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May 7, 2017 4:23 AM PM: No more cabotage for Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan from June

Datuk Seri Najib Razak says starting June 1, Sabah, Sarawak and the federal territory of Labuan will be exempt from cabotage policy. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, May 7 ― Sabah, Sarawak and the federal territory of Labuan will be exempt from cabotage policy starting June 1, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced today. He said the exemption would 30

May 4, 2017 11:33 PM Trump’s religious freedom order may give opponents an unintended boost

Protesters demonstrate near Trump Tower against US President Donald Trump in the Manhattan borough of New York City, May 4, 2017. — Reuters picBOSTON, May 5 — President Donald Trump’s executive order yesterday making it easier for churches to dabble in politics kept faith with his promise to evangelical Christians who helped him win the White House 11

May 4, 2017 6:02 PM In Name Of Religious Liberty, Trump Says: 'Honor And Enforce' Existing Law

President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation after signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday. Trump said he was making it easier for churches and religious groups to take part in politics without risk of losing their tax-exempt status. President Trump signed an executive order Thursday that directs the executive branch to "honor 17

May 4, 2017 2:14 PM The Daily 202: 10 storylines to follow as the House votes on health care

THE BIG IDEA: Kevin McCarthy has guaranteed victory when the House votes today on a health care bill that would overhaul Obamacare. “Do we have the votes? Yes. Will we pass it? Yes,” the majority leader told reporters last night. The Rules Committee met late last night to take procedural steps and approve the compromises that have been made. -- Some guidance 123

May 4, 2017 6:54 AM Trump to sign order on political limits for churches

Trump has long pledged to protect religious freedom. He promised to "totally destroy" the law prohibiting the political activities, known as the Johnson Amendment, when he spoke in February at the National Prayer Breakfast, a high-profile Washington event with faith leaders, politicians and dignitaries. Fully abolishing the regulation would take an act of Congress 10

May 4, 2017 3:22 AM Trump to ease restrictions against religious groups

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will issue an executive order on Thursday making it easier for churches and religious groups to take part in politics without risk of losing their tax-exempt status, a senior White House official said. The order, which will also declare it the policy of the Trump administration to "protect and vigorously promote religious 16

April 28, 2017 11:52 AM Tracking President Trump’s Flip-Flops

Since his November election, Trump has taken 26 new stances, including 19 during his first 100 days as president, on 12 different issues. The president's shifting agenda has established him as one of the most unpredictable American leaders in modern history. Call it the post-platform era: The president-elect ran and won a campaign in which he took 141 policy 21

April 18, 2017 6:06 AM Sime Darby invites tender for US$800 million sukuk

PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Bhd has issued invitations to tender for cash repurchase of US$800 million (RM3.5 billion) sukuk for its unit Sime Darby Global Bhd, which will due in 2018 and 2023. The Islamic bonds form part of its US$1.5 billion multi-currency sukuk issuance programme. The 2018 and 2023 sukuk, carrying an outstanding principal amount of US$400 million 10

April 11, 2017 9:40 AM China remains world’s biggest executioner, says Amnesty

China's death penalty rate is considered high in proportion to global rates.— Reuters picBEIJING, April 11 — China executed more people last year than the rest of the world combined, Amnesty said today, defying a global decline with thousands of killings that have disproportionately targeted poor citizens. Even as executions have dropped by more than a third 22

March 31, 2017 10:07 PM Trump's orders target trade abuses, import duty evasion

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump sought to push his crusade for fair trade and more manufacturing jobs back to the top of his agenda on Friday by ordering a study into the causes of U.S. trade deficits and a clampdown on import duty evasion. The executive orders came a week after Trump's promise to replace Obamacare imploded in Congress and a week before 14