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China launches sanctions regime after US moves on TikTok, WeChat

SHANGHAI: China on Saturday launched a mechanism that would allow it to sanction foreign companies, upping the ante in a tech war with the United States a day after Washington moved to curb popular Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat. China's long-expected...

WeChat, TikTok ban — test for open internet, free expression

WASHINGTON: The US ban on Chinese-owned apps WeChat and TikTok sets up a pivotal legal challenge on digital free expression with important ramifications for the global internet ecosystem. President Donald Trump's administration cited national security concerns, claiming the popular applications...

Conned of RM32K via WeChat

SIBU: A 27-year-old air-conditioner seller was cheated of RM32,000 in an investment scam. According to Sibu district police deputy chief Supt Collin Babat, the victim was invited to join a foreign currency investment scheme through WeChat on March 7. "The victim...
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Sarawak records 578 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded a significant increase of 578 new positive Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative cases to 77,306. The Sarawak...
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