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European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest intensified an u...
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Russia launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station.
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Trees are one of the best things we have to clean the Earth's air, but they have certain drawbacks: they need time and space to grow. Enter the BioUrban, an artificial tree that sucks up as much air pollution as 368 real trees.
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Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a United States-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution poses to marine life in even ...
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A previous Qiang Gu event at the Siang Ti Temple drew a huge crowd.
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LETTER | Animal slaughter for sacrifice might have made sense at one time (a long, long time ago).
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PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz says she does not see the use of introducing the art of khat – a Malay-Arabic calligraphy – into the school syllabus, apart from adding further burden on students.
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Travellers can be assured that they would experience the best trips, while enjoying the best rates.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 1 — Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos sold shares worth US$1.8 billion (RM7.5 billion) in the last three days of July, reducing the value of his stake in the world’s third most ...
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While it wouldn’t be unreasonable to say that the smartphone has “killed” the point-and-shoot camera because for the most part, I think that’s completely true.
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Twin sisters plunge themselves into an alternate 1980s Parisian action shooter in Wolfenstein: Youngblood, among other releases.
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Mere days before the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, Snoopy is heading to the moon too.
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An aerial view of the ongoing works at the Sarikei Interchange.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Orang utan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30 per cent in 15 years, but the overall population of the sp...
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HONG KONG, July 10 — Asian markets mostly rose today after two days of losses with investors focusing on congressional testimony by Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell.
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SINGAPORE: PetroChina Co looks cheap on many levels, perhaps none more so than comparing it to the value of its reserves beneath the Earth’s surface.
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THE environment is an important issue even though we are faced with many other problems such as economic crises, wars, and unending social problems.
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JULY 8 — These past few weeks, I can’t seem to shake off several haunting photographs.
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AIX-EN-PROVENCE (France), July 7 — The head of French energy giant Total announced yesterday that the company would invest a hundred million dollars annually on a new forest preservation and refores...
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THE Ice Age is defined as a period when the Earth experiences long period of sub-zero temperatures mainly due to climate change and rising sea levels as well as other factors.
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LETTER | I refer to the Malaysiakini report Hannah defends school students over 'anti-oil palm' performance.
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Find out why Don’t Escape: 4 Days to Survive might be one of the best Steam games you’ve never heard of.
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Nasa plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, the agency said Thursday, announcing the space agency's latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on...
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 ― Find out why Don't Escape: 4 Days to Survive might be one of the best Steam games you've never heard of.
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THE Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR1.5) was published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) just seven months ago.
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TAESUNG FREEDOM VILLAGE (South Korea), June 27 — S outh Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said today it launched 5G services in one of the world’s most heavily armed border zones separating the two Ko...
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South Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said on June 27 it launched 5G services in one of the world's most heavily armed border zones separating the two Koreas.
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LETTER | The Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR1.5) was published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) merely seven months ago.
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Since Japan launched its first deep space probe in 1985, the photographs have been taken in a relatively low-tech way, by pointing cameras at objects in the cosmos and letting them run. Whatever is captured gets sent back to Earth, where people cull the material for the most beautiful shots.
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BANGKOK: Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok
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BANGKOK (June 18): Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to ...
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From her desk in a building in downtown Washington, Lacey Malarky monitors fishing vessels that take advantage of the vastness of Earth’s oceans to cheat in the belief that no one is watching.
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MANAGING energy consumption within a building can be a hassle.
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YOURSAY | ‘Leaders seem like they’re doing the bare minimum until the Orang Asli vanish from Earth.’ Activist: Orang Asli deaths direct result of environmental destruction Kepala Tak Centre: Cen...
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DOOM Eternal is, beyond a shadow of a doubt, one of the most anticipated titles and the sequel to the DOOM reboot that launched back in 2016.
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World Environment Day (June 5) was a good time to reflect on the existential threat of climate change.
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LETTER |  I refer to the Malaysiakini report Penang Councillor wants probe over kids joining climate change protest.
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Satellites tracking water vapour in 2012 helped scientists accurately predict Superstorm Sandy’s frightening turn toward New York and New Jersey where it killed dozens of people and inflicted billions of dollars in damage.
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IN conjunction with World Oceans Day tomorrow, the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (Mima) would like to create greater awareness of the importance of the seas to Malaysians by highlighting the signific...
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YOURSAY | ‘Harapan needs to address The Patriots editor’s call to murder innocents.’ Store drops books over author's call to kill 'Malay traitors' Léon Moch: Thank you, Buku Fixi for dropping t...
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The attraction of drones and balloons is they could cost much less than building cell towers in remote areas.
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MAY 25 ― I've always had a soft spot for high concept low budget movies, especially genre ones.
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I POSTED on Facebook and Twitter the following yesterday: “University placement for Palestinians.
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PAHANG: Dressed in robes and chanting in Arabic, scores of Malaysian Muslim children read the Koran aloud in a mosque to mark a special date in the Islamic calendar.
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BENTONG, May 23 — Dressed in robes and chanting in Arabic, scores of Malaysian Muslim children read the Quran aloud in a mosque to mark a special date in the Islamic calendar.
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WOLFSBURG: With Volkswagen Group aiming to build a million electric vehicles per year by 2025, the German carmaker is now looking at what to do with these batteries at the end of its lifespan.
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The richest man in the world says the future of humanity is in space.
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WASHINGTON, May 11 — Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world and head of space company Blue Origin, announced Thursday his intent to participate in the new race to the Moon with a high-tech lander ...
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Comment by Chatri Sityodtong WHEN I was much younger, I would often compare my level of success with that of my friends, people I knew, or even with my heroes and role models in life.
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Dyson expands its range of consumer products with the Lightcycle, a “smart task light” that reportedly can maintain light quality for up to 60 years.
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(May 7): Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
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One million animal and plant species are at imminent risk of extinction due to humankind's relentless pursuit of economic growth, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the devastating impa...
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APRIL 29 — Humanity this week has been divided between those who have watched Avengers: Endgame, and those who haven’t.
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MUNICH: Bayer AG Chief Executive Officer Werner Baumann faces the biggest test of his three-year tenure as shareholders increasingly upset with the Monsanto takeover gather for a day-long meeting that will culminate in a crucial confidence vote.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 — A SoftBank Corp business seeking to find a way to fly cellphone antennas high in the atmosphere to provide internet in underserved areas said yesterday it was investing US$...
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WASHINGTON: Audi and Marvel Studios are back together, this time with a humorous digital short in conjunction with “Avengers: Endgame.” The video, called “The Debriefing,” follows Brie Larson...
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HONG Kong actor Kenneth Ma has defended his actress girlfriend Jacqueline Wong, who was caught on video getting intimate with married singer Andy Hui in a taxi, Sin Chew Daily reported.
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Nothing has me more excited in the smartphone industry in the past five years than the folding smartphone.
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Fight the dimension's best warriors in Mortal Kombat 11, fight fires ridiculously in Embr and fight your friends in Tiny Tanks, and more.
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It looks like the Maxis Home Fibre internet disruption that happened yesterday is yet to be fully resolved.
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NEW YORK, April 13 — Fight the dimension’s best warriors in Mortal Kombat 11, fight fires ridiculously in Embr and fight your friends in Tiny Tanks; build friendly community farms in Staxel, a red...
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JAKARTA (AFP): A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia Friday (April 12), the United States Geological Survey said, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents running from their homes.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Malaya has made its mark in space research, and with photos to prove it too.
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YEHUD (Israel), April 12 ― Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon yesterday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - In one of the most momentous breakthroughs in astronomy history, scientists revealed that they have captured the first ever image of a black hole.
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LETTER | What hope for Malaysia, a climate and renewable energy leader, we saw at the Clean Energy Collaboration conference in Kuching.
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PETALING JAYA: Astronomers from Universiti Malaya (UM) were part of the international team that made the first images of a black hole a reality.
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Using a global network of telescopes to see “the unseeable,” an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics – the first-ever photo of a black hole – in an ...
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Scientists are expected to unveil on Wednesday the first-ever photograph of a black hole, a breakthrough in astrophysics providing insight into celestial monsters with gravitational fields so intense ...
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US Vice-President Mike Pence announced on Tuesday an accelerated goal of putting Americans back on the moon within five years "by any means necessary," and NASA's top official immediately embraced the...
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Once a traditional satellite is launched into space, its physical hardware and computer software stay mostly immutable for the rest of its existence as it orbits the Earth, even as the technology it serves on the ground continues to change.
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WASHINGTON, March 21 — Once a traditional satellite is launched into space, its physical hardware and computer software stay mostly immutable for the rest of its existence as it orbits the Earth, ev...
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Apparently, Thursday, March 21 will be the last night in which you can catch the supermoon phenomenon for this year.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians who missed the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the supermoon, a phenomenon where the full moon appears largest than usual, can witness this phenomenon on Thursday tonight (March 21) at 7.50pm for one last time for this year.
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TOKYO: Toyota is teaming up with Japan's space agency on a planned mission to the moon, with the Japanese auto giant expected to develop a lunar rover, officials and local media said today.
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AVALON, March 4 — Major global defence contractors want to sell Australia on cutting-edge technology such as high-altitude, solar-electric powered drones and optionally manned aircraft to keep an ey...
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HOUSTON, March 4 — The demonstration mission of SpaceX's new Crew Dragon capsule successfully docked yesterday on the International Space Station, passing a key test before it can begin taking US as...
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CAPE CANAVERAL, March 3 — Nasa and SpaceX celebrated the successful launch yesterday of a new astronaut capsule on a week-long round trip to the International Space Station — a key step towards re...
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GENTING HIGHLANDS: The new Samsung Galaxy S10 is out of this world, literally. For the local launch, Samsung sent 10 Galaxy S10 flagship smartphones into the stratosphere from various sites in Perak.
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Evidence for man-made global warming has reached a “gold standard” level of certainty, adding pressure for cuts in greenhouse gases to limit rising temperatures, scientists said on Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysians have another opportunity to catch a glimpse of the "supermoon", a phenomenon where the full moon will appear the largest and its distance is closer to earth, starting at 11.53pm on Tuesday (Feb 19).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians have another opportunity to catch a glimpse of the Supermoon, a phenomenon where the full moon will appear the largest and its distance is closer to the earth, starting at 11....
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Federal Territories Mufti Datuk Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri has chided flat Earth conspiracy theorists, saying there is incontrovertible consensus by Islamic scholars and astro...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Malaysia’s first astronaut or Angkasawan, Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Sheikh Mustapha, took to social media today to debunk a ludicrous challenge by a “nasyid” sing...
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India-based aerospace startup Agnikul Cosmos has raised a little over US$423,000 in seed funding from seed-stage investment firm Speciale Incept Advisors.
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BY NG PAU LING Master Kenny Hoo of Good Feng Shui® 2019 is dubbed as “The Year of Integration” (整合年) by Master Kenny Hoo of Good Feng Shui®, based on the annual BaZi chart and Gua analysis...
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FEBRUARY 10 — “Our country is going to be like Singapore.” This sort of statement is trotted out by the governments of various countries (typically developing ones) all the time.
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COMMENT | Long before the colonial British set foot in Malaya, the nature of politics on the Malay Peninsula was rather feudalistic, with sultans sitting atop the political hierarchy.
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Light is the fastest thing in the universe.
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Happy Chinese New Year everyone!
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Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting more than scientist earlier expected and the movement appears to be accelerating.
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COMMENT | The United Nations (UN) secretary-general, António Guterres, did not mince words when he proclaimed in March last year that climate change is “the most systemic threat to humankind”.
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PETALING JAYA: Joey Yap Consulting Group brought together 8,000 Feng Shui followers to its recently held Feng Shui & Astrology seminar at MITEC.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 5): Prices of property and things will not come down now or in the future, and instead of worrying about individual’s spending power, one should focus on improving themselves by le...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 5): Prices of property and things will not come down now or in the future, and instead of worrying about individual’s spending power, one should focus on improving themselves by le...
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China created space exploration history today by being the first country to have successfully landed a spacecraft on the far side of the Moon.
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KUALA LUMPUR : The National Space Agency (Angkasa) today allayed the fears of Malaysians that an asteroid is headed for a collision with Earth on Feb 1.
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PETALING JAYA: An asteroid will not hit Earth on Feb 1, says the National Space Agency (Angkasa).
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A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, state media said, hailing it as an historic first landing there on a mission seen as an important step for Chin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 ― The National Space Agency (Angkasa) has sought to set the record straight over reports that an asteroid is due to hit the Earth on February 1, explaining that no such thing wil...