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America first? Global trade on the block as Trump heads to APEC

The future of global trade comes under the microscope this week as Donald Trump addresses Asia-Pacific leaders in Vietnam, a visit that will be carefully examined for clues as to how his "America First" mantra will guide US engagement with the world.

It's karma, says Umno MP

Umno's MP for Padang Besar says the floods in Penang are due to karma, hinting at un-Islamic behaviors and events.

Deadly heat from climate change may hit slums hardest

With sheet metal roofs, concrete floors, poor ventilation and spotty electricity, crowded urban slums in Africa can expect to get even hotter and deadlier due to global warming, US researchers said Monday.

Number of flood victims in Penang rises to 7,294

The number of flood victims evacuated to relief centres in Penang has increased to 7,294 people from 1,774 families as of noon from 6,080 people from 1,572 families this morning.

Penang govt must scrutinize projects to avert disasters: Najib

The Penang state government is reminded to scrutinize proposed development projects before approving them to avert natural disasters such as floods.

Floods: Najib arrives in Penang

Najib and his wife Rosmah arrived in Penang this morning to inspect the flood situation and relief works there.

US mourns after 26 killed in Texas church shooting

The United States was in mourning Monday after a gunman wearing a bulletproof vest opened fire with an assault rifle on the congregation of a smalltown Texas church, killing 26 people and wounding 20 more in the nation's latest shooting massacre.

Floods due to unusually high rainfall: Junaidi

Junaidi clarifies that the floods in Penang are not flash floods normally caused by poor drainage.

Warm hug

Helping flood victims irrespective of race, religion and political affiliation.

Vietnam flood toll hits 49 ahead of APEC summit

At least 49 people have died after Typhoon Damrey slammed into central Vietnam, disaster officials said Monday, as heavy flooding cast doubt on a planned retreat for APEC leaders' spouses to the ancient town of Hoi An.


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