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South Korean tourist missing while on vacation

KUANTAN: A South Korean tourist has been reported missing while on vacation with his family at Bukit Tinggi Bentong on Friday evening.

China follows U.N. sanctions with bans, limits on fuel products to North Korea

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China said on Saturday it will ban exports of some petroleum products to North Korea, as well as imports of textiles from the isolated North, in line with a United Nations Security Council resolution passed after Pyongyang's latest nuclear test.

'Lady Beast' fights for girl gamers in Japan

Chiba (Japan) (AFP) - In her online world, she is "Lady Beast", deftly operating her green monster Blanka in dizzying hand-to-hand streetfighting combat on the global professional gaming circuit.

Visitors to the Tokyo Game Show are left in little doubt they are entering a male-dominated world.-AFP

China tells Japan not to abandon dialogue over North Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - Japan talking only about sanctions on North Korea rather than dialogue will be seen as going against United Nations resolutions, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Japanese counterpart.

Bursa may come under pressure

REVIEW: Riding on the strength of an overwhelmingly bullish Wall Street the previous Friday, Asian markets shrugged off geopolitical tensions in the Korean Peninsula and steadied on renewed buying momentum at the start of the week.

SoftBank considered backing Deliveroo, then Uber arrived

UBER Technologies Inc’s potential multi-billion-dollar deal with SoftBank Group Corp is handicapping a fast-growing rival’s fundraising efforts.

On expansion path: A delivery cyclist sets off from a Deliveroo Editions field kitchen in Hove, UK. Deliveroo is rapidly expanding to better compete with Uber, Inc and others in the crowded restaurant-delivery market.


Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur welcomes the Mid-Autumn festival with an exquisite range of baked and snow skin mooncakes infused with tea.

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur welcomes the Mid-Autumn Festival with an exquisite range of baked and snow skin mooncakes infused with tea.

Don’t lose the shirt off our back

WHILE they should not be negative about China, Asean member states should not however surrender their sovereign rights or abdicate from their commitment to greater regional integration in South-East Asia.

Japan’s game-changing investment programme

TOKYO: An outspoken regulator has unleashed an unusual tactic to shake up Japan’s asset-management industry.

Investment strategy: A file picture showing a cyclist passing a stock quotation board flashing the Nikkei 225 key index in Tokyo. One of the key missions of Abenomics is to encourage Japanese people to move more money into the stock market. — AFP

Jong-un threatens to unleash H-bomb

SEOUL: North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb on the Pacific Ocean after US President Donald Trump vowed to destroy the country, with leader Kim Jong-un promising to make a “mentally deranged” Trump pay dearly for his threats.

Rapt attention: Spectators listening to a television news broadcast of a statement by Kim before a public television screen outside the central railway station in Pyongyang. — AFP