NFCorp chairman: New owner will settle debt in three months

PUCHONG: National Feedlot Corporation (NFCorp) chairman Datuk Sri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail said that the debts owed by the company to the government will settled by the new owners if the government gave a green light for a company restructure.

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Probe torture in Indian Kashmir, United Nations told

Tens of thousands of people in Indian Kashmir have been subjected to torture in the past three decades, according to a report released Monday by two prominent human rights groups which called for a UN investigation. The report said at

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Raised matriculation intake won’t affect STPM applicants

PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry today said the additional 15,000 seats for the matriculation programme recently announced by the Cabinet will not affect the intake of Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) holders in public universities. In a statement, it said it

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Animal haven in Jordan amidst Middle East conflicts

For more than a year after being moved to a Jordanian wildlife reserve from war-hit Syria, two bears, Loz and Sukkar, would cower whenever planes flew by, traumatised by past bombardments. They are among dozens of animals that have been

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US warship in disputed South China Sea amidst US – China tensions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between

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Google suspends business with Huawei post Trump blacklist

CALIFORNIA: Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow

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Amidst issues in Malaysia, Lynas Corp ventures into US

CANBERRA: Rare earths producer Lynas Corp confirmed that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Texas-based Blue Line Corp to set up a rare earth separation facility in the United States. Lynas’ move into the United States follows ongoing

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‘Felda settlers won’t lose their land rights’

KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) today denied the news report in Berita Harian, among others, claiming its settlers were at risk of losing their land rights, alleging the contents in the article were inaccurate. Head of the Legacy

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RM17 million armoured military vehicle project: Datuk Seri remanded

PUTRAJAYA: Another suspect with the title ´Datuk Seri´ has been remanded for four days from today over a probe into suspected corruption involving a project worth RM17 million to supply equipment for armoured military vehicles. The remand order on the

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Australia’s conservative coalition wins parliamentary majority

SYDNEY: Australia’s conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress his legislative agenda without the support of independents. Morrison’s coalition defied forecasts to be re-elected in what

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