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LONDON: Tesco Plc started the financial year on a downbeat note as the U.K.’s largest retailer said sales were held back by the political turmoil over the country’s plan to leave the European Union.
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Sri Lanka's speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has appointed a special parliamentary committee to probe the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks which killed over 250 people and injured over 500, Xinhua...
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INDUSTRY 4.0 is about how the entire globe is connected in an online, digital world.
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Sri Lanka said on Wednesday all those responsible for anti-Muslim rioting this week in apparent retaliation for Easter bombings by Islamist militants had been arrested.Minister of plantation industri...
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a Islamic State (IS) terror cell wanted by the authorities for planning a jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan have been circul...
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a terror cell “Islamic State” wanted by the authorities in the country for planning jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan ha...
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BERLIN, May 15 — With its Boeing 737 MAX fleet grounded, tour operator TUI announced today a deeper net loss for the first half of the year and slashed its 2019 forecast.
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COLOMBO, May 14 — The International Monetary Fund today released a long-delayed loan instalment to Sri Lanka, providing financial relief to a government still reeling from the Easter Sunday bombings...
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Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since E...
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Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst un...
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KUALA LUMPUR: MIDF research has maintained its buy call on Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd with a target price of RM8.90.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showed that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 3.1%, compared to the same month a year ago, which was...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The Prime Minister's Office has denied claims that controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been rewarded by the Malaysian government with a piece of land and a slot on M...
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Pokémon Go is tying in with the coming Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie, having themed quests and outfits plus a chance to spot the coffee-powered Pikachu on the ingame camera.
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BRUSSELS, May 3 — Inflation in the eurozone jumped to 1.7 per cent in April, the Eurostat data agency showed today, fuelled by a surprise surge in prices in Germany.
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PARIS, May 3 — Air France-KLM said today its losses deepened in the first quarter of the year under the pressure of higher fuel costs and competition, although the group managed to boost passenger n...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Controversial Muslim televangelist Dr Zakir Naik has been charged by Indian authorities with money laundering, even as he has sought refuge and made public appearances in Malay...
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India has charged Zakir Naik with money laundering, reported the BBC.
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Cable operators in Sri Lanka have allegedly blocked Peace TV, the television network founded by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, just over a week after the Easter Sunday bombings which killed more than 2...
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Last Sunday, on April 28, it was reported that a group of Malaysian Muslims visited a church to show their solidarity with the Christian community following the horrifying Easter attacks in Sri Lanka.
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LONDON,  April 30 — Britain’s main index slipped today as mining shares fell following weak data from China and restaurant group Whitbread and mining company Glencore dropped after issuing weak f...
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The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours after the Easter Sunday bombing.
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APRIL 29 — Last Sunday (April 28, 2019), it was reported that a group of Malaysian Muslims visited a church to show their solidarity with the Christian community following the horrifying Easter atta...
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Islamic State’s media network on Monday published a threatening video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadi...
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MELBOURNE, April 30 — A Malaysian woman has been charged for allegedly attempting to blackmail a grieving couple, who had lost a phone containing the only photos of their now-deceased daughter.
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The world has seen yet another episode of violence where over 250 innocent people died in the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21.
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The bodies of 15 people, including six children, were discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka, a military spokesman said on Saturday, six days after suic...
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His target was the breakfast buffet at the Taj Samudra, a luxury hotel on Colombo’s seafront.
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COLOMBO, April 26 —Sri Lanka fears its lucrative tourism industry could see arrivals drop up to 30 per cent, with losses of US$1.5 billion this year, after deadly Easter attacks, the finance ministe...
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A Google search on the word 'Thanos' and other terms is producing surprising results for users.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 ― MIC Youth today called for the Malaysian government to provide Sri Lanka with assistance, the party’s Youth leader R. Thinalan said today.
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Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number...
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today advised Islamic bodies to be vigilant against religious fanatic and extremist groups which promote terrorism among Muslims in the name of Isl...
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today advised Islamic bodies to be vigilant against religious fanatics and extremist groups that promote terrorism among Muslims in the name of Islam.
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OSLO, April 25 — Troubled low-cost airline Norwegian said today its net losses deepened in the first quarter of the year as the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could cost it US$58 million...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today advised Islamic bodies to be vigilant against religious fanatic and extremist groups which promote terrorism among Muslims in th...
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SEREMBAN: Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya has condemned the the heinous bomb attacks targeting churches holding Easter services and hotels in Colombo last Sunday.
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THE HAGUE, April 24 — Dutch brewer Heineken, the world’s second largest beer-maker, said today its profits rose 15 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 despite Easter being late in the year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok (pix) has described the ‘shocking and horrible’ bomb blasts which ripped through Sri Lankan churches and hotels on Sunday, as acts of terror a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok has described the ‘shocking and horrible’ bomb blasts which ripped through Sri Lankan churches and hotels on Sunday, as acts of t...
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PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional will first look at the candidate for the Sandakan by-election before deciding to lend its support, said Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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(April 24): Asian stocks are poised for gains after their U.S. counterparts closed at record highs on the back of better-than-forecast earnings.
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NEW YORK, April 24 — Wall Street stocks surged to fresh records yesterday following a plethora of mostly good quarterly earnings that reinforced confidence in the economic outlook.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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LONDON, April 23 — Sterling slid to a two-month low today as hopes for a breakthrough in Brexit talks between the ruling and opposition parties faded and British Prime Minister Theresa May faced gro...
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Sri Lanka’s decision to block social media following deadly suicide attacks highlights a growing distrust of online platforms, but critics said the move is likely to restrict the flow of important news and information as well as abusive content.
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IPOH, April 23 — The Perak state legislative assembly today adopted a motion to condemn the acts of terrorism in Christchurch, New Zealand and in Sri Lanka.
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COLOMBO: With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka is filled with fear, horror and grief and tourists who have been flocking to the Indian Ocean island could cancel in droves.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): The FBM KLCI gained 0.19% in line with the slight advance at regional markets at the midday break today.
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AS a proud Malaysian Christian, I wish on behalf of almost all Malaysians to express our deep appreciation and gratitude to our gracious Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Must...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains at mid-morning today, as broader market sentiment turned tepid with losers outpacing gainers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): The FBM KLCI edged up in early trade this morning, lifted by select index-linked stocks including Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). At 9.05am, the...
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TOKYO, April 23 — Asian shares were little changed today, hovering not far from nine-month peaks hit last week, with concerns China may slow the pace of policy easing curbing the market's enthusiasm...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips eked out slight gains early Tuesday in the absence of any strong leads from funds while lower liners Ekovest and Iskandar Waterfront City (IWCity) gave up part of the recent gains in active trade.
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PETALING JAYA: Political parties and associations have come together to strongly condemn the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka.
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(April 23): Stocks in Asia are set for modest gains after U.S. equities edged higher as investors awaited a deluge of earnings news.
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NEW YORK, April 22 — The US dollar edged lower against a basket of currencies in thin holiday-impacted trading yesterday, while a jump in the price of oil on news Washington plans to tighten a clamp...
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Colombo (AFP): Before being named prime suspects in Sri Lanka’s Easter suicide bomb attacks, National Thowheeth Jama’ath’s (NTJ) main claim to fame was being linked to vandalising of Buddhist statues.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Amanah Negara president Mohamad Sabu today described the Easter terror attack in Sri Lanka that killed almost 300 people as an act of cowardice against innocent people and called f...
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NEW YORK, April 22 — US stock index futures dipped today as investors returned from their Easter break and took a cautious stance at the beginning of what is expected to be the busiest week of the f...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa (pix) has strongly condemned the deadly attacks in Sri Lanka during the Easter celebration yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — The ringgit was unchanged against the US dollar at today’s close on lack of demand for the local note, amid weaker Asian currencies after the Easter holidays, a dealer sai...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa has strongly condemned the deadly attacks in Sri Lanka during the Easter celebration yesterday...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — The Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM) today condemned the Easter Sunday terror attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.
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TOKYO, April 22 — Chinese stocks closed lower today on speculation authorities would limit monetary policy easing after signs of stabilisation in Asia’s top economy but trade was lacklustre with ...
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Malaysian politicians, like their counterparts across the globe, took to social media to condemn the bombings at several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, which have claimed close to 300 lives.
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At least 290 people have been killed, including dozens of foreigners, following a series of eight suicide bomb blasts across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.500 people were also wounded, according to Sri L...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction stocks were in the spotlight in the morning section as counters seen to benefit from the resumption of the Bandar Malaysia project rocketed on the news of its revival.
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THE world’s celebration of Easter joy yesterday was marred bloodily by bomb blasts in three Sri Lankan churches and three prime hotels in Colombo.
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Sri Lankan Police said on Sunday that 13 people had been arrested over a series of blasts which killed 228 people across the island nation, reported Xinhua, quoting local media.
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KUCHING, April 22 — Sarawak PKR chief Baru Bian today condemned the multiple bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka yesterday that killed over 200 people and injured hundreds.
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PETALING JAYA: Easter, considered the most important day in the Christian calendar that celebrates Jesus’ resurrection, saw thousands of worshippers attending mass at St Francis Xavier Church here.
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CYBERJAYA: Deputy Prime Minis­ter Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has condemned the acts of terrorism that claimed more than 200 lives in Sri Lanka.
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(April 22): Stocks in Asia are set for a muted start Monday as the Easter holiday weekend continued in many countries.
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PETALING JAYA: A Sri Lankan, who is related to a Malaysian, says Sri Lankans are sad but not fearful after the Easter terror attacks in Colombo killed over 200 people.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today condemned the act of terrorism that claimed more than 130 lives in Sri Lanka, today.
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Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has condemned the act of terrorism that claimed more than 130 lives in Sri Lanka today.
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KOTA KINABALU: Thousands of Christian faithful filled churches in Sabah to celebrate Easter Sunday (April 21), which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter also marks the end of the Christian season of Lent.
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At least 138 people were killed in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sunday after a string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches as worshippers attended Easter services.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail condemned the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka that killed at least 138 people on Easter Sunday today.
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MIRI: Spread the message of hope and love to those who are suffering so that they know there are people who care and love them, says Miri Catholic Diocese Bishop Richard Ng.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal and his wife Datin Seri Shuryani Shuaib have extended their wishes to Christians celebrating Easter.
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KUCHING: It is the responsibility and duty of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, which will be celebrating its first anniversary soon, to be the torch-bearers of hope, said PKR chairman Baru Bian.
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Susanna Liew is hoping for divine intervention after delivering a copy of the Human Rights Commission's report on the disappearance of her husband Raymond Koh to the Christian Federation of Malaysia (...
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KUCHING (Bernama): It is the responsibility and duty of the Pakatan Harapan government, which will be celebrating its first anniversary soon, to be the torch bearers of hope, says Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian.
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KUCHING, April 20 — It is the responsibility and duty of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, which will be celebrating its first anniversary soon, to be the torch-bearers of hope, said Sarawak PKR ...
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MIRI: State minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah is among Sarawak politicians who have conveyed their well-wishes to Christians who are celebrating Holy Week, the most sacred week in the Christian calender.
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GEORGE TOWN: It was a longer than usual Good Friday service at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Pulau Tikus.
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PETALING JAYA: Congregates of the Christ Evangelical Reformed Church marked Good Friday by reflecting on one of the holiest days in the Christian calendar.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong calls on Malaysians to continue keeping the country peaceful and harmonious.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah have conveyed greetings to those observing Good Friday and celebrating Easter.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former PPBM Women chief Anina Saadudin was roundly criticised by netizens, mostly from Sabah, after she questioned the use of billboards here to promote the Christian holy week of Easte...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has called on Malaysians to continue keeping the country peaceful and harmonious.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah conveyed their greetings to those observing Good Friday and celebrating Easter.
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TOKYO, April 19 — Tokyo stocks closed higher today following healthy gains on Wall Street, with Nintendo jumping more than 14 per cent on reports its games and popular Switch console will soon be av...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has said that the government is seriously considering paying monthly income supplements to employers, in order to encourage them to employ graduates and non-graduates.
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TOKYO, April 19 — The US dollar steadied against a basket of currencies today after hitting a 2-1/2-week high overnight as data pointed to a sturdy US economy, while the euro was dented by weak manu...
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GEORGE TOWN: Migrants from Vietnam and the Philippines, students from Sabah and Sarawak and the disabled were among 12 “disciples” who got their feet washed and kissed at a Holy Thursday mass at the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows here.
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NEW YORK, April 18 — US stocks dipped in volatile trading today, ahead of a long Easter weekend, as another drop in healthcare stocks overshadowed gains from industrials after upbeat earnings.
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LONDON, April 18 — Stock markets were mixed today as investors wound down their positions before the Easter break, with positivity surrounding China-US trade talks and healthy Chinese growth failing...