Japan’s Abe Redoubles Efforts To Defuse Cash Scandal

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TOKYO, Mar 24 – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Friday again rebuffed allegations that he made a donation to an educator at the centre of an intensifying political scandal that has gripped the country. Yasunori Kagoike, a controversial nationalist school operator, said under oath Thursday he had received a one million yen

Malaysians Happy With BR1M And Want It To Continue

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 24 – A recent survey found that the majority of Malaysians appreciated the government’s effort to provide subsidy through 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) 2017 and that it is not a form of bribery as claimed by some. The national survey conducted by Kajidata Research on 1031 recipients and non-recipients

In Trump Land, Painful Choices Await If Obamacare Goes

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ROGERSVILLE, Mar 24 – Maribeth Coote says she hates Obamacare, but it’s the only health coverage option she can afford in this remote, hardscrabble corner of southwestern Pennsylvania. The government should “just back off and let me figure it out, and get out of the whole industry” of health care, the 52-year-old

LIMA’17 Open To Public Today

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LANGKAWI, Mar 24 – Closing of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2017 (LIMA’17) was happening at Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC) here this afternoon with the present of the Minister of Defence, Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Onn. It was opening to public today with the entrance fees on RM10 per

RM3.7b Deals Sealed At LIMA

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LANGKAWI, Mar 23 – The Ministry of Defence today witnessed the signing of contracts and other documents worth more than RM3.7 billion at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (Lima) exhibition. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said 11 contracts, 12 memorandums of understanding, seven letters of acceptance and five letters of

Penang Govt Says No Assessment Rates For Low-cost Houses

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GEORGE TOWN, Mar 23 – The DAP-led Penang government yesterday decided that low-cost, medium-low cost houses and flats are eligible for exemption from assessment rates for 2016 and 2017. State Local Government, Traffic Management and Flood Mitigation Committee chairman Chow Kon Yeow said the state executive council had decided that flats measuring 700²ft

AeroLogica Sdn Bhd Partnering With Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

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LANGKAWI, Mar 23 – AeroLogica Sdn Bhd is pleased to announce that it has signed a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation for supply of Spare Parts and component Repair and Overhaul of Sikorsky Helicopters. The agreement was signed by Chief Executive Officer of AeroLogica, Dato’ Edron Hayata Ahmad and Regional Director

New Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Phones Redefine User Experience For Business Communications

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SINGAPORE, Mar 23 – ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, today introduced new Alcatel-Lucent Premium DeskPhones and DECT cordless phones. The new Alcatel-Lucent “s” series Premium DeskPhones include contextual menus for expert business communications, unique search-by-name keyboard for instant communication, built-in Bluetooth in high-end models, and centralized management enabling

TEDxUSMNibongTebal To Be Held On May 6

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GEORGE TOWN, Mar 23 – TEDxUSMNibongTebal will be held on 6 May 2017 at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Engineering Campus, Nibong Tebal, Penang. TEDx is a non profit organization that bring people together to have the TED-like experience in the spirit of ideas worth spreading. This event was organized  by by a group of passionate

London Attack: Five Dead In Westminster Terror Attack

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LONDON, Mar 23 – Four people have been killed and an attacker shot dead by police in what authorities have described as an “Islamist-related terrorism” incident near Britain’s Houses of Parliament in London. The attacker’s car first struck pedestrians on Westminster Bridge about 2.30pm local time (1.30am AEST), before crashing into the railings surrounding the

KL Structure Plan 2020 Not Cancelled

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 22 – The government has not cancelled the Kuala Lumpur Structure Plan 2020, instead is improving it, said Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor. He said the plan had yet to be gazetted in view of still much more room for improvement taking into consideration the

PromarkerD Predictive Diagnostics For DKD To Roll-out In Asia

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PERTH, Mar 22 – Proteomics International Laboratories Ltd (‘PILL’; ASX: PIQ), a world leader in biomarker discovery in multiple project areas, is advancing deals this week in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai for the Asia Pacific commercialization of PromarkerD, the ground-breaking test platform that uses protein biomarkers in the blood

Own A Bungalow For Just RM100,000

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 22 – Own a bungalow or semi-detached house for just below RM100,000 each. In today’s reality, it is just a dream for most people but not the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar. Called the ‘Rumah Impian Sultan Ibrahim’, the sultan said for a start, 1,840 homes, including bungalow

Seoul: North Korea Fails In New Missile Test

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SEOUL, Mar 22 – A new North Korean missile test failed on Wednesday, the South and US said, two weeks after Pyongyang launched four rockets in what it called a drill for an attack on American bases in Japan. The nuclear-armed North is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its

CNRT: Naval Capability Based Acquisition Reform At RWL

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LANGKAWI, Mar 22 – The Royal Malaysian Navy held its flagship Chief of Navy Roundtable Talks (CNRT) today in conjunction with the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace 2017 (LIMA ’17) at Resorts World Langkawi. The exclusive forum for Navy Chiefs acts as a platform for information and knowledge sharing on issues

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