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January 19, 2018 10:37 AM Perlis Rela lodges police report against Shafie Apdal

KANGAR: The Perlis People's Volunteer Corps (Rela) has lodged a police report against Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal for allegedly belittling the role of its members. Its spokesman Yahya Bakar said Perlis Rela also wanted the former Rural and Regional Development Minister to apologise to its members. "Do not underestimate 3

January 19, 2018 1:59 AM Bursa rebounds to open higher

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — Bursa Malaysia rebounded from yesterday's losses to open slightly higher today on renewed buying interest in selected heavyweights, amid a mixed start on regional markets, dealers said. At 9.10am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) stood at 1,824.10, up 2.50 points, from yesterday's close of 1,821.60.It opened 1.79 points 4

January 18, 2018 9:47 AM Sea Life Malaysia and other attractions to boost Johor tourism

ISKANDAR PUTRI: Tourism industry players have been urged to develop tourist packages to boost tourism in Johor, according to State Tourism, Trade and Consumerism Committee chairman Tee Siew Kiong. Tee said the state government is committed to turning Johor into a high value regional tourism destination by year 2023, according to Johor's 10-year Tourism 6

January 18, 2018 4:33 AM Thailand recommends daily minimum wage hikes up to 7pc

File photo of a bank cashier counting Thai baht notes in a bank in Bangkok. – AFP picBANGKOK, Jan 18 — Thailand’s Central Wage Committee has recommended that the daily minimum wage be increased by 7 per cent to 330 baht (US$10.33) in its two most industrialised provinces, Chonburi and Rayong. The committee recommended increases of between 5 to 22 baht across 6

January 17, 2018 1:40 AM Indonesian president Jokowi to reshuffle cabinet

File picture shows Indonesian Minister of Home Affairs Tjahjo Kumolo (far left) during the official inauguration by new Indonesian President Joko Widodo (not in picture) at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on October 27, 2014. — AFP picJAKARTA, Jan 17 — Indonesian President Joko Widodo will swear in new members of cabinet this morning, the presidential 7

January 16, 2018 7:29 AM KL shares remain in the red at mid-afternoon

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Shares prices Bursa Malaysia remained in the red as at mid-afternoon today due to continued profit taking in selected technology and consumer counters, amid mixed sentiment on regional markets, dealers said. At 3pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) stood at 1,822.07, down 3.84 points, from yesterday's close of 1,825.91, while 8

January 16, 2018 4:01 AM Nicaragua piles on Trump criticism after slur

MANAGUA: Nicaragua on Monday joined the international chorus of criticism directed at US President Donald Trump over his reported slur against some poor nations. Trump's reported description of African states, Haiti and El Salvador as "shithole countries" in a meeting on migration was "racist ... disrespectful and humiliating," the office of Nicaraguan 7

January 15, 2018 11:47 PM Woman dies in dramatic sledding accident in Switzerland

A man shovels snow at a hotel in Zermatt resort, Switzerland January 8, 2018, in this picture obtained from social media. — AFP pic GENEVA, Jan 16 — A 64-year-old woman died in the Swiss Alps yesterday after her sled veered off course and plunged off a cliff onto train tracks below, police said. The woman had been sledding with her husband down the winding 8

January 12, 2018 2:40 AM Warisan Veep released on bail and sent for medical check up

Warisan Vice President Datuk Peter Anthony was seen clutching his bible as he was led around the courthouse. ― Picture by Julia ChanKOTA KINABALU, Jan 12 ― Parti Warisan Sabah Vice President Datuk Peter Anthony was released on a bail of RM55,000 today after being held for a week. Magistrate judge Afiq Agoes set the bail amount and ordered one local guarantor 3

January 10, 2018 2:05 PM Former Sarawak Speaker dies after long illness

Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah confirmed that Ujang died at 7.48pm today after a long illness. — Reuters picKUCHING, JAN 10 — Former Sarawak state assembly Speaker Tan Sri Celestine Ujang Anak Jilan died this evening at a private hospital. He was 71. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah confirmed that Ujang died at 7.48pm today 7