Pertanika Journal: How Malaysian Teenagers Justify Smoking

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SELANGOR, Jun 29 – Many young smokers in Malaysia start smoking when they are attending secondary school and rationalise that the benefits of smoking are greater than its risks, according to recent studies in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (JSSH). Substance abuse involves the misuse or overdose of

Fujitsu Develops Energy-Saving Technology To Cool Data Centers

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KAWASAKI, Jun 29 – Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of highly accurate predictive technology for such metrics as temperature and humidity, enabling energy-saving operations of air-conditioning equipment in data centers. With the aim of preventing global warming, there is a demand for energy-saving in data centers, particularly with air-conditioning

MACC Arrested Guan Eng Over Bungalow Purchase Issue

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GEORGE TOWN, Jun 29 – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng was arrested by the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) at his office in Komtar here today. According to a tweet by state executive councillor Dr Afif Bahardin, an arrest warrant has been issued to Chief Minister by MACC Officers and Lim

Malaysia Condemns Terrorist Attack On Istanbul Airport

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 29 – Malaysia today condemned “in the strongest terms” the terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport yesterday that resulted in 36 dead and close to 150 injured. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, expressing shock at the news of the attack, extended his “deepest condolences” to the people

36 Dead In Istanbul Airport Bombings As Turkish PM Blames IS

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ISTANBUL, Jun 29 – A triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport has killed at least 36 people, including foreigners, with Turkey’s prime minister saying early signs pointed to an assault by the Islamic State group. The attackers began spraying bullets at the international terminal entrance before blowing themselves

Eco World Acquires Two Parcels Of Land In Penang

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PETALING JAYA, Jun 29 – Eco World Development Group Bhd’s subsidiary has purchased two parcels of land in Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang from Batu Kawan Development Sdn Bhd for RM875.24 million. Eco World estimates that a mixed township development on the sites will have a combined gross development value of RM7.76 billion.

UK’s Labour Leader Defies Brexit Ouster Vote

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LONDON, Jun 29 – British opposition Labour lawmakers voted massively against their leader Jeremy Corbyn in a no-confidence motion Tuesday triggered by the Brexit crisis, but the veteran socialist refused to quit. Corbyn, who has the crucial backing of labour unions and was elected last year in a landslide by ordinary Labour

YTL Power Says Unable To Quantify Brexit

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PETALING JAYA, Jun 29 – YTL Power International Bhd, which is involved in the water industry in the UK, is unable to quantify the effect of Brexit on its business operations for the time being. In response to a verbal query from Bursa Malaysia, the group said the impact is still unknown

Penang Gerakan Pointed Out Ridiculous Housing Condition

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GEORGE TOWN, Jun 29 – Penang Gerakan pointed out against the discriminatory guidelines for property ownership in relation to the brochure of a new development project called Mutiara Jesselton, Parcel 2, of Jesselton Villas, near Jesselton Heights, Penang. Penang Gerakan key spokesperson Ooi Zhi Yi said in the brochure, there is

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