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KEPALA BATAS: The Jambatan Merdeka here is more than just a bridge to connect the Kepala Batas and Sungai Petani districts.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Billionaire Robert Kuok gave a rare interview to the media today, speaking about the brutal killings and rape against people close to him during the Japanese occupation of Mal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok today lambasted Malaysian politicians who claim that Japanese occupiers had liberated then Malaya from British colonialists, calling those who do ...
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Annette and Bill Merchant say they love Sabah and Sandakan.
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Jeli Abdullah’s mother died from labour complications after giving birth to him and his twin brother. To his Bisaya tribe, this was seen as a bad omen, and his father did not know what to do with the twins.
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KUCHING: For more than four decades, Mejar-Jeneral Datuk Toh Choon Siang served the country with distinction.
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KUCHING: “I, together with (Datuk Temenggong) Kanang Langkau and other team members were involved in a 45-minutes fierce gun battle against the communists in Gunung Korbu, Perak,” recalled 1st Inf...
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The Chinese Embassy in Malaysia has lashed out against Malaysian youths who support the three-months long anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong.
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KUCHING: “I, together with (Datuk Temenggong) Kanang Langkau and other team members were involved in a 45-minutes fierce gun battle against the communists in Gunung Korbu, Perak,” recalled 1st Inf...
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SANDAKAN, Aug 15 — A Sabah minister today called for the lessons learned from wars and the Sandakan-Ranau Death Marches of 74 years ago be passed on to future generations as a reminder that no one b...
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TELUK INTAN, Aug 13 — A World War II-era bomb was found in Jalan Changkat Jong here yesterday.
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TELUK INTAN: A World War II-era bomb was found in Jalan Changkat Jong here yesterday.
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South Korean divers acting the role of independence activists perform during an underwater show at the COEX aquarium in Seoul.
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SEOUL, Aug 12 — South Korea today put Japan into its own new export category as President Moon Jae-in called Tokyo’s latest measures “very grave”, intensifying a trade war between the two neig...
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PETALING JAYA: Gunung Berembun, located near the Dusun Resort in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, where Franco-Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, 15, went missing last Sunday, is a thick forest with its tracks ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — Japan must lead the world in abandoning nuclear weapons as it is the only country to have suffered directly from their use, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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FUKUOKA: The world’s oldest prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says passion is key in driving him to keep going in administering Malaysia.
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad delivering his lecture on How Science and Technology will Contribute to World Peace at the Japan Future Leaders School (JFLS) today.
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FUKUOKA, Aug 7 — The world’s oldest prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says passion is key in driving him to keep going in administering Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Tunku Azizah, the Malaysian Raja Permaisuri Agong, spoke to Chinese media days before the July 30 installation ceremony of her husband, Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, as the 16th Ya...
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JULY 28 — The other day I travelled back in time.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 — When he was a young man, Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok borrowed 3,000 dollars from the Johor royal family to start his business, the Raja Permaisuri Agong told local Chinese m...
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SEOUL, July 25 ― South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced today it will release its cutting-edge foldable smartphone in September, despite a trade dispute between Seoul and Tokyo which analy...
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History at any moment can be understood as a snapshot, telling us where we are, or as a moving picture, telling us not just where we are but where we have been and where we may be headed.
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WASHINGTON, July 21 — At the critical moment of a Hollywood movie starring A-lister Sandra Bullock, Bolivia's newly-elected president calls in the International Monetary Fund to bail out the poverty...
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SEOUL, July 19 ― Beer-loving South Koreans angered by a trade row with Tokyo are boycotting Japanese brews in a surge of patriotism that has even seen popular beauty bloggers targeted.
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SEOUL, July 18 — South Korea's central bank today cut its key interest rate for the first time in three years as the economy struggles with sluggish global growth and with the country embroiled in a...
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PARIS, July 16 — Rising anger at the increasing inequality blamed on globalisation calls for a change of directions, acting IMF chief David Lipton said today.
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To understand how much strain the world’s leading auto manufacturers face as they make the daunting leap to the electric and autonomous vehicle age, just listen to their leaders.
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Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was flooded with birthday greetings but the Malay parties probably gave him the best present by pushing for a Bill that will inject some 3.9 million new Malay voters into the v...
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BERLIN, July 13 — The Central Council of Jews in Germany denounced online retail giant Amazon today for allowing the sale of anti-Semitic books and pro-Nazi merchandise, calling for the practice to ...
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SEOUL, July 11 — A simmering diplomatic row with Japan is threatening South Korea's output of components that drive smartphones and computer displays, which analysts say could batter the global tech...
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One of my favourite graphic novels of all time is the two-volume The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck’. The story tells of the famous Disney character, Scrooge McDuck, and how he became the richest ...
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PETALING JAYA: The last Beetle will roll off the VW assembly line in Puebla, Mexico, today.
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Japan and South Korea seem to be at each other’s throats again.
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LONDON, July 4 ― Former British finance minister George Osborne is lining up a bid to replace Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund, UK newspapers reported today.
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WASHINGTON, July 4 ― The reshuffle of leadership positions in Europe now forces world finance officials into a search for a new manager for the International Monetary Fund two years ahead of schedul...
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WASHINGTON, July 3 ― International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde yesterday announced she would step down “temporarily” from the global crisis lender after being nominated to lead the Eur...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Less than half of Malaysians polled in a survey believe that other countries should intervene when a country commits war crimes if it infringes on national sovereignty.
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JUNE  15 ― A string of attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf over the last two months have raised temperatures in the Middle East to the point where some manner of armed conflict between the U...
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IPOH: Sacrifices made by war veterans to keep the country safe must be appreciated by all Malaysians, says Indian High Commissioner to Malaysia Shri Mridul Kumar.
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PETALING JAYA: Dive deep into Malaysian history at the 1st Military History Conference in Asia and hear first-hand accounts from witnesses.
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MELAKA - The Melaka government is looking favourably at a suggestion to include ghost tours at "haunted" historical sites to boost local tourism.
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MELAKA: The Melaka government is looking favourably at a suggestion to include ghost tours at “haunted” historical sites to boost local tourism. But the plan to include the pre-war Melaka Hospital in such tours was shot down by state Health and Anti-Drugs Committee chairman Low Chee Leong.
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SAINT PETERSBURG, June 7 — Russian leader Vladimir Putin today renewed calls to revisit the role of the US dollar in global trade and accused Washington of seeking to dominate the world.
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(June 7): Southeast Asian nations no longer want your trash.
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The Sandakan Death March is Australia’s lost World War II history that should not be forgotten.  THE Australian Prime Minister, whose conservative coalition recently won a “miracle” upset in t...
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During World War II, the second biggest cause of deaths (after military action) was respiratory diseases.
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LETTER | At the height of the Cultural Revolution in the 1960s in China, the excesses were becoming surreal: students were attacking their teachers and parents for being "capitalist roaders".
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A RECENT newspaper opinion piece defending Malaysia’s decision to withdraw from ratifying the International Criminal Court’s Rome Statute contains a number of factual and historical errors that ...
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Communication and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has urged the younger generation to appreciate and honour those who have served the country including the Sikh veterans, and urged them to also e...
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MUAR (Bernama): A senior citizen's 40-year wait to receive citizenship finally ended Friday (May 17) when she received the approval letter from the Home Ministry at the Jamek Nurul Yakin Mosque in Felda Maokil near here.
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ADUN SPEAKS | Muhammad Shafee Abdullah must apologise for insulting estate workers and their descendants.
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IPOH, May 6 — After a campaign of more than a decade, the Kampar Green Ridge battleground will be finally gazetted as a historical site.
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A University of Denver team is using drone images to create a 3D reconstruction of a World War II-era Japanese internment camp in southern Colorado.
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Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate today, in favour of his elder son, ending a three-decade reign during which he sought to ease the painful memories of World War II and engage with people, includ...
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ALOR SETAR: MCA Youth chief Nicole Wong joined 25 Youth leaders and members from several states in staging a peaceful sit-in to protest the monument built to commemorate three fallen Japanese soldiers here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has said that the Malaysian government will only heed requests from United Nations (UN) for peacekeepers and security forces, and will not aide...
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Almost instantly after the sparks ignited at Notre-Dame de Paris on April 15 evening, footage of the flames proceeding to swallow the cathedral’s iconic spire spread through social media. And whenever a disaster becomes international news, as we’ve seen time and again, a Silicon Valley mishap is sure to follow close behind.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Transparency tops Putrajaya’s priorities if it is to participate in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Min...
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(April 16): Nationalism has been a feature of political discourse in Indonesia since the republic's inception after World War II.
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A REAL estate agent in Kuala Lumpur was forced to flee from his captors naked after they assaulted and robbed him, China Press reported.
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KOTA KINABALU: A live bomb, believed to be from World War II, was discovered at a graveyard at Kampung Lodou in Pulau Gaya on Friday.
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KOTA KINABALU: An unexploded bomb from the World War II era was discovered at Kampung Lobong in Pulau Gaya near here on Friday (April 12).
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ZURICH, April 11 — Switzerland yesterday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though o...
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Currently, the US contributes about 25% to the global economic output, followed by China at 15%.
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PETALING JAYA: A constitutional law expert says there is no need for Putrajaya to obtain Parliament’s consent before ratifying a treaty allowing the prosecution of individuals who commit internation...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — MCA was among parties that strongly protested against a proposal to make the location where three Japanese soldiers were buried during World War II a tourist attraction spot...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A newly restored World War II memorial in Malaysia sparked anger and calls for its demolition Tuesday (March 26) after a sign described three Japanese soldiers honoured as "heroes...
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ALOR SETAR: Translation error at the new monument marking the graves of fallen Japanese soldiers has made them look like heroes.
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SEOUL, March 25 — A South Korean court has approved the seizure of Mitsubishi’s assets over the Japanese industrial giant’s use of forced labour during World War II, an activist group said today...
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The Kedah government today apologised for what it said was a technical mistake of the use of the word wira (heroes) on a signboard of a recently-opened monument to three Japanese soldiers in the compo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 — The Kedah government today apologised for what it said was a technical mistake of the use of the word wira (heroes) on a signboard of a recently-opened monument to three Jap...
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ALOR STAR: The Kedah government today apologised for what it said was a technical mistake of the use of the word wira (heroes) on a signboard of a recently-opened monument to three Japanese soldiers i...
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GEORGE TOWN: Kedah MCA has urged the state government to tear down the granite monument to three Japanese soldiers in Alor Setar immediately.
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ALOR SETAR: They were invaders. Yet, there stands a monument here that honours them as heroes.
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A monument to remember fallen Japanese soldiers in Kedah, hailing them as heroes during the Japanese Occupation has caused an uproar among the community.
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ALOR SETAR: A monument to remember fallen Japanese soldiers here has caused an uproar among the community.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah is launching five new projects to woo more tourists to the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR: They survived World War II but their freedom was shortlived.
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KLUANG: Police have successfully destroyed a 454kg aerial bomb be­­lieved to be from World War II that was found at an oil palm estate in Kampung Gajah here.
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As free Battle Royale big hitters Apex Legends and Fortnite duke it out for supremacy, Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 expands not only its 100-player survival mode but also Zombies and traditional Multiplayer through a February 19 update and its Grand Theft Auto-baiting title, Operation Grand Heist.
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LOS ANGELES, Feb 20 — As free Battle Royale big hitters Apex Legends and Fortnite duke it out for supremacy, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 expands not only its 100-player survival mode but also Zombies ...
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WASHINGTON, Feb 20 — More massive than the US economy, the national debt hit a new record of US$22 trillion (RM89.7 trillion) under President Donald Trump but Republicans who traditionally rail agai...
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To avoid slipping on the proverbial banana skin by losing out on ecotourism revenue, Tourism Malaysia must first put its best foot forward.
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BARCELONA: Spanish automotive brand Hispano Suiza is ready to make a major comeback at the March 7-17 Geneva International Motor Show, , 2019.
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PAGOH: World War II survivor Tey Kim Lam reminisced about how Malaysians endured hardship before Merdeka during a talk with Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at a Chinese New Year gathering in Bukit Gambir here.
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WASHINGTON, Feb 6 — US President Donald Trump is due today to unveil a controversial candidate to lead the World Bank, a choice that could spark a revolt against US dominance of the institution.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5 — Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang touted today several of his ethnic Chinese relatives, as he explained his ties to the community in a Chinese New Year address video.
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WASHINGTON, Feb 5 — The search for a new leader for one of the most high-profile global organisations begins Thursday and seems likely to end again with selection of the US candidate.
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KOTA KINABALU: A fire and the discovery of a World War II air bomb caused two primary schools in Kudat to close temporarily.
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KOTA KINABALU: A fire and the discovery of a World War II bomb caused two primary schools in Kudat to temporarily close today.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 12 — Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and US President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka are among possible US candidates to replace outgoing World Bank President Jim Yong...
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COMMENT | Close to one-third of Malaysia's economy is driven by exports, a legacy of learning from Japan.
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ADUN SPEAKS | If the MIC can just give up its two parliamentary seats to Umno, first in the Port Dickson by-election last year and in the coming by-election on Jan 26, then it is suffice to conclude ...
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MELAKA • Tourist arrivals in Melaka, especially from Singapore, fell by 28 per cent during the 2018 year-end peak period, and a tourism-based non-government organisation claims this is mainly due to...