Arkib Harian: May 24, 2024

In Mexico, a wave of political murders eats away at democracy

In Mexico a wave of political murders eats away at

ACAPULCO, Mexico (Reuters) – Guarded by more than a dozen police officers equipped with semi-automatic rifles and donning a helmet and bulletproof vest, Ramiro Solorio looks more like he is leading an armed raid than running for local political office. But in parts of Mexico, where scores of local political …

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Explain May 16 fiasco even after U-turn on 40% revenue rights review, ex-CM tells Sabah govt

Explain May 16 fiasco even after U turn on 40 revenue

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government must still explain the fiasco on May 16 despite withdrawing its legal challenge to a judicial review bid on the state’s rights to 40% revenue, says a former chief minister. Datuk Seri Yong Teck Lee said there was a need for answers over the Court …

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Motorsport: Motor racing-Hamilton says a podium is less likely than learning Italian

Motorsport Motor racing Hamilton says a podium is less likely than

MONACO (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton reckons his chances of standing on the podium with Mercedes this season are looking less likely than him learning Italian before moving to Ferrari next year. Formula One’s most successful driver and seven times world champion, who has spoken about dealing with dyslexia, has not …

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Northport welcomes largest-ever container vessel to its terminal

Northport welcomes largest ever container vessel to its terminal

PETALING JAYA: Northport (M) Bhd, part of MMC Group, welcomed MV OOCL Japan on May 20, the largest vessel to berth at its facilities. MV OOCL Japan, owned by Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) Limited, has a capacity of 21,413 TEUs, breaking Northport’s previous record set by Eugen Maersk in …

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Explainer-Will South Africa have a new government or president after election?

Explainer Will South Africa have a new government or president after

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africans vote in national and provincial elections on May 29 with opinion polls suggesting the governing African National Congress will lose its majority for the first time in the democratic era, while remaining the largest party. Under South Africa’s constitution, voters elect 400 members of the …

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Digital connectivity in rural S’wak set to improve with signing of six-way MOCN deal

Digital connectivity in rural Swak set to improve with signing

KUCHING: Digital connectivity in rural Sarawak is set to improve through the provision of multi-operator core network (MOCN) services, says state Utility and Telecommunication Minister Datuk Seri Julaihi Narawi. This comes after Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation Bhd (SDEC) entered agreements with four mobile network operators to provide MOCN services for …

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Support reintegration of ex-prisoners into workforce to prevent recidivism, says Ramanan

Support reintegration of ex prisoners into workforce to prevent recidivism says

SUNGAI BULOH: Every organisation in the country is urged to offer former prisoners a second chance to reintegrate into the workforce with the goal of preventing recidivism, says Datuk R. Ramanan. The Deputy Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister, who is also the MP for Sungai Buloh, said the reincarceration of …

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Etiqa publishes 2023 UN PSI report, demonstrating commitment to sustainability

Etiqa publishes 2023 UN PSI report demonstrating commitment to sustainability

KUALA LUMPUR: Etiqa, Malaysia’s first and only insurer to adopt the United Nations’ Principle for Sustainable Insurance (UN PSI), has outlined four key achievements in its sustainability progress report for 2023. These include commitments to refrain from insuring any new coal-fired power plants in Malaysia, enhancing the lives of 900,000 …

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Anwar calls for more empathy, open dialogue between faiths

Anwar calls for more empathy open dialogue between faiths

TOKYO: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Friday (May 24) called for heightened empathy and open dialogue between people of different faiths and backgrounds as he addressed the growing threats of obscurantism, bigotry and intolerance that threaten to divide societies and undermine peace. In his commemorative speech honouring the late Professor …

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Other Sports: Olympics-From firewood to barbells, no burden is too heavy for India’s Mirabai

Other Sports Olympics From firewood to barbells no burden is too

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Mirabai Chanu believes she will need to lift at least four times her current weight of 50kgs to stand a chance of winning a second Olympic medal at Paris 2024 and she will have to do it with a battered body after a disrupted buildup. Yet …

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