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BUKIT MERTAJAM (May 24): The Government has not discussed calls by certain non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to shut down vernacular schools, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wa...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: The government has not discussed calls by certain non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to shut down vernacular schools, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, May 24 — The government has not discussed calls by certain non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to shut down vernacular schools, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Several developed countries have been accused by NGOs of trying to kill the proposed resolution on drug price transparency at the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland.
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The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia plans to overcome the challenges of achieving universal health coverage (UHC), says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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GENEVA, May 20 — The World Trade Organisation’s quarterly outlook indicator showed today that global goods trade growth was likely to remain weak, with a reading of 96.3, unchanged from February, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — It is now possible for Muslims to fulfil their zakat (tithe) obligations by paying it to the Malaysian Medical Relief Society (Mercy Malaysia).
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PUTRAJAYA: The recent amendment to the classification of plastic waste under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such wastes from other countries more effectively, says Yeo Bee Yin.
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ZURICH, May 17 — Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva’s commercial register sho...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The recent amendment to the classification of plastic wastes under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such waste from other countries more effectively, says Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 17 — The recent amendment to the classification of plastic wastes under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such wastes from other...
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GENEVA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) has urged netizens to be more responsible on social media following the news of a teenager who killed herself after receiving a ...
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GENEVA (May 16): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail concluded her working visit to Geneva on Thursday with the message that Malaysia was determined to actively participate in al...
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GENEVA (May 16): Telecommunication companies have been invited to participate in the early warning system for disasters that will enable Malaysians to receive notifications or alerts on their smart ph...
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GENEVA, May 16 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has urged netizens to be more responsible on social media following the news of a teenager who killed herself after receivi...
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GENEVA: Telecommunication companies have been invited to participate in the early warning system for disasters that would enable Malaysians to receive notifications or alerts on their smart phones bef...
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GENEVA (Bernama): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail took part in a ministerial roundtable at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) on the last day of her three-day working visit here.
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Telecommunication companies have been invited to participate in an early warning system for disasters that will enable Malaysians to receive notifications or alerts on their smartphones before disaste...
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GENEVA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) on Wednesday visited the Geneva Islamic Cultural Foundation and met its leadership.
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GENEVA: The Pakatan Harapan government wants Malaysia to be known globally as a country of integrity and its anti-corruption drive, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said.She said the government had taken several initiatives after winning the 14th general election last year by setting up the Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) as well as the National Anti-Corruption Plan 2019 -2023 on Jan 28.
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GENEVA (May 15): Malaysia will continue to strive to strengthen the role of women in disaster risk management to ensure that 100 percent of the population are covered and benefit from risk reduction a...
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GENEVA, May 15 — Malaysia will continue to strive to strengthen the role of women in disaster risk management to ensure that 100 per cent of the population are covered and benefit from risk reductio...
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GENEVA (May 15): Malaysia will continue to contribute to and promote disaster risk reduction (DRR) at all levels (domestically, regionally and internationally), towards the full implementation of the ...
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GENEVA (May 15): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today held a bilateral meeting with the Vice President of Indonesia Mohamed Jusuf Kalla to discuss matters of mutual interest...
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GENEVA (May 15): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Pakatan Harapan government wants Malaysia to be known as a country of integrity and anti-corruption in the internati...
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Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Pakatan Harapan government wants Malaysia to be known as a country of integrity and anti-corruption in the international arena.
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GENEVA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Pakatan Harapan government wants Malaysia to be known as a country of integrity and anti-corruption in the international aren...
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BRUSSELS, May 15 — Italy's deteriorating public finances will break European Union rules this year and next unless Rome alters its policies, but the EU executive is split on how to best handle the c...
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GENEVA (Bernama): Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Pakatan Harapan government wants Malaysia to be known as a country of integrity and anti-corruption in the international arena.
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GENEVA, May 15 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Pakatan Harapan government wants Malaysia to be known as a country of integrity and anti-corruption in the inte...
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GENEVA (May 14): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has arrived here for a three-day working visit to lead the Malaysian delegation to the sixth edition of the Global Platform f...
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GENEVA, May 14 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has arrived here for a three-day working visit to lead the Malaysian delegation to the sixth edition of the Global Platform...
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After making its debut as a concept car at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Honda has confirmed that its first fully electric urban vehicle will be named the Honda e.
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GENEVA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is leading the Malaysian delegation to the sixth edition of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR), held in Geneva, S...
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GENEVA, May 14 ― Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is leading the Malaysian delegation to the sixth edition of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR), held i...
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GENEVA, May 14 — China yesterday blamed US policies for creating an “existential crisis” at the World Trade Organisation, and urged reform of the body to help it withstand the pressure from Wash...
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MIRI: A documentary on the massive forest clearing happening on land adjacent to Mulu National Park in northern Sarawak have been released to the public in Europe.
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GENEVA: They are some of the world's top-performing cars, with high-quality engines and cutting-edge technology under the bonnet.
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LONDON: Honda is moving ahead with its 'Electric Vision' by confirming the name of its first fully electric urban vehicle – the ‘Honda e’ – and by announcing that the next-generation Jazz will...
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GENEVA, May 6 — A Swiss court has ruled that a former Uber driver was an employee of the ride-sharing firm, not an independent contractor, in a potentially landmark decision, the driver’s lawyer s...
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MIRI: Swiss environmental-activist group Bruno Manser Foundation has brought a group of Penans from Mulu National Park to Europe to stage public demonstrations.
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PETALING JAYA: A delegation of indigenous representatives from Sarawak is currently in Europe to “expose the Malaysian palm oil industry’s detrimental practices”, the Swiss-based Bruno Manser Fu...
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GENEVA: Singer announces that the Track1 collection by Singer Reimagined will be on permanent display within the new Phillips Perpetual gallery in Mayfair, a new watch collectors’ destination create...
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GENEVA: Watches of Switzerland Group Ltd, the UK’s biggest seller of luxury timepieces, said it’s considering an initial public offering in London that could help fuel expansion into the US market.
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GENEVA: Opec tries to depoliticise oil, the producer group’s secretary-general was quoted by the Iranian oil ministry as saying on Thursday, following accusations by Iran that the United States is using oil as a weapon against Tehran.
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GENEVA, May 1 — Any country using oil as a weapon could cause the collapse of oil producer group Opec, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said today, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the oil...
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A leading Malaysian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activist has accused the authorities of intimidation after a statement he read to the UN Human Rights Council led to him being questio...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Leading LGBT activist Numan Afifi (pix) on Monday accused authorities of intimidation after a statement he read to the UN Human Rights Council led to him being questioned by police.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — A leading Malaysian LGBT+ activist today accused authorities of intimidation after a statement he read to the UN Human Rights Council led to him being questioned by police.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — Police questioned activist Numan Afifi about an unidentified foreigner’s speech and not his own remarks during the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) summit in Ge...
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Young children should not spend more than an hour a day watching television and videos or playing computer games and infants less than one year old should not be exposed to electronic screens at all, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
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PETALING JAYA: The government is making all efforts to ensure the country will no longer be the world’s dumping ground for plastic waste, says Yeo Bee Yin.
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GENEVA: Politicians in the Swiss city of Geneva plan to punish the drivers of cars that are too loud using noise radar devices, Germany's Autobild motoring gazette reports.
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The UN human rights body has condemned the beheadings of 37 Saudi nationals across the kingdom this week, saying most were minority Shi'ite Muslims who may not have had fair trials and at least three ...
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Naza Italia has officially launched the Ferrari F8 Tributo in conjunction with the 10th anniversary celebrations of Ferrari Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia.
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LETTER | We refer to the Malaysiakini report Cops summon LGBT activist for questioning over UN speech.
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APRIL 19 — In March 2019, Malaysian human rights defender Numan Afifi made an intervention at the UPR (Universal Periodic Review) Adoption Reports at the Human Rights Council, Geneva.
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GENEVA, April 18 — The United States won a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling today against China’s use of tariff-rate quotas for rice, wheat and corn, which it successfully argued limited mark...
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The 2019 World Car of the Year Awards was just concluded yesterday at the New York International Auto Show, and the title winner was none other than the Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover.
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PETALING JAYA: An LGBT activist has been asked to apologise and retract his claim of the existence of state-sponsored violence against the LGBT community in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Coalition of local human rights groups Comango has urged the police and the Home Ministry to stop all forms of intimation against human rights defenders, after activist Numa...
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PETALING JAYA: Gay rights activist Numan Afifi has been called up by the police over a speech made at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) in Geneva in March.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Safe Kids Malaysia Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) executive director, Assoc Prof Dr Kulanthayan KC Mani has been elected to the board of directors of the Geneva-registered Global Allian...
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Inventors from all walks of life offered new products to help dog owners, elderly patients and time-pressed personnel recruiters this week as the annual international inventions exhibition got underway in Geneva.
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GENEVA, April 12 — South Korea won the bulk of its appeal yesterday in a dispute at the World Trade Organisation over import bans and testing requirements it had imposed on Japanese seafood in the w...
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SINGAPORE announced that its work in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Governance and Ethics has won a top award at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes.
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US security concerns about 5G mobile networks built by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei appear to be driven by politics and trade rather than any evidence, the head of the UN internet and telecoms agency...
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The government of Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has rejected an appeal by a United Nations expert not to revise Brazilian history by denying a military coup occurred in 1964.
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GENEVA, April 2 — Global trade growth is expected to be lower in 2019 than it was last year, the World Trade Organisation forecast today, citing widespread “tensions” and economic uncertainty.
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GENEVA: The race to feed the world’s growing vegetarian population is heating up as Nestle SA unveiled plans to introduce its soy-protein-based burgers across Europe and the U.S. this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — Religious minorities like the Shiah and Ahmadiyyah Muslim communities risk persecution and discrimination because of weak legislation, a report by international judges and l...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — Religious minorities like the Shiah and Ahmadiyyah Muslim communities risk persecution and discrimination because of weak legislation, a report by international judges and l...
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GENEVA, March 19 — Chinese telecoms giant Huawei led the pack with Asia accounting for more than half of the international patent applications at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (Wipo) ...
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LETTER | The Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) participated in the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva on March 14, during which the council adopted the report made during the 3rd Cycle...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) expressed disappointment today with the government’s decision not to accede to the International Convention on the Elimin...
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LETTER | The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is disappointed by the government’s decision to abolish the mandatory death penalty only rather than a total abolition of the death penalty...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — A complaint to the World trade Organisation (WTO) and a review of Asean-European Union (EU) relations are among the more drastic measures to be taken if discrimination again...
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The Web’s inventor knows his revolutionary innovation is coming of age, and doesn’t always like what he sees: state-sponsored hacking, invasion of privacy, online harassment, hate speech and misinformation among the ills of its “digital adolescence”.
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World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on March 11 slammed the increasing commodification of personal information and appealed for Internet users to strive to maintain “complete control” of their data.
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The Pagani Zonda C12 and Huayra Roadster.
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GENEVA, March 12 — World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee yesterday slammed the increasing commodification of personal information and appealed for internet users to strive to maintain “complete ...
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The fraying World Wide Web needs to rediscover its strengths and grow into maturity, its designer Tim Berners-Lee said on March 11, marking the 30th anniversary of the collaborative software project his supervisor initially dubbed "vague but exciting".
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GENEVA: As one of the few motorbikes to be exhibited, the new Ducati Diavel 1260 has caused a stir at the Geneva Motor Show, which runs until March 17.
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GENEVA: Mitsubishi is making a statement at the Geneva Motor Show by updating its SUV range.
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The Voiture Noire by Bugatti.
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GENEVA: Of all the cars on display at the sprawling show here, the electric SUV concept from Aston Martin-owned Lagonda is perhaps the most striking.
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GENEVA: Audi has unveiled a new Q4 e-tron SUV concept that it says is designed to make all-electric driving more accessible to a broader customer base.
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GENEVA: Lamborghini showed off its new Aventador SVJ Roadster at the Geneva Motor Show.
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GENEVA: Kia says its latest electric crossover study can be charged fully wirelessly, a feature that - for now - adds as much expense as it does convenience.
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GENEVA: After unveiling the F8 Tributo on Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show — the first of five Ferrari models to come out this year — Ferrari announced that the next will launch in May, and it wil...
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GENEVA: First Porsche, now Piech: The second big family name from Germany's car dynasty is now also set to be emblazoned on the bonnet of an electric sports car in the near future.
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Taking centre stage at the Mercedes-Benz stand in Geneva is the all-new Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake, combining sensual design with practicality.
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Daimler and BMW are teaming up to develop autonomous driving technology to cut costs and set an industry standard that can help to shape future regulation for self-driving cars, senior executives said on Wednesday.
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GENEVA: Alfa Romeo has unveiled the company's second-ever SUV, albeit in concept form.
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GENEVA: Volkswagen had a world premiere of its ID.
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GENEVA: Honda’s new urban electric vehicle debuted at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show in the form of the Honda e Prototype.
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BANGI: Yemen thanked the Malaysian government for making a US$100,000 (RM409,000) pledge at a United Nations (UN) high-level event in Geneva, Switzerland last week to help the war-torn country address...
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GENEVA: Making its world debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the new Mazda CX-30 is the second model in the company’s next-generation line-up.
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GENEVA: Nissan is introducing the world to the IMQ crossover, a heavily-styled hybrid concept outfitted in tomorrow's intelligent technology.