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Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon amid running battles with brick-throwing protesters in driving rain on Sunday after violent clashes a day earlier in which police fired tear gas for th...
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US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they “respect” the tra...
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BIARRITZ, Aug 25 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to tell European Council head Donald Tusk that the UK will only pay £9 billion (RM46.3 billion) instead of the £39 billion liabi...
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BIARRITZ, Aug 25 — President Donald Trump today said the United States and Japan are “very close” to a major bilateral trade deal.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to tell European Council head Donald Tusk that the UK will only pay £9 billion (RM46 billion) instead of the £39 billion (RM200 billion) liability ag...
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KANGAR (Aug 25): The big clock at the Clock Tower Building at Persiaran Tun Razak here, which created its own history when it chimed 12 times at 12 am on Aug 31, 1957, as the Union Jack flag was lower...
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BIARRITZ, Aug 25 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will today seek to persuade President Donald Trump to offer flexibility on trade and also win concessions from the EU on Brexit, at a G7 summi...
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KUALA LUMPUR:  Today Malaysians agreed maths genius convicted kiddie pornographer Nur Fitri Azmeer Nordin should be allowed to further his studies in Malaysia provided University Kebangsaan Malaysia ...
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Hong Kong police on Sunday said they arrested 29 people after clashes overnight in which volleys of tear gas were fired to break up anti-government protests and as the Asian financial hub braced for f...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are increasingly finding it difficult to get a restful night’s sleep and experts are pointing to high obesity rates and growing usage of...
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BIARRITZ, Aug 25 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday said that US digital giants needed to be taxed “fairly and properly” in a growing dispute with the United States over taxing the...
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BIARRITZ, Aug 25 — The next governor of the Bank of England has to be someone who is independent and "first class in every respect", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday, declining to...
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SUNGAI BULOH, Aug 25 — Three years after the idea was first mooted to list the Sungai Buloh Leprosy Settlement as a Unesco World Heritage site, it is no nearer to achieving its objective.
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BIARRITZ (France), Aug 24 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said today that the European Union needed to drop its insistence on the so-called Irish backstop to avoid a “no deal” Brexit.
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An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in China’s border city of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was released on ...
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Hong Kong’s airport and the roads and railways leading to it were operating normally early on Saturday despite plans by protesters to implement a “stress test” of transport links to the aviation...
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LONDON, Aug 24 ― Britain wants to agree a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States quickly, but the terms have to work for both sides, a British spokeswoman said yesterday ahead of a meeting be...
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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would "act as appropriate" to keep the U.S. economy healthy in a deteriorating global...
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NEW YORK: After years of longing, Hasbro Inc. can finally call itself a full-fledged entertainment company.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today as market players await more clues on the global monetary policy direction from the highly-anticipated Jackson Hole sympos...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 23 — US toymaker Hasbro announced yesterday that it is acquiring studio Entertainment One, which owns popular cartoon series Peppa Pig among other children’s content, for approxima...
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LONDON, Aug 23 — The pound today gave back some of the gains it made the day before as investors reassessed whether British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had made any progress in convincing the Europ...
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HONG KONG, Aug 23 — Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to “all forms of white te...
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Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it.
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Hong Kong is bracing for more anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of its international airport this weekend, as protests in the Asian financial hub show no signs of abating and diplomat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar as investors squared off their position from holding the greenback ahead of US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speech at the Jackson Hole later today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 ― The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar as investors squared off their position from holding the greenback ahead of US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell ...
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The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar as investors squared off their position from holding the greenback ahead of US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speech at the Jackson Hole later today.
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(Aug 23): Stocks in Asia looked set for a muted Friday start after a lackluster U.S. session that saw traders adopt a cautious stance before Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s address at the Jack...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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BERLIN, Aug 22 — Eurozone central bankers had worried that an economic slowdown hitting the bloc would drag on, as they prepared the ground for a new package of stimulus measures, according to minut...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today following tepid trading ahead of the highly-anticipated Jackson Hole symposium.
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For too long, the Hong Kong government has allowed landlords and developers to get fat on runaway property prices. If Carrie Lam really wants to defuse the protest anger, she must radically overhaul the dysfunctional housing policy
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An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday.
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SEREMBAN - The authorities have done their best to search for Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin who went missing for 10 days in the jungle in Pantai Hills near here and could not have possibly missed v...
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SYDNEY: Australia is seeing an increase in interest in its millionaires-only visa programme from wealthy Hong Kong residents who are eyeing a safety net amid political turmoil in the Chinese-ruled territory, migration lawyers told Reuters.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — The ringgit open flat against the US dollar on lack of catalysts.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit open flat against the US dollar on lack of catalysts.
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LONDON: Major British employers gave average pay rises of 2.6% to staff in the three months to July, the highest pace of increase in more than 10 years, data from industry consultants XpertHR showed on Thursday
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PETALING JAYA: This National Day will prove to be more meaningful for the Taman Tugu Project (TTP) team as the members will join other Malaysians walk for unity in the #AnakAnakMalaysia Walk 2019.
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Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student.
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SEREMBAN: The authorities have done their best to search for Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin who went missing for 10 days in the jungle in Pantai Hills near here and could not have possibly missed vital clues in areas they repeatedly combed, say police.
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(Aug 22): Stocks in Asia were set for modest gains Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting did little to alter expectations for more rate cuts.
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BERLIN, Aug 21 — German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned today of the economic impact of a chaotic no-deal Brexit, hours before she was to receive British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his first fo...
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KUCHING: Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) has urged Warisan and Gabungan Parti Sarawak to ban Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin from entering Sabah and Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Konger have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some Hong...
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Earlier this summer, the US Federal Trade Commission began holding private talks with YouTube officials, part of a burgeoning investigation.
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KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG (Aug 21): Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar today, gaining traction on the back of the weaker dollar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some Hong Ko...
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SEREMBAN: The authorities did their best to search for Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin who went missing for 10 days in the jungle in Pantai Hills near here and could not possibly have missed vital clues in areas they repeatedly combed.
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London and Atlanta only non-Chinese cities to make the top 10 ranked by number of surveillance cameras. China on track to have one camera for every two people by 2020, report finds.
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A programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in Malaysia has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approved last year from the Chinese-ruled city, a governm...
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a wa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 appr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — The ringgit rebounded to open higher against the US dollar amid renewed buying interest for the local unit.
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NEW DELHI: A global glut in natural gas is threatening to undermine a US$4bil investment by Reliance Industries Ltd. aimed at boosting profits at the world’s largest oil refining complex.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit rebounded to open higher against the US dollar amid renewed buying interest for the local unit. At 9.12 am, the ringgit was pegged at 4.1740/1790 against the greenback from 4.1810/1860 recorded on Tuesday.
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British Airways is offering its first-class passengers an opportunity to experience 3D movies high above the clouds via special virtual reality masks.
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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approved last year from the Chinese-ruled city, a government official said.
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LONDON, Aug 20 — Sterling briefly rebounded from near three-year lows versus the euro today after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union would think about practical solutions regard...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad staff received good news today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, a government official said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the country has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approved last year from the Ch...
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LONDON, Aug 20 — Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell, British Airways and Velocys to build Europe’s first large-scale plant to produc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approved last y...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approv...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the South-east Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 app...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — The ringgit ended lower against the US dollar today as the greenback climbed to its highest this year, backed by optimism over possible stimulus to counter the global economic...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar on lack of demand. At 9.08 am, the ringgit was pegged at 4.1780/1830 against the greenback from 4.1750/1790 recorded on Monday. A dealer said the US dollar rose to a near three-week high on news that several major economies would launch stimulus measures to counter the global economic slowdown. A stronger US dollar according to AmBank Research was due to tighter liquidity.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) is now urging Singapore to drop all charges against human rights lawyer M. Ravi, who is representing a Malaysian on death row for drug trafficking
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) adviser N Surendran has urged Singapore to drop its bid to disbar human rights lawyer M Ravi.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 ― The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar on lack of demand.
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Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often...
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US Vice-President Mike Pence (photo, above) urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong’s laws and repeated President Donald Trump’s warning that it would be harder for Washington ...
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Facebook Inc's plan to integrate Instagram and WhatsApp more closely could hinder any attempts to break up the social media giant, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told the Financial Times on Monday.
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PETALING JAYA: Negri Sembilan police have dismissed allegations that an inexperienced Search and Rescue (SAR) team had led to a delay in the discovery of missing Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin.
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Line Pay Corp., operator of the Japanese messaging app’s mobile money transfer and payment services, announced that its merchants have been integrating Chinese competitor WeChat Pay since August 9 o...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — The ringgit ended slightly higher against the US dollar today, tracking global cues on hopes that major economies will launch stimulus measures to counter a global economic sl...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Negri Sembilan police chief Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop today rubbished a foreign news report that claimed police took Nora Anne Quoirin’s parents to four mediums after they ‘...
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MELAKA - A social activist has condemned a video of a man allegedly threatening non-Malays while displaying sharp weapons.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar on mild buying support for the domestic unit amid stronger second-quarter economic growth announced last Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar on mild buying support for the domestic unit amid stronger second-quarter economic growth announced last Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar on mild buying support for the domestic unit amid stronger second-quarter economic growth announced last Friday. At 9.06 am, the ringgit stood at 4.1750/1780 against the greenback from 4.1760/1810 recorded at last Friday’s close.
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Liew (seated at centre), flanked by Bishop John (on her left) and William, with members of the organising committee.
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Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares under torrential downpours in the eleventh week of what have been often viole...
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MELAKA: A social activist has condemned a video of a man allegedly threatening non-Malays while displaying sharp weapons.
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It’s estimated that some 10-12% of Myanmar’s population live or work overseas – a statistic comparable with the Philippines.
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KEPALA BATAS: The Jambatan Merdeka here is more than just a bridge to connect the Kepala Batas and Sungai Petani districts.
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IT is a sad irony that while the Prime Minister is casting aspersions on Chinese educationists and even threatening arrests, we are actually celebrating 200 years of the contributions of Chinese education to this country.
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HOW much do people know about khat?
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SEREMBAN: Nora Anne Quoirin’s family today stressed that they have only appointed Matthew Searle of the Lucie Blackman Trust as the family’s spokesman, and expressed concern over certain parties w...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — The ringgit is expected to trade in a cautious mood next week, while moving in a tight range of between 4.17 and 4.19 against the US dollar as sentiment for USD/MYR remained f...
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The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony after Beijing targeted the airline over staff in...
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SINGAPORE: For more than half a century, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has been Hong Kong’s gateway to the world, its mix of British heritage and Asian high-altitude luxury bridging the city’s colonial past with its Chinese location. But it’s that unique cultural blend that has ensnared the carrier in an increasingly out-of-control political uprising sweeping through the streets.
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SEREMBAN: The family of Nora Anne Quoirin, the 15-year-old Irish teenager who was found dead on Tuesday after she went missing for 10 days from an eco-resort surrounded by rain forests, are hoping to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok today lambasted Malaysian politicians who claim that Japanese occupiers had liberated then Malaya from British colonialists, calling those who do ...
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The family of Nora Anne Quoirin, the 15-year-old Irish teenager who was found dead on Tuesday after going missing for 10 days from an eco-resort, are hoping to have more answers on her disappearance.