Trump Vows To Put ‘America First’

WASHINGTON, Jan 21 – President Donald Trump assumed power Friday with a fiercely nationalistic vow to put “America first,” taking a stinging swipe at the legacy of his predecessor hours after reciting the oath of office. Hundreds of thousands of people stood on the rain-splattered National Mall to see the 70-year-old Republican

Customs Eyes To Collect RM40b-RM42b In GST This Year

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 21 – The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) targets to collect between RM40 billion and RM42 billion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) this year compared with RM41.2 billion in 2016, said its Director-General Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad. He said the department would continue with its programmes to engage the

Mustapa: Malaysia To Pursue FTAs With TPP Members If TPPA Fails

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 – Malaysia may look into the possibility of pursuing bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) with the relevant Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) members should the TPP Agreement (TPPA) fail to materialise, said Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed. The country would also prioritise strengthening the

Govt: 3 Indonesian Fishermen Missing Off Philippines

MANILA, Jan 21 – Three Indonesian fishermen have gone missing in waters off the southern Philippines, Manila said Saturday, an area that has seen repeated kidnappings for ransom by Islamist militants. Authorities said the three Indonesians went missing on Wednesday in waters bordering the Philippines and Malaysia but the circumstances of their

The Launched Of AMPLIFY Conference

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 20 – About 50 students participated in AMPLIFY Conference which had launched at Penang Institute here this evening. The purpose of this event is to raise the awareness, communicating skills and leadership skills among the high school and college students regarding the Penang issues before enter to University.

Bersih Cleared Of Property Damage Lawsuit

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 19 – The Court of Appeal ruling that the government has no right to sue organisers of the Bersih rally to recover losses for damaged public property incurred in the rally, stands. This follows the Federal Court decision today, in dismissing the government’s application for leave to appeal against that

By-election For Tanjong Datu State Seat On Feb 18

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 19 – The by-election for the Tanjong Datu State Assembly seat in Sarawak will be held on Feb 18, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah. He said that the Election Commission, at its special meeting on Wednesday, also fixed the nomination day for the by-election for

Sarawak Cabinet Sworn-in, No New Faces

KUCHING, Jan 19 – Yang Dipertua Negri Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud and wife, Puan Sri Ragad Kurdi Taib today attended the swearing-in of the Sarawak state cabinet and assistant ministers, with no new faces in the line-up. The ceremony held at Dewan Lapau in the State Legislative Assembly building, Petra Jaya

OIC Extraordinary Meeting On Rohingya Kick-off In Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 – The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers on The Situation of The Muslim Minority Rohingya in Myanmar kicked-off with the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) here this morning. The two-hour closed-door meeting attended by senior officials from member states of OIC, among others, aimed to

App Stores Must Register With State

SHANGHAI, Jan 17 – App stores in China must register with the state from Monday, a government statement said, as China tightens its control over the internet. App stores are “not strict” when they examine and approve apps, the China Cyberspace Administration, the country’s internet watchdog, said in a statement. Lax standards

Obama Warns Trump Not To Jettison Iran Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 – US President Barack Obama on Monday marked the first anniversary of the nuclear deal with Iran by emphasizing its “significant and concrete results” and warning the against undoing a pact supported by the world’s major powers. In language that seemed clearly directed at incoming president Donald Trump,

MRT-SBK Line Service Will Start Charging Fares

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 – The Mass Rapid Transit Sungai Buloh-Kajang (MRT-SBK) line service will start charging fares to commuters tomorrow. The service involves the first phase between Sungai Buloh-Semantan stations, involving 12 stations for a 21-km stretch, which opened on Dec 16 last year offering free fares, including shuttle buses for

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