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April 24, 2018 8:21 AM Don't be agents of slanderous opposition: Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has reminded the people against disseminating slander practised by the opposition during the 14th General Election (GE14). Najib pointed out that such practices could break up friendly relations and family ties and even worse, it could bring disintegration and destruction to the country. "This is not the first 5

April 24, 2018 8:20 AM Armenia marks Ottoman massacres after leader quits

YEREVAN: In a show of unity Tuesday, Armenians marked the anniversary of the massacre of 1.5 million of their kin by Ottoman forces in 1915, a day after leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned after days of protests. The commemorations are a hugely emotional event for the country and Armenians of all stripes flocked to a hilltop memorial in the capital Yerevan 6

April 24, 2018 7:59 AM EPF invests RM4.86b in small and medium-cap companies

PETALING JAYA: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has invested a total of RM4.86 billion in small and medium capitalised stocks in Malaysia through both its internal and external fund managers. The equities portfolio remains the largest contributor to the retirement fund's income, which recorded an 8% increase from RM309.48 billion in 2016 to RM334.23 billion 5

April 23, 2018 9:16 AM Caltex customer Waved and Wins Mercedes-Benz

CHEVRON Malaysia Limited, which markets the Caltex brand, recently concluded its “Caltex Wave & Win with Visa payWave” promotion which was organised in partnership with Visa. Penang resident Gary Yeap Zak Wang made the winning Visa payWave transaction and was awarded with a new Mercedes-Benz C 200 AMG for utilising the convenient contactless payment 19

April 22, 2018 2:44 PM RTD denies viral news on implementation of VEP

KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (RTD) today denied the viral news that the implementation of the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) for foreign vehicles entering the country will take effect on May 1. The RTD in a statement today said the VEP was still at the testing and system validation stage to ensure stability and adequacy of the system before 4

April 22, 2018 10:23 AM Australia beat Netherlands to return to World Group

WOLLONGONG, Australia: Daria Gavrilova put Australia back into the World Group of the Fed Cup with victory over Quirine Lemoine of the Netherlands in Wollongong on Sunday. The 24th-ranked Gavrilova, who replaced Saturday's losing team-mate Samantha Stosur, beat the 295th-ranked Lemoine 6-3, 6-2 in the fourth singles to give Australia an unassailable 6

April 22, 2018 10:23 AM India's Gangjee wins Panasonic Open by single stroke

TOKYO: Indian veteran Rahil Gangjee held his nerve to win the Panasonic Open in Japan on Sunday by a single stroke, his first Asian Tour victory in 14 years. The 39-year-old claimed the winner's blue jacket at the ¥150 million (RM5.43 million) tournament by sinking a birdie at the last hole at the Ibaraki Country Club near Osaka. Gangjee began the final 6

April 21, 2018 9:41 AM Foreign inflows into Bursa Malaysia hit one-year high: Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign fund inflows into Bursa Malaysia as of last Thursday hit the highest in one year at RM429.80 million, according to caretaker Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. He said under the Barisan Nasional's (BN) leadership, the record was successfully achieved despite the dissemination of fake news on the country's economy 8

April 21, 2018 3:25 AM Vietnam War refugees deported under Trump struggle to settle

HO CHI MINH CITY: Nguyen was nine when he boarded a boat alone to escape the communist regime in Vietnam for the United States. Some 40 years later, he returned in shackles, deported from the only country he really knows to one he can scarcely remember. With conspiracy and fraud convictions under his belt, he was expelled in line with a Trump administration 8

April 20, 2018 3:05 PM Najib says Opposition wants ECRL project to fail

Datuk Seri Najib Razak delivers his speech at the ground-breaking ceremony for the ECRL project in Kota Baru April 11, 2018. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is determined not to let the Opposition thwart Barisan Nasional’s (BN) plans to develop the East Coast states and prospering the people there and Malaysia 6