Thursday, 21/9/2017 | 4:03 UTC+8
  • Anifah: Tun M’s statements irresponsible

    KUALA LUMPUR: The following is an open letter to the New York Times editor by Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman. OPEN LETTER TO THE NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR  : It is regrettable to see Tun Mahathir seeking to undermine his own country in the international media Share us on:

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  • Gun lost during the morning walk

    ‘Sibu Datuk loses pistol during morning walk’ SIBU: A 75-year-old Datuk lost his pistol, snatched by two men, while out exercising in the town square here. The man, a director of one of Sarawak’s six big timber firms, was holding a pouch with a semi-automatic Walther PPK 7.65mm loaded with seven rounds of ammunition when

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  • Putrajaya cuts back on MH370 search

    KUALA LUMPUR — Putrajaya has cancelled the contract for one of the world’s most experienced teams in the search of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) yesterday (June 17) confirmed with the news portal that the vessel, GO Phoenix, will quit the search tomorrow on orders from Putrajaya. ADVERTISING “The GO

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  • Teen sentenced to 18 months’ probation for sex with minors

    SINGAPORE: A 16-year-old who had sex with two underage girls was sentenced to 18 months’ probation and 150 hours of community service on Thursday (Jun 18). Muhammad Iskandar Bin Sulaiman was charged with two counts of using his finger to sexually penetrate two girls, a 14-year-old and a 13-year-old girl, and having sexual intercourse with

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  • Breastfeeding. Young mother and 1.5 month baby
    Experts: Online human breast milk craze has serious health risks

    LONDON (REUTERS) – A growing online craze among some fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers for buying and drinking human breast milk poses serious health risks, British experts said on Thursday. Writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, specialists said there was little evidence to support claims that the milk –

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  • Kuala Lumpur in Top 10 world’s cheapest city break destination

    This is according to TripIndex Cities, an annual TripAdvisor cost comparison study, which compares the cost of a three-night break during the mid-year travel months of June to August in 40 key tourist cities around the world, taking into account typical costs for two people. These include: a four-star hotel for three nights, a visit

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  • Brunei continues ‘daytime dining’ ban in restaurants during Ramadan

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: The Muslim fasting month has begun in Brunei and a “daytime dining” ban is in place for the second year running. From dawn to dusk, every restaurant in the tiny Southeast Asian nation is forbidden to serve dine-in customers – regardless of the owners’ or patrons’ religions. The law also applies to

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  • 20 days jail for having dangerous tool

    KUALA LUMPUR: A food stall worker was jailed 20 days for possessing a dangerous 25-inch steel tool to facilitate house-breaking two days ago. Jaafar Mohd Kushari was handed the penalty by the magistrate’s court today when he pleaded guilty to having the implement hidden behind his waist in the early hours of June 16. The

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  • Klang third bridge – first phase to finish July 2016

    The first phase of the long-delayed Klang third bridge, joining Jalan Sungai Bertih, Jalan Tanjung Shawal and Jalan Goh Hock Huat, is expected to finish in July 2016. According to Selangor Public Accounts Committee acting chairman Ng Suee Lim, about 30% of the works have been completed at a cost of RM199 million, comprising piling

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  • What should investors do?

    The economic growth momentum in the United States (U.S.), United Kingdom (U.K.), China, and Japan continues to remain uncertain. While the latest data for the U.S. indicates an improving economic trend, the timing of the next expected hike in the Federal Reserve’s funds rate, since 2006, is an overbearing concern. Global financial and commodity markets

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