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THE HAGUE: International investigators are on Wednesday (Jun 19) expected to announce charges against several suspects in the shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine five years ago in an at...
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THE HAGUE: International investigators are on Wednesday (Jun 19) expected to announce charges against several suspects in the shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine five years ago in an at...
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Flight MH17, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was travelling over conflict-hit Ukraine on 17 July 2014 when it disappeared from radar.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 — Facebook Inc revealed plans today to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce a...
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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK: Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments.
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The latest instalment of Modern Warfare gives players point-of-view control through a character named Farah Karim, a Middle Eastern woman and battle-scarred warrior who has been fighting for survival since childhood.
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China and the United Nations have reached a “broad consensus” about counter-terror work, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial visit by a senior UN official to the restiv...
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ANKARA, June 15 — Turkey today lambasted Moody’s ratings agency after it cut Ankara’s credit rating further into junk territory, saying the downgrade raised concerns over the institution’s “...
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THE HAGUE: International investigators probing the downing of flight MH17 said Friday they will reveal fresh findings next week, nearly five years after the Malaysia Airlines plane was shot over Ukrai...
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THE HAGUE: International investigators probing the downing of flight MH17 said Friday they will reveal fresh findings next week, nearly five years after the Malaysia Airlines plane was shot over Ukrai...
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THE HAGUE, June 14 — Europe’s Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centred on the regio...
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Twitter Inc on June 13 said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database launched last year.
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A "deepfake" video created by artists, Bill Posters and Daniel Howe, featuring Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is gaining attention online.
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Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged fra...
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The explosive news linking a senior politician with gay sex has been described as “gutter politics”.
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JUNE 12 — The explosive news linking a senior minister with gay sex has been described as “gutter politics”.
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IT has been almost five years since MH17 was shot down but the truth about who was responsible for the despicable mass murder remains unknown.
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Russian police abruptly dropped drugs charges on Tuesday against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn by the authorities in the face of anger from his supporters who had alleged he was framed for hi...
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Russian woman started the hashtag with a tweet urging ‘English-speaking sisters’ to report users ‘that post videos of girls being drugged and raped’. Twitter has since shut down some of the accounts and there are calls for a police investigation.
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SAINT PETERSBURG, June 7 — Russian leader Vladimir Putin today renewed calls to revisit the role of the US dollar in global trade and accused Washington of seeking to dominate the world.
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ST PETERSBURG, June 7 — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the United States today that what he described as unbridled economic egoism was a recipe for trade and maybe even real wars.
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Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy.
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Russia does not plan to send military troops or build a military base in Venezuela, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.
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MOSCOW, June 6 — China’s Huawei, considered a security threat in the US,  yesterday signed a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country over the next year, The ...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The wife of the sultan of Malaysia's Kelantan state has announced the birth of their first child, a boy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — Kelantan ruler Sultan Muhammad V and his Russian wife Oksana Voevodina have announced the birth of their first child, a boy, after a difficult pregnancy.
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Popular dating app Tinder is now required to share users' data with Russian security services after being placed on an official register, the country's telecoms watchdog said June 3.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's powerful younger sister has appeared in public for the first time in 52 days, contradicting rumours that she was disciplined in the wake of the leader's embarrassing ...
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An Indian military aircraft was missing after taking off in the country's northeastern region with 13 people on board today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thanks to the closely-knit community of Malaysians living abroad, Hari Raya does not feel so lonely for students residing thousands of miles away from home.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) plans to acquire used Kuwaiti fighter jets while waiting to purchase new aircraft in the next 10 to 15 years.
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TOKYO (Bernama): The Malaysian government wants strong evidence to show that Russia is responsible for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy in 2014, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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TOKYO (May 31): The Malaysian government wants strong evidence to show that Russia is responsible for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy in 2014, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yes...
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TOKYO: The Malaysian government wants strong evidence to show that Russia is responsible for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy in 2014, says Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.
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TOKYO, May 30 ― The Malaysian government wants strong evidence to show that Russia is responsible for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy in 2014, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad t...
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TOKYO: The Malaysian government wants strong evidence to show that Russia is responsible for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy in 2014, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.
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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.
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Google said on Monday it planned to invest about €600mil (RM2.8bil) in a new data centre in Hamina, Finland.
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CAMPIONE D'ITALIA, May 26 — Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income — a giant casino — ...
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Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel source...
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Users of the messaging platform WhatsApp will now have access to the services of Wari, the Senegalese payments firm said May 22.
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A malware ridden laptop is being auctioned in the name of art, and it could be yours if you can top the current bid of over US$1.2mil (RM5.04mil).
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President Donald Trump abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers yesterday on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is eng...
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SEOUL (May 22): Malaysia will expand its halal services to 10 new countries through China’s US$1 trillion investment -- One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative, says Halal Industry Development Corporat...
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SEOUL: Malaysia will expand its halal services to 10 new countries through China’s US$1 trillion investment -- One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative, says Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC).
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Malaysia will expand its halal services to 10 new countries through China’s US$1 trillion investment - One Belt, One Road (Obor) initiative, says the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC). It...
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SEOUL, May 22 — Malaysia will expand its halal services to 10 new countries through China’s US$1 trillion (RM4.2 trillion) investment — One Belt, One Road (Obor) initiative, says Halal Industr...
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Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine US President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram, an independent study has revealed.
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Investors will see a slow start to the week with Wesak day falling on Monday and Nuzul Quran on Wednesday.
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MOSCOW, May 20 — Total and ENI have stopped payments to the Russian firms who sold them contaminated oil and said they will only pay when compensation is agreed, trading sources said, upping the sta...
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Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature...
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Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the US president’s behaviour impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump’s stonewalling of congressional probes is stren...
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US Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behaviour.
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Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on May 17 in its latest report.
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Police in six countries have dismantled a complex cybercrime network that operated from Eastern Europe and fleeced victims – including small businesses and charities – of some US$100mil, Europe's police agency said on May 16.
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The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world’s top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance after the Facebook-owned platform had to tell users that their phones could be infected with spyware.
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The European Union has launched a coordinated fight against fake news ahead of this month's European Parliament elections, but officials acknowledge there are limits to what can be achieved against a danger barely recognised a few years ago.
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LONDON, May 16 — Managing the health of the planet, fighting discrimination or boosting innovation in the arts; the fields in which Artificial Intelligence can help humans are countless, and an ambi...
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The hacking of WhatsApp is one of the most spectacular of a series of such attacks in recent years.
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KUCHING, May 14 — May 13, 2019, has become a significant date for the family of MH17 plane crash victims Tambi Jiee and his wife, Ariza Ghazalee, when a mosque they built from the incident’s compe...
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SINGAPORE/TOKYO (May 13): Asian oil buyers are bracing for surging prices in the spot crude market as global supplies have tightened after stringent U.S. sanctions on producers, disruptions of Russian...
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Democrats are reluctant to impeach US President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress’ efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker s...
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GENEVA: They are some of the world's top-performing cars, with high-quality engines and cutting-edge technology under the bonnet.
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A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election...
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The US Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed one of the president’s sons, Donald Trump Jr, to answer questions about his contacts with Russia, two congressional sources said on Wednesday.
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MOSCOW, May 8 — Trading houses Vitol, Glencore and Trafigura are caught in the crossfire between Russian oil producers and Western buyers as the latter refuse to take contaminated crude that traders...
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Facebook on May 6 said it removed more pages, groups and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to.
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MOSCOW, May 7 ― Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian...
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Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Rus...
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VIENNA (May 3): Austria's OMV expects Libyan oil production to remain stable in coming months and is sticking to its output target of 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) this year, the chief executive said ...
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President Vladimir Putin signed into law a "sovereign Internet" bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country's Internet, a move decried by rights groups.
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Defying the US Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend today's House Judiciary Committee hearing on his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report, said p...
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COPENHAGEN, April 30 — Shares in Denmark’s Danske Bank, caught up in a gigantic money laundering scandal, dived today after it reported a sharp fall in first-quarter net profits  and revised annu...
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The Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix – with its 2 km long main straight and mind-bogglingly narrow sections – served up its annual dose of excitement on Sunday.
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MOSCOW, April 29 — Russian energy giant Gazprom today announced a two-fold jump in its net profit for 2018 as the volume and price of gas exported to Europe both rose from the previous year.
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China sought to put a gentler face on its massive plan to recreate the old Silk Road at a summit that ended on Saturday, saying it must do more to explain the programme and boost sustainability even a...
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BEIJING, April 27 — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged dozens of world leaders today to reject protectionism and invited more countries to participate in his global infrastructure project after seek...
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WITH all of China as his stage, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad gave a massive endorsement to the country’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), saying all will benefit from the ease of travel and communication the development strategy will bring.
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NEW YORK: Oil prices fell 3% on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump again pressured the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to raise crude production to ease gasoline prices.
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Luxury ride-hailing app Wheely has relocated its headquarters to London ahead of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the latest signal that London is continuing to pull in tech companies ahead of Brexit.
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BEIJING, April 26 — Chinese President Xi Jinping sought today to ease growing concerns about his ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, vowing to prevent debt risks and saying his global infrastructure...
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STOCKHOLM, April 26 — Swedbank admitted to failings in combating money laundering yesterday and said it was under investigation by multiple US authorities, piling more pressure on the bank as it tri...
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NEW YORK: Brent crude hit US$75 per barrel on Thursday for the first time in nearly six months after quality concerns suspended some Russian crude exports to Europe while the United States prepared to tighten sanctions on Iran.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin held historic talks with North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un in Vladivostok, Russia on April 25.Kim, making his first trip to Russia as the leader, arrived at the ...
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NEW YORK, April 25 — Deutsche Bank has begun to provide documents on financing for some of President Donald Trump's projects to New York State authorities, a source familiar with the matter told AFP...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in the Russian Pacific port of Vladivostok tomorrow to discuss the international standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear progra...
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KOTA BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Kelantan Crown Prince Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra and his new wife Sofie Louise Johansson made their first public appearance together by having breakfast in tow...
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BEIJING, April 23 — President Xi Jinping will lead a hard sales push at a Beijing summit this week, to corral more countries into a global infrastructure project at the core of China's superpower am...
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Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically upended the status quo and won t...
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NEW YORK, April 22 — The US dollar edged lower against a basket of currencies in thin holiday-impacted trading yesterday, while a jump in the price of oil on news Washington plans to tighten a clamp...
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More than five years ago, YotaPhone was one of the first smartphone makers to come out with a dual-display device.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — More than five years ago, YotaPhone was one of the first smartphone makers to come out with a dual-display device.
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Top congressional Democrats yesterday left the door open to the impeachment of US President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he obstructed...
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Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president ...
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KOTA BARU • The Crown Prince of Kelantan, Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra, has married Swedish national Sofie Louise Johansson, 33.
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Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of US Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as the probe’s f...
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Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia are seen as new potential markets for palm oil exports, Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said today.
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JEMPOL: Malaysia has targeted Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia for its palm oil exports and efforts will begin next week to explore the two markets.
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JEMPOL, April 20 — Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia are seen as new potential markets for Malaysian palm oil exports, said Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok.
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KOTA BARU, Malaysia - Kelantan Crown Prince Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra has married Swedish national Sofie Louise Johansson, 33, on Thursday night (April 19).