KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today advised all ministries to come up with detailed plans for the financial allocations they will receive under Budget 2017 that was approved by the Dewan Rakyat last night. He said the government shouldered the responsibility of ensuring that all
WASHINGTON, Nov 23 – US president-elect Donald Trump backed away from a threat to prosecute his political rival Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, saying to do so would be “very divisive for the country.” During a meeting with New York Times editorial staff, Trump appeared to reverse the “lock-her-up” campaign rhetoric that had called his
ALOR STAR, Nov 23 – All political parties are now geared towards preparing for the 14th general election, which many expect will be held next year. Many also expect the coming election to be more challenging than the 13th general election, which was held in May 2013. In Kedah, for example, the Mentri
NEW YORK, Nov 23 – US President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday he has an open mind about pulling out of world climate accords and admitted global warming may be in some way linked to human activity. “I think there is some connectivity. Some, something. It depends on how much,” he told a
IPOH, Nov 23 – The number of malaria cases in the Pos Kemar Orang Asli settlement in Gerik, 150km north of here, has increased to 52, with nine more cases detected yesterday. Perak Director of Health Datuk Dr Juita Ghazalie said the biggest number of cases, 44, was in Kampung Senangin, rising
BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22 – A Pacific-wide trade deal would be “meaningless” without the United States, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday, as Donald Trump vowed to abandon the agreement on his first day in office. The future of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been thrown into serious doubt after the
HONG KONG, Nov 22 – The sixth Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) today (22 November) launched its two-day run at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 70 leaders from the logistics and maritime industries are speaking at the conference. Today’s activities included the plenary session “China’s
JAKARTA, Nov 22 – Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said yesterday he was determined to “prevent the growth of radicalism”, apparently responding to rumours that extremists were planning protests to destabilise his government. Officials say there has been mounting alarm within the government since more than 100,000 Muslims, led by hardliners, took
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BANGKOK, Nov 22 – Finance Vice Minister Kiatchai Sophastienphong of Thailand was the keynote speaker at the Global Alliance Partners Investment Conference hosted by KT ZMICO Securities Company (KT ZMICO) on 18 November 2016. He encouraged the group of professional investors, fund managers, and brokers to pursue more cross-border investments within
TAIPEI, Nov 22 – Taiwan’s troubled TransAsia Airways said Tuesday the company would be dissolved in the wake of two deadly plane crashes, massive financial losses and an insider trading probe. Board members reached the decision to close the struggling airline during a hastily called board meeting, with all flights immediately axed.
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 21 – Jalan Empangan Air Itam, the road leading to the Air Itam Dam, will remain closed to the public until further notice. The road closure is recommended by the Penang State geotechnical consultant, Dato’ Ir. Dr. Gue See Sew, to the Penang State Government for public safety reasons.
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 22 – A conference on Crime Prevention which organized by Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) Penang Chapter and Polis DiRaja Malaysia (PDRM) was happening at St. Giles Wembley Hotel, Penang this morning. The purpose of the collaboration of MAH Penang Chapter and PDRM is to foster a good
WASHINGTON, Nov 22 – US President-elect Donald Trump outlined plans on Monday for his first day in office, including withdrawing from a major trade accord and investigating abuses of work visa programs, and met with Cabinet hopefuls at his Manhattan office tower. Trump met with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, Democratic US
OSAKA, Nov 21, 2016 – Osaka University, Scality Inc., and Fujitsu Limited today announced that the three organizations are jointly executing a cold data storage-focused field trial of intercontinental data center coordination, together with partners in Japan and Europe. Based on a consortium for collaboration between academia and industry established
TOKYO, Nov 21 – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), together with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS), has been awarded a full turnkey contract by Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo (UE) for the construction of a combined cycle power plant at the Turakurgan Thermal Power Station in eastern Uzbekistan. MHPS will supply the
HONG KONG, Nov 21 – Kingsoft Corporation Limited (“Kingsoft” or the “Company”; HKEX:03888), a leading Chinese software and Internet service company, has announced its unaudited quarterly results for the three months ended 30 September 2016. For the third quarter of 2016, the revenue of Kingsoft increased 26% quarter-over-quarter and 48% year-over-year
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 20 – Penang State Barisan National (BN) Chairman Teng Chang Yeow hold a press conference today said he will not submit himself to the dateline as demanded by the Chief Minister of Penang to show the document proving the profit guarantee agreement between TIRSB and Ideal Property Sdn Bhd.
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 20 – Democratic Action Party (DAP) condemns the new arrests by Barisan Nasional (BN) of more Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and DAP leaders after the Bersih 5 rally yesterday, when the Bersih 5 ended peacefully without any violence nor bloodshed, said Secretary-General of the DAP, Lim Guan Eng. He said
BAGAN DATOH, Nov 19 – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said police are expected to arrest more Bersih 5 and Red Shirts leaders and those associated with the two groups as the rally progresses today. Declining to reveal the full list of those expected to be detained, Ahmad
BAGAN DATOH, Nov 19 – More individuals who join the Bersih 5 (Yellow Shirt) and the Red Shirt rallies will be arrested before being charged in court, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Zahid, who is also Home Minister said the list of individuals involved in the