Airlines Settle Twin Towers Claim Over 9/11 Attacks

NEW YORK, Nov 22 – American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to a US$95.1 million (RM392 million)settlement with the developer of the World Trade Center over the Sept 11, 2001 attacks, ending 13 years of litigation. Insurers will cover the payout to World Trade Center Properties, owned by developer Larry Silverstein,

New US Sanctions On North Korea Ships, Chinese Traders

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 – The United States on Tuesday unveiled new sanctions targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang, again raising the pressure on the pariah state to abandon its nuclear program. The measures came a day after President Donald Trump declared North Korea a state sponsor of

Malaysia To Host 2019 World Summit On Arts, Culture

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 – Malaysia is to host the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture in March 2019. The summit, carrying the theme “Mobile Minds: Culture, Knowledge and Change”, will see the participation of 73 countries and will be jointly organised by the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN)

Pahang Does Not Intend To Raise Water Tariff

KUANTAN, Nov 20 – The Pahang state government does not intend to raise water tariff even though Pahang Water Management Berhad (Paip) incurred a deficit of about RM10 million a month. State Basic Facilities and Environmental Committee chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Soffi Abdul Razak said the decision was made by Mentri

Labuan Airport Reopened For Flights At 6am Today

LABUAN, Nov 19 – The Labuan Airport, which was temporarily closed at 2pm on Saturday, due to the emergency belly landing of a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) C130 Hercules transport aircraft, was reopened at 6am this morning. Labuan Airport manager Ahmad Fikri Samsuddin said the airport received the first aircraft

Sultan Of Selangor Opens Klang Third Bridge

KLANG, Nov 19 – The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah today officially opened the Klang Third Bridge which was built at a cost of RM199 million and named it Jambatan Raja Muda Nala (Raja Muda Nala Bridge), here today. The first two bridges in Klang are known as Jambatan Kota

Zahid Visits Anwar At KL Hospital

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today visited PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim who is recuperating from surgery at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital. “Just visited Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim who had undergone surgery on the right shoulder at HKL recently.

GDP Growth To Support Ringgit’s Trading Next Week

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 – The ringgit is expected to continue its upward momentum against the US dollar next week, propelled by Malaysia’s third-quarter gross domestic product growth as well as the possibility of the central bank revising the overnight policy rate (OPR). The Malaysian economy grew at a faster pace

Thunderstorms Forecast For Several States

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 – The Meteorological Department has forecast thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and strong winds in several districts in Kedah, Penang, Perak, Pahang, Sabah and Sarawak up to the early evening today. It said in a statement that the districts to be affected included Yan, Kuala Muda, Kulim, Baling, Pendang,

AirAsia Lauds Changi T4 As Model Airport Of The Future

SINGAPORE, Nov 16 – AirAsia today announced its plan to enhance air travel experience through digitalisation, setting Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 4 (T4) as the model airport of the future for low-cost carriers (LCC). AirAsia will use data from its operations at Changi T4, which boasts the Fast and Seamless Travel

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