Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 12:36 PM
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It was the Watergate expose, of how a United States president knowingly lied about clandestine activities by his party that sank the Nixon administration in the 70's.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-morning today, with the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) breaching the 1,700-level, lifted by gains in selected blue chips.
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British security officials do not support a full ban of Huawei from national telecoms networks despite US allegations the Chinese firm and its products could be used by Beijing for spying, people with...
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BRUSSELS, Feb 18 — The EU promised a quick and effective response if the United States imposes import duties on European autos, a spokesman for the European Commission said today.
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When times are tough, luxury car brands get to building SUVs. It never fails, because the market snaps them up faster than they can be made - literally, in the case of Rolls-Royce. With the launch of ...
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KOTA KINABALU: There has been no response from the United States to Malaysia’s request to free two citizens held for the last 13 years at Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected involvement in terrorism...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Bursa Malaysia ended the day higher, in line with regional stocks, as market sentiment was lifted by hopes that trade talks between China and the United States could reach an ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Maxis Bhd has appointed Gökhan Ogut as its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective May 1, 2019.
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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido set a goal of enlisting a million volunteers within a week to confront a government blockade that has kept tons of humanitarian aid, most of it from the United...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Microsoft founder Bill Gates promoted a book on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal on United States broadcaster CNN yesterday, reportedly sending interest in the tit...
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BUTTERWORTH (Feb 18): The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) on Saturday proves that the country's econo...
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Nintendo strategy game Fire Emblem Heroes has become the second most lucrative mobile release from the company, reaching US$500mil in revenue within the past five months, Sensor Tower reports.
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BUTTERWORTH: The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) on Saturday, proves that the country’s economic pos...
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BUTTERWORTH: The announcement of “extraordinary” dividends by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) on Saturday proves that the country’s economy is healthy, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BUTTERWORTH (Feb 17): The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and Shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) on Saturday proves that the country's econom...
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The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund on Saturday proves that the country's economic position is healthy, says...
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BUTTERWORTH, Feb 17 ― The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) yesterday proves that the country's econom...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― A high net foreign fund outflow of RM263.5 million was recorded between Monday to Thursday, a level last seen since the third week of December 2018, as investors recalibrated ...
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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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LONDON, Feb 17 ― With just 40 days until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, businesses are testing their emergency Brexit preparations to ensure they have enough cash and staff i...
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PALM BEACH, Feb 17 ― President Donald Trump received an update on trade talks with China yesterday at his Florida retreat after discussions in Beijing saw progress ahead of a March 1 deadline for re...
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The recent spate of revelations of senior government politicians falsifying and embellishing their education qualifications is pressuring the Prime Minister to take action.
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JAKARTA • iPhone manufacturer Pegatron is scheduled to start operating in Batam in April, after the Taipei-based company agreed to rent a factory in a specially designated economic zone.
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that clarity and certainty provided by the government in recalibrating the economy towards high-quality growth played a role in hastening the country’s GDP expansi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that clarity and certainty provided by the government in recalibrating the economy towards high-quality growth played a role in hastening ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 16): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that clarity and certainty provided by the Government in recalibrating the economy towards high-quality growth played a role in hastening the ...
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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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NEW YORK: Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the Dow and the Nasdaq posting their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful that the United States and China would hammer out an agreement resolving their protracted trade war
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Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs bank executive who is currently in jail in Malaysia, has agreed to voluntarily return to the United States to face abetment charges in a scheme to loot state investmen...
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BEIJING, Feb 15 — Talks between China and the United States to resolve their bruising trade war will continue next week in Washington, with both sides saying this week’s negotiations in Beijing ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today on weaker demand as cautious sentiment clouded the market ahead of the outcome of trade talks between China and the United...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng has willingly agreed to be extradited to the United States to face three criminal charges relating to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). The sessi...
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KOTA KINABALU: The government’s plan to set up the Economic Action Council (EAC) is timely but it must also develop a long-term strategy since global economic uncertainties will continue to impact t...
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Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker caught up in the 1MDB fraud scandal, will be allowed to return to the United States to face criminal charges against him there, the Kuala Lumpur Sessi...
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PARIS, Feb 15 — With its Lego-like avatars and easy-to-learn coding for budding programmers, the online gaming app Roblox has cornered the market in younger gamers, with 80 million monthly users, ma...
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With its Lego-like avatars and easy-to-learn coding for budding programmers, the online gaming app 'Roblox' has cornered the market in younger gamers, with 80 million monthly users, many of them under 16.
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KUALA LUMPUR:  Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker caught up in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fraud scandal, will be allowed to return to the United States to face criminal ch...
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NEW YORK: Roger Ng (pix), a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker accused of playing a role in defrauding sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), will return to the United States to...
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(Feb 15): Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker accused of playing a role in defrauding sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), will return to the United States to face ...
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Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker accused of playing a role in defrauding sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), will return to the United States to face criminal charges against him, his lawyer said on Thursday.
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NEW YORK, Feb 15 — Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker accused of playing a role in defrauding sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), will return to the United Stat...
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NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - A former Goldman Sachs banker implicated in a multibillion-dollar fraud in Malaysia will return to the United States to face the criminal charges against him, his lawyer said in a...
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GEORGE TOWN: A consumer group has called on the government to introduce lemon laws to protect consumers who buy products such as cars that fail to meet quality standards and performance.
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A 2017 F-150. DETROIT: Ford announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.5 million of its best-selling F-150 pickup trucks due to a glitch in its transmission system that can lead to accidents.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) Youth has urged police to investigate links between Bachok MP Nik Abduh Nik Aziz and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States.
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Alphabet Inc's Google said on Feb 13 it would spend more than US$13bil on datacentres and offices in the United States this year.
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Do you ever hear people saying that if they had a time machine, they would go back to the days before Microsoft, McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Google, and so on were just starting out - and invest in these co...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The FBM KLCI is expected to trade range bound today, riding on the firmer overnight close at most global markets, whilst a lack of domestic catalysts could limit the index’s g...
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STRASBOURG, Feb 14 — The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financ...
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NEW YORK, Feb 14 — Alphabet Inc’s Google said yesteday it would spend more than US$13 billion (RM52.8 billion) on data centres and offices in the United States this year.
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NEW YORK, Feb 14 — Wall Street closed higher yesterday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes the United States and China could iron out a trade deal, and benign inflation data suggested the Fed...
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NEW YORK: Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes the United States and China could iron out a trade deal, and benign inflation data suggested the Federal Reserve would hold interest rates steady in the near term
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NEW YORK (Feb 14): Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes the United States and China could iron out a trade deal, and benign inflation data suggested the Fe...
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NEW YORK, Feb 13 — Ford announced today it is recalling 1.5 million of its best-selling F-150 pickup trucks due to a glitch in its transmission system that can lead to accidents.
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SOFIA, Feb 13 — Bulgaria and the United States have halted what they believe could be a scheme to illegally channel money out of Venezuela, which is under sanctions from Washington amid the ongoing ...
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Mobile security firm Zimperium has found a security and safety flaw in Xiaomi’s popular M365 scooter model.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Communications and Multimedia Ministry secretary-general Datuk Mohd Ali Mohamad Nor today said that telecommunications giant Huawei is still in contention to be the first to s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Share prices on Bursa Malaysia closed lower today, in cautious trading, ahead of the release of the country’s 2018 and fourth quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data by Ba...
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ROME, Feb 13 — The Italian government has no intention of selling the Bank of Italy’s gold reserves to plug budget holes, a prominent lawmaker of the ruling League party said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): The FBM KLCI fell at the midday break today, dragged by select index-linked blue chips including Genting Plantations Bhd and CIMB Group Holdings Bhd.
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LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES (Feb 13): California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Tuesday that he was abandoning plans to build a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, citing th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): The FBM KLCI is expected to drift sideways today with immediate support at the 1,685-point level, in line with the firmer overnight close at most global markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): The FBM KLCI retreated in early trade, dragged by losses at key index-linked blue chips including Axiata Group Bhd and Public Bank Bhd.
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TOKYO, Feb 13 — Asian stocks pulled ahead and safe-haven government bonds came under further pressure today on optimism the United States and China might be able to hammer out a deal to resolve thei...
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SINGAPORE, Feb 13 — The dollar edged lower against its peers today, as rising expectations of a breakthrough in the trade impasse between United States and China led investors to put money into the ...
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TOKYO: Asian stocks pulled ahead and safe-haven government bonds came under further pressure on Wednesday on optimism the United States and China might be able to hammer out a deal to resolve their nearly year-long trade dispute.
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NEW YORK: Signs that the United States and China might reach an agreement in trade talks and news of a tentative deal to avoid another government shutdown in Washington helped push world stock markets and bond yields broadly higher Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today on weaker demand for the local note and ahead of trade talks between the United States and China, slated to kick off on Th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The mother of a former minister, the late Tan Sri Jamaluddin Mohd Jarjis, has filed a suit against her two grandchildren over their failure to include three company shares, worth RM1.3 b...
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IPOH, Feb 12 — Perak Umno today insisted that the integrity of Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya is at stake even though Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has accepted his explanation ...
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SEMENYIH (Feb 12): Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today he is satisfied with the explanation given by Datuk Marzuki Yahya over his academic certificate and the latter remains as the secretary-general o...
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WASHINGTON, Feb 12 — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker warned the Trump administration’s handling of domestic issues as well as trade talks with China is hurting the United States’ lo...
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WASHINGTON: Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker warned the Trump administration’s handling of domestic issues as well as trade talks with China is hurting the United States’ long-term prosperity.
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A Swiss court has ordered the Ottawa-based real estate group Sakto Corporation and its owners, Malaysian-Canadian entrepreneur Jamilah Taib Murray and her husband Sean Murray, to pay 166,000 Swiss fra...
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At least 152 Catholic priests in Mexico have been suspended in the past nine years for sexual abuse against minors, Mexico’s Archbishop for Monterrey said, prompting a lawyer for alleged victims of ...
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (right in photo, above) renewed his offer to help broker an end to the crisis in Venezuela during talks with the country’s foreign minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Malaysia’s natural rubber (NR) production increased 5.4 per cent to 54,992 tonnes in December 2018 from 52,174 tonnes in the previous month, according to the Department of Sta...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Bursa Malaysia was lower at mid-morning today as investors remained cautious ahead of another round of trade talks between the United States and China which began yesterday in...
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BERLIN, Feb 12 — Germany will put on a show of unity with the United States today in talks on importing natural gas, as Berlin battles accusations an under-construction pipeline deepens European ene...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The use of imported cannabis-based products should be given a chance and accepted for medical purposes, according to Malaysian Consumers Association of Malaysia (PPIM) chief activist Dat...
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The use of imported cannabis-based products should be given a chance and accepted for medical purposes, according to Muslim Consumers Association of Malaysia (PPIM) chief activist Nadzim Johan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — The use of imported cannabis-based products should be given a chance and accepted for medical purposes, according to Malaysian Consumers Association of Malaysia (PPIM) chief a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): The FBM KLCI is expected to trade range bound with immediate support at 1,680.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): The use of imported cannabis-based products should be allowed for medical purposes, said Malaysian Consumers Association of Malaysia (PPIM) chief activist Datuk Nadzim Johan.
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BUTTERWORTH (Feb 11): Japanese investors are now confident of returning to invest in Malaysia amid the country’s strengthening economy, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BUTTERWORTH, Feb 11 — Japanese investors are now confident of returning to invest in Malaysia amid the country’s strengthening economy, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — False academic credentials that involve falsifying documents may be considered a criminal offence under the Penal Code, PAS said today.
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LONDON, Feb 11 — World stock markets edged higher on Monday, as investors eyed the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China and watched for signs of progress on Brexit.
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SEMENYIH: Individuals seeking to pursue tertiary education are encouraged to refer to the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) first to avoid being a victim of fraud, says Education Minister Dr Maszl...
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LONDON, Feb 11 — Britain's economy grew at the slowest pace in six years in 2018 with near-flat output in the final quarter, data showed Monday, as Brexit uncertainty and weaker global growth bites.
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LANGKAWI: A total of 31 nations have confirmed their participation in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (Lima ’19) to be held from March 26 to 30.
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SEMENYIH: Individuals seeking to pursue tertiary education are encouraged to refer to the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) first to avoid being a victim of fraud, says Education Minister Dr Maszl...
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Contributed by Henry Butcher Retail managing director Tan Hai Hsin Since 2016, there has been great concern of oversupply of retail space and failed shopping centres in Malaysia.
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Childish Gambino has won Song of the Year at the 61st Grammy Awards that was held in Los Angeles in the United States Sunday night.His single “This Is America” sees off the challenge from tracks b...
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The spat between DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang and MCA is not showing any sign of dissipating as Lim has fired yet another salvo at the rival political party - this time questioning MCA's objection to the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit continued its upward momentum against the greenback early Monday due to weakening of the dollar as concerns arose in the United States over a second government shutdown and the ongoing US-China trade tension.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — The ringgit continued its upward momentum today against the greenback due to weakening of the dollar as concerns arises in the United States over a second government shutdown ...
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GETTING a trade deal done between two superpowers, the United States and China, is tough enough but there is already a call to sell upon any accord being struck.
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The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria, as ordered by President Donald Trump, the top US commander overseeing American forces in the Middl...