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  • Lim Kit Siang as House Speaker?

    July 13, 2018 5:04 AM 5

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 — DAP’s Lim Kit Siang is the right choice for Dewan Rakyat Speaker as he has the experience and knowledge to carry out such a task, the party’s Youth wing has said. There has been ongoing speculation on who will be appointed to the role. PKR’s Datuk Johari Abdul’s name was previously brought up, but he has since said that he will not be accepting

  • Malaysian kicked out of Australia for 'extreme depravity' videos

    July 13, 2018 4:36 AM 8

    PERTH, Australia: A Malaysian tourist was kicked out of Australia Friday after videos showing "extreme sexual depravity and horrific violence" were found on his phone during a routine baggage check at Perth airport. The 43-year-old man, who was not named, arrived on a flight from Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday when the shocking material was discovered

  • IHH wins Fortis bid, to acquire 31.1% stake for RM2.35b

    July 13, 2018 4:12 AM 5

    PETALING JAYA: IHH Healthcare Bhd has won the bid for India's Fortis Healthcare Limited. IHH this morning announced that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Northern TK Venture Pte Ltd (NTK) has proposed to buy a 31.1% stake in Fortis by way of preferential allotment for RM2.35 billion, at RM 9.98 per share. IHH will launch a mandatory open offer to acquire

  • Ringgit slightly higher versus US dollar

    July 13, 2018 2:14 AM 4

    KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was slightly higher against the US dollar at Friday's opening on mild buying support for the local note, a dealer said. At 9am, the ringgit was quoted at 4.0375/0405 against the US dollar compared with 4.0395/0425 recorded at Thursday's close. "This slightly higher ringgit won't last long as we expect the trade war would escalate

  • Rulers listen to briefings on country's defence and security

    July 13, 2018 12:33 AM 6

    KUALA LUMPUR: The 249th Council of Rulers meeting yesterday was given a briefing on national defence by Armed Forces Chief Gen Tan Sri Zulkifli Zainal Abidin and on security by Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun. Keeper of the Rulers' Seal Tan Sri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad in a statement said the second day meeting also highlighted the appointment

  • Orangutan found dead near Kabili-Sepilok forest reserve

    July 13, 2018 12:29 AM 4

    KOTA KINABALU: A male orangutan was found dead at an orchard near the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve on Wednesday. Sabah Wildlife Department spokesperson Siti Nur'Ain Ampuan Acheh said the carcass was found by a staff of a nearby resort lying on the ground without any sign of physical injury. "No foul play is suspected. A full post-mortem will be carried

  • Bulgaria edges closer to joining euro

    July 12, 2018 11:59 PM 6

    BRUSSELS: Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country, moved a step closer to joining the euro on Thursday. After a meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels, the European Commission and the European Central Bank (ECB) said an evaluation could be completed in "around a year". "The European Commission welcomes Bulgaria's efforts to join the eurozone

  • Lafarge Malaysia's RM270m cement contract for ECRL suspended

    July 12, 2018 4:00 PM 6

    PETALING JAYA: Lafarge Malaysia Bhd's RM270 million contract for the supply of cement for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) has been suspended following the suspension of the project. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday, Lafarge said it received a letter from China Communications Construction (ECRL) Sdn Bhd on the suspension of the company's supplies

  • TM launches cheaper broadband plans, says more to come

    July 12, 2018 3:36 PM 6

    KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) unveiled new broadband plans Thursday and pledged that it will continue to come up with more packages in line with the government's aspiration for cheaper services by year-end. "We will continue, of course. This is the continuation of giving better and better (plans) to our customers, be they households or businesses

  • Libyan commander wanted by ICC 'escapes prison'

    July 12, 2018 2:21 PM 5

    BENGHAZI, Libya: A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes has "escaped" from prison, the forces of military strongman Khalifa Haftar said. Haftar, head of the self-styled Libyan National Army, "has ordered the re-arrest of commander Mahmoud al-Werfalli after his escape from the military prison" where he was detained