Sessions Court postpones Sg Kim Kim pollution case trial to Dec

JOHOR BAHRU: The Session’s Court today set new trial dates for the case of three company directors and a lorry driver charged with disposing scheduled waste in Sungai Kim Kim early March this year. The four individuals are lorry driver

Read More

Dr M on India palm oil curb: We will talk to them

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will have to work diplomatically if India decides to restrict the imports of Malaysian palm oil. He said the speculated issues were just a reaction from traders and so

Read More

Book on IR4.0: Embrace it for an inclusive and better society

PUCHONG: Be prepared for Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4) as there is no turning back. That is the message carried by a new book entitled ‘4IR- Reinventing a Nation’. Launched by Malaysian Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik at the Frankfurt International

Read More

International Poverty Eradication Day 2019: A Recap

PUCHONG: The United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on October 17 each year since 1993. It aims to promote awareness about the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide, particularly in developing countries. This year marks

Read More

Google’s next big play for your house is here

Two new Nest products articulate Google’s understated blitz on your home. Isabelle Olsson, design lead at Nest, has a simple test when designing new products. She brings them home to her three-year-old daughter and asks, “What is this?” “If she

Read More

Mahathir: Close attention must be given to income, wealth distribution

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has made considerable strides in its poverty eradication efforts but problems relating to poverty persist and require policy attention, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said Malaysia is no longer just grappling with absolute poverty

Read More

Under pressure, M’sia offers to increase imports from India after Kashmir row

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is considering raising imports of raw sugar and buffalo meat from India, potentially easing trade tensions after reports New Delhi could restrict Malaysian palm oil imports following the country’s criticism of India’s actions in Kashmir. Malaysia is

Read More

Pence, Giuliani will not cooperate in impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON: US Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said yesterday that they will not cooperate with a US House of Representatives impeachment inquiry, prompting a leading Democrat to say that would strengthen the case

Read More

Typhoon Hagibis: Rescuers slog through mud as death toll rises to 74

The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 74 as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly grim search for the missing, and as thousands of homes remained without power or water.

Read More

Erdogan defies Trump, no ceasefire in Syria

Turkey vowed to press ahead with its offensive in northern Syria yesterday despite US sanctions and growing calls for it to stop, while Syria’s Russia-backed army moved on the key city of Manbij that was abandoned by US forces. “They

Read More