KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 5 – The ringgit snapped a six-day losing streak to close higher against the US dollar today on the back of bargain hunting amid cautious sentiment in the market, dealers said. At 6pm, the local unit stood at 4.4295/4325 against the greenback compared with 4.4300/4330 on Tuesday. A dealer
LAHORE, Apr 5 – At least four people have been killed and 10 wounded in a blast which appeared to have been an attack targeting a census team in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore Wednesday, officials said. Security officials had cordoned off the area on Bedian Road in the bustling capital of
The big news out this morning from Apple’s unprecedented sit-down with the press this week is the company’s plans to tear down and rethink the Mac Pro. But a few other hardware nuggets arose from that meeting, as well. Namely, the fact that the company is planning new iMacs more aggressively
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 5 – A group of 20 traders from Jalan Kuala Kangsar held a peaceful protest over the eviction at Komtar entrance here this morning. Spokesman Lai Kong Hooi, 42, urged Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to intervene into the relocation of their stalls. “I would like to called upon the Penang
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 – An opposition member wants Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia to challenge the decision made by the Attorney-General’s Chamber (AGC) to charge his assaulters in parliament under the Minor Offences Act 1955. Shah Alam MP Khalid Abdul Samad in a letter to the speaker said Pandikar Amin had
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 – The ringgit remained lower against the US dollar for the sixth consecutive session dampened by the continuous risk appetite for the local note, dealers said. At 6pm, the local unit stood at 4.4300/4330 against the greenback compared with 4.4260/4290 on Monday. A dealer said the ringgit declined
SEOUL, Apr 4 – North Korea has warned it will retaliate if the global community ramps up sanctions over its latest round of weapons tests. The warning comes as President Donald Trump threatened the US was prepared to go it alone in bringing Pyongyang to heel if China did not step in.
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 – J. Eduardo Malaya, who concluded his duty as Philippine ambassador to Malaysia yesterday, was pleased to see a milestone in bilateral relations between both countries in many areas, during his five and a half years’ tenure. Malaya said among the most significant outcomes was security cooperation between
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 – The benchmark FBM KLCI ended at its intraday high today on last minute bargain hunting in selected heavyweights led by Petronas Chemicals and Hong Leong Bank. At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 1.70 points to end at 1,747.19 against Monday’s close of 1,745.49.
SEOUL, Apr 4 – Nuclear-armed North Korea on Wednesday fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan, South Korea and the US military said, days after Pyongyang warned of retaliation if the global community ramps up sanctions. South Korea’s defence ministry said the missile had flown some 60km. It said that
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 – Malaysia is not expected to see a property bubble in the next five years, said iProperty General Manager Data Services, P. Premendran. He said Malaysia has prepped fallback measures from the 1997-1998 economic turmoil and from the US sub-prime mortgage crisis in 2008. “Malaysia would not be
SINGAPORE, Apr 4 – Concur, an SAP company and one of the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, has announced a collaboration with AirAsia Group that will help Concur Travel customers access regular and exclusive corporate content from AirAsia. The latter content is available only to customers
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 4 – A forum on water demand management in Penang, World Water Day 2017, to be held on 5th April 2017 (Wednesday), 4pm to 6pm at Penang Institute Conference Hall. World Water Day is held annually on March 22nd as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating
TOKYO, Apr 4 – Fujitsu Limited and Oracle today announced the launch of Fujitsu SPARC M12, a new lineup of enterprise servers now available worldwide. Featuring Fujitsu’s new SPARC64 XII processor, Fujitsu SPARC M12 servers achieve the world’s highest per CPU core performance in arithmetic processing, offering dramatic improvements for a wide range
NEW DELHI, Apr 4 – AirAsia Group is pleased to be part of Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s visit to India, in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between the India and Malaysia. AirAsia Berhad Executive Chairman and AirAsia X Group CEO, Datuk
TOKYO, Apr 4 – Eisai Co., Ltd. has announced that the smell identification test “UPSIT Series” will be launched today for sale to health insurance pharmacies and local governments in Japan. The UPSIT Series was developed by Sensonics International. Eisai has obtained exclusive rights to market the test in Japan,
MOSCOW, Apr 3 – Fifty people have been injured by the blasts in St Petersburg’s metro system on Monday, Andrey Kibitov, the head of the city governor’s press service said on Twitter. Seventeen ambulances are currently treating the injured, Kibitov said. All the city’s metro stations have been closed, Interfax earlier reported.
SAINT PETERSBURG, Apr 3 – The Saint Petersburg metro has closed all stations after a blast killed around 10 people on Monday, news agencies reported. The metro servicing Russia’s second largest city said it had closed all stations at 15:40 local time (12:40 GMT) amid an ongoing evacuation. It remains unclear
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 3 – AirAsia X Bhd and PT Indonesia AirAsia (IAA) today entered into an IATA Standard Ground Handling Agreement. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia, AirAsia X said IAA would provide ground handling services to its intended flights into and out of the Indonesian stations where the latter
NEW DELHI, Apr 3 – India’s PV Sindhu defeated top seed Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to win the final match of the India Open badminton tournament in New Delhi on Sunday. Third seed Sindhu beat the Spaniard 21-19, 21-16 in a match that lasted 46 minutes at the Siri