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On World Refugee Day, Richard Towle, Representative for UNHCR Malaysia, discusses his work safeguarding the rights and well-being of refugees and asylum-seekers worldwide, and specifically in Malaysia, where some 180 thousand registered and unregistered refugees, mainly Myanmar Rohingyas, are struggling to find work, habitable living conditions, healthcare and a modicum of self-respect.
As the US-China trade spat intensifies, China's stocks fell 10% yesterday while the Dow erased all its 2018 gains. This followed news of the US President Donald Trump threatening to place tariffs on a further US$200 billion of Chinese imports. China has said it will hit back if US rolls out a new tariff list. Dodge shares his thoughts on the never ending potential trade war and its impact to markets. We also discuss what stocks and sectors should investors be looking at in the midst of the uncertain operating environment.
Our new Transport Minister Anthony Loke intends to speed things up at the conveyor belt by imposing fines on airports for lost or delayed baggage.
After Pakatan Harapan’s stunning victory at the 14th General Election, a group of Malaysians were looking for a way to hold the coalition to their promises made on the campaign trail. The result was Harapan Tracker, a website monitoring all pledges made verbally and in writing. Dennis Kam explains how he and his team define what a promise is, what they think of criticism to their work and what the project’s end goal is.
We bring the latest in health news. Your kitchen tea towel is harbouring E. coli bacteria.