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Trump defiant on trade, vows to put 'America First'

President Donald Trump gave a spirited airing of his "America First" doctrine in a speech to Asia-Pacific leaders on Friday, vowing his country will "no longer tolerate" unfair trade, closed markets and intellectual property theft, as he seeks to rewrite the rules of global commerce.


Duterte says he once stabbed a person to death

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he stabbed a person to death as a teenager, in a defiant speech to promote his drug war ahead of a summit of world leaders in Manila.


Trump and Xi to set out competing trade visions at APEC

The leaders of the the US and China, the world's two largest economies, are expected to lay out competing visions for the future of global trade Friday in closely watched speeches to Asia-Pacific leaders gathered in Vietnam.


Trump urges Xi to work 'hard' and fast on Pyongyang

Donald Trump urged Chinese leader Xi Jinping to work hard and act fast to help resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis, during their meeting in Beijing Thursday, warning that "time is quickly running out".


It's seven cents up!

This is the fourth straight week local retail fuel prices have risen, with prices of RON95 and RON97 both hitting their highest levels since the weekly fuel price mechanism went into effect on March 30 this year.


America first? Global trade on the block as Trump heads to APEC

The future of global trade comes under the microscope this week as Donald Trump addresses Asia-Pacific leaders in Vietnam, a visit that will be carefully examined for clues as to how his "America First" mantra will guide US engagement with the world.


It's karma, says Umno MP

Umno's MP for Padang Besar says the floods in Penang are due to karma, hinting at un-Islamic behaviors and events.


Deadly heat from climate change may hit slums hardest

With sheet metal roofs, concrete floors, poor ventilation and spotty electricity, crowded urban slums in Africa can expect to get even hotter and deadlier due to global warming, US researchers said Monday.


Number of flood victims in Penang rises to 7,294

The number of flood victims evacuated to relief centres in Penang has increased to 7,294 people from 1,774 families as of noon from 6,080 people from 1,572 families this morning.


Penang govt must scrutinize projects to avert disasters: Najib

The Penang state government is reminded to scrutinize proposed development projects before approving them to avert natural disasters such as floods.


 

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