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July 9, 2018 1:13 PM Bursa records 10th consecutive week of foreign attrition

PETALING JAYA: Foreign funds continued its selling streak last week at a net US$704.3 million (RM2.85 billion) compared with the US$705.4 million net seen the week before. “Foreign investors continued to pare their holdings in stocks listed on Bursa for the 10th consecutive week. This is the longest weekly selling streak recorded since the 20-week selling 48

July 8, 2018 3:31 AM Pompeo: Sanctions to remain until N. Korea 'final' denuclearisation

TOKYO: Sanctions on North Korea will remain in place until Pyongyang achieves "final" denuclearisation, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday. Speaking in Tokyo after holding meetings in Pyongyang, Pompeo said Washington would continue enforcing sanctions until North Korea carried out "fully verified final denuclearisation". Pompeo is in Tokyo 24

July 5, 2018 1:14 PM Exports in May up 3.4% to RM82.1b year on year

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s exports grew 3.4% to RM82.1 billion in May, outpacing imports, which increased only 0.1% to RM74 billion, on a year-on-year basis said the Department of Statistics. “Exports in May 2018 valued at RM82.1 billion, continued to surpass the RM80 billion mark, increasing by 3.4% from a year ago. Re-exports were valued at RM16.3 billion 53

July 5, 2018 1:06 AM US envoy to work with Sudan to remove from 'terror' list

KHARTOUM: The top US envoy in Sudan vowed Wednesday to work with Khartoum in its efforts to be removed from Washington's "terrorism" blacklist as he welcomed the African country's decision to sever ties with North Korea. In June, Sudan announced its defence firms had scrapped contracts with the Asian pariah state, acknowledging for the first time the existence 76

July 1, 2018 7:22 AM Korea's Ryu charges into lead at Women's PGA Championship

KILDEER, United States: South Korea's Ryu So-yeon used a hot putter and a lucky bounce on No. 7 to seize a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Women's PGA Championship on Saturday. The two-time major champion, who celebrated her 28th birthday on Friday, started the day tied with Brooke Henderson for the top spot but gained five strokes 99

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 68

June 29, 2018 9:03 AM Taiwan keen on encouraging more Muslim tourists from Malaysia

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia representative James Chang Chi-ping said presently there are 150 restaurants and hotels that are certified by the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) in Taiwan. Chang said this year marked MEET Taiwan's fifth consecutive year in the country aimed at further developing bilateral relations between 41

June 28, 2018 4:16 AM Pentagon chief seeks to reassure S. Korea, Japan on North

SEOUL: US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in Seoul Thursday and was heading for Tokyo later to reassure Washington's key East Asian allies after President Donald Trump unilaterally suspended military exercises in South Korea, sparking concern over his commitment to the region. With the US president lauding North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "talented 74

June 27, 2018 5:13 AM Female founder of S. Korea's largest porn site arrested

SEOUL: A woman who co-founded South Korea's largest pornography website has been arrested after living as a fugitive in New Zealand for years, police said. Soranet — set up in 1999 — held tens of thousands of illegal porn videos including "revenge porn" and spycam porn videos of women secretly filmed at public locations. Distributing pornography is illegal 51

June 25, 2018 2:21 AM Mattis visits China amid Korea talks, strategic tensions

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, United States: US Secretary of Defence James Mattis will make his first visit to China this week amid rising tensions between the two countries but also a deep need for Beijing's support in nuclear talks with North Korea. Mattis told reporters Sunday he wants to "take measure" of China's strategic ambitions after it positioned 27