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May 30, 2018 12:21 PM Portuguese parliament rejects euthanasia bill

LISBON: Portugal's parliament has rejected a bill seeking to legalise voluntary euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide after a tight vote in the Catholic-majority country. A text proposed by the governing Socialist Party, which sought to set "special conditions" under which euthanasia would be permitted — such as for patients in extreme suffering or with an incurable 7

April 30, 2018 7:57 AM Australia scientist, 104, heads to Switzerland for assisted dying

SYDNEY: Australia's oldest scientist, who caused a stir when his university tried to vacate his office aged 102, will fly to Switzerland in early May to end his life, reigniting a national euthanasia debate. David Goodall, who is now 104, does not have a terminal illness but his quality of life has deteriorated and he has secured a fast-track appointment 17

April 10, 2018 1:42 PM Syria invites global watchdog to Douma to probe chemical claims

DAMASCUS: Syria's government has invited the global chemical watchdog to visit the rebel-held town where an alleged toxic gas attack killed dozens at the weekend, state media said Tuesday. Syria has denied accusations it unleashed a gas attack on the town of Douma, the last opposition town in the battered enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus 21

April 10, 2018 8:50 AM In Johor, Pakatan denies ripping off BN in manifesto

Johor PH leaders (from left) Johor PKR deputy chairman Jimmy Phua Wee Tse, Johor DAP deputy chairman Dr S. Ramakrishnan, Johor Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) deputy chairman Dzulkefly Ahmad and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) representative Dr Hashim Yusoff hold the Johor PH pledges as part of the state’s manifesto in Johor Baru today. — Picture 7

March 29, 2018 5:21 AM Najib tells investors Pakatan manifesto will weaken economy

KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 ― Datuk Seri Najib Razak today criticised Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) election manifesto before a crowd of international investors and envoys as he called for continued support for his administration. Addressing the InvestKL 2018 ministerial event here, Najib said PH’s policy proposals under could jeopardise the economy, citing the criticism 8

March 28, 2018 11:53 AM PM must rebutt points raised on EC proposals

TO be believed that he did not influence the Election Commission in their delineation exercise, it is incumbent on Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to provide to Bersih and the opposition a point by point rebuttal to their points on the plain unconstitutionality of some of the EC proposals. Instead, he is tabling the EC proposal despite challenges in court 9

March 28, 2018 9:52 AM Indian billionaire proposes funding Facebook rival

Anand Mahindra sparked a flurry of brainstorming as Facebook reels from a scandal over the misuse of its user data. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, March 28 — An Indian billionaire who promised to help fund a rival to Facebook said today he had been “overwhelmed” with the response as the world grapples with concerns about data privacy. Anand Mahindra, whose 17

March 16, 2018 2:50 PM US opposes taxes on big tech firms

EU officials have drafted the proposed digital tax that would hit US tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google amid accusations they divert European earnings to low-tax countries. ― Reuters picWASHINGTON, March 16 — The United States said today it “firmly opposes” any new tax aimed at big technology firms, in a sharp challenge to a European proposal 13

March 9, 2018 1:46 PM UMW offers RM918.5m to boost stake in Perodua

In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, UMW said, it had made a conditional offer to buy a 50.07 per cent stake in MBM Resources Bhd (MBMR) from Med-Bumikar Mara Sdn Bhd and its unit Central Shore Sdn Bhd for RM501.0 million. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — UMW Holdings Bhd plans to boost its strategic stake in Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) 16

March 4, 2018 11:59 AM Italian voters share concerns in unpredictable ballot

ROME: From economic uncertainty to frustration with corruption, Italians voting in Sunday's general election share their concerns as the country faces an unpredictable political future. "I think and hope that Italians will switch their brains on... and start thinking not just about right now but put things into perspective." "We have to find our place 14