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July 31, 2018 4:03 PM Azmin: Khazanah to be managed by professionals, Mahathir’s appointment by convention

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite the appointment of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali to the board of Khazanah Nasional Bhd, the day-to-day running of the sovereign state fund will still be handled by professionals. Mohamed Azmin, who is Economic Affairs Minister, said the prime minister was reviewing a list of names that would be appointed 26

July 31, 2018 8:36 AM Oil royalty talks to be like family discussion: Shafie Apdal

KOTA KINABALU: The talks between the Sabah and the Federal governments on the oil royalty will be conducted like a family discussion, in order to arrive at an agreement amicable to both parties, according to Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal. He said today that the team approach was important so that the issue of the oil royalty, which 31

July 31, 2018 7:41 AM Full military ceremony marks 2018 Warriors' Day celebration

PUTRAJAYA: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, attended the Warriors' Day celebration today at Dataran Pahlawan Negara, Precinct 1, here. The ceremony began with a parade of the colours of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and the 1st Battalion of the Royal Malay Regiment. This was followed by the playing of the national anthem 'Negaraku', and the firing 28

July 31, 2018 3:37 AM Australia, US, Japan in Indo-Pacific infrastructure push

SYDNEY: Australia, the United States and Japan will jointly invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific, officials announced Tuesday, in an attempt to counter China's efforts to court influence in the region. Beijing has loaned countries across Asia billions of dollars as part of its "Belt and Road" development strategy, including to island 74

July 30, 2018 9:09 AM 21 days of campaigning for Balakong by-election

PUTRAJAYA: A 21-day campaigning period has been allocated for the upcoming Balakong by-election, with polling set for Sept 8. Making the announcement, Election Commission (EC) deputy chairman Tan Sri Othman Mahmood said nomination for the by-election is set to take place on Aug 18 while early voting will be on Sept 4. "For this by-election, the commission 14

July 30, 2018 4:42 AM Sept 8 is polling day for Balakong by-election

PUTRAJAYA: There will be a total of 21 days of campaigning for the upcoming Balakong by-election as the polling day has been set on Saturday, Sept 8. Making the announcement, Election Commission (EC) deputy chairman Tan Sri Othman Mahmood said the candidate nomination for the nation's second by-election is set to take place on Aug 18 (Saturday) while 13

July 27, 2018 11:59 AM Mahathir raps Najib over 'bygone era' remark

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has taken a swipe at Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak over the latter's remark that Pakatan Harapan policies would bring the country to 'a bygone era'. In a statement today, Dr Mahathir noted that the bygone era was the era when Malaysia was known as an 'Asian Tiger'. The term referred to several Southeast 23

July 27, 2018 5:37 AM National Day 2018 will be truly historic: Gobind Singh (Updated)

PUTRAJAYA: The National Day 2018 celebration will be truly historic in the sense that the National Day is to be celebrated for the first time under the leadership of the new Pakatan Harapan government, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. Putrajaya has been selected as the venue for the celebration on Aug 31, with the theme 'Sayangi 57

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 32

July 25, 2018 3:51 PM Thailand approves electric vehicle investment plans of Nissan, Honda

BANGKOK: Thai authorities said today they have approved investment plans worth 29.63 billion baht (RM3.8 billion), including projects by two Japanese automakers to produce hybrid electric vehicles and batteries. Nissan Motor (Thailand), a unit of Nissan Motor Co will invest 10.96 billion baht in one venture while Honda Automobile (Thailand), a subsidiary 20