People go to Youtube to self-educate, entertainment

KUALA LUMPUR: The latest trends in attracting viewership and hits on a website is by using Youtube as the public generally use the channel for two reasons – education and entertainment. “Many people watch Youtube in search of education. It

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Sri Lanka bomb blasts: The profile of suicide bombers

K Pragalath COLOMBO: The suicide bombers who caused the mayhem in Sri Lanka fit into certain sets of profile. The Leaders Online had previously highlighted the profile of Zahran Hashim. While Zahran appears to have come from an economically poor

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Over 400 websites with child sexual abuse content blocked

CYBERJAYA: From 2015 to 2018, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) blocked more than 400 websites that contained child sexual abuse content through collaborations and information-sharing with Interpol and the Royal Malaysia Police. MCMC’s chief compliance officer Zulkarnain Mohd

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Social media turning into anti social media says deputy minister Steven Sim

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy youth and sports minister Steven Sim Chee Keong urged Malaysia Social Media Week (MSMW) 2019 delegates to be proactive against cyber bullying and fake news as social media is turning into anti-social media. Using the case of

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Najib Trial: RM2.5 million for defence contract to manage fuel petrol subsidy

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Ashraf Razak told the High Court that the former firm he worked in, Zulqarnain and Co, received RM2.5 million for a defence contract on Feb 2, 2015. Responding to DPP Saifuddin, Asraf said the cheque was given

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Perak Exco Aziz Bari denies eyeing MB post

IPOH: Perak DAP vice-chairman Dr Abdul Aziz Bari has dismissed a news report suggesting he is out to topple Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu. “I do not have any plans to topple him,” he told reporters after visiting

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Agong’s involvement in sports to inspire country’s athletes

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s involvement in the field of sports is hoped will be the catalyst for national athletes to make the country proud in the international stage. Youth and Sports

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Final appeal by jailed Reuters journalists rejected

NAYPYITAW – Myanmar’s top court on Tuesday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail for breaking the Official Secrets Act, in a landmark case that has raised questions about the country’s transition to democracy.

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TNB: Phenomenal role as catalyst of national development

KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has come a long way since its establishment in 1949 as the Central Electricity Board (CEB) to become the catalyst of national development. TNB, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary in September this year,

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MB- Construction of ECRL project gives priority to local residents

MARANG: The construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will not neglect the local people especially in economic and entrepreneurial activities. Menteri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar said the local people, especially small contractors, will be given priority

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