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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Anger Mounts Over London Tower Blaze

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LONDON, Jun 16 – Anger mounted in London on Wednesday over a devastating tower block blaze which killed at least 17 people, as police said some of the victims were left unrecognisable by the blaze. Locals yelled questions at Mayor Sadiq Khan as he walked through the west London neighbourhood where the

Brother: Singapore’s First Family Should Quit Politics

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SINGAPORE, Jun 16 – The Lee family which has dominated Singapore since its founding should quit politics after the current generation, the prime minister’s brother said Thursday as a bitter feud rages over their father’s legacy. The tightly ruled nation has been rocked by allegations from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s siblings

Seven Killed, Dozens Hurt in China Kindergarten Blast

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BEIJING, Jun 16 – An explosion rocked a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens, authorities said, as state media published images showing bloodied and unconscious victims. The blast occurred near the kindergarten and victims were taken to hospital, according to the Fengxian county government

Nhaveen’s Death Gets International Attention

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 16 – The tragic news of the passing of student T. Nhaveen, who was brutally assaulted by a group of youths in Jalan Kaki Bukit in Georgetown, Penang last Saturday, received not only local but also international attention on the social media. The 18-year old died at the Penang

Britain, EU To Begin Brexit Negotiations On Monday

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LONDON, Jun 16 – Negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union will begin between British and EU officials on Monday, the British government said in a statement. “The first round of talks that will see the United Kingdom leave the European Union will start on Monday June 19,” the Department for

EPF Warns Members Of False Messages, Scams

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 15 – The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has issued a warning to members of false messages and scams which have been circulating via the social media, short messaging service (SMS) and WhatsApp application. In a statement today, EPF said, it had identified a false SMS message sent to members,

Malaysian Family Among Those Evacuated In London Fire

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LONDON, Jun 15 – A Malaysian family was among those evacuated in the fire which destroyed the Grenfell Tower block of flats in West London yesterday. The fire, believed to have been caused by a faulty fridge on the 3rd or 4th floor of the 24-storey block in the North Kensington district

Five Years Of Wonder At Gardens By The Bay

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SINGAPORE, Jun 15 – Gardens by the Bay, Singapore’s horticultural-themed attraction renowned for its Supertrees and cooled conservatories, celebrates its fifth anniversary in June this year. Built on land reclaimed from the sea, Gardens by the Bay opened in June 2012. Five years on, it remains unique in the region as

Deadly Fire Engulfs London Tower Block

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LONDON, Jun 14 – At least six people perished on Wednesday and many more are still missing after a massive inferno tore through a London apartment block, with witnesses reporting terrified people had leapt from the 24-storey tower. As smoke continued to billow from the charred building, survivors voiced anger over longstanding

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