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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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NEW YORK, Feb 18 — Western companies, facing uncertainties caused by the US-China trade war, are looking for alternative sources of supply, and turning their attention to countries in Southeast Asia...
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In 2009, then-US Vice President Joe Biden came to Munich to “press the reset button” with Russia.
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MOSCOW, Feb 18 — Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce the risk of the bank falling unde...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Over 100,000 vehicles have registered for the pilot project of Touch ‘n Go (TNG) radio-frequency identification (RFID) system implemented for toll payment at the Malaysian expressways ...
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FEBRUARY 17 ― Singapore is hot.
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If a digital Iron Curtain is falling between the US and China, America seems increasingly eager to yank its side down. A hasty and excessive response, however, runs the risk of undermining its own technological advantage.
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The advent of 5G will enable innovations in artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and big data.
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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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GEORGE TOWN: The government has declared “all-out war” against forced labour as it does not want to attract sanctions against Malaysian goods and services, which will hurt the economy in the long ...
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Venezuela's opposition leader, Juan Guaido, said on Monday his team had delivered a first cargo of the humanitarian aid, that has become a flashpoint in his tussle with President Nicolas Maduro, witho...
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Are the trade wars between the US and China merely over the imposition of tariffs on goods and services, or is there more to these conflicts?
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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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PARIS, Feb 9 — It was fear of being dominated by a Chinese behemoth that sparked an attempt by large French and German rail companies to join forces to create an European industrial champion.
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The term 5G stands for a fifth generation — to succeed the current fourth generation of mobile connectivity that has made video sharing and movie streaming commonplace.
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FEBRUARY 9 — It has been nine months since Pakatan Harapan came to power in Malaysia — enough time to bring a baby to full term.
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Does China’s economic and political system offer a serious alternative to the current Western neoliberal democratic and market capitalism system?
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, with a score of 95 out of 100, ranked first in the Best Healthcare in the World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, with a score of 95 out of 100, ranked first in the Best Healthcare in the World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Malaysia, with a score of 95 out of 100, ranked first in the Best Healthcare in the World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index.
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The United States wants to steer people away from Huawei towards Western products because of its concerns over the security of the Chinese company's technology, the US envoy to the European Union said on Thursday.
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US President Donald Trump said that sending the military to Venezuela was "an option" as Western nations boost pressure on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to hand over power to opposition leader and s...
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Putrajaya’s demand for an article published in the WHO Bulletin on Jan 8 to be retracted is long overdue but necessary in countering the external anti-palm oil campaign.
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BEIJING, Feb 3 — China is fast-tracking a foreign investment law at an unprecedented pace to meet Washington’s demands on trade, but businesses fear that time to review and raise objections on a c...
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FEBRUARY 2 ― Putrajaya’s demand (as reported on February 1, 2019) for an article published in WHO Bulletin on January 8, 2019 to be retracted is long, but necessary, in countering external anti-pa...
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WITH the Lunar New Year just around the corner, preparing for the festivities would have amped up for those who are celebrating. And for those who celebrate, the power of colour plays intensely as each hue holds great cultural significance.
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PETALING JAYA: Selangor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) youth wing Armada warns that it would fight tooth-and-nail against any groups attempting to force Malays into accepting an “extreme Western liberal” way of life.
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SYDNEY/SHAH ALAM • Australia's TPG Telecom said yesterday that it has abandoned building its mobile telephone network because it relied on Huawei Technologies equipment that has been banned by Austr...
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CYBERJAYA (Jan 29): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is planning to make the assessment on Huawei 5G network ready by this year for the Government’s consideration on whe...
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The Communications and Multimedia Commission is planning to have its assessment of Huawei's 5G network ready this year to allow the government to decide whether or not to disallow the Chinese telecoms...
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PETALING JAYA: China has been reminded that it has a moral obligation in its role as a global economic and political leader in an impending “Asian Century”. The National Patriot Association (Patriot) and G25 group of eminent Malays said recent news reports over corruption allegations surrounding its senior officials on 1MDB has raised serious concerns on whether the execution of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Malaysia and other countries is a “noble win-win” global trade connectedness or something sinister.
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SHAH ALAM: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo says the government is looking into allegations of cyber espionage by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei but has not come up wit...
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LETTER | I read with interest the many articles published recently to defend oil palm.
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Malaysian leadership must set a precedent.
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LONDON: China's envoy to the European Union warned that excluding Chinese tech group Huawei could hamper new 5G mobile networks, the Financial Times on Sunday.
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Last week, I returned to my home town, Penang, to celebrate Chinese New Year.
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WE are in the midst of a new Cold War, with the US and China carving out separate economic and political orders.
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The biggest risk facing the world is “paradigm” risk, or having 19th-century glasses to look at 21st-century problems.
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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz raised concerns about anti-Semitism in his meeting in Vienna with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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COMMENT | Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is said to have raised concerns about anti-Semitism in his meeting in Vienna with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Huawei plans 5G smartphone based on own technology, stepping up development in face of US security warnings.
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Top US universities are ditching telecom equipment made by Huawei Technologies and other Chinese companies to avoid losing federal funding under a new national security law backed by the Trump administration.
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France will require telecommunications companies to allow more government oversight and control of the equipment required for next-generation 5G wireless networks due to security concerns.
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China's Huawei has launched an unprecedented public relations blitz, thrusting its low-key founder in front of international media as the telecoms firm seeks to ease concern among Western nations bent on shutting it out of their markets.
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COMMENT | The works of professor Edmund Terence Gomez (on the political economy of Malaysia) are commendable.
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Malaysia will conduct a study to find out the details on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei's 5G infrastructure in Malaysia, amid growing fears of cyber-espionage among the Western countries.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will find out more details before deciding on whether or not to exclude Chinese telecoms giant Huawei from building its 5G infrastructure in Malaysia, amid growing fears of cybe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will conduct a study to find out the details before excluding Chinese telecoms giant Huawei from building its 5G infrastructure in Malaysia, amid growing fears of cyber-espionag...
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A deputy minister today drew parallels between the "sacrifices" made by Malaysia's national football team in 1980 and the potential backlash triggered due to Putrajaya's latest move to ban Israeli ath...
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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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SHERBROOKE (Quebec), Jan 18 — Canada’s government today dismissed China’s warning of repercussions if Ottawa banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment to 5G networks, saying it ...
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The new wireless technology known as 5G will do more than make mobile phones faster – it will link billions of devices, revolutionising transportation, manufacturing and even medicine. It will also create a multitude of potential openings for bad actors to exploit.
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AS the path of endless economic growth thrusts the world towards ecological catastrophe, the need for a radical shift in direction is becoming clearer by the day.
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KOTA KINABALU: Chief Justice Richard Malanjum today called for an audit of the nation’s laws to see if they tally with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (Undrip).
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JAKARTA: An ambitious scheme to replant about a fifth of the land under palm oil in Indonesia is running far behind schedule, marking a blow to efforts by the world's top producer to lift yields and fend off attacks on the sustainability of the crop.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — Two lawyers today claimed the country is not ready to have the death penalty abolished and urged the government to exercise due diligence with public interest as a priority.
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DHAKA, Jan 15 — Several thousand garment workers took to the streets in Bangladesh yesterday, rejecting a pay hike in the crucial export industry as insufficient, police and union leaders said.
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(Jan 14): The world’s biggest growers of palm oil say they’re stepping up efforts to produce the contentious commodity more sustainably, but consumers are unwilling to pay more for environmentally...
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DHAKA, Jan 14 — Garment manufacturers in Bangladesh have agreed to raise workers' pay, the commerce minister said yesterday, urging people to return to work after a week of violent demonstrations.
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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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Second Chance Properties (SCP) has closed all its First Lady boutiques in Malaysia except for one megastore in Kuala Lumpur.
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BERLIN, Jan 13 — The US ambassador to Germany has warned companies involved in the construction of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they could face sanctions if they stick to the proj...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday chastised China again over the detention of two Canadians and defended his country’s arrest of a senior Chinese executive at the request of the Unite...
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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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PETALING JAYA: A sociology professor has urged the next president of the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) to reassess the idea of making the institution an Oxford for Muslim countri...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A senior paediatrician has warned that stricter laws and the enforcement of such laws may not be enough to prevent child abuse as ignorance and cultural norms often cloud the issue.
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak has chipped in on the smoking ban in eateries from Jan 1, saying he supports it.
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De facto Deputy Law Minister Hanipa Maidin today criticised a "religious scholar", arguing that his published opinion on the rule of law from an Islamic perspective has fallen short.
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If the economics paradigm that we have used so far is likely to be wrong, where did it go wrong?
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(Jan 9): Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative a bold infrastructure vision, or a slush fund?
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Truth to be told, the arrival of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 has been anticipated by many since the day its higher-end siblings RTX 2070, RTX 2080, and RTX 2080 Ti were revealed at GeForce Gaming Cel...
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THE new administration’s decision to review the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) and the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project stirred heated debate but came as no surprise, given question...
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I READ with great interest the letter written by Capt Dr Wong Ang Peng (Rtd), president of the Society of Natural Health Malaysia, published on Jan 5 (“Making the case for palm oil”, Views , The...
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THIS is an open letter to the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt.
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AN open letter to the Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, United Kingdom.
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LETTER | Dear Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt, Warm greetings and we hope your two days stay brings you fond memories of our beloved country.
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Dear Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt, Warm greetings, and we hope your two-day stay brings fond memories of our beloved country.
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JANUARY 4 — Dear Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt, Warm greetings and we hope your two days' stay bring fond memories of our beloved country.
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ADDIS ABABA, Jan 3 — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi played down concern over Africa’s debts with Beijing today as he arrived in Ethiopia at the start of a four-nation Africa tour.
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Italy's foreign ministry knows nothing about reports that a North Korean diplomat, until recently ambassador to Italy, has gone missing and is seeking asylum in the West, a senior diplomatic source sa...
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Thousands of demonstrators marched in Hong Kong on Tuesday to demand full democracy, fundamental rights, and even independence from China in the face of what many see as a marked clampdown by the Comm...
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Christmas is over, but the holiday spirit is still alive and well in a variety of videogames. Here’s how some of them are celebrating the season.
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Acknowledging that her government disappointed many Germans in 2018, Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to pull the country together for 2019 with a call for solidarity and cooperation to overcome deep p...
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The MRT Circle line (Line 3), The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), Trans Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP), KL-Singapore High Speed Rail and the Sistem Kawalan Imigresen Nasional (SKIN). All scrapped or postponed...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Theme park operator Sim Leisure Group Ltd and its subsidiaries, which develop and operate theme parks in Penang, have lodged their preliminary offer document for its proposed listing in Singapore.