Daily Archives: July 24, 2018

Hitachi Vantara To Acquire REAN Cloud

Deal Will Extend Hitachi Vantara’s Cloud Portfolio and Managed Services Capabilities To Accelerate Digital Transformations Across Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Environments SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd.

MALAYSIA AND INDONESIA COMMITTED TO RESOLVE BORDER ISSUE

JAKARTA, Indonesia Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed unanimously to resolve the issue pertaining to the delineation of borders of both countries. Malaysia's Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah and Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, in a joint ...

LGBT LIFESTYLE AGAINST MALAYSIAN LAW

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia July 24 (NNN-Bernama) -- The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) groups are not allowed to practice the lifestyle in the country, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa. He said the matter was...

MALAYSIA MUST FOCUS ON GROWTH NOT AUSTERITY, SAYS AIRASIA BOSS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia's economy is currently in a good position so the government should focus on growth and not austerity, said AirAsia Group Chief Executive Officer Tony Fernandes. He said the government must focus on increasing its efficie...

MALAYSIA: PM-SHOW PROOF GOVT DEBT WAS HIGHER IN THE 80S, 90S

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The government wants the opposition to provide written evidence that the country's debt was greater in the past than at present, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He was responding to a question from Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

UKRAINIAN FRESH FRUITS TO HIT MALAYSIAN MARKET THIS YEAR

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia July 24 (NNN-Bernama) -- Ukrainian fruits would soon be available off the shelf in Malaysian supermarkets as the eastern European country's fresh produce will enter the market in the third quarter of this year. Ukraine Ambassador...

SINGAPORE: THREE SRI LANKAN MEN JAILED FOR FORGED MALAYSIA VISAS

SINGAPORE, July 24 (NNN-Bernama) -- Three Sri Lankan men were convicted and sentenced to eight months' imprisonment on July 20 for possessing forged Malaysia visas in their Sri Lankan passports, according to Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authorit...

MALAYSIA: MOTION TO ABOLISH GST TO BE TABLED NEXT WEEK

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The government will be tabling a motion to abolish the Goods and Services Tax (GST) next week, Minister in the Prime Minister Department Liew Vui Keong said. He said the bill for the implementation of the Sales

MALAYSIA: GOVT REVIEWS NEP, NEM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia July 24 (NNN-Bernama) -- The government will review key national policies including the New Economic Policy (NEP) and the New Economic Model (NEM) to see if the policies are still relevant, the Dewan Rakyat (Lower House) was

THAI POLICE FOIL MAJOR ATTEMPT TO SMUGGLE DRUGS INTO MALAYSIA

BANGKOK, Thailand A major attempt to smuggle 400 kg of "Ice" (Crystal Methaphetamine) and 77kg of Heroine worth billions of Thai Baht to Malaysia was foiled by the country's Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB). Six suspects including a woman were arrest...