Malaysia to fully adopt 5G technology by 2023

JAKARTA: Malaysia is currently working to fully adopt 5G technology by 2023, said Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya.           He said Malaysia believes it will greatly facilitate the government’s efforts to improve the livelihoods of Malaysians

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Haze: 409 schools closed but UPSR on in Sarawak

KUCHING: The thick haze blowing across Sarawak has forced the closure of 409 schools in nine districts, of which 347 are at the primary level. The state Education Department said a total of 157,479 students are affected by the haze

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Istana Negara questioned Jho Low’s role in TIA

KUALA LUMPUR: Istana Negara had questioned the role of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho in the Terengganu Investment Authority (TIA) which later became 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Najib’s lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah read out excerpts from the minutes

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Perak police ready to track down Farhash

PARIT: Perak police are ready to help track down Perak PKR chairman Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak to help in the investigations into a brawl at a sports complex in Ampang on Aug 31. Perak Police Chief Datuk Razarudin Husain

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Internet displeased: Only 1 woman on Forbes US 100 Most Innovative Leaders list

Forbes published a list of America’s 100 Most Innovative Leaders and included only one woman in the index. The internet is displeased. American business magazine Forbes found itself at the receiving end on the internet after it published a list

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Japan’s Abe, headed for longest premiership

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely pick a former Olympic speed skater to prepare for the 2020 Games and keep allies in key posts in a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday as he readies a tax rise and aims

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UN chief urges all countries to sign, ratify treaty on nuclear test ban

NEW YORK: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged all countries to sign and ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), while calling nuclear testing in the 21st century “simply not acceptable”m, Xinhua news agency reported. The CTBT is one

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One of three missing Sarawakian anglers found dead

LABUAN: One of the three Sarawakian anglers who were reported missing in Lawas waters was found dead today. The body of Yee Chon Tiong, 30, was found in the waters at 8.50 am, according to the Labuan Malaysian Maritime Enforcement

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Sukri optimistic Malaysian Tigers will surprise Great Britain

KUALA LUMPUR: Captain of the national men’s hockey squad Mohamad Sukri Abdul Mutalib is optimistic that the Malaysian Tigers squad will surprise Great Britain in the final qualifying round for the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020. Malaysia which went to 11th

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Choked by neglect: Protect Yourself from the Haze

Every year, between May and October, a thick haze hangs over parts of South-east Asia during the dry season when burning is used to clear Indonesian land for palm oil, paper plantations and other crops, sparking ire from regional neighbours.

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