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Australia’s national broadcaster and the two biggest newspaper publishers called on the government on Wednesday to protect press freedom, declaring media laws outdated, inconsistent and used by the ...
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SYDNEY: The Australian and New Zealand dollars were on track for a sixth straight session of gains on Tuesday against a U.S. dollar weakened by expectations for an aggressive cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve next month.
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JUNE 24 — “5G” is the latest media buzzword.
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Media companies are responsible for defamatory comments made on their Facebook pages, an Australian court said in a landmark ruling Monday.
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Augmented reality (AR) wizarding game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now available in Malaysia but be warned that it consumes a lot of data.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is willing to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) without India “for the time being.” Speaking at the CNBC’s interview with Tanvir Gill today,...
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Malaysia is willing to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) without India “for the time being”.
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The advertising industry’s annual gathering on the French Riviera has become a recurring cycle of contrition from technology giants and admonishment from the Mad Men.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has indicated that Malaysia is willing to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement without India for the time b...
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BANGKOK: Southeast Asian leaders made an impassioned plea against protectionism at a regional summit in Bangkok Sunday, warning that a dragging US-China trade spat could hammer their export-led econom...
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BANGKOK: Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan o-cha has called on Asean to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by this year to form the world’s largest free trade are...
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BANGKOK, June 23 — Thailand’s premier made an impassioned plea against protectionism today at a meeting of South-east Asian leaders where the fallout from the US-China tariff war has dominated tal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 — Harry Potter fans, it’s time to drop your books and pick up your (virtual) wands.
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BANGKOK: Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said Malaysia is committed to ensuring ‘free and fair trade’ aspect be part of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP...
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BANGKOK, June 22 — Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today said that Malaysia is committed to signing the Regional Comprehensive Econo­mic Partnership (RCEP) as long as it constitutes ...
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BANGKOK: Southeast Asian leaders gathered in Bangkok on Saturday determined to drive forward the world’s largest commercial pact, with the trade war between the US and China clouding the outlook for...
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BANGKOK, June 22 ­— Led by China — and excluding the United States — the sprawling Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RECP) is poised to become the biggest global trade deal, linking ...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd (MRCB) won the prestigious Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) took home the Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday.
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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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PETALING JAYA: De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong will be establishing a committee on the possibility of replacing the Certificate of Legal Practice (CLP) examination with a Common Bar Course (CBC)....
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) took home the Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne, Australia yesterday.
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SINGAPORE: Treasuries led a global bond rally, with 10-year yields dropping below 2% for the first time since November 2016 as expectations grow that major central banks will ease policy.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has urged all parties to cooperate with the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in order to uncover the truth behind the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB) took home the prestigious Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne yesterday.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 20 ― The Harry Potter equivalent of Pokémon Go, a mobile game that has players finding virtual creatures and objects using real world locations, is to launch in the US and UK on...
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PETALING JAYA: The mother of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17’s co-pilot says she is happy to finally know the identities of the men who shot down the ill-fated aircraft nearly five years ago.
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The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite augmented reality (AR) game is finally being launch this Friday, June 21. However, it will only be for gamers in the United States and United Kingdom first.
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KUANTAN, June 19 — PAS Youth showed its support for fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik and the late former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi today, during the wing’s muktamar or annual congress h...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Rakuten Trade has set a “buy” call on Mestron Holdings Bhd on the steel pole maker’s intentions to enhance its international footprint namely in Brunei, New Zealand and S...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — Rakuten Trade has set a “buy” call on Mestron Holding Bhd on the steel pole maker’s intentions to enhance its international footprint namely in Brunei, New Zealand and ...
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A New Zealand man who admitted redistributing the livestream video of the Christchurch terror attack has been sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.
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Singapore-based venture capital firm Qualgro led a roughly US$11.2 million series A funding round for Pazzi, a brand and development company spun out of the French robotics and foodtech startup Ekim.
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Twitch Interactive Inc, the livestreaming platform owned by Amazon.com Inc, sued anonymous trolls who flooded the site last month with pornography, violent content and copyrighted movies and television shows.
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TOKYO: The dollar held near a two-week high against its major rivals on Monday ahead of a crucial U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that many expect will lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut to bolster the world's largest economy.
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TOKYO, June 17 — The dollar hovered near a two-week high early today, as strong US retail sales data tempered some of the fears about a sharp downturn in the world’s largest economy.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians travelling to New Zealand will soon need to pay for a travel document and levy to get into the country.
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Brenton Tarrant, the accused Australian gunman in the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand three months ago, pleaded not guilty to 92 charges stemming from the massacre and will stand trial i...
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IPOH: Sacrifices made by war veterans to keep the country safe must be appreciated by all Malaysians, says Indian High Commissioner to Malaysia Shri Mridul Kumar.
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Previous reports indicated that Huawei has prepared its own operating system in case it loses access to Android.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Instagram went out of service early this morning, with users complaining that the mobile app would not refresh, while loading up the website on a browser resulted in a “So...
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An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year.
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LIMA/SHANGHAI: China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model.
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MUNICH: BMW announced that its 3 Series Touring (G21) - a station wagon version of the 3 Series sedan will get its public introduction from June 25 to 27.
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Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service.
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SYDNEY: Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service.
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SINGAPORE (June 11): ST Group Food Industries, a food and beverage group headquartered in Australia, has launched its preliminary offer document with Singapore Exchange (SGX) to list on the Catalist B...
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The Penang Malaysian Trade Union Congress has criticised the salary levels of the members of the police force, and other civil servants as well.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Salaries, logistics and requirements of lower-­ranked police personnel will be given priority in efforts to enhance the integrity of the police force, says Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The salaries of lower-ranked members of the police – sergeants and below – are low and not enough to cover the cost of living, especially those stationed in cities, says Inspector-Ge...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Speculations have surfaced regarding AmBank Group ex-chief financial officer (CFO) Mandy Rutherford (pictured) after she withdrew from taking up one of the most senior banking...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — The lower ranked police personnel’s salaries, logistics and requirements will be given priority in efforts to enhance the integrity of the police force, says Inspector-Gene...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The lower ranked police personnel’s salaries, logistics and requirements will be given priority in efforts to enhance the integrity of the police force, says Inspector-General of Polic...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Lower-ranked police personnel's salaries, logistics and requirements will be given priority in efforts to enhance the integrity of the police force, says Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Speculations have surfaced regarding AmBank Group  ex-chief financial officer (CFO) Mandy Rutherford after she withdrew from taking up one of the most senior banking roles in ...
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In 2018, over 800,000 tonnes of trash from predominantly developed countries such as the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand was shipped into Malaysia to be recycled in illegal plants - who's owners simply burn or dump into landfills the trash that cannot be recycled.
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GEORGE TOWN: SLP Resources Bhd is counting on its exports to Australia and Japan to drive the group’s top and bottom line in 2019, as domestic demand continues to contract.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Shopify Inc, a multi-channel commerce platform, has released its first global State of Commerce report with insights on what drives direct-to-consumer commerce and buying behavi...
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LONDON, June 7 — The synchronised global economic expansion, cheered on by investors who pushed Wall Street stocks to a record high last month, has started to sour and is increasingly at risk from a...
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MUMBAI (June 7): A marked slowdown in Asia’s third-largest economy pushed growth concerns to the top of the Reserve Bank of India’s agenda, suggesting more policy easing will follow its third inte...
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Social activist group Jingga 13 Malaysia today urged members of the public to donate generously to a victim of the New Zealand terrorist shooting as he is now unable to work to support himself.
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SAN BRUNO, June 6 — YouTube announced yesterday it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or t...
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The publisher behind Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts is preparing location-based augmented reality game 'Dragon Quest Walk' for beta testing in Japan.
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NEW YORK, June 5 — Just in time for Pride Month, Tinder has introduced sexual orientation options to the platform so that users can both select their sexuality as well as how their matches are order...
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TOKYO, June 5 — The US dollar struggled to bounce off seven-week lows today after US central bank officials hinted at the possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and...
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PETALING JAYA: The competency and intelligence of a leader cannot be gauged by his level of command in English, says Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) deputy youth chief Faiz Fadzil.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Christchurch shootings survivor Rahimi Ahmad will not be returning home to Penang for Hari Raya Aidilfitri as he is still recuperating.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — Rahimi Ahmad, one of the Malaysians wounded in the Christchurch mosque shootings in March, will be celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri in New Zealand as he is still undergoing fo...
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Amanah Youth leader Faiz Fadzil has come to his party president Mohamad Sabu’s defence after Mat Sabu was criticised for a recent speech given at an international conference.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 4 ― The publisher behind Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts is preparing location-based augmented reality game Dragon Quest Walk for beta testing in Japan.
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PETALING JAYA: Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has courted flak over his command of English.
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With 'Men In Black: International' soon in theaters, a companion videogame is also being cued up for launch: it's location-based AR mobile app 'Men In Black: Global Invasion'.
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SEOUL: A year after Qatar Airways boss’ remark that a woman could not do his job drew scathing criticism, airline executives called out the industry for paying only “lip service” to diversity and not pushing to get more women out of cabins and into boardrooms.
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SINGAPORE: Defence Minister, Mohamad Sabu (pix) is attending the 18th IISS Asia Security Summit Shangri-La Dialogue (SLD) for three days beginning yesterday at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore.
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LOS ANGELES, June 1 — With “Men in Black: International” in theatres from June 14, 2019, a companion video game is also being cued up for launch: it’s location-based AR mobile app Men in Black...
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AUCKLAND, May 30 — New Zealand unveiled its inaugural “wellbeing” budget today in a move set to cement Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s reputation for compassionate leadership in the wake of th...
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WELLINGTON, May 30 — A security breach that led to the premature release of New Zealand’s budget resulted from an online bungle, not a sophisticated cyberattack as originally claimed, red-faced of...
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 30 — Uber riders prone to rude behavior such as leaving trash or urging drivers to speed may be booted from the app under a policy change that took effect here yesterday.
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LONDON, May 29 ― The Japanese yen firmed to a two-week high versus the dollar today as concerns of a further escalation in the trade conflict between the United States and China prompted investors t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): The FBM KLCI rose 0.62% lifted by gainers led by Tenaga Nasional Bhd at the midday break today, against the backdrop of weaker regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): The FBM KLCI started Wednesday on a lacklustre note, tracking the drop at regional markets.
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An Australian teen dubbed "Egg boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support victim...
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Malaysia has maintained its 22nd rank, among 63 countries, in the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) 2019 published by IMD World Competitiveness Centre, based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia remains in the 22nd place, among 63 countries, in the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) 2019 published by IMD World Competitiveness Centre, based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 ― Malaysia has maintained its 22nd rank, among 63 countries, in the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) 2019 published by IMD World Competitiveness Centre, based in Lausanne, S...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has maintained its 22nd rank, among 63 countries, in the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) 2019 published by IMD World Competitiveness Centre, based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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WELLINGTON, May 28 — New Zealand’s treasury department said today it was deliberately hacked after the country’s opposition party released what it said were key details of a budget due to be ann...
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SYDNEY: Australian telco Vocus Group Ltd said on Monday it has received a A$3.27 billion ($2.27 billion) takeover offer from private equity firm EQT Infrastructure, nearly two years after two suitors walked away from the company.
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KOTA KINABALU: The United States’ ban on Huawei is not sustainable because it harms American interests as much as it hurts China.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador today said his “premature” expose on the whereabouts of ex-SRC director Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil prevented him from fleeing to a certain c...
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We’re here in chilly New Zealand, compliments of Sime Darby Auto Performance, official distributors of Porsche vehicles in Malaysia, to be the first few in the region to check out the new Porsche 91...
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KOTA KINABALU: At 30, Phoong Jin Zhe is Sabah’s newest and youngest minister.
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EQUINIX, Inc, the global interconnection and data centre company, on May 21 announced the appointment of Yee May Leong (pic) to the position of managing director, South Asia.
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New Zealand police have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the first time such a charge had been brought in the count...
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AUCKLAND: With Team EBM (Earl Bamber Motorsport), Porsche works driver Earl Bamber will campaign a 485hp Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the 2019 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Championship as Team Porsche New Zeal...
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Australian senator Fraser Anning, who attributed the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand to Muslim immigration, has lost his seat in the senate.
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AS my plane began its descent onto the runway of Rwanda International Airport in Kigali, the East African country’s capital, a crew member advised passengers to leave their plastic bags on board.
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IF anybody thinks that Bank Negara decided to reduce interest rates solely because of the weakening global economic environment, they should think again.