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Myanmar's biggest cities hit by brief power outages | New Straits Times

YANGON: A power blackout briefly hit Myanmar's main urban centres and far-flung towns on Friday, including commercial hub Yangon and parts of the capital Naypyidaw, authorities and AFP correspondents said.

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‘Civil war may worsen in Myanmar’

UN’s human rights chief: Myanmar is facing the alarming prospect of an escalating civil war as an uprising against the military junta widens.

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Nike cuts sales forecast, citing worsening supply chain woes | Malay Mail

Nike cuts sales forecast, citing worsening supply chain woes | Malay Mail

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US judge orders Facebook to release anti-Rohingya content for genocide case | New Straits Times

NSTworld Facebook had resisted releasing the information on the grounds of US privacy law. Facebook Rohingya Genocide US

23/9/2021 4:58:00 PM

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UN: Myanmar faces 'alarming' risk of escalating civil war | New Straits Times

NSTworld Myanmar is facing the alarming prospect of an escalating civil war as an uprising against the military junta widens, the UN's human rights chief warned

23/9/2021 3:28:00 PM

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Australian adviser to Myanmar’s Suu Kyi appears in junta court | Malay Mail

Australian adviser to Myanmar’s Suu Kyi appears in junta court | Malay Mail

23/9/2021 12:54:00 PM

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Penasihat Suu Kyi muncul di mahkamah - Utusan Digital

Penasihat Suu Kyi muncul di mahkamah

23/9/2021 12:32:00 PM

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Australian adviser to Myanmar's Suu Kyi appears in junta court | New Straits Times

YANGON: An Australian adviser to Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in a junta court to face immigration and official secrets charges, a lawyer involved in the case said Thursday.

He forgot the ROHINGYA.....

23/9/2021 12:17:00 PM

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World powers agree at UN on inclusive Afghan government | New Straits Times

NSTworld The five permanent UN Security Council members found common ground on Afghanistan with officials saying all the powers would press the Taliban to be more inclusive after their military takeover. UNSC

23/9/2021 9:34:00 AM

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Sabah eyes inter-district travel after hitting 70pc adult vaccination rate | New Straits Times

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will be implementing the six zoning system in the state after the adult population vaccination rate has reached 60 per cent.

23/9/2021 9:26:00 AM

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Watch: Asensio bags hat-trick as Real Madrid hit Mallorca for six | New Straits Times

NSTsports Marco Asensio scored his first hat-trick for RealMadrid against Mallorca, his boyhood club, as Madrid cruised to a 6-1 win to go top of LaLiga.

23/9/2021 3:40:00 AM

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Thousands flee Myanmar town after clashes with junta troops | New Straits Times

YANGON: Thousands have fled a town in west Myanmar after days of fighting between anti-junta dissidents and the military, during which soldiers bombed civilian homes, residents and local media said Wednesday.

22/9/2021 4:17:00 PM

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Australia perlu dekati Brunei berkenaan Aukus, kata Hishammuddin | The Malaysian Insight

Australia perlu dekati Brunei berkenaan Aukus, kata Hishammuddin

22/9/2021 9:41:00 AM

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Brazil's health minister tests positive for Covid-19 at UN gathering | New Straits Times

BRASILIA: Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga tested positive for Covid-19 Tuesday after attending the UN General Assembly in New York that was inaugurated by his president, Jair Bolsonaro, according to an official statement.

22/9/2021 7:39:00 AM

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Xi tells UN China will stop funding coal projects overseas | New Straits Times

NSTworld China will stop funding coal projects overseas, President XiJinping said, ending a major source of support for a dirty energy contributing to climatechange. UNGA76

22/9/2021 7:01:00 AM

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Turkey to ratify Paris climate agreement, Erdogan tells UN | New Straits Times

NSTworld President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Turkey was ready to finally ratify the ParisAgreement on climatechange. UNGA76

22/9/2021 6:14:00 AM

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Taliban ask to address UN General Assembly, names new envoy | New Straits Times

NSTworld The Taliban's new foreign minister has asked to address world leaders at this week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, a UN spokesman said. UNGA76 Afghanistan

22/9/2021 5:31:00 AM

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New Sabah cluster counts boy aged 2 as index case | New Straits Times

KOTA KINABALU: A new community cluster in Ranau, dubbed the Lungkidau cluster, has a 2-year-old boy as its index case.

21/9/2021 6:14:00 PM

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At UN, Biden will try to move past Afghanistan with climate, China focus | Malay Mail

At UN, Biden will try to move past Afghanistan with climate, China focus | Malay Mail

21/9/2021 4:21:00 PM

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi goes on trial for incitement, pleads not guilty | New Straits Times

YANGON: Myanmar's junta has put ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on trial for incitement, her lawyer said Tuesday, the latest in a list of charges that could see her jailed for decades.

21/9/2021 3:27:00 PM

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Aung San Suu Kyi berdepan dakwaan menghasut - Utusan Digital

Aung San Suu Kyi berdepan dakwaan menghasut

21/9/2021 1:00:00 PM

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15,759 new cases today | New Straits Times

NSTnation Sarawak remained the state with the most number of cases at 3,732 followed by Johor at 1,959 and Selangor at 1,934. Covid19 Coronavirus Infections Sarawak

21/9/2021 11:18:00 AM

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Myanmar shutdown marks grim year for web freedom | New Straits Times

PARIS: Internet users in a record number of countries have faced arrest and physical attacks for their posts over the past year, a report said on Tuesday, painting a grim picture of digital freedoms in 2021.

21/9/2021 9:37:00 AM

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Undi 18 will happen this year, says law minister | New Straits Times

NSTnation The much-anticipated Undi18 will be implemented latest by Dec 31 this year, in line with the Kuching High Court decision on Sept 3 last year, said Minister in Prime Minister's Department (Parliament and Law).

21/9/2021 7:53:00 AM

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'Hotel Rwanda' hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges | New Straits Times

NSTworld 'Hotel Rwanda' hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges

21/9/2021 3:36:00 AM

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Be cautious and heed the new normal in Langkawi | New Straits Times

NSTletters Instead of continuing with business as usual, safety and health have become even more paramount under the newnormal.

20/9/2021 7:48:00 PM

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi has 'no comment' on call for war against junta | New Straits Times

YANGON: Toppled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has 'no comment' on a declaration of war against the junta by a shadow government dominated by lawmakers from her party, her lawyer said Monday.

20/9/2021 5:02:00 PM

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411 suicide cases between March 2020 and August this year | New Straits Times

KUALA LUMPUR: There were 411 suicide cases reported between March last year and August this year since Covid-19 hit the country.

20/9/2021 4:08:00 PM

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Looking for better performance from new administration | New Straits Times

We had the BN, PH, PN and now a government with no specific identity. God has given us the privilege in evaluating each of them and let that be a lesson to us.

20/9/2021 12:50:00 PM

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Dr M calls for review of AG's powers [NSTTV] | New Straits Times

NSTnation 'The AG doesn't only formulate the law but he also gets to judge and classify a case as having no merit and therefore, the case can be quickly dropped. Read here:

20/9/2021 11:21:00 AM

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Deepak fails in appeal to file suit against Najib and two others | New Straits Times

NSTnation The suit which was filed by Deepak together with his company Carpet Raya Sdn Bhd and his brother Rajesh Jaiksihan was overtax arrears imposed on them for being proxies to the couple. NajibRazak RosmahMansor HighCourt

20/9/2021 10:10:00 AM

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Dr M calls for review of AG's powers | New Straits Times

NSTnation The Attorney-General (AG) and the powers that come with the position need to be reviewed to prevent injustices and ensure fairness, former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told the Dewan Rakyat today.

20/9/2021 9:05:00 AM

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Ronaldo scores before Lingard grabs winner against West Ham | New Straits Times

LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal in three matches since his return to Manchester United on Sunday before Jesse Lingard grabbed a late winner on his return to West Ham in a 2-1 win.

19/9/2021 6:37:00 PM

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New SOPs for the fully vaccinated at Sabah non-Muslim houses of worship | New Straits Times

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government has updated the standard operating procedures (SOP) for non-Muslim houses of worship which will come into effect tomorrow (Sept 20).

19/9/2021 5:55:00 PM

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GOF nab 3 Myanmar illegal immigrants hiding in bush in Sg Golok | New Straits Times

NSTnation Three Myanmar men planned to return to their home country by crossing the Golok river on a boat last night.

17/9/2021 4:47:00 PM

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Myanmar junta to put Suu Kyi on trial for corruption | New Straits Times

NSTworld Myanmar's junta will put ousted leader AungSanSuuKyi on trial for corruption, her lawyer said, adding to a raft of ongoing cases that could see her jailed for decades.

Muhammad Qasim berkata, 'Saya belum diperlihatkan siapa Mahdi AS dalam mimpi saya. Saya bukan Mahdi dan saya tidak mahu. Saya sama seperti orang lain. Harapan dan kepercayaan saya hanya kepada Allah SWT.' Ramai muslim memanggilnya sebagai Imam Al-Mahdi!

17/9/2021 12:05:00 PM

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Businessman, wife charged with operating illegal gambling den | New Straits Times

NSTnation A businessman and his wife were today charged with five counts of operating an illegal gambling den at their home, two months ago.

17/9/2021 9:48:00 AM

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Man who ran amok nabbed after 12 hours | New Straits Times

NSTnation A man, believed to be high on drugs, was detained by police this morning after he ran amok with two sharp weapons in his hands in an incident at the Jalan Bukit Gambir main road.

16/9/2021 6:03:00 PM

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Covid-19: Slight drop to 18,815 new cases today [NSTTV] | New Straits Times

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia recorded 18,815 new Covid-19 positive cases as of 12pm today, raising the national tally to 2,049,750 infections since the pandemic struck the country last year.

16/9/2021 2:15:00 PM

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Australia to get nuclear subs in new US, British partnership | New Straits Times

NSTworld The United States announced a new alliance with Australia and Britain to strengthen military capabilities in the face of a rising China, with Canberra to get a nuclear submarine fleet and American cruise missiles.

16/9/2021 12:19:00 PM

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Time for local entrepreneurs to look beyond local shores | New Straits Times

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian entrepreneurs must look beyond local shores and scale up their businesses by stepping out to start franchising, even to the international level.

16/9/2021 9:21:00 AM

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Malaysia producing cholera vaccine, clinical trial by year-end | New Straits Times

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s cholera vaccine production is set to enter its clinical trial phase by the end of this year, said Science, Technology, and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.

16/9/2021 9:19:00 AM

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Time to fulfil Sabah's rights in MA63 | New Straits Times

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah's rights enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) must be fulfilled now that Umno is back in power.

16/9/2021 7:47:00 AM

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Dewan Rakyat sitting held in new political spirit | New Straits Times

NSTnation The Dewan Rakyat sitting that commenced this week was held in a new political spirit with the signing of a MoU on Political Stability and Transformation between the government and Pakatan Harapan. dewanrakyat parliament

16/9/2021 4:35:00 AM

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19,495 new Covid-19 cases as of noon today [NSTTV] | New Straits Times

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has recorded 19,495 new Covid-19 cases as of noon today, taking the nation's toll to 2,030,935 since the pandemic struck last year.

15/9/2021 12:48:00 PM

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi back in court after health no-show | New Straits Times

YANGON: Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi returned to court Tuesday to face charges of incitement and flouting Covid restrictions, her lawyer said, a day after failing to appear on health grounds.

14/9/2021 12:31:00 PM

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi returns to court but still ‘somewhat dizzy’ | Malay Mail

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi returns to court but still ‘somewhat dizzy’ | Malay Mail

14/9/2021 11:16:00 AM

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Health Ministry: More than 50pc have completed their vaccinations | New Straits Times

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 66 per cent of the total population, representing around 21.57 mil individuals in the country have been inoculated with one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

14/9/2021 7:10:00 AM

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Suu Kyi dizzy and drowsy, skips court appearance

Suu Kyi dizzy and drowsy, skips court appearance

13/9/2021 12:18:00 PM

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Special SOP to ensure smooth Parliamentary sitting - Health DG | New Straits Times

NSTnation 'In addition, during the parliamentary session, all attendees in the Parliament building must undergo a self-test to detect Covid19 infection as prescribed by the Parliament.' - DGHisham Coronavirus DewanRakyat

13/9/2021 4:52:00 AM

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