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North Korean man in Malaysia challenges US extradition bid

North Korean man in Malaysia challenges US extradition bid

A North Korean man launched a legal challenge Friday against a US bid to extradite him from Malaysia over allegations he supplied goods to his country in breach of sanctions.

Seven dead, dozens infected after 'superspreader' wedding in rural US

Seven dead, dozens infected after 'superspreader' wedding in rural US

The nuptials in early August were attended by 65 people, breaking the official limit of 50 allowed at a gathering.

Malaysia's battle against plastic waste spans beaches and city shops

Malaysia's battle against plastic waste spans beaches and city shops

Every weekend, a team of volunteers comb the coastline of the Malaysian resort of Tioman to collect plastic trash that washes up on the white-sand beaches of the island lapped by the South China Sea.

Why is Singapore's COVID-19 death rate the world's lowest

Why is Singapore's COVID-19 death rate the world's lowest

Singapore has so far recorded 27 deaths, among the more than 57,000 people who have been infected with COVID-19.

Maybank eyes to disburse RM4-5 bln loans via SME Digital Financing in 3 years

Maybank eyes to disburse RM4-5 bln loans via SME Digital Financing in 3 years

Maybank SME Digital Financing is the first in the market to offer an end-to-end digital experience.

Workers remain in dire straits despite salary increase last year - MTUC

Workers remain in dire straits despite salary increase last year - MTUC

The 4.4 per cent hike in salary and wages in 2019 merely represented an average increase of RM137 in monthly salary and wage.

JobsMalaysia, MyFutureJobs portals to be integrated

JobsMalaysia, MyFutureJobs portals to be integrated

Employment online portals JobsMalaysia and MyfutureJobs will be merged to facilitate public in applying for jobs, said Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M.Saravanan.

Special portfolio proof of federal govt's commitment on MA63 - Annuar Musa

Special portfolio proof of federal govt's commitment on MA63 - Annuar Musa

The establishment of the Sabah and Sarawak Affairs portfolio by the federal government is a testament to its commitment in protecting the rights of Sabah and Sarawak.

Japan, Malaysia sign bilateral swap arrangement

Japan, Malaysia sign bilateral swap arrangement

The Bank of Japan, acting as agent of the Minister of Finance of Japan, and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) have signed the second Bilateral Swap Arrangement (BSA) that provides up to US$3 billion.

Japan's 'Suganomics' will target quick wins, not grand visions

Japan's 'Suganomics' will target quick wins, not grand visions

Japan's new prime minister will pursue economic structural reforms through a mixed bag of policies that target specific industries.

Mitra the robot helps COVID patients in India speak to loved ones

Mitra the robot helps COVID patients in India speak to loved ones

A tablet attached to Mitra's chest allows patients to see loved ones, as well as medical staff unable to access the wards.

Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

White House Chief of Staff said, President Trump would not physically attend the General Assembly's 75th session, due to the health crisis.

Trump campaign denies Guardian report the president assaulted a woman in 1997

Trump campaign denies Guardian report the president assaulted a woman in 1997

The president's re-election campaign on Thursday said the allegations were not true.

Sabah needs a govt capable of doing more for people - Muhyiddin

Sabah needs a govt capable of doing more for people - Muhyiddin

Muhyiddin said Sabah needs a state government that is capable of helping to ease the peoples burden in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Race to rescue animals as Brazilian wetlands burn

Race to rescue animals as Brazilian wetlands burn

The state park, Encontro das Aguas, is known for having the largest jaguar population on Earth.