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18/06 3:03 pm
Traffic crawl at several major highways, says PLUS

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic at several major highways was reported to be slow moving, as more people begin to return from their home villages after the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration last Friday.

18/06 2:17 pm
Wan Azizah: Full Cabinet list to be announced by end of the week

PUTRAJAYA: The announcement of the full Cabinet line-up could take place at the end of this week, said Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail on Monday (June 18).

Jack Ma launches South-East Asia's first Alibaba office in Malaysia - 18/06 2:00 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma has launched the group's first office in South-East Asia here at the UOA corporate building in Bangsar South.

Dr Mahathir says had good exchange of ideas with Jack Ma - 18/06 1:58 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he had a good exchange of ideas on various subjects with Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman Jack Ma at their meeting in Putrajaya on Monday.

Alibabas Jack Ma arrives at UOA building in Bangsar South - 18/06 1:41 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma has arrived at the UOA corporate building in Bangsar South, accompanied by Chinese ambassador Bai Tian.

AirAsia to double the number of Kota Kinabalu-Singapore flights - 18/06 1:33 pm

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia will double the number of flights between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore to 14 flights weekly from August.

Diesel leaks into river after tanker lorry accident - 18/06 1:15 pm

SEREMBAN: Diesel has leaked into a small river near Kuala Pilah after a tanker lorry with 20,000 litres of fuel overturned into a 3m-deep ravine following an accident with a car along Jalan Pelangai Hilir on Monday (June 18).

Dr Boo to Fong: Suing a Pakatan colleague sends wrong signals - 18/06 12:58 am

PETALING JAYA: Former Johor DAP chairman Dr Boo Cheng Hau has urged Bukit Bintang MP Fong Kui Lun not to take legal action until the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has completed its investigation into the Ramadan bazaar scandal.

Japan keen to share expertise in disaster management with Malaysia - 18/06 12:42 am

PUTRAJAYA: Japan has expressed willingness to share its expertise in disaster management with Malaysia, said Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Source: Not true that many can't afford bank guarantee to bid for Health .. - 18/06 12:23 am

KUALA LUMPUR: A source has refuted a tendering agent's claims that not many companies can afford the bank guarantee in order to participate in the tender process for medical supplies to the Health Ministry.

Jack Ma meets Dr M in Putrajaya - 18/06 10:25 am

PETALING JAYA: Alibaba founder and chief executive officer Jack Ma met Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at his office in Putrajaya on Monday (June 18) morning.

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Abu Kassim may replace Ali Hamsa as Chief Secretary, says report - 18/06 10:05 am

SHAH ALAM: Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed has been mentioned as a possible replacement for Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa as Chief Secretary to the Government (KSN), reported Sinar Harian.

Two-year-old boy dies after mother slits his throat - 18/06 8:41 am

MARAN: Police detained a woman for allegedly killing her two-year-old son when she slit his throat at their home here on Sunday (June 17) night.

Curb food wastage during festivals, urges Lee - 18/06 12:00 am

PETALING JAYA: Government and non-governmental organisations should help curb food wastage during festivals, says Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

Varsity students among World Cup betting agents - 18/06 12:00 am

UNIVERSITY students and professionals, including accountants and engineers, are among those syndicates recruit as agents during the World Cup season, Oriental Daily reported.

Najib and family spotted in Langkawi with 30 luggages - 18/06 12:00 am

LANGKAWI: Figuratively speaking, it was a landing that seemed more massive than the famous eagle thats perched on the island.

Noorkhiriah happy to play Aishah despite brickbats - 18/06 12:00 am

ACTRESS Noorkhiriah (pic) said she enjoyed playing Aishah in the drama series Nur despite getting brickbats and negative messages on social media over her role, Metro Ahad reported.

Legal eagles hired for 1MDB case - 18/06 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR: The next spotlight for the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) saga will be the intense battle of the legal eagles.

Jack Ma meets Guan Eng ahead of Alibaba office opening in KL - 17/06 10:28 pm

PETALING JAYA: Jack Ma is believed to have met Lim Guan Eng over an informal dinner on Sunday (June 17) night ahead of the opening of Alibaba's office in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.

Source reveals list of names submitted for Umno top post - 17/06 7:53 pm

PETALING JAYA: A list of the Umno presidential "candidates list", has been sighted by The Star, but not everyone may qualify to be candidates due to criteria specified in the party constitution.

Seven names submitted for Umno president's post - 17/06 6:29 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven names have been submitted for the post of Umno president, the highest number in the party's history.

Khairy: I will represent a 'new' Umno - 17/06 6:23 pm

PETALING JAYA: Khairy Jamaluddin says that his candidacy for the Umno president's post will provide a choice for members that represents a 'generational shift' within the party.

Warisan to file several election petitions on Monday - 17/06 5:50 pm

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah is expected to file several GE14 election petitions on Monday (June 18), including one involving former chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman.

Education Ministry steps in to provide diesel for Sarawak schools left in .. - 17/06 5:30 pm

PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry will purchase and provide diesel for schools in Sarawak that use generators to generate electricity after the supplier responsible, Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd, failed to do so.

Plantation workers arrested over rape of eight-year-old - 17/06 4:27 pm

MIRI: Two plantation workers were arrested on Saturday night (June 16) over the rape of an eight-year-old girl, said Miri police chief Asst Comm Lim Meng Seah.

Najib and Rosmah spotted in Langkawi - 17/06 3:42 pm

LANGKAWI: Social media is abuzz with news that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor are in Langkawi.

Rahman Dahlan backs Khairy as Umno president - 17/06 3:15 pm

PETALING JAYA: Khairy Jamaluddins entrance as a contender for the Umno presidency has received a lot of support, including from Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan.

Khairy to challenge Zahid and Ku Li for Umno top post - 17/06 3:06 pm

PETALING JAYA: Khairy Jamaluddin has confirmed his candidacy to contest for the post of Umno president.

Noh Omar to contest for Umno supreme council seat - 17/06 2:14 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Noh Omar will contest an Umno supreme council post in the party polls on June 30.

Malaysia can host the World Cup in 2034, says Pahang Regent - 16/06 9:16 pm

KUANTAN: There is a possibility of bringing the beautiful game to Malaysia in the future as the country can jointly host the 2034 FIFA World Cup with three other Asean countries.

Technical glitch affecting .my domain names has been rectified - 16/06 7:45 pm

PETALING JAYA: The technical glitch that caused Malaysian websites with .my domain names to be inaccessible since last night has been fixed. The domain service was restored at 3pm on Saturday (June 16), MyNic Bhd confirmed in a statement.

Zahid: Umno must not be split into two - 16/06 6:33 pm

PETALING JAYA: Umno should not be split into two factions in a similar way to what happened in 1987, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Malaysian plunges to death from eighth floor of Hatyai hotel - 16/06 6:32 pm

HATYAI: A 29-year-old Malaysian man from Kuala Lumpur slipped and plunged to his death early on Saturday (June 16) from the eighth floor of a hotel in Hatyai near the Thailand-Malaysia border.

Pribumi lodges police report over Ramadan bazaar allegations - 16/06 4:44 pm

PETALING JAYA: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Pribumi) has lodged a police report to investigate claims that a youth leader misused his political powers to overcharge Ramadan bazaar traders in Kuala Lumpur.

Wee gives detailed analysis of Ayer Hitam voting results - 16/06 4:36 pm

PETALING JAYA: Ayer Hitam MP Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has given a detailed analysis of the voting results for his constituency, refuting allegations of phantom voters.

Patriot calls for probe into Ramadan bazaar scandal - 16/06 4:11 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Patriots Association (Patriot) on Saturday called for an investigation "with full vigour of the law" against the so-called Ramadan Bazaar scandal, saying it is the "first red mark" for the Government.

Sabah Education Ministry mulls increasing allocation for Chinese schools - 16/06 3:53 pm

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Education Ministry is considering increasing allocations for Chinese schools in the state, said Deputy Chief Minister Christina Liew.

Dr Wee: EC data shows I won Ayer Hitam seat legitimately - 16/06 3:04 pm

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said that he won the Ayer Hitam parliamentary seat legitimately based on voter support for his long years of service and commitment to the constituency.

Ku Li to contest Umno presidency - 16/06 2:18 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Veteran politician Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has confirmed he will contest the post of Umno president.

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1MDB Scandal Turns Funds Cool on Malaysia - Bloomberg - Bloomberg
Bloomberg 1MDB Scandal Turns Funds Cool on Malaysia Bloomberg ... 3 percent of gross domestic product, Wee said. Rating agencies are likely to downgrade Malaysia sooner rather than later if its fiscal health deteriorates significantly due to liabilities arising from 1MDB , Brown Brothers ..[GC - Google Cache]
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Warisan files election petitions to challenge GE14 .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today Warisan files election petitions to challenge GE14 results Free Malaysia Today We are confident with the evidence we have, he said, adding that today was the last day to file the election petitions. Yesterday, Warisan president Shafie Apdal said he had given the party's ..

At least three dead, dozens injured, after strong .. - Straitstimes
New York Times At least three dead, dozens injured, after strong earthquake hits Osaka in western Japan The Straits Times Water flows out from cracks in a road damaged by an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka, on June 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS. Train guide electric boards tilt following an earthquake ..

Japan Paces Asia Stocks Drop on Trade; Oil Falls: .. - Bloomberg
Bloomberg Japan Paces Asia Stocks Drop on Trade; Oil Falls: Markets Wrap Bloomberg Japan's stocks led Asian declines amid investor concern the exchange of threats between China and the U.S. is the precursor of a full-blown trade war. Oil dropped, while the dollar edged higher as Treasury yields ..[GC - Google Cache]

Asus Zenfone Ares launched with 8GB RAM, AR, VR .. - Moneycontrol
Moneycontrol.com Asus Zenfone Ares launched with 8GB RAM, AR, VR capabilities: Price and specs Moneycontrol.com Asus has unveiled the all-new Zenfone Ares in Taiwan. The phone features advanced augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) capabilities and has specifications akin to Asus ZenFone ..
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Liberty systems breached in hack - BusinessTech - Businesstech
BusinessTech Liberty systems breached in hack BusinessTech Since becoming aware we have taken immediate steps to secure our computer systems and are investigating the incident . We are giving this matter the highest priority and will keep you informed as appropriate. According to the group, ..
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WhatsApp Business Tipped to Allow Product Showcase .. - Ndtv
NDTV WhatsApp Business Tipped to Allow Product Showcase Through a Catalogue NDTV Last month, it was reported that in addition to the existing Android app , the Facebook-owned team is working on a WhatsApp Business app for iOS to expand its presence. The app is also in the rumours to receive a ..
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Google places a $550 million bet on China's .. - Cnbc
CNBC Google places a $550 million bet on China's second-largest e-commerce player CNBC Tech giant Google said Monday it will invest more than half a billion dollars in China's second-largest e-commerce player, JD.com. As part of a strategic partnership, Google will put $550 million in cash into JD.com, ..
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Mercedes EQC wagon, an electric performer, takes aim .. - NewsCom
NEWS.com.au Mercedes EQC wagon, an electric performer, takes aim at Tesla NEWS.com.au The German brand previewed the look of the first member of its planned family of Tesla-beaters back in 2016, with a one-off motor show concept car called Concept EQ. ... If this all sounds like cutting edge ..