Anifah Aman’s Kimanis win null and void

KOTA KINABALU: Constituents of the Kimanis parliament seat would likely have another chance of choosing their representative after the Kota Kinabalu Elections Court declared incumbent Datuk Seri Anifah Aman’s win null and void. Election Commission chairman Azizan Azhar Harun confirmed

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Endangered by climate change, Pacific island nations chide Australia

FUNAFUTI: Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia today after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change. Leaders of 18 countries in the Pacific Islands Forum

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Guy calls girlfriend fat for wanting ice cream, gets stabbed to death

Think before you speak, boyfriends. A man in Henan, China, was stabbed to death with a pair of scissors on August 14 by his girlfriend after he ridiculed her for “being fat and still wanting to eat ice cream”, according

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Besut police chief stable, severed thumb reattached

KOTA BHARU: Besut district police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi is in stable condition in hospital, with his severed right thumb having been reattached, following a machete attack yesterday. This was said today by Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk

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Bank Negara: Malaysia’s external debt remains manageable

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s external debt, which stood at RM931.1 billion or 61.3% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as at end-June this year, remains manageable. Bank Negara Malaysia governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said the debt remained manageable given its

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Lynas confident of fulfilling decision on permanent disposal facility

KUANTAN: Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd said today it is confident of satisfying the Cabinet’s decision for it to build a permanent deposit facility (PDF) for the water leach purification (WLP) residue produced by its rare earth plant in Gebeng. Its

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France thanks Malaysia over search for Nora Anne, DPM praises SAR team

PUTRAJAYA: France has expressed gratitude to Malaysia for the relentless efforts taken by the country’s authorities to locate Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, who went missing during a holiday in Malaysia. French Minister of State attached to the Minister for

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Further liberalisation of foreign exchange admin policy

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be further liberalisation of the foreign exchange administration (FEA) policy effective Aug 30 to provide greater flexibility and efficiency for businesses in better managing their foreign exchange risk and conducting daily operations. In a statement, Bank

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Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing calls for love amid protests

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, urged people to “love China, love Hong Kong and love yourself” today in his first public comments on the escalating pro-democracy protests that have disrupted the city for weeks and challenged China.

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Pyongyang fires projectiles, rejects Seoul’s dialogue pledge

SEOUL: North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea today, South Korea’s military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea’s president as “impudent” and vowed that inter-Korean talks are over. The North has protested against joint military drills

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