Shocking Description of Malaysia on CIA Website

While checking the facts for a recent story on Malaysian terrorism suspects in Guantanamo, I looked at the country profiles on the US Central Intelligence Agency website. I couldn’t wait to see how Malaysia is viewed by arguably the world’s largest spy agency and, by extension, by the US government …

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A difficult dowry for the 25-year-old

As society tries to get back on its feet, we need to look at the world that the 25-year-olds will face, the generation that will bear the heavy burden of reviving the country for decades to come. What reserves of skills and energy will they be able to cope with …

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Russia sells first foreign bonds since new US sanctions

Russia raised 1.5 billion euros ($ 1.8 billion) in its first international debt placement since the United States banned American banks from buying Russian government debt in its last escalation of sanctions against Moscow. Foreigners counted for some 47% of the so-called Eurobonds – government debt coupons denominated in euros …

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US bailout debt relief faqs for socially disadvantaged borrowers

Posted by Zach Ducheneaux, Administrator, Agricultural Services Agency, Agriculture Apr 16, 2021 A person holding a vegetable on a farm. Earlier this week, we published important information on the US bailout debt relief payments for socially disadvantaged producers. The US bailout includes provisions for the USDA to pay up to …

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Expects over $ 2 billion loss, cabin crew job cuts

Qantas has revealed further job cuts for international cabin crew and wage freezes as the coronavirus pandemic inhibits overseas travel and still hits the airline financially. In a business update Thursday, Qantas unveiled a new voluntary layoff program for international crew as part of additional cost-cutting measures. Job cuts are …

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