released.
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Goldman Sachs Group said on Sunday that fears of the US-China trade war leading to a recession are increasing and that it no longer expects a trade deal between the world’s two largest economies bef...
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PETALING JAYA: The Air Pollutant Index (API) readings in Miri, Sarawak and in Klang, Selangor have slightly increased as the air quality remains in the hazardous and unhealthy levels.
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File photo showing thick smoke billowing from a land lot in Kuala Baram, Miri recently.
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A door knob wrapped with grass is believed to have been the cause of the fire.
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Malaysia has reintroduced an amnesty scheme to get millions of illegal foreign workers in the country to voluntarily leave, but critics say the move does not tackle the root causes of the problem.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9): TH Plantations, in which Lembaga Tabung Haji holds a 73.84% stake, has suspended its chief financial officer (CFO) Mohamed Azman Shah Ishak today until further notice.
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KUALA LUMPUR: As the the hot and dry weather has led to lower water levels at rivers and dams in several southern states, members of the public have been urged to use water sparingly especially during...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9): The haze which has led to moderate air quality readings in several places in Malaysia, is expected to clear after mid-September. According to Meteorological Department deputy dir...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The haze which has led to moderate air quality readings in several places in Malaysia is only expected to clear after mid-September. According to Meteorological Department deputy directo...
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BATU PAHAT: They were secondary school students who stole motorcycles in the Yong Peng and Ayer Hitam areas but police managed to cripple the “Geng Cilik Ijan” by arresting the 18 boys and a 37-ye...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The haze which has led to moderate air quality readings in several places in Malaysia, is expected to clear after mid-September. According to Meteorological Department deputy director-g...
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BUTTERWORTH: Police have dismissed a news portal report yesterday which claimed that policemen are protecting drug pushers who are operating openly in Kampung Ujung Batu here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A woman has lost a total of RM100,000 in a scam, all because she was interested in purchasing “assets” worth RM1.8 million supposedly from the Sarawak Palace.
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KUALA LUMPUR - He had seemingly stumbled into the mother-lode: a house whose owner was abroad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): The Energy Commission has appointed Abdul Razib Dawood as its new chief executive officer effective Aug 1, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Khee San Bhd (KSB) alleged today that Bank of China (M) Bhd (BOC) had committed breach of conduct after the lender took legal action against the candy manufacturer and its wholly...
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah: The family of a Malaysian student who died by suicide has filed a lawsuit against Utah State University (USU), accusing the American varsity of failing to address the bullying s...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says the recent appointment of a new vice-chancellor for Universiti Malaysia Sabah shows Putrajaya still has a tendency to implement policies affecting...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 7): Could Federal Court Justice Tan Sri Azahar Mohamed, who is doing the job as Chief Judge of Malaya, be confirmed to take the post tomorrow?
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The family of late Jerusha Sanjeevi (photo) is suing American Utah State University (USU) for damages, alleging the university’s psychology department did not adequately address her complaints of bu...
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Bomba personnel and Naim’s volunteers getting their equipment ready before carrying out firefighting at Kuala Baram earlier today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Asia Media Group’s ousted non-executive director Paul Jong Jun Hian claims his signature was forged on a directors’ circular resolutions (DCR). In one of the four separate fi...
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On July 19, Asia Media Group Bhd announced that its annual audited financial statements together with the auditors’ and directors’ reports for its financial year ended Dec 31, 2018, were still not...
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Investors will be keeping a close watch this week on US-China trade tensions, which escalated last week after US President Donald Trump said via series of tweets on Aug 1 that he is imposing another r...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): RHB Retail Research said Pecca Group’s buying momentum may have returned after it rose above the 21-day SMA line.
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Supt. Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah – Bernama file photo MIRI: A nurse and an operations manager here suffered RM9,060 and RM600 losses respectively after they fell victim to a loan scam between Aug ...
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Supt. Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah – Bernama file photo MIRI: A nurse and an operations manager here suffered RM9,060 and RM600 losses respectively after they fell victim to a loan scam between Aug ...
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(Seated, from right) Dayang Normaliza and Dr Ngian join others in a group photo at the exhibition area of Star Mega Mall Sibu.
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Amid tense discourse over the introduction of khat for the Bahasa Melayu primary school syllabus, a group of Chinese association leaders have reportedly suggested that all schools learn about the cal...
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KUANTAN: In an attempt to secure an RM5,000 loan, a 33-year-old housewife was conned into paying RM8,360. The victim was apparently tricked by a non-existent money lending company on social media on ...
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Two major Chinese education association have slammed selected media outlets including Sin Chew Daily and Utusan Malaysia for reporting that they intended to hold a rally over the khat issue.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 35 bank accounts were frozen in addition to RM4 million cash and properties seized in raids on a network of illegal money services business (MSB) operators around the Klang Va...
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A total of 35 bank accounts were frozen in addition to RM4 million cash and properties seized in raids on a network of illegal money services business (MSB) operators around the Klang Valley and Penan...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 35 bank accounts were frozen and RM4 million in cash and properties seized in raids on a network of illegal money services business (MSB) operators in the Klang Valley and Pen...
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Koo (left) hands over the duties to Kamaruddin, witnessed by Stanley.
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Elvis (left) hands over the instrument of office to Cerisologo, while Galong (centre) and others witness.
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The rusty hand grenade. Police are unable to ascertain when it was made.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian police found an incomplete Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at a house in an upmarket residential area located at the fringe of Kuala Lumpur on T...
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GOMBAK - A video clip showing a man, believed to be in his 30s, beating to death two puppies kept in a plastic bag on Tuesday (Aug 1) has caused a storm of fury among Malaysians.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 1): The Penang State Government has not given up its bid to acquire a piece of land and two gowdowns in Victoria Street here despite the court's decision to revert the land to its for...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - With Indonesia battling forests fires in Riau, Malaysians are bracing for a spell of haze and smog.
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An incomplete Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found in a house in Bukit Damansara on Thursday (Aug 1) night.
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OVERALL performance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia is on track to achieve the target of 41% to GDP by 2020 as envisaged under the Dasar Keusahawanan Nasional 2030 (DKN 2030) recent...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 1): The Government intends to restore the role of Kota Bharu Teacher's College (KBTC), now known as Kota Bharu Teacher Education Institution (IPG), as a place that will train teachers n...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 1): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he was not involved in the seating arrangement of his predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak during the Installation of the 16th Yang di-...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 1): The Penang State Government has not given up its bid to acquire a piece of land and two gowdowns in Victoria Street here despite the court's decision to revert the land to its for...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 1): The seat for former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Installation of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Tuesday had been determined and not moved at the last minute a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has incorporated two wholly-owned subsidiaries, TNB Power Generation Sdn Bhd (GenCo) and TNB Retail Sdn Bhd (RetailCo), to facilitate its proposed inter...
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OVERALL performance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia is on track to achieve the target of 41% to GDP by 2020 as envisaged under the Dasar Keusahawanan Nasional 2030 (DKN 2030) recent...
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CELCOM Axiata Bhd on Aug 1 announced its latest high-speed fibre internet service offering, on top of its existing fixed wireless network service, across Malaysian homes.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 1): The Penang Government will request the Federal Government for an RM10 billion allocation to fund the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) project, said chief minister Chow Kon Yeow today.
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BUKIT KAYU HITAM (Aug 1): The Kedah Royal Malaysian Customs Department needs more sophisticated and new types of equipment including drones to monitor and control the borders in order to prevent any a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): A witness told the High Court here today that he had never seen the receipt allegedly issued by Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor for the RM2 million payment made by Aset Kay...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 1): The Penang State Government is expecting 10,073 jobs to be created through foreign direct investments (FDIs) received within the first quarter of this year (Q1 2019).
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WASHINGTON, Aug 1 — America’s manufacturing slowdown worsened last month as weaker demand sent activity to its lowest level in nearly three years, according to a survey released today.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 1 — The US Senate today will try to complete a months-long effort by lawmakers and the Trump administration to set spending levels for the next two years for the military and numerou...
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 1 — Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos sold shares worth US$1.8 billion (RM7.5 billion) in the last three days of July, reducing the value of his stake in the world’s third most ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Friday (Aug 2) may include: Magni-Tech Industries Bhd, Tashin Holdings Bhd, Datasonic Group Bhd, Bursa Ma...
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BRUSSELS, Aug 1 — European governments widened their search for a new head of the International Monetary Fund, extending a deadline to 1800 GMT today so that Britain can put forward a candidate.
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NEW YORK, Aug 1 — US stocks bounced back today, helped by technology shares as focus shifted to corporate earnings after a cautious message from the Federal Reserve on interest rates drove some of t...