SEOUL, Jun 19 – Suprema, Inc., a leading, global provider of biometrics and security solutions, has announced the unveiling of BioEntry P2, a fingerprint device offering highest matching performance, slim design and multi-RFID reader in a package providing comprehensive access control features. BioEntry P2 blends Suprema’s industry-leading technologies and innovations.
PUTRAJAYA, Jun 19 – Good news for civil servants! The government has decided to build 200,000 units of houses under the 1Malaysia Civil Servants Housing Programme, double the number originally targeted. This was disclosed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak at the handing over of keys to owners of the
LONDON, Jun 19 – Worshippers leaving a London mosque just after midnight on Monday were helping an unwell elderly man when a van deliberately targeted them, eyewitnesses said, driven by an attacker who shouted: “I want to kill all Muslims.” The van swerved towards the people outside the Finsbury Park Mosque in
HONG KONG, Jun 19 – A new study by regional pay-TV industry group CASBAA shows that the overall access to the multi-channel video services of all kinds in Taiwan is being bolstered by a mobile video market now accounting for 92% of all individuals. According to the CASBAA study (to
BRUSSELS, Jun 19 – Britain starts formal talks to leave the EU on Monday, seeking a deal “like no other in history” despite entering fiendishly difficult negotiations with a badly weakened government. A year after Britain’s seismic referendum, Brexit minister David Davis and the European Union’s French chief negotiator Michel Barnier will
SEPANG, Jun 19 – AirAsia X is thrilled to announce the launch of Fly High & Get Rewarded! Contest to reward guests for spending on flights and add-ons. From today until 16 July 2017, AirAsia X guests who purchase flights and add-ons with their AirAsia BIG Member ID* will automatically be in
SUNGAI UDANG, Jun 19 – PETRONAS through its subsidiary, Malaysian Refining Company Sdn Bhd (MRC), today donated RM184,000 worth of Hari Raya aid to underprivileged residents of Tangga Batu, Sungai Udang and Merlimau areas, today. The donation, which is part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, aims to help those
JOHOR BARU, Jun 19 – An assistant veterinary officer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to four counts of corruption involving RM35,000 between August 2013 and April 2014. Mohd Razi Basar, 40, who heads the Ruminant Unit of the Johor Veterinary Service Department, made the plea after the charges
DUBAI, Jun 19 – A “terrorist” bomb attack in a Shiite village in Bahrain has killed a policeman and wounded two others, the interior ministry in the Sunni-ruled Gulf kingdom said on Monday. The attack late Sunday occurred in Diraz, west of the capital Manama, the ministry said on its Twitter account.
GENEVA, Jun 19 – Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016, the UN said Monday. That number marks a jump of just 300,000 from the end of 2015, but is more
As Apple Pay continues to expand, Apple is holding a special shopping event in San Francisco to promote the mobile payment service. The “Lose Your Wallet” event will highlight stores that support Apple Pay while offering exclusive discounts… The shopping event will consist of 20 merchants in Hayes Valley and 16
LONDON, Jun 19 – A van ploughed into worshippers leaving a London mosque on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring 10 others in what witnesses said was a deliberate attack on Muslims. The hired vehicle swerved into a group of people leaving prayers shortly after midnight at the Finsbury Park
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