Suprema BioEntry P2 Officially Launching On October 12

SEOUL, Oct 12 – Suprema, a global provider of leading biometrics and security solutions, today announced that the company is officially launching BioEntry P2, a mullion-type fingerprint access control device that offers highest matching performance, slim design and multi-card reading in a package to provide comprehensive access control features, on

Volcano Erupts In Indonesia’s North Sumatra

JAKARTA, Oct 12 – Mount Sinabung volcano in Karo district, Indonesia’s North Sumatra province erupted earlier Thursday, spewing a column of ash 2km into the sky, Xinhua news agency reported a disaster agency senior official as saying. The eruption took place at 2.45am Jakarta time, followed by tremors with ash sliding

AirAsia Introduces Classic Szechuan Dish On Board

SEPANG, OCT 12 – AirAsia today unveiled its new Kung Pao Chicken dish, the latest addition to the Santan inflight menu. The new meal features tender chicken in delicious Kung Pao sauce – a bold blend of dark soya sauce, garlic, ginger and dried chili – topped with roasted peanuts, served with

MACC To Issue Corruption Ranking For Ministries

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 11 – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will be ranking each ministry on the issue of corruption and abuse of power, said its Chief Commissioner Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad. He said the list (containing the rankings) which had been completed and validated by the experts involved would be announced to

PDRM Disallow Opposition Rally At Padang Timur

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 – The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) have disallowed the Opposition rally planned for Saturday at Padang Timur, Petaling Jaya, citing security reasons. Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said they had received four reports from local residents who objected to the rally in the area and

Little India Is A Potential Fire Hazard

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 11 – The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) wishes to differ from the Malaysian Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Penang (MICCI) president Datuk N. Gobalakrishnan’s opinion and that of the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) on the setting up of temporary canopies in Little India. It is

15 Dead As Wildfires Torch California Wine Country

SANTA ROSA, Oct 11 – Firefighters battled wildfires in California’s wine region on Tuesday as the death toll rose to 15 and thousands were left homeless in neighbourhoods reduced to ashes. “The homes are gone, they are like dust,” said Jack Dixon, a personal trainer who lives in Santa Rosa, a city

Japan’s Hino Motors To Build Truck Plant In Russia

TOKYO, Oct 10 – Japanese truck maker Hino Motors Ltd plans to build a 3,000-trucks-a-year factory in Moscow, likely investing tens of billions of yen, the Nikkei business daily reported on Tuesday. The plant, Hino’s first in Russia, will begin production in 2019, the paper said, without citing its source. A

More Than 250,000 PR1MA Units Approved To Date

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – Nationwide as at Sept this year, 259,882 of 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) units have been approved for construction, of which, 141,661 are in various stages of development. PR1MA Corporation Malaysia chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Mutalib Alias said 8,475 PR1MA units had been completed with 934 keys

Salleh: Kit Siang Camouflaging His True Ambitions

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak says DAP leader Lim Kit Siang has very cleverly outmanoeuvred PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim from the top post and used Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to camouflage his political intentions. “That is why

Fama To Ship 5,000 Kg Of Frozen Durians To China

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – The Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA) will ship 5,000 kg of frozen durian to Qinzhou in Guangxi, China in conjunction with the first Nanning Durian Festival 2017 from Nov 3 to 5. FAMA chairman Tan Sri Badruddin Amiruldin said the delivery of the fruit in the

DAP Sets Nov 12 For Party CEC Re-Election

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 –  The fresh re-election of DAP’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) will be held on Nov 12 at the Ideal Convention Centre Shah Alam, Selangor. DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng told a special media conference here Monday that the date had been agreed to by the Registrar of Societies (RoS) Department. He

Rupp, Dibaba Win First Major Marathons At Chicago

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CHICAGO, Oct 9 – Galen Rupp became the first American man in 15 years to win the Chicago Marathon on Sunday while Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba, a three-time Olympic champion, captured the women’s crown. It was only the fourth career start at the 42.16km distance for Rupp, who was second in April’s Boston

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