The Hidden Suffering of Poultry

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 29 – Malaysians consume chicken meat and eggs on a daily basis yet hardly a thought is given to the horrendous conditions in the modern livestock raising systems known as ‘factory-farming’.  Malaysia is largely self sufficient in poultry meat production with over 81% of  the local domestic demand for

1.8 Million Thais Visited Malaysia Last Year

BANGKOK, Sept 29 – About 1.8 million tourists from Thailand visited Malaysia in 2016, representing a growth of 32.5 per cent over the corresponding period in 2015, according to Tourism Malaysia Thailand. The trend of strong growth in tourist arrivals from Thailand is expected to continue this year, said its director,

More Supplies Needed As Villagers Flee Vanuatu Volcano

WELLINGTON, Sept 27 – Villagers fleeing a volcanic eruption in Vanuatu face food and water shortages in overcrowded evacuation camps, aid workers and reports said Wednesday. About 7,000 people on the island of Ambae – in the Pacific archipelago’s north – have left their homes after the Manaro Voui volcano rained rocks

PIVB: Oil Price To Balance At US$50 In 2H17

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 – Public Investment Bank Bhd (PIVB) has reinforced its “overweight” view on the oil and gas (O&G) sector after the overnight benchmark Brent crude oil price closed at US$58.44 per barrel, hitting its highest levels since July 2015. In a note today, the research house said the

Bursa Malaysia Mixed At Mid-Morning

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 – Lack of fresh catalysts weighed on Bursa Malaysia which turned mixed at mid-morning. At 11.05 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 1.35 points lower at 1,764.24 from Tuesday’s close of 1,765.59. The index opened 2.03 points better at 1,767.62. Market breadth was positive

Sept 27: RM At 4.21 Against USD

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 – The ringgit continued yesterday’s downtrend to opened lower against the US dollar this morning as the greenback strengthened on the possibility of another interest rate hike before the year-end, dealers said. At 9am, the local unit depreciated to 4.2150/2190 from 4.2050/2080 recorded at 6pm yesterday. The US

BBC Launches New Korean Language Service

LONDON, Sept 26 – The BBC launched a new Korean language radio and online service on Tuesday that will be available to listeners in North Korea if the signal is not blocked. The service, a part of the BBC’s biggest global expansion since the 1940s, will have a dedicated team of journalists

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