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Chile renews lithium-for-tech push

SANTIAGO: Chile is making a renewed push for battery technology investment in return for access to its lithium deposits, piquing interest from China, Japan...

US economy on moderate growth path

WASHINGTON: The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, pointing to strong labour market conditions that should...

Palm oil blamed for 39 percent of forest loss

The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39 percent of forest loss in biodiversity-rich Borneo island between 2000 and 2018, data from...

US ‘falling behind’ in global race for ev supply chain

WASHINGTON: The United States is losing the race to extract and refine minerals used to make electric vehicles and should do more to spur...

Japan’s exports drop for ninth straight month

TOKYO: Japan’s exports slipped for a ninth straight month in August as the Sino-US tariff dispute hit demand from China and other Asian trading...

US factory output rebounds

WASHINGTON: US manufacturing output increased solidly in August, boosted by a surge in the production of machinery and other goods, but the outlook for...

Air pollution leads to school closures

PALANGKA RAYA (Indonesia): Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest...

Rescued tigers from Thai temple perish

BANGKOK: More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died from a...

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SFC probing illegal hunting of wildlife

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Postpone Raya visits, public urged

KUCHING: Sarawakians have been urged to postpone...