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In most parts of the world, being called a “socialist” neither upsets politicians nor riles voters.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 14): Malaysia’s attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam’s request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, and a c...
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NAM DINH, Vietnam: The father of a Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader had washed bed sheets in anticipation of her homecoming, after her Indonesian co-accuse...
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The family of the Vietnamese suspect in the murder of Kim Jong Nam said on Thursday that the Attorney General's decision to not release Doan Thi Huong was an "injustice" and was "so unfair".Huong was ...
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Malaysian authorities have rejected a plea to drop the murder case against Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
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Advertisement Supported by By Sharon Tan and Richard C. Paddock SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — Malaysian prosecutors on Thursday refused to dismiss the case against a Vietnamese woman accused of assassinatin...
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Malaysian prosecutors on Thursday rejected a request from Vietnam to free Doan Thi Huong.
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Malaysia's attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam's request to free its citizen accused of the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, and a court set April 1 for her ...
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NAM DINH: The father of a Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader had washed bedsheets in anticipation of her homecoming after her Indonesian co-accused was sudd...
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NAM DINH, Vietnam (AFP) - The father of a Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader had washed bed sheets in anticipation of her homecoming after her Indonesian co-a...
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KUALA LUMPUR/NAM DINH, Vietnam (March 14): Malaysia's attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam's request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's l...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The attorney-general today rejected Vietnam’s request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, with a court setting April 1 fo...
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SHAH ALAM, Malaysia: A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, will continue trial after Malaysian prosecutors rejected a request from Vietna...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): A Vietnamese woman will continue her trial for the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, after Malaysian prosecutors rejected a request from Vietna...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is keen to keep sending students to South Korea to enable them to follow the developments in that country, especially in the fields of engineering, information technology (IT) and ...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 13): Malaysia is keen to keep sending students to South Korea to enable them to follow the developments in that country especially in the fields of engineering, information technology...
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PUTRAJAYA, Mar 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said the government wants to send more students to South Korea so they can study new technologies which can help Malaysia’s progress.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia hopes to see improved ties between South Korea and its neighbour North Korea as well as peace and stability in that region, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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The Indonesian woman freed after being accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader says she was "shocked" when she learned of her release.
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BEIJING, March 12 — Top US and Chinese officials held phone talks today to discuss the next steps in trade negotiations, Chinese state media said, as the White House said no date has been set for a ...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader was freed on Monday (Mar 11) after Malaysian prosecutors withdrew the murder charge against her.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader was freed on Monday (Mar 11) after Malaysian prosecutors withdrew the murder charge against her.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian prosecutors on Monday (Mar 11) applied to withdraw a murder charge against an Indonesian woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS, AFP) - Malaysian prosecutors on Monday (March 11) applied to withdraw a murder charge against an Indonesian woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Malaysian prosecutors today applied to withdraw a murder charge against an Indonesian woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader.
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WASHINGTON, March 9 — US employment growth almost stalled in February, with the economy creating only 20,000 jobs, adding to signs of a sharp slowdown in economic activity in the first quarter.
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Most people think the alternative to capitalism or the neoliberal order is communism.
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BRUSSELS, March 6 — Envoys from the 28 EU member states today unanimously rejected a proposal by the European Commission to add Saudi Arabia and other nations to the bloc's money-laundering blacklis...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): The FBM KLCI closed up 1.2 points or 0.07% today while small market capitalisation (small cap) stocks rose by a larger quantum amid a rotational play from big cap equities to s...
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Reports have emerged that North Korea restored part of a rocket test site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in a first summit with US President Donald Trump last year, while Trump's Nation...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea’s leader will testify in court for the first time next week, when the long-running trial over the Cold War-style...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader will testify in court for the first time next week, when the long-running trial over the Cold War-style ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader will testify in court for the first time next week, when the long-running trial over the Cold War-...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — A Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader will testify in court for the first time next week, when the long-running trial over the Cold...
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China on Monday accused detained Canadian citizen Michael Kovrig (above) of stealing state secrets which were passed on to him from another detained Canadian, Michael Spavor, in what is likely to incr...
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US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that North Korea does not have any economic future with nuclear weapons as the Pentagon confirmed the United States and South Korea had agreed to end joint l...
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President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked US special counsel Robert Mueller ahead of his report on alleged Russia collusion by the Trump campaign in 2016 and said his political opponents were "tryin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 ― The benchmark FBM KLCI is expected to trend lower towards the 1,680 points support level next week driven by the soft ringgit, weakening oil prices, negative impact of geopol...
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LONDON, March 1 — The dollar moved higher today, hitting a 10-week high against the yen, as a jump in US Treasury rates sent investors chasing higher yields into the greenback.
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HONG KONG, March 1 — Markets rose in Asia today though investors remain cautious as they await developments after the failure of the Trump-Kim summit while also keeping an eye on the stand-off betwe...
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North Korea proposed closing part of its Yongbyon nuclear complex in exchange for the lifting of all UN sanctions except those directly targeting their weapons of mass destruction programs, a senior U...
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NEW YORK (Feb 28): US stocks slipped on Thursday as a US-North Korea summit ended abruptly without an agreement, with a clutch of weak earnings adding to the downbeat sentiment.
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Pakistan will return a captured pilot "as a peace gesture" to India, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday, amid efforts by the United States to defuse a crisis between the two nuclear...
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NEW YORK, Feb 28 — Wall Street stocks were little changed in early trading today following a solid US economic growth report and tepid Chinese factory data.
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U.S. President Donald Trump said he was satisfied with the pace of negotiations with North Korea despite some criticism they were not moving quickly enough.Trump said this on Thursday before began tal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose at the early session led by selected heavyweights, IHH Healthcare and RHB Bank on the back of stronger financial perform...
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HANOI, Feb 27 — Vietnamese carriers signed aviation deals with US firms worth US$21 billion (RM85.4 billion) today as President Donald Trump met with top business leaders in Hanoi ahead of his summi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): Ringgit trades little changed as a broad advance in the dollar offsets gains from a bounce in crude prices.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): Ringgit falls from highest in almost seven months after global funds sold Malaysian stocks and crude prices tanked.
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North Korea on Sunday confirmed for the first time that its leader Kim Jong Un will hold a second summit with US President Donald Trump, days ahead of the high-stakes nuclear meeting set to take place...
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FEBRUARY 24 — South and North Korea have confronted each other since the Korean War.
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US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he wants North Korea to end its nuclear programme, but has no pressing time schedule for this, as he dispatched his special envoy to finalize preparations for...
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STRASBOURG, Feb 14 — The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financ...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 12): Ahead of the second US-North Korea leaders summit, Malaysia's Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia is ready to settle its problem with North Korea which followed th...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is ready to resolve its issues with North Korea following the high-profile murder of Kim Jong Nam two years ago, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday (Feb 12).
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Ahead of the second US-North Korea leaders summit, Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia is ready to settle its problem with North Korea, following the high-profile assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the bro...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 —  Ahead of the second US-North Korea leaders’ summit, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia is ready to settle its problem with North Korea which fo...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Ahead of the second US-North Korea leaders summit, Malaysia's Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia is ready to settle its problem with North Korea, which followed the high-profile assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Malaysia.
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4G belongs to the US’ AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint.
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HONG KONG, Feb 8 — Asian stocks fell today following losses on Wall Street as fresh doubts emerged over the prospects for US-China trade talks and global growth outlook.
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WHEN a company with an annualised run rate of over a billion US dollars opens a new regional office in Asia, you sit up and pay attention.
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court has set 24 days starting March 11 for the two women accused of killing North Korea’s Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam to enter their defence.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 24): Lawyers for a woman accused of killing the half-brother North Korea's leader said on Thursday that they won access to witness statements, after Malaysia's Court of Appeal overtu...
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Nest urged owners of its security cameras Jan 22 to use enhanced authentication to thwart hackers, after one terrified a family with a hoax nuclear missile attack.
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HANOI: Vietnam's largest telecommunication company, Viettel, is seeking to double its five million subscribers in Myanmar by the end of the year and is also holding talks with Malaysian telecommunication companies to buy stakes, its president and chief executive officer Le Dang Dung told Reuters an in interview on Friday.
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This year's Google Doodle features a GIF of cute purple pachyderms getting ready for the New Year celebrations.
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“Who should be the ANN person of the year?” a friend from Asian News Network (ANN) asked me.