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US intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese technology company in the ...
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WHEN addressing Kedah civil servants at Wisma Darul Aman last month, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits it.
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PETALING JAYA: Human activities are contributing to climate change and this has affected the quality of life in some places around the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) has been hailed for having been listed in Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people this year, an accolade coming in the wake of the hist...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been hailed for having been listed in Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people this year, an accolade coming in the wake of the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Described as a formidable old warhorse, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been listed in Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people this year.
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The European parliament voted on April 17 to fine firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of being asked to do so by authorities.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): With Malaysia yet to make a decision on whether or not to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad tod...
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Time magazine has included Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad in its list of 100 most influential people for this year.The 93-year old leader, who led Pakatan Harapan to a historic victory in the 14th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been listed among Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been listed among Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019.
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Time magazine has included Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad in its list of 100 most influential people for this year.
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The European parliament voted on Wednesday to fine firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of be...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Described as a formidable old warhorse, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been listed in Time Magazine's 100 most influential people this...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Described as a formidable old warhorse Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been listed in Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people this year, following the historic election victory that swept him back to power in the May 9 polls last year.
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Tokyo: Nippon Paint Holdings Co agreed to buy Australia’s DuluxGroup Ltd for A$3.8bil (US$2.7bil) in cash, giving it access to the country’s No. 1 sales channel for paints and coatings, as well as sealants, adhesives, garage doors, cabinets and architectural hardware.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was listed among Time magazine’s 100 most influential people this year, following the victory of Pakatan Harapan (PH) on May 9 last year.
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LONDON, April 17 — The Australian dollar rose to a two-month high today after Chinese economic growth beat forecasts and indicated to some investors that the worst is over for the global economy.
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WELLINGTON, April 17 — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said today her coalition government would not proceed with a proposal for a capital gains tax (CGT) due to a lack of consensus and ru...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The FBM KLCI fell 0.3% at mid-morning today as key heavyweights Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) dragged the benchmark index, against the backdrop of caut...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The FBM KLCI fell in early trade this morning, dragged by losses at index-linked blue chips including Axiata Group Bhd and Public Bank Bhd.
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TOKYO, April 17 — The euro sagged early today following a report that some European Central Bank policymakers have expressed dovish views, with the market awaiting Chinese economic data for further ...
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SYDNEY, April 17 — Asian share markets got off to a guarded start today as investors waited anxiously for a raft of Chinese data that might show policy stimulus is finally gaining traction in the wo...
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WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s central bank governor Adrian Orr said an easing bias on interest rates will remain in place for now and that softer global economic conditions had contributed to the bank’s recent shift to a dovish policy tone.
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A swathe of the world is adopting China’s vision for a tightly controlled Internet over the unfettered American approach, a stunning ideological coup for Beijing that would have been unthinkable less than a decade ago.
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IPOH (April 16): The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, has described New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as a stout-hearted woman with a courageous stand and strong sense of humanity.
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Perak ruler Sultan Nazrin Shah has described New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as a stout-hearted woman with a courageous stand and strong sense of humanity.
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IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, has described New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as a stout-hearted woman with a courageous stand and strong sense of humanity.
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A YouTube fact-check feature which is meant to tackle misinformation accidentally tagged live broadcasts of a fire engulfing Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris with details about the 9/11 terror attacks.
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IPOH, April 16 — Perak’s Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah said speech and action that may lead to disputes between religions should be avoided to preserve the country’s stability and harmony.
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IPOH: Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah says the terrorist attack on Muslims in Chirstchurch in New Zealand should be a lesson to Malaysians that acts that instil hatred and sowed the seeds of hostility are dangerous, especially when done in the name of race and religion.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pikom, the National (ICT) Association of Malaysia, is supportive of the government’s stance to impose a 6% digital tax on foreign service providers as of Jan 1, 2020.
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NEW YORK, April 13 — Annual fan convention Star Wars Celebration is the setting for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order to make its April 13 debut ahead of an expected console and computer release towards ...
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TRANSPARENCY International’s (TI) Corruption Index for 2018 (CPI 2018), which was released on Jan 29 this year, reveals that there is a correlation between corruption and democracy.
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LETTER | We were all distraught with what happened in New Zealand.
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CANADA is a destination that draws many to visit, study or call home, thanks to the friendly and welcoming attitude this country has come to be known for.
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All but one member of New Zealand's parliament voted on Wednesday to change gun laws, less than a month after deadly shooting attacks on two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people.
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Is the dream of one global Internet even still alive?
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Small businesses in Singapore grew less strongly than their counterparts in South-east Asia, despite growing at their strongest pace in three years in 2018 and outperforming...
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WASHINGTON, April 10 ― Is the dream of one global internet still alive?
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Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit on April 9 defended their efforts to remove hate speech from social media sites amid questions from lawmakers in an appearance before the US House Judiciary Committee.
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A US fast food chain has courted controversy for featuring diners eating burgers clumsily using oversized chopsticks in their commercials, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.
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PETALING JAYA: The upcoming digital service tax could present an advantage to local media players, said AmInvestment Bank Research.
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SYDNEY: Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to buy Australian billionaire James Packer’s Crown Resorts Ltd for A$9.99 bil (US$7.12 bil) as the Las Vegas casino empire looks for growth in Asia amid a slowdown in the gambling enclave of Macau.
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KLANG (April 9): Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub denied the existence of development projects which led the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct an...
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Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub denied the existence of development projects which led the MACC to conduct an investigation on his political secretary.
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KLANG: Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub denied the existence of development projects which led the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct an investiga...
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Tech giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing regulatory pressure in Europe, where countries are proposing stricter rules to force them to block extreme material such as terrorist propaganda and child porn.
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SYDNEY: Wynn Resorts Ltd. is in talks to buy Australian billionaire James Packer’s Crown Resorts Ltd. for A$9.99 billion ($7.12 billion) as the Las Vegas casino empire looks for growth in Asia amid a slowdown in the gambling enclave of Macau.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The digital service tax on foreign service providers may benefit media companies with TV and over-the-top (OTT) segments such as Astro, Media Prima and Star Media, says AmBank ...
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The digital service tax which was announced during the 2019 budget (#Belanjawan2019) will take into effect beginning 1st January 2020 at a rate of 6%.
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On a small farm on the outskirts of Christchurch in New Zealand, Omar Nabi digs a small hole and sharpens a knife as he prepares to slaughter a sheep as a blessing to his father – a victim of the ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has fixed 6% as the rate for the digital service tax it wants to implement from Jan 1, 2020, with the threshold set at RM500,000. The Service Tax (Amendment) Bill 2019, al...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today defended the digital tax on foreign service providers that will come into force next year, saying it is to create a level playing field.
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New Zealand’s privacy commissioner has described Facebook as “morally bankrupt“ and suggested his country follow Australia by making laws that could jail executives over streamed violence such as the Christchurch shootings.
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Britain proposed new online safety laws on Monday that would slap penalties on social media companies and technology firms if they fail to protect their users from harmful content.
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APRIL 7 — The statement by Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah that Malaysia’s withdrawal from ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was a political move done ...
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OSLO, April 5 — Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, will streamline its US$300 billion (RM1.2 trillion) fixed-income portfolio by cutting emerging market bonds from the benchmar...
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Ia boleh menjadi momen Jacinda Adern (pasca pembunuhan 50 orang jemaah masjid di Christchurch New Zealand) buat pemimpin Pakatan Harapan (PH), apabila panel 3 orang pesuruhjaya Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi M...
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Around two dozen family members of victims and some survivors of the attacks were present in a New Zealand court on Friday where suspected white supremacist Australian Brenton Tarrant was charged with...
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Australia’s Parliament has passed legislation that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream real violence such as the New Zealand mosque shootings.
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The man accused of carrying out last month’s terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges, reported the Anadolu Agency Thursday, quoting l...
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A trade surplus of RM11.06 billion was recorded in February 2019, up by 22.7 percent year-on-year compared to the same month last year, making it the 256th consecutive trade surplus month since Novemb...
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LONDON, April 3 — Australia’s dollar and the Chinese yuan gained today on hopes for an agreement between Beijing and Washington to end their trade conflict.
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“Almost every person we spoke to was in some stage of grief, trauma or shock,” says Charlotte Greenfield, the first Reuters correspondent to reach Christchurch, New Zealand, on the night a gunman ...
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Australia’s Senate censured an independent right-wing lawmaker on Wednesday for his comments that New Zealand’s mosques shooting massacre which left 50 people dead was a result of letting “Musli...
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The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution that strongly condemns continuing violence and acts of terrorism targeting individuals, including persons belonging to religious minorities...
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SINGAPORE, April 3 — Despite making its exit from China and South-east Asia, Uber yesterday reaffirmed its commitment to its businesses in the region by launching its new Asia Pacific (Apac) Regiona...
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Uber has unveiled its new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore – a market it exited early last year after selling its Southeast Asia business to erstwhile rival Grab.
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Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10% of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove violent material from their platforms, according to a new law proposed by the Australian government.
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Facebook on March 29 said it is tightening live video streaming rules in response to the service being used to broadcast deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand.
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BEIJING: China and New Zealand signed agreements on eliminating double taxation and tax avoidance as the two countries look to shore up relations following a series of incidents that cast doubt on the strength of their economic partnership.
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Weeks before a gunman killed 50 Muslims in Christchurch, a man had threatened to burn copies of the Quran outside New Zealand mosques, in what community leaders said was the latest in a long list of t...
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MARTIN Luther King Jr said, “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a moulder of consensus.” Jacinda Ardern did not try to search for consensus in her reaction to the horror and trag...
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 30 — Facebook yesterday said it is tightening live video streaming rules in response to the service being used to broadcast deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand.
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Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10 percent of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove violent material from their platforms, according to...
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PETALING JAYA: The Legal Profession Qualifying Board has decided to allow the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) holders to sit for the Certificate in Legal Practice Examination (CLPE) from 2021.
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PETALING JAYA: A study has revealed that Malaysians are ranked the fourth-most vacation deprived globally, behind India, South Korea and Hong Kong.
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Thousands of people stood in silence in a Christchurch park today as the names of 50 people shot dead in two mosques were read out at a national memorial service, with speakers calling for the legacy ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — The two Malaysians injured in the March 15 mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand were moved to another hospital yesterday for rehabilitation.
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on March 28 welcomed Facebook’s move to curb support for white nationalism on its platforms but said more needed to be done in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
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Facebook Inc on Wednesday banned praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism, a move that drew qualified approval from New Zealand where a massacre of 50 people in mos...
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Facebook Inc on March 27 banned praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism, a move that drew qualified approval from New Zealand where a massacre of 50 people in mosques was live streamed earlier this month.
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Austria’s far-right Identitarian Movement received cash from the man charged with killing 50 people in mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said...
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TOKYO, March 28 — The US dollar rose today as many of its peers weakened after more central banks opted to shift to a dovish policy stance in the wake of deteriorating economic prospects.
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SYDNEY (March 28): Asian share markets were painted red on Thursday as recession concerns sent bond yields spiralling lower across the globe, overshadowing central bank attempts to calm frayed nerves.
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SYDNEY, March 28 — Asian share markets were painted red today as recession concerns sent bond yields spiralling lower across the globe, overshadowing central bank attempts to calm frayed nerves.
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Self-described neo-Nazi James Fields, who was convicted of killing Heather Heyer by ramming his car into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in a Virginia college town in 2017, pleaded guilty...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Against the backdrop of the deadly terrorist attack in Christchurch, Malaysia and New Zealand are on the same page on the need to forge closer ties to fight terrorism.
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VIENNA (March 27): Austria's government confirmed that there was a financial link between the shooter who gunned down 50 people in New Zealand and a white nationalist fringe group with a strong follow...
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Against the backdrop of the recent deadly terrorist attack in Christchurch, Malaysia and New Zealand are on the same page on the need to forge closer ties to fight terrorism.This follows talks between...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Christchurch terror attacks have opened the doors of those in New Zealand to Islam.
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Against the backdrop of the recent terrorist attack in Christchurch, Malaysia and New Zealand are on the same page on the need to forge closer ties to fight terrorism.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Against the backdrop of the recent deadly terrorist attack in Christchurch, Malaysia and New Zealand are on the same page on the need to forge closer ties to fight terrorism.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — Against the backdrop of the recent deadly terrorist attack in Christchurch, Malaysia and New Zealand are on the same page on the need to forge closer ties to fight terrorism...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has agreed to strengthen bilateral ties with the New Zealand government to fight the “scourge” of terrorism, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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THE Solidarity4Peace rally at Dataran Merdeka on Saturday was a very pertinent response to the tragedy in Christchurch, New Zealand where Muslims at two mosques were gunned down, leaving 50 dead and m...
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SEPANG, March 26 — New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters arrived today to begin a two-day working visit to Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There was a drop in the number of unemployed youths – from 309,700 (11.5%) in 2017’s fourth quarter to 293,700 (10.5%) in last year’s fourth quarter – the Dewan Rakyat was told t...
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New Zealand’s largest news website, Stuff, cracked down on reader comments March 26 after the Christchurch mosque massacre sparked debate about how the media handles online hate.