Tag Archives: Malaysia

19Oct/17

Congo controversially elected to U.N right council, despite abuse record

Critics of President Joseph Kabila’s government are challenging the election of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the 47-member Geneva-based council. The country – beset by renewed political and militia violence since Kabila refused to step down in December – won 151 votes. US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley said Congo’s election harmed the credibility of the body.
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08Oct/17

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA (OCTOBER 8, 2017) (BRIDGESTONE WORLD SOLAR CHALLENGE) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday (October 8) with nearly 40 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. Continue reading

08Oct/17

Hamilton on verge of fourth Formula One title

SUZUKA, JAPAN (OCTOBER 8, 2017) (FOM) – Lewis Hamilton was within reach of his fourth Formula One title on Sunday (October 8) after winning the Japanese Grand Prix for Mercedes while Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel suffered engine problems and failed to finish. Continue reading

02Oct/17

Women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam plead not guilty

Two women, accused of murdering North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother, plead not guilty as their case begins at a court in Malaysia. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading

12May/17

Study finds sea salt is contaminated with microplastics

Plastic waste we’ve been throwing in the ocean is now coming back to us via the food we eat.
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16Apr/17

China’s Alibaba to build cyber Silk Road by creating global e-commerce platforms

China Central Television (CCTV) – China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has been developing cross-border e-commerce platforms in countries along the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road, promoting the idea of building a “cyber Silk Road”.
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21Feb/17

Malaysia says cause of death still unknown in killing of North Korean

Malaysian authorities say they have yet to determine a cause of death in the killing of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, and have yet to confirm the identity as no next of kin has come forward.

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28Jan/17

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez protest at JFK

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez join protesters at JFK airport to show their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding immigration.
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16Nov/16

New era for Global trade gets underway at APEC

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Lima from November 19-20 will take place just two weeks after the election of Donald Trump affirming his protectionist trade policies, and killing off any chance for a U.S. pivot to Asia through TPP. One expert says the result will be a heightened profile for Asia in Latin America.

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02Nov/16

Australian MH370 report says plane in ‘increasing rate of descent’ when it vanished

A new report into missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 says that additional analysis of satellite communications from the aircraft was consistent with it being in a “high and increasing rate of descent” when it vanished.
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