Category Archives: Politics

Cambodians Urge Government to Look Beyond China For Diplomatic Partners

Politicians, civil society members and citizens have urged Cambodia's government to broaden its diplomatic outreach, saying they fear Phnom Penh may rely too heavily on Beijing in the aftermath of a rollbacks on democracy that have alienated the countr...

Tianjin hosts 3rd World Intelligence Congress to explore smart new era

KUALA LUMPUR, The third World Intelligence Congress (WIC) will be held at the Meijiang Convention and Exhibition Center in north China's Tianjin Municipality, beginning today.According to the Tianjin Municipal Government in a statement, the four-day ev...

The We Company launches new real estate acquisition, management platform

KUALA LUMPUR, The We Company has launched ARK, its global real estate acquisition and management platform, to optimise assets and drive innovation across portfolio, via enterprise and anchor tenant strategies.The platform will initially deploy US$2.9 b...

Malaysia’s economy grows 4.5 pct in 1Q 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia's economy grew by 4.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q 2019), with private sector activity remaining the key growth driver.In a statement today, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said on the supply side, major sectors

MIDF Research downgrades KLK to ‘sell’ on bleak CPO outlook

KUALA LUMPUR, MIDF Research has downgraded its call on Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd (KLK) to 'sell and lowered its target price to RM18.77 from RM22.39 in view of weaker future earnings performance, as crude palm oil (CPO) and crude palm

U Mobile to offer unit trusts from 3Q2019

KUALA LUMPUR, U Mobile Sdn Bhd, via its subsidiary U Mobile Services Sdn Bhd, has tied up with iFAST Capital Sdn Bhd to offer unit trusts from the latter's business-to-consumer (B2C) online distribution arm, FSMOne.In a joint statement today, U

St Kitts and Nevis, Taiwan strengthen mutual concerns collaboration

KUALA LUMPUR, Mark Brantley, the St Kitts and Nevis Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is also Premier of Nevis, recently met with his Taiwan counterpart, Dr Jaushieh Joseph Wu, discussing further collaboration on opportunities for small to medium enterp...

Chong Wei: Players must be more competitive

KUALA LUMPUR, The line-up of young national badminton players need to vie aggressively to prove themselves if they want to close the performance gap with the stars of the world.National badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei said that only an

MAKAF suggests 61 kg and above for Syakilla

KUALA LUMPUR, Due to the weight problem faced by Syakilla Salni Jefry Krisnan, the Malaysian Karate Federation (MAKAF) have still not decided the category she will be representing at the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines in November.MAKAF secretary gen...

MAKAF meets Sports Commissioner over no confidence vote

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian Karate Federation (MAKAF) have discussed with the Sports Commissioner yesterday to find a solution over the issue of 12 coalition members who launched a vote of no confidence against the parent body.MAKAF secretary general D...