Australia Floods Still Rising With Two Dead, Four Missing

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BEENLEIGH, Apr 1 – Flooded rivers were still rising Saturday in two Australian states with two women dead and four people missing after torrential rains in the wake of a powerful tropical cyclone. Queensland police warned that the Logan River, which runs through Beenleigh south of Brisbane, would not hit peak flood

Malaysia-North Korea Ties Not Severed

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CHENNAI, Apr 1 – Malaysia did not sever relations with North Korea after the republic fulfilled the demands made in the negotiation process which led to the release of nine Malaysian nationals who were detained in Pyongyang recently. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said although faced with problems, the settlement reached

Trump To Name And Shame Trade ‘Cheats’

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WASHINGTON, Apr 1 – President Donald Trump will order staff Friday to pinpoint countries and goods responsible for America’s nearly $50 billion (RM221 billion) trade deficit, in a protectionist warning shot to trade partners like China. Top administration officials said Trump will issue a pair of executive orders aimed at rooting out

Bursa Malaysia Ends Lower On Profit Taking

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 31 – Bursa Malaysia closed lower today on profit-taking in heavyweights led by telecommunications and industrial stocks and in line with most Asian peers, dealers said. At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 9.16 points to 1,740.09 against Thursday’s close of 1,749.25, after moving between 1,740.09

Malaysia-North Korea Ties Not Severed

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CHENNAI, Mar 31 – Malaysia did not sever relations with North Korea after the republic fulfilled the demands made in the negotiation process which led to the release of nine Malaysian nationals who were detained in Pyongyang for more than nine months recently. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said

Former Trump Advisor Flynn Offers Testimony For Immunity

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WASHINGTON, Mar 31 – Ousted White House national security advisor Michael Flynn has agreed to provide testimony to officials investigating alleged ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, in exchange for immunity from prosecution, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. According to the daily, Flynn proposed his deal to the Federal

Ringgit Ends Lower Against US Dollar

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 31 – The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today, in line with the performance of most regional currencies as demand shifted to the greenback, dealers said. At 6pm, the local unit stood at 4.4230/4280 against the US dollar compared with 4.4190/4220 on Thursday.  A dealer said the

Trump Predicts ‘Very Difficult’ China Summit

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WASHINGTON, Mar 31 – US President Donald Trump predicted an upcoming meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping would be “very difficult” Thursday, laying out an adversarial tone ahead of a high-profile summit. “The meeting next week with China will be a very difficult one. We can no longer have massive trade deficits

Fujitsu And VMware Expand Their Strategic Collaboration To Offer IoT Solutions For The Automobile Industry

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TOKYO, Mar 30 – Fujitsu and VMware (NYSE: VMW) today announced an expanded strategic collaboration to bring innovative IoT solutions to customers in the automobile industry. Extending Fujitsu and VMware’s longstanding collaboration, the Fujitsu OTA Reprograming Solution will be combined with VMware IoT solutions, enabling automobile manufacturers and partners to

Mickey and the Roadster Racers Carnival At Gurney Paragon

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GEORGE TOWN, Mar 30 – Disney’s No. 1 star Mickey Mouse is taking his positivity and can-do spirit on the road in Disney Junior’s latest animated series “Mickey and the Roadster Racers” at Gurney Paragon Mall here from 29th March to 4th April 2017. Now showing on Disney Junior (Astro Channel 613) every Friday

Court Fixes Oct 13 To Hear Maria’s Suit Against Jamal

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 29 – The High Court here has fixed four day from Oct 13 to hear the defamation suit filed by activist Maria Chin Abdullah against Sungai Besar Umno chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunus over for allegedly linking Bersih 2.0 with Daesh militant group.  Maria’s counsel Melissa Sasidaran

Azmin: No Supplementary Budget

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SHAH ALAM, Mar 29 – Selangor will not present a supplementary budget for 2017, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. He said in principle, the state government has decided not to have a supplementary budget, and this principle will be (held). “When we tabled our budget in the state

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