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US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten th...
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Renault and Nissan said June 20 they had teamed up with Waymo, the autonomous vehicle unit of Google-parent company Alphabet, to explore the development of driverless mobility services in their home markets.
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TOKYO: Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Thursday as official data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts
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NEW YORK: Oil futures were mostly steady on Wednesday as price support from a larger-than-expected decline in U.S. crude inventories was countered by a lull in equities.
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TOKYO: Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week.
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Tensions are rising between Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and his likely heir, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Tensions are rising between Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and his likely heir Anwar Ibrahim.
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TOKYO: Oil fell on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes.
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PARIS, June 12 — When he was tapped to succeed fallen auto titan Carlos Ghosn as head of Renault in January, Jean-Dominique Senard was touted as a steady hand at the wheel who would shore up the Fre...
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The gods have been conspiring against the world economy, where nothing seems to be going right.
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WASHINGTON, June 12 — President Donald Trump said yesterday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five “major po...
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BEIJING: China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at June's G20 summit.
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China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after US President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if...
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KOTA KINABALU: Police have calmed tensions in Sabah's Ranau district following the arrest of five foreigners allegedly involved in a clash with locals.
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WASHINGTON, June 11 ― US President Donald Trump said yesterday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he cannot make progress in trade talks with China's Pres...
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WASHINGTON/BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he cannot make progress in trade talks with China's President at a Group of 20 summit later this month.
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GENEVA, June 8 — Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an i...
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FUKUOKA, June 8 — Widening fallout from the US-China trade war and escalating tariff threats will test the resolve of Group of 20 finance leaders to show a united front this week, as investors worry...
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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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SHANNON, Ireland/BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with tariffs on “at least” another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the United States.
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BEIJING, June 5 — China's determination to resist US bullying in two years of negotiations to end the Korean War is a reason not to bow to Washington in bitter trade talks, a top Chinese newspaper s...
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LONDON, June 4 ― European shares recovered from early losses to end yesterday higher as gains in healthcare stocks helped head off weakness in trade-sensitive sectors like technology after the lates...
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TOKYO, June 3 — US stock futures, Asian share markets and oil prices slipped to multi-month lows today on mounting worries growing Sino-US tensions and Washington’s new tariff threats against Mexi...
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WASHINGTON, May 30 — The US Treasury expanded the number of countries subject to scrutiny in a semi-annual report released Tuesday, but again found that neither China nor any other trading partners ...
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NEW YORK, May 25 ― World equity markets rebounded yesterday from the previous day's sharp fall, after US President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be re...
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MANILA (May 20): The U.S. is projecting “strategic confusion” in the South China Sea, the Philippines’ top diplomat said, prompting the Southeast Asian nation to deepen its ties with China.
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China’s senior diplomat Wang Yi told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that recent US words and actions had harmed the interests of China and its enterprises, and that Washington should ...
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BEIJING, May 17 — The trade war with the United States will only make China stronger and will never bring the country to its knees, the Communist Party's People's Daily wrote in a front page comment...
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US President Donald Trump will visit South Korea next month for a summit with President Moon Jae In expected to focus on North Korea and the bilateral alliance, both sides announced Wednesday.
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PARIS, May 15 — The world’s oil supply fell last month, the International Energy Agency said today, amid rising global tensions as US sanctions on Iran tightened and Opec+ members produced less cr...
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TOKYO: Japan's household spending rose more than expected in March but real wages tumbled the most in nearly four years, dashing hopes consumer sector activity may soften the blow from external factors such as global trade conflicts.
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LONDON, May 8 — Washington is counting on Middle East allies to help prevent its sanctions on Iran’s oil exports from sending oil prices skyrocketing, but analysts warn that this could further des...
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AS the weather warms up in the Northern Hemisphere from a bitter winter, there is concern that the world is moving towards a synchronised global slowdown. This is a massive contrast to only a year ago, when the consensus was optimistic of a synchronised global recovery.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today condemned Israel’s use of excessive force on Palestine, chiding the international community for showing their approval with the...
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STRENGTHENING relations with Pakistan will not result in any shift in Malaysia’s policy towards India, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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GEORGE TOWN: Tensions ran high when a group of about 100 people gathered outside Komtar tonight to protest against the eviction of 22 families from the Taman Manggis Housing for the Poor (PPR) flats.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 44 Malaysians still stranded in Pakistan since Feb 27, following the closure of the Islamic Republic’s air space, is expected to leave the country by the end of the week.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 5 — A total of 44 Malaysians still stranded in Pakistan since February 27, following the closure of the Islamic Republic's air space, is expected to leave the country by the end of ...
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Former minister Abdul Rahman Dahlan has chided BN secretary-general Nazri Abdul Aziz's "antagonistic" behaviour in handling the issue concerning component parties MIC and MCA.
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Pakistan handed back a captured Indian pilot on Friday as the nuclear-armed neighbours scaled back a confrontation that has prompted world powers to urge restraint, although shelling continued in the ...
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New developments in the India-Pakistan conflict have led to terrifying headlines — “brink of war”, “nuclear war on our doorstep”, “threatens the world” — in the media across the globe.
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IPOH, March 1 ― The Education Ministry is monitoring the safety of Malaysian students in India and Pakistan with the help of the Foreign Ministry following tensions between the South Asian countries...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry said today it is working closely with the Foreign Ministry for updates on the safety of Malaysian students in India and Pakistan, following the escalation of tensions...
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Malaysians are advised to postpone non-essential travel plans to Pakistan and India, amidst rising tensions between the two nations, following the deadly attack on Kashmir on February 14.
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Pakistan carried out air strikes and shot down two Indian jets on Wednesday, Pakistani officials said, a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan for the first time since a war in 1971, promp...
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PETALING JAYA: Wisma Putra has expressed concern over escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, urging Malaysians to postpone their travel plans to the two countries.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 27): Malaysia has expressed great concern over the recent tensions between India and Pakistan.
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Malaysia has expressed concern over the recent tensions between India and Pakistan.
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KLANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A 37-year-old Malay man was charged at the magistrate's court in Selangor for placing three idols in a surau (small mosque) last week.
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Pakistan shot down two Indian jets on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the Pakistan armed forces said, a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan for the first time since a war in 1971, promptin...
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Poland's prime minister has cancelled a trip to Israel in the wake of reported remarks made by his Israeli counterpart suggesting Polish complicity during the Holocaust, an aide in his office told Pol...
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The United States has told India it supports its right to defend itself against cross-border attacks, the government in New Delhi said on Saturday as it considers retaliation against a car bombing in ...
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SYDNEY, Feb 11 — Asian shares barely moved on today as investors were unable to shake worries about global growth, US politics and the Sino-US trade war, keeping the safe haven US dollar near a six-...
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TENSIONS between the US and China are about to get more complicated, with the World Trade Organization poised to begin an investigation into President Donald Trump’s tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods.
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Singapore has the ability to compel intruding Malaysian government vessels to leave its territorial waters, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in Parliament yesterday.
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SINGAPORE: While Singapore's security agencies have the capability to compel intruding Malaysian government vessels to leave, they have been ordered for the time being to "exercise restraint and avoid...
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SINGAPORE - Incidents like the recent incursion by Johor's Menteri Besar (MB) into Singapore's territorial waters are "provocative and escalatory", and contradict the officially stated policy of the M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 1 ― Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has called for a truce between PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and his deputy Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, after they locked horns on social...