Daily Archives: July 15, 2018

MALAYSIA: HARNESS RIVERS AS BEST AS POSSIBLE, MAHATHIR ADVISES SARAWAK STATE

KUCHING, Sarawak state, Malaysi July 15 (NNN-Bernama) -- Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today proposed that Sarawak harness its rivers as best as possible, saying these assets had great potential to provide much benefit for the people. He said rive...

ASEAN MEDIA PRACTITIONERS VISIT OLDEST PORT IN INDIA

KOLKATA, INDIA, July 15 (NNN-Bernama) -- Twenty media practitioners from ASEAN member states who participated in the ASEAN-India Media Exchange Programme 2018 kick-started their trip with a visit to the Port of Kolkata, the oldest operating port in Ind...

MALAYSIA: MAHATHIR CONFIRMS EX-JUDGE MOHAMAD ARIFF MD YUSOF CANDIDATE FOR DEWAN RAKYAT (LOWER HOUSE) SPEAKER

KUCHING, Sarawak state, Malaysia July 15 (NNN-Bernama) -- Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today confirmed that former Court of Appeal judge Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof will be nominated to be the Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat (Lower House) when the

MALAYSIA: COURT RELEASES NAJIB’S EX-SPECIAL OFFICER IN SOLAR PANELS PROBE

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia July 15 (NNN-Bernama) -- The Magistrate's Court today released on bail a former special officer of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak held on remand over an investigation into an allegation of corruption in the install...

SRI LANKA’S TRADITIONAL MEDICINES TO BE PROTECTED UNDER INT’L INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SYSTEM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka July 15 (NNN-Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka has announced that it is moving its centuries-old folk medicine system for protection under the international intellectual property system, local media reported Saturday. Minister of Industry and Com...

MALAYSIA: PACQUIAO, MATTHYSSE BOUT LIVE ON RTM SUNDAY

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia July 15 (NNN-Bernama) -- Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) will be broadcasting live the 'Fight of Champions' boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse for the first time on TV1 and myFreeview channels at RTM HD 111

MALAYSIA: MAHATHIR ATTENDS BRIEFING ON SARAWAK DEVELOPMENT

KUCHING, Sarawak state, Malaysia July 15 (NNN-Bernama) -- Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today attended a closed-door briefing on the development of Sarawak at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Petra Jaya, here. The briefing was given by state secretary Mohamad...

MALAYSIAN PILGRIMS ADVISED NOT TO GET CARRIED AWAY WITH GADGETS

MADINAH, July 15 (NNN-Bernama) -- Malaysian haj pilgrims have been reminded not get carried away with their mobile phones or other gadgets while in the Holy Land for fear of ruining the quality of their pilgrimage. Haj guide Ramli Ibrahim