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Dirty Money, Criminal Cash: Bank Leaks Allege Vast Scale of Global Fraud

Leaked documents allege that some of the world’s largest banks have allowed $2 trillion worth of suspicious or fraudulent activity to take place, including money laundering for criminal gangs and terrorists. The so-called “FinCEN Files” consist of mo...

Chinese City Scheduled for Limited Re-opening? After COVID-19 Scare

YANGON, MYANMAR - A Chinese city on the border with Myanmar last week began testing thousands of residents for the coronavirus after two Myanmar migrants tested positive. In Ruili, a Yunnan province transit point on the porous 2,200-kilometer border, o...

More than five million hectares of forest certified

PUTRAJAYA More than five million hectares of forest in Malaysia to date are certified under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) scheme.Energy and Natural Resources Minister, Datuk Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasar...

Jalur Gemilang incident at police station unintentional – Kerian cops

--The incident in which the Jalur Gemilang was flown upside down at the Simpang Lima police station near Parit Buntar yesterday, which later went viral on social media, was done unintentionally.Kerian district police chief Supt Mazuki Mat said the flag...

World’s COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

COVID-19 infections continue their rapid spread. The number of cases has surpassed 30.8 million, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. remains the country with the most infections. Recent growth in U.S. cases in the

Americans Struggle as Congress Stalemates on More COVID Relief

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - An iconic New Orleans eatery, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, is no more, one of countless economic casualties of a pandemic that has flattened businesses across America.“We hung on as long as we could,” co-owner Brenda Prudhomme t...

Somali Schools Reassure of Students Health Safety as Learning Resumes

NAIROBI - Fifteen-year-old Nasra Aidarus is happy to be back in class after a four-month school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic that hit Somalia.The seventh-grader at Daynile Primary and Secondary School was just settling into her new school when

COVID-19 to Shape This Year’s UN General Assembly

NEW YORK - World leaders will meet virtually at the United Nations starting Monday, as they discuss international cooperation to halt the spread of COVID-19. Confirmed cases of the virus have surpassed 30 million and reached nearly 1 million deaths

ESSCom activates special operation in three ESSZone districts

LAHAD DATU The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) has activated the Illegals Prevention Operation (OCP) from today in three Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) districts to curb the spread of COVID-19.ESSCom commander, Datuk Ahmad Fuad Othman sa...

Individuals entering Sarawak via Sabah must take COVID-19 test – Uggah

KUCHING Effective Monday, Malaysian citizens and non-citizen residents who wish to enter Sarawak via Sabah will be required to take the COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test three days before embarking on their trip to the state.Deputy Chief Minister I cum chairman o...