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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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PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak has posed two questions pertaining to the resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) to the Pakatan Harapan government.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong never said that the combined RM180bil in gross development value (GDV) for the Bandar Malaysia and Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) projects are direct profits.
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KUANTAN: Police have not discounted the possibility that foreigners might own a Facebook account called ‘Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka’ which was reported to have carried insulting postings about the Yang...
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SHAH ALAM: A transport company manager lost RM1.6 million after being cheated by a ‘love scam’ syndicate led by foreigners from African countries.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The High Court here today prohibited any parties from uploading and sharing any recording of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak´s ongoing trial involving SRC International Sdn Bhd ...
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Samsung announced that their entry-level Galaxy M10 smartphone will be made available in Malaysia on April 22 as an online exclusive.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): A transport company manager lost RM1.6mil after being cheated by a ‘love scam' syndicate led by foreigners.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — MCA president Wee Ka Siong today denied that he had said the combined RM180 billion in gross development value (GDV) for the Bandar Malaysia and Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) pro...
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Ten new members of the Johor state executive council took their oaths before state ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today.According to a post on the ruler's official Facebook page, the ceremony wa...
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JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, today conferred on the new Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal a state award that carries the title ‘Datuk’. According ...
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Sri Lankan authorities turned off most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content.
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Sina, which had 462 million active users on Weibo at the end of 2018, was chosen as first partner for the initiative because of its enormous trove of data.
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Facebook Inc’s head of global affairs said the social-media company is willing to explore ways to exempt some European parties and EU elections from its rules about online political advertising, the Financial Times reported.
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Washington Post says discussions between Facebook and Federal Trade Commission officials about the company’s data-handling lapses have touched on instituting some sort of oversight for company CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today prohibited any parties from uploading and sharing any recording of former premier Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s ongoing trial involving SRC International Sdn...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the selection of the new line-up of the Johor state executive council must have been made by Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) and that the Sultan of Johor, Sult...
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PETALING JAYA: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatud­din Al-Mustafa Billah Shah conveyed Malaysia's support and solidarity to the people of Sri Lanka as the nation reels from the deadly Easter Day bombings.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here has prohibited any parties from uploading and sharing any recording of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s ongoing trial involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds on social media.
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Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has no influence on the reshuffle of the state executive council, according to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad."The Johor sultan has no influence," he tol...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 22): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the selection of the new line-up of the Johor state executive council must have been made by Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) and that the Sultan of ...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong is shocked and appalled at the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka.
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PETALING JAYA: A Christian group here has condemned the Easter Day terrorist bombings in Sri Lanka and affirms the right to worship safely.
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Sri Lanka was hit by multiple coordinated bombings yesterday which happens to be  Easter Sunday, a major celebration for the Christian community.
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People familiar with the matter confided to CNBC that Facebook is working on a voice assistant to complete with Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri.
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Ten new members of the Johor state executive council took their oaths before state ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today warned the defence and prosecution teams in Najib Razak’s SRC International trial against circulating court recording and transcription (CRT) videos on social...
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NEW YORK: This week will go a long way in determining whether investors should be concerned about the dawning of an earnings recession or whether back-to-back quarters of negative growth can be avoided in what is the heaviest week for profit reporting by US companies.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC trial enters its sixth day today amidst controversy over the former premier's aide uploading a court video recording on his Facebook account, wh...
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PETALING JAYA: The battery plant that is allegedly discharging hazardous waste at Kampung Jenjarom, Selangor, must be shut down immediately, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Malaysia is ready to provide assistance to the Sri Lankan government for recovery efforts in affected areas after a co-ordinated wave of bombings struck several locations on...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is ready to provide assistance to the Sri Lankan government for recovery efforts in affected areas after a coordinated wave of bombings struck several locations on the island co...
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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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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) is no environmental champion, but has instead betrayed the rakyat, MCA president Wee Ka Siong said today.
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MCA president Wee Ka Siong today claimed the Pakatan Harapan government has acknowledged that 1MDB, described by the US Department of Justice as "the largest kleptocracy case in US history", was benef...
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PETALING JAYA: The battery plant discharging hazardous waste that has polluted the drainage and waterways in Kampung Jenjarom in Kuala Langat, Selangor, must be shut down immediately, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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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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Two Sri Lankan churches and two hotels were hit by explosions on Easter Sunday, wounding several people, police sources said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have opened investigations over the transmission of a video clip from a closed-circuit television (CCTV) recording of the proceedings of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib...
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Apple is scheduled to launch the next generation of its operating system, iOS 13, in June during its annual developer's conference WWDC.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The police have opened investigations over the transmission of a video clip from a closed-circuit television (CCTV) recording of the proceedings of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's trial that was uploaded on Facebook.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The police have opened investigations over the transmission of a video clip from a closed-circuit television (CCTV) recording of the proceedings of former prime minister Dat...
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JOHOR BARU: As Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar calls on the authorities to step up patrols to prevent the illegal dumping of sludge within the state’s waters, more oil spills were spotted during the clean-up off Kota Tinggi.
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong is calling on court officials to take action against those who uploaded a video showing snippets of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s court case on social media platforms including Facebook.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police will open investigations after a CCTV recording of proceedings in the trial Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak, went viral after it was uploaded on Facebook.
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KOTA KINABALU - Remarks by a prominent woman politician from Peninsula Malaysia over a Good Friday greeting in Sabah has drawn public ire, after she questioned the use of the large advertising board, ...
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COMMENTARY, April 20 — One-time Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia women’s chief Anina Saadudin probably thought posting the image of a billboard in Sabah conveying well-wishers to those observing the...
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SANDAKAN: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong (pix) today said that a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) wi...
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak has thrown support behind a petition urging the government to broadcast his trial live, sharing a link to the petition on his Facebook page.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — The police will open investigation under the Police Inquiry Paper regarding the viral of a closed circuit TV camera recording of proceedings on the trial of former prime min...
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A Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be established.
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak today cried foul over unfair coverage of his ongoing court case.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have opened an investigation paper into the leakage and uploading on Facebook of a video clip of the closed-circuit television camera footage of the ongoing trial involving former...
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SANDAKAN (Bernama): Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said Saturday (April 20) that a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be established.
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SANDAKAN, April 20 — Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (M...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) women's chief Anina Saadudin has drawn public ire after she questioned the use of billboards to convey well-wishes to Christians observing the Christian Holy Week in Sabah.
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COMMENT | In a recent online survey conducted by the Sarawak Patriots Association on the recent defeat of the MA63 amendment bill, one of the questions was “Do you think it is wise for the Sarawak G...
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KUCHING, April 20 ― Despite never meeting each other, a government officer was willing to give a woman RM60,000 over their three-year relationship, Sarawak Commercial Crimes Investigation Department...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 ― The police said today it will lodge report in order to initiate a probe against a Court Recording and Transcription (CRT) video of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC Internation...
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JOHOR BARU, April 20 — Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar has today ordered the authorities to increase and tighten their patrols along Johor’s waters to curb illegal disposals of oil waste activ...
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KOTA KINABALU: A video showing snippets of former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's court case on SRC International has been shared on various social media platforms including Facebook.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar wants authorities to step up patrols to prevent the illegal dumping of sludge in the state’s waters.
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SIBU: A civil servant, who believed that he had found his true love, sent RM60,000 as dowry to the woman for their marriage, only to realise later that he got scammed.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Travel vlogger Nas Daily has invited his Malaysians fan to his meetup in Singapore Botanic Gardens this afternoon with less than 24 hours to spare.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — A former special officer to Datuk Seri Najib Razak has defended uploading on Facebook a Court Recording and Transcription (CRT) video of his former boss’s SRC Internationa...
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PETALING JAYA: The 2,200 matri­culation seats offered to Indian students for the 2018 academic year was a one-off initiative by the pre­vious government, the Education Ministry said.
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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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Facebook collects huge amounts of data about its users. As if this weren't bad enough, we know that the social media company also gives out some of this information to third parties.
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Last month, it was revealed that the social media platform Facebook has been storing nearly 600 million user passwords in plain text.
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Launched back in February, YTL Communications and Facebook have collaborated together to deploy Terragraph gigabit wireless network in Penang.
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GEORGE TOWN: A women’s rights group today decried the public prosecutor’s decision to drop a murder case against an employer who allegedly abused her Indonesian maid.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government is studying the possibility of introducing an act on cyber security, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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PETALING JAYA: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia will be lodging a police report against a former special officer of Datuk Seri Najib Razak for sharing a video of the latter's SRC International trial on Facebook.
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Samsung has announced that their entry-level Galaxy M10 smartphone will be made available in Malaysia on April 22 as an online exclusive.
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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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Facebook said in a press release that it had been storing passwords of millions of Instagram users in a readable format, reported Sputnik news agency.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — “Millions” of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said yesterday, raising its original estimate of tens of thou...
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Football players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms.
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Almost instantly after the sparks ignited at Notre-Dame de Paris on April 15 evening, footage of the flames proceeding to swallow the cathedral’s iconic spire spread through social media. And whenever a disaster becomes international news, as we’ve seen time and again, a Silicon Valley mishap is sure to follow close behind.
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A powerful regulatory authority in New Mexico is requiring the state’s largest utility to bill Facebook US$39mil for a new transmission line construction.
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“Millions” of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said April 18, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands.
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The Tampines Mall in Singapore was forced to close for several hours after a fire broke out on Thursday.According to local news reports, a man was taken to the hospital due to smoke inhalation.In a st...
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NEW YORK, April 19 — Next week will go a long way in determining whether investors should be concerned about the dawning of an earnings recession or whether back-to-back quarters of negative growth ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Deputy Minister Ong Kian Ming today corrected mistakes made by a senior UBS official who said that the Swiss banking giant has not invested in Malaysia for the past five yea...
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PUTRAJAYA: Newly-appointed Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal has called on the Prime Minister, his first after assuming the post on April 14.
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GEORGE TOWN: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong is surprised that Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has cleared the company involved in the Penang undersea tunnel project of any wrongdoing.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — On Wednesday, people familiar with the matter confided to CNBC that Facebook is working on a voice assistant to complete with Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri.
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When was the last time you heard of BlackBerry Messenger’s name?
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LONDON, April 18 — Social media giant Facebook today banned various far-right British groups including the English Defence League from its network for promoting hate and violence.
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed hope of Formula One racing making a return to the Sepang race circuit.
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PETALING JAYA: A job seeker who responded to an advertisement on Facebook ended up with three police cases against him.
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Fraudsters are taking advantage of the Notre-Dame fire to fool donors into handing over cash believing they are helping to rebuild the gutted Paris cathedral, officials have warned.
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On Libya’s front lines, fighters often hold a gun in one hand and a smartphone in the other, using their cameras in the propaganda war.
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Australian electoral authorities say they have for the first time set up a cybersecurity task force and are working with social media companies to tackle misinformation in the run up to general elections on May 18.
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Google and Amazon will have to tell companies how they rank products on their platforms while Facebook and other tech firms will have to be more transparent about their terms and conditions under new EU rules approved on April 17.
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PETALING JAYA: Do you want to enjoy scrolling through Facebook without the fear of your “friends” spoiling the Avengers: Endgame for you?
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — More than four million people will face water supply disruption for up to four days from April 24 due to the shutdown of the Selangor River Phase 2 Water Treatment Plant for...
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Christian civil servants will be granted unrecorded leave for Good Friday beginning this year, according to Public Service Department director-general Borhan Dolah.
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Facebook recently stated that the company has stopped using email password verification as a method to verify users when they first signed up for Facebook.