Global leadership awards 2019

Darell: MITI committed to luring quality investments

KUALA LUMPUR: A year has almost passed since last May’s watershed general election which saw a historic change, not only in government but Malaysia’s entire political landscape which also steered the country’s economy in a different direction. Malaysians are confident

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Trending: Watch lioness almost rip off man’s hand who tried to pet her

55-year-old man puts his hand inside a cage to pet the lioness, gets his arm almost ripped off instead. Watch the viral video. Humans get really uncomfortable when someone invades their personal space, but what they don’t realise is that

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Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukraine presidential election

KIEV: Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience – Volodymyr Zelenskiy, 41, and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at

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Sri Lanka bomb blast: Eight arrested, confirms premier

COLOMBO: Eight people have been arrested in connection with a string of deadly blasts that killed more than 200 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday, the country’s prime minister said. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said “so far the names that

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Saifuddin: Malaysia ready to assist Sri Lankan government

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is ready to provide assistance to the Sri Lankan government for recovery efforts in affected areas after a co-ordinated wave of bombings struck several locations on the island country, killing more than 130 people, today. Foreign Minister

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EC Thailand: Smooth by-elections but lower voter turnout

BANGKOK: The by-elections at six polling stations in five provinces in Thailand ran smoothly today, however, the voter turnout was below 50 percent, said the country’s Election Commission (EC). Election commissioner Lertwiroj Kowattana said the fresh polls were held at

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Trump lawyer attacks Mueller report, sees nothing wrong in taking Russian info

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s top lawyer yesterday attacked “calumny, lies and distortions” in the Mueller investigation report, and said there is “nothing wrong” with taking hacked information from Russia. Rudy Giuliani mounted a combative defence of the president in Sunday talk

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Sri Lanka attackers must be ‘punished mercilessly’

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s most senior Catholic figure called today on the government to find the attackers behind deadly bomb blasts that killed more than 160 people and “punish them mercilessly”. “I would also like to ask the government to hold

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National Thowheed Jamaat not responsible for Sri Lanka blasts

K Pragalath & Hema Subramaniam PUCHONG: In a phone conversation with The Leaders Online, Governor of The Eastern Province, Government of Sri Lanka Mahamood Lebbe Alim Mohamed Hizbullah has dismissed allegations that National Thowheed Jamaat was responsible for the multiple

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Ipoh’s new mayor to be appointed in nine days with Sultan’s consent

IPOH: Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu dispelled concerns that Ipoh may not have a mayor as the replacement would be appointed within the next nine days. He confirmed that Perak ruler, Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah have already

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