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JAKARTA: Malaysia yesterday assured to Indonesia that it would handle fairly and justly, criminal cases such as rape and murder involving citizens of the republic that are working in Malaysia.
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Malaysia today gave an assurance to Indonesia that it would handle fairly and justly, criminal cases such as rape and murder involving citizens of the republic that are working in Malaysia.
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Malaysia today gave an assurance to Indonesia that it would handle fairly and justly, criminal cases such as rape and murder involving citizens of the republic that are working in Malaysia.
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JAKARTA: Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) in Indonesia has launched the 10th-generation Honda Accord at the 2019 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) in ICE-BSD Tangerang.
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HONG KONG, July 19 — Asian markets rallied today as comments from a top Federal Reserve official were pounced on by investors as indicating the central bank will unveil a deep interest rate cut at t...
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JAKARTA: Toyota Motor Corp. will lead 50 trillion rupiah ($3.6 billion) in investments that global car makers have pledged to plough into Indonesia’s electric-vehicle program in the next five years, Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto said.
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PUTRAJAYA: Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah (pix) is undertaking a three-day working visit to Jakarta starting today, said Wisma Putra.
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FORMER SRC International Sdn Bhd non-executive director Datuk Suboh Md Yassin told the High Court last week that he was not aware that he had been put under witness protection.
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (ANN): The East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Tourism Agency announced on Thursday that Komodo Island is to close by the beginning of 2020.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time since September 2017, ahead of an anticipated Federal Reserve cut late this month, as it tries to help lift economic growth.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry said on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — National top men’s singles shuttler, Lee Zii Jia, pulled off a sensational suprise, en route to booking his place in the quarter-finals in the Indonesia Open Badminton Tour...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The gay sex video that implicated Economics Affairs Minister Mohamed Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and former Santubong PKR Youth chief Haziq Aziz (pix) is unedited, according to a forensic repor...
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SEOUL/JAKARTA: South Korea and Indonesia cut their benchmark interest rates for the first time in years on Thursday, not waiting for an expected reduction soon in U.S. rates as they aim to help borrowers cope with mounting risks to economic growth.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia's central bank on Thursday cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time since September 2017, ahead of an anticipated Federal Reserve cut late this month, as it tries to help lift economic growth.
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Edward Tirtanata was running an artisanal tea lounge called Lewis and Carroll in Jakarta when he discovered a gap in the market involving another beverage – coffee.
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HONG KONG, July 17 — Fresh trade worries and uncertainty about the Federal Reserve's plans for cutting interest rates weighed on Asian markets today while fears of a hard Brexit kept the pound wallo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Kuala Lumpur has dropped three spots to emerge at 44th place in a top 50 global list of Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities), or cities that are able to foster growth of its...
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SEMENYIH: The federal police task force investigating the production of a gay sex video purportedly featuring Economics Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and former Santubong PKR Youth chi...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Dr Ahmad Faisal Muhamad and Kamsiah Kamaruddin have received their letters of appointment as the new Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations in Geneva and Permanent Representative of Malaysia to Asean in Jakarta respectively.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police arrested several people believed to be behind the production and circulation of a gay sex video purportedly of Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali and a deputy minister’s former...
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SEPANG: Umno Supreme Council member Lokman Noor Adam says he will bring the gay sex videos allegedly implicating Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali to be studied by a forensic analyst company...
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A vast, 120-hectare moonscape of toxic, foul-smelling and suppurating waste; this huge dump (the largest uncovered landfill in Southeast Asia) serves the 32 million-strong Jakarta conurbation.
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Dr Hoari holding of replica of the human knee anatomy.
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Abdul Karim (centre) presents a memento to one of the sponsors of RWMF.
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JAKARTA, July 12 — Indonesia’s president promised today to fight the European Union over plans to restrict the use of palm oil in biofuels.
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When it comes to discussing about the future of ecommerce, one thing is clear: it will grow exponentially, especially in Southeast Asia.
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Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said today, as ...
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JAKARTA, July 11 — Indonesia plans to build a 7km bridge to connect two islands in the Malacca Strait, close to Singapore, as part of efforts to develop industry and tourism in the area, the governm...
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SINGAPORE/JAKARTA: When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than she had paid in previous years.
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WASHINGTON, July 11 — By the year 2050, London’s climate will resemble Madrid’s today; Paris will be more like Canberra; Stockholm like Budapest and Moscow like Sofia, according to a new analysi...
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Ride-hailing giant Go-Jek has secured an investment from Siam Commercial Bank Pcl, the Thai lender that counts King Maha Vajiralongkorn as its biggest shareholder, according to people familiar with the matter.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday (July 9).
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday (July 9).
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Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday.
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DIGITAL Marketing Agency Lion & Lion welcomes new managing director John Campbell-Bruce to the Jakarta office to drive Lion & Lion’s second-biggest market.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday (Jul 9).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia on Tuesday rolled out corporate tax breaks for labour-intensive industries and R&D investments in a bid to create jobs in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
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HONG KONG, July 8 — Asian markets retreated today and the US dollar held gains after a blockbuster US jobs report dashed hopes that the Federal Reserve would slash interest rates this month.
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HONG KONG, July 5 — Asian markets fluctuated today as investors steeled themselves for the release of a crucial US jobs report that could have a major bearing on the size of an expected Federal Rese...
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JAKARTA (ANN): AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes has called on the government not to overregulate the aviation industry, arguing that it could kill the business itself.
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PETALING JAYA: An expert in Southeast Asian studies has criticised Malaysians claiming refugee status in Australia, saying they undermine the interest of people fleeing persecution in their home count...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Hankyu Hanshin Properties Corp is entering the overseas commercial real estate leasing business with partial acquisition of two properties in Indonesia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Hankyu Hanshin Properties Corp is entering the overseas commercial real estate leasing business with partial acquisition of two properties in Indonesia.
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HONG KONG, July 4 — Asian markets mostly rose today, tracking a record performance on Wall Street, as investors turned their focus to the upcoming release of US jobs data while hoping for a big Fede...
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Jakarta-based fintech startup FinAccel, the creator of digital credit card Kredivo, has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from MDI Ventures and Telkomsel Mitra Inovasi, the venture arm of Ind...
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JAKARTA (Reuters): Indonesia has asked China to set up a special fund within its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for investment in Southeast Asia's largest economy, after offering China projects worth US$91bil, government officials said on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former non-executive director of SRC International Sdn Bhd, Datuk Suboh Md Yassin told the High Court here yesterday that he was not involved in fund transfers from SRC to its two subsid...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A key prosecution witness in Najib Razak’s corruption and abuse of power trial told the High Court he was unaware he had been placed under the witness protection programme.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd has announced the sale of a second apartment unit in Jakarta to help fund its voluntary separation scheme (VSS). The Practice Note 17 (PN17) status ...
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AI photography startup SweetEscape banked US$6 million in a series A round led by Singapore’s Openspace Ventures and Jungle Ventures.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Sunway Bhd, Prestariang Bhd, Merge Energy Bhd, Dialog Group Bhd and Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Tuesday.
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Low-cost airline, AirAsia, has celebrated its first flight from Penang to Melaka.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd has announced the sale of a second apartment unit in Jakarta to help fund its voluntary separation scheme (VSS). The Practice Note 17 (PN17) status ...
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MANILA, Jakarta and Bangkok: Southeast Asian cities are vast, rambunctious and extremely competitive, verging on the cutthroat.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 28): Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd is disposing of an apartment unit it owns in Indonesia for RM1.45 million to unlock the value of the property.
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JAKARTA: Indonesian regulators have ordered national flag carrier Garuda to "fix and restate" its 2018 financial results over accounting errors within two weeks, and said they would also impose fines on the airline and its directors.
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Indonesia’s Constitutional Court on Thursday confirmed the victory of President Joko Widodo in April’s presidential election, dismissing accusations of cheating by rival Prabowo Subianto.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): While most land-scarce cities pigeonhole their denizens into vertical blocks, Jakarta has given a fresh twist to the development-in-the-sky concept.
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FAVE, a regional loyalty and payments platform has officially announced the addition of two new senior hires to their team - Jason Tan (pic, above) has been appointed as Fave’s new chief financial o...
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MANILA • China can fish in parts of the South China Sea where the Philippines holds exclusive rights, President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman has said, despite warnings from other officials that this ...
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If you’ve ever had to deal with a flight delay or lost baggage, you might understand the frustration of making an insurance claim.
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JAKARTA, June 26 — The director of the investment arm of Indonesian media group Media Nusantara Citra (MNC) <MNCN.JK > said yesterday the group was in talks with Walt Disney Co on a possible investm...
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If you’ve ever had to deal with a flight delay or lost baggage, you might understand the frustration of making an insurance claim.
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HONG KONG, June 25 — Increasing concerns about a conflict between the United States and Iran hit equity markets today and sent gold prices to a fresh six-year high, jolting investor confidence days ...
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If you’ve ever had to deal with a flight delay or lost baggage, you might understand the frustration of making an insurance claim.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia slashed income tax on the sale of luxury properties in the latest bid to spark a revival in its stagnant property sector and support growth in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
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JAKARTA: Indonesian banks and property stocks are beginning to look more appealing with the central bank signaling a cut in interest rates for the first time in almost two years, according to the nation’s largest mutual fund.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s foreign trade surprisingly swung back to a surplus in May, against market expectations of a US$1.38bil deficit, spurring some hopes for improvement in the country’s trade outlook despite the Sino-US trade war.
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Indonesia had reportedly asked Facebook to remove more than 61000 WhatsApp accounts, about a week prior to the Jakarta riots in May 2019.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a seventh month but left the door open for future easing amid a prolonged US-China trade war and the Federal Reserve’s willingness to cut.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia's central bank held its policy interest rate unchanged on Thursday, but moved to cut the reserve requirement for banks and said it was now appeared a "matter of timing and magnitude" before it made its first cut in rates since September of 2017.
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JAKARTA (June 19): The construction of Indonesia's new capital city was scheduled for 2021 and allocation to finance related projects will be set in the 2020 state budget, Xinhua news agency reported...
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KUCHING (June 18): The Sarawak government, through its state-owned power utility, Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), is eyeing the potential sale of additional electricity to Indonesia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Mestron Holdings Bhd, Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, Sarawak Energy Bhd, Damansara Realty Bhd and ARB Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Tuesday.
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KUCHING: Sarawak wants to supply electricity to Indonesia if its capital is moved from Jakarta to Kalimantan.
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JAKARTA (June 17): Indonesia has sent back a consignment of Canadian paper waste, imported via the United States, because it was contaminated with material including plastic, rubber and diapers, the e...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government, through its state-owned power utility, Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), is eyeing the potential sale of additional electricity to Indonesia.
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KUCHING, June 17 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg believes that the state will benefit if Indonesia decides to shift its administrative capital from Java to Kalimantan, Borneo.
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KUCHING (June 17): The Sarawak government, through its state-owned power utility, Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), is eyeing the potential sale of additional electricity to Indonesia.
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An Indonesian university is offering would-be students a novel way to gain admission to the faculty – become a YouTube star first.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — South-east Asian e-commerce platform Zalora aims to maintain its position as a top fashion player in the region due to the good performance seen in all its markets.
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IN the first half of this year, four Asian giants went to the polls.
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JAKARTA (June 14): Malaysia's benchmark palm oil contract closed unchanged on Friday, highlighting still sluggish demand, as gains earlier in the day on Indonesia's plans to increase bio content in bi...
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JAKARTA (June 14): Malaysian palm oil futures gained on Friday as expectations of solid biofuel demand from rival producer Indonesia and lack of crude palm oil (CPO) sellers supported prices.
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KUANTAN: The Malaysian Em­­bassy in Indonesia will render assistance to the six Malaysians arrested for allegedly smuggling 37kg of syabu.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia on Thursday began testing biodiesel with a bio-content of 30% in cars, its energy ministry said, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes to boost local markets for its vast palm oil crop.
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KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA (June 13): Malaysian palm oil futures jumped more than 2% on Thursday, supported by overnight gains in U.S. soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The benchmark palm oil con...
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JAKARTA (June 13): Indonesia on Thursday began testing biodiesel with a bio-content of 30% in cars, its energy ministry said, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes to boost local markets for its vast p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei has confirmed his retirement from the sport.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police confirmed that six Malaysians were arrested in Indonesia for allegedly smuggling 37kg of syabu.
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KUALA LUMPUR: All the speculation on national badminton ace Lee Chong Wei’s imminent retirement is set to be answered tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — All the speculation on national badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei’s imminent retirement is set to be answered tomorrow.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on...
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HONG KONG, June 12 — Asian markets fell today after two days of healthy gains, with Hong Kong the worst performer — sinking two per cent as a huge anti-government protest paralysed key roads in th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The federal police have confirmed that six Malaysians were arrested in Indonesia for allegedly smuggling 37kg of syabu.
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JAKARTA: Six Malaysians have been detained on suspicion of smuggling crystal methamphetamine, or syabu, aboard a luxury yacht.
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JAKARTA (June 11): Six Malaysians have been detained on suspicion of smuggling crystal methamphetamine, better known as syabu in this part of the world, aboard a luxury yacht.
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JAKARTA, June 11 — Six Malaysians have been detained on suspicion of smuggling crystal methamphetamine, better known as syabu in this part of the world, aboard a luxury yacht.