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2019 Malaysian Open Badminton

The 2019 Malaysia Open Badminton tournament was held at Axiata Arena in Malaysia from 2 to 7 April 2019 and has a total purse of $700,000. Winners of the Tournament Men’s Singles: Lin Dan (China) Women’s Singles: Tai Tzu-ying (Taiwan) Men’s Doubles: Li Junhui & Liu Yuchen (China) Women’s Doubles: Chen Qingchen & Jia Yifan (China) Mixed Doubles: Zheng Siwei ..

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Global Energy Transition Index 2019

The Global Energy Transition index 2019 report has been released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The index compares the energy sectors of 115 countries and analyses their readiness for energy transition. The index benchmarks the countries energy systems based on an “energy triangle”, comprised of energy security and access, economic development and growth, environmental ..

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Counterfeit, Pirated Goods and Global Trade

The assessment  by EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) carried out based on data from almost half a million customs seizures by international enforcement agencies highlights the following: Global sales of counterfeit and pirated goods have increased to USD 522 billion a year, amounting to a whopping 3.3 per ..

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Malaysia becomes 124th member of International Criminal Court (ICC) after ratifying Rome Statute

Malaysia has become the 124th member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after ratifying the Rome Statute. It joined the ICC because of the following reasons: Firstly, the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine and the Rohingya crisis. Secondly, the May 2018 election of Mahathir Mohamad for his 2nd stint as Prime Minister ..

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Malaysia joins the International Criminal Court

Malaysia has ratified the Rome Statute making it the 124th State party to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Even though Malaysia had helped to negotiate the Rome Statute, it has been long been reluctant to ratify it. Ratification after 20 years is seen as a welcome move. Why Malaysia has acceded to the Rome Statute after 20 ..

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