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Ahead of World Cup, influencer ‘Mr Q’ lifts veil on Qatar

Ahead of World Cup, influencer ‘Mr Q’ lifts veil on Qatar

Khalifa Al Haroon delivers a smile, a sigh, and a shrug as he attempts to shed light on the mystery surrounding Qatar and its hosting of the World Cup. The 38-year-old, better known online as Mr. Q, has gained a large following on social media for partially pulling the curtain on the tiny but obscenely wealthy Gulf state that calls …

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Inflation bites as Thai election looms

Inflation bites as Thai election looms

Numerous unemployed Thais wait in line with homeless people at Bangkok’s Grand Palace in the rain as living costs rise due to 14-year high inflation, creating problems for the government as a general election is about to take place. Eight years ago, Prayut Chan-O-Cha, who had promised to provide calm after protracted protests had begun to hurt the kingdom’s economy, …

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Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Sept 21)

Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Sept 21)

Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Sept 21) Asean News Headlines Wednesday * The government meets with lawmakers to discuss ending the death penalty Four Indonesians who were left trapped on an island by people smugglers were rescued. * The government consents to hiring 10,000 Sri Lankans. There are no intentions to peg the ringgit, and there is …

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The Foreign Ministry working harder international job scams

The Foreign Ministry working harder international job scams

The Foreign Ministry working harder international job scams harder international job scams ABU DHABI: The Foreign Ministry will keep stepping up efforts to bring Malaysians who were taken advantage of by international job scam gangs home safely. In a statement released on Wednesday (Sept. 21), the ministry stated that it had learned of 301 similar cases that had taken. “Of …

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U.S. says it kills 27 al Shabaab militants Somalia air strike

U.S. says it kills 27 al Shabaab militants Somalia air strike

U.S. says it kills 27 al Shabaab militants Somalia air strike Shabaab militants Somalia  strike Reuters: MOGADISHU In a hit on a militant stronghold in central Somalia’s Hiran region, where the army and coalition troops have been waging an offensive against the rebels for the past month, the U.S. military reported on Wednesday that it had killed 27 al Shabaab …

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Biden set to announce $2.9 billion food security at U.N

Biden set to announce $2.9 billion food security at U.N

Biden set to announce $2.9 billion food security at U.N announce billion food security Reuters: UNITED NATIONS – When he addresses world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, President Joe Biden will announce $2.9 billion in additional U.S. financing to battle global food hunger, according to the White House. The additional financing adds to the $6.9 billion …

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Penang DOE warning finding pollution Pulau Burung landfill

Penang DOE warning finding pollution Pulau Burung landfill

Penang DOE warning finding pollution Pulau Burung landfill pollution Pulau Burung landfill NIBONG TEBAL: According to its director Sharifah Zakiah Syed Sahab, the Penang Department of Environment (DOE) received a complaint on Tuesday (Sept. 20) regarding the leakage of leachate from phase one of the Pulau Burung landfill and would send a notice to the site owner. She stated that …

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The Foreign Ministry working harder victims international job scams

The Foreign Ministry working harder victims international job scams

The Foreign Ministry working harder victims international job scams victims international job scams ABU DHABI: The Foreign Ministry will keep stepping up efforts to bring Malaysians who were taken advantage of by international job scam gangs home safely. In a statement released on Wednesday  the ministry stated that it had learned of 301 similar cases that had . “Of the …

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Man arrested Perak allegedly beating stepdaughter

Man arrested Perak allegedly beating stepdaughter

Man arrested Perak allegedly beating stepdaughter Perak allegedly beating stepdaughter IPOH: Following a popular social media event that occurred in Parit Buntar on Monday, police detained a father for reportedly abusing his stepdaughter (Sept 19). The complainant, who is also the victim, is a 19-year-old woman who filed a report on September 18, according to Kerian police head Supt. Mazuki …

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