Super Blue Blood Moon Phenomenon On Jan 31

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 – On Jan 31, the people in Malaysia will have the opportunity to witness a spectacular combination of three lunar phenomena dubbed the Super Blue Blood Moon, a total lunar eclipse which last occurred 152 years ago. The Super Blue Blood Moon phenomenon, which was last observed

Fama Targets Sales Of RM3.5b This Year

PORT DICKSON, Jan 17 – The Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) is targeting to record sales of RM3.5 billion this year, backed by the increase in online sales activities and in the number of marketing outlets, such as the farmers’ market and the AgroBazaar Rakyat. Fama chairman Tan Sri Badruddin Amiruldin

Pos Malaysia Issues Stamp Series Themed Working Dogs

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 – Pos Malaysia Berhad (Pos Malaysia) issued the first stamp series of 2018 themed “Animals with Various Special Roles – Working Dogs”. Pos Malaysia Stamp and Philately Unit commercial postal and courier head, Diyana Lean Abdullah said the stamp series would be available from Thursday (Jan 18), featuring

MBPP Terminates Service Of Parking Management Company

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 16 – The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has terminated the service of parking management company, Perkhidmatan Alam Indah Sdn Bhd, effective today. City Mayor Datuk Maimunah Mohd Sharif said the service termination was due to the fact that the company, which was appointed to manage the parking system

Felda Land Issue: Forensic Audit Will Proceed, Says PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 – Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today confirmed that the forensic audit and police investigation into land worth RM200 million belonging to the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) in Jalan Semarak here would proceed even though the agency had reclaimed ownership of it. “Alhamdulillah, Felda’s land in

PM Najib Starts Retreat With Meeting PM Lee At Istana

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak starts the Malaysia-Singapore Leaders’ Retreat today with a four-eye meeting with his counterpart, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Istana here. The meeting is expected to take about 45 minutes followed by a delegation meeting which will last about one

Fresh MH370 Search Faces Uphill Task – Aviation Experts

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 – Interpreting sonar data into credible image scenes will be the primary challenge for the Seabed Constructor vessel during the fresh search for Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370 which went missing in March 2014, aviation experts opine. Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) test pilot Prof Dr Mohd Harridon Mohamed Suffian

Asian Financial Forum 2018 Opens In Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Jan 15 – Co-organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 11th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) opened today and will run for two days (15-16 January) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Under the

Malaysia Best Place To Retire In Asia

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 – Malaysia topped the chart for the ideal place to retire among Asian countries in 2018, according to a new Retirement Index from International Living.com. According to the latest index which took into consideration criteria such as cost of living, healthcare and climate by the aforementioned site,

Japan’s Abe Seeks Baltic Support Against North Korea

VILNIUS, Jan 14 – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday urged Baltic Nato states to support pressure on North Korea, as he hammered home his hawkish message that Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes pose a global threat. Despite a recent cooling of tensions in the run-up to the Winter Olympics in

ETS To Offer Business Class Seats Soon

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 – Come September, commuters on the Electric Train Service (ETS) will have an option of the business class seat, which offers a more comfortable and spacious seating. Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) chief executive officer Mohd Rani Hisham Samsudin said the first of nine coaches are expected to

Msia – S’pore Ink Agreement On RTS Link This Month

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 – The Bilateral Agreement for Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) between Johor Baru and Woodlands, Singapore will be signed during the upcoming Malaysia-Singapore Leaders’ Retreat scheduled on Jan 16, in the island republic.  Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the RTS was expected to be

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