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DPIM seals agreement to strengthen halal industry training

By Nurfardlina Izzati Moktar

PORT DICKSON, Dec 9 -- The Malaysian Islamic Chamber of Commerce (DPIM) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Gae Resources Sdn Bhd (GRSB), better known as the Halal Academy to strengthen the online halal industry training program for entrepreneurs.

Death toll in western Uganda flash floods rises to 17

KAMPALA, Dec 9 -- The death toll in the western Uganda flash floods has risen to 17, police said Sunday.

Peruvian authorities arrest 27 army members for fuel theft

LIMA, Dec 9 -- Peruvian authorities have arrested 27 members of the military, including high-ranking officials, on suspicion of stealing fuel between 2013 and 2018, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting local media on Sunday.

Sanna Marin wins Social Democrats' backing to be Finland's youngest PM

HELSINKI, Dec 9 -- Finland's Social Democratic Party (SDP), one of the five parties that form the coalition government, on Sunday picked 34-year-old Sanna Marin to be the country's youngest prime minister, Xinhua news agency reported.

Hague court pushed to probe Israeli crimes in Gaza

MADRID, Dec 9  -- A group seeking to end Israel’s crippling blockade on the Gaza Strip is pressing the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to probe Israel's crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories, Anadolu Agency reported.

Violent protesters vandalise shops, bank in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Dec 9 -- A group of violent protesters vandalised shops and a bank in Causeway Bay and Wan Chai during a demonstration in Hong Kong on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting a statement by the police.

Fighting wildfires in US state of Alaska costs US$300 million in 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 9 -- The US state of Alaska has seen about US$300 million spent in fighting wildfires in 2019, including one that occurred close to populated areas in the state, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting an Alaskan daily on Sunday.