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AUGUST 19 — Recently, it saddened me very much to see Lim Kit Siang being heckled at a dinner.
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The government is confident in the professionalism of Malaysian pathologists in handling any case, sys Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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LONDON: Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times whose interpretation was immediately contested by ministers
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IPOH: The government is confident in the professionalism of Malaysian pathologists in handling any case, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye (pix).
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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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I am nearly 87 and I am a patriotic citizen.
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LONDON: Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show.
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Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents le...
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LONDON, Aug 18 — Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official gove...
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LONDON, Aug 17 — Banking group Standard Chartered is facing a fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, Sky News reported today.
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Over a thousand Hong Kong school teachers braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government demonstrations that some activists fear could see tougher police tactics on the city’...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 15): The size of the Malaysian public service is still ideal and not too big compared with that of other countries, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Md...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Congress of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has urged national tycoon Koon Yew Yin to retract his entire statement on civil servants, including the Malaysian Arm...
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LONDON, Aug 15 — Sterling was slightly higher today, boosted by better-than-expected retail sales and news that Britain’s opposition Labour Party had begun its bid to bring down Prime Minister Bor...
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PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - The grieving family of Nora Anne Quoirin has paid tribute to the teenager, saying she had "truly touched the whole world".
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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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SANDAKAN, Aug 15 — A Sabah minister today called for the lessons learned from wars and the Sandakan-Ranau Death Marches of 74 years ago be passed on to future generations as a reminder that no one b...
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The British Parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “do or die” pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without...
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PUTRAJAYA: The size of the Malaysian public service is still ideal and not too big when compared with other countries, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Md Farid Md Rafik.
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PETALING JAYA: The grieving family of Nora Anne Quoirin has paid tribute to the teenager, saying she had “truly touched the whole world”.
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PUTRAJAYA: The size of the Malaysian public service is still ideal and not too big compared to other countries, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Md Farid Md Rafik.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 14): The size of the Malaysian public service is still ideal and not too big compared with other that of countries, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Md...
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PUTRAJAYA: The size of the Malaysian public service is still ideal and not too big compared to other countries, according to Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Md Farid Md R...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 14 — The size of the Malaysian public service is still ideal and not too big compared to other countries, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Md Farid...
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan’s Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Karim has urged Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down, in what could signal deepening problems with the ruling coalition in the wake of differences...
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From speeding up boarding at airports to boosting security at malls and concerts, facial recognition technology has become increasingly pervasive, raising concerns about privacy.
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PETALING JAYA - An international survey has found that 62 per cent of Malaysians worry about growing old, with more than half - 56 per cent - feeling that there is a lack of respect for the elderly.
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Chinese state media called on Beijing on Wednesday to deal with protests in Hong Kong more decisively after a reporter from one of China's largest government-backed newspapers was caught up in overnig...
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PETALING JAYA: The family of Franco-Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, who was found dead yesterday, today thanked all parties that helped search for the 15-year-old during the 10 days that she was rep...
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SEREMBAN: The family of Nora Anne Quoirin has once again thanked all parties who helped in the search but described the manner in which the 15-year-old was taken away from them as “most cruel”.
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The body found in Malaysia on Tuesday after a massive search is that of Franco-Irish teen Nora Quoirin, who disappeared 10 days ago from a rainforest resort, police said.
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TOKYO, Aug 14 ― The yen edged higher today as currency investors took a sceptical view of US President Donald Trump's decision to delay additional tariffs on some Chinese goods.
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PETALING JAYA: An international survey has found that 62% of Malaysians worry about growing old, with more than half – 56% – feeling that there is a lack of respect for the elderly.
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LONDON, Aug 13 — Britain can avoid disorder and chaos in the event of a no-deal Brexit because a step-up in the government’s contingency planning meant the economy was better prepared, the boss of...
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Amazon.com Inc-backed food-delivery service Deliveroo announced an abrupt retreat from Germany after more than four years, a casualty of increasingly cut-throat competition tearing through the industry.
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HONG KONG, Aug 13 ― Hong Kong stocks tumbled today as protests that have jolted the city for more than two months fuel political and economic uncertainty, with China's growing frustration leading to...
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SEREMBAN: Bomohs conducted rituals in the jungle yesterday, in the latest bid to find a missing Franco-Irish teen, as her family offered a reward for information leading to the girl’s return.
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LONDON, Aug 12 — Britain’s economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter of the year on Brexit turmoil, official data showed Friday, placing the country on the verge of recession and sending t...
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BERLIN, Aug 12 — German exports to Iran fell by nearly half in the first six months of 2019, data showed today, suggesting companies are scaling back business ties with Tehran to avoid trouble with ...
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PERTH, Aug 12 — Australia will step up production of rare earths and other militarily sensitive “tech metals”, the country’s defence minister said today, as doubts grow over the reliability of...
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AUGUST 12 — I first came to know Datuk Yunus Raiss in 1995 when I was made London Correspondent by The New Straits Times.
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LONDON, Aug 12 — John Bolton, US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, arrived in London yesterday for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and...
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London: Suddenly, the idea of pound parity seems less far-fetched as the risk grows that Britain may split with the European Union without a deal.
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Former second finance minister Johari Abdul Ghani had the guts to point out some sobering facts regarding our burgeoning civil service while he was still serving.
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YOURSAY | ‘If this were said 30, 40, 50 years ago, it might have made an impact.’ M'sians need empathy, not racial and religious superiority - Daim David Dass: Former Council of Eminent Persons (C...
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NEW YORK, Aug 10 — The yen and Swiss franc gained yesterday as investors sought safe-haven currencies due to US-China trade war concerns, political uncertainty in Italy, and weak economic data aroun...
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Malaysia boasts one of south-east Asia's most vibrant economies, the fruit of decades of industrial growth and political stability.
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NEW YORK, Aug 9 — US stocks opened lower today, dragged down by technology shares, as investors grappled with fresh US-China trade tensions, political turmoil in Italy and a surprise contraction in ...
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LONDON, Aug 9 — Britain’s finance minister said today he wanted to clinch a sensible Brexit deal with the European Union but if that was not possible then he was not frightened by a no-deal exit.
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LONDON, Aug 9 — Britain’s economy shrank for the first time since 2012 in the second quarter, a severe hangover from a pre-Brexit stockpiling boost in early 2019 and one that bodes poorly as Prime...
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CYBERJAYA: DreamEdge Sdn Bhd has been appointed to drive the third national car project, said International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking.
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TOKYO, Aug 9 ― The yen rose today on renewed concerns about the US-China trade dispute after a report that the White House is delaying a decision on allowing US companies to do business with China's...
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LONDON, Aug 9 ― Sterling briefly fell to a two-year low against the euro after a media report said new Prime Minister Boris Johnson was preparing to hold an election in the days after the deadline f...
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LONDON, Aug 7 — Sterling was stuck today around its weakest levels since 2017, having matched a two-year low against the euro, as investors further priced in the probability of Britain leaving the E...
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LONDON, Aug 7 — British Airways was forced to cancel some flights to and from London today after it suffered “a systems issue”.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 7 — Britain was seeking to fast-track a crucial post-Brexit trade deal with the United States today after new Prime Minister Boris Johnson dispatched his top diplomat and foreign tra...
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LONDON, Aug 6 — Britain’s Rolls-Royce said it expected a significant improvement in cash generation in its second half driven by better trading in power systems and civil aerospace after it record...
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A six-year-old boy who was thrown from a 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery in central London is in a critical, but stable, condition in hospital, police said on Monday.
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HONG KONG, Aug 5 — HSBC today announced its Group Chief Executive John Flint had stepped down after less than two years on the job, as the banking giant revealed decent first half profits but warned...
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Travellers can be assured that they would experience the best trips, while enjoying the best rates.
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PETALING JAYA (Aug 2): Local properties are seeing some rapid take-ups from Hong Kong buyers who are seeking alternatives amidst the current social unrest.
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LONDON, Aug 2 — Bank of England governor Mark Carney today warned that a no-deal Brexit would be a shock for Britain, causing supply disruption and potentially undermining entire sectors of the econ...
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ROME, Aug 2 — European Union finance ministers are set today to choose the bloc’s candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund from a list of four names, a spokeswoman for the French governme...
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President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States, but that he was sure Teh...
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TOKYO, Aug 2 — Japan’s cabinet today approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely to escalate tensions fuelled by a dispute over...
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BRUSSELS, Aug 1 — European governments widened their search for a new head of the International Monetary Fund, extending a deadline to 1800 GMT today so that Britain can put forward a candidate.
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LONDON, Aug 1 — Britain’s London Stock Exchange has agreed to buy financial information provider Refinitiv in a US$27 billion (RM111.8 billion) deal aimed at offering trading across regions and cu...
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LONDON, Aug 1 — Sterling sank to a 30-month low today, pressured by a stronger dollar and renewed worries that Britain could crash out of the European Union on October 31 without a trade agreement i...
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LONDON, Aug 1 — Britain said it is ramping up preparations for a no-deal Brexit by spending an extra £2.1 billion (RM10.5 billion) to stockpile medicines, hire more border officials and fund one of...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 1 ― US labour costs rose at their slowest pace in 1-1/2 years in the second quarter, the latest sign of benign inflation that enabled the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates yester...
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LONDON, Aug 31 ― London's FTSE 100 slipped yesterday from this week's 11-month high, as wealth manager St James's Place, homebuilder Taylor Wimpey and mortgage lender Lloyds fell on the back of resu...
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FRANKFURT, Aug 1 ― A slew of positive corporate earnings and optimistic signs from US-China trade talks propped up European shares yesterday as investors braced for what would be the US Federal Rese...
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Britain is ramping up preparations for a no-deal Brexit by preparing to spend an extra £2.1 billion (RM10.52 billion) to make sure the country is ready to leave the European Union with or without a d...
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LONDON, Aug 1 ― The Bank of England is likely to push back today against investors who bet that it will follow other central banks and cut rates in the coming months, even as the risk of a messy Bre...
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WASHINGTON, July 31 — The Federal Reserve today is expected to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade, joining the world’s other central banks in providing support as clouds gather on t...
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WASHINGTON, July 31 — US labour costs rose at their slowest pace in 1-1/2 years in the second quarter, the latest indication of benign inflation that could allow the Federal Reserve to cut interest ...
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LONDON, July 31 — Britain’s markets watchdog said today that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value and offer consumers few protections, but added that such coins fall outside ...
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LONDON, July 31 — Sterling steadied today after four days of losses, rising 0.2 per cent against the dollar, but it was on track for its biggest monthly decline since November 2016 after investors s...
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LONDON, July 31 — Britain’s car makers, fearful of a chaotic no-deal Brexit and global economic turmoil, are slamming the brakes on investment, the nation’s automotive industry warned today.
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PARIS, July 31 — Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a “likely” no-deal Brexit and settle a long-running subsidy dispute with the United States to help limit trade risks for E...
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WASHINGTON, July 31 — The Federal Reserve is walking a tight rope of competing economic forces but is set today to rejoin the central banks worldwide that are easing access to credit to keep growth ...
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Tuesday to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct 31 “no matter what” as sterling tumbled and Ireland warned that the bloc would not be renegotiatin...
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Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg will sail to the United Nations climate summit in New York from Britain.
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LONDON, July 30 — Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised today to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct.
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LONDON, July 29 — Britain warned the European Union today it needed to change its ‘stubborn’ position on Brexit if a no-deal exit was to be avoided.
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LONDON: The dollar held near a two-month high on Monday ahead of what is expected to be the first U.S. interest rate cut since the financial crisis, while Britain's rising Brexit risks slugged the pound to a fresh 28-month low.
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LONDON, July 29 — The head of Britain’s big business lobby today urged companies to shift to “an emergency footing” as the prospect of a no-deal Brexit becomes more likely.
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An emergency meeting with parties to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal was constructive but there are unresolved issues and Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments if Europeans fail to salvage...
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SEPANG: After two months of inten­sive treatment in London, 11-month-old Ainul Mardhiah Ahmad Safiuddin has returned home but was whisked off to Hospi­tal Kuala Lumpur upon arrival.
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JULY 28 — The other day I travelled back in time.
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TWO generations ago cheap goods from Hong Kong were labelled simply “Made in Hong Kong,” but their poor quality soon made that embarrassing.
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Governments have an important role to play when it comes to development.
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visited an exhibition dedicated to her great-great-grandmother Victoria last week, which uses cutting-edge technology to recreate Buckingham Palace as it was during the 19th century.
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Brexit in brief means that Britain will soon be leaving the European Union (EU). I am one of those who believe Brexit will not be beneficial to UK’s economy.
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LONDON, July 26 — Britain’s Vodafone announced plans today to separate its mobile mast operations in Europe into a new company that it potentially could list, in a move it said would unlock value ...
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Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, has stacked his cabinet with Brexiteers and restated his commitment to take his country out of the EU "no ifs, no buts" in three months' time.
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Boris Johnson promised on Thursday that Brexit would make Britain the greatest place on earth, echoing the patriotic rhetoric of US President Donald Trump in his first speech to parliament as prime mi...
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PETALING JAYA: A close friend of Rihana Oksana Gorbatenko, the Russian beauty who married Sultan Muhammad V last year, has dismissed a claim that the Kelantan ruler is not the biological father of her...
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LONDON, July 25 — Sterling traded below US$1.25 today, little changed, after new Prime Minister Boris Johnson filled his cabinet with Brexiteers and vowed to leave the European Union on October 31 w...
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KUALA LUMPUR - A Malaysian who gave up his job for an overseas one claimed that he was cheated by his "agent" and deported from Australia within hours of setting foot in that country.