Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 10:49 AM
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Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated.
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LONDON, Feb 18 — Europe's major stock markets mostly slid today, as investors set aside a bright performance in Asia and paused following last week's bumper gains, dealers said.
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FRANKFURT, Feb 18 — Porsche customers in the UK should brace for a price hike of up to 10 per cent in case of a hard Brexit, the luxury German carmaker warned today.
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The venture capital arms of Alphabet Inc’s Google and Salesforce.com Inc are investing in UK payments startup GoCardless, which has raised an additional US$75mil (RM306.41mil) to fund expansion.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB) has appointed Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan as independent non-executive chairman of the group effective immediately, for two years.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is awaiting the outcome from the newly-established Economic Action Council (EAC) for a clearer future direction, chief executive officer Tun...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) reported a 4.3% decline in its investment income to RM50.88 billion in 2018, amid a series of events that unfolded both domestically and globa...
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Sex-related extortion rose 30% in the UK in the last year alone, the National Crime Agency said, as young men are increasingly targeted by female criminals.
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A committee of senior lawmakers in the UK recommended the British government take tougher measures to keep technology companies like Facebook Inc in check, following a year-long inquiry into fake news and its impact on elections.
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When UK Prime Minister Theresa May flew to China last February looking for business deals to cushion the fallout from Brexit, Huawei Technologies Co delivered with a multibillion-dollar commitment to help keep Britain “at the very forefront of the digital age”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) reported a 4.3% decline in its investment income to RM50.88 billion in 2018, amid a series of events that unfolded both domestically and globa...
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SEMENYIH POLLS | Candidate Muhammad Aiman Zainali is the latest Pakatan Harapan figure to have had to explain his academic credentials following a slew of misinformation surrounding those of several p...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Nobody expected that PAS, which once boasted of providing an alternative political system based on the principles of Islam, would go down the drain under the weight of corruption, cover-...
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Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown (above) said PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang had elaborated in detail on a leaked audio recording featuring PAS central committee member Nik Abduh Nik Abdul ...
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COMMENT | Having the read the shocking revelations contained in the affidavit of Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, a royal commission of Inquiry must be formed to investigate these unpre...
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 15): Property surveyors are predicting that UK's housing market will experience the most pervasive decline in prices since February 2011 in the next three months as the Brexit appro...
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LONDON, Feb 15 — State-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland more than doubled net profits in 2018, the lender announced today as it extends its recovery following a decade of turmoil.
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The Chinese financial services giant controlled by billionaire Jack Ma bought London-based payments company WorldFirst in its biggest overseas deal since a US expansion was thwarted.
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LONDON: The Range Rover Sport has done away with its V6 power plant and has instead opted to go with a new 3.0-litre turbocharged Ingenium inline-six with a 48-volt mild hybrid system and an electric ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has given foreign-owned insurance companies until April to outline their plans to comply with local shareholding requirements, the central bank said today.
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LONDON, Feb 13 — Stock markets jumped today on hopes of a breakthrough in the US-China trade war.
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When you think of wearables, the usual things that come to mind are smartwatches or smart bands.
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on Wednesday (Feb 13) said he was unaware that an agency under his ministry has sponsored a high-ranking police delegat...
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The Special Edition HST model will pack 400 hp and 550 Nm of torque from an all-new 3.0-litre in-line 6-cylinder turbocharged Ingenium engine, replacing the previous V6 engine. 0 to 100 km/h will take...
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THIS year is expected to be another volatile one for the stock market with most analysts advising investors to adopt a defensive strategy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — PAS president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang said he is unperturbed by the taunts of Sarawak Report (SR) editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown whom he had sued for defamation before withdrawing...
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TOKYO, Feb 13 — Struggling Japanese engineering firm Toshiba lowered its profit forecasts today with rising costs weighing on its energy operations.
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry is considering introducing plain packaging for cigarettes, similar to the practice in countries like Australia, Thailand and soon, neighbouring Singapore, more than ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak must provide his Nottingham University examination transcripts to dispel doubts he gained the degree without sitting for all his tests, said DAP’s Cho...
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Beacon Venture Capital, a Thailand-based corporate VC firm under local major bank Kasikornbank, led a US$6.5 million pre-series A funding round for homegrown financial intelligence platform Jitta.
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Malaysia has become one of the world's biggest plastic importers, taking in rubbish the rest of the world doesn't want.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said he will be getting a certificate of his degree from UK’s University of Nottingham to replace the original document which appears to have be...
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SEMENYIH: PPBM does not intend to take any action against Marzuki Yahya though he is said to have a dubious academic qualification, said party president Muhyiddin Yassin.
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The UK should tackle the power of Silicon Valley over Britain’s news publishers and push US tech giants to promote quality journalism, according to a report commissioned by the government to assess remedies for the struggling local press.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — The University of Nottingham has confirmed that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak graduated from the UK university.
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BARCELONA, Feb 12 ― OnePlus announced has that a prototype of its first 5G-compatible smartphone will be on display at the Mobile World Congress in a couple of weeks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmBank Group has been named the Best SME Bank award for Malaysia by UK-based financial portal and print magazine-based Global Banking & Finance Review.
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A "highly conscientious and competent" oil and gas worker died from injuries he sustained when he was crushed by machinery on a ship, an inquest heard.
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak today denied that he had not completed his studies at UK's Nottingham University in the 1970s.Najib, who has criticised Pakatan Harapan leaders for alleged fals...
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Automobili Lamborghini announced that it has achieved another historic sales record in 2018.
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Remember the Night Sky Edition of the BMW M850i xDrive Coupe that was garnished with materials from outer space?
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 11 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today shrugged off doubts about his academic qualifications from UK’s University of Nottingham.
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IPOH, Feb 11 — MCA president Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong should question Datuk Seri Najib Razak about the latter’s degree as part of his checks on Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders’ qualifications, said ...
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Coffeeshop owner K P Chee overhears a conversation between two friends — civil servant Encik Labu and retiree Captain Labi — who meet up for coffee to discuss anything and everything.
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KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN): It began with a deputy minister finding himself in hot water after his academic qualifications were questioned. The controversy then grew to engulf other leading politicians, placing the Malaysian government under scrutiny.
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Last week, a brouhaha erupted over the academic qualifications of Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s upcoming trial over his role in the alleged misappropriation of billions of ringgit from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MD...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — The ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition risks damaging its reputation if it does not discard leaders such as Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya after they are shown...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — DAP’s Hannah Yeoh and Amanah president Mohamad Sabu emphasised their respective academic qualifications today, amid controversy over dubious degrees among politicians.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 10): Local Government and Housing Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin has clarified today that she never got her academic qualifications from the National University of Singapore (NUS) or Ha...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Former Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak subtly hit out at the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration over the 'certificates' required by it...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should decide the fate of ministers and their deputies with dubious degrees, said Khalid Samad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — Local Government and Housing Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin rejected a report that she claimed to be a National University of Singapore graduate, stating the assertion was made o...
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“Every day I woke up to a predictable life and no sense of satisfaction.
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PETALING JAYA: Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya, the man caught in the Cambridge fiasco, says he played no part in the misinformation that his degree was from the UK university.
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YOURSAY | ‘We don’t want the new government to be accused of practising double standard.’ Marzuki defends ‘three-year’ degree, but anomalies detected The Wakandan: If Pakatan Harapan is to r...
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For the most part, hotel booking sites are great for travelers, they help make finding a great deal on that perfect hotel room easy and hassle free.
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There are only three possibilities how Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Yahya's grades from the Cambridge International University (CIU) matched that of a standard template's, said MCA president Wee Ka...
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LONDON: After 30 years and more than 1 million units sold, the MX-5 is the world’s best-selling two-seater roadster.
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For a region that’s long been associated with hatchbacks and wagons, European consumers are fast falling in love with SUVs. According to data compiled by Jato Dynamics, a total of 15.6 million vehic...
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AS UK Prime Minister Theresa May continues to bang her head against a hard Brussels wall, the probability that the UK will leave the European Union (EU) without an orderly separation agreement increas...
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Some of the world's biggest hotel booking sites have agreed to stop engaging in shady marketing tactics like pressure selling and misleading discounts following an investigation from the UK's consumer protection group.
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NEW YORK, Feb 8 — Global stocks tumbled yesterday on a downgrade to Europe’s economic growth outlook and revived doubts on the US-China trade dispute.
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LONDON, Feb 7 — The Bank of England today slashed its forecast for UK growth this year to 1.2 per cent from 1.7 per cent, blaming the downgrade on a global economic slowdown and Brexit.
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 7): The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is expected to declare a lower dividend than its 6.9% announced for 2017, experts told Free Malaysia Today.
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Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Yahya should apologise if he misrepresented his academic credentials, said Bersatu strategist Rais Hussin.
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LONDON, Feb 7 — European stock markets declined at the start of trading today, as caution prevailed before a key interest rate decision from the Bank of England.
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Bersatu deputy president Mukhriz Mahathir has defended party secretary-general Marzuki Yahya over the latter's academic credentials.
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Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has said that a government which values integrity would not retain leaders with fake certificates.
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Wee Ka Siong has trained his guns on DAP lawmaker Ong Kian Ming over the controversy surrounding Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Yahaya's academic credentials.
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IPOH, Feb 7 ― Photographs from a dating site were used for the profile of a faculty member of the US-based Cambridge International University (CIU) where Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 7): AmBank Research expects the ringgit (MYR) to trade between its support level of 4.0826 and 4.0893 while the resistance is pinned at 4.1008 and 4.1107.
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Could it possibly be game over for the bright minds behind 'Grand Theft Auto' and other global gaming hits?
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PETALING JAYA: Mid-February is a time of reckoning for EPF’s 14 million members who will wait with bated breath for the dividend announcement.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Opposition Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) has promised to hand over bank statements of its accounts to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), whic...
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For the 10th anniversary Galaxy S flagship, Samsung is expected to release a ceramic variant for the Galaxy S10+. From our experience with the Xiaomi Mi MIX series, ceramic feels more premium to hold ...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya, who previously said he had a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Camb...
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LONDON, Feb 4 — The pound dropped today following weak UK construction data and as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to try and finally unlock the Brexit stalemate.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 — Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu today said that PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang’s decision to drop its case against UK-based news portal Sarawak...
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GEORGE TOWN: A political activist today questioned the academic credentials of a deputy minister who claims to have a degree from a UK university.
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Joanna Geary started off as a journalist in the UK and now lives in New York, where she is currently Twitter's director of curation. In that role, she's in charge of showing users everything from the day's biggest news events to quirky trends.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 3 — PAS owes an explanation to those who donated towards Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang’s legal costs to sue Sarawak Report, said Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan.
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PETALING JAYA: A Sarawak Report story that originally led to a defamation suit by PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang will remain online after the suit was settled out of court, says Clare Rewcastle Brown.
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LONDON, Feb 1 — Could it possibly be game over for the bright minds behind Grand Theft Auto and other global gaming hits?
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LONDON, Feb 1 — Willie Walsh, chief executive of British Airways owner IAG, said today that he was “very confident” that London and Brussels would reach a “comprehensive agreement” on post-B...
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PETALING JAYA: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has agreed to an out-of-court settlement for his defamation suit against UK-based Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown.
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PETALING JAYA: UK-trained surgeon Dr Nur Amalina Che Bakri (pic) has surprised her Twitter followers by deciding to take a break from the social media world.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): CIMB Group Holdings Bhd has appointed Time dotCom Bhd chief executive officer Afzal Abdul Rahim as its independent and non-executive director.
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FOLLOWING the decline in the share prices of Genting Malaysia Bhd and its parent company, Genting Bhd, investors are seeing value in the counters.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): The Sultan of Pahang, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah (pictured), was sworn in today as the new Yang di-Pertuan Agong in a ceremony steeped in tradition...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): The new Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, arrived to a state welcome today at Parliament Square to the strains of the ‘nafiri’ t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Following criticism that it had received funding from the tobacco industry, think tank IDEAS said today it has decided against accepting funds from that industry in future.
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SHAH ALAM: A witness told the High Court today that Abdul Razak Baginda had wanted to have a baby with Altantuya Shaariibbuu as he already had one daughter with his wife.
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LONDON: It may take more than a delay in Brexit to lure foreign funds back to UK stocks, a market that’s been deemed by some strategists as “uninvestable”.
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Recently, millennial-focused job platform WOBB released the results of a survey conducted among working professionals in Malaysia.
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LETTER | The recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report regarding senior Chinese officials offering to bail out 1MDB and derail investigations into the alleged corruption in the fund in exchange for stak...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): Malaysia stands to lose foreign business activity to Vietnam if it does not ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), says The Ec...
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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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WHEN Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad voiced his sadness and disappointment on social media a year ago over how the country’s debt had ballooned close to RM1 trillion, not many would have thought the nonagen...