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    • Malaysia stops, inspects North Korean ship

      Mar 29, 2017 | 14:36 pm

      KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia briefly prevented a North Korean ship carrying coal from entering its port at Penang because of a suspected breach of United Nations sanctions, a port worker and Malaysian maritime officials said Wednesday

    • Duterte: US failed to 'send an armada' to counter China

      Mar 29, 2017 | 14:36 pm

      MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he has asked the US ambassador why America did not deploy an armada of warships to pressure China to stop constructing man-made islands that are now at the heart of regional concerns in the disputed South China Sea.

    • After Note 7 nightmare, Samsung launches Galaxy S8

      Mar 29, 2017 | 13:42 pm

      NEW YORK - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.

    • China, EU 'still committed' to Paris climate deal

      Mar 29, 2017 | 13:24 pm

      BEIJING/OSLO - Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump began undoing Obama-era plans for deep cuts in US greenhouse gas emissions.

    • Brexit begins; 'No turning back'

      Mar 29, 2017 | 12:28 pm

      LONDON (AP) - The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbours, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world.

    • Cabbie fined, backlisted after throwing out passengers

      Mar 29, 2017 | 10:13 am

      The Land Transport Department is trying to locate a woman taxi driver after it slapped a fine on her for rude behaviour and forcing passengers to get out of her cab before they reached their destination.