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April 26, 2018 5:35 AM PUC upbeat on theme park industry

PETALING JAYA: PUC Bhd, whose shareholders approved its acquisition of a 33% stake in Pictureworks Holdings Bhd, is upbeat on the theme park industry. "The theme park industry, in Asia particularly, is actually a fast growing market. Big players are constantly expanding their existing resorts like Shanghai Disneyland's grand opening of their Toy Story 3

April 24, 2018 10:52 AM Iran says Europe must not pay Trump 'ransom' over nuclear deal

TEHRAN: A top Iranian official on Tuesday welcomed European powers' efforts to salvage a historic nuclear deal, but warned they should not simply hand over "a ransom" to US President Donald Trump. Trump has threatened not to renew the 2015 accord, which curbed Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief. His threats have prompted pressure 9

April 23, 2018 10:19 AM New blood in candidate line-up as BN eyes Kelantan

KOTA BHARU: Kelantan Barisan Nasional (BN) has beefed up its candidate line-up for the 14th general election (GE14) with 30 new faces as well as well-established names being proposed in a bid to wrest the state from the grips of PAS which has been in power since 1990. Leading the charge is state BN chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamad who will defend 8

April 18, 2018 8:08 AM Nurul Izzah wins RM1m in defamation suit against ex-IGP Khalid, Ismail Sabri

Judicial Commissioner Datuk Faizah Jamaludin said the court found that both Khalid and Ismail had defamed Nurul Izzah at two separate functions in 2015 concerning the incumbent Lembah Pantai MP’s meeting with Filipina Jacel Kiram. ― Picture by Miera ZulyanaKUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar won today a defamation suit against 5

April 18, 2018 6:10 AM Govt approves RM547.9m for 127 rural development projects in Kedah

SUNGAI PETANI: The government had approved an allocation amounting to RM547.9 million for the implementation of 127 rural development projects in Kedah since 2016. Caretaker Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said some of the projects were already completed. He said among the projects that involved the huge allocation 12

April 17, 2018 5:37 AM Khazanah announces changes to senior leadership team

KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Khazanah Nasional Bhd today announced new appointments and changes to its senior leadership team. In a statement, the fund said, Amran Hafiz Affifudin, Director, Investments was promoted to Executive Director, Investments and Bryan Lim, Director, Investments, was promoted Executive Director, Investments. “Lim will continue in his current 6

April 17, 2018 2:32 AM A different kind of cruise

PEACE BOAT is not merely a cruise liner that traverses the world’s oceans, but is also a non-governmental organisation founded in Japan with a mission to raise awareness of global issues, and foster positive social change. The Peace Boat organisation believes that travel in itself can be a tool for positive social and political change. Since its maiden 11

April 16, 2018 3:49 PM Beijing rolls out red carpet for film festival (VIDEO)

BEIJING, April 16 — The eighth annual Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off in China’s capital yesterday with an opening ceremony that drew both domestic and international stars and filmmakers. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz was among the festival's attendees. — Reuters picAmerican actress Chloe Grace Moretz graced the red carpet, appearing 9

April 10, 2018 1:38 PM Shafie left Umno because he was eyeng DPM post: Musa

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman said today that Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal left UMNO because he had his eyes set on the post of deputy prime minister. "It's not my style to get confrontational but I have to say something. Stop tip-toeing around this issue. Let's call a spade a spade. That was why he chose 5

April 9, 2018 9:43 AM Musa says Shafie Apdal’s political rise due to Umno

Tan Sri Musa Aman said Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal’s rise to political prominence was due to Umno. ― Picture by Miera ZulyanaSEMPORNA, April 9 — Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal’s rise to political prominence was due to Umno, according to Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman. Musa said the former Umno vice-president had sustained in the top leadership 6