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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested 106 illegal immigrants following a massive operation here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s rubber glove industry needs more workers to ramp up its production to achieve its target of RM20 billion in revenue this year against RM17.5 billion in 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Malaysia’s rubber glove industry needs more workers to ramp up its production to achieve its target of RM20 billion in revenue this year against RM17.5 billion in 2018.
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LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged island residents hit by the tail end of Typhoon Lekima to be resilient and appreciate whatever aid is provided by the government.
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LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today urged victims of the disaster left behind by the tail-end of Typhoon Lekima to be resilient and appreciate the assistance they are receiving from...
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LANGKAWI (Aug 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured) today urged victims of the storm disaster left behind by the tail-end of Typhoon Lekima to be resilient and appreciate the assistan...
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LANGKAWI (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged victims of the storm disaster left behind by the tail-end of Typhoon Lekima to be resilient and appreciate the assistance they receive from the government.
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LANGKAWI (Aug 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today urged victims of the storm disaster left behind by the tail-end of Typhoon Lekima to be resilient and appreciate the assistance they rec...
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LANGKAWI, Aug 12 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today urged victims of the storm disaster left behind by the tail-end of Typhoon Lekima to be resilient and appreciate the assistance they r...
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Malaysia has reintroduced an amnesty scheme to get millions of illegal foreign workers in the country to voluntarily leave, but critics say the move does not tackle the root causes of the problem.
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ALOR STAR: Thirteen participants from Kedah Civil Defence Forces (APM) and National Sports Council (MSN) will embark on an expedition to Nepal in their bid to scale Mount Annapurna, the 10th highest m...
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ALOR STAR: The state government has called on the people of Kedah to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the country’s independence in the full spirit of nationalism and patriotism by flying the Jalur...
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For greater peace of mind, while travelling or working overseas, Oppo Malaysia has announced an extended international warranty service for its flagship Find X and Reno FC Barcelona edition.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 30)(Thomson Reuters Foundation): An undocumented domestic worker has the right to pursue her claim for unpaid wages in Malaysia, a court has ruled, setting a legal precedent migrant...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An undocumented domestic worker has the right to pursue her claim for unpaid wages in Malaysia, the High Court has ruled, setting a legal precedent which migrant rights groups said would...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - An undocumented domestic worker has the right to pursue her claim for unpaid wages in Malaysia, a court has ruled, setting a legal precedent migrant rights groups said would h...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 — An undocumented domestic worker has the right to pursue her claim for unpaid wages in Malaysia, a court has ruled, setting a legal precedent migrant rights groups said would ...
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PETALING JAYA: As Malaysia faces Global Tiger Day with a rapidly-diminishing tiger population, experts are calling for more patrolling and a multi-ministry tiger committee in an effort to halt the decline.
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AUCKLAND: After having his annual leave approved this morning, 24-year-old frequent traveller Martin Craig, began the laborious process of comparing different tourism logos to decide where he should...
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JOHOR BARU: Fakri Raimi dreams of Malaysia one day playing in the World Cup football for amputees.
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Video-streaming platform iFlix has raised over US$50 million in a round anchored by global asset manager Fidelity International ahead of a potential initial public offering.
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PUTRAJAYA: Illegal immigrants should take the opportunity to return home via the “Back for Good” programme instead of paying for dubious services to leave the country, says the Immigration Department.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 19 — Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud today said that the department is targeting to repatriate 200,000 illegal immigrants under the new Back For Go...
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PETALING JAYA: An international workers’ union has welcomed the government’s latest amnesty programme to enable undocumented migrants to leave the country, but said the RM700 compound fee was stil...
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The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: One hundred and sixty six illegal immigrants including 17 Africans were held in integrated crime prevention operations to flush out illegal immigrants at several focus areas around the f...
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PETALING JAYA: Being the pioneer of an end-to-end platform for the management of foreign workers in Malaysia, Bestinet Sdn Bhd is now aiming to expand its Foreign Workers Centralised Management System (FWCMS) to more countries around the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The local ulama council in the conservative Indonesian province of Aceh has declared PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) as haram citing fears that the game can be addic...
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PETALING JAYA: A New York-based non-profit organisation that investigates labour and environmental abuses has helped Malaysian factories improve their treatment of migrant workers.
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The local ulama council in the conservative Indonesian province of Aceh has declared PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) as haram citing fears that the game can be addictive and encourage violent b...
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SERDANG: According to Immigration Department director-general, Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud, the government spends nearly RM3.5 million a month – or an average RM12 per day, per detainee – to ensure...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government spends nearly RM3.5 million a month on food for immigration detainees, an average RM12 per detainee per day.
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There are 14 Immigration Department detention depots across the country, and many of the illegal immigrants remain there for one to two months for processing.
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According to Immigration Department director-general, Khairul Dzaimee Daud, the government spends nearly RM3.5 million a month – or an average RM12 per day, per detainee – to ensure there is adequ...
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SERDANG (Bernama): The government spends nearly RM3.5mil a month - or an average RM12 per day, per detainee, says Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud.
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Dr Teoh Eng Soon KUCHING: The 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference (APOC 13) will be held here for the first time this year, taking place at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) from July 24 to...
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JOHOR BARU: Four men have died while another became blind after consuming illicit samsu (bootleg alcohol) here last night.
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JOHOR BARU, June 18 — Four men died, while one became blind, after consuming liquor suspected to contain methanol in various locations here today.
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PUTRAJAYA: A total of 130 illegals, mostly from African nations, were nabbed in two raids in Kajang and Puchong, last night.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 15 — A total 130 illegals mostly from nations on the African continent were nabbed in two raids in Kajang and Puchong, last night.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): A total of 130 illegal immigrants, mostly from nations on the African continent, were nabbed in two raids in Kajang and Puchong Friday (June 15) night.
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KAJANG: A total of 130 foreign nationals were detained for various offences in an Integrated Operation by the Immigration Department in Kajang and Puchong, last night.
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KAJANG: A total of 130 foreign nationals were detained for various offences in an operation by the Immigration Department in Kajang and Puchong last night.
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KAJANG, June 15 — A total of 130 foreign nationals were detained for various offences in an Integrated Operation by the Immigration Department in Kajang and Puchong, last night.
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A host of questions are hanging over the management of casino operator Donaco International Ltd, which until recently was the vehicle of Joey Lim Keong Yew and Benjamin Lim Keong Hoe — the grandsons...
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KUALA LUMPUR: For decades, the cool, fresh air in Fraser’s Hill has drawn local and foreign visitors alike in search of a holiday in the beautiful outdoors where flora and fauna still flourish.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang has been listed as one of the best destinations to visit for the ultimate Asia experience by CNN Travel, along with 16 other destinations.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd posted one of its best quarterly results ever, led by strong revenue growth overseas and one-time gain from the disposal of a stake in a telecommunication company in Singapore, as well as other non-core ventures.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Telecommunication group Axiata Group Bhd made a turnaround — after reporting four consecutive quarterly losses — by posting a net profit of RM709.05 million for the first qu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd posted one of its best quarterly results ever led by strong revenue growth overseas and one-time gain from the disposal of a stake in a telecommunication company in Singapore, as well as other non-core ventures.
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IPOH: Perak health authorities have yet to detect any foreign carrier of a highly contagious strain tuberculosis (TB), state executive councillor A. Sivanesan said today.
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Alibaba-owned online marketplace and retailer Daraz has named Rakhil Fernando as managing director of Daraz Sri Lanka, effective June 1, 2019.
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Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said.
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IPOH, May 23 — A recent WhatsApp message purporting that a Bangladeshi worker diagnosed with chronic tuberculosis (TB) who fled Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun (HRPB) here is fake news, Perak state ...
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AXIATA Group Bhd president and group CEO Tan Sri Jamaludin Ibrahim had wanted to hear wedding bells among industry peers in several countries, including Malaysia, for at least three years now.
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Nepal Rastra Bank has banned the use of WeChat Pay and Alipay in the country, The Himalayan Times reports.
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KATHMANDU, Nepal said today it has banned popular Chinese digital wallets Alipay and WeChat to prevent the loss of foreign currency earnings from tens of thousands of Chinese tourists.
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SUNGAI PETANI, May 14 — The police have arrested six ‘Geng Man Askar’ members who were apparently stealing cows using stolen vehicles for years.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya is looking to sign an agreement with Tokyo which will see Malaysian blue-collar workers being sent to work in specified sectors in Japan under a visa programme launched last m...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — Malaysia is planning to send skilled workers to Japan under the new visa programme the latter launched on April 1.
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AXIATA Group Bhd’s tower company, edotco Group, is expected to be a major beneficiary of the mega-merger between Axiata and Telenor ASA’s Asian assets.
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Earlier this week, Axiata Group Berhad and Telenor Group had announced that they are in talks to merge their Asian operations.
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SHANGHAI, May 8 — Chinese tech and games giant Tencent today ceased offering the hugely popular multi-player combat game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds which has been targeted for bans in three oth...
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PETALING JAYA: International rating agencies are confident Malaysia will meet its fiscal targets, particularly the 3.4% fiscal deficit-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio this year, according to the Finance Ministry (MoF).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The international rating agencies are confident Malaysia will meet its fiscal targets, particularly the 3.4% fiscal deficit to GDP ratio this year, the Finance Ministy said in a statement.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Malaysia is embracing digital technology especially 5G as a launching pad to become a high-income nation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd announced yesterday that it is in talks with Norway’s Telenor Group to merge their operations in Asia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research is maintaining its Hold rating on Digi.com with a 7% higher target price of RM4.70, which is its discounted cashflow based fair value (RM4.42) plus synergies from a Digi-Celcom merger.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research has upgraded Axiata Group from Hold to Add and raised the target price by 9% to RM4.80 following Axiata/Telenor’s proposed non-cash merger of their Asia operations under a new entity (MergedCo).
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Roslan with winner Leong KUALA LUMPUR: The first motorcycle reality show in Malaysia - Pulsar Dareventure powered by Modenas, has crowned its first Malaysian Pulsar Dareventure.
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Axiata Group Berhad and Digi.com have suspended trading today pending a release of a material announcement.
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In Libya, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is all the rage, especially on the front line in the suburbs of Tripoli.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The rumoured merger of Axiata Group Bhd's and Telenor Group's operations in Asia could enable the merged entities to leapfrog to top positions in terms of market share in countri...
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research expects Norwegian telco Telenor Group, which maintains a 49% stake in Digi.com, to have a majority stake in the merger of the Asian operations with Axiata Group Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research estimates Mitsui & Co will inject US$55mil to US$60mil cash into Axiata Digital Services (ADS) in return for close to a 10% stake in the latter.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two Asian telco giants — Malaysia-based Axiata Group Bhd and Norwegian Telenor Group — are in talks to merge their operations in Asia.
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Poterski and Poterska taking a photo with their Polski Fiat during a stopover in Kuala Lumpur.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pawel Poterski and Joanna Poterska have been bitten by the travel bug for as long as they can remember.
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A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday (May 2) after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal's Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to t...
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SINGAPORE: A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died today after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal’s Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to th...
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SINGAPORE: A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal’s Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according...
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SINGAPORE (Bernama): A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday (May 2) after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal's Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to the portal TODAY.
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SINGAPORE, May 2 — A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died today after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal’s Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours.
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PHOTO ESSAY | In conjunction with Labour Day, Malaysiakini takes a look at some of the migrant workers who keep the country's economy running, taking up the jobs that some Malaysians won't.
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PETALING JAYA, April 30 — Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd (F&N) is ready to implement the sugar tax to be introduced on July 1, says chief executive officer Lim Yew Hoe.
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DENGKIL: The amendment to the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 will increase the minimum penalty for poachers to a RM1mil fine and five years in jail, says Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.
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PETALING JAYA (April 30): Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd (F&N) said it is confident of mitigating the impact from the upcoming sugar tax on most of its beverages.
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JOHOR BARU: The state’s business community has lauded the initiative taken by Star Media Group Bhd to organise the inaugural SPARK Johor 2019.
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SANDAKAN: The Election Commission (EC) today issued 177 postal ballot papers for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election, according to chairman Azhar Azizan Harun (pix).
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With just six months left before he is bound to return to Nepal, factory worker 'Krishna' (name changed to protect his identity) has little hope of claiming unpaid compensation for an injury that led ...
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KATHMANDU: A Malaysian climber rescued after two nights in the open on one of the world’s most treacherous mountains is fighting for his life in critical condition, his doctor said Friday.
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KATHMANDU: A Malaysian climber stranded in the open for two nights on one of the world’s most treacherous mountains has been rescued in Nepal, expedition organisers said.
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KATHMANDU (AFP) - A Malaysian climber rescued after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains is fighting for his life in critical condition, his doctor said on Friday (A...
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KATHMANDU, April 26 — A Malaysian climber rescued after two nights in the open on one of the world’s most treacherous mountains is fighting for his life in critical condition, his doctor said toda...
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KATHMANDU (AFP): A Malaysian climber rescued after two nights in the open on one of the world’s most treacherous mountains is fighting for his life, his doctor said Friday (April 26).
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KATHMANDU (Reuters): A rescue helicopter plucked a Malaysian climber from Mount Annapurna in west Nepal on Friday (April 26), where he was stranded for two days after climbing the world's 10th highest mountain this week, officials said.
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A Malaysian climber stranded in the open for two nights on one of the world's most treacherous mountains was rescued in Nepal on Thursday.Climbing experts said it was a "miracle" that 48-year-old Dr C...
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A rescue helicopter plucked a Malaysian climber from Mount Annapurna in west Nepal on Friday, where he was stranded for two days after climbing the world’s tenth highest mountain this week, official...
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KATHMANDU (April 26): A rescue helicopter plucked a Malaysian climber from Mount Annapurna in west Nepal on Friday, where he was stranded for two days after climbing the world’s tenth highest mounta...