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June 23, 2018 5:10 AM Rozman not defending labuan Umno chief's post

LABUAN: Labuan Member of Parliament Datuk Rozman Isli has confirmed he will not defend the post of Labuan Umno division chief in the party elections on June 30. Senator Datuk Bashir Alias, who is Rozman's deputy, is expected to vie for the post. Rozman said he was now focusing on putting Labuan's economy back on track both in the short and long term development 4

June 21, 2018 10:51 AM Libya strongman's forces say key oil ports recaptured

BENGHAZI, Libya: A force led by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar said Thursday it had recaptured two key oil export terminals, a week after they were attacked by a rival militia. "Our armed forces have full control of the Ras Lanuf region," the force's spokesman Ahmed al-Mesmari said, later adding that it had also seized the Al-Sidra terminal 5

June 12, 2018 11:54 PM 'Wake up Punchy!': Trump jabs back at De Niro

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump hit back at Robert De Niro on Tuesday after the Oscar-winning actor used an expletive to condemn him at the Tony Awards. "Robert De Niro, a very Low IQ individual, has received too many shots to the head by real boxers in movies," Trump tweeted. "I watched him last night and truly believe he may be 'punch-drunk 7

June 12, 2018 8:51 AM Finance Minister thanks King for helping to alleviate country's debt

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today expressed gratitude to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, for initiating a 10% reduction to His Majesty's salary and emoluments to help alleviate the federal government debt. He said that in the midst of worries over the country's debt of RM1,087 billion, the concern shown by the Yang di-Pertuan 3

June 9, 2018 5:03 AM Dialogue with Trump could be 'constructive': Putin

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said that dialogue with Donald Trump could be "constructive", in comments released after his US counterpart called for Russia to be re-admitted to the exclusive Group of Seven club of nations. Trump is "a serious-minded person who knows how to listen to people and respond to their arguments," Putin said in a Russian 5

June 6, 2018 9:06 AM Matta Fair to donate RM1 from each visitor to 'Tabung Harapan Malaysia'

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) will donate RM1 to 'Tabung Harapan Malaysia' (THM) for every visitor to the National Matta Fair to help address the financial situation in the country. Its CEO Phua Tai Neng said the association was pleased to join other Malaysians in donating to the publicly funded THM to support 4

June 4, 2018 12:49 AM Johor govt scrutinising ways to develop creative economy: Exco

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government is studying the best ways to expand and develop the creative economy in the state in order to diversify its sources of revenue, said Johor Information, Entrepreneurship Development, Cooperatives and Creative Economy committee chairman Sheikh Umar Ali. He said such a matter would also give added value to the existing tourism 5

May 31, 2018 10:40 AM Selangor Sultan grants audience to Anwar, Azmin

SHAH ALAM: The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, today granted an audience to PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali at Istana Bukit Kayangan here. Anwar told reporters who approached him as he left the palace, that one of the topics of discussion was the candidate for Selangor 5

May 29, 2018 9:20 PM Khairuddin meets Interpol in France over Jho Low

(FMT) – After renewing his complaints with police in several countries over the 1MDB scandal, Khairuddin Abu Hassan today met Interpol officials in Lyon, France, to formally request them to pursue Low Taek Jho, the controversial businessman accused of embezzling billions of dollars from the troubled firm. Khairuddin, who together with his lawyer Matthias 6

May 25, 2018 9:19 AM Tenaga Nasional registers RM2.12b net profit in Q1

PETALING JAYA: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) reported a net profit of RM2.12 billion for three months ended March 31, 2018. Revenue, meanwhile, stood at RM12.27 billion for the quarter under review. Due to the change in the financial year from August 31 to December 31, its performance of the current period is not comparable against any comparative period 13