KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 13 – Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd’s (Perodua) has surpassed one million units of its Perodua Myvi production since it was introduced in 2005. President and CEO Datuk Dr Aminar Rashid Salleh, said it crossed the mark just last weekend, and continued to be Malaysia’s top selling local car.
NAIROBI, Jun 13 – About 15 people were missing after a seven-storey building collapsed in a residential area of Nairobi, rescue services said today, and the city’s governor appealed to its owner to come forward and provide architectural plans to help rescuers. Governor Evans Kidero, speaking at the scene of the
HONG KONG, Jun 13 – Bo Cai Jing, the Investor Relations brand under Greater-China professional Financial Communications and Investor Relations Consultancy LBS Communications Consulting Limited (“LBS Communications”) partnered China leading media, CNFOL Limited (“CNFOL”), and cooperated with Gelonghui, Sina Finance, and Yuediaoyan successfully organized its second “Good Fortune” series Investor
JOHOR BARU, Jun 13 – The Johor government wants a portion of the Tourism Tax channelled back to it said Datuk Tee Siew Kiong. The State Tourism, Trade and Consumerism Committee chairman said the federal government should establish a mechanism to ensure fair distribution of the tourism tax revenue to the states
PUTRAJAYA, Jun 13 – Malaysia has shared its 2050 National Transformation (TN50) aspiration which offers opportunities to build decent work and stronger labour rights within a universal paradigm of sustainable development at the recent International Labour Organisation (ILO) related conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Human Resources Ministry, in a statement, today said
KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 13 – PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) will close all the 134 added value lanes at its toll plazas from June 22 until July 2 to allow for smooth traffic flow during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri holiday. According to PLUS, in a statement, today the measure was aimed at reducing
ABU DHABI, Jun 13 – The air embargo imposed on Qatar only applies to airlines from Qatar or registered there, the United Arab Emirates Civil Aviation Authority said Tuesday. Saudi Arabia and Bahrain issued identical statements on the air embargo, which came into effect when Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Manama broke off
AMSTERDAM, Jun 13 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced the launch of SafeNet Trusted Access, an access management and identity protection service, to secure cloud and on premise applications. Powered by a robust risk-based analytics engine, Gemalto’s solution delivers integrated Cloud Single-Sign-On (SSO) and Multi-factor Authentication
WASHINGTON, Jun 13 – The White House strongly condemned the arrest of hundreds of anti-corruption protesters in Russia on Monday, in a rare criticism of human rights violations and the Kremlin from Donald Trump’s administration. White House spokesman Sean Spicer called on Moscow to “immediately release all peaceful protesters” detained in nationwide
WASHINGTON, Jun 13 – A much-lampooned – and now-deleted – tweet by President Donald Trump has spurred a serious legislative effort aimed at stopping him from erasing his many misspelt missives and other online messages. Democratic Congressman Mike Quigley on Monday introduced the so-called COVFEFE Act, a reference to Trump’s most famous
YOKOHAMA, Jun 13 – Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has completed construction of a coal gasification furnace plant at its Nagasaki site. The facility will supply core facilities for integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plants. With the completion of the new plant, MHPS now has the ability to
Mitsubishi Corporation Has Reached Agreement To Sell Its Interests In The Hunter Valley Operations And Warkworth Coal Mines In Australia
TOKYO, Jun 13 – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) hereby makes an announcement in relation to its interests in the Hunter Valley Operations (HVO) and Warkworth (WW) coal mines in Australia. MC currently holds a 32.4% and 28.9% ownership interest in HVO and WW, respectively, through its wholly owned subsidiary Mitsubishi Development
TAIPEI, Jun 12 – Lawmakers in Taiwan launched a new group to help promote democracy in Hong Kong on Monday, a move likely to rile Beijing ahead of the 20th anniversary of the handover of the city from Britain back to China. Taiwan and Hong Kong are thorns in Beijing’s side –
TOKYO, Jun 12 – A Japanese zoo celebrated the first birth of a baby panda in five years Monday, with the tiny cub small enough to fit in the palm of a human hand. Eleven-year-old mum Shin Shin gave birth just before noon, officials at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo said in a statement.
WASHINGTON, Jun 12 – Officials in Maryland and the US capital Washington will sue President Donald Trump for accepting payments and benefits from foreign governments through his business empire, news reports said Sunday night. The suit to be unveiled Monday centers on the so-called emoluments clause, which bans US officials from taking
BAGAN SERAI, Jun 12 – A man is in critical condition at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital in Ipoh after suffering almost 70% burns caused by the fire from a cigarette lighter. Unemployed Tan Eng Kian, 36, suffered the burns when he was about to light a cigarette at his home in
LONDON, Jun 12 – Britain’s embattled Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday unveiled her full cabinet, making few changes as the premier clings to power after losing her parliamentary majority in a snap election. May made Damian Green, former work and pensions secretary, her deputy by naming him first secretary of state.
SARANSK, Jun 12 – The metallic framework of the Mordovia Arena stadium dominates the centre of Saransk, the smallest Russian city to host next year’s World Cup and an unlikely venue for such a global event. Located some 500 kilometres (310 miles) southeast of Moscow, Saransk is mainly known to Russians as
MONTREAL, Jun 12 – Teenage rookie Lance Stroll beamed with satisfaction and delight on Sunday after claiming his first points in Formula One by finishing ninth for Williams in his home Canadian Grand Prix. The 18-year-old Canadian, who had been under pressure after struggling for consistent form in the opening races of
BUTTERWORTH, Jun 12 – Penang police issued 289 summonses for various traffic offences and seized 67 motorcycles during a special integrated operation at Lebuhraya Lingkaran Luar Butterworth, here this morning. Seberang Prai North (SPU) police chief ACP Azmi Adam said the special operation that started at 12 midnight and lasted until early