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August 15, 2018 3:15 AM Georgia hopes to sign MoU on tourism cooperation with Malaysia by year-end

KUALA LUMPUR: Georgia is keen to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia aimed at boosting bilateral tourism between the two countries, says its Ambassador to Malaysia Nikoloz Apkhazava. He said the MoU in the field of tourism will be crucial to expanding bilateral collaboration in the related sectors, including exchanging information 14

August 13, 2018 2:04 AM Curfew in ESSZone extended to Aug 29

KOTA KINABALU: The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone), which ends at 6pm today, has been extended to Aug 29, according to Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli Din (pix). Wth the extension of the curfew, he said, those living in the affected areas should remain indoors, while outsiders would not be allowed 13

August 7, 2018 1:30 PM Former Aircel CEO steps down from Maxis board

PETALING JAYA: Maxis Bhd non-executive director Kaizad B. Heerjee has stepped down from his post after the telco was allegedly embroiled in illegal money trails in India. Kaizad, a Singapore national, was India’s Aircel Ltd CEO. He quit the debt-ridden firm last May. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, Maxis said Kaizad’s resignation was due to personal 16

August 7, 2018 11:35 AM Kuching Nissan service advisor most competent in Asia

TAN Chong Ekspres Auto Servis Sdn Bhd (TCEAS) recently emerged as champion in the Nissan Service Advisor Excellence Competency (NISAC) Award Asia Regional Contest held in Thailand. Ernest Chong Ruichen (pix, top) from Nissan Kuching 3S Centre, who took national honours in the NISAC National Contest in April 2018, was chosen to represent Malaysia for the regional 25

August 6, 2018 1:22 PM Foreign funds bought RM348.9 million last week

PETALING JAYA: Global funds accumulated RM348.9 million net of local stocks last week, according MIDF Research. So far in 2018, it said global funds have been net buyers of Malaysian stocks for 15 out of 31 weeks. “After 13 uninterrupted weeks of foreign net selling of stocks listed on Bursa, global investors finally made their way to Malaysian shores 10

August 6, 2018 2:20 AM The search for Asia’s next top model returns

HIT reality TV series Asia’s Next Top Model is back for another season of fashion, feuds and rigorous competition on FOX Life, one of Asia’s leading general entertainment channels. Fourteen beautiful young women will compete in season 6, selected from scores of auditioning hopefuls from across the region who fought for their chance to take centrestage 28

July 27, 2018 9:23 AM AirAsia Q2 load factor down 3% to 86% on seat capacity expansion

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd's operations in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines saw a 3% drop in its load factor to 86% for the second quarter of 2018 (Q2 18) compared to the same period of 2017. The low-cost carrier said in a statement that it carried 10.88 million passengers in Q2 18, representing a 13% increase against the 9.61 million passengers 16

July 21, 2018 10:33 AM Claim on Sabah has no basis: Wisma Putra

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reiterated the government of Malaysia's position that the continuous claims over Sabah are without basis. The ministry said Malaysia was aware of the remarks made by Aquilino Pimentel Jr, a member of the Philippines' Consultative Committee which appeared in the media on the claim on Sabah on July 20. "This 5

July 15, 2018 10:30 AM Pacquiao knocks out Matthysse to regain WBA title

WITH the 60th victory of a stellar career, Manny Pacquiao regained the WBA world welterweight title with a TKO of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur today. At the ripe old age of 39 and without long-time trainer Freddie Roach, Pacquiao showed no signs of slowing down to take his record to an impressive 6

July 11, 2018 1:51 PM Duterte says sorry to ‘all-forgiving’ God

Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he is "sorry" for calling God stupid, which has triggered public outrage in the predominantly Catholic country. But the 73-year-old leader stressed that he was only apologising to his "all-forgiving" God and nobody else. "If it's the same God, I'm sorry," he said in a meeting with religious leaders 22