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June 6, 2018 10:28 AM Malaysia Airlines resumes flights to Brisbane

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines today resumed its Kuala Lumpur-Brisbane-Kuala Lumpur service, with a send-off event at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Jointly organised by Tourism Australia, Tourism and Events Queensland and Brisbane Airport Corporation, the event marked the reopening of the airline's operations into Queensland, whilst promoting 9

June 6, 2018 9:06 AM Matta Fair to donate RM1 from each visitor to 'Tabung Harapan Malaysia'

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) will donate RM1 to 'Tabung Harapan Malaysia' (THM) for every visitor to the National Matta Fair to help address the financial situation in the country. Its CEO Phua Tai Neng said the association was pleased to join other Malaysians in donating to the publicly funded THM to support 4

June 4, 2018 12:49 AM Johor govt scrutinising ways to develop creative economy: Exco

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government is studying the best ways to expand and develop the creative economy in the state in order to diversify its sources of revenue, said Johor Information, Entrepreneurship Development, Cooperatives and Creative Economy committee chairman Sheikh Umar Ali. He said such a matter would also give added value to the existing tourism 5

June 3, 2018 2:15 AM Najib’s Bandar Malaysia plan dead after HSR link cancelled

PETALING JAYA: The cancellation of the high-speed rail (HSR) link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore has sounded the death knell for Bandar Malaysia. Embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's plan to attract foreigners to invest in Bandar Malaysia off 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) debts is now dead in the water. One of the main factors 31

June 1, 2018 9:17 AM China Southern Airlines increases direct flights from Penang to Guangzhou

GEORGE TOWN: China Southern Airlines today officially increased the number of direct flights from Penang to Guangzhou to two flights daily to cater to the increasing number of travellers. Previously, the airline had been operating single flights for both ways since the start of its direct route from Penang to Guangzhou in 1991. China Southern Airlines 5

May 16, 2018 3:03 AM All 10 S'gor Excos assigned with respective portfolios (Update)

SHAH ALAM: All of the ten executive councillors (Exco) of the newly–formed Selangor state government have been assigned to their respective portfolios, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pix). Mohamed Azmin said the new exco line–up had taken their oath of secrecy on government affairs during an earlier meeting held at the state secretariat 12

April 26, 2018 11:21 AM Spain's jobless queue lengthens in first quarter

MADRID: Spain's jobless queue lengthened slightly in the first three months of the year to 16.7% compared to 16.5% in the previous quarter, official data showed Thursday. The National Statistics Institute said there were 3.79 million people unemployed in the eurozone's fourth largest economy. The services sector – which includes tourism, where jobs are often 31

April 20, 2018 12:25 PM Fernandes: Robust economy spurred AirAsia to hit record numbers

File picture of AirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes delivering a speech at the launch of the company’s new headquarters in Sepang March 1, 2018. ― Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, April 20 ― Malaysia’s robust economy has helped low-cost carrier AirAsia hit record numbers, its Group Chief Executive Officer, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said. “Economy 15

April 16, 2018 10:42 AM Prince Court Medical Centre named one of world’s best for medical tourism

In a statement today, PCMC Chief Executive Officer, Chong Yee Mun, said the hospital has been in the top 10 list since 2013. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA) has named Prince Court Medical Centre (PCMC) as one of the world's best hospitals for medical tourism. In a statement today, PCMC Chief Executive Officer 11

April 15, 2018 3:24 AM Penang BN launches six-point manifesto

SEBERANG JAYA: Penang Barisan Nasional (BN) today unveiled its manifesto for the 14th General Election (GE14). Penang Barisan Nasional (BN) chief Teng Chang Yeow launched the manifesto themed "Penang: Pledges of Penang Barisan Nasional ". It includes six main points, namely to solve flood and bald hill, people's housing, traffic congestion, economic 9