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Nation 23 Jul 2020 | 7:00 AM

UTAR lecturer wins international teaching contest

A LECTURER at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) has became the first person outside of North America to win the International Communication Division Teaching Contest, Sin Chew Daily reported.

Nation 09 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Zapin dance still popular in Johor

JOHOR BARU: The Zapin dance, which is considered part of Johor’s heritage, is still popular during social performances in the state.

World 28 Oct 2018 | 10:53 PM

Iran's Khamenei calls for fight against enemy 'infiltration'

(Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Sunday for the stepping up of efforts to fight enemy "infiltration" in a speech to officials in charge of cyber defence, state television reported.

World 27 Apr 2016 | 2:16 AM

Saudi reform plans flirt with social change

RIYADH (Reuters) - Reforms promised by a young Saudi prince are couched in references to the kingdom's Islamic tradition but include ideas likely to upset some conservatives, risking future ruptures over the direction of society.

World 01 Jul 2015 | 3:35 PM

China adopts new security law to make networks, systems "controllable"

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's legislature adopted a sweeping national security law on Wednesday that covers everything from territorial sovereignty to measures to tighten cyber security, a move likely to rile foreign businesses.

Community 09 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Eye for historic facades

UBIQUITOUS throughout the Unesco World Heritage sites of George Town and Malacca, Straits shophouses are each one-of-a-kind architectural marvels.

World 01 Aug 2014 | 6:50 PM

Islamic State imposes media controls in Syrian province

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State, the al Qaeda splinter group which has seized parts of Syria and Iraq, has told activists in Syria's Deir al-Zor province they must swear allegiance to it and submit to censorship, a monitoring group said on Friday.

World 29 Jul 2014 | 1:06 AM

Baghdad police find 15 dead in bloody start to Muslim holiday

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi police found 15 corpses on Monday, including three women shot in the head, in a bloody start to the holiday ending the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, security sources said.

World 27 May 2014 | 7:35 AM

Nigeria military says knows where girls are, rules out force

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's military knows where the more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram are but has ruled out using force to rescue them, the state news agency quoted Chief of Defence Staff Air Marshal Alex Badeh as saying on Monday.