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Myth busted: People smell as well as dogs

People's sense of smell is just as sharp as those of rats and dogs, a US researcher said Thursday, calling for an end to a century-old "myth" to the contrary.


JJPTR head office raided by police

At the end of the 4-hour raid, the enforcement personnel took away large numbers of files along with ten employees to assist in investigation.


Immigration ex-DG loses appeal, jailed 6 years for corruption

The Court of Appeal today dismissed a former immigration director-general''s appeal against conviction for corruption and maintained the six years imprisonment and RM300,000 fine in default 12 months jail imposed on him by the Sessions Court.


Sarawak assembly disqualifies DAP rep

The Sarawak State Legislative Assembly today disqualified Dr Ting Tiong Choon as the DAP assemblyman for Pujut by citing his alleged Australian citizenship, thus necessitating a state by-election.


N. Korea reports on South's presidential election

North Korean state media reported the election of the South's new left-leaning president Moon Jae-In after a two-day delay, but at unusual length.


More petrol stations close down due to weekly price swing

Many petrol station operators have given up their dealership because they can no longer cope with the weekly swing in retail fuel prices.


S.Korea's Moon to seek change with North

The election of South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In heralds a turn of the tide in Seoul's approach towards the nuclear-armed North -- and puts it on a potential collision course with Washington.


Supporters rally for Jakarta's jailed governor

Supporters of Jakarta's Christian governor staged a colourful rally outside city hall Wednesday a day after he was jailed for blasphemy, in a case that has damaged Indonesia's image as a bastion of tolerant Islam.


Dutch open world's largest offshore wind farm

Dutch officials opened what is being billed as one of the world's largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning in action far out in the North Sea.


Why is religious intolerance on the rise in Indonesia?

A guilty verdict and two-year jail sentence for Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on blasphemy charges have fuelled concerns about the erosion of religious freedoms in Indonesia.


 

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