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Topic: Aug 13

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Genting Malaysia Bhd has come out to defend its purchase of a 35% stake (fully diluted) in Empire Resorts Inc, a financially troubled US casino, from Kien Huat Realty III Ltd, which is left with an es...
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COPENHAGEN: The man running Carlsberg A/S says he won’t be “seduced” by negative interest rates as others take advantage of historically cheap credit to pay for expansion.
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IPOH (Bernama): The government is confident in the professionalism of Malaysian pathologists in handling any case, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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Almost a year after being slapped with four charges of having used his positions to obtain gratification totalling RM2.3 billion in 1MDB funds and 21 counts of money laundering involving the same mone...
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SEREMBAN: Police will carry out a post-mortem on the search and rescue (SAR) operation for Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin after all investigations into the case were completed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): Almost a year after being slapped with four charges of having used his positions to obtain gratification totalling RM2.3 billion in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds and 21...
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SEREMBAN: Police are to carry out a post-mortem on the search and rescue operation for Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin after all investigations into the case are completed.
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SEREMBAN, Aug 18 — Police will carry out a post-mortem on the search and rescue (SAR) operation for Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin after all investigations into the case were completed.
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): Police will carry out a post-mortem on the search and rescue (SAR) operation for Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin after all investigations into the case were completed.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Almost a year after being slapped with four charges of having used his positions to obtain gratification totalling RM2.3 billion in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds and 21 counts o...
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The foreign selling of Malaysian equities is likely to persist in the near term, amidst the weak sentiment driven by the external market.
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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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It was supposed to be a routine expedition off Mersing, one that some of the members of the kayaking group had gone on before.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik will be called up by Bukit Aman again on Monday (Aug 19) to resume the recording of his statement following his recent racially charged comments.
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Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran has refused to apologise to preacher Dr Zakir Naik, despite a legal notice urging him to do so over allegedly defamatory remarks.
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): The family of Nora Anne Quoirin has claimed the Irish teenager's body from the Tuanku Ja'afar Hospital here.
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KUCHING: Four police personnel in Sarawak have been arrested for allegedly abusing drugs since the launch of ‘Ops Blue Devil’ on Tuesday (Aug 13).
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The body of Singaporean kayaker Josephine Puah Geok Tin, 57, was transported by undertakers back to Singapore on Friday (Aug 16), accompanied by her younger son Louis Pang and five relatives.
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SEREMBAN: The family of Nora Anne Quoirin has expressed gratitude to the Malaysian authorities for conducting the search for her but they say they hope to get answers to many unanswered questions.
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A suspect has been detained by police to assist in its probe over a tweet alleging that an Orang Asli had raped and murdered teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, whose body was found in a stream in Pantai Hill...
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Preacher Zakir Naik has given Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran (photo, above) 48 hours to apologise for making allegedly defamatory remarks against the former.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik is demanding an apology from M. Kulasegaran over the Human Resources Minister's statements on him in a press release.
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SEREMBAN: The family of Irish national Nora Anne Quoirin is making plans to bring her remains back to the United Kingdom.
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Dev Kumar KUCHING: Four police personnel in Sarawak have been arrested for allegedly abusing drugs since the launch of ‘Ops Blue Devil’ on Aug 13.
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SEREMBAN: A suspect has been detained by police to assist in its probe over a tweet alleging that an Orang Asli had raped and murdered teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, whose body was found in a stream in Pantai Hills near here Tuesday (Aug 13).
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): France has expressed gratitude to Malaysia for the relentless efforts taken by the country's authorities to locate Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin who went missing during a holiday in Malaysia.
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is scheduled to meet with the family of Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin at 10.30am on Friday (Aug 16).
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On Aug 13, Facebook opened Spark AR, a tool that lets Instagrammers create their own AR-powered effects, to the world as a public beta.
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SIBU: Transport Minister Anthony Loke and his subordinates need to answer for the runway light failure that happened at Sibu airport on Tuesday (Aug 13), says Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing.
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KOTA BARU: A 62-year-old woman and her two sons were among seven suspects detained to facilitate investigations into drug trafficking cases in three separate raids on Aug 13 and 14.
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KOTA BARU (Bernama): A senior citizen and her two sons were among seven suspects detained to facilitate investigations into drug trafficking cases in three separate raids on Aug 13 and 14.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang MCA has called on Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow to make a stand after Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad labelled Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as "racist".
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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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Microsoft Corp said on Aug 14 it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its users with the help of employees and contractors.
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File photo showing samples of homemade rifles.
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File photo for illustration purposes KUCHING: More than 80 police officers in Sarawak are on a ‘target list’ for drug abuse, said Deputy Police Commissioner Dato’ Dev Kumar M. M. Sree.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Mega First Corp Bhd today announced that two of its units have called off a mixed development project located in Kinta, Perak in joint venture with Menteri Besar Incorporated (P...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, have expressed their condolences to the family of Nora Anne Quoirin.
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SEREMBAN: The autopsy conducted on the remains of Nora Anne Quoirin is one of the longest carried out at the Tuanku Ja'afar Hospital (TJH) near here.
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PETALING JAYA: Cypark Resources Bhd has won a RM12.53mil contract from the government to construct a road connecting to a Negri Sembilan-based sanitary landfill.
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BUTTERWORTH: The Department of Malaysian Quarantine and In­­spection Services (Maqis) has seized powdered egg yolk brought illegally into the country from India at Dermaga Air Dalam (DAD) here.
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Matt Salinger announced that works by his tech-adverse father will finally be released digitally as e-books, nearly ten years after his death.
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A user on the gaming forum ResetEra spotted an FCC filing made by Nintendo indicating that the company is planning to launch a Switch-compatible SNES gaming controller.
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SEREMBAN: The family of Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin has appealed to all parties to stop speculating on the cause of her death.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd says it expects no material financial or operational impact from the arbitration that George Kent (Malaysia) Bhd has initiated, over a dispute betwe...
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PETALING JAYA: A 21-year-old housewife managed to fend off two robbers, thanks to the timely intervention of two policemen.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Mega First Corp Bhd today announced that two of its units have called off a mixed development project located in Kinta, Perak in joint venture with Menteri Besar Incorporated (P...
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SEREMBAN: The findings of a postmortem on Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, whose remains were found in a ravine in Pantai Hills near here, will be announced on Thursday (Aug 15), say police.
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Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they continue to fail to meet standards.
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Twitter users will be able to follow a small number of interests by the end of the year in the same way they follow people, the company said on Aug 13.
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JOHOR BARU: A telecommunication tower at Felda Sungai Sayong was destroyed in a fire on Tuesday (Aug 13).
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PUTRAJAYA: Umno and Barisan Nasional have filed a suit against three of its former lawmakers who have since defected to Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia, citing breach of trust, breach of contract, unjust enrichment and legitimate expectations.
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JOHOR BARU - Water levels at several treatment plants in Johor have fallen because of the ongoing dry spell and high temperatures and two are close critical thresholds, a state official said.
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JOHOR BARU: The authorities have found a body approximately five nautical miles off Kuala Kemaman in Terengganu, which they believe is that of one of the two Singaporeans who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters near Mersing in Johor last week.
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SEREMBAN: The findings of the post-mortem conducted on the remains of 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin will be announced at 8pm on Wednesday (Aug 14).
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JOHOR BARU: The ongoing dry spell and heat wave have affected the water levels of several treatment plants in Johor, with at least two close to reaching their critical points.
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PETALING JAYA: The police are investigating Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam over allegations he made about the Bandar Baru Bangi fatal road rage incident.
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SEREMBAN: The team of trekkers who spotted the remains of 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin on Tuesday (Aug 13) stayed approximately 20m away from her until the police arrived, says group representative Kenny Lim.
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Snap Inc unveiled the third – and most expensive – iteration of the company’s video-recording sunglasses on Aug 13.
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US Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons said Aug 13 the agency is interested in hearing complaints alleging that Amazon.com Inc is punishing merchants that offer lower prices on other e-commerce websites.
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SEREMBAN: The owners and staff of The Dusun resort have expressed their condolences to the family of 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin.
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The situation in Kuala Baram as seen from the air shows smoke continue to steadily rise due to ongoing fires.
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PUTRAJAYA: Officials from the Welfare Department are on standby to provide counselling services to the family of Nora Anne Quoirin, who was found dead after having gone missing for nearly 10 days.
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JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested a 31-year-old man believed to be responsible for at least three separate snatch thefts around Kluang over the past few months.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The air quality in Miri, Sarawak continues to be at hazardous levels as at noon Wednesday (Aug 14).
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PETALING JAYA: The death of 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin is a very unfortunate incident, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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SINGAPORE: The body of Irish teenager Nora Quoirin was found on Tuesday (Aug 13), 10 days after she went missing from the resort where her family was staying while on holiday in Malaysia.
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SEPANG, Malaysia - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad dreams of a space port where Malaysians can fly to London in three hours in the future as the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) turns 21 years old T...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is looking forward to bolstering and expanding cooperation with its Malaysian counterparts - the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) and the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) - to ensure territorial maritime stability, security and prosperity.
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Bomba personnel brings the body up a jetty to be handed over to the police.
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SEREMBAN: The family of Nora Anne Quoirin, whose body was found in a ravine in Pantai Hills, will only decide their next course of action after the postmortem.SEREMBAN: The family of Nora Anne Quoirin, whose body was found in a ravine in Pantai Hills, will only decide their next course of action after the postmortem.
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SEREMBAN: The family of Nora Anne Quoirin, whose body was found in a ravine in Pantai Hills, has appointed lawyer Sankara N. Nair to represent them.SEREMBAN: The family of Nora Anne Quoirin, whose body was found in a ravine in Pantai Hills, has appointed lawyer Sankara N. Nair to represent them.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP is partly to be blamed for causing Chinese education group Dong Zong to be labelled as racist, says MCA Youth.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is warning the public to be extra cautious when approached by individuals claiming to offer projects on its behalf.KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is warning the public to be extra cautious when approached by individuals claiming to offer projects on its behalf.
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The suspect (third right) was arrested by the police at his house last night.
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng and Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin have kept mum over the outcome of a party powwow on Lynas Tuesday night (Aug 13).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Following is the chronology of events relating to the disappearance of Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, 15, from a resort in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan:
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SEREMBAN (Aug 13): The body of a fair-skinned woman found near The Dusun resort in Pantai today has been confirmed to be that of Nora Anne Quoirin, 15, who was reported missing on Aug 4.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): The implementation of Civic Education in schools beginning in June this year will focus on four core values of love, happiness, respect and responsibility.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Malaysian businesses should upskill existing employees and adopt artificial intelligence (AI) and technology to enhance the companies’ values, rather than just focusing on the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Based on corporate announcements and newsflow today, stocks in focus on Wednesday (Aug 14) might be as follows: George Kent (M) Bhd, Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB), Axis RE...
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SEPANG (Aug 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the 21st anniversary celebration of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) today said  that he is proud of the airport, just as proud...
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SEPANG (Aug 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir said it is up to the police to decide whether the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, Dong Zong, should be banned or not.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak still has to pay his income tax for the assessment years from 2011 to 2017 totalling RM1.69 billion even if has filed an appeal to the Inland Revenue ...
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SEPANG (Aug 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today it was not him who approved DreamEDGE Sdn Bhd to be the anchor company to drive the third national car project.
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NEW YORK, Aug 13 — Today, a user on the gaming forum ResetEra spotted an FCC filing made by Nintendo indicating that the company is planning to launch a Switch-compatible SNES gaming controller.
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NEW YORK, Aug 13 — Instead of requiring Android users to log in to services within the Chrome web app with a password, Google has launched the option for users to identify themselves via biometric a...
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 13 — Microsoft has halted development of an ambitious update to Minecraft, throwing in the towel after concluding it was technically too complicated, according to a blog post by t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Following is the chronology of events relating to the disappearance of Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, 15, from a resort in Seremban, Negri Sembilan:
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd and its wholly-owned PBJV Sdn Bhd have received legal notices from a client, demanding RM85.20 million from them over what the client claims to be...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) denies it has issued a letter of approval for the construction of 25 telecommunication tower structures and related...
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PARIS, Aug 13 — Global stock markets rallied today and oil prices surged in a wave of relief after US President Donald Trump delayed tariffs on electronic goods from China, giving investors hope for...
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BEIJING, Aug 13 — Senior Chinese and US trade officials spoke by telephone today as the Chinese side lodged solemn representation on additional tariffs on Chinese goods scheduled to start next month...
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NEW YORK, Aug 13 — The US dollar took off this morning, clobbering the Japanese yen, after the Trump administration said it would delay 10 per cent tariffs on some Chinese products scheduled to begi...
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TELUK INTAN, Aug 13 — A World War II-era bomb was found in Jalan Changkat Jong here yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) denies that it had issued a letter of approval for the construction of 25 telecommunication towers and related wo...
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SIBU: Sibu Airport was closed on Tuesday (Aug 13) evening for nearly an hour from 7pm due to malfunctioning runway lights, with a total of 12 inbound and outbound flights affected.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 13 — The full report of the forensic investigation into the incident where a lift plunged at the Kampung Kerinchi People’s Housing project (PPR) in Kuala Lumpur will be submitted on...
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SINGAPORE, Aug 13 — The kayak of two missing Singaporean kayakers has been found along with their belongings, about 160km from where they set off, the son of one of the pair said in an Instagram pos...
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 13 — Police have received a report on an altercation involving three men at the Second Link Expressway, Gelang Patah, near here, a video recording of which has gone viral on Facebook...