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Ardern steps up fight against extremist online content

Total of NZ$17 million to be invested over 4 years to fight extremist content.

Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh after new revelations

Donald Trump believes Brett Kavanaugh should sue people for publishing lies about him.

Sabah needs at least 40 new stations, says state fire chief

This is to improve Sabah’s response time, which is far off from the desired national response time of below 10 minutes.

Mahathir: Umno members joining PPBM cannot contest for posts initially

The PPBM chairman does not reject the idea of PPBM becoming the new Umno, but insists it must be corruption free.

Hamilton likes the look of Formula One’s future cars

The sleek and aggressive cars feature bigger wheels with a more integrated halo head-protection system and simpler front and rear wings.

Chinese government’s top diplomat in Pakistan to meet new government

Wang will hold "delegation-level talks" with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

Cambodia to form new govt after election that opposition calls ‘farce’

King Norodom Sihamoni will invite all of parliament's new members-elect to a meeting to be held within 60 days of the July 29 vote.

Rethink move for new national car, please

Don’t let another generation of Malaysians undergo the ordeal of overpriced cars of hopeless quality.

New judge to hear Najib’s case

It is learned that judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali, from the commercial court, will replace Mohd Sofian Abd Razak at the Criminal High Court 3.

Macklemore shares psychedelic video for ‘How to Play the Flute’

As the video opens, Macklemore is hypnotised by King Draino on a park bench

Trump’s latest US$200 billion China tariffs target consumers

The US Trade Representative released a new round of proposed tariffs on Chinese goods, listing 200 pages of items with a value of US$200 billion.

Handing over ministerial duties is mature politics, says Tok Pa

Mustapa Mohamed becomes third ex-BN minister to officially hand over ministerial duties to the new Pakatan Harapan ministers.

Malaysian state-linked media left scrambling after polls upset

They have wasted no time in switching their support to the new government.

Shafie to name state Cabinet members

The focus is on who Shafie Apdal will appoint to take over from Masidi Manjun as the face of Sabah’s tourism industry.

Back from therapy, Kanye announces two albums

Kanye West, the once-omnipresent rap superstar who vanished a year and a half ago amid a purported mental breakdown, on Thursday re-emerged to announce not one but two albums.

Trump proposes $100 billion more in new tariffs on China

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had instructed U.S. trade officials to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on China, fueling an already heated trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.

Singapore Airlines investing US$350 million to equip 787-10s

Singapore Airlines is the world's first to receive the largest version of the Dreamliner jet family in North Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday and is the biggest customer for the type.

Esports: NBA leaps on esports bandwagon with new league

The inexorable advance of esports will break new ground next month when the NBA becomes the first American professional sports organisation to operate an esports league.

Pro-Trump TV pundit Kudlow ascends to the White House

The White House on Wednesday confirmed media reports that Kudlow would replace Gary Cohn, the former Goldman Sachs president who stepped down last week as Trump's top economic advisor following an internal battle over trade tariffs.

Kobe Steel names new CEO after fake data scandal

The firm said its board had appointed Mitsugu Yamaguchi, currently Kobe Steel's executive vice president, to the top role left empty after Hiroya Kawasaki stepped down on Tuesday.

Rehire experienced ex-staff, Nufam tells Malaysia Airlines

The National Union of Flight Attendants Malaysia says this will also reduce cost of training new workers.

Nonsense, says Indian Muslim body to closing mamak shops at midnight

The Malaysian Indian Muslim Congress says 24-hour eateries not only provide food but also other services, such as helping prevent khalwat and being a place for students to discuss assignments.

Khazanah appoints 2 deputy MDs

Ahmad Zulqarnain, Tengku Azmil to assume new positions effective Jan 1, 2018.

Top-level diplomat to be new Chinese envoy to Malaysia

Observers say this indicates importance China is giving to ties with Malaysia following increased investments and trade.