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Nation 29 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sabah political heat rising with talk of crossovers

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s political temperature is rising with talk of crossovers between the ruling Warisan-led coalition and the reshaped opposition pact Gabungan Bersatu Sabah (GBS).

World 24 Oct 2013 | 10:41 PM

India looks to China, Iran for onions to cool political heat

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has become so desperate for fresh stocks of the onions it uses in spicy curries that it is turning to regional rival China and sanctions-hit Iran for supplies, and there is even talk of airlifts to ease soaring prices.

World 14 Oct 2015 | 10:05 PM

German refugee policy row raises political heat on Merkel

BERLIN (Reuters) - A fall in support and a government row over the refugee crisis raised the heat on German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday, forcing allies to defend the integrity of her coalition.

AseanPlus News 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Megawati in for political jabs

B>JAKARTA:/BIndonesian legislators, their eyes on next year's elections, have begun to turn up the political heat on President Megawati Sukarnoputri after giving her little trouble since she took power in 2001.

Business 10 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Power price surge jolts Australia’s AGL to record profit

MELBOURNE: AGL Energy, Australia’s biggest power producer, said annual profit jumped nearly a third to a billion-dollar record amid soaring prices that have brought growing political heat on the firm and its peers to slash household electricity bills.

World 01 Aug 2018 | 9:06 AM

Trump defends trade and tariff policies at Tampa rally

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his trade policies on Tuesday in a speech in Florida and said American farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs from China were bearing up, in a sign he is feeling some political heat on the issue.

World 08 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. liberals: Time to make Obama uncomfortable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nineteen months after celebrating U.S. President Barack Obama's historic election win, disappointed liberal activists promised on Monday to turn up the political heat on a White House they said is too quick to compromise.

Business 25 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Eyes on Langat 2 water treatment plant tender

PETALING JAYA: While the Selangor water problems get tossed in political heat, industry players are keeping their eyes peeled for any forthcoming government tender for the construction of the Langat 2 water treatment plant.

Business 21 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Long hot summer, adaptive markets

The summer heat wave in the US Corn Belt is going to hit grain production and has already raised food prices. So far, such price increases have yet not translated into global inflation, thanks to better food crop production in other parts of the world.

Letters 28 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Bracing for a very fiery year after Songkran

The wet fun of the Thai new year has given way to fire in the bellies of protesters.