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Groups get creative to help Alaska voters with ranked voting (2)
BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press Aug. 11, 2022Updated: Aug. 11, 2022 9:01 a.m. This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 11 1of11This July 28, 2022, photo shows drag queen Dela Rose performing in a mock election at Cafecito Bonito in Anchorage, Alaska where, people ranked the performances by drag performers.
Government allocates RM6.4 billion for infrastructure projects in Kelantan - Fadillah (2)
Senior Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof (File pix) 12/08/2022 12:28 PM TUMPAT, Aug 12 (Bernama) - The government has allocated RM6.4 billion for the implementation of 54 infrastructure development projects in Kelantan, said Senior Public Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof. He said the projects included the Central Spine Road and the Kota Bharu- Kuala Krai Expressway. In terms of project implementation, some are almost completed, he told
Silver-haired and shameless about perks: Retirees take part-time work in travel (2)
Aug. 11, 2022 at 9:05 pm By Debra Kamin The New York Times Maria Boyd-Scott turned 60 last month, and she and her wife, Joey Boyd- Scott, 68, celebrated the milestone in style: They flew business class to Amsterdam, staying at a Hilton for two nights, and then headed to France for two nights at the Waldorf Astoria Versailles. The damage to their wallets?
Collaboration among various parties guarantees national rice supply (2)
Pix courtesy of BERNAS Pix courtesy of BERNAS Pix courtesy of BERNAS 12/08/2022 09:44 AM By Siti Radziah Hamzah KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's population is projected to increase to more than 45 million by 2050 and this will increase the demand and consumption for food, hence creating various challenges, including food insecurity. A lecturer at the Department of Agribusiness and Bioresource Economics,
Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill to be enforced in phases - Rina (2)
12/08/2022 08:14 AM KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 (Bernama) -- The Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill (AGS) 2021 which was passed in the Dewan Negara today will be enforced in phases after receiving the approval of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Harun said this would start with advocacy which is to provide awareness, education and
Ruling clouds future of southeast Alaska king salmon fishery (2)
The Associated Press August 11, 2022, 3:22 PM SEATTLE (AP) - A federal court ruling this week has thrown into doubt the future of a valuable commercial king salmon fishery in Southeast Alaska, after a conservation group challenged the government's approval of the harvest as a threat to protected fish and the endangered killer whales that eat them. The ruling, issued Monday by U.S.
Woman Whose Home Was Destroyed In Anne Heche Crash Speaks Out Amid 'Traumatic Time' (2)
Renter Lynne Mishele thanked supporters and said she was "still recovering and trying to figure out up from down" after the Los Angeles wreck. By Josephine Harvey Senior Reporter, HuffPost Aug 11, 2022, 08:48 PM EDT The woman whose rented home was destroyed in actor Anne Heche's fiery car crash last week has addressed the incident and thanked people around the world for their support. Lynne Mishele's home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Mar Vista went up
Troops neutralise 29 terrorists, arrest 55 in North East (1)
By NAN 11 August 2022 | 1:56 pm Troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have neutralised no fewer than 29 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, arrested 55 and rescued 52 kidnapped victims in two weeks. Troops at Gubio camp in Borno during a visit by Defence minister, Maj.-Gen Bashir Magashi.
Research firm upgrades forecast for Malaysia's retail trade growth (1)
VNA Friday, August 12, 2022 11:27 A money exchange counter in Malaysia (Photo: AFP/VNA) Kuala Lumpur (VNA) - MIDF Research has revised its retail trade growth forecast for Malaysia this year to 17.6%, up from the previous prediction of 10.5%, on the expectation of stronger GDP growth in the second quarter. The research firm said Malaysia's consumer spending is expanding strongly as reflected in the retail trade sales growth of 19.1% year on year in the first half of 2022.
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