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Indonesia had reportedly asked Facebook to remove more than 61000 WhatsApp accounts, about a week prior to the Jakarta riots in May 2019.
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Discord, the popular chat service among gamers, has been down and out for a while.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 — In advance of this September’s anticipated release of a new NBA 2K basketball sim, its immediate predecessor, NBA 2K19, has been deeply discounted, but players have been ...
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JUNE 24 — “5G” is the latest media buzzword.
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KUCHING: Movement for Change, Sarawak (MoCS) has described Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s recent statement about Sarawak going bankrupt in three years’ time under the rule of Gabungan Parti Saraw...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today denied an international news report that quoted him as saying that he would step down in three years.
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BATU KAWAN, Penang: Farm owners who do not report sickness or unnatural death among their livestock to the authorities could be fined up to RM25,000 (US$6,033), the government warned on Monday (Jun 2...
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NEW YORK, June 24 — Wall Street stocks opened modestly higher today ahead of a much-anticipated Group of 20 Summit, as well as key economic releases later in the week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): The FBM KLCI closed 6.1 points or 0.36% lower today on profit taking as Malaysian shares appeared overbought after four straight days of gains.
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LONDON, June 24 — European stocks stumbled and the dollar hit three-month lows today as hopes waned for progress in Sino-US trade talks at this week’s G20 meeting and fears of an escalation in Ira...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): The trade diversion benefits caused by the ongoing US-China dispute may not necessarily translate into longer term developments that can contribute to the economy, says Interna...
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Expected launch next year raises new questions for China, analysts say.
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When calculating the new, higher rates determined by the US Copyright Royalty Board, Spotify has determined that it overpaid publishers in 2018 and would like a refund.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The ringgit closed firmer against the US dollar today in line with most Asian currencies on optimism about the progress in US-China trade negotiations as leaders of both coun...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Trade wars will not benefit any country in the long term, says International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde (pix).
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Bursa Malaysia ended today’s trading in the red as investors booked profits in an overbought market after a four-day rally.
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FRANKFURT, June 24 — Daimler shares fell as much as 5 per cent today after the German automaker cut its profit forecast for the third time in 12 months, saying it was setting aside hundreds of milli...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 24 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim remains confident he will succeed Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, despite the prime minister now saying that he will remain in office for three y...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today disagreed that he was sending a message to the US by favouring China in certain matters.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — PKR Youth today questioned if Umno had the same integrity as celebrities Leonardo DiCaprio and Miranda Kerr who returned gifts that were allegedly bought with 1Malaysia Devel...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Trade wars will not benefit any country in the long term, says International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will soon see a sanctuary for pangolins following the inking of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the state government and a retired Malaysian-born engineer here today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed has described the RM1 billion offered by Goldman Sachs as compensation for the role it played in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal...
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Indian ecommerce giant Flipkart  is planning to tap into the US equity market by 2022, reported The Economic Times, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Leading cryptocurrency mining chips producer Bitmain is currently working with advisers as it prepares to revive plans for an initial public offering amid Bitcoin reaching a one-year high, Bloomberg ...
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If you’ve been living under a rock, fresh and mounting tensions between the US and Iran have caused long dormant tensions between the two countries to resurface.
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More US teams are turning to tracking apps that combines cellphone GPS with digital maps detailing cliffs, caves, waterways and other hard-to-search terrain during rescue missions.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): China Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian has confirmed that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is scheduled to have an official visit to China with deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr ...
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HONG KONG, June 24 — Oil prices extended gains today as rising US-Iran tensions fuelled supply concerns, while Asian equities also edged up ahead of a crunch meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinp...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hopes to receive some good news from China when he visits in July, adding that Malaysia is confident that they will purchase more palm oil.
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PETALING JAYA: The superyacht once known as Equanimity can be rented for RM5.3mil a week, the Daily Mail has reported.
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The much-anticipated meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Group of 20 summit in Osaka is likely to dominate the news this week.
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SEVERAL parties and companies in Kazakhstan have sought legal redress against CaspiOilGas LLP, owned by Malaysian businessman Tan Sri Halim Saad, documents viewed by The Edge indicate.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Vitol, the world's largest independent oil trader, has started building a small oil refinery at its storage terminal in Malaysia that will provide low-sulphur fuel for ships, a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he underestimated the challenges of governing the country before his shock election victory last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Not enough investments are being made into big oil and gas (O&G) projects with long gestation periods during the industry downturn, says Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) presi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed has described the RM1 billion offered by Goldman Sachs as compensation for the role it played in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal...
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If several international celebrities can give up gifts allegedly acquired using stolen 1MDB funds even before the authorities took action against them, why can't Umno do the same?
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's criminal case against US investment bank Goldman Sachs involving US$6.5 billion 1MDB bonds will be postponed to September, a court ruled on Monday (Jun 24), after defence law...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is actively pursuing energy market reforms to enhance the country’s attractiveness as the preferred destination for energy investments, said the Economic Affairs Minister Datu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A North Korean national was denied bail by the Magistrate’s Court here today pending a request by the US government for his extradition to face charges of money laundering.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A research think tank says Malaysia can reap some benefits from the ongoing trade war between the US and China but warns that Putrajaya will need to act quickly to facilitate trade diver...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): The trade diversion benefits caused by the ongoing US-China dispute may not necessarily translate into longer term developments that can contribute to the economy, says Interna...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Malaysian palm oil futures slid for a third consecutive session on Monday, weighed down by expectations of higher production and tracking weakness in a rival edible oil.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed (pix) has described the RM1 billion offered by Goldman Sachs as compensation for the role it played in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal as ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bloomberg): Malaysia pushed back a hearing for Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s 1MDB case to September after a lawyer representing the US bank said the process of filing the charges remains incomplete.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): The FBM KLCI fell 0.38% at the midday break as investor sentiment remained subdued in line with regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Local think tank Socio-Economic Research Centre (SERC) says it will be "still quite challenging" for Malaysia to achieve a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 5% for the ful...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Foreign funds acquired RM28.3 million of local equities on Bursa Malaysia last week, compared to disposing of RM415.3 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Malaysia is actively pursuing energy market reforms to enhance the country’s attractiveness as the preferred destination for energy investments, said Economic Affairs Min...
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HONG KONG, June 24 — Oil prices extended gains today as rising US-Iran tensions fuelled supply concerns, while Asian equity traders moved cautiously ahead of a crunch meeting between Donald Trump an...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI drifted lower on profit-taking on Monday following a strong rally in the previous week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A research think tank today downplayed the likelihood of Malaysia achieving a gross domestic product growth of above 5% as projected by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s criminal case against US investment bank Goldman Sachs involving US$6.5 billion 1MDB bonds will be postponed to September, a court ruled today after defence lawyers asked fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Malaysia’s criminal case against US investment bank Goldman Sachs involving US$6.5 billion (RM26.9 billion) 1MDB bonds will be postponed to September, a court ruled today, ...
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Dear readers, Last week, we put the spotlight back on Asia’s ecommerce scene and charted what’s next.
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By 2020, the market for drones will be worth US$100 billion, says a Goldman Sachs report.
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In a rather interesting show of confidence, the renowned retailer DirectD that it will provide a full refund to its customers if the Google apps within Huawei devices ceased to function which could ha...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the RM1 billion offered by Goldman Sachs as compensation for the role it played in 1MDB scandal as “peanuts” and “not adequate”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the RM1 billion offered by Goldman Sachs as compensation for the role it played in the 1MDB scandal as “peanuts”, adding that it is...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has indicated that Malaysia is willing to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement without India for the time b...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed has described the RM1 billion offered by Goldman Sachs as compensation for the role it played in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scand...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Putrajaya's offer to take over four toll highways owned by Gamuda Bhd and Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd (Litrak) for RM4.5 billion cash failed to excite the market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Ringgit gains as the threat of further US sanctions on Iran lifted oil prices, and speculation of Federal Reserve easing kept the dollar on a back foot.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today on positive sentiment arising from the upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at G20 summit this Friday.
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BANGKOK: Southeast Asian leaders made an impassioned plea against protectionism at a regional summit in Bangkok Sunday, warning that a dragging US-China trade spat could hammer their export-led econom...
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KUALA LUMPUR: As we enter into the second half (2H) of 2019 a week from now, the general expectation is that external factors will continue to dictate the direction of the Malaysian equity market for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today on positive sentiment arising from the upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinpi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Bursa Malaysia opened in the red today after profit-taking snapped the previous week's rally.
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TOKYO, June 24 — Asian shares were off to a cautious start today as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-US trade negotiations while oil prices firmed on worries over heighten...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Investors took some money off the table early Monday on concerns about the geopolitical risks, with Tenaga Nasional and Sime Plantation among the bigger decliners.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Gamuda Bhd, Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd (Litrak Holdings), Mynews Holdings Bhd, HeiTech Padu Bhd, Mitrajaya Holdings Bhd, Tropicana Corp Bhd and Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Monday.
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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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THE Federal Reserve’s signalling of a possible interest rate cut may not be taken as a positive sign, rather it could be an indication of things worse to come.Those wishing for rate cuts to boost markets, should be careful of what they wish for!
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WASHINGTON: The drumbeat for a Federal Reserve interest rate cut is getting louder, with one policy maker calling for a 50 basis point reduction.
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PETALING JAYA: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees severe downside risks for the global economy arising from trade tensions, debt accumulation and uncertain financial conditions.
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FOR 29-year-old office worker surnamed Jang, buying a dress from a popular Instagram influencer who has some 4,000 followers was a money-losing proposition and regretful shopping experience.
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PETALING JAYA: Maintaining good quality investments is vital for Malaysia and China to strengthen its economic relations, especially in light of the current trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.
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OYO Hotels & Homes, a lodging operator backed by SoftBank’s Vision Fund, is betting the same formula that fuelled the company’s rapid growth in India and China can work in the US.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The signature hairdo, which curls outward at the ends and attached with a price tag of RM1,200 (US$288); and a Sapuman (Man of Steal) character who hails from a planet called Kleptocrat ...
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The Sega Mega Drive Mini was first announced last year, and is set to be released on 19 September this year.
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WASHINGTON, June 23 — US President Donald Trump said today on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ news program that he has the power to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell but has not threatened ...
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As AMD’s 3rd generation Ryzen CPUs begin to march just over the hill, Intel is supposedly preparing its own form of countenance to the rival chipmaker’s new processors.
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BANGKOK: Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan o-cha has called on Asean to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by this year to form the world’s largest free trade are...
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India on Sunday rejected a US State Department’s annual report on religious freedom that raised questions about the government’s inability to curb violent attacks on the country’s minority Musli...
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US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone mass deportation raids for two weeks as he seeks compromise with Democratic leaders on immigration issues.
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LONDON: Central bankers hand back the spotlight to presidents and prime ministers this week as leaders from the Group of 20 gather for a summit in Japan.
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BANGKOK, June 23 — Thailand’s premier made an impassioned plea against protectionism today at a meeting of South-east Asian leaders where the fallout from the US-China tariff war has dominated tal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 — Harry Potter fans, it’s time to drop your books and pick up your (virtual) wands.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has been identified as a potential site for pangolin research and conservation efforts and a research site will be set up in Tawau district soon.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter from US President Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, North Korea’s state-run news agency KCNA said.
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The White House on Saturday outlined a US$50 billion (RM208 billion) Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighbouring Arab state economies,...
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US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the ...
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PETALING JAYA: The cars are not bought for his personal use but for certain non-governmental organisations to do charity work, says Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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In OCO, players collect pixels to a relaxing bass beat as a circle spins in a minimalist environment. All players need to manipulate their pixel in this mobile phone game is just the tap of a finger.
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G The WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB), sometimes dubbed the supreme court of world trade, is in crisis due to Washington’s refusal to approve any new judges for its appellate division.