Air China no plans to take over Cathay Pacific

SINGAPORE: Air China Ltd has no plans to take over Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, an independent director of the state-owned Chinese carrier told the South China Morning Post newspaper. “Based on what I know, I wouldn’t think that

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API in Kuching, Sri Aman, Samarahan very unhealthy

PUCHONG: The Air Pollutant Index for Kuching, Sri Aman and Samarahan have shot up to very unhealthy levels as at 10am. Kuching hit a high of 248, while the readings in Sri Aman and Samarahan are 246 and 202 respectively.

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Umno – PAS political cooperation signing with mammoth crowd

KUALA LUMPUR: Himpunan Penyatuan Ummah that would see Umno and PAS seal its political cooperation would see a mammoth gathering of about 10,000 people converging at the Putra World Trade Centre on Friday and Saturday. All leaders and representatives of

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Hong Kong’s secession will be crushed

SHANGHAI: Hong Kong is an inseparable part of China and any form of secessionism “will be crushed”, state media said on Monday, a day after demonstrators rallied at the US consulate to ask for help in bringing democracy to city. The China Daily newspaper

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“Trump’s decision will cause more American deaths”

KABUL/WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States promised to keep up military pressure on the militants, in a stunning reversal of efforts to

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School students form human chain after weekend protest

HONG KONG: Hundreds of secondary school students, many wearing masks with their uniforms, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another weekend of clashes in the Chinese-ruled city. Metro stations which

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Asia stocks make cautious gains as weak data boosts stimulus hopes

TOKYO: Asian stocks eked out modest gains, amid a cautious market mood as investors pinned expectations on likely stimulus to support growth in the world’s major economies, which showed further signs of struggle. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside

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Sabah API moderate today

KOTA KINABALU: As of 8.30am today, the Air Pollutant Index (API) in all areas in Sabah recorded a moderate reading. According to the Department of Environment website, Labuan recorded an API reading of 69, Bongawan (63), Kota Kinabalu (66), Politeknik

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Malaysia to solidify Asean relations, collaborate with both China, US

PUCHONG: Malaysia is looking to solidify its relation among its Asean partners to pursue a synergistic collaboration with both China and the United States, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali in view of the ongoing China –

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Agong: Put the differences aside, stay united

KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has called on Malaysians to stand tall as a nation that transcends all differences to create lasting unity and togetherness. His Majesty said to create such atmosphere, the people

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