Stimulus package will add 1.4 percentage to the country’s GDP this year

KUALA LUMPUR: The RM20 billion economic stimulus package will roughly add about 1.4 percentage points to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2020, which has already been revised lower to between 3.2-4.2% from the government’s earlier target of 4.8%.

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JLK Inspection has announced signing of a partnership with the National TB Center (NTC) and the Clinton Health Access Initiatives (CHAI) in Lao PDR to conduct a tuberculosis screening project

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — JLK Inspection Inc., a Korean company specializing in Artificial Intelligence based medical analysis solutions, has announced a recent signing of an agreement with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Lao PDR,

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COVID-19: Tokyo Disneyland closed till mid-March

TOKYO: Tokyo Disneyland will be closed starting from tomorrow till March 15 due to concerns about coronavirus infections spreading in Japan, its operator said today, leaving all of Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) theme parks in Asia temporarily shut. Both Tokyo

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Dewan Rakyat Speaker snubs Dr M, says no special sitting on Monday

PUCHONG: In an apparent snub to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Dewan Rakyat Speaker announced that there will be no special sitting at the Parliament on Monday. In a statement today, Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said that the

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LipoTrue S.L and Proya cooperate in developing new anti-wrinkle products

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — International biotech lab LipoTrue S.L has recently collaborated with leading Chinese cosmetics company Proya Cosmetics Co., Ltd. (SHA: 603605) to develop core technologies for Proya’s functional cosmetic products according to the technical cooperation

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BHB’s net profit increase to RM 786.92 mln last year compared to 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: BIMB Holdings Bhd’s (BHB) net profit rose to RM786.92 million in its financial year ended Dec 31, 2019 (FY19) versus RM682.06 million in the preceding year. Revenue increased to RM5.38 billion from RM4.52 billion previously, it said, in

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Police identify the victims,culprit of Milwaukee brewery shooting

MILWAUKEE: Police in Milwaukee yesterday, identified the five brewery employees shot and killed by a co-worker, who later took his own life in the latest span of gun violence plaguing US workplaces and schools. The motive for the carnage was

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Istana Negara: Palace guards and their horses undeterred by hot weather, stress

KUALA LUMPUR: It has been nearly a week since the Pakatan Harapan government collapsed following Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) exit from the ruling coalition. Since then, the press, videographers and many others have gathered outside Istana Negara, in their

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Canada won’t provide security for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle anymore

TORONTO: Canada will no longer provide security for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Canadian government said yesterday, once the couple are no longer working members of the British royal family in the coming weeks. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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COVID-19: Death toll in mainland China rise to 2,788

BEIJING: The death toll of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in mainland China has risen by 44 to 2,788, and the number of confirmed cases has increased by 327 to 78,824, Sputnik news agency reported the state health committee as

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