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Kim Kardashian pays US$1.26m for unlawful crypto promo

WASHINGTON – US reality star Kim Kardashian has agreed to pay a US$1.26 million (RM5.57 million) fine after unlawfully pushing…

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OPEC output rose last month after Libya recovery, symbolic hike

OPEC production rose last month after a recovery in crisis-torn Libya and a symbolic increase pledged by other members. The…

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Credit Suisse market turmoil deepens after CEO memo backfires

CREDIT Suisse Group AG was plunged into fresh market turmoil after Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Koerner’s attempts to reassure employees…

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ADB plans RM62.4b in funding to ease food crisis in Asia

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to provide at least US$14 billion (RM62.39 billion) in funding through 2025 to ease…

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Hong Kong-Los Angeles business class fares hit RM58,000 in rush to fly

TRAVEL to and from Hong Kong is easier now that hotel quarantine has ended. It is also more expensive. Much…

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Top-gaining Asia stock with 1,650% jump is Indonesian miner

The company reported a 491% jump in first-half net income in August due to higher average selling prices and a…

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UK drops tax cut for top earners in budget U-turn

LONDON – Britain on Monday scrapped plans to axe its top income tax rate just 10 days after a debt-driven…

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Afghanistan classroom bombing death toll jumps to 43: UN

KABUL – The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on an education centre in the Afghan capital last week…

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India has a US$1.2t plan to snatch factories from China

IN India, half of all infrastructure projects are delayed, and one in four run over their estimated budget. Prime Minister…

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The best places to visit in Japan before swarms of tourists arrive

AFTER almost three years of Covid-induced border closures, Japan is finally opening up to vaccinated tourists from most countries, with…

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Oil jumps as OPEC+ mulls biggest production cut since pandemic

OIL surged in early Asian trading after delegates said OPEC+ was considering cutting output by more than 1 million barrels…

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Police under fire after 125 killed in Indonesia stadium stampede

MALANG – Indonesian police came under mounting criticism Sunday after 125 people died in a stampede at a football stadium where…

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At least 127 dead after riot at Indonesia football match

MALANG – At least 127 people died at a football stadium in Indonesia when fans invaded the pitch and police responded…

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