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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 5:05 AM Chinese carrier leads live fire drill in East China Sea

BEIJING: China's sole aircraft carrier has led a flotilla of naval vessels in a "live combat drill" in the East China Sea, state media reported Tuesday, the latest show of force by Beijing's burgeoning navy. The official Xinhua news agency said the vessels "took part in anti-aircraft and anti-submarine warfare training" with a simulated "opposing force" 5

April 23, 2018 3:47 PM Dozens dead in Syrian assault on Yarmuk camp: Monitor

BEIRUT: More than a dozen Syrian regime forces have been killed fighting the Islamic State group in a devastated southern district of the capital Damascus, a monitoring group said Monday. Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ramped up their ground operations and bombing raids against the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk in southern Damascus 9

April 23, 2018 3:51 AM KWAP posts record income of RM9.03b in 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) reported a 42% increase in gross income to RM9.03 billion in 2017 against RM6.36 billion in 2016, the highest since its inception in 2007, driven by better investment income. This was on the back of improved gross return on investment (ROI) to 5.77% in 2017 from 5.35% in 2016. KWAP's total 5

April 23, 2018 3:41 AM DAP’s cutthroat strategy will hurt the Chinese, says Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: The cutthroat strategy of DAP to take on MCA and Gerakan leaders will only be detrimental to the Chinese community, said caretaker Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. He said the opposition's strategy is based on the hypothesis that there would be a Malaysian tsunami. "There will be no Malaysian tsunami but if DAP's strategy works 4

April 22, 2018 3:36 PM PM Najib lambasts opposition spreading fake news on VEP

KUALA LUMPUR: Caretaker Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has lambasted the opposition for spreading fake news about the implementation of the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) for foreign vehicles entering Malaysia. Najib said the spread of the fake news was a malicious act aimed at instigating hate against the government. "How long do they want to lie to the people 4

April 22, 2018 10:08 AM Malaysian student's remains to arrive from Bali this evening

JAKARTA: The body of a Malaysian student who died in a road accident in Bali on Friday evening will be repatriated this evening. The remains of V. Tharshine, 24, who was killed after her motorcycle crashed into a stalled lorry will be flown via MASkargo at 4.25pm and is expected to arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 7.25pm. According to a Malaysian Embassy spokesman 5

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 9

April 21, 2018 9:17 AM ETC in every district in Selangor if BN rules: Noh

SHAH ALAM: Barisan Nasional (BN) promised to set up an Entrepreneur Transformation Centre (ETC) in every district in Selangor if given the mandate to form the state government in the 14th General Election (GE14). Selangor BN chairman Tan Sri Noh Omar said the ETC would serve as a one-stop centre which houses various government agencies related to entrepreneurship 4

April 21, 2018 4:52 AM Ahmad Zahid warns of oft-repeated opposition accusations

BAGAN DATUK: The oft-repeated opposition accusations and slander against the Barisan Nasional leadership have led many people to believe and be influenced by the fake news tarnishing the image of the government, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Deputy Prime Minister said these repeated spinning and recycling of the fake news by the opposition 6