Category Archives: Sports

Cooperation in Disputed Asian Sea Fails Despite 2 Decades of Discussion

TAIPEI � Countries with competing claims to the South China Sea have failed to start joint resource projects with the strongest one, China, despite discussions over the past two decades, as they fear unequal results or a loss of

Bloated civil service affecting proficiency, say ex-civil servants

PETALING JAYA: Two former top civil servants agree that one of the biggest issues plaguing Malaysia's civil service is its bloated size.We can reduce the size of the civil service, said former transport ministry secretary-general Ramon Navaratnam who i...

COUNTERFEIT MALAYSIAN BANKNOTES ARE OF LOW QUALITY: CENTRAL BANK

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Counterfeit Malaysian banknotes detected are of low quality, and mostly printed on normal paper using ordinary colour printers/copiers.

In a statement yesterday, Bank Negara Malaysia(BNM) said it can be easily distinguished from genuine banknotes by using

MALAYSIA: KUCHING TO HOST INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT OF PEACE SEPT 6-8

KUCHING, -- Kuching, capital of Malaysia's Sarawak state is all set to receive the arrival of dozens of global figures and representatives to the three-day International Summit on Peace from Wednesday.Junior Chamber International (JCI) is partnering wi...

Cabin crew layoff: Nufam challenges Malindo’s denial

KUALA LUMPUR: National Union of Flight Attendants Malaysia (Nufam) is challenging Malindo Air to issue an apology instead of denying that the airlines had laid off a total of 37 trainee cabin crew two weeks into their training session. We

Cabin crew layoff: Nufam challenges Malindo’s denial

KUALA LUMPUR: National Union of Flight Attendants Malaysia (Nufam) is challenging Malindo Air to issue an apology instead of denying that the airlines had laid off a total of 37 trainee cabin crew two weeks into their training session. We

Naval Accidents No Setback to South China Sea Operations, US Pacific Air Chief Says

KUALA LUMPUR � Recent U.S. naval accidents in the Asia Pacific region will not interrupt "freedom of navigation" movements in the disputed South China Sea, the U.S. Pacific Air Forces commander said Friday.

USS John S. McCain collided with a

Myanmar Woman, Trafficked to China to Marry, Hopes to Save Others From Same Fate

MUDON, MON STATE, MYANMAR � The nightmare for May Khine Oo started on a trip home to Myanmar but lasted almost 13 years.

After visiting her grandmother in southern Mon state in the country's southeast, May Khine Oo, 17 at

MALAYSIAN KHAIRUL HAFIZ JANTAN IS NOW FASTEST MAN IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

KUALA LUMPUR� Malaysian sprint ace Khairul Hafiz Jantan became the fastest man in Southeast Asia after winning the gold medal in the 100m at the National Stadium, Bukit Jalil here Tuesday.

The 19-year-old, who hails from Melaka state, crossed the finish

MALAYSIA, INDONESIA JOIN SEARCH FOR MISSING SAILORS FROM US DESTROYER

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia-- The Malaysian authorities said Monday that assets had been deployed to join search and rescue operations for missing dailors from the United States Navy destroyer John S. McCain which collided with a merchant vessel east of the Ma...