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Almost 46 million people trapped in slavery with North Korea, India key offenders - global index

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 46 million people are living as slaves globally with the greatest number in India but the highest prevalence in North Korea, according to the third Global Slavery Index launched on Tuesday with Australian ...
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Indian army depot fire kills 16, raises safety fears

The Sun Daily - ‎2 hours ago‎
A massive fire that erupted at one of India's largest military ammunition depots Tuesday killed at least 16 soldiers and firefighters, reigniting safety concerns about military equipment and installations.
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First on CNN: Clinton campaign's plans to subvert Trump's veterans press conference

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
New York (CNN) Hillary Clinton's campaign on Tuesday will launch a multi-pronged communications effort to trash Donald Trump's record on veterans' issues and undermine the billionaire's news conference touting the money he's raised for veterans' causes ...
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More countries introducing plain cigarette packaging

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
New Zealand Associate Health Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga holds the mock-up of the new plain cigarette packaging during an announcement in Wellington on May 31, 2016.
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Ivory Coast confronts brutal past with trial of 'Iron Lady' Simone Gbagbo

FRANCE 24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
The trial of Simone Gbagbo, the former first lady of Ivory Coast, on charges of crimes against humanity, opened Tuesday in the Ivorian city of Abidjan as the West African nation faces a pivotal moment in confronting its brutal past.
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The Latest: Paris to create center to take in migrants

Washington Post - ‎39 minutes ago‎
GENEVA - The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 5:20 p.m.. The mayor of Paris has announced plans to create a center to take in migrants with no place to go, saying she wants the French capital to welcome those escaping war and ...
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Immigration Dept acts against 37 officers for sabotaging system

Malay Mail Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Last Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said about 100 people, among them immigration officers and syndicate members, were under investigation by the authorities for suspected sabotage of the myIMMs ...
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PAS not pushing for hudud just yet

Free Malaysia Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
PAS deputy president says it is now focusing on elevating the status of shariah courts as the inadequate punishments imposed have made the courts a laughing stock.
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Conviction of ex-Sime Darby GM on graft charges upheld

Free Malaysia Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
The former senior general manager's jail sentence was reduced from 27 years to 10 years after judge orders the sentences for five charges to run concurrently.
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Defence Ministry mulls possibility of using land banks for agriculture

The Sun Daily - ‎7 hours ago‎
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein delivering his keynote address on 'Regional Security in The Asia Pacific: Present State and Future Trajectories' at the Asia Pacific Roundtable (APR@30) on May 31, 2016.
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Thai authorities remove more tigers from Buddhist temple

Omaha World-Herald - ‎34 minutes ago‎
In this Monday, May 30, 2016 photo, wildlife officials carry a sedated tiger on a stretcher at the "Tiger Temple" in Saiyok district in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok, Thailand.
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Once dominant LP struggles for place in next Congress

Inquirer.net - ‎34 minutes ago‎
AFTER lording it over Congress the past six years, lawmakers belonging to the Liberal Party (LP) now find themselves struggling for relevance and a place in the new administration.

Malversation indictment against Napoles affirmed

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎41 minutes ago‎
THE SUPREME COURT (SC) dismissed on Tuesday the petition by alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles challenging the Office of the Ombudsman's finding of probable cause to indict her for malversation last year.

SC junks 3 cases

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎41 minutes ago‎
THE SUPREME COURT (SC) dismissed on Tuesday the petition filed by losing senatorial candidate Francis N. Tolentino to stop the proclamation of the 10th, 11th and 12th winning senators, Sherwin T. Gatchalian, Ralph G. Recto and Leila M. de Lima.
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Attempted North Korea missile launch fails – South Korea

Free Malaysia Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
SEOUL: North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast on Tuesday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials said, in what would be the latest in a string of unsuccessful ballistic missile tests by the isolated country ...
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Turkey's Erdogan says German law on Armenian genocide could damage bilateral ties

Daily Mail - ‎15 minutes ago‎
ANKARA, May 31 (Reuters) - A proposed German law to label the 1915 mass killings of Armenians a genocide would damage ties between Ankara and Berlin, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, comments that could further inflame his ...
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Family planning and contraceptives not for Muslims, says Turkey's Erdogan (VIDEO)

Malay Mail Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
ISTANBUL, May 30 - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today that family planning and contraception were not for Muslim families, in his latest comments promoting population growth that have angered women's activists.

Eversendai Posts Pre-tax Loss Of RM46.74 Million In Q1

malaysiandigest.com - ‎May 30, 2016‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Eversendai Corporation Bhd recorded a pre-tax loss of RM46.74 million for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2016, down from a pre-tax profit of RM21.18 million in the same quarter a year ago.

TRX City invites contractors for pre-qualification exercise

The Star Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: TRX City Sdn Bhd, the master developer of Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), is inviting contractors to participate in a pre-qualification exercise for the proposed traffic dispersion and improvement to part of Jalan Tun Razak (JTR), as well as ...

Astro records higher first-quarter profit

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Astro will launch the Asean region's first dedicated eSports channel on Astro TV, Astro on the Go and Tribe OTT video platform on June 7. Popular Now in Business.

Skybridge proposed as alternative to aerotrain at KLIA

Free Malaysia Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
The proposal is being discussed by the management of MAHB - the handler of KLIA - before tabling a working paper to the transport ministry.
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No hike in fuel prices for June

Free Malaysia Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
PETALING JAYA: There will be no change in fuel prices for June, Star Online reported. It quoted Petroleum Dealers Association of Malaysia Deputy President Zulkifli Mokti as confirming this.

Ford and SDAC announce festive promotions for Raya

Paul Tan's Automotive News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ford and Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC) have announced a number of promotions to help Ford customers celebrate the upcoming Hari Raya festivities.
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BSA Pays Disgruntled Employees to Rat on 'Pirating' Bosses

TorrentFreak - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The Business Software Alliance, a trade group representing Adobe, Apple and Microsoft, is known to offer cash payments to people who help them find companies that run unlicensed software.
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'Minecraft' Battle Mini Game coming for free to consoles, new snapshot 16W21B released

International Business Times AU - ‎13 hours ago‎
Mojang and Microsoft have been hard at work in creating some new content for the console editions, “Minecraft Xbox One Edition,” “Minecraft PS4 Edition,” “Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition” and “Minecraft PS3 Edition.
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Jing Yi on road to recovery will be ready for Rio, says coach

Malay Mail Online - ‎37 minutes ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 - Rio Olympics bound shuttler Tee Jing Yi who suffered an ankle injury recently claimed her injury was not serious and could still be on the flight to Rio de Janeiro Olympics in Brazil come August.
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Will Malaysia and Timor Leste's strikers turn up in their Asian Cup playoff tie?

Goal.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
Malaysia will face Timor Leste in their Asian Cup playoff, a tie which will probably be decided by the team with the most eager forwards, considering both sides have not scored ... 101 Bootstrap XHR failed:[object XMLHttpRequest].

Chong Wei begins quest to be No. 1 again in Indonesia

The Star Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
PETALING JAYA: Lee Chong Wei has set his sights on becoming the world No. 1 again. The Malaysian will begin his quest at this week's Indonesia Open in Jakarta.

Paperplane Pursuit, Bunkface and Dennis Lau to attend Cannes' Midem

New Straits Times Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Three popular acts have been chosen to represent the country at the Marché International du Disque et de l'Edition Musicale (Midem) in Cannes, France from June 3 to 6. They are pop-rock Paperplane Pursuit and Bunkface; and solo ...
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Baru: People come last for 'me first' elite

Free Malaysia Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sarawak, being rich and vast, her wealth should be harvested and enjoyed by all the people on a more equal footing. baru-bian_sarawak_rakyat_600_1.

Question mark over new cinemas in Kota Baru

Free Malaysia Today - ‎13 hours ago‎
Kelantan willing to approve cinemas if operators follow guidelines, such as having separate seating for women and closing during Ramadan.
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New Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Photos Released

ComingSoon.net - ‎1 hour ago‎
Previews on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage play are set to begin next week, and Pottermore has revealed not only who two of the previously-announced cast members will be playing but new photos of the characters as well!
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Singapore, Indonesia jostle over anti-haze measures

eco-business.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
Jakarta bristles at the city state's summoning of Indonesian businessmen for questioning under its extraterritorial Transboundary Haze Pollution Act.
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FAQs: Worldwide bleaching of coral reefs worries scientists

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Coral reefs around the world look increasingly threatened, with news this week from Australia that perhaps 35 per cent of the northern and central Great Barrier Reef has been destroyed because of coral bleaching.
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Swimmers beware: shark attacks set to rise to record highs around the world

Irish Independent - ‎May 29, 2016‎
'By the late 1980s, shark populations were crashing, and scientists sounded the alarm. The first law protecting sharks was passed in the 1990s in Florida and limited the daily catch to one shark per person' Photo: Depositphotos.
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Sea sponge the size of a minivan discovered in ocean depths off Hawaii

The Guardian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Deep sea scientists exploring the remote waters between Hawaii and Midway atoll have found a gigantic sea sponge “about the size of a minivan” that could be the oldest animal on earth.

Malaysia faces chronic shortage of rehab specialists

The Sun Daily - ‎May 30, 2016‎
KUALA LUMPUR: There are fewer than half of the recommended number of rehabilitation physicians in Malaysia. University Malaya (UM) rehabilitation medicine department head Prof Lydia Abdul Latif said there are only 82 rehab physicians in Malaysia, ...

New milk and oats for healthy heart

The Star Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
Ng (left) and Nestle executive director of sales (Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei) Chew Soi Ping introducing the new Nestle Omega Plus Milk with Oats.
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Tanzania: HIV Prevalence Data Inaccurate - NBS

AllAfrica.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dar es Salaam - The current data used for estimating the national HIV prevalence in Tanzania is inaccurate, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed yesterday.
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