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June 6, 2018 9:06 AM Matta Fair to donate RM1 from each visitor to 'Tabung Harapan Malaysia'

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) will donate RM1 to 'Tabung Harapan Malaysia' (THM) for every visitor to the National Matta Fair to help address the financial situation in the country. Its CEO Phua Tai Neng said the association was pleased to join other Malaysians in donating to the publicly funded THM to support 120

April 21, 2018 12:38 PM Russia 'welcomes' North Korea's nuclear declaration

MOSCOW: Moscow "welcomes" North Korea's Kim Jong Un's declaration on halting nuclear tests and calls on the US and Pyongyang to work together to reduce tensions, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday. "We welcome the declaration of the Working Party's Chairman Kim Jong Un on the halt of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's 44

March 4, 2018 3:04 PM Ukraine says gas shortage fully covered

KIEV: Ukraine on Sunday said it had resolved its gas shortage caused by the refusal of Russia's Gazprom to restart natural gas deliveries. "We have a sharp increase in gas supplies from the EU, from Poland, Slovakia and Hungary," Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko posted on Twitter. Poroshenko underlined that Ukraine had a stable gas supply and has "enough 28

November 2, 2017 7:36 AM Penang civil servants to get RM2,000 bonus

Lim tabled a RM1.213 billion budget for 2017 with a projected deficit of RM748.5 million, making it the seventh consecutive deficit budget for the state since 2011. ― Picture by KE OoiGEORGE TOWN, Nov 2 ― The Penang government announced today a RM2,000 bonus each to all state civil servants in its Budget 2018. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the bonus 25

October 29, 2017 10:49 AM More money in people's pocket with tax reduction: Salleh Keruak

KUALA LUMPUR: The individual income tax reduction announced at the tabling of the 2018 Budget would enable people to have more money in their pocket, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak (pix). Salleh noted that the lowering of the tax rates by two percentage points for income tax band between RM20,000 and RM70,000 would 23

October 28, 2017 1:09 AM Spain sacks Catalan government after independence declaration

BARCELONA: The Madrid government sacked Catalonia's president and dismissed its parliament on Friday, hours after the region declared itself an independent nation in Spain's gravest political crisis since the return of democracy four decades ago. A new regional election will be held in Catalonia on Dec. 21, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a televised 33

October 10, 2017 1:01 PM Cop tells court of accused’s ‘aggressive’ action in wiping Jong Nam’s face

Investigating officer says it was as if the accused was carrying out an attack on the North Korean. SHAH ALAM: The investigating officer in the Kim Jong Nam murder case told the High Court today that Vietnamese accused Doan Thi Huong’s action of wiping Jong Nam’s face before his death on Feb 13 was “aggressive”. Police officer Wan Azirul Nizam Wan Che Wan Aziz, attached 22

September 22, 2017 6:23 AM S&P lowers Hong Kong rating to AA+ following China downgrade

HONG KONG: Standard and Poor's lowered Hong Kong's long-term rating from AAA to AA+ on Friday following its earlier downgrade of China's sovereign rating. "We see very strong institutional and political linkages between China and the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong. "Following the earlier downgrade of the sovereign credit rating on China 32

August 22, 2017 1:42 AM Android O soon to eclipse Android Nougat

The first developer preview of Android O was released at the Google I/O in the spring of 2017. — Picture courtesy of Google / Android.comSAN FRANCISCO, Aug 22 — Google is tapping into the buzz created by the solar eclipse yesterday, August 21, using the celestial event as a pretext for the official presentation of the next generation (8.0) of its mobile 81

August 15, 2017 12:03 AM Trump yields to pressure, calls neo-Nazis and KKK criminals (VIDEO)

US President Donald Trump departs to travel to New York from the White House in Washington August 14, 2017. — Reuters picCHARLOTTESVILLE, Aug 15 — US President Donald Trump denounced neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan as criminals and thugs yesterday, bowing to mounting political pressure to condemn such groups explicitly after a white-nationalist rally 28