DAP: Najib is a disgrace to his father’s legacy

PUCHONG: DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang today accused former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak of being a disgrace to his father’s legacy. “Najib accuses me of being obsessed with him. He cannot be more wrong. I would not

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Yapeim DG suspended over anti-PH video

PUCHONG: The Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim) has suspended its director-general Abibullah Samsudin pending an investigation into an alleged wrongdoing by the latter. Yapeim chairperson Mohd Daud Bakar said an investigation committee has been set up to probe Abibullah for

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Breaking: Indonesia’s Jokowi wins second term as president

JAKARTA: Incumbent President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was announced the winner of the Indonesian Presidential Election (Pilpres) 2019 to continue leading the world’s third largest democratic country for the next five years. General Election Commission (KPU) announced the result of the

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Slavery, gang rape of North Korean women in Chinese cybersex dens

Tens of thousands of North Korean women and girls – some as young as nine – are being trafficked into sexual slavery in China are raped as they try to flee poverty and oppression in their homeland, experts on the

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US-China trade war hits markets

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: Worries that the US and China were digging in for a longer, costlier trade war weighed on financial markets on Monday as Beijing accused Washington of harbouring ‘extravagant expectations’ for a deal to end their dispute. Investors added up

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Probe torture in Indian Kashmir, United Nations told

Tens of thousands of people in Indian Kashmir have been subjected to torture in the past three decades, according to a report released Monday by two prominent human rights groups which called for a UN investigation. The report said at

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Animal haven in Jordan amidst Middle East conflicts

For more than a year after being moved to a Jordanian wildlife reserve from war-hit Syria, two bears, Loz and Sukkar, would cower whenever planes flew by, traumatised by past bombardments. They are among dozens of animals that have been

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US warship in disputed South China Sea amidst US – China tensions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between

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Google suspends business with Huawei post Trump blacklist

CALIFORNIA: Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow

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‘NFC still owes the gov’t over RM250mil’

PUCHONG: The National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) still owes the government over RM250 million, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. “Based on the complete statement of federal government loans as of April 30, 2019 from the Accountant-General’s Department, the outstanding loan

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