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SINGAPORE - The air quality in Singapore has remained good and has not been affected by what has been described as an "air pollution incident" which resulted in the closure of schools in the Taman Maw...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Malaysia needs to raise productivity in order for the economy to reach high-income status in the next decade, said Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Mon...
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JOHOR BAHRU: Three schools and two kindergartens in the Johor town of Pasir Gudang will be closed for two days from Sunday (Jun 23), as authorities monitor a suspected case of air pollution in the are...
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Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people.
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BANGKOK, June 21 — Three Thai policemen approached Vietnamese refugee Nguyen Van Chung at his home in Bangkok in January and asked him whether he was in touch with another Vietnamese man, Truong Duy...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 29 people in the Johor town of Pasir Gudang have been treated in hospital after suffering breathing difficulties, said the health ministry on Friday (Jun 21).
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Malaysia has joined the likes of Thailand in exporting whole durian to China starting from June 2019.
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JOHOR BARU, June 21 — Authorities will investigate if liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fumes has made 15 students sick in Pasir Gudang, despite tests showing normal air quality, a state executive counc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police are still trying to determine the authenticity of a sex video that allegedly involved Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali, said Deputy Inspector-General of Police Mazla...
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Deputy IGP Mazlan Mansor says the police will do all that's necessary tocomplete their investigation into the spread of a sex video featuring a manresembling a cabinet minister.Authorities say they a...
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In 2006, Mongolian national Altantuya Shariibuu was shot twice and her remains blown up with explosives in a jungle in Shah Alam.
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A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture yesterday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian Islamic State (IS) militant, who was among three detained last month, was responsible for smuggling an Indonesian family of four, identified as the attackers of a church in Jolo, southern Philippines.
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SEREMBAN - Authorities are investigating a claim by a social media user that residents at an old folk's home here have been mistreated and manhandled over the past two years.
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KOTA BARU (Bernama): The Kelantan state assembly expressed its condolences to the family of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi over his death during trial on Monday (June 17).
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SEREMBAN: Authorities are investigating a claim by a social media user that residents at an old folk's home here have been mistreated and manhandled over the past two years.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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AMSTERDAM: International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 said yesterday they would present their latest findings next week, nearly five years afte...
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AMSTERDAM (June 14): International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 said on Friday that they would present their latest findings next week, nearly f...
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AMSTERDAM, June 14 — International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 said today they would present their latest findings next week, nearly five yea...
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BANGKOK (ANN): Police suspect a group of 65 Rohingya and five Myanmar men may have been trafficked from Bangladesh where over a million of them are being sheltered, after a Thai captain admitted that he was paid to take them across the Andaman Sea to Southeast Asia.
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SINGAPORE, June 12 — Authorities here have issued a recall of bottled mineral water imported from Malaysia after it was found to contain a common environmental bacterium that is found in faeces, soi...
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China launched a new campaign to clean up its Internet, state media said, amid a fresh wave of apparent censorship by Beijing blocking more foreign media websites and shutting down domestic accounts on social media.
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Stricken villagers from Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan where 14 Orang Asli have died, have a steady supply of essential food items, clean water and medical supplies.
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PETALING JAYA: Singer Zarith Sofia Yasin, who revealed herself to be the person who had kept a sun bear cub in her condominium in Desa Pandan, Kuala Lumpur, says she had no intention of keeping it as a pet.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 27-year-old woman was arrested on Friday (Jun 7) for allegedly keeping a sun bear in her condominium unit in Desa Pandan, Kuala Lumpur.
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GEORGE TOWN: Authorities in Penang say they are at a loss over reports claiming that higher-than-normal levels of metals have been detected in the state’s northeastern waters, with an environmental ...
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My wife met a Christian woman recently and learned that she works as a maid a few days a week at the house of a Muslim family.
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Prior to being arrested for planning assassinations and suicide bomb attacks, two Malaysians were suspected to have produced home-made explosives and were even able to test them out.
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IPOH: Malaysian authorities have arrested a family of three who are suspected to be masterminds behind a human-trafficking syndicate, which has been smuggling Indian nationals into Europe via Thailan...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Two militant expert bomb makers arrested in Kedah recently have managed to conduct tests on their home-made explosives as authorities continue to search fo...
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PETALING JAYA: The two militant expert bomb makers arrested in Kuala Muda, Kedah, have managed to conduct tests on their home-made explosives as authorities continue to search for their stash.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday (May 23) as part of a widening probe into a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday (May 23) to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MD...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MD...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Penang will be the only state in Malaysia with all its Local Authorities (PBTs) elevated to city council status.
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KOTA KINABALU: Authorities in Sabah have foiled an attempt to smuggle 220 crocodiles from Indonesia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Two hundred and twelve of the 306 handbags seized from a condominium linked to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak last year are Hermès and worth about RM47 million,...
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SHANGHAI (May 17): The death toll in the collapse of a Shanghai commercial building that was undergoing renovation rose to 10 overnight after three more victims were added to the grim tally, the city ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Malaysia has detained three men on suspicion of supporting the Islamic State militant group and planning attacks in Indonesia and Malaysia, police said on Thursday.
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The Singapore Red Cross said May 16 its website had been hacked and the personal data of more than 4,000 potential blood donors compromised in the latest cyberattack on the city-state.
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FRANKFURT, May 16 — Frankfurt public prosecutors said they led a nationwide raid on eight homes and six asset managers yesterday as part of an investigation into wealthy individuals suspected of tax...
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Authorities in China have blocked Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s owner said on Wednesday.
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SEREMBAN: Authorities have uncovered illegal pig farming activities being carried out in parts of Port Dickson.
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HONG KONG: A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the blaze, whose cause was not immed...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian government has again come under criticism from rights activists after returning a woman wanted by authorities in Thailand over her anti-monarchy views, the latest in a ser...
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Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst un...
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Singapore’s parliament on May 8 passed laws to combat “fake news” that will allow authorities to order the removal of online content despite fierce criticism from tech giants and rights groups.
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A car in Cloppenburg fitted with the hourglass.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The Prime Minister's Office has denied claims that controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been rewarded by the Malaysian government with a piece of land and a slot on M...
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SINGAPORE: Law enforcement officials from the US, Malaysia and Singapore are meeting near Kuala Lumpur this week to coordinate their legal approaches toward Goldman Sachs Group over its work in raisin...
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SINGAPORE: Law enforcement officials from the U.S., Malaysia and Singapore are meeting near Kuala Lumpur this week to coordinate their legal approaches toward Goldman Sachs Group Inc. over its work raising money for scandal-plagued state fund 1MDB, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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SINGAPORE (May 7): Law enforcement officials from the US, Malaysia and Singapore are meeting near Kuala Lumpur this week to coordinate their legal approaches toward Goldman Sachs Group Inc over its wo...
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NEW YORK: A former Goldman Sachs banker pleaded not guilty Monday in New York to bribery and other charges in the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal after being extradited from Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former Goldman Sachs banker has been extradited from Malaysia to the United States to face charges linked to the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal, Malaysia said Monday.
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GEORGE TOWN: Seventeen students are believed to be injured following what is said to be a chemical leak at a secondary school in Bayan Lepas, with 70 others feared to be affected by the vapours.
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SINGAPORE, May 5 ― Singapore has attracted high-tech manufacturers with incentives and a well-educated workforce but growing demands for highly skilled labour and government moves to curb numbers of...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he hopes the Malaysian government will be able to receive a total of US$7 billion (RM28 billion) of 1Malaysia Development Berh...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — United States authorities are working towards returning around US$200 million (RM828.4 million) of funds that was said to have been misappropriated from the scandal-plagued fun...
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SINGAPORE (May 3): Singaporean authorities are preparing to return about S$35 million (US$26 million) surrendered by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng and his family in connection with th...
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SINGAPORE: Singaporean authorities are preparing to return about S$35 million (US$26 million) surrendered by former Goldman Sachs Group banker Roger Ng and his family in connection with the 1MDB scand...
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SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Singaporean authorities are preparing to return about S$35 million surrendered by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng and his family in connection with the 1MDB scan...
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Six months after Chinese capital passes by-law on safety standards, one million unapproved machines remain unregistered.
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KUCHING, May 2 — A US$1.7 million (RM7 million) diamond jewellery set, allegedly bought for the mother of fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, will be handed over to the US government, US pros...
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A foreign mastermind may have planned the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday bombings, President Maithripala Sirisena told Sky News.
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SEREMBAN (April 30): Malaysia on Wednesday torched nearly four tonnes of elephant tusks and ivory products as part of an effort to stop smugglers using the country as a conduit to China and elsewhere ...
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Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed in uniform, as the archbishop of Colombo complaine...
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IPOH, April 29 — Authorities should stop its investigation on an academic forum on the Rome Statute held at the Universiti Malaya last Saturday, DAP leaders have said.
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Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Islamist militants.
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SINGAPORE: Singaporeans’ deep-seated desire for home ownership has seen them snap up the biggest share of residential properties versus foreigners in a decade.
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The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe house two days ago, police sources and a relative of...
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Churches across Sri Lanka suspended Sunday mass as security concerns remained high a week after suicide bombers killed over 250 in churches and hotels across the island nation.
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Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels, while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded dur...
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HATE, intimidation, abuse, domestic violence, body shaming, racist chants, peer pressure, religious coercion, disrespectful remarks from bosses, sexual harassment and indifference.
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Muslims in Sri Lanka were urged to pray at home on Friday and not attend mosques or churches after the State Intelligence Services warned of possible car bomb attacks, amid fears of retaliatory violen...
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TOKYO, April 24 — Nissan issued a profit warning today, deepening the woes of the Japanese car giant as it seeks to recover from the shock of former boss Carlos Ghosn’s arrest.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police maintain that the Special Branch was not involved in the disappearance of Perlis activist Amri Che Mat, despite the conclusion of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia’s (Suha...
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TOKYO, April 24 — Nissan issued a profit warning today, deepening the woes of the Japanese car giant as it seeks to recover from the shock of former boss Carlos Ghosn's arrest.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) will adopt a standard operating procedure (SOP) to address toxicological pollution.
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BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s grand Belt and Road Initiative is getting a makeover to tone down government rhetoric and tighten oversight, after allegations of corruption and a lack of sustainability dogged some of its highest-profile projects.
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PETALING JAYA, April 23 — Authorities must state the actions they are taking in response to a reported 1,000 electoral offences in seven by-elections by Bersih 2.0 since GE14, the group said today.
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Colombo (AFP): Before being named prime suspects in Sri Lanka’s Easter suicide bomb attacks, National Thowheeth Jama’ath’s (NTJ) main claim to fame was being linked to vandalising of Buddhist statues.
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Several air strikes and explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli overnight, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally recogn...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Datuk Zamri Man will be removed as Ipoh mayor for going absent without leave (AWOL), according to a report by The Star Online.
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JOHOR BARU, April 20 — Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar has today ordered the authorities to increase and tighten their patrols along Johor’s waters to curb illegal disposals of oil waste activ...
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IPOH: Datuk Zamri Man will be removed as Ipoh mayor for going absent without leave (AWOL).
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US intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese technology company in the ...
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KOTA TINGGI: The oil spill that was spotted in waters near Batu Layar and Tanjung Balau here last Wednesday (April 17) is believed to have been washed out to open waters after a clean-up team failed to find it Friday (April 19).
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Authorities suspect foreign tankers discharged marine fuel oil that resulted in the oil spill detected off Kota Tinggi yesterday.
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BEIJING, April 18 — China’s Tencent has won a key approval to start selling the Nintendo Switch in the country, paving the way for the console to enter the world’s largest video games market two...
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China’s Tencent has won a key approval to start selling the Nintendo Switch in the country, paving the way for the console to enter the world’s largest videogames market two years after it was first released worldwide.
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Authorities in several US states are warning about an alleged scam in which people visit senior-living communities and low-income neighbourhoods, offering to perform DNA tests and collecting information from people in government health programmes.
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Authorities in Iraq are currently contemplating banning popular shooters like Fortnite in a bid to curb fears of violence in younger players.
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Myanmar began releasing more than 9,000 prisoners from jails on Wednesday after the president announced an amnesty on the first day of the traditional New Year.
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PETALING JAYA: The Ibrahim International Business District (IIBD) is located within the Southern Johor Economic Region and Daerah Sentral of Johor Baru, covering approximately 250 acres (101has) with ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Authorities have arrested two suspected poachers from Vietnam and seized body parts from tigers and bears, as a crackdown on wildlife trafficking continues.
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Nearly 100 academics worldwide have expressed concern over Singapore’s proposed law against “fake news”, warning it could threaten academic freedom and hurt the city-state’s ambition to become a global education hub.
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TOKYO, April 11 — The wife of ousted Nissan Motor Co Ltd boss Carlos Ghosn was questioned by prosecutors at Tokyo District Court today, Kyodo News reported, a week after her husband was arrested for...
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TOKYO, April 11 — The wife of ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn arrived at Tokyo District Court, Kyodo News reported today, where she is expected to be questioned by prosecutors.
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PETALING JAYA: Myanmar is now the biggest producer of methamphetamine in the world, much of which ends up in neighbouring places such as Malaysia, according to an investigative report by Al Jazeera on...