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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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PETALING JAYA: The US State De­­part­ment has placed Malaysia on the Tier 2 Watch List again in its latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. The report, which is produced annually, said the Malaysian go­­vern­ment did not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, but was making significant efforts to do so.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia stayed in the Tier 2 Watch List in the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report produced by the US State Department.
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WASHINGTON, June 6 — Mexican and US officials are set to resume talks in Washington today aimed at heading off punitive tariffs on Mexican goods as President Donald Trump called for Mexico to take m...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — If you’re planning to visit the United States of America, you’ll need to apply for a visa which can be valid for up to 10 years.
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If you’re planning to visit the United States of America, you’ll need to apply for a Visa which can be valid for up to 10 years.
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If you don’t already have a US visa in your passport, you’re now going to have to share your social media details with the US government when you do so.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malay­sians will not be granted visa-waiver status by the United States in the near future. But hold the despair.
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US President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the “official end” of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with “all streng...
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KOTA KINABALU: Hoteliers in the state remain confident that business will recover well despite an unfavourable travel advisory issued by the US State Department.
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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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PETALING JAYA: The United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) wants to recruit Malay-speaking agents, according to a banner displayed in Washington, DC.
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A veteran Palestinian negotiator said on Monday she had been denied a US travel visa for the first time, and viewed it as retaliation for her criticism of the Trump administration and Israel.
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MEXICO CITY, May 9 — After a long push in Mexico, China’s Huawei landed a coveted job in 2017: supplying equipment for the country’s so-called “red compartida,” an ambitious telecommunicatio...
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The US State Department allowed at least seven foreign governments, including Malaysia, to rent luxury condominiums in New York’s Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according ...
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KOTA KINABALU, May 2 — The Foreign Ministry today debunked as fake news an article claiming that the US has waived the visa requirement for 10 countries, including Malaysia.
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Britain's plan to allow Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies a restricted role in its next generation mobile networks is part of a heated international debate over the security risks so-called 5G technology presents.
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KOTA KINABALU: Tourism players have criticised the US authorities for singling out Sabah when they put Malaysia on the “K” list in a travel advisory early this month.
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Facebook said April 22 it has hired a high-ranking US State Department lawyer credited with helping craft the controversial Patriot Act as the social network’s new general counsel.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 22 — Tourism, Art, and Culture minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi today said that kidnappings that were reported in East Coast Sabah were mainly motivated by kidnappers’ desire to g...
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PETALING JAYA: The travel advisory against Malaysia by the US government over potential kidnapping is "unjustified" as the situation on the ground is under control due to continuous operations conducted by the enforcement agencies, says Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) senior vice-chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.
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US authorities have arrested a former US Marine who is a member of a group that allegedly raided the North Korean embassy in Madrid in February and stole electronics, two sources familiar with the arr...
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KUANTAN: Malaysia hopes the United States will remove the country from the “K Indicator” list of the travel advisory issued by the US State Department as soon as possible, said Foreign Minister Sa...
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KUANTAN (April 19): Malaysia hopes the United States will remove the country from the “K Indicator” list of the travel advisory issued by the US State Department as soon as possible, said Foreign ...
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KUANTAN (Bernama): Malaysia hopes the United States will remove the country from the “K" list of travel advisory issued by the US State Department as soon as possible, says Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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KUANTAN, April 19 — Malaysia hopes the United States will remove the country from the “K Indicator” list of the travel advisory issued by the US State Department as soon as possible, said Foreig...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no need for a travel advisory against Malay­sia as it is a safe country, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Moha­mad.
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PUTRAJAYA: The United States’ Ambassador to Malaysia, Kamala Shirin Lakhdir (pix), was summoned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (April 17) to clarify the US government’s decision t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday (April 18) that there was no need for a travel advisory against visiting the country, as it is a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says there is no need for a travel advisory against Malaysia, as we are a “safe nation”.
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Wisma Putra has summoned the US ambassador over Malaysia's inclusion in the "K indicator list" in the US State Department's updated travel advisories.
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PETALING JAYA: The Ambassador of the United States was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (April 17) to clarify the US government's decision to list Malaysia as a country where kidnapping and hostage-taking are a risk.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The foreign ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the ‘K’ list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
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The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the "K" list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the ‘K’ list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the ‘K’ list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the "K" list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has been listed as a country with a risk of kidnapping and hostage-taking by the United States government.
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WASHINGTON: The US government has included Malaysia in its list of 35 countries with the risk of kidnapping and hostage taking.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 ― The US State Department has issued an advisory warning American travellers of heightened abduction risks in parts of Malaysia and 34 other nations.
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CARACAS, April 10 — Venezuela removed eight tonnes of gold from the central bank's vaults last week, and the cash-strapped socialist state is expected to sell the bullion abroad as it seeks to raise...
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The United States has criticised Brunei's decision to implement Islamic laws, that would allow death by stoning for adultery and homosexuality, urging it to ratify and implement the United Nations' Co...
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WASHINGTON, April 3 — The United States will not send high-level officials to attend China’s second Belt and Road summit in Beijing this month, a spokesperson for the US State Department said yest...
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LONDON, March 29 — The United States has instructed oil trading houses and refiners around the world to further cut dealings with Venezuela or face sanctions themselves, even if the trades are not p...
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HONG KONG, March 22 — The United States warned in a report today that increased meddling from China in Hong Kong had adversely impacted the city, straining international business confidence in the A...
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The US State Department said on Thursday it erred in notifying a Finnish journalist she was a finalist for an award recognizing courageous women, but it characterized as “speculation” a report tha...
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NEW DELHI, March 8 — India wants to keep buying Iranian oil at its current level of about 300,000 barrels per day (bpd), as it negotiates with Washington about extending a waiver of US sanctions pas...
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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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Moscow will match any US move to deploy new nuclear missiles closer to Russia by stationing its own missiles closer to the United States or by deploying faster missiles or both, President Vladimir Put...
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US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he wants North Korea to end its nuclear programme, but has no pressing time schedule for this, as he dispatched his special envoy to finalize preparations for...
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The United States ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some of his top security officials and the head of the state oil company, and unveiling plans to...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Human Resources Minister has warned that the country’s economy will face disaster if Malaysia’s position continues to slide on human trafficking watch lists.
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Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks to escape an attack claimed by Somalia-base...
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COMMENT | In October 2018, Malaysia released 11 Uyghur refugees to Turkey, after dropping immigration-related charges.
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WASHINGTON: Nations around the world face increased scrutiny from the US over their attempts to fight human trafficking at home – and the price of failure could be steep, under a law signed yesterda...
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WASHINGTON, Jan 10 — Nations around the world face increased scrutiny from the United States over their attempts to fight human trafficking at home — and the price of failure could be steep, under...
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IN the first week of 2019, as China grabbed headlines for landing a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, a New Year’s Day editorial in the nation’s official military newspaper told its readers ...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday he is ready to meet US President Donald Trump anytime to achieve their common goal of denuclearising the Korean Peninsula, but warned he may have to tak...