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No quid pro quo involved in Uber-related deals, Malaysian minister said

No quid pro quo involved in Uber...

41 min 12 sec ago

KUALA LUMPUR — Putrajaya has denied the existence of any quid pro quo arrangements involving e-hailing service provider Uber that led to the government legalising it and...

Freedom fighter or curse? The man behind the Rohingya insurgency

Freedom fighter or curse? The man...

September 22

KARACHI — To his foes, Ata Ullah is a reckless amateur who has brought untold misery to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya after launching an insurgency in Myanmar.

Trump is 'deranged', says North Korea leader Kim as Pyongyang hints at Pacific H-bomb

Trump is 'deranged', says North Korea...

September 22

SEOUL – US President Donald Trump is "mentally deranged" and will "pay dearly" for his threat to destroy North Korea, Kim Jong-Un said on Friday (Sept 22), as his foreign...

Malaysia slams Myanmar over Rohingya treatment

Malaysia slams Myanmar over Rohingya...

September 22

MANILA — Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday delivered a stinging rebuke to Myanmar and its leader Aung San Su Kyi over the treatment of the Rohingya...

No White Party gay festival for KL, organiser confirms

No White Party gay festival for KL,...

September 22

KUALA LUMPUR — The producer of a gay festival in Thailand has denied reports that a similar event will be held in Malaysia on Sept 30, as was previously claimed by certain...

In South Korea, daily stresses outweigh North Korea missile worries

In South Korea, daily stresses...

September 22

SEOUL — Soon after North Korea tested its sixth and largest nuclear bomb earlier this month, You Jae-youn, a 32-year-old South Korean office worker, swiftly put the news behind...

Malaysian ports unaffected despite firms shipping south: Minister

Malaysian ports unaffected despite...

September 21

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai has said that Malaysian ports will remain competitive, although five major global shipping firms under the Ocean...