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 2018-01-16 08:10 

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Duterte under fire as Philippines moves to close news website...

MANILA, Jan 16 — Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's government rejected calls yesterday to halt the potential closure a news website that has been reporting on his deadly drug war, with media watchdogs raising fears over eroding...

 2018-01-16 08:09 

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Cop wanted for Ipoh gang robbery surrenders...

IPOH, Jan 16 — A 31-year-policeman suspected of being involved in a gang-robbery here last month was arrested after he surrendered to his colleagues today.The policeman from Manjoi, Ipoh, turned himself in at the Ipoh police station at around...

 2018-01-16 07:58 

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Penang government starting to look a lot like BN, activist claims...

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 16 — An environmental defender in Penang said it was becoming hard to tell the current DAP administration apart from the Barisan Nasional (BN) that last governed here in 2008.Gurmit Singh, who is also a social activist, said...

 2018-01-16 07:53 

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Najib: No more confrontational diplomacy between Malaysia and Singapore...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 "We certainly don't want to return to the era of confrontational diplomacy and bark rhetoric between the two countries," said Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in referring to Malaysia-Singapore...

 2018-01-16 07:40 

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Inquiry into Tanjung Bungah landslide to start next week...

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 16 — An official inquiry into the deadly October 21 landslide in Tanjung Bungah that took the lives of 11 construction workers will start next week.The State Commission of Enquiry (SCE) into the incident will commence public...

 2018-01-16 07:40 

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China's Xi urges Trump to seek settlement of trade disputes...

BEIJING, Jan 16 — Chinese leader Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump that the two sides must work together to find solutions to trade and economic disputes, state media reported.The two leaders spoke at Trump's request, the state-run...

 2018-01-16 07:31 

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Marrybrown's Nasi Lemak Ice Cream: Yay or nay? (VIDEO)...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Much like soya bean milk and cincau, nasi lemak and ice cream are a food combination that you don't expect to work. One's spicy, one's cold. One's savoury, while the other is sweet. It's ridiculous, so ridi...

 2018-01-16 07:31 

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US oil industry set to break record, upend global trade...

HOUSTON, Jan 16 — Surging shale production is poised to push US oil output to more than 10 million barrels per day — toppling a record set in 1970 and crossing a threshold few could have imagined even a decade ago.And this new record,...

 2018-01-16 07:29 

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KL shares remain in the red at mid-afternoon...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Shares prices Bursa Malaysia remained in the red as at mid-afternoon today due to continued profit taking in selected technology and consumer counters, amid mixed sentiment on regional markets, dealers said.At 3pm, the...

 2018-01-16 07:27 

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Dr M: Pakatan will deal privately with dissent over PM pick...

PETALING JAYA, Jan 16 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Pakatan Harapan will discreetly address members' complaints about his selection as its candidate for prime minister.The PH chairman said the matter will be resolved internally, claiming...

 2018-01-16 07:16 

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New Dacsee platform seeks to disrupt ride-sharing services...

PETALING JAYA, Jan 16 — A new entrant to the local ride-sharing scene is looking to shake up the segment by allowing drivers to form their own fleets and break free of their current reliance on the firms running the services.As its...

 2018-01-16 07:16 

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'Oh Happy Day' singer Hawkins dies at 74 (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Award-winning gospel singer Edwin Hawkins, best known for a hit arrangement of Oh Happy Day, has died at the age of 74.Credited with being one of the founders of modern gospel music, Hawkins died yesterday at his...

 2018-01-16 07:16 

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Hydrometric modelling study in the works to raise yield of Johor River, say PM Lee, Najib...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Singapore and Malaysia will carry out a hydrometric modelling study of the Johor River, with the aim of increasing its yield and conserving supply in the Linggiu Reservoir.The Linggiu Reservoir discharges water into the...

 2018-01-16 07:10 

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Shell fuel heist case: Man charged with taking S$2.3m stolen gas oil...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — A Vietnamese man allegedly involved in pilfering fuel from Shell was hit with two fresh charges this morning, bringing the total worth of gas oil he purportedly received illegally to over S$2.3 million (RM6.89...

 2018-01-16 07:09 

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Philippine volcano 'fireworks' draw tourists as residents flee...

LEGAZPI, Jan 16 — Spectacular lava "fireworks" shooting from its crater are drawing tourists to the Philippines' most active volcano, authorities said today as scientists warned of a potential dangerous eruption within days.Lava...

 2018-01-16 07:06 

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Sharapova finds her groove on Melbourne return...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 Maria Sharapova's previous match at the Australian Open sent her career spiralling to the darkest of depths but she returned in bright sunshine today with a performance that went some way to banishing those demons.The...

 2018-01-16 07:03 

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Canadian suspect in Singapore bank robbery faces UK court on extradition...

LONDON, Jan 16 — A Canadian man suspected of a rare bank robbery in Singapore in 2016 faces a court appearance in Britain on Thursday after he was detained on a extradition request from Singapore.David Roach allegedly stole S$30,000...

 2018-01-16 07:01 

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Djokovic back in the groove with first-round victory in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 Six-times champion Novak Djokovic looked the part as he powered to a convincing first round victory at the Australian Open today on his return from an elbow injury.The 12-times Grand Slam champion, seeded an unfamiliar 14,...

 2018-01-16 07:00 

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Investigators probe cause of Jakarta stock exchange walkway collapse (VIDEO)...

JAKARTA, Jan 16 — Indonesian investigators were sifting through the rubble at Jakarta's stock exchange complex this morning as they looked for clues on what caused a walkway collapse that left scores injured, including dozens of students.A...

 2018-01-16 06:58 

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Hong Kong democracy activists appeal jail terms...

HONG KONG, Jan 16 — Hong Kong's leading democracy activists were in court this morning to appeal against their jail terms in a case seen as a litmus test for the independence of the city's judiciary, which some fear is under pressure from...

 2018-01-16 06:58 

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Chris Hemsworth says he is 'done' playing Thor...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Fans might have powered Thor: Ragnarok to seventh place for 2017 at the box office to a tune of US$313.1 million (RM1.2 billion) to date, but they would probably have to get used to another actor picking up the Norse...

 2018-01-16 06:57 

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Red-hot Kerber fires up in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 Former world number one and 2016 champion Angelique Kerber says she has grown as a person and a player after a miserable last year, as she blitzed into the Australian Open second round today.Seeded only 21st, the...

 2018-01-16 06:50 

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Khairy to submit TN50 Youth Aspiration Report next month...

SHAH ALAM, Jan 16 — The Youth and Sports Ministry will submit the TN50 Youth Aspiration Report to the Prime Minister's office latest by next month, said its minister Khairy Jamaluddin.Speaking at the launch of Sime Darby's "City of Elmin...

 2018-01-16 06:45 

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Penang govt overpaid consultant to review undersea tunnel consultation fees, says state Gerakan chairman...

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 16 — The Penang government overpaid an independent consultant to review and certify claims payment for work on the three highways, state Gerakan claimed today.Penang Gerakan chairman Teng Chang Yeow said the state government...

 2018-01-16 06:38 

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Quirky accessories rule at Milan Men's Fashion Week...

MILAN, Jan 16 — The Fall/Winter 2018 fashion collections currently showing at Milan Men's Fashion Week might be the main event on the fashion circuit right now, but quirky and outrageous accessories have also been vying for...

 2018-01-16 06:37 

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More needs to be done to maintain public housing in KL, says Raja Nong Chik...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Parliamentarians and political leaders are pushing for more action by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to better maintain the state of public housing in the city.This comes after an office chair thrown from the 21st floor...

 2018-01-16 06:31 

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N. Korea orchestra to perform in S. Korea during Winter Games...

SEOUL, Jan 16 — A 140-member North Korean orchestra will perform in South Korea during next month's Winter Olympics, the two sides announced yesterday, amid a tentative rapprochement after months of tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear...

 2018-01-16 06:28 

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Watch these teens try to identify music from the 2000s (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Popular YouTube channel React are back and this time they ask a group of opinionated teens to try and identify songs from the 2000s.The channel often includes videos of kids, teens and adults reacting to anything and...

 2018-01-16 06:23 

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Grief and outrage at death of 15-year-old boy killed by a chair...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Residents of a People's Housing Project (PPR) in Pantai Dalam where a 15-year-old boy was killed by a chair hurled from a flat are demanding action be taken against the person responsible.Loud wailing could be heard...

 2018-01-16 06:11 

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Maria's defamation suit against Jamal postponed to Friday...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — The High Court today postponed the trial of the defamation suit filed by Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah against Red Shirts leader Jamal Md Yunos.High Court judge Justice Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab said the trial...

 2018-01-16 06:09 

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Steven Seagal 'unequivocally denies' sexually assaulting Bond girl...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Steven Seagal has denied the latest in a series of sexual assault allegations.Bond girl Rachel Grant who appeared in the role of Peaceful Fountains in Die Another Day claims the Hollywood star pulled down her top and...

 2018-01-16 06:06 

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Asian currencies fall on investor caution after sharp gains...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Asian currencies declined today as investors turned a little cautious of adding fresh positions after the steep gains in regional currencies this year.The US dollar rose 0.3 per cent to 110.85 yen, edging away from a...

 2018-01-16 05:59 

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Philippine, Thai shares set fresh records, Vietnam falls...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Philippine and Thai shares climbed to all-time highs today, while most other South-east Asian stock markets trod water in line with broader Asia as caution set in after the previous session's record-setting gains.The...

 2018-01-16 05:54 

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Raonic makes earliest Slam exit in seven years...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 Underprepared Milos Raonic was dumped out of the Australian Open by Lukas Lacko today in his earliest exit at Grand Slam for seven years.The 86th-ranked Slovakian defeated the 22nd seeded Canadian 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6...

 2018-01-16 05:46 

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'Bride of Frankenstein' reboot possibly back on track...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — There's talk that the reboot for classic horror movie Bride of Frankenstein could be moving along as planned. According to a new report from Omega Underground, director Billy Condon (Beauty and the Beast) has started...

 2018-01-16 05:29 

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Car tries to avoid cat and fatally hits motorcyclist in Temerloh...

KUANTAN, Jan 16 A motorcyclist was fatally knocked down by a car which was trying to dodge a cat at KM 1, Jalan Temerloh-Gunung Senyum, Kuala Krau, Temerloh, yesterday evening.Temerloh police chief ACP Zundin Mahmood said security guard...

 2018-01-16 05:27 

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New subscription service to be launched by Grab, NTUC FairPrice...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Consumers will soon be able to enjoy savings and rebates as well as access to grocery and transport services, under a new subscription service jointly offered by homegrown supermarket chain NTUC FairPrice and ride-hailing...

 2018-01-16 05:24 

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Singapore, Malaysia settle on alignment for Woodlands-JB rail link...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — The tracks of the Singapore-Johor Rapid Transit System (RTS) will bend over Johor, rather than over water as was the initial design, after taking into account the Johor Sultan's earlier reservations over the project.The...

 2018-01-16 05:10 

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Tune Talk appoints Ameen new CEO (VIDEO)...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — Tune Talk Sdn Bhd has appointed Ameen Abdullah as new chief executive officer effective today.In a statement today, Tune Talk said, prior to his appointment as CEO, Ameen was the CEO for RedOne and Head of Mobile...

 2018-01-16 05:09 

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Existing land was swapped to fund work on three highways, says Guan Eng...

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 16 — The land swapped to fund work on the three bypass highways was an existing land and not unreclaimed sea land, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.He refuted claims that unreclaimed sea land was transferred to a...

 2018-01-16 05:00 

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Cryptocurrencies resume slide as bitcoin tumbles to December low...

HONG KONG, Jan 16 — Bitcoin slumped to the lowest level since December in Asia trading hours as cryptocurrencies continued a January selloff amid rising scrutiny from global regulators.Bitcoin fell 6.3 per cent to US$13,040 (RM51,548) at...

 2018-01-16 04:57 

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Next Trump hurdles: November mid-terms, 2020 primaries (VIDEO)...

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 — Donald Trump's political future may well hinge on 2018, when he risks losing control of Congress in crucial elections that kick off the next White House battle — likely to pit the president against both Democrats and...

 2018-01-16 04:50 

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Go behind-the-scenes of season four of Netflix's 'Black Mirror' (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Netflix has just released six behind-the-scenes featurettes that give us a closer look at each of the episodes from the recent season four of Black Mirror.The Netflix sci-fi anthology that centres on the dark and...

 2018-01-16 04:46 

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Take flight, the smarter way...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 By now, you and every other person in Malaysia must have received that delicious list of long weekends for 2018 that has been "viralised" at the start of the year.The only problem is everybody will be...

 2018-01-16 04:44 

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Actor Farid Kamil claims trial to four charges including assaulting policeman...

PETALING JAYA, Jan 16 — Datuk Farid Kamil Zahari pleaded not guilty today to four charges at the magistrates court here, which stem from an incident last Thursday when he allegedly slapped a policeman and kicked another person.Farid, 37,...

 2018-01-16 04:43 

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BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for self-driving cars...

TORONTO, Jan 16 — Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd yesterday launched a new cybersecurity software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars.The product, called Blackberry Jarvis, is being marketed first to...

 2018-01-16 04:39 

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Google says 'no changes' to mapping platform in China after report...

BEIJING, Jan 16 — Alphabet Inc's Google said today it has made "no changes" to its mapping platform in China, denying an earlier media report that claimed it was re-launching the function in China, where many of its services are...

 2018-01-16 04:34 

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Hottest celebrity beauty collaborations of 2018 so far...

NEW YORK, Jan 16 — 2018 is turning out to be an exciting year for beauty collaborations, with promises of star-studded makeup ranges coming thick and fast. Here are three of the most high-profile so far.Padma Lakshmi x MACMAC is on a roll:...

 2018-01-16 04:23 

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Tencent cracks down on 'PUBG' cheats...

BEIJING, Jan 16 — Tencent Holdings Ltd is going after the cheaters that infest PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds as it prepares to bring the world's top-selling game to China.Ahead of its debut this year, the biggest gaming company on the...

 2018-01-16 04:21 

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Tom Cruise is back filming crazy stunts for 'Mission: Impossible 6'...

LONDON, Jan 16 — Tom Cruise is back in action for Mission: Impossible 6 after injuring his ankle while doing his own stunts back in August,The 55-year-old actor was spotted performing stunts at the Blackfriars Bridge in London on Sunday,...

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