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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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“Night Mode”, which is a dedicated camera mode for low light scenes has been quite a huge deal recently thanks to last year’s Huawei P20 Pro.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — “Night Mode”, which is a dedicated camera mode for low light scenes has been quite a huge deal recently thanks to last year’s Huawei P20 Pro.
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BEIJING: China’s economy grew at a steady 6.4% pace in the first quarter, defying expectations for a further slowdown, as industrial production jumped sharply and consumer demand showed signs of improvement.
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PETALING JAYA: An LGBT activist has been asked to apologise and retract his claim of the existence of state-sponsored violence against the LGBT community in Malaysia.
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Switzerland will introduce a monitoring system to assuage concerns about the potential health impact of fifth-generation (5G) mobile frequency emissions and smooth the cutting-edge technology’s rollout, the government said on April 17.
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PARIS, FRANCE (April 17): At least one running argument among cat lovers is now over: Whiskers, Lucy and Tigger are definitely better off staying indoors, scientists reported Wednesday.
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LONDON, April 17 — British finance minister Philip Hammond plans to attend meetings in China to discuss the country's centrepiece international economic plans later this month, his department said.
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BEIJING, April 17 — China is expected to report today that economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years in the first quarter, as policymakers seek to head off a sharper slowdown t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Coalition of local human rights groups Comango has urged the police and the Home Ministry to stop all forms of intimation against human rights defenders, after activist Numa...
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ZURICH, April 16 — Switzerland will sign an accord backing China’s Belt and Road Initiative when President Ueli Maurer visits China this month, cementing ties with a major trading partner as other...
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TRANSPARENCY International’s (TI) Corruption Index for 2018 (CPI 2018), which was released on Jan 29 this year, reveals that there is a correlation between corruption and democracy.
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ZURICH, April 11 — Switzerland yesterday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though o...
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LONDON: After being shunned by Wall Street and international investors last year, Saudi Arabia made a roaring comeback on Tuesday as oil giant Aramco received a blockbuster US$85bil in orders for its maiden global bond.
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SINGAPORE announced that its work in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Governance and Ethics has won a top award at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 9): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong have encouraged authorities from Malaysia and Singapore to keep up their excellent working rel...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 9 — The leaders of Malaysia and Singapore jointly praised today their countries’ collaboration in investigating the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal.
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KLUANG: The Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Mardi) today launched the country’s first star fruit hybrid clone, Bintang Mas (Golden Star), which will break into the interna...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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A trade surplus of RM11.06 billion was recorded in February 2019, up by 22.7 percent year-on-year compared to the same month last year, making it the 256th consecutive trade surplus month since Novemb...
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KAARST, Germany, April 3 — IKEA will expand tests to allow customers to rent desks and sofas rather than buy them as it shifts away from selling low-cost disposable furniture in response to growing ...
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PHILIP Morris International (PMI), which was recently awarded equal-salary certification, hopes the recognition will inspire Malaysian companies to contribute to achieving global gender and wage parit...
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(April 3): The first of many trials for Malaysia’s former premier Najib Razak will serve as a key test of the nation’s readiness to get to the bottom of the 1MDB scandal.
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LONDON, April 1 — British no-frills airline EasyJet today said that uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the economic outlook is hitting demand for air travel.
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KUALA LUMPUR • The corruption trial of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak on charges linked to a multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) will start ne...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS, AFP) - The corruption trial of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak on charges linked to a multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB will start next week after a de...
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BASEL, March 28 — Luxury watchmakers have joined the list of businesses implementing Brexit contingency plans by stockpiling inventory in Britain before it leaves the EU, industry leaders said.
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Singapore-based artificial intelligence-powered data protection and privacy management platform Dathena today announced it’s closed a funding round led by MS&AD Ventures for an undisclosed amount.
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Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has defended the government’s move to suspend Automobile Association of Malaysia (AAM) from being the country’s authority on motorsports.
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BASEL (Switzerland): Bugatti has partnered with American luxury watchmaker Jacob & Co, on a series of exclusive co-branded products.
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PARIS: Renault is starting the first large-scale pilot schemes in alternating-current, vehicle-to-grid charging in electric vehicles.
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For a chocolate business started in 2005, it’s a bold thing to claim that your products are as good as the ones made by the giants from Switzerland and Belgium.
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ZURICH: Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Co is reviving plans to sell Falcon Private Bank in Switzerland as it seeks to distance itself from the 1MDB money laundering scandal, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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Yes, you read that right, USD 185,000.
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ZURICH: Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Co. is reviving plans to sell Falcon Private Bank in Switzerland as it seeks to distance itself from the 1MDB money laundering scandal, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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ZURICH: Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development is reviving plans to sell Falcon Private Bank in Switzerland as it seeks to distance itself from the 1MDB money laundering scandal, according to people with ...
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A new TSI-PET device of US instruments manufacturer TSI to test the effectiveness of particle filters of cars is shown during a meeting of engineering group VERT in Duebendorf on Thursday.
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LONDON, March 15 — European shares rose today breaching a five-month high hit a day earlier as investors cheered positive signals over US-China trade talks and after UK lawmakers voted to delay a po...
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ZURICH: Switzerland’s biggest bank, UBS, on Friday reported a nearly $400 million boost to its litigation provisions after a French court slapped it with a 4.5 billion euro ($5.09 billion) penalty last month.
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The original and fully restored Porsche 917 goes on show at the Porsche Museum this spring.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — A complaint to the World trade Organisation (WTO) and a review of Asean-European Union (EU) relations are among the more drastic measures to be taken if discrimination again...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 — Kuala Lumpur and Johor Baru were 10th and 12th respectively in Asia, according to a survey ranking global cities for quality of life.
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The Pagani Zonda C12 and Huayra Roadster.
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A text-generating “bot” nicknamed Tobi produced nearly 40,000 news stories about the results of the November 2018 elections in Switzerland for the media giant Tamedia – in just five minutes.
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WASHINGTON, March 10 — A text-generating “bot” nicknamed Tobi produced nearly 40,000 news stories about the results of the November 2018 elections in Switzerland for the media giant Tamedia — ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The commercial use of drones in the postal and courier industry can be implemented in the next five years, according to Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
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Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) are nothing new.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 7 ― The commercial use of drones in the postal and courier industry can be implemented in the next five years, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo today.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 7): The commercial use of drones in the postal and courier industry can be implemented in the next five years, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo today.
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BANGI: Yemen thanked the Malaysian government for making a US$100,000 (RM409,000) pledge at a United Nations (UN) high-level event in Geneva, Switzerland last week to help the war-torn country address...
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ZURICH, March 5 — Switzerland's central bank launched a new 1,000 Swiss franc ($998.90) note today, saying one of the world's most valuable banknotes catered to the popularity of cash in Swiss cultu...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman today claimed trial to 16 money laundering charges involving US$37 million (RM150.9 million).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Sabah chief minister Musa Aman has been slapped with 16 money laundering charges amounting to over US$30 million related to timber concessions in the state.
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GENEVA: Toyota showed the world debut of the new Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, held from Mar 7 to 17, 2019, here in Switzerland.
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WASHINGTON, March 2 ― The Trump administration filed another salvo at the World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday, saying US trade policy was not going to be dictated by the international body and ...
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The past few weeks have seen two corruption-related events making the headlines.
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The new Q5, A6, A7 and A8 plug-in hybrids.
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PARIS: The Concept 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered — unveiled Thursday, February 21, 2019, by the French automaker — is the forerunner to a new range of top-performance hybrid production vehicles.
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In a scoop by Hybridcars.com, Honda was seen filing trademark applications in both Switzerland and the European Union (EU) for the name ‘Honda E’. Honda is set to unveil their new compact EV at ...
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PARIS, Feb 21 — French hotel group AccorHotels said today it had earned a record profit last year, although that was entirely due to a boost from the sale of a stake in its property unit.
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Apart from the Galaxy S10 trio, Samsung has also announced the Galaxy S10 5G. At first glance, you might think that this is a typical Galaxy S10 with additional 5G support but this is actually the lar...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 — Apart from the Galaxy S10 trio, Samsung has also announced the Galaxy S10 5G. At first glance, you might think that this is a typical Galaxy S10 with additional 5G support but...
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MIRI: A protest by Sarawak natives against forest clearing by a plantation firm is gathering momentum at the fringes of the Mulu National Park in interior northern Sarawak.
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PETALING JAYA: Swiss authorities are investigating 1MDB whistleblower Andre Xavier Justo for economic espionage, says a report quoting the country’s attorney-general’s office.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In a series of complex transactions, a substantial proportion of the hearts won over by former prime minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak, have already been siphoned off and routed through ...
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THE Edge Media Group chairman Tong Kooi Ong has gifted whistle-blower Xavier Andre Justo RM8.2 million (US$2 million) for his help in exposing wrong-doings at 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). Justo, ...
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Environmental NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) has called for a moratorium on logging activities for a planned oil palm plantation in the vicinity of the Mulu National Park in Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR • A Malaysian court yesterday postponed the corruption trial of former prime minister Najib Razak over charges related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB pending an app...
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BERN, Feb 11 — Britain and Switzerland signed a deal today to preserve trade relations between the two countries even if London opts to leave the European Union without a deal with Brussels.
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LONDON: The U.K. reached an agreement with Switzerland that will allow it to continue trade without any additional tariffs after it leaves the European Union.
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LONDON, Feb 11 — Britain and Switzerland will sign an agreement today to continue trading on preferential terms after Brexit, the British trade department said, protecting a trade relationship worth...
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling Barisan Nasional coalition...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated around the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated around the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated ar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverber...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — Malaysia’s toppled leader Datuk Seri Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coali...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 ― Datuk Seri Najib Razak would have continued to cover-up the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal if not for Barisan Nasional’s defeat in the 14th general election last...
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MADRID, Feb 8 — One of banking’s most wanted whistleblowers, Frenchman Herve Falciani, has picked unlikely new weapons to fight money-laundering and fraud – cryptocurrency and the blockchain tec...
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Mitsubishi today released a teaser image of its latest creation which is set to be revealed at the upcoming 2019 Geneva Motor Show.
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(Jan 31): The Edge Media Group chairman Datuk Tong Kooi Ong has gifted whistle-blower Xavier Andre Justo RM8.2 million (US$2 million) for his help in exposing wrong-doings at 1Malaysia Development Bhd...
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(Jan 31): The Edge Media Group chairman Datuk Tong Kooi Ong has gifted whistle-blower Xavier Andre Justo RM8.2 million (US$2 million) for his help in exposing wrong-doings at 1Malaysia Development Bhd...
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New European research has found that children who use a screen in the dark before bedtime are less likely to get enough sleep than those who use screens in a well-lit room.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would eject a foreign force set up to help safeguard Palestinians in a flashpoint city in the occupied West Bank, accusing the observers of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): Foreign funds mopped up RM455.1 million of local equities at Bursa Malaysia last week, up from RM417.2 million in the preceding week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bh...
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GLOBAL leaders and representatives from more than 100 governments gathered in Davos, Switzerland, this week for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police are seeking the parents of a financier wanted in connection with a multi-billion dollar scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), in the hope that they ...
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Malaysia is committed to bring a government and business delegation, including Khazanah Nasional Bhd, to Palestine to explore potential collaborations in Islamic finance, agriculture and renewable ene...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 24): Malaysia is committed to bring a Government and business delegation, including Khazanah Nasional Bhd, to Palestine to explore potential collaborations in Islamic finance, agricu...
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HOUSTON: Oil prices dropped about 2 percent on Tuesday over concerns the world's stumbling economy could pinch fuel demand as U.S. shale fields surge and cuts by Russia come in below expectations.
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The key things to watch out for this holiday-shortened week are China’s 4Q2018 economic growth data (Jan 21), Bank Negara Malaysia’s first monetary policy decision of the year (Jan 24) and develop...
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DAVOS, Switzerland: The International Monetary Fund on Monday cut its world economic growth forecasts for 2019 and 2020 due to weakness in Europe and some emerging markets, and said failure to resolve trade tensions could further destabilize a slowing global economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking (pix) will participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2019 from Jan 22–25 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerlan...
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COMMENT | As Malaysians we should welcome the apology from Goldman Sachs over the 1MDB debacle.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 18 ― President Donald Trump yesterday cancelled the US delegation’s trip to the annual international conference at Davos, saying the officials were needed in Washington to tackle t...
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HARARE, Jan 14 — A drastic 150 per cent overnight rise in Zimbabwe's fuel prices failed yesterday to ease a nationwide petrol and diesel shortage caused by a lack of hard currency.
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I refer to the news item, “In Terengganu, Dr M emphasises importance of English”. A few weeks earlier, he also said Malaysia must “de-emphasise” religion in national schools.
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Six hundred million people and no snow” is how Thomas Wu sums up the challenge facing him.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 11 — US President Donald Trump yesterday cancelled a planned visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, later this month amid a shutdown of the federal government, sign...
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Police in Australia said on Wednesday they are investigating several suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates, which media reports and other officials said included the US and British miss...