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July 13, 2018 9:38 AM Bursa Malaysia ends higher for 5th consecutive day

KUALA LUMPUR: Persistent buying interest in index-linked counters and small capitalisation stocks against a backdrop of positive market sentiment spurred Bursa Malaysia to close stronger for the fifth consecutive trading. At 5pm the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) finished at the intra-day high of 1,721.93, up 18.36 points, from yesterday's 7

July 13, 2018 4:36 AM Malaysian kicked out of Australia for 'extreme depravity' videos

PERTH, Australia: A Malaysian tourist was kicked out of Australia Friday after videos showing "extreme sexual depravity and horrific violence" were found on his phone during a routine baggage check at Perth airport. The 43-year-old man, who was not named, arrived on a flight from Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday when the shocking material was discovered 8

July 10, 2018 12:43 PM Selangor identifies Port Klang as ideal location for next DFTZ

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor state government has identified Port Klang as an ideal location for the next Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), which could improve the ranking of the second largest container port in Asean, said State senior executive councillor Datuk Teng Chang Kim. Teng said the DFTZ would boost Port Klang’s ranking to become the 10th largest 4

July 9, 2018 1:13 PM Bursa records 10th consecutive week of foreign attrition

PETALING JAYA: Foreign funds continued its selling streak last week at a net US$704.3 million (RM2.85 billion) compared with the US$705.4 million net seen the week before. “Foreign investors continued to pare their holdings in stocks listed on Bursa for the 10th consecutive week. This is the longest weekly selling streak recorded since the 20-week selling 5

July 2, 2018 10:12 AM CEP and Isis discuss regional diplomacy issues

KUALA LUMPUR: The diplomacy issues and Malaysia's role at the regional stage are among the topics discussed by the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (Isis) Malaysia with the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) today. Isis Deputy Chief Executive Datuk Steven Wong said the discussion was more on how Malaysia could engage with Asean countries 30

June 30, 2018 2:30 AM Mattis in Asia, fixing Trump-rattled relationships one by one

WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis spent four days in East Asia trying to keep on the rails key relationships — two friends, one adversarial — that his boss President Donald Trump has thrown into confusion. It's now a familiar role for the Pentagon chief, not just in Asia but across Europe and the Middle East. With Trump disrupting one relationship 10

June 29, 2018 7:43 AM AirAsia signs up as Official Airline Partner for Asean WESG

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian low-cost airline, AirAsia has come on board as the Official Airline Partner for the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) in Asean countries. The WESG is an international esports championship organised by Alisports, the sports branch of Alibaba Group. According to AirAsia in a statement today, the sponsorship deal with Agri Mind Sdn Bhd, which 4

June 28, 2018 1:21 PM Market fire kills 15 in Kenya capital

NAIROBI: A fire at Nairobi's Gikomba market killed 15 people on Thursday, a government official said, less than a year after a blaze to destroyed much of the Kenyan capital's largest open-air market. "We have lost 15 people from this tragedy this morning," said regional coordinator Kangethe Thuku. "We're yet to establish the cause of this fire," he said, which 8

June 26, 2018 12:41 PM Two Ukraine minors in custody over deadly Roma attack

LVIV, Ukraine: A Ukrainian court has ordered that two minors suspected in a deadly attack on a Roma camp be held in custody for 60 days, officials said Tuesday, as concern grows over a wave of hate crimes. On Saturday, masked assailants attacked a Roma camp outside Lviv, in western Ukraine, with batons and knives, killing one man. The 24-year-old died from stab wounds 4

June 25, 2018 7:45 AM South Sudan foes in new peace talks to end deadly war

KHARTOUM: South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and arch-foe Riek Machar were set to hold a new round of peace talks Monday after a first meeting last week faltered. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is hosting in Khartoum the second round of talks between the two bitter rivals, aimed at ending South Sudan's four-and-a-half year brutal civil war. A first-round 3