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July 1, 2018 2:45 PM More Syrians leave Lebanon for home

MASNAA: Several dozen Syrian refugees left Lebanon for neighbouring Syria on Sunday as part of returns coordinated between both countries, an AFP reporter and authorities said. A total of 42 Syrians returned voluntarily from Lebanon through the Masnaa crossing to areas in Syria, Lebanese authorities said. A Lebanese coordinator said they were headed 22

June 30, 2018 2:30 AM Mattis in Asia, fixing Trump-rattled relationships one by one

WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis spent four days in East Asia trying to keep on the rails key relationships — two friends, one adversarial — that his boss President Donald Trump has thrown into confusion. It's now a familiar role for the Pentagon chief, not just in Asia but across Europe and the Middle East. With Trump disrupting one relationship 50

June 19, 2018 2:12 PM Pentagon to set up ‘Space Force’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the creation of a sixth branch of the military to focus on space, a move critics said could harm the Air Force. "It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. We must have American dominance in space," Trump said before a meeting of his National Space Council. "We are going 35

June 13, 2018 6:22 AM Create a logo for National Day, Malaysia Day 2018

PUTRAJAYA: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry is inviting the public to create a logo that can be used for this year's National Day and Malaysia Day celebrations. It said in a statement that they could send the logo, created on the theme of 'Sayangi Malaysiaku' (Love My Malaysia), to the Merdeka 360 Facebook account or the malaysiamerdeka 25

June 12, 2018 4:45 AM National Affordable Housing Council to begin work on August

PUTRAJAYA: The National Affordable Housing Council is expected to begin its work by August once papers regarding its setting up are finalised by the Cabinet next month, said Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (pix). The council, she said is part of Pakatan Harapan's manifesto which will be tasked to monitor the construction 12

June 12, 2018 3:31 AM Build national car for M’sian market first, says Tun M

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said Malaysia is looking to Japan in creating another national car project for the Malaysian market. "We want just to build a car first for the Malaysian market, and then for the world market," he told Japan's Nikkei Asian Review. "We are also looking to Japan for some cooperation at initial stages 21

May 31, 2018 7:15 AM Evacuations urged in Hawaii as lava flow advances

LOS ANGELES: Authorities urged people in Hawaii Wednesday to evacuate an area at risk of being cut off by a flood of lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano. "Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that lava from several fissures continues to advance toward the Kapoho area," a Civil Defence message said, referencing an area that was devastated during a 1960 eruption 39

May 14, 2018 12:05 PM Dismissal of Turkey academics creating 'climate of fear': HRW

ISTANBUL: Human Rights Watch on Monday said the dismissal of thousands of academics by the Turkish government after the 2016 failed coup was undermining academic freedoms and creating a 'climate of fear' on campus. "The Turkish government's crackdown is targeting academics and damaging its universities," said Hugh Williamson, Europe and Central Asia director 60

May 10, 2018 10:01 AM S'gor palace dismisses fake news over appointment of new PM

SHAH ALAM: The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, today expressed disappointment over a viral social media message that he had attempted to influence the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the appointment of the new prime minister following yesterday's general election. The Ruler would like to remind the people not to easily believe fake news on the Internet 119

May 7, 2018 1:49 PM Tan Chong to build RM500m automotive hub in Bagan Datuk

PETALING JAYA: Tan Chong Motor Holdings Bhd will set up an automotive hub in Bagan Datuk, Perak, with an estimated long-term investment cost of RM500 million. The group told Bursa Malaysia today that the Tan Chong Automotive & Commercial Vehicle Hub is a strategic business plan that demonstrates its commitment towards Malaysia’s industrialisation and economic 59