Illegal ‘Fireworks’ Lights Up Factory Store In Kulai

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KULAI, Jul 3 – An illegal factory store believed to have been used to store illegal fireworks caught fire this evening, resulting in loud sounds of explosions and firework-sparks in the Saleng Industrial area, Senai, near here. Bandar Baru Kulai Fire and Rescue station chief Solleh Nasir said that the department

Salleh: Govt Entrusts NSC With Monitoring Cyber Threats

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KOTA KINABALU, Jul 2 – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Salleh Tun Said Keruak says the government has already entrusted the National Security Council (NSC) with monitoring any cyber security threat in the country. He said NSC which was represented by numerous agencies from various ministries was entrusted with

First Place Confusing For Yellow-clad Thomas

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DÜSSELDORF, Jul 2 – Geraint Thomas admitted he won’t know where to ride in the peloton on Sunday as he wears the coveted Tour de France yellow jersey for the first time. The 31-year-old Briton was a surprise winner of Saturday’s first stage time-trial in Dusseldorf and will look to hold onto

Creating Art And Cash Out Of Rubik’s Cubes

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CYBERJAYA, Jul 2 – Rubik’s Cube fans usually like to test their speed in finishing the game, but one 24-year-old enthusiast prefers to create mosaic patterns based on the concept. The idea came to Nur Zakirah Zahran following her interest in the game eight years ago, initially to test her mental prowess.

Trump Defends Twitter Use After Attacking Media

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WASHINGTON, Jul 2 – President Donald Trump defended his aggressive use of Twitter on Saturday just hours after firing off his latest volley in his escalating feud with US media. Following an early morning Twitter tirade at CNN, NBC and a morning show host he taunted as “dumb as a rock”, the

Blatter Regret At Overstaying FIFA Tenure

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GENEVA, Jul 2 – Disgraced former Fifa president Sepp Blatter, forced out as head of world football’s governing body amid a corruption scandal in 2015, admitted on Sunday he regretted not stepping down earlier. The 81-year-old was banned over ethics breaches, bringing an end to his 17-year reign as Fifa chief, following

New WHO Director From Ethiopia Begins Work

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GENEVA, Jul 1 – The new director general of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Adhanom, took over managing the UN health agency on Saturday, the WHO said. A specialist in malaria, Tedros served as health minister and later as foreign minister for Ethiopia. The 52-year-old is the first African to head the global

Penang PSSGM, Perkasa Unhappy With Prof Ramasamy’s Statement

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BUTTERWORTH, Jul 1 – Two non-governmental organisations today called on Penang Deputy Chief Minister II Prof Dr P. Ramasamy to apologise to the relevant parties for allegedly politicising the termination of a food stall operator’s contract at Seberang Perai Polytechnic (PSP). The two NGOs were Pertubuhan Seni Silat Gayung Malaysia (PSSGM) Pulau

Najib Expresses Condolences To Ahmad Zahid And Family

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 1 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today expressed his condolences to the family of Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on the demise of his brother-in-law, Kamarulzaman Khamis yesterday. “Condolences to @Zahid Hamidi and family on the demise of his brother-in-law, the

Obama Urges End To Division In Childhood Home Indonesia

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JAKARTA, Jul 1 – Former US President Barack Obama urged Indonesians on Saturday to resist divisive politics based on race and religion, saying the world’s most populous Muslim nation has a long history of tolerance that should be preserved. Indonesia’s reputation for pluralism has come under scrutiny since Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja

India Adopts GST

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NEW DELHI, Jul 1 – India today adopted the goods and services tax (GST), the country’s biggest tax reform in 70 years, which the government said would transform the US$2 trillion (RM8.6 trillion) economy in the coming years. Government and business leaders attended a midnight ceremony to launch the tax at the

Hong Kong’s New Leader Carrie Lam

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HONG KONG, Jul 1 – Carrie Lam’s swearing-in as Hong Kong’s new leader on Saturday marks the culmination of the lifelong civil servant’s career as she inherits a divided city fearful of China’s encroaching influence. Lam, 59, was widely seen as Beijing’s preferred candidate when she was elected in March by a

Carrie Lam Sworn In As New Hong Kong Chief Executive

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HONG KONG, Jul 1 – Carrie Lam was sworn in Saturday as Hong Kong’s new leader on the city’s 20th anniversary of the handover from British to Chinese rule, in a ceremony presided over by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Lam’s inauguration as the semi-autonomous Chinese region’s fifth chief executive was partly overshadowed

Over 189 Million Domestic Visitors Recorded Last Year

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 30 – The 189.3 million domestic visitors recorded last year was an increase of seven percent compared with 176.9 million visitors registered in 2015. Based on the Domestic Tourism Survey 2016 handled by the Statistics Department, it was found that the five main objectives of domestic visitors are

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