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KUANTAN: A clerk has lost RM8,888.88 to a Transaction Authorisation Code (TAC) scam carried out through WhatsApp. Pahang commercial crime investigation department chief, Supt Mohd Wazir Mohd Yusof, s...
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 26 — Last week, WhatsApp began testing another tool designed to combat the spread of disinformation on the platform, while GoFundMe officially banned anti-vaccination campaigns.
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Not sure if a WhatsApp message in your group has been sent around like a chain letter? WhatsApp is now testing a feature that will let users know how many times a message has been forwarded.
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The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM), a leading representative of Muslims in France, on Monday said it was suing Facebook and YouTube after footage of the Christchurch massacre was streamed o...
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Earlier this year, WhatsApp has started limiting the number of recipients a message can be forwarded to at a time.
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KUCHING, March 25 — State Commercial Crimes Investigation Department (CCID) head Superintendent Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah today reminded members of the public not to be too trusting with strangers...
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PETALING JAYA: Equinox, a phenomenon where the sun is positioned on top of the head in the equatorial region, is expected to have a weaker impact on Malaysia.
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Normally after Friday prayers, I will allocate some time after lunch to go through my phones.
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Sabah Umno lawmaker Bung Moktar Radin has criticised a Warisan state assemblyperson for complaining about parents bombarding her with requests to secure employment for their children.
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PETALING JAYA: A picture of a car crash circulating on WhatsApp and Facebook, claiming to involve Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, has been confirmed to be fake.
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MARCH 20 — Too many of us are unwittingly enabling purveyors of hate speech.
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GEORGE TOWN: Three Malaysians who were injured in the terrorist attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday are recovering well at the Christchurch Hospital, according to a represe...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 19 — Three Malaysians who were injured in the terrorist attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday are recovering well at the Christchurch Hospital, according...
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GEORGE TOWN: Three Malaysians who were injured in the terrorist attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday are recovering well at the Christchurch Hospital, according to a represe...
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LETTER | I read with dismay news reports that only 11,000 of the 250,000 taxi and e-hailing drivers nationwide have contributed to Socso since November last year.
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PETALING JAYA: Some Malaysian family members and survivors of the Christchurch terror attack are frustrated that there is not much assistance from Malaysian authorities there.
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IPOH, March 18 — Perak DAP deputy chairman Abdul Aziz Bari said tiday that the allegation made by Perak Umno that the plot to remove Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu is still alive has no ...
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GEORGE TOWN: A Malaysian who was shot in the Christchurch mosque attack is showing positive signs and will have to undergo a follow-up surgery.
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TUARAN: A security guard was imposed a ‘sogit’ or traditional compensation, for using offensive language against Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau last year.
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ALOR STAR: A charity tahfiz centre in Sungai Petani was ordered closed because it had been operating without permission and was believed to have used children to collect donations in the name of the r...
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A Malaysian victim in the Christchurch mosque attack, Rahimi Ahmad, is said to be showing positive signs and will have to undergo follow-up surgery tomorrow.
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ALOR SETAR: A charity tahfiz centre in Sungai Petani was ordered closed because it had been operating without permission and was believed to have used children to collect donations in the name of the ...
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PASIR GUDANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Fire and Rescue Department has identified at least 15 types of chemicals in air samples taken from areas surrounding Sungai Kim Kim, including hydrogen ...
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PASIR GUDANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Fire and Rescue Department has identified at least 15 types of chemicals in air samples taken from areas surrounding Sungai Kim Kim, including hydrogen ...
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ALOR STAR: The Kedah government and the Pokok Sena MP Service Centre are sponsoring the flight tickets for two family members of Mohd Tarmizi Shuib, one of the Malaysians injured in the terrorist atta...
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GEORGE TOWN: The mother and brother of Rahimi Ahmad, one of the Malaysians injured in the terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch yesterday will leave for New Zealand today on a 3.30 pm fligh...
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A Malaysian teenager climbed over the walls of the mosque and ran nearly 1.5 kilometres to escape the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian teenager climbed over the wall of a mosque and ran nearly 1.5km to escape the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday.
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The Friday massacre at two New Zealand mosques, live-streamed to the world, was not the first time that violent crimes have been broadcast on the internet, but trying to stop the spread of a video onc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — A Malaysian teenager climbed over the walls of the mosque and ran nearly 1.5 kilometres to escape the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN, March 15 — Bayan Lepas assemblyman Azrul Mahathir Aziz and state exco Phee Boon Poh will be flying to New Zealand tomorrow to visit Malaysian Rahimi Ahmad, one of the victims in the Chr...
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Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu today advised “hidden hands” to stop spreading rumours of political conflict in the state.
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Facebook Inc's chief product officer and one of its earliest employees, Chris Cox, said on March 14 he is leaving the company just days after chief executive Mark Zuckerberg revealed a plan to transform the world's biggest social network into an encryption-focused messaging company.
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Earlier yesterday, Facebook was one of several social media and instant messaging platforms that suffered from a massive outage.
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NATION: Malaysians have reported an unscheduled improvement in national harmony this morning after being unable to access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. “This social media outage disrupted my r...
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SEREMBAN: Angkatan Muda Keadilan (AMK) will be setting up a social media task force in anticipation of badmouthing of Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) candidate Dr S. Streram, by the opposition, in the run up...
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PKR Youth will be setting up a social media task force in anticipation of badmouthing of Pakatan Harapan’s candidate Dr S Streram by the opposition in the run up to the Rantau by-election.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 14 — Instagram is back up after suffering a partial outage for over several hours, the photo-sharing social network platform said in a tweet, but its parent Facebook Inc’s app...
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Instagram is back up after suffering a partial outage for over several hours, the photo-sharing social network platform said in a tweet, but its parent Facebook Inc's app still seemed to be down for some users across the globe.
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WhatsApp users will soon be able to check where an image in their chat comes from, and if it's legit, with the Image Search feature meant to curb fake news.
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If you woke up this morning having difficulty accessing Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, you’re not alone.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — If you woke up this morning having difficulty accessing Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, you’re not alone.
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Facebook and its sibling sites Instagram and WhatsApp faced disruptions since the early hours of with users being unable to post, send and receive messages.
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Facebook, Inc’s family of social apps seem to be the latest to be hit by widespread global outages, after Google’s Suite of productivity services were plagued by issues early yesterday.
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NEW YORK, March 13 — Google's Chrome version 73 is the latest in a long list of browsers, operating systems, and applications to offer an optional dark theme for easier nighttime viewing.
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JOHOR BARU: At least 20 more pupils who exhibit toxic fume inhalation symptoms like smarting eyes, breathing difficulty and nausea, were brought to Dewan Komuniti Taman Pasir Putih today, which turned...
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PETALING JAYA: The Johor Health Department rubbished viral messages that the toxic fumes incident in Johor has claimed lives and that a red alert has been issued by one of its hospitals.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia stands to benefit if there is a prolonged stand-off over the trade war between China and the US.
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JOHOR BARU: Parents of SMK and SK Tanjung Puteri Resort students gathered at a community hall in Pasir Gudang here, anxious to know the condition of their children, who are suffering the same symptoms...
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In response to the rising number of Chinese tourists to France, the country's national railway company has launched an account on the mobile payment and instant messaging app WeChat, often described as the Chinese version of WhatsApp.
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WhatsApp is now temporarily banning users who use third-party modded version of the app.
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PETALING JAYA: A viral video linking Batu Caves temple chairman Tan Sri R. Nadarajah to a room filled with stacks of euro bills amounting to €4bil in Cameron Highlands is not true.
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PETALING JAYA: All Malaysians must uphold the Constitution and respect all religions in Malaysia but there must be no excessive punishments like the 10-year jail sentence by the Kuching sessions court...
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PETALING JAYA: All Malaysians must uphold the Constitution and respect all religions, but there must be no excessive punishments like the 10-year jail sentence meted against a Facebook user for insulting Islam, says Lim Kit Siang.
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PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching has pledged to walk the talk when it comes to spreading kindness in schools, starting with the #StandTogether Kindness Challenge during National Kindness Week (April 1-5).
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LETTER | Recently, I came to know of a case of two young women from Sarawak who were duped into going to Johor Bahru, where they were forced to work in a night club.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Lim Guan Eng’s press secretary Lutfi Hakim has lodged a police report over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to the Finance Minister on social media.
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KLANG: A construction company in Bandar Bukit Tinggi here is said to have lost RM4.3 million due to alleged criminal breach of trust by its accounting manager.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A police report has been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media.
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A police report has been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines Bhd’s (MAB) Group CEO Captain Izham Ismail today defended the airline against the negative reports surrounding the national carrier, citing its past and recent achie...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A police report has been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media.
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PETALING JAYA: An aide to the finance minister today denied reports in which Lim Guan Eng had supposedly questioned Islam and was critical of the Malays, saying Lim never made such remarks.
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NEW YORK, March 8 — Senator Elizabeth Warren vowed yesterday to break up Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc if elected US president to promote competition in the tech sector.
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SHAH ALAM: A campaign cracking down on open burning in Johan Setia has been launched to curb such activities, especially during the hot weather.
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JOHOR BARU: A homemaker living near Sungai Kim Kim, where a tanker purportedly dumped chemical waste on March 6, said she started smelling a bau busuk (bad smell) around 3am yesterday and thought it w...
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JOHOR BAHRU: Twenty-one students were still in hospital on Friday (Mar 8) after breathing in methane fumes from chemical waste that had been illegally dumped into a river near schools in Pasir Gudang...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) has set up a unit to monitor any form of provocation that insults Prophet Muhammad and Islam on all media platforms, including soci...
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PETALING JAYA: MINI, the compact premium automotive brand in Malaysia introduced the new generation MINI Connected with built-in 4G SIM technology to enable owners to integrate their MINI more seamle...
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The latest-generation MINI Connected is finally here in Malaysia and will be available on all 2019 Year Make MINI models as standard.
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This week, Loob Holding announced a partnership with gift voucher service GIFTEE Malaysia to allow their customers to send and receive digital Tealive gift vouchers, making their food and beverage off...
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The government has set up a special unit to monitor insults against Prophet Muhammad and Islam, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa announced today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — The federal government has set up a special unit to monitor insults against Prophet Muhammad and Islam, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof R...
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Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible, the latest sign that the world’s bi...
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 7 ― Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg yesterday said the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible, the latest si...
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LAHAD DATU, March 6 — A total 17 National Quran Tahfiz Associations Coalition (National PINTA) delegation members who were stranded for almost a week in Pakistan were expected to arrive home tomorro...
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KUALA LUMPUR: You never know how much you end up owing when you borrow from a loan shark.
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KANGAR (March 5): Police here saved a seven-year-old girl who had been left alone in a locked house in Taman Hijrah since last Wednesday.
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People typically reach for their smartphone to send a quick message or photo. Most use WhatsApp and form large groups in the app so that they can contact a lot of people at once. At some schools, teachers and pupils even have WhatsApp chats. Is this good or bad?
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I have never written an “I told you so” article before, so I am going to try and see how it feels.
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LETTER | On Feb 27, 2019, less than a year after Pakatan Harapan came into governance, a 68-year-old jobless man was charged in the Sessions Court for insulting the Prophet Muhammad via a Facebook po...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today rejected a labourer’s plea for his 14 years’ jail sentence for terrorism-related offences, to be reduced by half.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 1 ― The Court of Appeal today rejected a labourer's plea for his 14 years’ jail sentence for terrorism-related offences, be reduced by half.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Motorists beware – scammers have taken to the roads in search of victims.
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JOHOR BARU: A viral message claiming that 15 schoolchildren in Tangkak have been infected with diphtheria, is not true.
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JOHOR BARU, Feb 27 () — A viral message claiming that 15 schoolchildren in Tangkak have been infected with diphtheria, is not true.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun confirmed that the police have initiated an investigation into a report lodged by Attorney General Tommy Thomas agai...
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A decade ago, two former Yahoo employees launched an instant messaging application called WhatsApp. Built for early generation of smartphones that used 2G and 3G networks, WhatsApp offered a free and better Internet-based alternative to then default SMS for text messaging.
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NEW DELHI, Feb 27 — A video clip shot on a sparse rooftop of what looks like a low-rise apartment block shows a young Indian man swaying while lip-syncing a song praising Prime Minister Narendra Mod...
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SHAH ALAM, Feb 27 — The chickens came home to roost for seven members of Geng 08 who allegedly terrorised a developer of a chicken breeding facility in Telok Panglima Garang, Kuala Langat on Februar...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Social Welfare Department (SWD) across the country will serve as a one-stop centre to provide protection to teenage mothers and babies before they are sent to their respective centres, ...
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PETALING JAYA: Eleven foreign women were detained after they were suspected of offering sexual services at a budget hotel in Sunway Mentari, Petaling Jaya, here last night.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — High Court judge Datuk Mohd Firuz Jaffril questioned lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo today over how a judge’s affidavit, which alleged judicial malpractices, in support of her lawsu...
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Polis DiRaja Malaysia (PDRM) today dismissed a purported wanted notice circulating via WhatsApp messages about a serial rapist who also sells organs harvested from his victims at the Malaysia-Thailand...
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 22 — Police busted an online gambling syndicate with the arrest of 14 men and a local woman in two luxury condominium units in Kota Damansara here this afternoon.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — Police dismissed today a purported wanted notice circulating on WhatsApp about a serial rapist who also sells human organs in Malaysia and the Thailand border.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman has debunked a fake message on social media claiming that police were looking for a man believed to be active in an organ harvesting ring.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 21 — A security bug is allowing users to bypass new privacy controls introduced by Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp on iPhones this month, the service said yesterday afte...
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PETALING JAYA: A photograph of a woman sent two Australian siblings scurrying to Penang last month in the hopes of finally seeing their mother again.