Egypt’s rebounding tourism threatens Red Sea corals

In serene turquoise waters off Egypt’s Red Sea coast, scuba divers ease among delicate pink jellyfish and admire coral — yet a rebounding tourism sector threatens the fragile marine ecosystem. The Red Sea is a top scuba diving destination, but

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Kula: May Day no rest day for cabinet members

SINGAPORE: May 1 is marked as International Labour Day throughout the world to celebrate the working class and it is an annual public holiday in many countries including Malaysia. However, it will not be a “rest day” for Malaysian cabinet

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Polish envoy: Malaysia a fine example how a country can develop when properly run

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is a fine example of how a country can develop when it is properly administered, said Polish Ambassador to Malaysia Krzysztof Debnicki. He noted that Malaysia, once considered a poor country post-Second World War, had developed in

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Black eye to police-disappeared pastor and political moral compasses

By: Rama Ramanathan What is the nexus between political parties and the moral compass within each of us? What should we call politicians who betray the trust we place in them? In 1999 the genius of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim

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Mahathir: PH initiatives for Muslims falling on deaf ears

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government today had implemented various initiatives for Islam and Muslims in the country. He denied that Muslims under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) were threatened and those people who claimed that

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Yeo: PBS can do nothing as it failed as govt previously

SANDAKAN: There is nothing much the PBS can do for the people of Sandakan as it failed to deliver on its promises when it was part of the previous government, said Energy, Science, Technology, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo

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Numan Afifi: Authorities are intimidating

KUALA LUMPUR: Leading LGBT activist Numan Afifi on Monday accused authorities of intimidation after a statement he read to the UN Human Rights Council led to him being questioned by police. Afifi, an openly gay Muslim man and prominent advocate,

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Anwar confident of gaining people’s support

BUTTERWORTH: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is confident of gaining the people’s support despite the Pakatan Rakyat (PH) government coming under pressure to fulfill its manifesto since taking over the nation’s administration after winning the 14th general election (GE14),

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Maszlee: Groundbreaking measures are taken in education

PUTRAJAYA: It was a twist of luck for 2,635 children who with no valid documents, were allowed to be enrolled in schools since the beginning of the year. This was made possible after some corrective measures by the government to

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Malaysian divers fail to win medal in Montreal World Series

KUALA LUMPUR: National divers failed to deliver any medal at the FINA Diving World Series in Montreal, Canada, which ended today after the combination of Nur Dhabitah Sabri-Muhammad Syafiq Puteh finished in sixth place in the mixed 3-metre springboard synchronised

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