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China’s Xi rejects ‘westernisation’ in show of faith for self-reliance

CHINA’S successful development shows there is another way to modernise, President Xi Jinping said, rejecting any need to “westernise” and…

1 year ago

UAE names oil chief Al Jaber as COP28 climate president

The United Arab Emirates has named Sultan al Jaber, head of the national oil company, as president for the COP28…

1 year ago

UMNO Election: Ahmad Zahid ready to face challengers

PUTRAJAYA – UMNO president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (picture) said he is open to being challenged by anyone who aspires…

1 year ago

UMNO Supreme Council members were free to air views in Wednesday’s meeting – Ahmad Maslan

UMNO president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi had given ample opportunities for the party Supreme Council members to air their…

2 years ago

Lula narrowly wins Brazil’s presidency in stunning comeback

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (picture) won election as Brazil’s president in a dramatic comeback for the left-wing politician who was…

2 years ago

Socso chief executive elected as 17th president of international body

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) chief executive Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed has been elected as the 17th…

2 years ago

In first return to Washington, Trump hints at 2024 White House run

DONALD Trump returned to Washington on Tuesday for the first time since leaving the White House 18 months ago, delivering…

2 years ago

Biden becomes a patient and a White House symbol in Covid fight

US PRESIDENT Joe Biden’s bout with Covid-19 shows the evolution of the nation’s fight against the pandemic, White House officials…

2 years ago

Six-time PM Wickremesinghe elected Sri Lanka president

SIX-time prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was elected as crisis-wracked Sri Lanka's new president by the country's parliament Wednesday, with the…

2 years ago

Sri Lanka declares emergency, and we look at key figures in President Rajapaksa’s clan

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Crisis-hit Sri Lanka declared an indefinite nationwide state of emergency on Wednesday, hours after President Gotabaya…

2 years ago

Sri Lanka president hits airport standoff in escape attempt

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka's embattled president was stuck in his own country Tuesday in a humiliating standoff with…

2 years ago

Ferdinand Marcos Jr proclaimed next Philippine president

FERDINAND Marcos Jr was Wednesday proclaimed the next Philippine president after a landslide win that rights groups and religious leaders…

2 years ago

UAE’s ailing President Sheikh Khalifa dies aged 73

ABU DHABI – The United Arab Emirates' President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan died aged 73 on Friday, state media said,…

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