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March 20, 2018 6:06 AM Big potential for Sungai Rambai under existing government

JASIN: The Sungai Rambai sub-district has a great potential to become a new growth centre in the state of Malacca as the area had been properly developed, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. Now, he said, the sub-district has the capability to generate its own economic activity including minor industries, commerce and the tourism industry 3

March 20, 2018 12:48 AM Perlis East Wind Festival 2018 set to kick off on Friday

KANGAR, March 20 ― The annual three-day Perlis East Wind Festival aimed at promoting local cultural activities in the state is set to kick off on Friday after being postponed earlier due to heavy rain. State Tourism, Cultural and Art Committee chairman Datuk Abdul Jamil Saad said the compound of the Perlis State Legislative Assembly complex here was to be the new site for the festival 4

March 18, 2018 4:10 PM 110,000 visitors throng Matta Fair March 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: About 110,000 visitors were estimated to have gathered at the Matta Fair March 2018 which opened at Putra World Trade Centre on Friday. Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) president Datuk Tan Kok Liang said the fair is expected to achieve RM210 million in sales. "MATTA fair is getting bigger with 1,353 exhibition booths 4

March 17, 2018 12:27 AM US aviation authorities review helicopter rules after crash

NEW YORK: The US Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it will review regulations for "doors off" helicopter flights — popular with photographers — following a crash that killed five people in New York City. The FAA "will conduct a top-to-bottom review of its rules governing these flights to examine any potential misapplication that could create 10

March 16, 2018 11:05 AM Global landmarks to glow green for St. Patrick’s Day

The Great Wall of China glowing green for St. Patrick's Day. — AFP picLAS VEGAS, March 16 — From Las Vegas to Abu Dhabi, and Rome to China, more than 250 landmarks and sites around the world will once again glow a shade of shamrock green for St. Patrick’s Day this year. Joining longtime participants like The Great Wall of China, the Colosseum in Rome and Niagara 7

March 15, 2018 10:01 AM Malindo Air launches Penang-Banda Aceh flight

Malindo Air launches its Penang-Banda Aceh direct flights with promotional fares. — Picture courtesy Facebook/Malindi AirKUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Malindo Air today launched its Penang-Banda Aceh direct flights, with a promotional all-in-fare starting from RM189 for one-way travel, inclusive of a 15-kilogramme (kg) baggage allowance. In a statement today 11

March 15, 2018 10:00 AM Johor Sultan accepts Nazri’s apology over 2015 remarks

Nazri also sought the Sultan of Johor's views and suggestions on national governance for the future today. — Picture via Johor Southern Tigers FacebookKUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar accepted today Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz’s apology for making “uncouth” remarks in 2015 about the royalty 9

March 15, 2018 12:00 AM Vancouver out as potential 2026 World Cup host city

Vancouver says it will not be part of the bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup as it could not agree with the terms of the host contract put forward by the United Bid Committee. — Reuters picVANCOUVER, March 15 ― Vancouver will not be part of Canada's bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup with the United States and Mexico after the province balked at signing 11

March 13, 2018 2:59 PM Sarawak, Singapore to collaborate on agriculture, tourism, CM says

Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg speaking to reporters in Kuching, January 13, 2018. — Picture by Sulok TawieKUCHING, March 13 — Sarawak and Singapore have agreed to work together in the fields of agriculture and tourism, Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg announced. Abang Johari said he and Singapore’s 10

March 12, 2018 10:11 AM Five dead in New York river helicopter crash

NEW YORK: Five people have died after a helicopter owned by a tour group plunged into Manhattan's East River, police said on Monday. The red chopper, which is owned by tourism group Liberty, was carrying six people including the pilot when it crashed into the river near the upscale Upper East Side neighborhood shortly after 7:00 pm (2300 GMT, 7.00am Malaysia 9