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June 20, 2018 6:49 AM Toddler survives after falling from 14th floor of Puchong condo

PETALING JAYA: A four-year-old boy miraculously escaped death when he fell from the 14th floor of a condominium in Puchong here on Tuesday. The victim who was alone at home had slipped from the balcony of his father's house at the Koi Tropika condominiums on Jalan Puchong and plunged on a zinc roofing on the third floor before landing on the bonnet of a car parked 5

June 19, 2018 7:44 AM Press Metal sees indirect benefits from US-China trade spat

PETALING JAYA: The trade tensions between China and the US could indirectly benefit aluminium smelter Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd as it will reduce market competition in the region. Speaking to reporters at its AGM today, group CEO Tan Sri Paul Koon said metal from Australia may move to the US as Australia has been exempted from US tariffs on aluminium 5

April 10, 2018 2:41 PM China files complaint with WTO over US steel, aluminium tariffs

BEIJING: China has asked the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to mediate in its dispute with the United States over tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, which Beijing says contradict WTO agreements. According to a statement today from the WTO, China has said the duties of 25% on imports of steel products and 10% on those of aluminium are inconsistent 10

April 10, 2018 11:45 AM Temporary road closure at Federal Highway in Petaling

KUALA LUMPUR: The exit road at the Federal Highway to and from Jalan P Narayanan, Jalan 222 and Jalan Templer in the Petaling district, Selangor, will be temporarily closed to all vehicles from today until April 20 between 11pm and 5am. The Public Works Department (PWD) said the road closure was necessary to facilitate the installation of beam and steel 9

April 4, 2018 11:26 PM US rejects China WTO protest of steel tariffs as ‘baseless’

Trump imposed tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 15 per cent on aluminum early last month, citing national security concerns. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, April 5 — The United States yesterday rejected as “baseless” China’s retaliatory tariffs and complaint in the World Trade Organisation over the US tariffs recently imposed on steel and aluminum imports 29

April 4, 2018 9:00 AM Bursa Malaysia remains negative at mid-afternoon

Bursa Malaysia remained negative at mid-afternoon on April 4, 2018 on weak market sentiment due to a possible full-blown trade war. —Rreuters file picKUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Bursa Malaysia remained negative at mid-afternoon today on weak market sentiment due to a possible full-blown trade war, after China raised tariffs by up to 25 per cent on selective 14

March 29, 2018 10:38 AM Revised sentence for maid-abusing housewife fair, says migrant affairs lawyer

Rozita Mohamad Ali (centre) is escorted by police at the Shah Alam High Court on March 29, 2018. ― Picture by Yusof Mat Isa PETALING JAYA, March 29 — The Bar Council’s Migrants, Refugees and Immigration Affairs Committee chairman, Datuk Seri M. Ramachelvam, today said the eight-year revised sentence for Rozita Mohamad Ali, who abused her maid Suynati 11

March 29, 2018 6:40 AM Japan’s Aso rules out bilateral trade deal with US

Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso answers a question during an upper house parliamentary session in Tokyo March 19, 2018. — Reuters picTOKYO, March 29 — Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso today ruled out the chance of opening up talks for a bilateral trade deal with the United States, stressing that such a deal would do no good to his country. Aso, who heads 9

March 17, 2018 12:11 AM Product exclusions from US tariffs may take 90 days, says document

Steel coils sits in the yard at the Novolipetsk Steel PAO steel mill in Farrell, Pennsylvania March 9, 2018. ― Reuters picWASHINGTON, March 17 ― Steel and aluminum users that depend on imported products not available from US producers may have to wait up to 90 days for an exclusion from the Trump administration's new metals tariffs, according to a Commerce 12

March 15, 2018 5:15 AM South-east Asia stocks fall on looming worries of US-China trade spat

Philippine shares hit a more than three-month low on broad-based losses. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, March 15 — Most South-east Asian stock markets lost ground today, tracking Wall Street overnight, as trade war fears intensified on reports U.S. President Donald Trump would seek fresh tariffs on imports from China. Yesterday, a White House spokeswoman said the Trump 22