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3 Questions You May Have About The KL-S'pore HSR, Which Is In Jeopardy

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SINGAPORE - After taking power, new Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced that his government intends to scrap the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR), in a move to control government spending and reduce the nation's RM1 trillion (S$337 billion) debt burden.

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Mystery Dinosaur Skeleton Sells For Over $2 Million At Paris Auction

Pic: ReutersPARIS: The 9-metre long (30 ft) skeleton of a unidentified type of dinosaur, believed to be that of a new species, fetched more than $2.3 million at an auction staged on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Monday.

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Young Monks Lead Revival Of Buddhism In Mongolia After Years Of Repression

Pic: ReutersBARUUNBUREN, MONGOLIA: Buddhism is one of the world’s oldest religions, but its fate in Mongolia now rests on very young shoulders.

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2% EPF Contribution: How Much Husbands Stand To Lose And Housewives Gain From This Policy

Prior ousting the Barisan Nasional government out of power, the now ruling Pakatan Harapan government had promised to introduce Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contribution for housewives within the first 100 days of their administration.

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'These People Won't Have To Fulfill Their Manifesto Promises While Still Being Able To Blame The Previous Govt'

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Malaysians were shocked and angered when Finance Minister suddenly declared that our national debt was no longer RM680 billion or 50.8% of GDP but RM1 trillion or 80.3% of GDP) after Guan Eng suddenly added in off-balance sheet guarantees and PFI lease payments.

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Man Hears Cockroach Scrambling For Its Life, Then Dying In His Ear

A man from Florida, United States, may have had one of the grossest experiences of his life after hearing a roach die while it was inside his ear.

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Berjaya Waterfront Hotel Distributes 1,000 “Bubur Lambuk” To Patrons Of Surau An-Nur, Taxi Drivers & Surrounding Communities

JOHOR BAHRU: Berjaya Waterfront Hotel, Johor Bahru recently took an initiative to distribute approximately 1,000 bubur lambuk to patrons of the adjacent Surau An-Nur, taxi drivers and local communities from all walks of life.

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[Video] US Show Popular With Teens Is Linked To Real Life Suicide, Netflix Issues Warning Video

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The series '13 Reasons Why' became a hit on Netflix last year, which tells the story of students in a US high school struggle with real world issues of sexual assault, substance abuse and suicide.

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What Are Today’s Headlines?

The English dailies today reports on the Attorney General debacle, Jamal Yunos controversial candidacy for Umno Youth chief, and Socso coverage being proposed for housewives.

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