Typhoon Lingling: A Malaysian musician relates his ordeal

PUCHONG: A Malaysian musician caught in the Typhoon Lingling’s rage in South Korea speaks to The Leaders Online on his scary ordeal going through the natural disaster. K Prakash, a musician from Malaysia, said that he was performing in South

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ALW 2019 kicks off tomorrow focused on sustainable development goals

PUCHONG: The Asean Lifestyle Week (ALW) 2019 would kick start tomorrow with a focus on sustainable development goals and continue over a period of three days until 15 Sept at Hall 3 and 4, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The event

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Fires across Indonesia forests, sparking global warming fears

PEKANBARU: The number of blazes in Indonesia’s rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed today, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to concerns about the impact of increasing wildfire outbreaks worldwide on global warming. Illegal blazes to clear land

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Cancelling pension scheme: Is government losing the plot?

The recent statements emanating from top civil servants, namely Datuk Seri Borhan Dolah the Director General of the Public Services Department and Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Hj Bakar, the Chief Secretary to the Government, indicate that the proposal to phase

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China, Malaysia to set up South China Sea dialogue mechanism

BEIJING: China and Malaysia have agreed to set up a joint dialogue mechanism for the disputed South China Sea, the Chinese government’s top diplomat said on Thursday after meeting Malaysia’s foreign minister. Recent Chinese naval deployments in the strategic waterway,

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Wan Azizah attends former Indonesian President Habibie’s funeral

JAKARTA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail arrived today to represent Malaysia in paying her last respects to former Indonesian president Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie or BJ Habibie, who died yesterday. Wan Azizah arrived in a special

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Three Klang schools closed after API reading exceeds 200

SHAH ALAM: Three schools in Johan Setia, Klang were ordered closed with immediate effect after the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading in the area this morning exceeded 200. In a statement today, the Selangor Education Department said the schools were

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Malaysia well positioned for AI R&D in SE Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia located at the heart of Southeast Asia, is well-positioned to be a leader of research in and development of the ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said. “It is important that

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What if the Muslims of Christchurch had been Shiites?

After the Shiite arrests reported in recent days, Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand and global hero, must be asking: “What if the 51 who died and 49 who were injured in the Christchurch mosque shootings were Shiites? “Would

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Selangor’s Johan Setia air quality drops, Rompin improves

KUALA LUMPUR: Johan Setia in Selangor recorded a “very unhealthy” level under the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading this morning, the only location in Malaysia to have that rating after the haze subsided in Rompin, Pahang last night. Johan Setia

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