House Democrats subpoena Pompeo for Ukraine documents

WASHINGTON: Democrats in the US House of Representatives who are pursuing an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump forged ahead with their probe yesterday, issuing a subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents concerning contact with the Ukrainian

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Dr M: Israel is the cause of Islamophobia

NEW YORK: In a speech at the United Nations, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia cannot accept the blatant seizure of Palestine land by Israel for their settlements as well as the occupation of Jerusalem by Israel. He

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No increase in background radiation level around Lynas

KUALA LUMPUR: Environmental monitoring shows that there has been no increase in background radiation levels in the seven years that the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP) has been in operation in Pahang, according to the Lynas Sustainability Report 2019. Lynas

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Shafie: We don’t simply accept anyone into Warisan 

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal today reiterated that the party would not simply accept any opposition lawmakers to become its members. He said any individual who applied to join the party would be

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Authorities perform post-mortem on dead pygmy elephant 

KOTA KINABALU: The post-mortem on a Borneo pygmy elephant which was found dead in Sungai Udin in Dumpas was carried out beginning 5pm yesterday. Sabah Wildlife Department Director, Augustine Tuuga, when contacted by Bernama, said efforts to retrieve the carcass

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MATTA: Saudi Arabia’s tourism sector a boon to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) sees Saudi Arabia’s plans to open its doors to foreign tourists as a move that will widen tourism business opportunity in Malaysia. MATTA deputy president Mohd Akil Yusof said

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Father of Kelantan Ruler dies

KOTA BHARU: Sultan Ismail Petra, the father of Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan, died at 8.11 am today at the Royal Ward of Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital. He was 69. The news was announced by state menteri besar Datuk

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Prepare for climate change, not war – Mahathir

NEW YORK: Malaysian prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the international community should be paying attention to climate change and accompanying natural disasters, instead of preparing for war.  “We should be preparing to combat climate change, to bring back

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Dr M: End or modify veto powers to prevent abuse

NEW YORK: Calling for the United Nations to return to its original purpose of ensuring world peace, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the time has come for veto power to be modified,  if it cannot be done

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Lim to banks: Good job in removing over the counter charges

PUTRAJAYA: The Finance Ministry has welcomed the termination of transaction charges, imposed by 26 commercial banks on cash and cheque transactions for credit cards and financing repayments over the counter of up to RM2 and 50 sen at cash deposit

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