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Huawei CEO: We underestimated impact of US ban

This is the first time that Huawei has quantified the impact of the US action against the company.

Selangor F&B outlets to discourage use of plastic straws from July...

The plastic straws will only be given at the request of the customer for each ordered drink.

Kenyan banned after positive test for rat poison substance

Strychnine is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned list because it is a stimulant.

Canada to ban single-use plastics in 2021

Straws, plastic bags, cutlery, plates and stir sticks will be among the items banned.

Bans alone won’t reduce plastic usage, say groups

Peka and the Malaysia Nature Society say it is important to educate the people on the effects of plastic pollution.

Heavy vehicles banned on highways until Monday

PLUS hopes the move will ease traffic congestion.

CAP calls for complete ban on fireworks, firecrackers

The association says only a ban can end the smuggling, distribution and sale of fireworks and firecrackers.

Ban on disposable plastics at Selangor govt offices from July 1

Executive councillor calls for similar ban on single-use plastic items at businesses, schools, places of worship, and other places.

Weed out corruption in plastic dumping, urges TI-M

Transparency International Malaysia says enforcement efforts to track down those importing plastic waste should not be hindered in any way.

US ban on Huawei unsustainable, says former Sabah CM

Yong Teck Lee contends that the US actions against Huawei are to use the Chinese company as a bargaining chip in the wider trade war.

US eases some restrictions on Huawei to keep networks operating

The temporary ease of trade restrictions is so that Huawei can maintain existing networks and provide software updates to smartphones.

Banning Sabah log exports a misguided move, says Yong

The former chief minister says the local wood processing industry has not benefited from the ban.

Prevent FMD, stop imports of fresh milk from peninsula, says Chong

He says the Sarawak Veterinary Services Department has issued a circular prohibiting such imports but state government is ignoring it.

Has trust between Shafie and police broken down, asks Yong after...

The Sabah Progressive Party president defends the IGP on the presence of Special Branch officers at government functions, including press conferences.

Mbappe slapped with three match ban

Neymar will also be investigated after the Brazil star stuck a fan on the face.

Facebook bans accounts for several far-right figures

The bans show Facebook is taking a firmer hand in enforcing its own service terms regarding harmful speech and misinformation.

Sri Lanka bans Muslim face veil after attacks

The ban comes days after local Islamic clerics urged Muslim women not to cover their faces amid fears of a backlash.

Indian court moves to lift ban on Chinese video app TikTok

TikTok allows users to create and share short videos with special effects and is one of the world's most popular apps.

Trump’s controversial transgender troop ban takes effect

The Pentagon estimates that 9,000 people who identify as transgender are currently serving in the military, out of a total of 1.3 million active-duty personnel.

Will New York be the next city to ban fur?

Fashion labels have also been abandoning the use of fur in droves recently.

Saudi ban on Boeing MAX flights to continue for near future

Saudi budget carrier flyadeal has said it is waiting until investigations into the two crashes are completed before coming to a decision.

Quebec to ban public workers from wearing religious symbols

Critics say the controversial move targets Muslim women who wear hijabs or other head coverings.

PAS MP reprimands Hannah Yeoh for giving RM20,000 to SIS

Siti Zailah says deputy minister should not have given any aid to Sisters in Islam as it will ‘confuse’ Muslim women and as SIS’s activities are ‘contrary’ to Islam.

India bans online game PUBG

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is the most popular smartphone game in the world, with enthusiasts from the US to Russia to Malaysia.