Malaysia Medical Expo

Xavier lauds court’s ruling against poachers

PUCHONG: The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court’s decision to fine RM1.56 million each on two Vietnamese poachers was the highest amount so far for wildlife crimes in the country’s history. Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar welcomed the

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Consumer rights advocate SM Mohamed Idris dies

PENANG: Malaysia’s most prominent consumer advocate, SM Mohamed Idris, died today at the age of 93. Idris, who headed the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP), breathed his last at 4.45 pm at the Gleneagles Medical Centre after having suffered from

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Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb

CHICAGO: A Chicago woman who sold baby clothes to a pregnant woman and lured her back to her house with an offer of more clothing has been charged with murder after allegedly strangling the woman with a cord and cutting

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My Events International ventures into Pakistan

PUCHONG: My Events International ventured into Pakistan with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with My Events Pakistan. My Events Pakistan was represented by its Managing Director, Abd Hakeem Kazi whereas My Events International was represented by its

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Football legend backs Liverpool to win Champions League

ENGLAND: Liverpool are the favourites to win the Champions League title when they face off Tottenham Hotspur in the finals in Madrid on June 1, former England striker and television pundit Gary Lineker said. Lineker, who spent three seasons at

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35-feet rotating lantern and Wesak float key highlight for Wesak Day

KUALA LUMPUR: Wesak Day is officially celebrated this Sunday at the Buddhist Maha Vihara temple in Brickfields.  The celebration, however, begins tonight with a talk on dhamma by Thai monk Luang Por Thoon in Thai language.  The talk will be

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Taiwan Parliament endorses same-sex marriage

TAIPEI: Taiwan became the first nation in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage, as thousands thronged outside the Parliament cheering and waving rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over the matter. Lawmakers from the majority Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) backed the bill,

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Adib inquest: Forensics expert grilled on ‘probability report’

PUCHONG: A lawyer today questioned the ‘probability report’ of a forensic pathologist witness in the inquest into the death of Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, that injuries on the right chest of the firefighter were caused by a curb or road

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Qatar brings first new World Cup stadium to life

DOHA: Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums yesterday, weeks before a crucial FIFA summit that will decide whether to expand the tournament and push it beyond the Gulf state’s borders to accommodate a larger format.

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Anxious Indian Muslims fear Modi 2.0

At their usual evening gathering, six retired Muslim academics outdo each other with gloomy predictions if Narendra Modi is re-elected prime minister in India’s polls ending Sunday. “We are one step away from being turned into second-class citizens,” Mohiuddin Azad

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