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Johari Ghani: A New Deal For Kuala Lumpur?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-- As the current campaign for GE 15 unfolds one can see the flags of the various parties and their candidates seeking to form the next government being placed anywhere that space allows it.

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UN Security Council Boosts Commitment To Fight Digital Terror

NEW YORK, U.S.--A two-day meeting of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee in India has ended with the adoption of a document committing Member States to prevent and combat digital forms of terror, notably using drones, social media, and online terrorist financing.

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Why Germany’s Pursuit Of Peace In Ukraine Is Paralyzed

WASHINGTON, U.S.--There are growing fears that the energy shortages and price rises resulting from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, European Union sanctions against Russia, and Russian cuts in gas supplies could lead to something approaching the “de-industrialisation” of Europe, as factories with high and inflexible energy needs shut down or relocate to other parts of the world.

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Tiba Masa Wisma Putra Bentang Kertas Putih Dasar Luar Yang Lebih Efektif

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM) merujuk kepada keputusan undian Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia PBB semalam yang secara undian menolak usul untuk mendebatkan Resolusi PBB dan Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia yang menyatakan wujud jenayah kemanusiaan yang dilakukan Kerajaan China terhadap etnik Uyghur.

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Merdeka Day Precursor Quadrangular Hash Run

KUALA LUMPUR: Age proved to be no barrier for a buñch of senior citizens to keep themselves fit and healthy through regular fun-walks or runs.

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The Silence Is Deafening!

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--I was not surprised at last Tuesday’s decision and the sideshow that followed on Thursday and Friday.

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Gas Turbine Power Generation: A Force That Cannot Be Ignored

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--“We call on all countries to actively optimise policies in the areas of national policies, industry access, industry chain development and technology sharing, create favourable conditions for the development of the gas turbine power generation industry, and achieve the goal of optimising energy mix and low-carbon development.” 

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LCS, Even Our Nation’s Security Is Pawned!

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Malaysians will only be surprised if there is a lull in breaking news about scams or scandals. I am not talking about the macau, nigerian or love scams, but by those in authority governing the country. 
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Will China Shoot Down Explorers To The Moon?

NEW YORK, U.S.--"This is not the first time that the NASA administrator has lashed out at China in disregard of facts," said Zhao Lijian, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson, at his July 4 regular press briefing. "Some U.S. officials have spoken irresponsibly to misrepresent the normal and legitimate space endeavors of China. China firmly rejects such remarks."

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Malaysia Cannot Afford Another ECRL

It has been almost five years since construction on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) began and what we have learnt since August 2017 is not reassuring. While the monetary cost of the project is well known, at just over RM 50 billion, it is the environmental cost that Malaysia will keep paying for decades to come.

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UMNO Nak Pilih Jalan Mana?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Berikutan pendedahan oleh bekas Ahli Majlis Kerja Tertinggi UMNO TYT Dato’ Sri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman. Ramai yang sedang memberi komentar dan spekulasi tentang keadaan dalaman parti UMNO.

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World Environment Day 2022: Towards A Toxic Earth By 2050

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Every 5th of June is dedicated to our environment. This year's theme is Only One Earth. The theme reflects the cold hard truth that there is no other place we can take refuge and we need to buckle up to protect this one earth. 
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Nuclear Iran Not An "Acceptable Risk"

NEW YORK, U.S.--The Center for a New American Security (CNAS), comprising largely former, mostly Democrat administration foreign policy and defense officials, in a new study — "Risk and Responsibility: Managing Future Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction Threats" — tries to sell the notion that Iran armed with nuclear, biological and chemical offensive weapons will be an acceptable risk. 

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Global-Scale Corruption

MANILA, Philippines--AT the time of writing, it is 9 a.m. on Monday, May 9. So, by the time you are reading it sometime Tuesday morning, there may have been some significant developments in the world. By Tuesday, we may know, at least unofficially, who the next president of the Philippines will be.

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Uncertain Attitude On Trade With China Consumes US Economy

BEIJING, China--The US Trade Representative's office said on Tuesday that it had begun a statutory process regarding a review of US tariffs on more than $300 billion worth of Chinese products ahead of their expiration in July. 

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Kurdish Children Killed, No Consequences

NEW YORK, U.S.--On September 11, 2019, a five-year-old Kurdish child, Efe Tektekin, was killed crossing the street when a Turkish police officer hit him with his armored vehicle in Diyarbakir. 

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Sheraton Coup Two Years Later: UMNO As The Source Of Instability

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia--Two years ago today, a renegade faction in PKR led by Datuk Seri Azmin Ali collaborated with Bersatu president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to stage a parliamentary coup at Sheraton Hotel with UMNO, PAS, and GPS.

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