Three Killed, 11 Hurt In Blast At Upscale Bogota Mall

Posted on

BOGOTA, Jun 18 – Three people including a young Frenchwoman were killed and 11 others wounded Saturday when an explosion rocked an upscale Bogota mall, the mayor said. “This cowardly terrorist attack at the Centro Andino mall is deeply distressing,” Mayor Enrique Penalosa said, without giving details on who may have been

US Lawmaker Shot By Anti-Trump Gunman Showing Improvement

Posted on

WASHINGTON, Jun 18 – Top US Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise continued to show improvement as he recovers from being shot by a gunman angry about President Donald Trump, the hospital treating him said Saturday. Scalise and three other people were shot early Wednesday at a park in suburban Washington as they practised

Trump Family Pays Its First Visit To Camp David

Posted on

WASHINGTON, Jun 18 – President Donald Trump left Saturday with his wife and young son to spend the weekend at Camp David for the first time. Since taking power on January 20, Trump has spent most weekends at his resort estate Mar-a-Lago in Florida. But this time, Trump, First Lady Melania and

EC Chairman: EC Accepts Court’s Decision

Posted on

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 18 – The Election Commission (EC) accepts the decision of the Kuching High Court that Dr Ting Tiong Choon remains as the Sarawak assemblyman for Pujut, said EC chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah. In a statement today, he said, EC would take further action in line with the court’s

Amazon Whole Foods Deal Eats Into Supermarket Stocks

Posted on

NEW YORK, Jun 18 – Shares in groceries-selling retailers, including Wal-Mart, British chain Tesco and France’s Carrefour, tumbled on Friday after Amazon’s announced it will acquire Whole Foods Market. Amazon’s deal to buy the upscale US grocery chain for $13.7 billion throttled the broader retail sector on concerns the online retail

Amazon To Buy Upmarket Grocer Whole Foods For US$13.7b

Posted on

NEW YORK, Jun 18 – Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would buy US organic supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc for US$13.7 billion, including debt, marking the internet retailer’s largest deal and biggest foray into the brick-and-mortar retail sector. The deal, which puts a 27 percent premium on Whole

Chief Commissioner: DoJ Has Not Contacted MACC

Posted on

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 17 – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has not been contacted by the United States’ Department of Justice (DoJ) over its latest filing of lawsuits to recover assets allegedly embezzled from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), said its chief commissioner, Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad. He said that until today MACC has

More Than 900 Migrants Rescued Off Libya

Posted on

TRIPOLI, Jun 17 – The Libyan coastguard has rescued more than 900 African and Asian migrants attempting to reach Europe, a navy spokesman said on Saturday. “A coastguard patrol from Zawiya (west of Tripoli) intercepted five inflatable boats and a wooden vessel carrying 906 migrants at dawn on Friday,” General Ayoub Qassem

Al-Jazeera Twitter Account ‘Suspended’

Posted on

DOHA, Jun 17 – Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera said the Twitter account for its main Arabic-language channel had been suspended on Saturday, in the latest “conspiracy” to hit the station. Yasser Abuhilalah, managing director of Al-Jazeera Arabic, confirmed the suspension on social media. The suspension comes at a time of diplomatic crisis in the

Water Supply In Petaling Fully Restored

Posted on

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 17 – Water supply in several areas in Petaling, which was previously affected due to the electricity supply disruption at the Bukit Gasing Reservoir Pump House, has been fully restored. Kumpulan Air Selangor corporate communications head, Amin Lin Abdullah recorded his highest appreciation to all consumers for their patience

OCM Requests Zero-Rated GST For Sports Sponsorships

Posted on

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 17 – The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) has requested the government to consider zero-rated Goods and Services Tax (GST) for all sponsorship and donations given to national sports associations. OCM president Tunku Tan Sri Imran Tuanku Ja’afar said the request was a resolution passed unanimously at the 36th

Trump Revamps Obama-era Cuba Deal, Turns Heat Up On Regime

Posted on

MIAMI, Jun 17 – US President Donald Trump vowed Friday to overhaul Barack Obama’s deal to restore ties with Cuba, promising to instead support the Cuban people against Raul Castro’s government. Trump flew to Miami’s Little Havana, spiritual home of the Cuban-American community, to denounce his predecessor’s “one-sided” settlement and pledge to

Trump Announces He’s Being Investigated

Posted on

WASHINGTON, Jun 17 – US President Donald Trump announced Friday he is under investigation in connection with a probe into alleged Russian election meddling that is gnawing away at his administration — and gathering pace. The Republican leader also lashed out at the Justice Department’s number two, the man tasked with organizing

Presidency A Boon For Some Trump Businesses

Posted on

WASHINGTON, Jun 17 – Becoming president forced Donald Trump to resign from a slew of corporate positions, but it also appears to have netted him much more income from his Mar-a-Lago resort and from book sales. According to a financial disclosure form released late Friday, Trump earned around US$37 million (RM158.2 million)

Five Teenagers To Be Charged With Nhaveen’s Murder

Posted on

GEORGE TOWN, Jun 16 – Five teenage boys allegedly involved in the bullying and subsequent death of T.Nhaveen, 18, will be charged with murder in court, said Penang Police deputy chief Roslee Chik. He said the case was initially classified under Section 148 of the Penal Code for rioting with weapons

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 – Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS) and Malaysian central infrastructure for payment serv… https://t.co/NnQgtfTBFm Dec 03, 2019
  • KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 – Telecommunication giant China Mobile, through its overseas subsidiary China Mobile Internatio… https://t.co/fRWD1kOxsX Dec 03, 2019
  • KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 – AMMB Holdings Berhad (AmBank Group or the Group) on 29 November 2019 announced its financial… https://t.co/tUCQfq6zlp Dec 03, 2019