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LAST_UPDATETue, 20 Feb 2018 8am

Open Letter From Johari Abd Ghani To Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: Following is the open letter from Second Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the issue of speculative foreign exchange transaction. 

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Public Relations In Politics, Getting The Right Message Through

Politics and public relations in Malaysia has been incorrectly interpreted due to its perception rather than its true value and position in society.  More often, it is seen as an unfavourable profession instead of being the ‘bridge’ that connects people and organisations.

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Kelantan Lawyer Compares Hadith To Star Wars, Says Both Have ‘A Lot Of Fantasy’

Recently, Nik Elin Zurina Nik Abdul Rashid who is also the founder of the Kelab Warisan Wibawa uploaded a controversial and sacrilegious status on her Facebook.

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Meghan Is Sleeping At Sandringham! Has The World Gone Mad?

It’s like a future episode of The Crown, right there. The dilemma! The Queen’s grandson wants to bring his gorgeous fiancee to Christmas at Sandringham, an all-family affair with a detailed timetable for the arrival of guests, room plans, meals, embossed menus and place cards, and a festive schedule engraved in stone.

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Bitcoin Mining Guzzles Energy—And Its Carbon Footprint Just Keeps Growing

If you’re like me, you’ve probably been ignoring the bitcoin phenomenon for years — because it seemed too complex, far-fetched, or maybe even too libertarian. But if you have any interest in a future where the world moves beyond fossil fuels, you and I should both start paying attention now.

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Virtual Chaos

Pic: ReutersU.S. regulatory arbitrage is moving into cyberspace. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday took its first action against an initial coin offering – just days after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission gave the green light for Chicago exchanges CME Group and the CBOE to trade bitcoin futures. The growing regulatory discord on virtual currencies increases the risks to investors.

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The Rohingya Tragedy Shows Human Solidarity Is A Lie

Pic: Al Jazeera (The Rohingya tragedy has shown how a UN member State can have an internal policy built on racial and religious discrimination, writes Karman)

Nobody argues any more about what is happening in Myanmar. The United Nations, international human rights organisations and world capitals all agree that the war being waged on the Rohingya Muslims is a clear example of ethnic cleansing and genocide.

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Hadas: Bitcoin At $10,000 Is Even More Dangerous

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Bitcoin is in danger of becoming something like respectable. The CME Group plans to start trading futures in the crypto-currency, treating it like a genuine asset with a vaguely predictable value. Devotees are delighted, and critics, like me, look foolish. I predicted imminent collapse back in 2013 when the price was $87. On Wednesday, it hit $10,000.

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Bitcoin Is Getting Really Close To $10,000. Here's What Analysts Are Saying.

Bitcoin is on its way to being worth $10,000 per coin. Currently, the cryptocurrency is up 800% compared to the beginning of the year, when it was priced at $968 per coin. As of this evening, the price was a few hundred dollars shy of $10,000.

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Chrissy Teigen Is Expecting Baby No. 2! And That's Not The Only 'Major' Announcement

Chrissy Teigen pulled off the most adorable baby announcement ever — with the help of her 1-year-old daughter, Luna.

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