Hostage Situation Erupts In Sydney Cafe

SYDNEY (AP) — A hostage situation erupted inside a chocolate shop and cafe in Australia’s largest city on Monday, with the nation’s prime minister saying it may be “politically motivated.”  New South Wales state police said they were dealing with “an armed incident,” and said they were trying to make

Muhyiddin Arrives In Beijing For Six-Day Official Visit

BEIJING, Nov 30 – Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin arrived here tonight for a six-day official visit to China aimed at further enhancing the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries. The special aircraft that carried the Deputy Prime Minister landed at the Beijing capital airport, here, at 10.15 pm Sunday (same

Malaysia Shares Jumped At The United Nations

NEW YORK, Nov 30 – Stocks surged in Malaysia Organization of the United Nations (UN) after nearly a month and a half he was elected as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC). Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations, Datuk Hussein Haniff very busy receiving visits and

London Mayor In KL For Khazanah Lecture Series

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 – The Mayor of London Boris Johnson arrived in Malaysia today on a short visit during which he will also deliver a lecture at the Khazanah Global Lectures on Tuesday. Upon his arrival from Jakarta, Johnson was received at klia2 by Khazanah Research Institute managing director Datuk

Airstrikes Mark Shift In Coalition Focus To ISIS ‘Capital’

UNITED STATES, Nov 30 – The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria has stepped up its attacks on the militant Islamist group’s de facto capital, with 30 airstrikes targeting Raqqa overnight, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday. Separately, another opposition activist group based in Raqqa reported that about 30 airstrikes

Najib Sending Wrong Political Signals, Says CenBet

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 – The Centre for a Better Tomorrow (CenBet) today said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak appears to be sending the wrong political signals with his decision to retain and fortify the controversial Sedition Act 1948. By going against his 2012 pledge to do away with the archaic law,

200,000 Foreign Students Target

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 – The Education Ministry is aiming to attract 200,000 international students to study in local institutions of higher learning by the year 2020. Deputy Education Minister P. Kamalanathan said to attract foreign students, the ministry would participate in education fairs overseas.  “There are nearly 100,000 international students

GST Registrations Rise To 173,420 As Of Nov 29

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 – The number of companies registered for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) stood at 173,420 as of Nov 29, an increase of 733 from the previous day, said the Royal Malaysian Customs Department. The number of GST-registered companies has now surpassed the government’s year-end target of

Three Important Elements Considered In Strengthening Sedition Act

MELAKA, Nov 30 – Sedition through the Internet, particularly social media, touching on religious sensitivities and calling for Sabah and Sarawak to leave the federation of Malaysia are among the elements taken into consideration in strengthening the Sedition Act 1948. Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the move was necessary to preserve unity

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