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Malaysia ranks first in Global Muslim Travel Index

The Economic Outlook 2020 report says the number of tourist arrivals is expected to expand following the launch of Visit Malaysia 2020.

Protest-hit Hong Kong unveils US$2.4 bil economic support package

Financial Secretary Paul Chan announced the package at a news conference as anti-government protests roil Hong Kong for the third month.

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain’s new PM

Johnson receives a massive boost after getting the backing of a former rival.

International Coffee Day 2018: how your daily caffeine fix might also...

Here are some recent findings suggesting that coffee may also bring a variety of health benefits.

Indonesia to work with Alibaba’s Jack Ma to increase exports

The Alibaba founder and CEO, who was in Jakarta for the 2018 Asian Games, was named an e-commerce adviser to the Indonesian government in 2017.

Apple loses key sales executives as India strategy stumbles

Apple Inc. has lost a trio of pivotal executives in India in recent weeks as it struggles to boost iPhone sales in the world’s fastest-growing major smartphone market.

UK to use ‘Brexit dividend’ to boost health spending by 4...

May said in March that she wanted her government to come up with a long-term plan for health spending in the face of increasing public concern about the state of one of Britain's most beloved institutions.

Britain hoping for Brexit boost from Commonwealth summit

The UK is pouncing on the organisation's analysis showing the advantages of trade between Commonwealth countries due to its common language and legal systems.

Tokyo works to boost Paralympic profile before 2020 Games

Nearly half of Tokyo's residents can't name a single Paralympian and international sporting officials are worried about the city's readiness to accommodate athletes. As the 2020 Games approaches, the Japanese capital has work to do.

STUDY: Head injury boosts dementia risk

Suffering a traumatic brain injury from a blow to the head boosted dementia risk by 24% in a Danish study group of nearly three million people.

GE14 expected to give fillip to economic growth, say analysts

With better oil prices, the government will have greater flexibility to spend during GE14, and coupled with initiatives such as the rail network mega-projects and a better performing ringgit, more money will be in the hands of consumers.