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(April 25): China’s globe-spanning infrastructure program is shrinking.
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(April 25): Asia's central bankers should consider themselves lucky: Unlike their counterparts in the West — with a few exceptions — they have the scope to combat an economic downturn and low infl...
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At the 2019 National Orang Asli Convention at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre, the prime minister recommended enhancing education and ecotourism as a way of contributing to the economic ...
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COMMENT | At the 2019 National Orang Asli Convention at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre, the prime minister recommended enhancing education and ecotourism as a way of contributing to the...
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Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically upended the status quo and won t...
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LETTER | After completing the sixth form at a public school in Petaling Jaya, I took up articleship and qualified as a certified public accountant (CPA) at one of the large international accounting fi...
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Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president ...
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WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES (April 20): New home building dipped again in March after plunging in February, with declines in single-family and apartment construction spread over most of the country, acc...
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US intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese technology company in the ...
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A fundamental thesis of this series of articles is that opponents do not talk to each other because they come from separate disciplines, cultures and beliefs.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Malaysia and other Southeast Asian nations stand to benefit more from a robust maritime trade route with China through it’s One Belt One Road Initiative (BRI), said Prime ...
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By NG PAU LING In an age of mass production and fast-paced online purchasing, often a delightful local bookstore filled with an extensive collection of curated books is an oasis to find.
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ZURICH, April 16 — Switzerland will sign an accord backing China’s Belt and Road Initiative when President Ueli Maurer visits China this month, cementing ties with a major trading partner as other...
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WARSAW, April 16 — Poland is unlikely to exclude all Huawei equipment from its next generation mobile networks, a government minister told Reuters, in part to avoid increased costs for mobile operat...
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(April 12): Asian stocks were poised for modest gains Friday after data showed the U.S. economy remains on solid footing.
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The concept of balance is deep within both Eastern or Western culture.
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YOURSAY | ‘As long as Sabah and Sarawak are just one of 13 states, MA63 is grossly violated.’ Harapan makes first attempt at amending constitution The Wakandan: I do not think Sabah and Sarawak wi...
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MARCH 4 — The federal government recommits to the spurned 1963 Malaysia Agreement.
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Launched in January, Xuexi Qiangguo tests Communist Party cadres on their knowledge of their leader, country and history. But many have already found ways to cheat the system and bag the bonuses.
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The top three contenders in Ukraine's presidential elections cast their vote on Sunday in a first round which a comedian - who happens to play a fictional president in a popular TV series - is tipped ...
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Turks began voting on Sunday in local elections that President Tayyip Erdogan has described as a matter of survival for the country.
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It appears that Lexus is finally going to address the obvious gap in its product line-up – business-class MPVs. According a Facebook post by Lexus Taiwan, Lexus is going to present a ‘new type’ ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The FBM KLCI is seen moving sideways today, tracking the higher overnight close at most global markets, with resistance seen at the 1,650-level.
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PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry is planning to employ “professionally trained and accredited spiritual guidance officers” to provide spiritual support to patients.
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LETTER | “I went to the West and saw Islam, but no Muslims; I got back to the East and saw Muslims, but no Islam” - Mohammad Abduh US-based non-profit organisation Islamicity’s latest indices in...
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THIS weekend will kick off Asia’s 2019 election season.
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US-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State’s last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed 'caliphate', but the jihadists remain a threat from sleepe...
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COMMENT | Speaking at the press conference after the end of a three-day working visit to Pakistan, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamed said that the Islamic world is over-reliant on the west.
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MARCH 24 — Speaking at the press conference after the end of a three day working visit to Pakistan, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed affirmed that the “Islamic world is over reliant on the W...
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YOURSAY | You don't owe him, a foreigner, a duty to tell him how to behave himself in the host country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A pro-Palestine peace activist has urged Malaysia to stand firm on its stance on Israel after a prominent actor cut business ties with one of Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s sons over the prime ...
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U Mobile has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ZTE to support its 5G deployment goals in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA, March 21 — U Mobile has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ZTE to support its 5G deployment goals in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: As the nation’s attention is focused on the toxic dumping in Johor which landed hundreds of people in hospital, another type of waste is on its way to becoming a time-bomb.
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YOURSAY | ‘Privatise it with proper management and ensure minimal meddling by the gov’t.’ PM: Gov't has received offers to buy MAS The Wakandan: The only reason why Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is no...
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U MOBILE Sdn Bhd, the data centric telco and ZTE Corporation, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, on March 20 signed ...
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U Mobile Sdn Bhd and ZTE Corporation have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to accelerate 5G in Malaysia.
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(March 18): Exports have gone from a plus for Asia to a real drag.
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KUCHING, March 18 — Sarawak’s autonomy on immigration should be credited for the state’s religious and racial harmony, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said today.
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CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND (March 16): A right-wing extremist who filmed himself on a shooting rampage that left 49 mosque-goers dead flashed a white power gesture as he appeared in a New Zealand court...
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BUKIT LAWIANG, Malaysia: Test tubes holding plants line shelves in a Malaysian laboratory, the heart of a breeding programme for dwarf palm oil trees which scientists hope will cut costs and limit th...
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BUKIT LAWIANG: Test tubes holding plants line shelves in a laboratory, the heart of a breeding programme for dwarf palm oil trees which scientists hope will cut costs and limit the environmental damag...
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BUKIT LAWIANG, March 15 — Test tubes holding plants line shelves in a Malaysian laboratory, the heart of a breeding programme for dwarf palm oil trees which scientists hope will cut costs and limit ...
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Longboarder Mu Qing skates through the mega-city of Chengdu in southwest China, deftly dancing on and off her ride as a friend tails her from behind, filming on a smartphone.
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Which company in China is most likely to challenge the West?
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Which company in China is most likely to challenge the West?
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SHAH ALAM, March 8 — Mohamad Sabu said Malaysia must utilise “defence diplomacy” as its weapon of choice in light of China flexing its military and economic muscles which has led to the trade wa...
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MARCH 8 — Singapore is a power that is capable of punching well above its weight.
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LETTER | Singapore is a power that is capable of punching well above its weight.
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Judgment, or Judge Eyes in Japan, has finally gotten a Western release date.
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PETALING JAYA: Tourism, Art and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi was questioned by the German press on Malaysia’s immigration policy on Jews and homosexuals, ahead of a major travel fair which Mal...
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TOKYO: In the West, it's often considered that it takes 10,000 hours of study for the average person to become an expert in their subject.
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KUALA LUMPUR: National security remains the most important consideration in any decision the government makes to adopt new technology.
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Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners have agreed a plan to strip some Germans who fight for the Islamic State militant group of their citizensh...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 3 — Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok today clarified that her earlier suggestion to cultivate bamboo was to counter the negative perception in the West towards Malaysia’s...
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IN the age of disruption, conglomerates could see more restructuring ahead as they strive to evolve and adapt to a constantly changing operating environment or risk an inevitable decline.
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FOR about a decade under the leadership of Datuk Seri Najib Razak, Malaysia and Singapore maintained a good relationship.
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The West needs to understand that the challenge of China's technological revolution runs much deeper than Huawei's row with the United States over intellectual property theft and state espionage, one ...
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The West needs to understand that the challenge of China’s technological revolution runs much deeper than Huawei’s row with the United States over intellectual property theft and state espionage, one of Britain’s top spies said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad warned Malaysia and its neighbours to be vigilant against the West’s meddling, saying this could plunge the region into the instability now sweeping ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Want a unique way to spend your holiday in Malaysia?
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Now that Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) has postponed his visit to Malaysia and Indonesia during his Asian tour, Malaysia has more time to think about how it should welcome the Saudi prince, and indeed, if...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: You can go snorkelling in the crystal clear waters of Langkawi and taste some of the best street food in Penang, but the primary industries ministry wants tourists to head to its palm oi...
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(Feb 22): Want a unique way to spend your holiday in Malaysia?
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I have never liked ideology described as “isms”.
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Russia will respond to any US deployment of short or intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe by targeting not only the countries where they are stationed, but the United States itself, President ...
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Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― The Malaysian Estate Owners Association (MEOA) has demanded that the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Bulletin retract an article published last month which had painted the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman will be postponing his visit to Malaysia and Indonesia in his tour of several Asian countries, the Foreign Ministry said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim believes Malaysia’s reform agenda needs more “substantive” support and assistance from the US to prevent a return to autocratic rule.
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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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KUANTAN: Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh acknowledges that there is a need to clearly define the term “terrorist” to prevent it from being misinterpreted especia...
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KUANTAN, Feb 10 — Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh acknowledges that there is a need to clearly define the term “terrorist” to prevent it from being misinter...
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A United Nations-led inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Thursday that evidence pointed to a brutal crime “planned and perpetrated” by Saudi officials.
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Countries weigh risk of Beijing building back doors into European 5G networks but telecom firms urge restraint.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 3 — The adoption of cash crops in addition to oil palm could provide an income buffer for growers amid the ongoing decline of palm oil price, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad...
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PETALING JAYA: Sarawak stands to lose an estimated RM5 million after it was stripped of its rights to host an international swim meet as a result of Putrajaya’s decision to ban Israeli athletes in t...
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Russia has suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty after a similar move by the US, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday, also instructing the government not to initiat...
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The European Union is considering proposals that would effectively amount to a de-facto ban on Huawei Technologies Co equipment for next-generation mobile networks, four senior EU officials said, adding to mounting international pressure on the world’s largest maker of telecom gear.
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Recently in Malaysia, some Muslims voiced anger against lights displayed on a building in Penang that appeared to them to look like a cross.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Polish national swimmer Bartlomiej Kizierowski has declined a Malaysian offer to train swimmers, citing his disagreement with the government’s refusal to allow Israeli atheletes...
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In this current oversensitive age, there are, sadly, too many people who feel that having fun is apparently a crime.
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Experiential travel is no longer enough. The gig economy is rewriting the way people live and work, making travel an integrated part of their lifestyle. And tectonic power shifts from West to East are remapping the centres of influence and the world's mobility.
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SHANGHAI: They are confident, carefree and spend over US$7,000 a year on luxury goods – even before they turn 21.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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Umno Youth has demanded an explanation from attorney-general Tommy Thomas and chief justice Richard Malanjum over their controversial dance video.
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Resignations would have been tendered if top legal officials and members of the executive had been filmed dancing together on stage in the West, said PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian aviation industry has joined the government’s efforts to counter the anti-palm oil campaign in Europe, with airports and airlines ready to bring Putrajaya’s “Love MY...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — China's major telecommunications equipment giant Huawei has not been found to have done any wrongdoing in Malaysia, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said.
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PETALING JAYA: An interest group representing Jewish students in Oxford has questioned the Oxford Union’s invitation to Dr Mahathir Mohamad, as the prime minister prepares to address the prestigious...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The daily prospect of being killed by their fellow countrymen was taking such a toll on their emotions that Afghans Guli Rahimi and her husband, Taher, finally decided they had no choice...
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WARSAW, Jan 14 — Poland could consider banning the use of Huawei products by public bodies, a senior government official said yesterday, following the arrest of a Chinese Huawei official in the east...
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NEW YORK, Jan 12 — One of Huawei Canada’s top executives yesterday disclosed he was leaving his post after more than seven years with the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker, which is facin...
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PETALING JAYA: A researcher has come out in support of the country’s palm oil industry, accusing the Western edible oil industry of launching a concerted campaign against it.
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Six hundred million people and no snow” is how Thomas Wu sums up the challenge facing him.