Typhoon Lingling: Five dead three injured in North Korea

SEOUL: One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula has left five people dead and three injured in North Korea, state media reported Sunday, in its first public announcement of casualties since the storm made landfall

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Five areas in Selangor with unhealthy air

SHAH ALAM: Five areas in Selangor recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings as of this morning. According to the Department of Environment (DOE) portal, API unhealthy readings were recorded at Shah Alam (127), Klang (119), Banting (122), Johan Setia,

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Jho Low was close to Rosmah, says Amhari

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s former special officer Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin who is being questioned by lead defence counsel Muhammad Shafee Abdullah testified as to how he concluded that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho was

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Violence escalation won’t solve Hong Kong’s social issues

HONG KONG: An escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in Hong Kong, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday, adding that she deeply regretted interference by foreign parliaments in the Asian financial hub’s matters. Lam

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Dollar drifts down as trade-deal progress

SINGAPORE: The dollar drifted lower on Tuesday as investor appetite for higher risk currencies found support on a report of German stimulus plans, diminishing chances of a no-deal Brexit and hopes of a breakthrough in the Sino-U.S. trade war. The

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KLCI opens lower amid end of Axiata Telenor merger

KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI opened down 13.97 points or 0.87% today before paring losses as investors evaluated the termination of the planned Axiata Group Bhd-Telenor ASA merger and US equities’ overnight performance. At 9am today, the KLCI opened at

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Colony – a co-working space with luxury

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite the abundance of co-working spaces available in Malaysia – Colony – Malaysia’s leading luxury co-working space and serviced office provider stands out of the crowd after establishing itself two years ago. “We focus on hospitality service and

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“Hong Kong is the new Cold War’s Berlin”

BERLIN: Comparing the struggle of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters to the role of Berlin during the Cold War, activist Joshua Wong told an audience in the German capital that his city was now a bulwark between the free world and

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Judge allows Facebook privacy class action to proceed

SAN FRANCISCO: A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users’ private data, calling the social media company’s views on privacy “so

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US should back Hong Kong protesters, says ex-Pentagon chief Mattis

NEW YORK: Former US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday anti-government protests in Hong Kong were “not an internal” Chinese matter and that the United States should offer at least moral support to the demonstrators. The retired US Marine

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