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Seven Labour lawmakers quit on Monday over leader Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Britain’s main opposition party had been “hijacked by the machine politi...
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LONDON, Feb 18 — Britain's blue-chip index inched lower and off its four-month high, as a weaker dollar weighed on exporter stocks while consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser jumped after forecast-...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Europe, the world's second-biggest buyer of palm oil, is set to miss a 2020 target backed by about 10 countries, as well as big companies, to use 100-per cent sustainable supp...
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LONDON, Feb 18 — Britain is to set out plans to overhaul its recycling system today, including making plastic packaging producers pay the full cost of dealing with their waste and introducing a depo...
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Berlin will stop extraditing Germans to Britain immediately after Brexit even if it leaves the European Union with a deal, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing a formal notification submitte...
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LONDON: U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global Management has sold its entire stake in Britain's Barclays Plc, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
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Increasing unhappiness among Malay voters over the ruling Pakatan Harapan's (PH) performance could play a crucial role in an upcoming by-election in the Malay-majority seat of Semenyih next month, whe...
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PARIS, Feb 15 — European car sales fell by 4.6 per cent in January from the same month last year, an industry body said today, in another worrying sign of economic slowdown.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Increasing unhappiness among Malay voters over the ruling Pakatan Harapan's performance could play a crucial role in an upcoming by-election in the Malay-majority seat of Semenyih next ...
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LONDON: The political turmoil surrounding Britain’s departure from the European Union threatens Royal Bank of Scotland’s ability to clear more than 50 billion euros ($56 billion) per day in cross-border payments, the bank said on Friday.
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LONDON, Feb 15 — Global energy demand will surge by a third over the next two decades on advancing prosperity, but Indian demand growth will eclipse that of flagging giant China, Britain’s BP fore...
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BERLIN: German police are trying out futuristic, armour-plated super speed traps in a bid to outwit drivers who travel too fast.
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LONDON, Feb 14 — Sterling fell to a four-week low today ahead of a parliamentary debate on Brexit that could give investors a sense of which way a forthcoming vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s ...
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STRASBOURG, Feb 14 — The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financ...
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LONDON, Feb 13 — London has kept its central role in clearing euro financial transactions ahead of Brexit, but European Union rivals have stepped up efforts to attract business, the CEO of the Londo...
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LONDON, Feb 13 — Sterling held below the US$1.29 line today as inflation, which fell to a two-year low in January, failed to shake the currency out of its recent trading ranges with markets firmly f...
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THE HAGUE, Feb 13 — Dutch brewing giant Heineken today cheered the fastest sales growth in its core brand in a decade, helped by the roll-out of a non-alcoholic beer.
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BERLIN, Feb 13 — Britain’s departure from the European Union without a deal would doom the prospects for a Franco-German next-generation fighter jet with a rival project in Britain, the head of Ai...
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LONDON, Feb 12 — Britain's FTSE 100 rose today as a stronger dollar boosted big banks and other companies that derive much of their revenue from overseas, in a broad-based equity rally across Europe...
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TOKYO, Feb 12 — Asian shares gained today as investors hoped a new round of US-China trade talks would help to resolve a dispute that has dented global growth and some corporate earnings.
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PUTRAJAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has dispelled rumours concerning his degree from Nottingham University in Britain.
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LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge this week to give parliament another chance to voice their opinions on Brexit by Feb. 27 as she tries to buy more time to negotiate a new deal with the European Union.
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LONDON: Britain’s economy slowed sharply in late 2018, pushing full-year growth to its weakest in six years as Brexit worries hammered investment by companies and the global economic slowdown weighed on trade, official data showed.
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LONDON, Feb 11 — World stock markets edged higher on Monday, as investors eyed the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China and watched for signs of progress on Brexit.
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BERN, Feb 11 — Britain and Switzerland signed a deal today to preserve trade relations between the two countries even if London opts to leave the European Union without a deal with Brussels.
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LONDON, Feb 11 — Britain's economy grew at the slowest pace in six years in 2018 with near-flat output in the final quarter, data showed Monday, as Brexit uncertainty and weaker global growth bites.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming said Pakatan Harapan (PH) politicians should hold themselves to a higher standard with regards to declaring the...
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LONDON, Feb 11 — Britain and Switzerland will sign an agreement today to continue trading on preferential terms after Brexit, the British trade department said, protecting a trade relationship worth...
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YOURSAY | Shafie must stand his ground and not allow promises to be broken.
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DATUK Marzuki Yahya rode into a storm of controversy when it was revealed that his degree in Business Administration was obtained from Cambridge International University based in United States rather ...
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling Barisan Nasional coalition...
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It began with a deputy minister finding himself in hot water after his academic qualifications were questioned.
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Two Malaysian government ministers, one deputy minister and two other top state officials, all from the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition, have been accused of having fake educational qualificatio...
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PARIS, Feb 10 — The world’s top energy companies booked enormous profits last year thanks to higher oil prices and keeping a tight lid on spending, even if that risked limiting their medium-term p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated around the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated ar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverber...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — Malaysia’s toppled leader Datuk Seri Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coali...
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Queen Elizabeth's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip has voluntarily given up his driving licence after a crash last month, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday.
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MUMBAI, Feb 8 — Shares in India’s Tata Motors tanked almost 30 per cent today after problems at its Jaguar Land Rover unit dragged the luxury carmaker to India’s biggest quarterly loss.
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LONDON, Feb 7 — Losses in eurozone stock markets accelerated today as a pessimistic economic growth outlook dampened sentiment and US markets opened firmly in the red.
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PC gaming platform Steam is to stream its annual user-voted Steam Awards announcements on Feb 8.
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Prime Minister Theresa May will call on the European Union today to work with her to change a divorce deal and help her win the support of a divided Parliament to smooth Britain's departure from the b...
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LONDON: The Bank of England looks set to trim its forecasts for Britain's already sluggish growth on Thursday, reflecting the approach of a still uncertain Brexit in just 50 days' time and a slowdown in many of the world's big economies.
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LONDON, Feb 6 — Europe's stock markets dipped lower today, as investors digested downbeat German economic data and fears continued over the looming threat of a no-deal Brexit.
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The European Union will make no new offer on Brexit and those who promoted Britain’s exit without any understanding of how to deliver it deserve a “special place in hell,” EU Council President D...
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BRUSSELS, Feb 6 — The EU's powerful anti-trust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager, is set to veto the merger of the Siemens-Alstom rail businesses today, in defiance of France and Germany.
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TOKYO, Feb 6 — Japanese car giant Toyota slashed its full-year net profit forecast today after saying its nine-month figure had tumbled nearly 30 per cent as it was hit by investment losses.
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LONDON: Sterling will gain between 2 and 5 percent if Britain parts ways with the European Union with a divorce deal but will slide between 5 and 10 percent in the event of a disorderly Brexit, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday.
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FRANKFURT, Feb 5 — The German state should "in very important cases" block foreign firms from buying up companies working on key technologies by itself stepping in as an investor, Economy Minister P...
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BERLIN, Feb 5 —Holiday airline Germania collapsed today, succumbing to wider sectoral woes after failing to secure financing to navigate a short-term cash squeeze, cancelling all flights immediately...
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LONDON, Feb 5 — London's stock market rallied today to a new two-month peak, supercharged by a Brexit-hit pound and energy giant BP's surging annual profits, dealers said.
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LONDON: Britain's financial services industry has emerged largely unscathed so far from the build-up to Brexit, with about 2,000 roles expected to have moved or been created overseas even as the risk of a disorderly exit grows, a new Reuters survey showed.
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TOKYO, Feb 5 — The dollar held on to recent gains against its peers today, supported by a recovery in investor risk appetite, which helped push up US yields during the previous session.
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The wreckage of the aircraft that disappeared over the English Channel last month carrying Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot has been located, the marine scientist directing the...
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LONDON: Carmaker Nissan has scrapped plans to build its new X-Trail SUV in Britain and will produce it solely in Japan, warning two months before Brexit that uncertainty over Britain's departure was making it harder to plan for the future.
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LONDON: Btish Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would seek a "pragmatic solution" to a parliamentary impasse over the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union when she tries to reopen talks with Brussels
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LONDON, Feb 3 — Carmaker Nissan has scrapped plans to build its new X-Trail SUV in Britain, saying it had taken the decision to consolidate production in Japan and warning two months before Brexit t...
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DUBLIN, Feb 3 — The European Commission has agreed to compensate Irish farmers for a collapse in market value in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Irish edition of the Sunday Times newspaper said, ...
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Russia has suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty after a similar move by the US, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday, also instructing the government not to initiat...
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More than 500 news websites have made changes to their standards or disclosures after getting feedback from NewsGuard, a startup that created a credibility ratings system for news on the internet, the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Thursday it would take a medical glove manufacturer to court after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a protest.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 1): Malaysia said on Thursday it would take a medical glove manufacturer to court after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a protest.
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A US judge has ruled that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government is liable for at least US$302.5 million in damages for its role in the 2012 death of renowned American journalist Marie Colvin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia says it will take a medical glove manufacturer to court after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a protest.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31)(Thomson Reuters Foundation): Malaysia said on Thursday that it would take a medical glove manufacturer to court, after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - Malaysia said on Thursday (Jan 31) it would take a medical glove manufacturer to court after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a prote...
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LONDON: BT Group’s outgoing CEO Gavin Patterson said he was handing over a company with good momentum after it reported third-quarter adjusted revenue and core earnings ahead of market forecasts on Thursday and reiterated its guidance for the year.
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LONDON/BRUSSELS: The EU's chief Brexit negotiator told Britain on Wednesday that time was too short to find an alternative to the Irish border arrangement agreed in their divorce deal, as London wants, and that this deal was not open for renegotiation.
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New European research has found that children who use a screen in the dark before bedtime are less likely to get enough sleep than those who use screens in a well-lit room.
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SYDNEY/SHAH ALAM • Australia's TPG Telecom said yesterday that it has abandoned building its mobile telephone network because it relied on Huawei Technologies equipment that has been banned by Austr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Mara Corporation is actively studying new ways to blend education and industry, following a recent visit by a high-powered delegation from Malaysia led by Education Minister Maszlee Mali...
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LUXEMBOURG: A no-deal Brexit could create yet another headache for the European Union as it prepares to hand dozens of U.K.-based companies a tax bill that is expected to top $1.5 billion.
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GLOBAL leaders and representatives from more than 100 governments gathered in Davos, Switzerland, this week for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
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LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has privately told cabinet ministers she will not take Britain out of the European Union without a deal, but is not yet ready to publicly rule out a no deal Brexit, The Sun reported on Sunday
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LIKE many small-scale entrepreneurs in Britain, Oliver Kenny says disarray over Brexit has left his business in limbo – but he’s hoping customers at his London pizzeria can help sort out the mess in exchange for some discounted dinners.
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PETALING JAYA: Former youth and sports minister Khairy Jamaluddin says he supports Putrajaya in its firm stand in imposing a ban on Israeli athletes.
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Queen Elizabeth has sent a delicately coded message to Britain’s fractious political class over Brexit, urging lawmakers to seek common ground and keep their eyes on the big picture to resolve the c...
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Brexit is a decision by Britain to leave European Union (EU). The main reason was related to immigration matters.
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Malaysia's new king was yesterday elected by following strictly the order of succession that had been laid out since independence 60 years ago.
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PETALING JAYA: Kuala Lumpur-based Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) has been named as one of over 100 think tanks around the world which took money from tobacco companies and argued...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The Sultan of Pahang has been elected as the new Malaysian King, according to the Keeper of the Rulers' Seal as quoted by the national Bernama news agency.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's royal families met to elect a king on Thursday (Jan 24) after the last monarch abdicated following his reported marriage to a Russian ex-beauty queen, with a sports-loving s...
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They call it “the best league in the world”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The royal families will elect a new king today after the last monarch resigned following his reported marriage to a Russian ex-beauty queen, with a sports-loving sultan in pole position ...
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Rescuers said there was almost no chance of Premier League football player Emiliano Sala being found alive after a recording emerged of a fearful voice message he apparently sent from his stricken pla...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's royal families will elect a king on Thursday (Jan 24) after the last monarch abdicated following his reported marriage to a Russian ex-beauty queen, with a sports-loving sult...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's royal families will elect a king on Thursday (Jan 24) after the last monarch abdicated following his reported marriage to a Russian ex-beauty queen, with a sports-lovin...
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Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora and other celebrities have agreed to spell out in social media posts if they are being paid to promote a brand, Britain's Competition and Markets Authority said on Jan 23.
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Sony will shift its European headquarters from Britain to the Netherlands to avoid Brexit-related customs issues, but operations at its current UK company will remain unchanged, a company spokesman said.
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LONDON (Bloomberg): James Dyson, the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, is now the wealthiest person in Britain after his company posted a record profit for 2018.
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LONDON: James Dyson, the billionaire Brexit supporter who revolutionised vacuum cleaners with his bagless technology, is moving his head office to Singapore from Britain to be closer to his company's fastest-growing markets.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian flags are flying high in Gaza as a token of appreciation by Palestinians of the government’s ban on Israeli athletes.
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A Singapore student at Oxford University took on Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad last Friday, asking the elder statesman candid questions on the prickly diplomatic relations between the two ...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has defended the country's record on democracy and his past leadership in a speech at the Oxford Union in Britain.
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A dialogue session was held with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Friday after he addressed the Oxford Union, one of Britain’s oldest student unions and a world-renowned debating society wi...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Friday addressed the Oxford Union, one of Britain’s oldest student unions and a world-renowned debating society with history stretching back to 1823.
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LONDON, Jan 18 — Stock markets across the globe powered higher today, buoyed by hopes of a breakthrough in the US-China trade war.
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Britain’s last-minute scramble to shape an EU exit, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, stalled on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in...
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YOURSAY | ‘Harapan must do more to open rakyat’s minds so we don't live in ‘fear’ of fellow citizens.’ Time to have ‘difficult conversations’ about our divided nation The Wakandan: Bukit...