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A 29-year-old Northern Irish journalist was shot dead during rioting in Londonderry overnight, an attack that shocked the region and police said was likely the work of Irish nationalist militants oppo...
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MANHATTAN: Elon Musk and the US Securities and Exchange Commission will have another week to resolve a legal fight over his tweeting habits after saying they’re making progress and need more time.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 ― What changes will you be seeing after this week's round of social media platform updates?
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PUTRAJAYA: The government is studying the possibility of introducing an act on cyber security, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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Starting June, Twitter will be experimenting with a new feature that will let users hide replies to their tweet.
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Football players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms.
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Health watchdog warns that tobacco products are widely available on both social media and online retailers.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Hitting back at those who have criticised her outspoken views on wearing the hijab, lawyer Latheefa Koya said that they should learn how Islam is practiced all over the worl...
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Notable tech leaker OnLeaks has published a tweet revealing a slew of new information about the upcoming OnePlus flagship including the launch date: May 14.
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NEW YORK, April 19 — Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk and the US Securities and Exchange Commission will get another week to settle a dispute over Musk's use of Twitter, a federal judge ruled yes...
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On Libya’s front lines, fighters often hold a gun in one hand and a smartphone in the other, using their cameras in the propaganda war.
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The emails, tweets and blog posts in the "abuse" folder that Michael Sharpe keeps on his computer continue to pile up.
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Australian electoral authorities say they have for the first time set up a cybersecurity task force and are working with social media companies to tackle misinformation in the run up to general elections on May 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — More than four million people will face water supply disruption for up to four days from April 24 due to the shutdown of the Selangor River Phase 2 Water Treatment Plant for...
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NEW YORK, April 18 — Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it has received “a few” reports of damage to the displays of samples of its upcoming foldable smartphone, raising the prospect of a less-then...
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The European parliament voted on April 17 to fine firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of being asked to do so by authorities.
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South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it has received "a few" reports of damage to the main display of samples of its upcoming foldable smartphone and that it will investigate.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Khairy Jamaluddin criticised his Umno party today for excusing Kemayan assemblyman Mohd Fadli Osman’s description of Chinese and Tamil school students as “foreigners”.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad met with Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal in Putrajaya this morning.
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The latest controversy in China’s tech industry centers on the intense work culture that often forces people to be on duty from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, six days a week.
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NEW YORK, April 18 — Notable tech leaker OnLeaks has published a tweet revealing a slew of new information about the upcoming OnePlus flagship including the launch date: May 14.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): AirAsia Group Bhd group chief executive Tan Sri Tony Fernandes says he is optimistic of the low-cost carrier making another entry into the Vietnam market by end of this year a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Dr Sahruddin Jamal called on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the latter’s office in Putrajaya this morning, his first visit here since becoming Johor mentri besa...
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The European parliament voted on Wednesday to fine firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of be...
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PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd, which is disposing of 25 aircraft to US-based global private investment firm Castlelake LP, intends to use the proceeds of the sale to ramp up its digital business and reward shareholders.
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Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday after shooting himself as police arrived at his house to arrest him in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said on ...
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Chinese Internet firm Sina Corp will temporarily suspend its news app, blog platform and other products after it was found to have violated the country's Internet regulations, Chinese authorities said on April 17.
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Former de facto law minister Zaid Ibrahim has accused the Pakatan Harapan government of being afraid of bullies.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): AirAsia Group Bhd chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has confirmed that the group is disposing of 25 aircraft to US-based global private investment firm Castlelake...
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What changes will you be seeing after last week's round of social media platform updates? New ways to express yourself on LinkedIn, limited Twitter daily follows, and improved performance on Snapchat's Android app.
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Scheduled to be opened for public this weekend, things are rather busy at the Kompleks Perbadanan Putrajaya as multiple companies are working to prepare for the 5G Malaysia Showcase.
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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, 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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A YouTube fact-check feature which is meant to tackle misinformation accidentally tagged live broadcasts of a fire engulfing Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris with details about the 9/11 terror attacks.
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While Game Of Thrones fans worldwide were laughing and howling their way through the premiere of the latest season, Chinese fans on April 15 were left blasting the censored version that streamed online in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): AirAsia has today warned the public not to engage with an online scam circulating via email with the subject: AirAsia Big Loyalty Bonus.
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Channing Powell, the creator of the hit horror television series The Walking Dead, is not someone who is easily spooked.
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There have several rumours surrounding Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10.
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The artificial intelligence team called OpenAI Five has defeated the champions of The International 2018, team OG, in a best of three Dota 2 show match.
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Nearly 100 academics worldwide have expressed concern over Singapore’s proposed law against “fake news”, warning it could threaten academic freedom and hurt the city-state’s ambition to become a global education hub.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — State rulers are constitutional monarchs and not despots with absolute powers, G25 said today after a brief power struggle between Putrajaya and the Johor palace.
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Umno vice-president Hishammuddin Hussein said the opposition coalition's third consecutive by-election triumph would bolster the spirit of Umno and BN to work harder.
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Medieval drama is known for its X-rated content, but audiences in China are unlikely to see much sex or violence. Scenes of nudity and swearing were cut from earlier instalments of the hit HBO series, which is broadcast by Tencent Video in China.
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Some HBO GO users were facing issues with the streaming service late on April 14, according to outages monitoring website Downdetector.com, as the first episode of the much-anticipated final season of Game of Thrones was scheduled to air.
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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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Facebook Inc suffered its third major outage this year, with users across the world unable to access the social network or its suite of services such as Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
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LETTER | When our neighbour, Singapore, is now walking towards realising a dedicated law that penalises wrongdoers who are at fault for saying "untrue" and "manipulative" things online, the government...
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PETALING JAYA: The government’s top adviser Daim Zainuddin yesterday met with PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang during a visit to Terengganu.
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WASHINGTON, April 15 — President Donald Trump said yesterday that actions by the US Federal Reserve have nicked US economic growth and stock market gains by perhaps 30 per cent, and that it should b...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian users have suffered intermittent problems with using Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram services since 6.30pm this evening, as an outage was reported at the three social media g...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Before you toss your mobile phone in the bin after trying unsuccessfully to get on Facebook or send messages on WhatsApp, know that you are among the millions around the wor...
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PETALING JAYA: Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp users from around the world experienced a few hours of service disruption this evening.
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PETALING JAYA: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are now working again after a worldwide outage, which lasted for about two hours on Sunday (April 14).
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It appears that Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are suffering another outage.
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PETALING JAYA: Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all experiencing issues this evening for users worldwide.
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PETALING JAYA: The Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram social media platforms appear to be facing a worldwide outage, driving local users to Twitter to vent their frustrations.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo extends Happy New Year wishes to the Tamil and Malayali communities in the country.
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Khairy Jamaluddin pointed out that Pakatan Harapan emptied its entire arsenal with regard to the Rantau by-election but failed to win the state seat.
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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, is one of the few surviving games that Electronic Arts hasn’t decided to cancel.
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NEW YORK, April 13 — What changes will you be seeing after this week’s round of social media platform updates?
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PETALING JAYA: M Kula Segaran and Khairy Jamaluddin got into a war of words on Twitter over who’s playing the race card ahead of the Rantau by-election tomorrow.
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PETALING JAYA: Star Media Group Bhd, which publishes The Star daily newspaper and The Star Online portal, would like to emphasise that it does not use freelancers for its social media channels or campaigns.
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Instagram recently announced that it would be demoting posts that it believes to be inappropriate.
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RANTAU POLLS | A video of Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran's ceramah in Tamil, appealing for the Indian community's votes in tomorrow's Rantau by-election, has caught the attention of Khairy Jam...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman today congratulated Tun Daim Zainuddin for striking the deal that saved billions of ringgit from the improved East Coast R...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has instructed the police to investigate a Facebook group known as Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka for allegedly uploading a post insulting the ...
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) executive director Latheefa Koya has criticised Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim's argument against Malaysia inking the Rome Statute of the International Crimin...
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KOTA TINGGI (April 12): A fire and explosion occurred at the Pengerang  Integrated  Complex, near here, at 1.25 am today.
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The fire and explosion incident at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC), in Kota Tinggi, earlier today, was believed to have caused strong blast vibrations in surrounding areas, according to several...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is investigating a Facebook page after its images alleged insulting against the King spread over social media.
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KOTA TINGGI: A fire and explosion occurred at the Pengerang Integrated Complex, near here, at 1.25 am today.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The fire and explosion at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Kota Tinggi earlier Friday (April 12) caused strong vibrations in surrounding areas, according to several witnesses.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The fire and explosion incident at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC), in Kota Tinggi, earlier today, was believed to have caused strong blast vibrations in surrounding...
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US adults appear to be sticking with Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms despite controversies over privacy and misinformation, according to a study released April 10 by the Pew Research Center.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — The eye-opening Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) White Paper has found support in Barisan Nasional’s Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, who also called for a detai...
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 — US adults appear to be sticking with Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms despite controversies over privacy and misinformation, according to a study released yeste...
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Former Umno vice-president Hishammuddin Hussein has expressed concern over the issues highlighted in the Felda White paper.
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An Indian court's call for a ban on the popular video app TikTok will hurt free speech rights, China's Bytedance Technology Co has said in a request for the Supreme Court to quash the directive.
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Facebook says it is rolling out a wide range of updates aimed at combating the spread of false and harmful information on the social media site.
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Republican senators on April 10 said Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc discriminate against conservative viewpoints and suppress free speech, suggesting anti-trust action could be a solution.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Dewan Rakyat Speaker Nga Kor Ming today denied claims that the Felda White Paper was uploaded to the Parliament website a day before it was tabled.
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It’s a sunny day in March and “Machine Planet” is flying a single-engine Cessna over Northern California. He’s cruising at 1,500 feet toward a massive lot leased by electric-car maker Tesla. His mission: to burst the Tesla bubble. And make some money doing it.
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A Peruvian judge ordered the arrest of former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Wednesday while also authorising a search of several properties as part of a probe into a bribery scheme linked to scan...
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KOTA KINABALU (ANN): A boy in Sabah had his head trapped in a green plastic cone for at least half an hour before firefighters were able to successfully remove it.
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PARIS, April 11 — A French court has ordered Facebook to pay €30,000 (RM139,000) over “abusive” terms-of-use agreements that people had to accept in order to access their social media accounts...
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About half of Americans and Canadians get their news primarily from social media, yet most don't trust this source of information, according to a survey released April 9.
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PETALING JAYA: The White Paper on Felda was posted on the Parliament website on Tuesday – hours before it was tabled in the Dewan Rakyat on Wednesday.
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A boy in Sabah, Malaysia, had his head trapped in a green plastic cone for at least half an hour before firefighters were able to successfully remove it.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has denied that he was in an “open warfare” with Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, popularly known as TMJ.
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NVIDIA’s game plan for its graphics card has been more or less the same for the last several years; the brand usually releases of its top-tier and mid-range cards in the initial stages, which are th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir, the eldest daughter of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, has joined the thousands who have inked a petition urging the Pakatan Harapan government to rat...
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Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali challenged former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak to debate any matters pertaining to Felda in Parliament, and not on Facebook or Twitter.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More police reports will be lodged by the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) over alleged mismanagement, says Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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Twitter launched on April 10 an emoji for the European Parliament elections in May, seeking to provide a visual link to channel conversations around a vote set to affect the European Union in the coming years.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The role of appointing the new Johor menteri besar lies with the party that won the election, not with the Sultan of Johor, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The role of appointing the new Johor mentri besar lies with the party that won the election, not with the Sultan of Johor, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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BRUSSELS, April 10 — US President Donald Trump yesterday threatened to impose US tariffs on US$11 billion (RM45 billion) worth of European Union products, heightening tensions over a long-running tr...
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Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has challenged the government to take action against him, following Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s statement that the crown prince is not above t...
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JOHOR BARU - Speculation has mounted over the political future of Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian, after his absence on Tuesday (April 9) from the Singapore-Malaysia 9th bilateral Leaders' Retreat in...
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SINGAPORE, April 9 — Singapore’s leader insisted today his government’s proposed fake news laws were a “step forward” in fighting online falsehoods after they sparked criticism from press fr...