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August 29, 2018 1:17 PM Malaysia targets 80% rice self-sufficiency by 2022

SERDANG: Malaysia targets to achieve 80% self-sufficiency in rice by 2022, moving up from the current 70%, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub. He said efforts were being made in that direction, such as increasing the rice variants and fertiliser and opening the door for technology transfer from China, Taiwan and Japan 7

August 17, 2018 1:38 AM Low-carb diet linked to elevated mortality risk: Study

MIDDLE-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with low-carb diets, researchers reported Friday. The findings, published in The Lancet, challenge a trend in Europe and North America toward so-called Paleo diets that shun carbohydrates in favour of animal protein and fat. Proponents 11

July 18, 2018 10:43 AM Three killed in helicopter crash in Thailand

BANGKOK: At least three people were killed in a helicopter crash in northeastern Thailand on Wednesday, officials said. The victims were travelling to Khon Kaen province in the early morning when the helicopter crashed before landing. "The flight was supposed to land in Khon Kaen airport at 9.10am but around 9am we got a report that the helicopter crashed 61

July 12, 2018 5:26 AM First KRR Express outlet offers quick, convenient and all round tasty

IDEAL for those with chop-chop lifestyles who are always on-the-go yet don't want to miss a complete meal - here's to the first KRR Express restaurant, located at Plaza Shah Alam. The KRR Express restaurant is established on the grab-and-go concept. Its specially-tailored menu offers delicious and complete meals that can be purchased in a quick and convenient 83

July 5, 2018 2:55 AM A taste of country flavours

THE DATE that Country Barn Pub & Restaurant opened in USJ Sentral coincided with our 14th General Election. It was almost like an omen of a new beginning for owner-cum-cook Jeffrey Bhagwan. Taiping-born Jeffrey worked in the automotive industry for decades, but always relished the idea of opening his own little restaurant cum pub. He admitted that getting 9

June 24, 2018 1:08 PM Singapore says Trump-Kim summit cost just US$12m, after some question expenses

SINGAPORE: Singapore said on Sunday it spent S$16.3 million (RM48 million) on hosting the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, less than earlier reports that had angered some locals. Most of the money went to security, the foreign ministry said, without giving a detailed breakdown. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong 12

June 21, 2018 9:00 AM Ambrin to audit all federal ministries: Salahuddin

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no escape for errant civil servants as the special investigation committee headed by former Auditor-General Tan Sri Ambrin Buang will be looking into a full audit of all ministries, according to Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub. He said the decision to audit all federal ministries was made during 15

June 21, 2018 5:56 AM Special committee to discuss with Bernas on monopoly issue

KUALA LUMPUR: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry and the special committee chaired by Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali will hold a series of discussions with Syarikat Padiberas Nasional Berhad (Bernas) to study Bernas' monopoly over the country's rice supply, including its sole right to import rice until 2021. Its minister 9

June 13, 2018 8:49 AM Malaysia has sufficient supply of rice: Agri ministry

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia faces no problems in terms of sufficient supply of rice in the country, the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry said today. The secretary of the ministry's Paddy and Rice Industry Division, Shamsuddin Ismail, said the country produced 73% of its rice needs and the rest was met with imports under long-term contracts 19

April 18, 2018 1:31 PM 7-Eleven Malaysia announces dividend share, cash payout

PETALING JAYA: 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Bhd, which today announced cash and shares distribution as dividends, is acquiring a 60% stake in foodstuff supplier Café Decoral Sdn Bhd for RM600,000. The group is paying out an interim single-tier cash dividend of 2.7 sen per ordinary share; and a share dividend distribution of 18.5 million treasury shares 14