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NEW YORK, April 18 — US stocks dipped in volatile trading today, ahead of a long Easter weekend, as another drop in healthcare stocks overshadowed gains from industrials after upbeat earnings.
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It’s funny how friendly someone gets when they’re trying to sell you something.
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MALAYSIANS woke up to the news yesterday that the Human Rights Com­mission of Malaysia (Suhakam) chairman, Tan Sri Razali Ismail, had submitted his resignation from the post.
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An undercover operative targeted several cybersecurity experts in an apparent effort to gather intelligence about critics of Kaspersky Lab, the Russian antivirus firm.
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LONDON, April 17 — Brent oil hit a 2019 high above US$72 (RM298) a barrel today, propelled by steady economic growth in China and a fall in US crude stocks which defied expectations and signalled fi...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Industry players in the country are encouraged to work together and participate actively in support of skills competitions organised to strengthen the field of technical and vocational e...
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KUALA LUMPUR: At the end of the morning session, the FBM KLCI had once again bucked the regional trend as it dipped slightly into the red even as key Asian markets rose into positive territory.
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Honor recently has announced that it will be launching a new phone series later this year.
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TOKYO, April 16 — Asian stocks hovered below a nine-month peak today after disappointing bank earnings dented Wall Street, though recent signs the global economy is likely to avoid a sharper downtur...
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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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BEIJING, April 15 — Emerging market shares rose today on optimism that US-China trade talks could be nearing the final round, while easing fears of a slowdown in global growth on signs of stabilisat...
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A court in Russia fined Facebook on April 12 for failing to tell authorities where it stores Russian user data, Russian news agencies reported, a ruling that highlights wrangling between tech giants and Moscow as it ramps up Internet controls.
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We recently have reported that Honor Malaysia is prepping up to launch a brand new phone in our market which will feature a triple rear camera setup.
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The United States will continue to use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for a worsening crisis in his country, US Secretary of S...
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WASHINGTON, April 14 — A group of finance ministers is working on a US$10 billion (RM40 billion) package of trade finance that could be made available to help Venezuela out of its economic and human...
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MOSCOW: Russia and OPEC may decide to boost production to fight for market share with the United States but this would push oil prices as low as $40 per barrel, TASS news agency cited Russia's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov as saying on Saturday.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 13 ― Facebook Inc more than doubled the money it spent on Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's security in 2018 to US$22.6 million (RM93 million), a regulatory filing showe...
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BENGALURU: Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's compensation for 2018 more than doubled to US$22.6 million, a regulatory filing showed on Friday.
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BENGALURU: Chevron Corp doubled down on its bet on surging U.S. oil and gas output on Friday, saying it would buy shale producer Anadarko Petroleum Corp for $33 billion in cash and stock that will make it the second-largest crude producer in the world.
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Ecuador has suspended Julian Assange's citizenship and accused him and people connected to his WikiLeaks group of collaborating in attempts to destabilize the Andean nation's government, after years o...
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DUBAI, April 12 — Opec could raise oil output from July if Venezuelan and Iranian supply drops further and prices keep rallying, because extending production cuts with Russia and other allies could ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): The pullout of the Norway sovereign wealth fund’s holdings of Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) of approximately RM8.0 billion will not cause a major impact to the local...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 ― The US State Department has issued an advisory warning American travellers of heightened abduction risks in parts of Malaysia and 34 other nations.
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WASHINGTON, April 11 — The International Monetary Fund will not have any contact with Venezuela, nor allow the country to access its reserves held by the institution, until the international communi...
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US Vice-President Mike Pence called on the United Nations on Wednesday to revoke the UN credentials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government and recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as t...
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MOSCOW, April 10 — Energy giant Shell today announced that it is leaving the joint project it was developing with Gazprom in Russia, following the Russian gas company’s decision to alter its confi...
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WASHINGTON, April 10 — President Donald Trump will issue two executive orders in the heart of the Texas energy hub today seeking to speed gas, coal and oil projects delayed by coastal states as he l...
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LONDON, April 10 — Venezuela told Opec that the country’s oil output sank to a new long-term low last month due to US sanctions and blackouts, deepening the impact of a global production curb and ...
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PARIS, April 10 — An escalation in the subsidy row involving European planemaker Airbus and US rival Boeing would be senseless and serve only to benefit an emerging Chinese competitor, France’s fi...
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BRUSSELS: The European Union renews tariffs as high as 75% on steel tube fittings from Russia, South Korea and Malaysia while letting similar duties against Turkey expire.
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Before the Honor 10i is launched in Malaysia, it appears that Honor is launching yet another affordable mid-range smartphone very soon.
Honor 10i | Malaysia | Weibo | Honor 20i | 32MP AI | Beijing | 2MP | Kirin | China | Twilight | Hi-Silicon | SOURCE | 4GB RAM | 128GB | Kirin 710 | Russia | HD+ | 17 | 32 | 128 | 6.21 | 2 | 10 | 10 | 10 | 10 | 710 | 8 | 10 | 2.4 | 4 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 710 | 1.8 | 2019 | 2.4 | 24 | 17th April 2019
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BUTTERWORTH: Every morning for the past one week, residents in Jalan Kampung Gajah woke up to find their houses and cars covered with a layer of thick black dust.
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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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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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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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WASHINGTON, April 9 — Money transfers to poor and developing countries hit a fresh record in 2018 and should become their largest source of external financing this year, the World Bank said yesterda...
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PETALING JAYA: There will be no justice for the victims of MH17 tragedy if the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is not ratified, says a group of student activists.
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KUALA LUMPUR • As debate rages on over Malaysia's decision not to accede to the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a small group demonstrated outside the Malaysian Parliament...
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A group of students has started an online petition urging the government to reconsider its decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The students say this i...
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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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RIYADH: The Saudi energy minister on Monday said it was premature to say whether a consensus existed among OPEC and its allies to extend oil supply cuts but a meeting next month would be key.
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RIYADH, April 8 — Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said today the oil market was “moving towards balance”, and that producers may not need to make additional output cuts.
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KUALA LUMPUR - As debate rages on over Malaysia's decision not to accede to the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a small group demonstrated outside the Malaysian parliament o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian exporters should start exploring the forecast top 10 countries by GDP in 2030, according to national trade promotion agency Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade).
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After weeks of power cuts and limited access to water, tens of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to back opposition leader Juan Guaido and protest against President Nicolas Madu...
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KUALA LUMPUR • Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has claimed that "people with vested interests" were attempting to pit the Malay rulers against him and the Pakatan Harapan government should his admin...
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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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Social media giant Facebook Inc said on April 5 it would strengthen measures to fight fake news in Australia and briefly block foreigners from buying political advertisements in the lead-up to a national election due in a few weeks.
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia will withdraw from ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday (April 5).
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The United States has revoked the entry visa of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, her office said on Thursday, a response to her inquiry into possible war crimes by U...
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The family of an American killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down over Ukraine in 2014 filed a lawsuit on Thursday against US-based money transfer companies and two Russian banks they acc...
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UNITED NATIONS (April 4): The family of an American killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down over Ukraine in 2014 filed a lawsuit on Thursday against U.S.-based money transfer companies an...
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NEW YORK, April 4 — The family of an American killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down over Ukraine in 2014 filed a lawsuit today against US-based money transfer companies and two Russia...
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BEIJING, April 4 — The prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology is cutting future research collaborations with Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE, citing US investigations into the companie...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Dewan Rakyat Opposition leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today urged the government to withdraw its ratification of the Rome Statute, claiming it threatens the sovereign...
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tESIPOVO, April 3 — Russian President Vladimir Putin Russia and German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier unveiled a Mercedes-Benz car plant in Russia today, praising cooperation between the two countr...
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The C5 Aircross SUV. NEW DELHI: PSA Group today launched its Citroen C5 Aircross SUV in India and said it would be available before the end of 2020, as the French carmaker re-enters the Indian market ...
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HONG KONG, April 3 — For three centuries it has been the go-to grocer for Britain’s royals and aristocrats but now Fortnum & Mason plans to open its first overseas outlet in the former crown colon...
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Facebook Inc is much better than it was in 2016 at tackling election interference but cannot guarantee the site will not be used to undermine European Parliament elections in May, chief executive offi...
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The ongoing saga surrounding the sale of Jho Low’s seized superyacht Equanimity is likely to end with the vessel being sold at a massive discount.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - It was allegedly bought with money stolen from state investment fund 1MDB and soon, it may be a steal.
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DUBLIN, April 3 — Facebook Inc is much better than it was in 2016 at tackling election interference but cannot guarantee the site will not be used to undermine European Parliament elections in May, ...
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SINGAPORE (April 2): Singapore's parliament on Monday began considering a law on "fake news" that an internet watchdog has called the world's most far-reaching, stoking fears that the government could...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 1): Yesterday was the deadline to dispose of Equanimity, but the premier yacht looks set to dock in our waters till the next deadline.
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MOSCOW: Natalia Fileva, chairwoman and co-owner of Russia's second largest airline, died when a private jet she was in crashed near Frankfurt on Sunday, the company said.
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The top three contenders in Ukraine's presidential elections cast their vote on Sunday in a first round which a comedian - who happens to play a fictional president in a popular TV series - is tipped ...
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ALOR SETAR, March 31 — The purchase of any new defence assets for the country, including fighter jets, will be done taking into consideration the financial position and economic development of the ...
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SEREMBAN, March 31 — The Election Commission (EC) today issued 23 postal ballot papers for the Rantau state assembly seat by-election.
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US Attorney General William Barr plans to make public a redacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s nearly 400-page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election by mid-A...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Shortly after announcing its affordable Honor 8C in Malaysia, the youth-centric sub-brand under Huawei will be flooding the market with even more affordable mid-range devi...
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Russia's communications watchdog threatened on March 28 to block access to popular VPN-services which allow users to gain access to websites which have been outlawed by Moscow.
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ISTANBUL, March 29 — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s fiery anti-US rhetoric helped spark a currency collapse in 2018 that plunged his country into recession.
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Shortly after announcing its affordable Honor 8C in Malaysia, the youth-centric sub-brand under Huawei will be flooding the market with even more affordable mid-range devices.
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Honor Malaysia has released a media alert earlier today that teases the arrival of a new model for our market.
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BRUSSELS, March 29 — Facebook Inc toughened its rules on political advertising in Europe today under pressure from EU regulators to do more to guard against foreign meddling in the bloc’s upcoming...
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Facebook Inc toughened its rules on political advertising in Europe on Friday under pressure from EU regulators to do more to guard against foreign meddling in the bloc's upcoming legislative election.
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LONDON, March 29 — The United States has instructed oil trading houses and refiners around the world to further cut dealings with Venezuela or face sanctions themselves, even if the trades are not p...
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LONDON, March 28 — Oil fell today after US President Donald Trump called for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) to boost crude production to lower the price of the commodit...
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SYDNEY: Australia and the Netherlands yesterday said they were in talks with Russia over the ongoing investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine.
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The United States was isolated at the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday over President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights as the other countrie...
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India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, hailing the country’s first test of such technology as a major breakthr...
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The foreign ministers of Malaysia and Netherlands will meet in Putrajaya tomorrow to discuss the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. Netherlands Foreign Minister Stef Blok will undertake a one-d...
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Electronic Arts (EA) has announced that it has gone through a restructuring phase, affecting about 350 staff.
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Civil society organisations providing humanitarian assistance to migrants and refugees are being targeted as the world faces a crisis of global compassion.
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Venezuela: Venezuela’s main oil export port of Jose and four crude upgraders have been unable to resume operations following a power blackout on Monday, according to industry workers and a union leader close to the facilities.
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US Vice-President Mike Pence announced on Tuesday an accelerated goal of putting Americans back on the moon within five years "by any means necessary," and NASA's top official immediately embraced the...
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(March 27): Asian stocks were poised for modest gains after U.S. equities rallied and Treasuries declined amid signs concerns over the economic slowdown were abating.
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Amid speculation that new aircraft are being sought to beef up the air force, Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed today that the government is indeed keen on doing so, but is not ready to spend just yet.
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Facebook Inc said on March 26 it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it described as "coordinated inauthentic behaviour".
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LANGKAWI, March 26 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today clarified that his previous remarks that the government could retaliate by buying fighter jets from China if the European Union (EU)...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 26): Countries in the Asia Pacific region need to work closely together in the next 11 years to catch up on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) especially on the environment a...
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US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on Monday blocked a second attempt by Democrats to pass a measure aimed at prodding the Justice Department to release to the public Special Counsel Robert Mue...
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Malaysians may well come to regret that their government has agreed to their country acceding to the International Criminal Court.
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NEW YORK, March 25 — Wall Street’s main indexes fell today, dragged down by declines in high-growth technology shares, as fears of a global slowdown roiled the market for the second straight sessi...
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LONDON, March 25 — Stock markets slid today, with Asia taking the heaviest hit, as investors took flight on mounting fears of a sharp global economic slowdown.
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TOKYO, March 25  — The yen held near six-week highs against the dollar today as fears of economic recession, fanned by inversion of the US bond yield curve, sapped demand for higher-yield, growth r...
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Cyberattacks on financial institutions are increasingly being linked to nation-states, resulting in destructive and disruptive damages rather than just theft, according to a report by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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HONG KONG, March 25 — Asian markets plunged today after a sharp selloff on Wall Street fuelled by concerns about the global economy and a possible recession in the United States.