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June 17, 2018 4:00 PM We are one with the nation, says Cathodic church

PUTRAJAYA: The Catholic church's contribution to Tabung Harapan should be seen as a gesture that the community is one with the nation in times of need. Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur Julian Leow said the contribution is an important initiative by the Catholic church to pay a portion of the country's debts of RM1 trillion. "We are all Malaysians and we are part of the nation 4

June 17, 2018 1:33 PM Najib and wife in Langkawi for holiday

ALOR STAR: Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor arrived in Langkawi last night for a holiday with their family in the island resort. It was learnt Najib and his wife came with 13 members of the family for a three-day holiday there. Langkawi Umno division head Datuk Ir Nawawi Ahmad when contacted by Bernama 3

June 17, 2018 8:36 AM Mohamad Sabu confident of senators from Kelantan, Terengganu being appointed

KOTA BARU: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu is confident the federal government will appoint at least one senator for the post of minister or deputy minister from Kelantan and Terengganu. This is despite the Pakatan Harapan (PH) not winning any seats in these two states in the 14th General Election. Mohamad, who is also Defence Minister 4

June 16, 2018 9:06 AM Probe into alleged malpractices in defence ministry after Aidilfitri: Mat Sabu

TASEK GELUGOR: Investigations into alleged misconduct and malpractices in the Defence Ministry will commence after Aidilfitri, says Mohamad Sabu. The Defence Minister said a Special Investigation Committee headed by former auditor-general Tan Sri Ambrin Buang would be set up for this purpose. This committee would also probe irregularities and misappropriation 3

June 15, 2018 12:58 PM National level Asean dengue day to be held on July 7

KUALA LUMPUR: The national level Asean Dengue Day to be held on July 7, aims to create an advocacy initiative to combat dengue fever in an integrated manner. Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad in a statement here today said he would inaugurate the event at the Sekolah Rendah Agama Sungai Kayu Ara, Damansara Utama. This year, Malaysia has been appointed 7

June 15, 2018 8:05 AM Large 'open house' turnout indicates people's genuine love for country: Guan Eng

PUTRAJAYA: The large turnout at Pakatan Harapan's (PH) Hari Raya open house in Seri Perdana here today, indicates the people's genuine love for the country, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. The big crowd that showed up today was something very special and never seen before, he told reporters at the Hari Raya open house here today. As of noon, at least 6

June 14, 2018 10:21 AM Ghana great to help run football after bribery scandal

ACCRA: Former Ghana captain Abedi Pele has been appointed to help run football in the country in the wake of a corruption scandal that saw the government dissolve the sport's governing body. Pele, a three-time African footballer of the year who played most of his club football in Europe, was named in a five-member interim committee to manage the sport 6

June 14, 2018 9:14 AM Anwar meets former UK premier David Cameron in London

PUTRAJAYA: Pakatan Harapan and PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim met former UK premier David Cameron in London to thank him for raising the issue of his imprisonment and subsequent treatment on several occasions to local officials. "Met with former UK Prime Minister David Cameron to thank him for raising the issue of my incarceration and treatment 8

June 14, 2018 3:42 AM N. Korea's Kim knows denuclearisation must be 'quick': Pompeo

SEOUL: North Korea's Kim Jong Un understands that denuclearisation must happen "quickly", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, warning there will be no sanctions relief for Pyongyang until the process is complete. Pompeo said Washington remained committed to the "complete, verifiable and irreversible" denuclearisation of North Korea, after 5

June 14, 2018 12:01 AM Sea Watch says ready to take rescued migrants if Italy opens ports

BERLIN: German charity Sea Watch said Wednesday it was ready to take on board 40 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea by the US Navy, but only if Italy agreed to open its ports to NGO vessels. US Navy ship the Trenton had rescued the migrants on Tuesday after their rubber boat sank in an accident that claimed 12 lives, the German group said. The US Navy posted 7