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US ranks low on commitment to development

The United States ranks near the bottom of the list of countries with the best commitment to global development, while France dropped several places, a report released Tuesday found.


Moon arrives in Pyongyang for summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday for his third summit this year with Kim Jong Un as he seeks to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States.


Florence death toll jumps to 31 as flooding wreaks havoc

Rain-gorged rivers threatened further flooding on the storm-battered US East Coast Monday as the death toll from Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, jumped to 31.


Low-carbon economy growth story of the century

As thousands of mayors, governors, CEOs and experts gather in San Francisco this week for the Global Climate Action Summit, economist Nicholas Stern called for big thinking and bold action to avoid the worst ravages of catastrophic global warming.


Rising life expectancy undermined by obesity

Life expectancy in Europe continues to increase but obesity and the growing proportion of people who are overweight risks reversing this trend, the World Health Organization warned.


Cancer to kill 10 million in 2018 despite better prevention

Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease's global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis.


Shafee faces money laundering charges and making incorrect tax filings

Renowned lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah was charged in the Sessions Court here today on two counts of receiving money from illegal activities amounting to RM9.5 million from former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and two counts of making incorrect filings under the Income Tax Act 1967.


Apple unveils new smartwatch

Apple unveiled a redesigned smartwatch on Wednesday as the California tech giant said it was nearing its two billionth device for its mobile operating system.


Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on millions in Philippines

A super typhoon roared toward the Philippines on Thursday, packing fierce winds and heavy rains that are expected to strike the disaster-prone nation at the weekend before moving on to China.


Shafee to be charged under AMLA

Senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is expected to be charged at the Sessions Court here this morning with four counts of money laundering.


 

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