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September 5, 2018 2:01 AM US to lead Security Council talks on Iran in late September: Haley

UNITED NATIONS, United States: US President Donald Trump plans to lead a meeting of heads of state of the United Nations Security Council meeting on Iran in late September, his envoy Nikki Haley announced Tuesday. With the United States now holding the presidency of the Security Council, Haley said the aim is to put further pressure on Tehran over its alleged 57

September 3, 2018 4:31 AM Azmin confirms HSR postponed with no fine, project to resume later

SHAH ALAM: Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pix) today confirmed an agreement has been reached to postpone the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project to a future date without any compensation, and that the project would resume once the deferral ends. The Economic Affairs Minister said the consensus with his Singapore counterpart was reached last week after a series 8

September 1, 2018 9:02 AM Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics

JAKARTA: Indonesia will bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, President Joko Widodo said Saturday following its successful staging of the 18th Asian Games. Widodo said the Asian Games, hosted in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang over the past two weeks, have proved the country has the ability to host the world's most prestigious multi-sports event 8

August 30, 2018 2:36 PM Bringing the world together at MIGF

THE Malaysia International Gastronomy Festival (MIGF) is back, and will take place from Sept 1 to Sept 3. Throughout the festival month, Malaysia’s premier dining venues will serve special Festival Menus, at special Festival prices. This year’s MIGF features cuisines from around the world, including Malaysian, French, Sri Lankan, Korean, Cantonese, Italian 15

August 29, 2018 12:21 PM Iran's Khamenei says ready to abandon nuclear deal if needed

TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that his government should be ready to "set aside" the 2015 nuclear deal if it is no longer in the country's national interests. "The JCPOA (nuclear deal) is not the objective, it is only a means," he said in a meeting with the cabinet, according to his website. "Naturally, if we reach 27

August 27, 2018 3:27 AM Telcos given until Aug 31 to finalise rates (Updated)

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry has said that telecommunications companies have been given until Aug 31 to finalise talks on reducing broadband fees in the country. In a statement, the ministry said it decided to extend the deadline after receiving requests for more time from stakeholders. The statement was also in response to inaccurate 4

August 25, 2018 9:13 AM Wooden caskets, baby food, exempted from sales tax: Customs

PUTRAJAYA: Wooden caskets and baby foods are exempted from sales tax, said Customs director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy. In a statement issued today, he said the Royal Malaysian Customs Department had uploaded the revised list of proposed items which would be exempted from sales tax, as of Aug 21, 2018. He said the statement follows claims 8

August 22, 2018 9:45 AM US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms: Bolton

JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump's national security adviser warned Wednesday that the United States would respond "very strongly" if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons in an offensive to retake Idlib province. "We now see plans for the Syrian regime to resume offensive military activities in Idlib province," John Bolton told a press 19

August 17, 2018 2:47 AM Ringgit opens flat against US dollar

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was traded unchanged against the greenback from yesterday's close as investors awaited the announcement of the country's second-quarter economic growth report by the central bank. At 9am, the local note was traded at 4.1030/1070 against the US dollar. A dealer said traders were also holding back as Washington will be resuming 7

August 14, 2018 7:56 AM Mahathir’s water-war with Singapore

More than 30 years ago, back in the mid-1980s, a Malaysian friend who lives in Singapore told me that if Malaysia ever cuts off the water supply to Singapore, Singaporeans will not go thirsty (like in 1941 when the Japanese did that). Singapore has enough water although they may have to ban garden hoses and the washing of cars. The reason this Malaysian-Singaporean 14