Category Archives: Education

Senegal and France to host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 8, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. A photo accompanying this announcement is available

Najib invites Malaysians to share ideas for 2018 Budget

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians from all walks of life have been invited to contribute their suggestions in the preparation of the 2018 Budget.

In a blog posting today, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the public can share their

MALAYSIA: TOTAL TRADE BREACHES RM1 TRILLION FOR JAN-JULY 2017

KUALA LUMPUR-- Malaysia's total trade breached the 1.0 trillion Ringgit mark for the first seven months of 2017 at 1.008 trillion Ringgit (about 237.4 billion US dollars), while expanding by 22.7 per cent from the corresponding period of 2016, said

MALAYSIA: FIND WAYS TO BOOST CROSS-BORDER TRANSACTIONS OF ISLAMIC FINANCE SERVICES – CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia � Scholars and researchers need to think through what it takes to internationalise Islamic finance and formulate ways to enhance cross-border transactions of its services, says Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor, Muhammad Ibrahim.(BNM is Malaysia's cental bank)

MALAYSIANS ADVISED TO DEFER ALL NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO RAKHINE

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia -- Malaysians are advised to defer all non-essential travel to Rakhine state, Myanmar following the escalation of violence, said the Foreign Ministry. In a travel advisory issued today, the ministry said all Malaysians who were stil...

MALAYSIA TO DOUSE ALLEGATION OF BEING A TRADE CHEAT-MINISTER MUSTAPA

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia -- Malaysia aims to douse the allegation of being a trade cheat, says International Trade and Industry Minister, Mustapa Mohamed. He said Malaysia is a competitive nation and considers bilateral trade as being important. We have not...

China Reopens Hotly Disputed Fishing Spot to Philippine Boats

MANILA � Beijing is letting Philippine-registered fishing vessels access to a disputed South China Sea shoal, once the centerpiece of a bitter bilateral dispute, in an apparent goodwill gesture that would help otherwise strained Chinese relations with Manila as

U.S. THANKS MALAYSIA FOR HELP TO SEARCH FOR MISSING SAILORS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- United States President Donald J. Trump has expressed his nation's gratitude over Malaysia's help to locate 10 sailors unaccounted for after a U.S. Navy vessel was involved in a collision off Johor on Monday. "President Trump

REMAINS FOUND BY MALAYSIAN NAVY NOT USS JOHN S. MCCAIN SAILOR

SINGAPORE, � The remains found by the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) on Aug 22 are not those of a USS John S. McCain sailor, according to the United States Seventh Fleet.

The RMN discovered the remains while searching the area

MALAYSIA: GDP TO GROW ABOVE FIVE PER CENT THIS YEAR

PUTRAJAYA-- The government is confident that Malaysia's economic growth will surpass five per cent this year, driven by external factors such as exports, private investments and private consumption, said Treasury Secretary General, Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah.

He said the government