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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 4

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 5

August 3, 2018 11:57 AM Public workers end strike in Guinea-Bissau after pay deal

BISSAU: Public-sector workers in the West African state of Guinea-Bissau have called off a strike after securing a pay increase in talks with the government, their main trade union said Friday. The strike, launched on July 24, ended after the government agreed on Thursday to increase minimum monthly pay from 19,200 CFA francs to 50,000 francs from Sept, Julio 6

August 1, 2018 9:16 AM Trump predicts Iran talks 'pretty soon'

TAMPA: US President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that talks with arch foe Iran were imminent, but the idea has been criticized in Tehran, with the country's foreign minister warning that "PR stunts won't work." Tehran has not given a definitive response to Trump's statement that he would meet "any time" without preconditions, but skepticism is rife in Iran over the possibility 8

July 31, 2018 12:24 PM US Secretary of State Pompeo to visit Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo is to hold talks with senior Malaysian officials when he is in Kuala Lumpur on Aug 2 and 3. US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said they would discuss strengthening the Comprehensive Partnership and advancing common security and economic interests. "(This is) based on our strongly 3

July 31, 2018 8:36 AM Oil royalty talks to be like family discussion: Shafie Apdal

KOTA KINABALU: The talks between the Sabah and the Federal governments on the oil royalty will be conducted like a family discussion, in order to arrive at an agreement amicable to both parties, according to Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal. He said today that the team approach was important so that the issue of the oil royalty, which 5

July 26, 2018 11:14 AM Indian police detain 450 after violent minority protests

MUMBAI: Almost 450 people were in custody in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Thursday after clashes between thousands of protestors from the Maratha minority and police charging with batons and firing tear gas, officials said. Like other communities in India the Marathas, who make up around 30 percent of the western state's 110 million people, want quotas 9

July 26, 2018 5:28 AM Govt to study AirAsia's proposal to move back to Terminal 2 KKIA

KUALA LUMPUR: The Transport Ministry will study AirAsia's proposal to move its operations back to Terminal 2 of the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA). Its minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said talks will be held with the Sabah state government before a final decision is made. "Terminal 2 is now operating, but only for general services aviation 6

July 25, 2018 11:40 AM Klopp hands Sturridge Liverpool lifeline

LONDON: Jurgen Klopp says Daniel Sturridge can be a "decisive player" for Liverpool after impressive displays from the injury-plagued striker in pre-season matches. Sturridge, 28, went to West Brom on loan in January but was injured early on and managed just six appearances. With 12 months left on his contract it appeared Sturridge's Anfield career was over but he has looked 4

July 24, 2018 3:44 PM China to invest US$14b in S. Africa

PRETORIA: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday announced that China would invest US$14 billion (RM56.83 billion) in the country after he held talks with President Xi Jinping in Pretoria on the eve of a multilateral summit. Ramaphosa came to power in February pledging to revive the economy and attract investors after Jacob Zuma was ousted 4