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N.Korea’s Kim urges stronger war deterrent amid international concern about potential nuclear test

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered a strengthening of the country’s defence capabilities as he wrapped up a key meeting with top military officials, state media said on Friday, raising concerns about its possible addition of tactical nuclear

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Ex-1MDB CEO Arul Kanda to take stand as prosecution witness against Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has allowed Arul Kanda Kandasamy as a prosecution witness in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) audit tampering trial. The former chief executive of the wealth fund had all this while he attended court as a

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Bursa opens higher on positive Wall Street showing

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened higher on Friday, taking its cue from the Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, as well as those of its regional peers, a dealer said. At 9.05am, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 3.45

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Ringgit opens marginally higher against US Dollar

KUALA LUMPUR – The ringgit opened marginally higher against the US dollar today, ahead of Malaysia’s consumer price index (CPI) report for May 2022, scheduled to be released by the Department of Statistics (DoSM) today, said an analyst. At 9.00 am, the

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Monkeypox case count rises to more than 3,200 globally, WHO says

MORE than 3,200 confirmed monkeypox cases and one death were reported to the World Health Organization as part of the current outbreak. There is need for intensified surveillance in the broader community, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday, adding

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Influenza-like illness cluster detected at Selangor boarding school

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor Health Department (JKNS) today announced that one influenza-like-illness (ILI) cluster has been detected in the state last Tuesday involving a boarding secondary school in the Petaling district. State Health director Datuk Dr Sha’ari Ngadiman said the

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Working in bad weather conditions – bosses can be penalised

KUALA LUMPUR : Of late, weather uncertainties have been resulting in frequent episodes of heavy rain accompanied by thunderstorms and flash floods which not only disrupt outdoor work but compromise the safety of workers as well. Since the extreme weather

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MCCC to submit to police list of 15 entertainment outlets distributing drugs to patrons

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 15 entertainment outlets in the city have been identified carrying out drug distribution and drug abuse activities, believed to be masterminded by the owners of the premises and drug syndicates. The matter was revealed by

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Comprehensive probe into death of baby Syifaa: Police

SEREMBAN: Police have completed investigations on the death of a 15-month-old baby girl, Nour Rania Asyifaa Yuseri at a childcare centre in Bandar Sri Sendayan here in February. Negeri Sembilan police chief Datuk Ruslan Khalid said the probe covered witness

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TATA CHEMICALS EUROPE OPENS UK’S LARGEST CARBON CAPTURE PLANT

NORTHWICH, England, June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tata Chemicals Europe (“TCE”) today opened the UK’s first industrial scale carbon capture and usage plant today, signalling a key milestone in the race to meet the UK’s net zero targets. Tata Chemicals Europe

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