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Dr Daroyah Alwi sworn in as new Selangor deputy speaker

SHAH ALAM: Sementa assemblywoman Dr Daroyah Alwi today sworn in as the new Deputy Speaker of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly. She replaced Paya Jaras assemblyman, Mohd Khairuddin Othman, who vacated the post after he was appointed as state exco

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Mahathir: Act of violence in Christchurch is inhuman

SEREMBAN: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the act of killing Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand three days ago as inhuman. Describing the incident as a sad one that touched the hearts of Muslims, he said that in such

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Najib slept off in Appeal Court

PUTRAJAYA: A police officer had to wake ex-premier Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak after he was seen sleeping in front of a three-member Court of Appeal bench during the hearing of his appeal that is linked to the charges he

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India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, headed off a bigger conflict, five sources familiar with the events said.

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China: 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang since 2014

BEIJING: Authorities in China have arrested almost 13,000 “terrorists” in the restive far western region of Xinjiang since 2014, the government said on Monday, in a lengthy policy paper again defending its controversial Islamic de-radicalisation measures. China has faced growing

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20 dead, mostly children, in Nigeria building collapse

LAGOS, Nigeria: Twenty people are confirmed dead in the school building that collapsed in Nigeria on Wednesday, and most of them are children, an official said Friday. Forty-three other people were rescued, Lagos State Health Commissioner Jide Idris told The

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Double silver for Malaysia at Abu Dhabi Special Olympics

ABU DHABI: The Malaysian contingent to the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 bagged two silver medals on the third day of the competitions on Sunday through athletics and bowling. Muhammad Naiim Rosli, 20, clinched the men’s singles bowling

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AirAsia CEO Quits Facebook After Live-Streaming Of New Zealand Shooting

AirAsia Group Bhd Chief Executive Officer Tony Fernandes closed his Facebook account, saying the live streaming of the mass shooting in New Zealand on the platform was too much for him. In a series of tweets on Sunday, Fernandes said

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Personal data protection law is being reviewed: Gobind

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia through the Personal Data Protection Department is in the midst of reviewing the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) 2010 to ensure it is up-to-date in line with the current developments. Minister Gobind Singh

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Lombok Disaster: 2 Dead – 22 Other Malaysians Still Trapped

JAKARTA: A total of 22 Malaysian tourists have been reportedly trapped in the landslide which occurred at the Tiu Kelep Waterfall, Senaru Baru, in North Lombok. The landslide in the waterfall area occurred after earthquakes with magnitudes above 5.0 on

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