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July 24, 2018 10:53 AM Naza to donate RM1,000 to Tabung Harapan for each car sold

KUALA LUMPUR: The Naza Group will contribute RM1,000 towards Tabung Harapan Malaysia for every car sold by the group from June 1 to Aug 31, 2018. "The Naza Group is proud to play its part by contributing to Tabung Harapan Malaysia as a responsible and patriotic corporate citizen," said S. M. Nasarudin S. M. Nasimuddin, Naza Corporation Holdings Sdn Bhd group 15

July 24, 2018 9:23 AM Honours for Australians involved in Thai cave rescue

SYDNEY: Nine Australians who helped rescue young footballers trapped in a Thai cave were given state honours Tuesday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declaring their bravery an inspiration to the world. The 12 "Wild Boars" players and their coach were stuck deep in the flooded cave for up to 18 days before Thai Navy SEALs and international cave diving 24

July 23, 2018 11:44 AM Verify your facts before judging

LATELY, there has been a flurry of news reports in the media regarding my status and continued presence here in Malaysia. Some sections of the media have attacked me for my supposed "incitement to terror", and it would be naive not to assume that this was done with a broader objective of demonising Islam and Muslims. Unable to find any evidence against 45

July 23, 2018 6:07 AM Malaysia condemns the adoption of 'Jewish nation-state' law

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has condemned in the strongest terms the adoption of the 'Jewish nation-state' law by the Israeli Parliament on July, 19. The Foreign Ministry (Wisma Putra) in a statement today said Malaysia urged the international community to take immediate action to call upon Israel to repeal the racist and oppressive law and policy 16

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 72

July 19, 2018 11:50 AM Singapore the third country to ratify CPTPP

SINGAPORE: Singapore ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) today, becoming the third nation to do so after Mexico and Japan. According to the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), the CPTPP will enter into force 60 days after six of the 11 signatories ratify the agreement. "The CPTPP is an important 27

July 17, 2018 4:47 AM King praises new government for upholding transparency

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, today opened the first meeting of the first session of the 14th Parliament, and praised the new government for upholding transparency. His Majesty made particular reference to the government's revealing of the actual financial position of the country, its review of expenditure and costs of projects 29

July 16, 2018 7:16 AM Catch Cohen's take on who is America

Famous for creating a roster of iconic moments and incendiary characters, Sacha Baron Cohen returns to series television for the first time in more than a decade, writing and directing Who Is America?. This seven-episode series, which has been in the works since last year, explores the diverse individuals – from the infamous to the unknown – who populate 95

July 14, 2018 8:35 AM Former AG appointed Umno supreme council member

PETALING JAYA: Former Attorney General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has been appointed an Umno supreme council member, said party president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. In a statement released today, Ahmad Zahid confirmed the appointments of 11 Supreme Council members including Mohamed Apandi. The others are Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, Datuk Seri Tajuddin 29

July 11, 2018 10:06 AM 'Clear evidence of need' in N. Korea: UN aid chief

SEOUL: The United Nations' humanitarian chief said Wednesday he had seen "clear evidence" of need in North Korea — where one fifth of children are malnourished — during a rare trip. Mark Lowcock's visit to the impoverished, isolated country this week is the first such trip by a UN undersecretary for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator 85