Johari Meets US Chamber Of Commerce To Discuss TPP Issues

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KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 21 – Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani has met the United States Chamber of Commerce to discuss issues arising from the uncertain future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). In a statement today, the Ministry of Finance said the meeting took place during the International Monetary Fund

Full Rehearsal Held Today For 15th Agong’s Installation Ceremony

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KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 21 – The full rehearsal for the ceremonial installation of Sultan Muhammad V as the nation’s 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong at Istana Negara today went smoothly with preparations almost completed according to schedule. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said the rehearsal was to identify

Ringgit Closes Higher Against US Dollar

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KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 20 – The ringgit closed slightly higher against the US dollar today as the greenback continued to lose ground on mounting concerns over the lower-than-expected US Consumer Price Index data released for March, and President Donald Trump’s tax reform promises. At 6 pm, the local unit was quoted

Fox News Dumps Embattled Host Over Harassment Allegations

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NEW YORK, Apr 20 – Fox News on Wednesday severed its ties with Bill O’Reilly, sacking its biggest star and America’s most-watched cable news anchor over a flood of sexual harassment allegations and crashing advertising sales. It was a humiliating blow to one of the biggest US media names, a veteran broadcaster

WWF Unveils Special Anniversary Logo

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PETALING JAYA, Apr 20 – The World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia (WWF-Malaysia) has unveiled its distinctive anniversary logo to commemorate its 45th year of establishment in Malaysia. The special logo was also revealed in conjunction with Earth Day, which will be celebrated globally on April 22. WWF-Malaysia in a statement said the

Bursa Malaysia Ends Firmer On Improved Regional Sentiment

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KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 20 – Bursa Malaysia reversed yesterday’s downtrend to close firmer today with interest mostly spotted in index-linked counters and banking-related stocks prompted by improved regional sentiment. At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) finished 2.66 points higher at 1,741.61 against yesterday’s close of 1,738.95. The key index,

Police Break Up WhatsApp Porn Sharing Network

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THE HAGUE, Apr 20 – Police have arrested 39 suspects in over a dozen countries across Europe and Latin America after busting an online paedophile ring that used the WhatsApp chat service to share images of child sex abuse, officials said on Tuesday. In coordinated swoops late last month, local and

Najib Witnesses MOU Signing To Develop Patriotism

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PUTRAJAYA, Apr 19 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Education Ministry and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture in conjunction with the “Pertandingan Seni Negaraku” (My Nation’s Arts Competition) at the Bangunan Perdana Putra, here today. The

UK Parliament Votes On Snap Election In Brexit’s Shadow

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LONDON, Apr 19 – Britain’s parliament votes Wednesday on holding a snap election in June, as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to make strong gains against the opposition ahead of gruelling Brexit negotiations. May, who made the shock call for an early election on Tuesday, needs to bolster her narrow majority of

Hitachi, Hirotsu Bio Science To Collaborate In Research For The Practical Application Of Cancer Screening Using Nematodes

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TOKYO, Apr 19 – Hitachi, Ltd and Hirotsu Bio Science Inc. today announced that they have entered an agreement to collaborate on research for the practical application of cancer screening using nematodes. The two companies will conduct collaborative research to realize the practical application of HirotsuBio’s “N-NOSE” cancer screening method

Zairil Says ‘Kissing Couple’ Photo Are Fake

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GEORGE TOWN, Apr 19 – The candidacy of the high profile Malay DAP members for the next general election Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari, a 34-year-old married man with two children, today denied that the male in the photographs looked like him shown hugging a woman resembling a DAP Youth exco member, Dyana Sofya,

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