KL Aims To Attract 16mil Tourists By 2025: Mayor

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 – The Kuala Lumpur Tourism Master Plan 2015-2025 aims to attract 16 million tourists and RM79 billion in revenue by 2025. Mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib said the target was set based on the increasing number of tourist arrivals and receipts for the past 10 years.

US Man Arrested Over IS-Inspired Plot To Attack Capitol

WASHINGTON, Jan 15 – A US man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly plotting an attack on Congress inspired by Islamic State militants, according to the Justice Department and the FBI. Christopher Cornell, 20, was taken into custody after he purchased two semi-automatic weapons and 600 rounds of ammunition in the US state

How Facebook At Work Could Shrink Faceless Enterprises

When you have a question at a small company, you always know who to ask. But as corporations grow, it becomes impossible to remember everyone’s names, let alone their areas of expertise, and communication channels flood with noise. Facebook At Work, the company’s new enterprise collaboration suite, could change that. Familiar

Seven Killed In Tapah Fiery Crash

TAPAH, Jan 15 – At least seven people died in an accident involving a bus at Km326.3 of the North South Expressway near the exit of Tapah here. In the 1.15am incident, the bus, which was carrying 30 passengers, was on its way from Kuala Kurau to Genting Highlands. District police

QZ8501: Two More Remains Identified

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 – Two more remains of the ill-fated AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ8501 victims were identified as Jie Stephanie Gunawan and Christanto Leoma Hutama. With the identification of the female and male victims by the Disaster Victim Identification Police Department of the Republic of Indonesia (DVI POLRI), 10 more

Electricity Restored In Flood-Stricken States

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 – The operations of 88 electrical substations in Perak, which were suspended due to recent floods, have been fully restored at 8am today. Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) Distribution Division senior general manager (Operations, Region 2) Abdul Aziz Abdul Majid said several electrical substations in Perak, Kelantan and Pahang

Najib And Wife Attend ‘Tahlil’ For Late Father

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak attend a ‘tahlil’ prayer and ‘yassin’ recital ceremony for his late father, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein at the Ar-Rahah Mosque, Kampung Kerinchi here tonight.  Also present was the prime minister’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, Najib’s mother Tun

Government To Study Visa Exemption For Chinese Tourists

KULAIJAYA, Jan 14 – The government will look into visa exemption for tourists from China as a move to attract them to the country. Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz said the visa exemption was discussed at the Cabinet meeting today. “The Cabinet should have discussed the

CIMB, RHB & MBSB Cease Discussions On Mega Merger

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 – CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, RHB Capital Bhd and Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) announced Wednesday that they have ceased discussions on the proposed merger and creation of a mega Islamic bank in light of the current economic conditions. “We had thoroughly deliberated the merger, and

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