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August 5, 2018 3:05 AM Loh holds Penang’s first exhibition on aerial drone photography

GEORGE TOWN: Former Reuters photographer ST Loh is holding Penang's first ever exhibition on aerial drone photography. He has used two aerial drones to capture images for the exhibition. It was launched by the Mayor and Penang Island City Council (MBPP) president Datuk Yew Tung Seang. Loh said that the exhibition runs throughout the festival period from yesterday 4

June 28, 2018 8:48 AM Najib should hold ‘1MDB tell-all’ session, says Kit Siang

PETALING JAYA: Embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib has been asked to hold a "1MDB tell-all" session at the Umno General Assembly this week. If Najib wants to regain credibility, he should conduct such a session to ask any and whatever questions about the 1MDB scandal, DAP Adviser Lim Kit Siang said today. "Najib had been very busy in the past few days in a 'white-washing' 4

June 21, 2018 2:40 PM Opec confident of deal ahead of crucial talks with partners

VIENNA: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) energy ministers expressed optimism today they were nearing a compromise on oil output policy, with Saudi Arabia acknowledging that a big production increase would be "politically unacceptable" to arch foe Iran. Opec and non-Opec partner countries are due to hold crunch talks here today 8

June 7, 2018 2:56 PM US says reached deal with China's ZTE

WASHINGTON: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said today that Washington has reached a deal with ZTE Corp that would reverse a ban on buying parts from US suppliers, allowing China's No. 2 telecommunications equipment maker to get back into business. Under the deal, ZTE will change its board and management within 30 days, pay a US$1 billion (RM3.97 billion) 8

June 6, 2018 1:35 PM Bintulu LNG plant cuts exports on technical issues

LONDON: Bintulu’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant is experiencing a sharp drop in shipments amid a logjam of vessels stuck outside port, potentially due to technical issues impacting the plant or fields, trade sources said. Nine LNG tankers are currently anchored outside the Petronas-operated 24 million tonne per annum (mtpa) facility, according 9

June 5, 2018 9:19 AM BNM declines to comment on talk of Governor resigning

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has declined to comment on talks that its Governor, Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim, had offered to resign. Social media has been rife with the rumour of his resignation following news quoting people familiar with the matter. Muhammad assumed the office of Governor on May 1, 2016, succeeding Tan Sri Dr Zeti AKhtar Aziz. He is the 8th Governor 9

June 4, 2018 7:25 AM Soccer-Costa Rica ease past Northern Ireland in penultimate warmup

SAN JOSE, June 3 (Reuters) - Two headed goals from corners and a strike from Joel Campbell gave Costa Rica a comfortable 3-0 win over Northern Ireland on Sunday to lift the Central American side ahead of the World Cup. Costa Rica had won just two of their past nine games before Sunday but they were far too good for Northern Ireland, who made history 5

May 24, 2018 4:39 AM Najib used money raised from Khazanah to pay 1MDB debts: Sources

KUALA LUMPUR: The previous government under Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak used money raised from a deal with Khazanah Nasional Berhad to pay for some of the liabilities of state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), two sources told Reuters. Khazanah paid the government RM1.2 billion in mid-2017 in exchange for redeemable shares that the finance 13

May 21, 2018 10:10 AM British woman jailed in Tehran back in court on new charge

LONDON: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for two years, has appeared in court to face a new charge, her husband said on Monday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was summoned to a court in Tehran on May 19, according to a statement from Richard Ratcliffe, who runs the Free Nazanin campaign group. The charge is for "spreading propaganda 16

May 7, 2018 1:17 PM Manipal: We had to take ‘more risky’ approach over Fortis

MUMBAI: India’s privately-held Manipal Hospitals had to take a “more risky” approach to buy domestic rival Fortis Healthcare Ltd, so that it did not lose out to other suitors, Manipal’s CEO Ranjan Pai told Reuters. Manipal on Sunday sweetened its bid for Fortis, offering to inject 21 billion rupees (RM1.23 billion) to help the ailing hospital operator 10