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Former premier Najib Abdul Razak, who is also known as the king of trolls for taking regular potshots at Pakatan Harapan and its leaders on social media, has now trained his guns on Malaysia's ranking...
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ISLAMABAD (Bernama): Pakistan will confer the Nishan-e-Pakistanor Order of Pakistan, the country's highest civilian award, on Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad during his official three-day visit there which begins on Thursday (March 21).
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ISLAMABAD (March 20): Pakistan will confer the Nishan-e-Pakistan or Order of Pakistan, the country’s highest civilian award, on Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad during his official t...
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will confer the Nishan-e-Pakistan or Order of Pakistan, the country’s highest civilian award, on Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad during his official three-day vi...
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UN judges on Wednesday sentenced former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison on appeal, ending one of the most momentous trials over massacres and other atrocities committe...
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ISLAMABAD, March 20 — Pakistan will confer the Nishan-e-Pakistan or Order of Pakistan, the country’s highest civilian award, on Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad during his official...
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LETTER | Justice for Sisters is deeply horrified by the discriminatory and offensive speech and language used in Parliament by several members of Parliament in relation to LGBT people on March 14 and ...
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GENEVA, March 19 — Chinese telecoms giant Huawei led the pack with Asia accounting for more than half of the international patent applications at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (Wipo) ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Kelantan government’s disclosure that it is reviewing its ban on mak yong performances has drawn scorn from culture activist Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin, an emeritus professor of perf...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Any decision made by the government to reject a citizenship application cannot be reviewed by the courts, the High Court was told today.
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KOTA BARU: Kelantan has set up a special committee to study whether every aspect of the “Mak Yong” art form is syariah-compliant, said a state executive councillor (exco).
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KOTA BHARU: Kelantan has set up a special committee to study whether every aspect of the ‘Mak Yong’ art form is shariah-compliant, said a state executive councillor.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Unicef today urged the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to take further steps to protect stateless children in Malaysia, adding that there should be more efforts to help undocumented chil...
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Two 'black box' recorders have been recovered from the site of an Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet that crashed after take-off on Sunday, killing all 157 people on board.
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There were passengers from at least 35 countries on board the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 that crashed near Addis Ababa yesterday, killing 149 passengers and eight crew members.
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COMMENT | A women’s work is never done it is said.
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LETTER | I find the act of destroying active farm land despicable, an offence of the highest degree, even treason, and in this case since, our food security situation in Malaysia is extremely vulnerab...
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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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Social media firms and foreign investors must do more to ensure they support human rights in Myanmar, UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on March 5, suggesting Facebook was failing to treat parties to the country's conflict even-handedly.
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KOTA KINABALU: Traditional knowledge is beginning to gain prominence in the international public forum, with some institutions placing it on equal footing with scientific knowledge, said the Asia Indi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The use of child safety seats and seat belts for rear passengers will be made mandatory for all private cars from January next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The use of child safety seats and seat belts for rear passengers will be made mandatory for all private cars from January next year.
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SINGAPORE (Reuters): Singapore, the world's second-fastest ageing society, has reached agreement with trade unions and employers to increase the retirement age, its manpower minister said on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Civil societies have again called for the government to recognise the rights of refugees, saying Putrajaya should ratify the 1951 Refugee Convention.
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A UN human rights expert has published a draft list of questions to measure countries' privacy safeguards, a first step towards ranking the governments that are potentially doing the most snooping on their own citizens.
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North Korea proposed closing part of its Yongbyon nuclear complex in exchange for the lifting of all UN sanctions except those directly targeting their weapons of mass destruction programs, a senior U...
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NATIONAL sewerage company Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK) is now adopting a circular economy approach and exploring potential applications for its wastewater treatment by-products.
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The United States, Britain and France proposed on Wednesday that the United Nations Security Council blacklist the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad, which said it attacked an Ind...
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LETTER | The undersigned groups of the Cluster for Freedom of Opinion and Expression urge the de facto Islamic affairs minister Mujahid Yusof Rawa and the Pakatan Harapan government to adopt new laws ...
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IPOH, Feb 27 — The United Nations Association of Malaysia (UNAM) has joined the Human Right Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) in condemning Barisan Nasional secretary-general Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kim Lek walked and sometimes ran to Malaysia from her home in Chin State, Myanmar, at the age of 11.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysia reiterated that Sabah is part of Malaysia and any claims on the state are without basis.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today reiterated that Sabah is a part of Malaysia and any claims over the state have no basis, after the Philippine ambassador to Malaysia reportedly said Manila had not droppe...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — Malaysia reiterated that Sabah is part of Malaysia and any claims on the state are without basis.
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NGAPALI BEACH, Feb 22 — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine today, saying the world had “focused narrowly on negative aspects” in the...
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PUCHONG, Selangor: Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah will lead a team of Malaysian officials in renegotiating prices of raw water sold to Singapore, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunda...
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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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Ah, active safety systems. In the last decade we've seen the proliferation of these systems in a number of cars, and nowadays you can even get them in entry level models like the Perodua Myvi.
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GENEVA: Dozens of countries have come out in favour of fresh international regulation requiring all new cars and lighter motor vehicles to be equipped with automatic emergency braking systems, the UN ...
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COX’S BAZAR, Feb 11 — Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said today, the second group in three days prevented from leaving sq...
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Doctors at two Cairo hospitals will pin blue ribbon badges to the clothing of newborn baby girls today as they launch a campaign to persuade parents in Egypt to "say no to female genital mutilation".
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FEBRUARY 4 — Malaysia should ban female genital mutilation/ cutting (FGM/C), and work with health and religious authorities, and the community to end the practice immediately.
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LETTER | Many sporting hearts were broken when Malaysia was stripped of organising the para-swimming event in Sarawak.
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The UN noted Thursday that patent filings for artificial intelligence-based inventions have exploded in recent years, with more than half of all such patents filed since 2013.
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LETTER | Landlords are coming out saying that they should have a choice of who to rent their properties to.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s illicit financial outflow, amounting to a whopping US$33.74bil (RM138.61bil), has placed the country among the highest in the world, Global Financial Integrity (GFI) found.
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The United States on Saturday called on the world to “pick a side” on Venezuela and urged countries to financially disconnect from Nicolas Maduro’s government, while European powers signalled th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two women’s rights groups have urged Putrajaya to view positively a report it prepared on the rights of women in Malaysia, saying it would help guide the government in addressing gaps ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Chief Justice Richard Malanjum today called for an audit of the nation’s laws to see if they tally with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (Undrip).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has set up a debt and liability management committee, which is tasked with reducing the government’s debts and liabilities to a manageable ...
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JANUARY 13 — So Singapore is bidding to have hawker food (in fact more broadly, Singapore’s hawker culture) inscribed on Unesco’s list of intangible cultural heritage.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 12 — Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and US President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka are among possible US candidates to replace outgoing World Bank President Jim Yong...
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An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as Thai officials confirmed the ...
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COMMENT | In October 2018, Malaysia released 11 Uyghur refugees to Turkey, after dropping immigration-related charges.
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China will not back down on what it sees as a highly successful de-radicalisation programme in Xinjiang that has attracted global concern, but fewer people will be sent through, officials said last we...
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GENEVA, Jan 9 — The palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries to influence research into the health effects of its product, a study published by t...
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In the last few months, the International Movement for a Just World (JUST), like so many other civil society groups in various parts of the world, has been inundated with videos and articles from diff...
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 1 — Malaysia is ready to play a more active role in global affairs in a bid to make the world more peaceful, fair and prosperous, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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PETALING JAYA: In the aftermath of the several issues that turned racial recently, the National Patriots Association (Patriot) has hit out at Pakatan Harapan's leaders, saying they were directionless and appeared to contradict one another.