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JOHOR BAHRU (April 19): Property developer UEM Sunrise Bhd is currently in talks with a potential local partner to jointly-develop a high-rise project on 12.43 hectares of land in Durban, South Africa...
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JOHANNESBURG: Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, the state utility that supplies 95% of South Africa’s power, is overhauling the continent’s sole nuclear plant with the aim of extending its lifespan by at least 20 years.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): “It’s like being given a second chance at life”, said Rizal Sahputra Abdul Hamid, who was rescued at about 100 nautical miles from Banda Aceh after being adrift for nine days in the Indian Ocean after the “Boxing Day” tsunami 15 years ago.
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Though PlayStation and Electronic Arts are ducking out, Microsoft's Xbox division is to make its own stage presentation at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 9.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 ― Though PlayStation and Electronic Arts are ducking out, Microsoft's Xbox division is to make its own stage presentation at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 9.
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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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An artificial intelligence research laboratory opened by Google in Ghana, the first of its kind in Africa, will take on challenges across the continent, researchers say.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Minister of Entrepreneur Development, Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof (pix), will undertake a working visit to Manama, Bahrain on April 14-16 2019, and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina fro...
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ACCRA, Ghanan, Apr 14 — The US technology giant said the lab in the capital Accra would address economic, political and environmental issues.
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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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Sri Lanka's former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who oversaw the crushing of Tamil Tiger rebels under his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa's rule a decade ago, is being sued in two cases in the Unite...
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 ― Obstacle clearing games Clean Road and Stack Ball become top five free game downloads on app store charts around the world, while Run Race 3D wins an international audience...
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ANIMAL lovers may instantly find this shop repulsive and scream ‘cruelty’ at first glance, but Ferida Anoi has another story to tell for the exotic animal hides she sells.
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NEW YORK, April 5 — Hopes for progress in US-Sino trade talks helped emerging-market stocks edge higher for a seventh straight session, its longest winning streak since January last year.
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STUTTGART: In Scandinavia, just a few kilometres away from the Arctic Circle, the Porsche Taycan is proving its potential in terms of driving dynamics on snow and ice.
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BEIJING, April 2 — Emerging-market shares looked set to extend gains for a fourth day on today after upbeat manufacturing data from the United States further eased concern about a slowdown in global...
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THE most vulnerable corners of emerging markets are bracing for turbulence as Turkey’s stand-off with investors begins to test the nerves of traders.
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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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SAN FRANCISCO, March 26 — After eight years of pre-recorded Nintendo Direct updates, both Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox are launching new video series this week, starting with PlayStat...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation’s (Matrade) signature business matching programme, International Sourcing Programme, recorded over RM110 million in potenti...
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KUALA LUMPUR: When Neelambika’s husband slapped her, she decided to end their marriage, but this only made him angrier.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — When Neelambika’s husband slapped her, she decided to end their marriage, but this only made him angrier and he began to repeatedly rape her while she tried to sleep on th...
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PETALING JAYA: Moderate Muslim group G25 has urged Putrajaya to stop being “more Umno than Umno” by using race and religion to garner Malay support, following a meeting between minister Mujahid Yu...
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HOUSTON (March 13): Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas expects to start offering oil products from its new refining-petrochemical complex in April as the project moves toward full commercial produc...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) has suspended the operations of Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes from flying in and out of Malaysia.
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The folks at AutonetMagz.com Indonesia have managed to obtain images of a Nissan Qashqai SUV being tested in Surabaya.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysians are now showing trust in the government, in contrast to just a year ago, according to a recent international survey.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — After almost a year in power, Malaysians are showing more trust in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, according to an American public relations and marketing consultancy fi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) sees its downstream business’ contribution to bottom line to increase to 25 per cent in the next three to four years with the setting up of ...
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NEW DELHI: India isn’t keeping the best company.
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Former Maika Holdings Bhd CEO S Vell Paari claimed that funds channelled from the company to him, were actually refunds for money he had pumped to help the firm stay afloat.
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Johor DAP committee member Boo Cheng Hau is inviting Bersatu, PAS, and Umno on a study tour to South Africa to learn about racism.
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SilverPush, a Singapore-based AI marketing platform, has secured US$5 million in a series B funding round led by global marketing tech firm FreakOut. The company will use the new capital to bankroll ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Shares of KNM Group Bhd rose two sen or 22.22% in active trade early today, following news that it has secured a contract worth US$6.49 million (RM26.38 million).
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THE HAGUE, Feb 13 — Dutch brewing giant Heineken today cheered the fastest sales growth in its core brand in a decade, helped by the roll-out of a non-alcoholic beer.
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Lamborghini Polo Storico, the brand’s in-house department dedicated to managing the company’s historic heritage including the restoration and certification of all Lamborghinis produced up to 2001,...
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WASHINGTON, Feb 9 — President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the World Bank is a firebrand critic of the world’s largest anti-poverty lender — an institution he has called wasteful, corrupt and...
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PC gaming platform Steam is to stream its annual user-voted Steam Awards announcements on Feb 8.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya has come clean today that he did not attend University of Cambridge, despite previously claiming he taken a long-distance course for...
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been Malaysia’s most inspiring politician since he led an unlikely coalition of opposition parties to defeat the previously all-powerful Barisan Nasional coalition in the cou...
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YOURSAY | ‘So, when are we standing up to the Saudis?’ Syed Saddiq: Standing up against war crimes more important https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/461954 David Dass: Is it not possible to protest...
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Malaysia has been stripped of hosting a Paralympic swimming event in Sarawak due to our insistence on banning Israel over their actions on Palestine.
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LETTER |  And so, Malaysia has been stripped of hosting a Paralympic Swimming event in Sarawak due to our insistence on banning Israel over their actions on Palestine.
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AN electrical engineer by training, Shaharin Saman can lay claim to being the first Malaysian entrepreneur to receive Pioneer Status from MIDA (Malaysian Industrial Development Agency) in the mid 199...
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SINGAPORE: South Korea and Malaysia may provide further evidence this week that emerging-market central banks have successfully vanquished the currency crises of 2018, with policy makers in both countries forecast to hold interest rates steady.
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KUALA LUMPUR : A coalition of 29 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has come up in support of the Malaysian Government’s decision in disallowing Israeli athletes into the country for the World Pa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 — A coalition of 29 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has come up in support of the Malaysian government’s decision in disallowing Israeli athletes into the country for th...
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DELAWARE (Bloomberg): Three former Credit Suisse Group AG bankers were charged in New York with defrauding US investors who helped provide more than US$2bil in loans to Mozambique, thrusting another global bank into a fundraising scandal involving a developing nation.
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Three former Credit Suisse Group AG bankers were arrested in London yesterday on US charges that they took part in a fraud scheme involving US$2 billion (RM8.28 billion) in loans to state-owned compan...
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JOHOR BARU, Dec 31 — A former Johor DAP leader has hit out at Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) pursuit of a race-based agenda, saying that it goes against Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) plan for ...