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July 16, 2018 11:02 AM US rejects European call for Iran sanctions waiver: FT

PARIS: Washington will not budge on its decision to impose fresh sanctions on corporations operating in Iran, despite a European request for exemption, the Financial Times reported Monday. "International companies active in Iran face the threat of US sanctions within weeks after Washington rebuffed a high-level European plea to exempt crucial industries 41

June 16, 2018 9:06 AM Thai king granted full ownership of crown billions

BANGKOK: Thailand's king has been granted full ownership of the palace's multi-billion dollar assets under a law passed last year, according to a rare "explanatory note" published by the financial arm of the powerful but secretive monarchy. King Maha Vajiralongkorn inherited one of the world's great fortunes when he ascended the Thai throne following 50

May 9, 2018 7:25 PM Mahathir to head to Palace to be sworn in as PM

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has announced that he will head to the palace today morning to be sworn in by the Agung as Malaysia's 7th prime minister, making him the world's oldest prime minister and Malaysia 's first Prime minister to take the reigns for the second time. Mahathir had also announced to a packed house 32

April 5, 2018 7:07 AM ‘Mosquito’ PPBM’s GE14 bite leaves no mark, Umno minister says

Nazri speaks during the launch of Malaysia Smart Tourism 4.0 at Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur April 5, 2018. — Picture by Zuraneeza ZulkifliKUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz likened Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) today to a “mosquito” party, saying its “bite” is unlikely to affect the country’s politics. He claimed 27

April 4, 2018 11:26 PM US rejects China WTO protest of steel tariffs as ‘baseless’

Trump imposed tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 15 per cent on aluminum early last month, citing national security concerns. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, April 5 — The United States yesterday rejected as “baseless” China’s retaliatory tariffs and complaint in the World Trade Organisation over the US tariffs recently imposed on steel and aluminum imports 77

March 27, 2018 12:57 PM TDM proposes dividend of 0.5 sen

PETALING JAYA: TDM Bhd has proposed a first and final dividend of 0.5 sen per share, tax exempt under the single-tier system in respect of the financial year ended Dec 31, 2017, subject to shareholders’ approval at the forthcoming 53rd AGM. Shareholders will be able to either opt to reinvest the whole or part of the dividend into new ordinary shares 23

February 19, 2018 10:14 AM Cuepacs urges govt to waive GST for civil servants’ first home buy

Cuepacs president Datuk Azih Muda said the exemption could help reduce the costs of building materials and labour. — Picture by Azneal IshakKOTA BARU, Feb 19 — The Congress of Unions of Employees in Public and Civil Services has urged the government to exempt the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for the purchase of the first house by civil servants. Its president 135

December 9, 2017 3:10 PM Golf-Sharma closes in on maiden tour win at Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG: India's Shubhanker Sharma produced a birdie-fuelled 65 to claim a five-shot lead at the European Tour’s Joburg Open on Saturday to enter the final round with an excellent chance of claiming a maiden professional title. Sharma, 21, who carded a 61 on Friday and has a previous best finish on the European Tour of tied-ninth at the Maybank 141

November 1, 2017 3:42 PM Israel denies entry to Amnesty International staffer due to alleged 'BDS activities'

Israeli border authorities on Monday denied entry to Raed Jarrar, an American citizen and the advocacy director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International USA. Jarrar was on his way his way to be with family and grieve the recent death of his father, but was instead turned back to Jordan, as Israeli authorities refused to allow him entry 28

August 17, 2017 11:16 PM Court of Appeal dismisses appeal on LKY oral history transcripts

SINGAPORE - The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal by Dr Lee Wei Ling and Mr Lee Hsien Yang over the copyright and use of transcripts of interviews given by their father, first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew. Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon and Judges of Appeal Andrew Phang and Chao Hick Tin said in a judgment on Thursday (Aug 17) the estate of the late Mr Lee is not entitled 22