Mustapha Admits Involvement With North Korean Company

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 1 – Veteran Umno secretary-general Datuk Mustapha Ya’akub has admitted his involvement in setting up a company, International Global System (M) Sdn Bhd (IGS), which was linked to Glocom company (Global Communications Co) selling battlefield radios from North Korea. He said his involvement was strictly business following recommendation

Liow: All Local Airports Safe

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KAJANG, Mar 1 – Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai today reassured that all local airports were safe. Liow said the public need not worry about the security aspects in the airports including at the KL International Airport 2 (klia2) which was the location for the murder of North Korean Kim

Kim Jong-nam Murder: Two Women Charged With Murder

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KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 – Two women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader, have been charged with his murder at the Magistrate’s Court, here today. The women, Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam and Siti Aisyah from Indonesia, allegedly smeared deadly VX nerve agent on Mr Kim’s face

Global Oil Prices Broadly Flat, In Tight Range

LONDON, Feb 28 – Global oil prices were broadly flat on Tuesday, continuing to trade in a tight range with the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) bullish production cuts offset by increasing crude production from the United States. The Opec has so far surprised the market by showing record compliance

Globe Telecom Selects NEC And Netcracker To Accelerate Digital Transformation And Infrastructure Virtualization

TOKYO, Feb 28 – NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology announced today that Globe Telecom has selected them to support its digital transformation initiative and lay the foundation for next-generation infrastructure, including virtualization. Globe will use Netcracker’s sophisticated OSS suite and comprehensive Service Orchestration solution, a component of NEC/Netcracker’s Hybrid Operations

Seoul: Kim Jong-Un Ordered Killing In KL

SEOUL, Feb 28 – North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un ordered the killing of his half-brother Kim Jong-Nam, CNN reports today. Citing South Korea’s spy agency, CNN said two North Korean ministries orchestrated the assassination. Lawmakers in Seoul, who were briefed by the country’s intelligence officials, said the North’s foreign ministry and ministry of national security had recruited

New Diesel Prices For March To Take Effect At Midnight

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 – The retail price for petrol RON95 and RON97 for March will remain while the price for the diesel will be slightly increased 5 sen . Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry said the price of petrol and diesel for the month of March 2017 is as follows: RON95 : From RM 2.30/liter

Facebook Shuts Page Of Palestinian Fatah Movement

RAMALLAH, Feb 28 – Facebook has shut down the page of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas’s party Fatah, apparently over a picture of late leader Yasser Arafat with a weapon, the movement said on Monday. A media officer with Fatah and one of the page’s administrators said they had received a message that their

Trump Blames Oscars Fail On Show’s Political Tone

LOS ANGELES, Feb 28 – President Donald Trump said Monday the chaos that erupted at the end of the Oscars was due to Hollywood obsessing about him rather than concentrating on running a smooth show. In an Oval Office interview with conservative website Breitbart News, Trump said Oscars organisers had taken their eyes

Malaysia, Saudi Arabia Ink Key Agreements In Various Fields

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 27 – Malaysia and Saudi Arabia today cemented several key agreements in Malaysia’s administrative capital in conjunction with the state visit of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. King Salman and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak witnessed the signing of the memorandums of understanding.  Malaysia and

IoT To Shake Up Manufacturing Sector

SINGAPORE, Feb 27 – The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) will be on display at SEMICON Southeast Asia, 25-27 April at SPICE in Penang. The global exhibition and conference is organised by SEMI, the global non-profit association connecting the worldwide electronics manufacturing supply chain. More than 70 industry

Trump Scoffs At ‘Rigged’ Democratic Chairman Vote

WASHINGTON, Feb 27 – Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the “rigged” election of a former member of Barack Obama’s presidential cabinet to the post of Democratic chairman.  “The race for DNC Chairman was, of course, totally ‘rigged’,” Trump wrote on Twitter, one day after a gathering of Democratic party faithful elected

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