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August 30, 2018 4:10 AM Whistleblower Manning faces Australia speaking tour ban

SYDNEY: US whistleblower Chelsea Manning, jailed for leaking classified information, is facing a ban from Australia as organisers of a speaking tour said Thursday her visa application was likely to be refused. The former soldier, freed last year after then-US president Barack Obama commuted her 35-year sentence days before he left office, was due to talk at the Sydney 15

August 28, 2018 6:58 AM Govt urged to set up independent GLC review committee

KUALA LUMPUR: The government must establish an independent government-linked company (GLC) review committee to undertake an assessment of all GLCs in the country. Universiti Malaya economics and administration faculty professor Edmund Terence Gomez said there is an urgent need to institute reforms to ensure GLCs function properly and in a transparent 8

August 21, 2018 11:07 AM Has Robert Kuok lost his bite?

What happened to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s China trip? We can understand Tun Daim Zainuddin’s trip turning out a disaster, but Mahathir is a Prime Minister, so surely China would give face to a Prime Minister. And to the Chinese ‘face’ is very important. Chinese are capable of killing you if you cause them to lose face — at least in my Long Fu Tong days that was so. Robert 20

August 14, 2018 5:00 AM Ideas: Easing monetary policy, fiscal stimuli not the right move

PETALING JAYA: Easing monetary policy and introducing fiscal stimuli to support consumption may not be the right way to prepare Malaysia for its first recession since 2009, said the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas). Ideas senior fellow Dr Carmelo Ferlito was responding to Bank Islam Malaysia chief economist Dr Mohd Afzanizam Abdul 52

August 9, 2018 7:10 AM Tun M to hold town hall meeting with civil servants next week

PETALING JAYA: A town hall meeting involving about 3,000 civil servants with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be held next week in Putrajaya. The event organised by the National Institute of Public Administration (Intan) will allow the civil servants to get a better understanding of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government. "Mahathir will also be presenting 12

July 26, 2018 7:34 AM Media's role includes making people understand government policies: Eddin Syazlee

SEREMBAN: The role of the media as an agent of check and balance includes making the people understand government policies, Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith said today. He also said that another significant aspect of the media role was to inform the people of the ideas, desire and efforts of the government in developing 11

July 21, 2018 11:41 PM Steve Bannon planning foundation to boost far right in Europe: Report

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump's controversial former advisor Steve Bannon plans to set up a foundation in Europe called "The Movement" to spark a populist rightwing revolt, according to a report. Bannon envisages the organization rivalling George Soros' Open Foundation, which has given away US$32 billion (RM 130 billion) to liberal causes since 14

July 19, 2018 9:56 AM Get ‘with it’ at the cleverer Kancil

The Association of Accredited Advertising Agents of Malaysia (4A's) will host its first Kancil Creative Festival this July 26 and 27. Held at Ruang by ThinkCity, KL, the creative festival themed "Celebrating humanity in creativity, technology and culture" will gather some of the most innovative minds across diverse backgrounds. These include MP of Lembah 19

June 30, 2018 2:30 AM Mattis in Asia, fixing Trump-rattled relationships one by one

WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis spent four days in East Asia trying to keep on the rails key relationships — two friends, one adversarial — that his boss President Donald Trump has thrown into confusion. It's now a familiar role for the Pentagon chief, not just in Asia but across Europe and the Middle East. With Trump disrupting one relationship 19

June 28, 2018 8:28 AM Md Alwi Che Ahmad appointed as opposition leader: Mustapa

KOTA BARU: Kok Lanas State Assemblyman Datuk Md Alwi Che Ahmad has been appointed as the opposition leader for the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly. Kelantan Umno Liaison Committee chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, who is also Air Lanas assemblyman Seri Mustapa Mohamed said Md Alwi, who is Kelantan Umno information chief, was selected based on his extensive 10