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4 Years Of Donald Trump: 4 Ways It May Impact Malaysia

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President-elect Donald J. Trump will soon have all the power of the American executive behind him, and therefore be in a position to deliver profound and lasting change.

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Donald Trump And Brexit In Malaysian Perspective

Although Trump has softened his stance on anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric, time will tell if he is willing to build bridges or demolish them.LONDON: As I arrived in the dawn crisp autumnal British capital, I was again feeling immensely proud of my nationality as I was taken out of a very long queue in the Non EU passport control section and joined fellow Canadians, New Zealanders, Australians and Japanese.

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I'm A Muslim, A Woman And An Immigrant. I Voted For Trump

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A lot is being said now about the "silent secret Trump supporters."

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What Are Today's Headlines?

Today's headlines - November 7, 2016

Today on the English dailies, making it on the headlines are various issues ranging from long queues at KLIA eGate counters, rising medicine prices and the construction of more elderly homes to be halted.

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"It's Not Wrong To Complain About The Changes In Cooking Oil Price. But..."

COMMENTARY: Nobody likes to pay more; spending more than before, paying more that we are used to. Angry? That’s life. It is human nature to complain and express their dissatisfaction.

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Facebook Isn't Looking Out For Your Privacy. It Wants Your Data For Itself

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Facebook’s terms of service are pretty clear, by the standards of such things. (I should know: I once read 150,000 words of small print in a week to see what I would find out.) There are very few random blocks of all-caps, it’s fairly short, and it has hyperlinks in it. You don’t even have to scroll down to find one of the key sections, which lays out what it means when you share information with Facebook.

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Mexico Taking US Factory Jobs? Blame Robots Instead

Equipment to sort recycled plastic is shown at the Repreve Bottle Processing Center, part of the Unifi textile company in Reidsville, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. America has lost more than 7 million factory jobs since manufacturing employment peaked in 1979. Yet American factory production, minus raw materials and some other costs, more than doubled over the same span to $1.91 trillion last year, according to the Commerce Department, which uses 2009 dollars to adjust for inflation. That’s a notch below the record set on the eve of the Great Recession in 2007. And it makes U.S. manufacturers No. 2 in the world behind China. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)WASHINGTON: Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs from the United States.

He might want to bash the robots instead.

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Malaysians' Life Expectancy At 74.7 Years In 2016

A male child born in 2016 can expect to live up to 72.6 years, compared to 71.9 years in 2010, while a female child, up to 77.2 years or up 0.6 years compared to 76.6 years in 2010. - Reuters/FilepicPUTRAJAYA: The life expectancy of Malaysian residents continues to rise, reaching 74.7 years in 2016 compared to 72.2 years in 2000.

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The Danger Of War From A Declining Hegemon

US President Barack Obama (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) at the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey on November 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO/POOL/KAYHAN OZERIs a war in the making --- a third world war?

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Foreigners Plotting To Influence Malaysia's 2018 General Elections, DC Leaks Reveal In Exposé Linked To George Soros

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Many of our ruling coalition leaders have warned time and again of foreign invervention in our country but the Opposition politicians have often made light of the allegation.

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