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October 25, 2017 12:38 AM Toyota to reduce investment, cut targets for new plant in Mexico

Automakers have has come under fire from Trump, who in January threatened Toyota with a border tax for planning to build a factory in Mexico. — File picTOKYO, Oct 25 — Toyota Motor Corp has halved its production target for a factory it’s building in Mexico and scaled back planned investment by 30 per cent amid pressure from US President Donald Trump 29

October 24, 2017 6:24 PM Saudi Arabia's NEOM: Oasis or Sand Castle?

The promotional video for NEOM, Saudi Arabia's proposed $500 billion city of the future announced on Tuesday, errs toward the dreamy and inspirational end of the artistic spectrum. But I couldn't shake the feeling it might also be perfect as the happy prelude to some dystopian movie where society drowns in its own hubris. NEOM debuted at a conference 29

October 23, 2017 10:41 PM Cops to beef up elite units to handle terrorism

IPOH: The police will strengthen the General Operations Force, specifically the VAT 69 commando unit and Special Action Unit, in order to handle terrorist threats more effectively. Comm Datuk Seri Zulkifli Abdullah, the Bukit Aman Internal Security and Public Order Department director, said the Inspector-General of Police has agreed to fill around 100 vacancies 24

October 16, 2017 7:54 PM The Battles After ISIS

Iraqi forces face off against the Kurds in a potential harbinger of conflicts to come. Reports emerged Monday that ISIS had been defeated in Raqqa, the Syrian city it claims as its capital, signaling a major victory in the years-long battle against the militant group and the near end to its self-declared caliphate. But already there are signs the post-ISIS 21

October 15, 2017 11:33 AM Malaysian female held at Woodlands Checkpoint in Singapore after drug found in car

JOHOR BARU: A 23-year-old Malaysian woman was arrested at the Woodlands Checkpoint in Singapore on Friday after authorities seized 208g of blue-coloured "Ice" or methamphetamine from the car she was driving into Singapore. Officers from the republic's Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) found the drugs estimated to be worth more than S$20,000 (RM62,300) when they stopped 22

October 13, 2017 9:00 PM Air link, bus transport pacts to boost travel within Asean

Ministers reaffirm commitment to enhance cooperation not just within region, but also with partners like China Asean has taken key steps to integrate its skies and ease cross-border bus transport, giving residents more travel options within the region and industry players more opportunities to benefit from the growth in the demand for air travel 22

October 13, 2017 3:05 PM Asean steps up efforts on seamless sea and sky

THE 23rd Asean Transport Ministers Meeting (ATM) kicked off in Singapore on Thursday morning, with leaders pledging further efforts to integrate the region's air, ship and land borders. On Friday, the ministers will sign several agreements to further liberalise air services. They will also ink a pact to facilitate entry and transit to other member states 17

October 13, 2017 12:01 AM Defending a racist’s right to free speech

OCTOBER 13 — Muslim preacher Zamihan Mat Zin made some toe-curling racist comments about the Chinese in a speech at a mosque in Shah Alam, recorded on video, when he expressed his support for Muslim-only laundromats. “The Chinese usually don’t wash after they pee and poop. What about menstrual blood on their underwear? Some hug and embrace dogs, consume 27

October 12, 2017 2:38 PM Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas sign reconciliation accord

GAZA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal on Thursday after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing, a decade after seizing the enclave in a civil war. The deal brokered by Egypt bridges a bitter gulf between the Western-backed mainstream Fatah 29

October 12, 2017 2:21 PM Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines join forces to safeguard Sulu Sea

Special forces of the Royal Malaysian Air Force perform a drill during the launch of the Trilateral Air Patrol at the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Subang, October 12, 2017. — Reuters picPETALING JAYA, Oct 12 — Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines today launched the Trilateral Air Patrol (TAP) operations over Sulu Seas to tackle cross-border crime 24