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LETTER | After completing the sixth form at a public school in Petaling Jaya, I took up articleship and qualified as a certified public accountant (CPA) at one of the large international accounting fi...
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Malaysian politicians, like their counterparts across the globe, took to social media to condemn the bombings at several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, which have claimed close to 300 lives.
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Pablo Schreiber of prison drama 'Orange Is The New Black' and heist movie 'Den Of Thieves' is to play Master Chief, the faceless supersoldier central to action game franchise 'Halo'.
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PETALING JAYA: A two-month old baby died on an AirAsia flight en route from Kuala Lumpur to Perth this morning.
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THE Pakatan Harapan government could end up like Lou Bega’s Mambo No. 5, Right Said Fred’s I’m Too Sexy and Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got Back if it doesn’t handle reforms properly.
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 19): Property developer UEM Sunrise Bhd is currently in talks with a potential local partner to jointly-develop a high-rise project on 12.43 hectares of land in Durban, South Africa...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 19): Property developer UEM Sunrise Bhd is currently in talks with a potential local partner to jointly-develop a high-rise project on 12.43 hectares of land in Durban, South Africa...
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Singapore: In a rare retreat for Amazon.com Inc, the e-commerce giant plans to shut down its Chinese marketplace business in July as it shifts its focus to offering mainland consumers overseas products rather than goods from local sellers.
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ALL Malaysians grow up with significant exposure to the popular culture of the United States, and most encounter some British or Australian culture or aspire to higher education in those countries, so...
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Australian electoral authorities say they have for the first time set up a cybersecurity task force and are working with social media companies to tackle misinformation in the run up to general elections on May 18.
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LONDON, April 18 — The euro edged higher for a second straight day today, but gains were tiny before manufacturing survey data that should shed some light on the outlook for the European economy.
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TOKYO, April 18 ― Asian shares slipped today after losses on Wall Street but trade was subdued as investors awaited business surveys in Europe and largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of the long E...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Negative news continued to weigh on investors’ confidence as the FBM KLCI continued to slide below the lowest level since December 2016, with Maybank, Hong Leong Bank and Public Bank bearing the punishment.
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LONDON/SYDNEY: World stocks inched higher after a raft of Chinese data beat expectations on Wednesday and though benchmark bond yields and the Aussie dollar did the same, Europe struggled to join in.
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LONDON, April 17 — The Australian dollar rose to a two-month high today after Chinese economic growth beat forecasts and indicated to some investors that the worst is over for the global economy.
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SYDNEY, April 17 — Asian share markets swung higher today as a raft of Chinese data easily beat expectations in a sign Beijing's policy stimulus may finally be gaining traction in the world's second...
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TOKYO, April 17 — The euro sagged early today following a report that some European Central Bank policymakers have expressed dovish views, with the market awaiting Chinese economic data for further ...
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The tip-off came from the FBI: details of an arrest in the United States, the accused’s social media profiles, and a host of photographs showing young Filipina girls engaged in sex acts.
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LONDON, April 16 — The euro fell today after several European Central Bank policymakers expressed doubt about a projected growth recovery in the second half of the year.
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HONG KONG: China’s insatiable demand for spicy hotpot is placing the founders of a restaurant chain atop one of the world’s fastest-growing fortunes, allowing them to outpace many of the wealthiest families globally.
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TOKYO, April 16 — Major currencies remained confined to well-trodden ranges today, as markets look next to European and Chinese data for more evidence that the worst may be over for the global econo...
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Lynas Malaysia had been warned in 2011 that it risked jeopardising its operations as it had not engaged "meaningfully” with local environmental concerns.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The FBM KLCI rose 0.38% at mid-morning today, partially on positive sentiment following news on the revival of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project as well as in tandem wit...
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SYDNEY, April 15 — Asian shares started on a firm footing today and the US dollar eased as risk appetite was whetted by better-than-expected data from China that helped boost confidence about the he...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fund buying of Public Bank and Hong Leong Bank underpinned the FBM KLCI’s advance in early Monday trade, taking its cue from the firmer key Asian markets.
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Multiple people have been shot outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne, police said on Sunday.
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PETALING JAYA: A former Malaysia Airlines flight attendant was jailed for five years and six months after he pleaded guilty to smuggling heroin on a Melbourne-bound flight last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — A Malaysia Airlines flight attendant was jailed for five years and six months for smuggling heroin into Melbourne in a “clumsily executed” operation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Cycle & Carriage Bintang Bhd (CCB)’s chairman Haslam Grey Preeston has resigned from his position effective April 30.
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A Malaysian man was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail by the Australian courts on Wednesday for attempting to smuggle more than six million cigarettes into the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Eco World International Bhd is buying the remaining 20% it does not own in an Australian joint venture (JV) company with Salcon Bhd for A$4.52 million (approximately RM13.25 m...
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Ecuador has suspended Julian Assange's citizenship and accused him and people connected to his WikiLeaks group of collaborating in attempts to destabilize the Andean nation's government, after years o...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): The FBM KLCI drifted marginally lower in early trade this morning, weighed by losses including at IHH Healthcare Bhd and Hartalega Holdings Bhd, against the backdrop of mixed ...
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SHANGHAI, April 12 — Asian shares were flat and US Treasury yields pulled back today as investor caution prevailed ahead of the release of first-quarter corporate earnings, although stronger US econ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional managed to stage a rebound early Friday to help shore up the FBM KLCI following the selldown the previous day.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Eco World International Bhd, Eastern & Oriental Bhd (E&O), Salcon Bhd, MyNews Holdings Bhd and Ta Win Holdings Bhd to be among the stocks to watch.
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SYDNEY: Analysts have again cut forecasts for Australian economic growth following a deeply disappointing end to last year when weakness in consumption and slumping house prices overwhelmed strength in the labour market.
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AIRTRUNK, a specialist in hyperscale data centres, announced the completion of a new US$333 million (S$450 million; RM1.4 billion) financing to begin expansion across the Asia Pacific with the develop...
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British police dragged Julian Assange out of Ecuadorean embassy in London on Thursday after Ecuador abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum, paving the way for his extradition to the United States for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Based on news flows and corporate announcements, stocks in focus for tomorrow (April 12) may be the following: DRB-Hicom Bhd, Malakoff Corp Bhd, Eco World International Bhd, S...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Eco World International Bhd is buying the remaining 20% it does not own in an Australian joint venture (JV) company with Salcon Bhd for A$4.52 million (approximately RM13.25 m...
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MALAYSIA is growing on Gokhan Ogut, who has travelled the world for work and with his family.
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TWO groups – one supporting and another opposing Lynas’ rare earth processing plants in Malaysia – held peaceful demonstrations on opposite sides of the road in front of Parliament yesterday.
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Is the dream of one global Internet even still alive?
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two groups – one supporting and the other opposing Lynas’ rare earth processing plants in Malaysia – held peaceful demonstrations concurrently in front of Parliament on Wednesday (April 10).
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WASHINGTON, April 10 ― Is the dream of one global internet still alive?
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SYDNEY, April 10 — Shares in Australian gambling giant Crown plunged by almost 10 per cent today after Las Vegas casino group Wynn Resorts abruptly pulled the plug on its takeover offer.
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SYDNEY: Crown Resorts Ltd. shares slumped after Wynn Resorts Ltd. abruptly ended talks to buy the Australian casino operator for A$9.99 billion ($7.12 billion), casting doubt over Crown’s immediate future and raising the prospect other suitors could emerge.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The FBM KLCI retreated in early trade in line with regional markets, as fresh worries of a global economic slowdown weighed on investor sentiment.
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SYDNEY: Shares in Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd tumbled on Wednesday after U.S. casino giant Wynn Resorts Ltd abruptly ended takeover talks overnight.
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SYDNEY: Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to buy Australian billionaire James Packer’s Crown Resorts Ltd for A$9.99 bil (US$7.12 bil) as the Las Vegas casino empire looks for growth in Asia amid a slowdown in the gambling enclave of Macau.
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PETALING JAYA: The wife of an Egyptian who went missing after he was deported from Malaysia last month believes that her husband and three others are victims of forced disappearance.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — An Australian woman joined human rights groups today in condemning the “forced disappearance” of six Egyptians, including her husband, since April after being deported fr...
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LONDON, April 9 — The Australian and Canadian dollars rose today, aided by a surge in oil prices to five-month highs that lifted most commodity-linked currencies.
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SYDNEY: Wynn Resorts Ltd. is in talks to buy Australian billionaire James Packer’s Crown Resorts Ltd. for A$9.99 billion ($7.12 billion) as the Las Vegas casino empire looks for growth in Asia amid a slowdown in the gambling enclave of Macau.
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SYDNEY, April 9 — A major Australian coal mine project near the Great Barrier Reef was controversially approved by the federal government today, days before national elections are expected to be cal...
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Political analyst James Chin has underlined the importance of a clear timetable for the succession plan between Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and PKR president Anwar Ibrahim to mitigate the desta...
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Political analyst James Chin has outlined several key challenges for the Pakatan Harapan government with regard to the coalition remaining in power beyond a single term.
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SYDNEY, April 9 — Australian gambling giant Crown Resorts today confirmed a takeover offer from US gaming group Wynn Resorts, estimated to be worth more than US$7 billion (RM28.67 billion), sending ...
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SYDNEY: Australian casino giant Crown Resorts said on Tuesday it had received an indicative A$10 billion ($7.1 billion) takeover offer from Las Vegas's Wynn Resorts, sending Crown's shares soaring as investors bet on an even higher bid.
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On a small farm on the outskirts of Christchurch in New Zealand, Omar Nabi digs a small hole and sharpens a knife as he prepares to slaughter a sheep as a blessing to his father – a victim of the ma...
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TOKYO, April 9 — Asian shares got off to a subdued start today as investors braced for key events later in the week, including the kick-off of the US earnings season and a crucial Brexit summit, whi...
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TOKYO, April 9 — The US dollar sagged today after weak US economic data while commodity-linked currencies such as the Canadian and Australian dollars drew support from an ongoing surge in crude oil ...
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MELBOURNE: Rare earths miner Lynas Corp said it is considering initial ore processing near its Australian mine as Malaysia stepped up pressure on the company already in the midst of a takeover struggle.
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MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Rare earths miner Lynas Corp said on Monday (April 8) it is considering initial ore processing near its Australian mine, as Malaysia stepped up pressure on the company already in...
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BENGALURU: Australian rare-earths miner Lynas Corp said on Monday that it was considering initial ore processing close to its Australian mine, as Malaysia stepped up pressure on the company in the midst of a takeover struggle.
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MELBOURNE (April 8): Australian rare-earths miner Lynas Corp said on Monday that it was considering initial ore processing close to its Australian mine, as Malaysia stepped up pressure on the company ...
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Australian rare-earths miner Lynas Corp said today that it was considering initial ore processing close to its Australian mine, as regulatory hurdles facing its Malaysian processing plant mount.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Australian rare-earths miner Lynas Corp said today that it was considering initial ore processing close to its Australian mine, as regulatory hurdles facing its Malaysian processing plan...
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Australian rare-earths miner Lynas Corp said on Monday that it was considering initial ore processing close to its Australia mine, as regulatory hurdles facing its Malaysian processing plant mount.
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Not long after Facebook’s password storing issue, Facebook has yet again in the centre of attention after an Australian cybersecurity firm UpGuard found out that 540 million Facebook users’ data w...
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OSLO, April 5 — Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, will streamline its US$300 billion (RM1.2 trillion) fixed-income portfolio by cutting emerging market bonds from the benchmar...
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MCA vice-president Ti Lian Ker has questioned whether Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Fuziah Salleh and Bentong MP Wong Tack will concede to the cabinet's decision to allow Lynas to...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Other companies may be in the running to buy Australian rare-earths processing company Lynas Corp, which may lose the operating licence for its processing plant in Malaysia, th...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 5 — Australian rare earth miner Lynas can continue operating its refinery in Gebeng, Pahang with additional conditions, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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Around two dozen family members of victims and some survivors of the attacks were present in a New Zealand court on Friday where suspected white supremacist Australian Brenton Tarrant was charged with...
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SINGAPORE: Australian thermal coal prices this week registered their biggest weekly fall since the financial market turmoil of a decade ago as demand plunged with the end of winter and amid worries over the strength of the global economy.
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The man accused of carrying out last month’s terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges, reported the Anadolu Agency Thursday, quoting l...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Amid pressure to send its waste home, the local outfit for Australian rare earth miner Lynas today rejected claims that its Pahang operation produced dangerous radioactive re...
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SYDNEY, April 4 — Asian shares paused near an eight-month peak today as investors awaited developments on trade talks between the United States and China, who appear closer to signing a deal, nudgin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Lynas Malaysia today shot back at a special parliamentary caucus committee which has opposed the resumption of its rare earth mining operations in Pahang.
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TOKYO, April 3 — The yen slipped and the Australian dollar rose today as concerns over the US-China tariff war receded further following a Financial Times report that the two sides have resolved mos...
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SHANGHAI, April 3 — Asian shares hovered near seven-month highs early today as global investors paused for breath after the strong rally seen earlier this week, while oil approached the key US$70 (R...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — A special parliamentary caucus committee tasked with monitoring Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s operations said it is shocked by a minister’s announcement that the rare earth pl...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Malaysia is currently studying the Residential Tenancy Act to provide new laws governing the country's housing rental market, said the Housing and Local Government Ministry tod...
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LETTER | Despite all the years of concerns registered, the dilemma involving Australian rare-earth mining firm Lynas continues unresolved till this date.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — To Padang Terap MP Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid, conflicting ministerial statements on dealing with the radioactive waste by Lynas is the clearest evidence that the Pakatan Hara...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Globaltec Formation Bhd has secured a new majority stakeholder in its Australian-listed subsdiary, NuEnergy Gas Ltd, in the form of Saujana E&P Sdn Bhd via a share placement valued at A$38.52mil (RM111.4mil).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Malaysia is currently studying the Residential Tenancy Act to provide new laws governing the country's housing rental market, said the Housing and Local Government Ministry tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Globaltec Formation Bhd has secured an investment of 51% in its Australian-listed subsidiary NuEnergy Gas Ltd from Saujana E&P Sdn Bhd via a new share placement.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In a surprising turn of events, Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof yesterday lambasted his colleague Yeo Bee Yin, who is the energy, science, technology, ...
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TOKYO, April 2 — Asia shares extended their rally today as factory activity surveys from China and the United States boosted investor confidence, triggering the largest one-day sell-off in the US Tr...
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Former BN component party Gerakan has urged the government to come clean on its stance on Lynas' operations in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin (pictured) has written an official letter to her Australian counterpart to collaborate on the t...
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Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10% of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove violent material from their platforms, according to a new law proposed by the Australian government.
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PARLIAMENT | The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry wants to collaborate with the Australian government to ensure waste from Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) is sent to...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin has written an official letter to her Australian counterpart to collaborate on the transfer of ...
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SYDNEY, April 1 — Mining giant Rio Tinto said today its Australian iron ore production has been curtailed by a tropical cyclone that hit last month and it would be unable to fulfill some contracts.
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TOKYO, April 1 — A surprise improvement in Chinese factory activity supported the yuan and Australian dollar today, and provided a broader boost to global investor confidence, helping the dollar gai...
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TOKYO, April 1 — Asian stocks rose today, as signs of progress in US-China trade talks and firmer Wall Street shares supported sentiment, although another defeat for British Prime Minister Theresa M...