LONDON, Jun 19 – Several people were injured in north London early on Monday when a van rammed into worshippers leaving a mosque, witnesses said, in what British police described as a “major incident”. The Muslim Council of Britain said the vehicle hit people as they were leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque,
KUALA BERANG, Jun 19 – The Communications and Multimedia Ministry through the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will be taking measures to boost telecommunication services during the Aidilfitri festive period to avoid disruptions. Its deputy minister Datuk Jailani Johari said MCMC was in the process of optimising the signal transmission
AMSTERDAM, Jun 19 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is enabling security and reliable connectivity for Dessmann’s new smart lock platform. The new solution from the global manufacturer of smart locks and safe boxes incorporates Gemalto’s Machine Identification Modules (MIM) and Secure Elements (SE), empowering
Apple today is rolling out a minor update to its Apple Music app on Android. The update brings the app to version 2.1 and brings under-the-hood improvements. The update is available now on the Play Store. In the changelog, Apple simply states that the update includes minor app and performance improvements.
PASIR PUTEH, Jun 19 – The government will apply to the World Health Organisation (WHO) to declare the country free of bird flu (H5N1 virus) in nine days’ time if no new cases of H5N1 are detected, according to Veterinary Services Department director-general Datuk Dr Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan Nizam. He said
KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 19 – The failure of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to call up anyone from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) to provide any statements related to the alleged scandals until today proves that it has no case against the strategic development company, said MIC treasurer-general Datuk Seri
HONG KONG, Jun 19 – Malaysian wireless carrier Maxis Bhd plans to raise up to US$406 million in a share offering to pay down debt and finance the potential acquisition of mobile phone waves, IFR reported on Monday, citing a term sheet of the transaction. The offering consists of 300
ERIN, Jun 19 – Brooks Koepka produced a back-nine birdie blitz to win the US Open here Sunday, becoming the seventh consecutive first-time winner of a major with a record-equalling four-shot victory at Erin Hills. The 27-year-old from Florida fired a five-under-par final round 67 to finish on 16 under for the
WASHINGTON, Jun 19 – One of Donald Trump’s lawyers insisted Sunday that the president was not under criminal investigation as part of the sweeping probe into Russia’s alleged meddling in American elections, despite the US leader’s tweets angrily calling the whole saga a “distraction.” The contradictory messages came after Trump first
KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 – Several areas in Kuala Lumpur, Hulu Langat and Petaling Jaya will be facing water supply and water pressure disruptions due to the reduction in the production of treated water at the Sungai Langat Water Treatment Plant (WTP). Air Selangor Group corporate communications chief Amin Lin Abdullah said
YANGON, Jun 18 – A Myanmar ship has retrieved the black box of a plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea with 122 people on board, the army said Sunday, raising hopes of discovering the cause of the tragedy. The military aircraft plunged into the sea during a routine flight from the
BEIJING, Jun 18 – At least 26 people were injured, four of them seriously, when a China Eastern Airlines flight from Paris hit turbulence on Sunday over southwest China, state media said. The incident happened when Flight MU744 from Charles de Gaulle Airport was descending to land at Kunming Changshui International Airport
TOKYO, Jun 18 – Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe slumped more than 10 points to 44.9% in a public opinion poll published today, amid opposition party suspicions he used his influence unfairly to help a friend set up a business. Abe has repeatedly denied abusing his authority to benefit his
ALOR STAR, Jun 18 – PAS has admitted to facing difficulty in winning support from non-Muslims, especially the Chinese, after ending its “tahaluf siyasi” or political cooperation with DAP in the opposition pact. PAS Central Working Committee member, Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz, however, said this difficult challenge would only be
ISTANBUL, Jun 18 – Turkey on Sunday detained 21 employees of a catering firm after more than 700 soldiers required medical attention in an outbreak of food poisoning in the west of the country. The soldiers at the barracks in the western Manisa province ate a meal of soup, rice, chicken and
KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 – CIMB Bank Berhad today announced its enhanced paternity leave benefits to enable fathers to spend more time with their first-born, and share parental responsibilities in welcoming their new baby into the world. This is in tandem with CIMB’s efforts to continuously improve employee welfare through gender-balanced policies.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 – Water supply in several areas around Klang, Shah Alam and Petaling which had experienced disruptions after the main pipe behind the JVC factory in Section 21, Shah Alam, burst has now been fully restored. A statement from Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) however advised
ALOR SETAR, Jun 18 – A director at the Community Development Department (Kemas) in Putrajaya pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to two counts of corruption involving RM159,053.22. Mohd Adnan Md Daud, 54, made the plea after the charges were read out to him before judge Azman Abu Hassan.
KUCHING, Jun 18 – The Development Bank of Sarawak (DBOS) will be operational from January, next year. Its Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg reiterated that Sarawak needed to have its own bank in order to accelerate the state’s economic development in the urban and rural areas. “The bank’s
JITRA, Jun 18 – The Northern Corridor Economic Region’s (NCER) Development Blueprint 2016-2025 expects to create more than 37,000 jobs when two growth nodes in Kedah are completed. Its chief executive officer Datuk Redza Rafiq said over the 10-year period, a total of 80 high-impact projects would be implemented in Kedah,