Nepal puts firewood on sale

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KATHMANDU: Hundreds of people queued in Kathmandu to buy firewood after the Nepal government said it was putting thousands of kilos on sale to try to ease a crippling fuel shortage. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

Ringgit ends lower against US dollar

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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit ended lower against the US dollar today in line with most emerging Asian currencies on the expectation of of a possible US interest rates hike next month. At 5pm, the ringgit was quoted at 4.3810/3850 against … Continued

KL shares finish lower in cautious trading

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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia ended lower in cautious and jittery trading today in tandem with most regional peers amid the uncertainty surrounding the impending increase in US interest rates and over the Paris attacks. The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI … Continued

Dangerously high antibiotics resistance worldwide

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GENEVA (AFP): Antibiotic resistance, which can turn common ailments into killers, has reached dangerous levels worldwide, the World Health Organization warned Monday, saying users still know too little about how antibiotics work. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

Paris attacks: Belgian could be mastermind

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PARIS: A Belgian national currently in Syria and believed to be one of Islamic State's most active operators is suspected of being behind Friday's attacks in Paris, according to a source close to the French investigation. Source: The Star Regional … Continued

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