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August 17, 2018 10:27 AM Anti-king banner unveiled in Barcelona ahead of attacks ceremony

BARCELONA: Catalan separatists unveiled a giant banner against Spain's King Felipe VI on a building in the Barcelona square where he is due to attend a ceremony on Friday in honour of the victims of last year's deadly jihadist attacks in the city. "The Spanish King is not welcome in the Catalan countries," the banner read in English. It was accompanied 5

August 17, 2018 7:46 AM Plantation worker charged with attempting to sell illegal decoders on Facebook

KUALA LUMPUR: An oil palm plantation worker pleaded not guilty at the sessions court here today to try to sell illegal decoders on Facebook. Mohd Faizri Ali, 29,was charged with using the accounts "Mohd Faizul" and "Tonton Siaran Percuma Kuantan" at https://www.facebook.com/mohd.faizul and https://www.facebook.com/TontonPercuma to offer for sale a Decoder 4

August 17, 2018 1:46 AM Canadian killed, American wounded in Mexico shooting

GUADALAJARA, Mexico: A Canadian man was killed and a Mexican-American badly wounded in a gun attack at a shopping centre in Mexico's second city Guadalajara, prosecutors said Thursday. A group of four people was entering the shopping centre Wednesday night when gunmen approached them in three cars, got out and opened fire, said Jalisco state prosecutor 3

August 17, 2018 1:03 AM Integrity misconduct among prisons department staff low: Prison DG

KAJANG: The Malaysian Prisons Department staff's involvement in integrity misconduct is lower than one per cent, said its director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Omar (pix). He attributed this to the holistic and integrated internal department controls which had been initiated in addressing issues of integrity effectively. In revealing statistics on integrity 4

August 16, 2018 2:48 AM Indonesian ban on poultry from Malaysia has no impact on exporters

PETALING JAYA: Indonesia's ban on the import of fresh poultry and unprocessed products from Malaysia shipped after Aug 9 will not have any impact on Malaysian exporters, as they have not been in the market for more than a year now. According to an industry player who declined to be named, a ban on Malaysian poultry has actually been in effect since the H5N1 avian 5

August 15, 2018 1:01 PM Petronas Gas Q2 earnings up 19.7%

PETALING JAYA: Petronas Gas Bhd’s earnings rose 19.7% to RM509.3 million in the second quarter (Q2) ended June 30 from RM425.3 million in the previous corresponding quarter in tandem with higher revenue. Revenue for the quarter grew 15.7% to RM1.36 billion, compared with RM1.17 billion in the same period last year, mainly contributed by the group’s new LNG regasification 5

August 15, 2018 3:15 AM Georgia hopes to sign MoU on tourism cooperation with Malaysia by year-end

KUALA LUMPUR: Georgia is keen to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia aimed at boosting bilateral tourism between the two countries, says its Ambassador to Malaysia Nikoloz Apkhazava. He said the MoU in the field of tourism will be crucial to expanding bilateral collaboration in the related sectors, including exchanging information 4

August 14, 2018 5:28 AM Malaysia's GDP to contract by 1.3% if tariff slapping escalates

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's gross domestic product (GDP) could contract by 1.3% in two years, should the trade war between the US and China intensify. CIMB Group chief economist Dr Donald Hanna said the contraction on Malaysia's economic growth is possible in the event of continuous escalation of tariff imposition and a confidence shock in the financial 3

August 13, 2018 7:37 AM Teacher pleads not guilty to possession of terrorism-related items

KUALA LUMPUR: A teacher of a primary school in Sarawak pleaded not guilty in the High Court here today on a charge of possession of six images and 16 videos of the Daesh terrorist group on his cellphone. Muhamad Naseefullah@ Heawian Einie, 47, made the plea before judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali. The Islamic Education teacher was alleged to have committed 8

August 13, 2018 7:15 AM GST refund shortfall more than we thought: Lim

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has clarified that the amount left in the government's trust fund meant for Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds was not RM1.486 billion, but only a tenth of that figure. He said in his speech in the Dewan Rakyat last week, he had revealed that the total outstanding amount of GST refunds since its introduction 5