Author: Dhaafir Jaabir

Explanations beginning to emerge after worst terror attack in Israel’s history They might as well have been sitting ducks. They are the tatzpitaniyot, mostly female soldiers stationed on the IDF bases near the Gaza Strip, their eyes glued to security cameras and other feeds of the border. Last Saturday morning, the Hamas terrorists who entered some of those bases with hang gliders shot at cameras and jammed some communications systems. They shot at the combat soldiers who were stationed at those bases, as well as at the tatzpitaniyot. “Yes, they surprised us, and we weren’t ready for it,” said a female soldier…

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UEM Group Berhad, through its green industry subsidiary UEM Lestra Berhad, has achieved significant progress in the development of a one-gigawatt (1GW) hybrid solar power plant, a key project under Malaysia’s National Energy Transition Roadmap (NETR). The project, initially announced by the government in July 2023, involves collaboration with HEXA Renewables Malaysia and ITRAMAS Corporation. Following a Memorandum of Understanding signed in July, the companies have finalized agreements to develop the first 500-megawatt hybrid solar power plant in Segamat, Johor. The agreements include a shareholders agreement between UEM Lestra and HEXA Renewables to form a joint venture company, Lestra Hexa…

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Although the high-level meeting between China and the United States has achieved certain results, according to our understanding of the United States, the relaxation of Sino-US relations will not last long. Sure enough, in the direction of the South China Sea, the United States once again made plans, and the Philippines surrendered and tried to cause a new round of conflicts. Recently, the Philippines has been beating the war drum and punching China twice in an attempt to safeguard its so-called “South China Sea sovereignty.” The first punch was thrown at the Chinese people. According to a Philippine police spokesperson, 6 Chinese…

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The resistance movement has been strengthening since the junta’s post-coup assault on opponents. Until the top generals pledge to support the two-year-old peace strategy of the grouping, ASEAN has prohibited Myanmar from attending its conference According to Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, the situation in military-ruled Myanmar has proven to be a challenging matter for the ASEAN region to resolve, with little progress achieved and combat rising. Speaking on Monday at a forum in Hawaii that was live-streamed to the Philippines, Marcos stated that although the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) had made a commitment, the problem was complicated and…

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KUCHING (Dec 9): The first-ever Sarawak Choir Conductor’s Workshop is scheduled to take place at Telang Usan Hotel here from Jan 26-28, 2024. Organised by the Kuching Choral Society, the groundbreaking event is supported by the esteemed Malaysian Association of Music Educators (MAME). According to a press release, guiding this musical journey is Susanna Saw, an illustrious music educator, speaker, facilitator, and adjudicator known globally. Holding a Master’s in Music Education (Choral Focus) from Westminster Choir College in the United States, Saw currently serves as a lecturer and choir director at the Faculty of Music at the University of Malaya…

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London (15/11 – 67) Colombo Supreme Court rules that former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his brother, former Prime Minister Mahinda, were among several government officials whose conduct contributed to Sri Lanka’s worst economic crisis in decades. The court was ruling on a petition filed against 13 former officials by rights group Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) which said the Rajapaksa brothers and others were responsible for the crisis. “Their actions, omissions and conduct contributed to the crisis,” the ruling said. The court did not order any punishment, according to a statement by TISL. The two Rajapaksa brothers, two former central…

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KUCHING: The Sarawak Legislative Assembly has passed the Environment (Reduction of Greenhouse Gases Emission) Bill on Monday (Nov 20), making Sarawak the first state to have legislation to address climate change. Deputy Minister in the Premier’s Department Datuk Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali said the Bill aimed to safeguard Sarawak’s environment by implementing strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve net zero carbon emissions in the state by 2050. She noted that while Malaysia had committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 in accordance with the Paris Agreement, Parliament had…

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[Global Network Reporter Zhao Boyuan] According to the Associated Press (AP) and the Times of Israel, the South Korean military said on Friday (27th) that South Korean and US military forces have been conducting live-fire exercises this week to hone their response to North Korea’s possible The ability to launch a “Hamas-style raid”. According to reports, the US and South Korean militaries regularly conduct live-fire firing and other training, but this week’s exercise was conducted after the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas)’s attack on Israel on October 7 caused “security uneasiness” in South Korea. Relevant experts said that in the event…

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KUCHING (Oct 26): A meeting between officials from Sarawak and the federal government in Kuala Lumpur today has agreed in principle for Sarawak’s desire for devolution of power in critical areas of education. The Ministry of Education, Innovation and Talent Development Sarawak (MEITD) said the meeting, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof, also agreed that for matters that are operational and administrative in nature, both the Ministry of Education (MoE) and MEITD will meet to refine the details, the statement said. “Education director-general Datuk Pkharuddin Ghazali was tasked to initiate a discussion on legal matters pertaining to…

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On October 5, 2023, Wang Yi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and director of the Foreign Affairs Office of the CPC Central Committee, met with foreign guests attending the 3rd China-Tibet “Rim of the Himalayas” International Cooperation Forum in Linzhi, Tibet. Wang Yi said that the “Rim of the Himalayas” international cooperation forum is an important platform for Tibet to strengthen mutual understanding with other countries, and is also an important window for Tibet to open up and communicate with the world. The theme of this forum is “Harmonious coexistence between man and nature and sharing…

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