WASHINGTON, Jul 19 – Donald Trump’s first six months in the White House have been a riot of scandal, chaos and outrage that – absent a major course correction – could spell doom for his entire administration. All US presidents face crises that seem to sweep the White House from its moorings.
SEREMBAN, Jul 19 – The Royal Malaysian Customs Department seized 8.98 million sticks of contraband cigarettes using the SAAT brand valued at RM7 million in a raid in Port Dickson. Deputy Director-General (Enforcement and Compliance) Datuk Zulkifli Yahya said they seized the smuggled goods at a private jetty in Port Dickson at
BANGKOK, Jul 16 – Thai police on Sunday said they have arrested all those who took part in the brutal mass slaying of a family in the country’s south earlier this week, a massacre that caused widespread revulsion. Detectives say a gang of seven men wearing camouflage outfits entered a village chief’s
DHAKA, Jul 16 – A cafe in Dhaka named after Donald Trump has been luring Bangladeshis undeterred by his controversial politics and more interested in snapping selfies with a life-size cutout of the US president. The cafe was opened in January by a self-professed Trump fan who rejects the notion that the
SYDNEY, Jul 16 – The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians.
BANGKOK, Jul 16 – A team of Thai investigators will travel to Malaysia soon as part of an in-depth investigation into a Malaysian company which has been accused of being a “transnational crime syndicate” in the kingdom. Bernama was informed that the green light to send Thai investigators to Malaysia was reached
A BEAUTY pageant winner from Singapore has posted a bare-faced photo of herself on Facebook in defence of this year’s Miss Singapore finalists who have been described as “pathetic” by commenters online. Melissa Wix, who was crowned Miss Bikinis Asia 2016 and Miss Cosmopolitan World Singapore 2016, wanted to show how
KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 16 – Pakatan Harapan’s dream of taking over Putrajaya in the 14th General Election (GE14) is dissipating without the support of PAS voters since the party is no longer with the opposition pact. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said the success of DAP and
KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 16 – The National Civics Bureau (BTN) plays a vital role and has an important objective in shaping the mind of the people as well as boost their spirit, particularly the TN50 (National Transformation 2050) generation, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. He said at the same
KLUANG, Jul 16 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today reminded the people not to pawn their own future by choosing an unstable political party to rule the country. Instead, he said the people should choose a solid party which has proven itself based on its outstanding achievements all these
TANGKAK, Jul 16 – Pakatan Harapan’s move in naming three individuals as their top leaders is like embarking on a voyage by ship that is doomed to sink for having three captains with different route maps, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Ahmad Zahid, who is Umno vice president assuming the duties
WASHINGTON, Jul 16 – US President Donald Trump returns to Washington Sunday after a brief overseas respite, facing an enduring and intensifying storm over his campaign’s contacts with Russia. During two pomp-filled days in Paris and another two playing maitre d’ to professional female golfers driving, chipping and putting their way around
QUITO, Jul 16 – Fourteen people were killed and 30 injured, one of them seriously, when a bus drove off the highway in central Ecuador, flipped and caught fire, authorities said Saturday. The accident took place around 10 pm (0300 GMT) Friday on the highway between the capital Quito and Andean city
LUMUT, Jul 16 – Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir has described the formation of the Pakatan Harapan leadership structure as a struggle for power which will mess up the party’s decision-making process. He said the formation of the structure could not determine who among the party leaders would have the final say.
WASHINGTON, Jul 16 – US President Donald Trump on Saturday announced the appointment of a former federal prosecutor as special counsel, with US media reporting that he would manage issues linked to the Russia probe. The brief White House statement said Ty Cobb – a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells
WASHINGTON, Jul 16 – The Supreme Court has given Hawaii until Tuesday to respond to the White House’s motion to block a ruling exempting grandparents of people living in the US from the president’s travel ban, the court’s public information office said Saturday. In a court filing Friday, the Donald Trump
JEDDAH, Jul 16 – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Saturday that Paris wants to assist Kuwait-led mediation on the crisis between Qatar and four other Arab states after holding talks in Doha and Jeddah. Le Drian stopped in Qatar at the start of a Gulf tour aimed at
GEORGE TOWN, Jul 16 – About 4,500 over crowd joining the 10th Edition Penang Run 2017 which held at Esplanade, Jalan Padang Kota Lama here this early morning with the present of Penang Island City Council mayor Datuk Maimunah Mohd Sharif. The event was jointly organised by Actife Style Concept, the state
KANGAR, Jul 16 – PAS has never forged any cooperation with Umno to face the 14th General Election (GE14) , said its secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan. He said PAS only cooperated with parties whose agendas were similar to the party’s struggles such as the issue on the 355 Bill (RUU355). “The Ulama Syura Council had explained that it could
LABUAN, Jul 15 – Dengue cases are on the rise in the duty-free-island here, with 29 cases (Jan-mid July), an increase of 625% compared to only four cases in the same period last year. Although no death has been reported thus far, at least four cases had been recorded in less than a