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Archive for August 18th, 2011

August 18, 2011
ANALYSIS

DAKAR: A bold push by China into iron ore projects in Africa and elsewhere will increase its access to... More ››

August 18, 2011
manchester-united-fc-wallpaper

LONDON: Champions Manchester United could get an early test of their title credentials – and their strength in depth... More ››

August 18, 2011
Bursa

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia ended mixed in thin trade today with profit- taking and bargain hunting... More ››

| August 18, 2011
najib bbc fbc media

Millions spent on a public relations campaign abroad to boost Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak's image and the Barisan... More ››

| August 18, 2011
Vale iron ore plant site in Manjung

The Brazilian firm Vale tries to allay fears of environmental damage and impoverishment of fishermen and other locals More ››

| August 18, 2011
jambatan-pulau-pinang-2

Lim Guan Eng cries foul over the allocations, and reminds Putrajaya that Penang is still part of Malaysia. More ››

August 18, 2011
Asian stocks

HONG KONG: Asian stock markets were down in jittery trade today as global economic uncertainty shook confidence and Japan’s... More ››

August 18, 2011
seputih

The court overrules a High Court decision which declared the seat as being vacant and affirmed Umno's Abu Hassan... More ››

August 18, 2011
VIDEO INSIDE
Public Bank dinner video-grab

A grand party thrown for Public Bank founder to mark the bank's 45th anniversary sparked derisive comments in the... More ››

| August 18, 2011
Lim Guan Eng

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng believes the attack on the DAP Penang headquarters could be the result of... More ››

August 18, 2011
anwar trial

Permohonan itu dibuat dengan alasan bahawa Zainul Rijal berkelakuan tidak profesional, tidak bersifat jujur dan tidak berniat baik untuk... More ››

| August 18, 2011
jayakumar and murugesan

Calling it an empty promise, MIC's S Murugesan asks PKR's Xavier Jeyakumar why there are no two Indian excos... More ››

August 18, 2011
Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud

Movement for Change, Sarawak has urged Chief Minister Taib Mahmud to 'come clean and tell the truth for once'. More ››

August 18, 2011

HONG KONG: Stem cell researchers in Hong Kong and the United States are trying to grow spare parts for... More ››

| August 18, 2011
penan

Penan landowners in Batu Niah are both shocked and angry at State Land Minister James Masing's insensitivity. More ››

| August 18, 2011
faris musa

Bagaimanapun, kata Ketua Penerangan PKR negeri, Feris Musa keputusan muktamad mengenai perkara itu akan diketahui bulan depan. More ››

August 18, 2011

MANILA:   Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp. said Wednesday it has signed a $610 million deal to buy US oil... More ››

| August 18, 2011
Aspan Alias

Penulis blog Aspan Alias berhujah kepercayaan rakyat terhadap parti lebih penting berbanding calon yang boleh menang. More ››

August 18, 2011
Najib Eco

Najib is confident that the global economic slowdown will not derail Malaysia's growth target. More ››

| August 18, 2011
bukit jalil letter

Federal Territories and Urban Well-Being deputy minister M Saravanan has given the assurance that no eviction will take place... More ››

August 18, 2011
merlene-ottey

SYDNEY: She  is 30 years older than the competition, yet it is only now that Merlene Ottey’s remarkable sprinting... More ››

August 18, 2011

WELLINGTON: New Zealanders are not safe in their own beds – more than 20 fall out every day or... More ››

August 18, 2011
Burmese-president-Thein-S-007

YANGON: Myanmar’s new President Thein Sein has extended a tentative welcome to Myanmar nationals living abroad to return home,... More ››

| August 18, 2011
spr_mari_mengundi

The announcement on the composition of the committee has irked opposition leaders, who are questioning the government's sincerity regarding... More ››

| August 18, 2011
Yusmadi Yusoff with clients (2)

Six villagers from Balik Pulau who are facing eviction by a developer have been given a chance to make... More ››

August 18, 2011
cattle file pix

But the import ban on horses stays, says Veterinary Services Department. More ››

| August 18, 2011
asylum seekers

The presence of asylum seekers will mar the town's tourist image, says the state assemblyman. More ››

| August 18, 2011
najib bbc cnbc

Najib must explain why hundreds of millions of ringgit of taxpayers’ money was spent to promote the interests of... More ››

August 18, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd which has increased its stake in India’s Idea Cellular by 0.9% to 19.98%, may... More ››

August 18, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd has publicly reprimanded and imposed fines of RM50,000, RM25,000 and RM10,000 on Macquarie... More ››

August 18, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group’s passenger traffic for July 2011 rose 19.3% to 2.648 million from 2.218 million a year... More ››

August 18, 2011
kuching_cityofthecats

The MAS-AirAsia collaboration has got tourism players in Sarawak worried. More ››

August 18, 2011
penang bridge

Menurut janji kerajaan pusat, sebanyak 30 peratus daripada projek pembinaan atau pembekalan akan diberikan kepada kontraktor Bumiputera tempatan. More ››

August 18, 2011
kuroda

SYDNEY: Asian Development Bank president Haruhiko Kuroda (picture) said today any Asian currency integration is a long way off... More ››

August 18, 2011

TOKYO: Japan’s exports fell in July, but not as sharply as expected, raising hopes that a gradual recovery is... More ››

August 18, 2011

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong stock exchange said today it is in talks with bourses on mainland China to... More ››

August 18, 2011

SINGAPORE: A company 49% owned by Singapore state-linked investment firm Temasek Holdings has sold part of its stake in... More ››

| August 18, 2011
Nik Nazmi 5

Putrajaya dan Kuching dipercayai membayar FBC Media beratus juta ringgit untuk perkhidmatan strategik komunikasi. More ››

August 18, 2011
zunar

Beliau menamakan pegawai yang menahannya, pegawai penyiasat, Ketua Polis Negara, Kementerian Dalam Negeri dan kerajaan Malaysia sebagai defendan. More ››

| August 18, 2011
Penang DAP HQ arson 02

First it was splashed with red paint, and now a fire breaks out at the Penang DAP headquarters. The... More ››

| August 18, 2011
pm tpm putrajaya

Kita president Zaid Ibrahim says that all is not well in Putrajaya and warns the premier that he may... More ››

| August 18, 2011
george chan

Former Sarawak deputy chief minister's disclosure that the BN does not take heed of the Chinese community's interests a... More ››

August 18, 2011
Anna_Hazare

NEW DELHI:   An Indian anti-graft campaigner whose jailing sparked mass protests and fierce criticism of the government has accepted... More ››

| August 18, 2011
COMMENT
cimb bank mas air asia

The 'pakat pakat' MAS-Air Asia merger is a reflection of the government's modus operandi. More ››

August 18, 2011

PARIS:THE world population will reach seven billion later this year, with increases in the number of people in Africa... More ››

| August 18, 2011
300px-SMS0498_KLIA_AirAsia_MAS_cs

Until AirAsia came along, a return trip to Kuala Lumpur from Kota Kinabalu was RM800 on MAS. If booked... More ››

August 18, 2011

TOKYO:  Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings said Thursday that it would buy Independent Liquor of New Zealand in a 97.6... More ››

August 18, 2011
COMMENT
imran khan

The sad truth is that most Malaysians have a short memory on matters that they would rather not get... More ››

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