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DETROIT: South Korean brands again demonstrated the best initial quality among 32 automotive brands sold in the United States, according to an annual ranking by researcher J.D. Power, with about half ...
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BEIJING, June 20 — Premier Li Keqiang vowed today to further open up China’s economy during a meeting with CEOs of top global companies amid simmering trade tensions with the United States.
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MIDF Research said that Malaysia’s current focus on free market, quality investment and high productivity is expected to have a significant impact on economic growth this year.
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SHANGHAI: Upcoming trade talks between the leaders of China and the United States are unlikely to immediately resolve major disagreements between the two sides but could start a new phase in negotiations, Chinese state media said on Thursday.
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a UN rights investigator sa...
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WASHINGTON, June 20 — Upcoming trade talks between the leaders of China and the United States are unlikely to immediately resolve major disagreements between the two sides but could start a new phas...
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PETALING JAYA: Sungai Petani MP Datuk Johari Abdul has lodged a police report against Yahaya Ismail over his book Mengapa Anwar Tak Boleh Jadi PM for allegedly defaming Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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MEXICO CITY, June 20 — Mexico yesterday became the first country to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) agreed late last year to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement ...
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BANGKOK (June 20): Regional and international issues affecting ASEAN member countries will be discussed by the leaders at the 34th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings in Bangkok, in creating regional ec...
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CYBERJAYA (June 19): Alibaba Group is committed to linking its platform with entrepreneurs to continue to promote trade, says vice president Brian Wong.
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STOCKHOLM, June 19 — Swedbank shareholders elected Goran Persson as chairman today, with the former Swedish Prime Minister pledging to “clean the house” after a money-laundering scandal.
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The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite augmented reality (AR) game is finally being launch this Friday, June 21. However, it will only be for gamers in the United States and United Kingdom first.
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PETALING JAYA: Sungai Petani MP Datuk Johari Abdul will lodge a police report against Yahaya Ismail over his book "Mengapa Anwar Tak Boleh Jadi PM" for allegedly defaming PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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PHNOM PENH, June 19 — The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Donald Trump’s tariffs on ...
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The global video and electronic games market will generate US$152.1bil in 2019, up 9.6% over last year as gaming morphs into content and communication, according to a report by gaming analytics firm Newzoo on June 18.
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JUNE 19 — What is the most important asset of a country?
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President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who...
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PETALING JAYA: The outlook on foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows for Malaysia has been weakened due to the rising trade tensions between China and the United States.
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PETALING JAYA: Top Glove Corp Bhd is targeting to be the biggest nitrile glove producer in the world by the end of this year with total production of between 25 billion and 30 billion gloves per year.
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WASHINGTON, June 18 — President Donald Trump said today he had spoken to Chinese President Xi Jinping and that the two leaders’ teams would restart trade talks after a long lull in order to prepar...
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PETALING JAYA: Perak PKR chief Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak has come forward to clear the air regarding his whereabouts following the circulation of sex video clips implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
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Musk has a history of being playful with his Twitter account.
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Malaysia’s diversified economy will provide the nation with a buffer from the impact of a full-blown trade war between the United States (US) and China.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Malaysia’s diversified economy will provide the nation with a buffer against the impact of a full-blown trade tension between the United States (US) and China.
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Former Facebook executive Blake Chandlee has been named the head of strategic partnerships at TikTok.
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Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted late on June 16 that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to "Daddy DotCom".
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project is set to begin commercial operations in the fourth quarter of this year (Q4 2019), said Finance Minister Lim Guan E...
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The Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) project is set to begin commercial operations in the fourth quarter (Q4) of this year, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (photo above).
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BEIJING: New home prices in China rose at their fastest pace in five months in May, complicating government efforts to keep frothy housing markets under control as it rolls out more stimulus for the slowing economy.
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Google wants to revolutionise video gaming with its a new service that lets you play from the cloud instead of on a console or PC.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The ringgit inch upwards against the US dollar, backed by renewed interest from foreign investors on the prospects of Malaysia’s economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit inched upwards against the US dollar, backed by renewed interest from foreign investors on the prospects of Malaysia's economy.
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TORONTO: The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia.
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TOKYO: Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China.
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YOURSAY | 'Instead of planning for our future, we have been politicking all this while.' Brace for tough times ahead, economist warns M'sians DSM: Economist Jomo Kwame Sundaram says Malaysians should ...
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PETALING JAYA (June 17): A technological warfare between China and the United States would reduce the short-term benefits of trade and investment diversion to Malaysia arising from the trade war betwe...
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TORONTO (June 17): The government of Canada said on Monday that it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia.
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NEW YORK, June 17 — Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted late yesterday that he had “just deleted” his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to “Daddy DotCom”...
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TORONTO, June 17 — The government of Canada said today it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA, June 17 — A technological warfare between China and the United States would reduce the short-term benefits of trade and investment diversion to Malaysia arising from the trade war bet...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho — better known as Jho Low — was mentioned again in today's SRC International Sdn Bhd proceedings.
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JAKARTA (June 17): Indonesia has sent back a consignment of Canadian paper waste, imported via the United States, because it was contaminated with material including plastic, rubber and diapers, the e...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho — better known as Jho Low — was mentioned again in today's SRC International Sdn Bhd proceedings.
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TransferWise has successfully obtained a remittance license from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). With this license, TransferWise will launch remittances from Malaysia in 2019.
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SEPANG: Malaysia’s first outdoor plane observation deck has opened its door to plane spotters at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here.
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BEIJING, June 17 — Military equipment firms in the United States will likely have their supply of Chinese rare earths restricted, the Global Times said today, after China’s state economic planner ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — Kenanga Investors Bhd has launched the Kenanga Global Unicorn 1 (KGU1) fund to provide investors the opportunity to invest in tech start-up companies.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia can play a greater role in advocacy and become a trendsetter in regional public opinion instead of taking a neutral stance in the midst of the trade war between the United States and China, says Senator Liew Chin Tong.
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MP SPEAKS | I would like to take this opportunity to speak on two issues of great consequence: First, the importance of Malaysia-China relationship to the region in this uncertain time of potential gr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has called on China to put more effort into understanding its smaller Southeast Asian neighbours, saying it must dispel the perception of a “bully” as portrayed by the Unite...
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SEPANG (June 17): Malaysia's first outdoor plane observation deck has opened its door to plane spotters at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): The FBM KLCI was up 0.25% at the midday break today, lifted by select blue chips, but the broader market sentiment stayed negative.
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More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations’ top human rights body to investigate Beijing’s deadly crackdown ...
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THEY say that a teacher takes a hand and touches a heart, and this is seen in the case of a Malaysian engineer in the United States who wants to meet his teacher once he returns home this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) will be matching more than 40 Malaysian companies in the oil and gas sector with foreign buyers next week through its International Sourcing Programme (INSP).
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PETALING JAYA: Top Glove Corp Bhd, which recently entered the European market, will soon venture into the United States to sell its flagship biodegradable gloves amid high demand for the green product.
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Washington: Saudi Arabia is committed to selling shares in Saudi Aramco as soon as next year, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in an interview with the Saudi-owned Ahsarq Al Awsat newspaper.
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SHANGHAI, June 16 — The United States has underestimated the Chinese people’s will to fight a trade war and Beijing is prepared for a long economic battle, an influential Chinese Communist Party j...
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LONDON: The International Monetary Fund has proposed that the European Union improve transparency, regulatory oversight and insolvency rules in its proposals to create a stronger capital market system, a senior IMF official said.
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GEORGE TOWN: Yet another financial scandal has surfaced, and this time it involves payments for scheduled maintenance of government buildings that was never provided.
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SINGAPORE, June 16 — When Halida Thanveer Asana Marican started hunting for a job last December, she sent out only one or two applications.
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The latest instalment of Modern Warfare gives players point-of-view control through a character named Farah Karim, a Middle Eastern woman and battle-scarred warrior who has been fighting for survival since childhood.
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China and the United Nations have reached a “broad consensus” about counter-terror work, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial visit by a senior UN official to the restiv...
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Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies and joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route that have raised fears of broa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 15 — With the escalating technology war between the United States and China, giant tech companies have had to slash their future revenue forecast due to looming concerns over the ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Yong Teck Lee has accused the non-Chinese media in Malaysia of an anti-China bias and called for more balanced coverage.
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KARUIZAWA, Japan, June 15 — Energy ministers from the Group of 20 major economies have shared concerns over attacks on tankers in the Gulf and will collaborate to maintain stability in the oil marke...
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BATU KAWAN: Although Malaysia is currently benefiting from the trade war between the United States and China, the impact is only temporary, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN: Although Malaysia is currently benefitting from the trade war between the United States and China, the impact is only temporary, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BATU KAWAN, June 15 — Although Malaysia is currently benefiting from the trade war between the United States (US) and China, the impact is only temporary, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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ANKARA, June 15 — Turkey today lambasted Moody’s ratings agency after it cut Ankara’s credit rating further into junk territory, saying the downgrade raised concerns over the institution’s “...
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The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying ...
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The full extradition hearing to decide whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, ...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will need bigger drones than the ones it will be receiving from the United States, according to defence analyst Thomas Daniel of the Institute of Strategic and International St...
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COMMENT | The recent video exposé about a certain political leader allegedly committing acts of sexual nature via a spy camera is nothing new in Malaysia, and I am pretty sure it won’t be the last.
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BUTTERWORTH (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Penang Customs has found another 132 containers filled with plastic waste at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT). State director Datuk Saidi Isma...
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DJI has created a robot which teaches coding to young and old. The entirely programmable RoboMaster S1 is directly inspired by robotics competitions.
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BUTTERWORTH: Penang Customs has found another 132 containers filled with plastic waste at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT).
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ISTANBUL, June 15 ― Moody's cut Turkey's sovereign credit rating deeper into “junk” territory yesterday, saying the risk of a balance of payments crisis continued to rise, and with it the risk o...
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NEW YORK: Oil price rose about 1% on Friday after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week raised concerns about potential supply disruptions, but prices remained on track for a weekly loss on fears that trade disputes will dent global oil demand.
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According to a recent report, Huawei has apparently decided to delay the launch of its foldable phone, Mate X. Originally scheduled to take place within this month, Huawei representative has stated th...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Customs Department today revealed that another 132 containers with plastic waste have been found at the Butterworth port, bringing the total number of containers with plastic waste to...
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BENGALURU: Gold jumped more than 1% on Friday, surpassing the key $1,350 level for the first time since April last year, as a spur of weak economic data from both China and the United States, and political concerns in the Middle East raised safe-haven demand.
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HONG KONG: The Hong Kong stock market fell for the third straight session on Friday and pared of some its weekly gains, as China reported lacklustre industrial production data.
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SEBERANG PERAI, June 14 — Penang now has 397 containers filled with plastic waste imported from 12 different countries, the Penang Customs Department revealed today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): The ongoing United States-China trade war has spurred interest among Chinese companies to invest in Malaysia, says International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Dr Ong Kian ...
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BEIJING, June 14 — China’s property investment growth cooled in May and sales saw their biggest decline since October 2017, suggesting the frothy housing market may not be able to cushion the effe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The on-going United States-China trade war has spurred interest among Chinese companies to invest in Malaysia, says International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming.
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HONG KONG: China stocks ended weaker on Friday, as investors kept a cautious stance ahead of data that was released after market hours, while U.S. tariff threats continued to weigh.
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For many years, digital imaging technology supplier Altek Corp.
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An Instagram outage on June 13 left users of the Facebook-owned social network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration.
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Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this week.
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Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada’s environment ministry said on Thursday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — The on-going United States-China trade war has spurred interest among Chinese companies to invest in Malaysia, says International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Ong Kian...
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BEIJING, June 14 — China’s industrial output growth unexpectedly slowed to a more than 17-year low in May, while investment also cooled, in the latest sign of weakening demand in the world’s sec...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): National Mortgage Corporation, Cagamas Bhd, has announced the issuance of its three-month Conventional Commercial Papers (CCP) amounting to RM350 million.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 14 — An Instagram outage yesterday left users of the Facebook-owned social network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration.
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NURSES are often underrated due to social stigma, insufficient knowledge or just pure misconception of their role.
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BEIJING, June 14 — China said today that it was raising anti-dumping duties on certain alloy-steel seamless tubes and pipes used at utilities and imported from the United States and the European Uni...
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TOKYO: Oil fell on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes.