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Monday, March 27, 2017

No Ransom Paid For M’sians’ Release From Kidnappers: PM

Prime Minister Najib Razak on Monday (Mar 27) met two of the five Malaysian nationals who were kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf terrorists in the Philippines in July last year. Posted 27 Mar 2017 10:53; U...

Robredo sees Marcos hand in ouster case

SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV is "making up a story" on President Rodrigo Duterte's dinner invite to Vice President Leni Robredo, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said on Monday. Panel...

Egg coffee? Why this Hanoi specialty has everyone rushing for a caffeine fix

A charity walk aiming to raise VND600 million for the women's development fund was organized in Ho Chi Minh City on March 25. A charity walking. The event attracted about 5,000 people with the attend...

Home Ministry to tweak govt agencies’ firearms handling SOP

Home Ministry deputy minister Datuk Nur Jazlan says the ministry is looking at enhancing standard operating procedures (SOP) on the issuance and management of firearms for government agencies. Pix by...

Former chief justice’s statement completely without basis – Baru

PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has lauded former chief justice Ahmad Fairuz Abdul Halim's for suggesting that "antique" English common law be replaced with Islamic law. "PAS holds Ahmad F...

US businesses see signs of shift to protectionism in Indonesia

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA -- US businesses are sensing a shift toward more protectionist policies in Indonesia in recent months even as President Joko Widodo is seeking to lure foreign investment into Southe...

French President Francois Hollande to make two-day state visit to Singapore

French President Francois Hollande reviews a guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony at the Istana presidential palace in Singapore yesterday. Text Size: A A A. AFP Singapore. French President Fr...

Express bus crash horror: 1 killed, 15 injured in NSE tragedy

NIBONG TEBAL: An express bus carrying 29 people skidded and crashed at KM152 of the North South Expressway near the Tambun exit here. During the 4.15am accident, the driver of the bus which was headi...

Ex-CJ claims Muslims happy for hudud, not equality

Former Chief Justice Tun Ahmad Fairuz Abdul Halim speaks at a special lecture on Islam as the law of the land at the Majestic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, March 25, 2017. — Picture by Choo Choy May. More. ...

Sultan willing to expose middleman offering RM2 million for Tan Sri title

JOHOR BARU: Johor's Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar (pic) wants the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate those who tried to bribe him for his endorsement to obtain ...

Filipino guard graduates with honours from school

Erwin Macua, a security guard at St. Theresa's College in Cebu City, will graduate cum laude this week. PHOTO: ABS-CBN News / Annie Perez. After almost 20 years of working as a security guard at St. ...

Hadi: PAS will not join BN

PAS president says working with BN is like carrying a live monitor lizard on the shoulder. hadi. KUALA LUMPUR: PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang today said the party cannot join (“menyertai”) either BN ...

‘Racist’ essays and scholarships; travel ban on top SRC man lifted

ALOR SETAR – There is a hope of reconciliation between DAP and PAS – but that decision is up to the Islamist party, says Lim Kit Siang. The DAP adviser said that PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi A...

De Lima says Duterte using her to cover up his ‘failures’

In a prison surrounded by tall walls topped with razor wire, past three security checkpoints, inside a tiny, sweltering cell with bare walls and bars on the high windows, the Philippines' most famous...

Jupiter, Black Eagle Make ‘Friendship Flight’ Debut At LIMA’17

LANGKAWI: The joint formation between South Korea and Indonesia was the talking point at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition (Lima 2017) as both countries put up a stunning a...

De Lima joins opposition to Duterte plan to scrap village polls

The most vocal critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could be stuck behind the lime-green walls of a Manila prison for a long time. "Rot in jail" was the destiny the president predicted for ...

Johor sultan summons MACC over title buying

Johor Sultan Ibrahim Ismail Sultan Iskandar said he is prepared to disclose information to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over alleged attempts to purchase titles from him. “I want t...

Pulse Asia: Majority of Metro Manila residents feel safer now

Bystanders gather at a commercial center. More than 4 out of 5 Filipinos living in Metro Manila feel safer because of the government's war on illegal drugs, the NCRPO has said, using data put togethe...

Annuar ups prize for ‘Kit Siang and racism contest’ to RM50k

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Abdul Rahman Dahlan has defended Umno information chief Annuar Musa's move to hold a writing contest on DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang. He said people should no...

Ex-CJ: Muslims not asking for equality, just hudud

Former Chief Justice Tun Ahmad Fairuz Abdul Halim speaks at a special lecture on Islam as the law of the land at the Majestic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, March 25, 2017. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LU...