Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «asian»

June 19, 2018 12:54 PM Tokio Marine to buy two SE Asian insurers

TOKYO: Tokio Marine Holdings said today it has agreed to acquire two insurance companies in Southeast Asia from Insurance Australia Group for ¥42.8 billion (RM1.5 billion) to bolster its operations in a fast-growing market. The Japanese insurance company will take a 98.6% stake in Safety Insurance Public in Thailand and an 80% stake in PT Asuransi Parolamas 5

June 14, 2018 10:48 AM Unifi launches its first 24 hour local movie channel

THE first ever local movie channel on unifi TV, Dunia Sinema (Channel 128) was launched recently, and will feature some of the best Malaysian-made as well as Asian film titles. Previously offered as a subscription video-on-demand channel on unifi, Dunia Sinema is now a non-stop 24-hour linear movie channel. Customers can enjoy films such as Seram Sejuk 8

June 14, 2018 3:29 AM Win tickets to see TWICE

XPAX by Celcom is offering a chance for fans of Korean girl band TWICE to win special VIP tickets to catch the band’s sold-out TWICEland Zone 2: Fantasy Park in KL concert on July 28 at Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam. The VIP tickets for Xpax Zone (Fantasy Zone) will include an exclusive ‘Hi-Touch’ session with TWICE members when the girls are in town for the concert 5

June 12, 2018 3:31 AM Build national car for M’sian market first, says Tun M

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said Malaysia is looking to Japan in creating another national car project for the Malaysian market. "We want just to build a car first for the Malaysian market, and then for the world market," he told Japan's Nikkei Asian Review. "We are also looking to Japan for some cooperation at initial stages 4

June 12, 2018 3:21 AM HSR project postponed, not scrapped, says Tun M

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said there will be a need for the high-speed rail (HSR) project with Singapore, but the country cannot afford it now. He told Japan's Nikkei Asian Review that Malaysia would benefit greatly from such a project. "So we actually postponed the implementation of that project," he was quoted as saying 3

June 9, 2018 2:24 PM Who will declare Malaysia as bankrupt?

Tun Mahathir said today that Malaysia could be declared as bankrupt as our national debt is at critical state. How true is this and who will declare us as bankrupt? 1. Our national debt remains at RM680 billion – not RM1 trillion. The RM1 trillion includes contingent liability of RM200b and another RM150b of committed lease payments – both of which is never 15

June 4, 2018 10:54 AM Ringgit closes higher on US-Korean summit news

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit closed higher today against the US dollar in tandem with Asian emerging currencies following news that the United States-North Korea summit would be held next week, said a dealer. At 6pm, the local unit was quoted at 3.9700/9740 from 3.9770/9800 last Friday. The dealer said if the outcome of the summit was positive, it would 12

May 28, 2018 5:01 AM Beijing protests US warship operation in South China Sea

BEIJING: China has voiced "strong dissatisfaction" after two US warships sailed by an island claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea, adding to simmering tensions in the strategic waterway. The foreign ministry issued a statement expressing "resolute opposition" to the US sail-by of the territory in the disputed Paracel Island chain on Sunday 9

May 26, 2018 10:07 AM Need for national debt policy review: Ramon Navaratnam

KUALA LUMPUR: The national debt policy must be reviewed, revised and monitored more closely in order to avoid mistakes of the past, according to the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (Asli) Centre of Public Policy Studies. In making the suggestion, its chairperson Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam said this must be done to prevent the country from falling 12

May 24, 2018 9:37 AM Lee injury adds to South Korea World Cup woes

SEOUL: Veteran striker Lee Keun-ho was Thursday ruled out of South Korea's World Cup squad after tearing a knee ligament, the latest in a string of injuries to plague the Asian team ahead of Russia. "Lee Keun-ho has been ruled out of the World Cup," spokesman at the Korea Football Association told AFP. "He sustained a torn ligament on his right knee during 12