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Germany gives 1st verdict to call out Islamic State genocide against Yazidis
FRANKFURT – A German court yesterday issued the first ruling worldwide to recognise crimes against the Yazidi community as genocide, in a verdict hailed by activists as a “historic” win for the minority group.The court in Frankfurt sentenced an Iraqi man to life in jail for genocide against
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Chinese city suspends rail imports after fresh Covid-19 outbreak
BEIJING – A northern Chinese city bordering Russia today halted rail imports including coal and timber over fears of a fresh cluster of Covid-19 infections, as the country logged its highest domestic cases in a month.Health authorities reported 91 new cases in or close to Manzhouli – a city of 2
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Dangerous to moot labelling S’wak as mainland Malaysia: state PKR
MIRI – Labelling Sarawak and Sabah as part of mainland Malaysia can be perceived as an attempt to eliminate the status of both states as equal partners.Sarawak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) information chief Abun Sui said that it is very dangerous to toy with the idea of labelling Sarawak (and Sabah
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M’sia Cup final most challenging in M-League career: KL City coach
KUALA LUMPUR − Kuala Lumpur (KL) City FC head coach Bojan Hodak had described his team’s Malaysia Cup final against Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) last night as the most challenging task ever in his career in the Malaysia League (M-League).The Croatian said that this was because his KL City team onl
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Here are 10 most popular online courses on Coursera you can start today
THE rapid transition to online during the pandemic has had a lasting impact on how people learn. Early trends from the post-pandemic phase show that the demand for online learning continues to outpace pre-pandemic levels.It is seen as a source of hope, growth, and resilience amid disruptions and eco
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Domestic carbon trading to be executed in phases from end-2022: Tuan Ibrahim
KUALA LUMPUR – Carbon trading at the domestic level will be implemented in phases beginning the end of next year, said Environment and Water Minister Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man (Kubang Kerian-PAS).He said the Finance Ministry (MoF) was currently working with the Environment and Water Mini
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Sarawak election issues to be deliberated in Dewan Rakyat’s special chamber
KUALA LUMPUR – Issues concerning the Sarawak election, including on airfares during this period, will be deliberated in the Dewan Rakyat’s special chamber this evening. This is after Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Azhar Azizan Harun passed a motion submitted by Dr Kelvin Yii (Bandar Kuching-PH) u
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Limbang folk need cheaper airfare as S’wak polls approach: PBDS
KUCHING – Limbang folk living and working in Miri are pleading for cheaper Miri-Limbang airfare so they may return home to cast their votes in the Sarawak election on December 18, said Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak president Bobby William.Currently, the 20-minute flight costs RM326 per person for a re
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Govt recognises May 29 as National Journalists’ Day
KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian government recognises May 29 as National Journalists’ Day or Hawana.This was announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob in his speech at the Malaysian Journalists’ Night 2021 awards presentation here last night.“The government will continue to s
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Sarawak airline another empty promise from Abang Johari, scoffs Kelvin Yii
MIRI – Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii has scoffed at caretaker chief minister Tan Sri Abang Johari Openg over his announcement of a state airline in Sarawak.Yii, a DAP lawmaker, said this is the second time in three years that Johari has announced his grand plans to set up a Sarawak airline, but
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UK ramps up booster programme to combat Omicron
LONDON – Britain yesterday set a two-month target to give booster jabs to all adults over 18, as it seeks to minimise impact from the Omicron variant of Covid-19.Prime Minister Boris Johnson said vaccination centres would be “popping up like Christmas trees” to ensure third vaccine doses g
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Lockdowns cause Aussie economy to shrink by 1.9% in Q3
SYDNEY – Lockdowns and border controls shrank Australia’s economy by 1.9% in the third quarter (Q3), official statistics showed today – a more modest than expected decline, but worse compared to many other wealthy nations.The Australian Bureau of Statistics said the quarterly downturn – th
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‘East Malaysia’ is fine, no need to call Sabah and Sarawak ‘mainland Malaysia’
KUALA LUMPUR – There is no need for the government to rebrand Sabah and Sarawak as mainland Malaysia, as the existing term “East Malaysia” used to refer to the two states is sufficient. This was the explanation given by deputy minister in charge of Sabah and Sarawak affairs Datuk Hanifah Haja
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Neelofa, husband given discharge not amounting to acquittal over SOP breach
SEREMBAN – Celebrity Noor Neelofa Mohd Noor and husband Muhammad Haris Mohd Ismail have been given a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) by the magistrate court here over their alleged SOP breach in Nilai last May.The court will be issuing the DNAA on December 21, reported Bernama.The c
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More than third of world has never used internet: UN
SOME 2.9 billion people – 37% of the world's population – have still never used the internet, the United Nations said Tuesday, despite the Covid-19 pandemic driving people online.The UN's International Telecommunication Union estimated that 96% of those 2.9 billion live in developing countri
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Ferry fare subsidy for Penang channel foot passengers starting July 1
GEORGE TOWN – The Penang government will subsidise the ferry fare for foot passengers starting July 1 next year, infrastructure and transport exco Zairil Khir Johari (Tg Bungah-DAP) told the state assembly today.However, he did not disclose the discount quantum, but said it is for Malaysians using
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[UPDATED] Proposal for PKR-Amanah merger submitted, but leaders haven’t deliberated: Anwar
KUALA LUMPUR – A formal proposal on a merger of two Pakatan Harapan component parties – PKR and Amanah – has been submitted but their leaders have yet to put the matter up for discussion.PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said that any proposal for the good of the two parties is feasible b
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Prioritise improving public hospitals, not medical tourism – CAP
THE Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) has received an increasing number of complaints by consumers about skyrocketing health insurance premiums over the recent years. Upon investigation, it appears to be due to escalating medical fees charged by private hospitals. The Health Ministry should inv
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Bursa slips at open over significant Wall Street losses
KUALA LUMPUR – Bursa Malaysia opened lower today, tracking the significant overnight losses on Wall Street, said an analyst.At 9.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) dropped 7.63 points to 1,506.35 from 1,513.98 yesterday. The benchmark index opened 6.50 points weaker at 1
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Omicron vaccine could get nod in 4 months: European Medicines Agency
BRUSSELS – Vaccines specially adapted for the new Omicron coronavirus variant could be approved in three to four months if needed, the head of the European Union’s (EU) drug regulator said yesterday.The decision on whether new shots are required would, however, have to be made by other bodie
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