Gobind to clarify proposed Axiata-Telenor merger

PUTRAJAYA: Communication and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said he will issue a statement on the proposed merger deal between Axiata Group Bhd and Norway’s Telenor Group tomorrow. “I’m going to come out with an official statement tomorrow. “(Whether) it

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Ibrahim Ali: GE15- Putra to focus on Selangor and Perak

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Bumiputera Perkasa Malaysia (Putra) will put its focus in Selangor and Perak in its bid to secure victory in the 15th General Election, its pro-tem president, Datuk Dr. Ibrahim Ali said today. Ibrahim, the former Pasir Mas

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BBC radio presenter sacked for ‘racist’ royal baby tweet

Veteran British broadcaster Danny Baker was on Thursday sacked by the BBC after tweeting a picture of well-dressed couple holding hands with a chimpanzee in a suit, tagged with the caption “royal baby leaves hospital”. Accusations of racism immediately flooded

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Seven Kings Mosque on lockdown after shots fired

LONDON: A mosque was on lockdown yesterday after a man carrying a gun tried to enter it during Ramadan prayers, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting a statement by the police. Metropolitan Police confirmed that a big police presence will remain at

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Two explosions and yet robbery attempt fails

BANGI: An automatic teller machine (ATM) at Wisma Unikeb here was subjected to two explosions, believed to be by two masked men, in an attempted robbery here. Kajang district police chief ACP Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof said police were alerted

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