Sepang Circuit ready to host EWC
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 19): Malaysian motorsports will add another feather to its cap by hosting another international motorsports event that marks another milestone for the country and the Sepang Interna...
Ministry probes medical data breach claims
PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has initiated investigations into claims that the medical records of close to 20,000 Malaysians are among millions of those freely accessible on computer servers wor...
European car sales plunge
MUNICH: European car registrations fell sharply in August, deepening the woes of an industry battling sluggish demand in key markets and the challenge of...
Habibie: A reformer and a democrat
Although some believed he was betrayed by his own party, he was a gentleman politician unfazed by all the lobbying and jostling around him.
The life and legacy of BJ Habibie
HE was a quintessential product of Suharto’s “New Order”. He had been a loyal two decade-long Cabinet minister and a much promoted, admired and protected protégé.
We ARE Malaysians!
HOW alarming to read what a “Malaysian” wrote in a local portal recently: ... “we have to stop pretending that we are all Malaysians....we are Malays, Chinese, Indians and East...
ECB cuts key rate, to restart bond purchases
FRANKFURT, Sept 12 — The European Central Bank approved a fresh stimulus package as expected today, cutting interest rates and approving a new round of bond purchases to prop up euro zone growth and...
Eight key products from IFA 2019
While there was an absence of truly revolutionary products at this year's IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany, a few brands attracted significant attention with their...
The Honda Civic Type R fit for a King
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia presented the Civic Type R to His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda The Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Sult...
Eight key products from IFA 2019
BERLIN, Sept 11 — This year’s edition of the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany, which closes its doors today, September 11, likely won’t be remembered as one of the most eventful.
Bond yields up, stocks flat on shifting ECB views
NEW YORK, Sept 11 ― Bond yields climbed and a gauge of world stock markets recovered from previous lows to trade flat yesterday, as uncertainty grew over the mix of stimulus the European Central Ban...
Yen slides to five-week lows as risky bets thrive
LONDON, Sept 10 — The Japanese yen fell to a five-week low against the US dollar today as a rebound in government bond yields prompted some investors to cut back on bearish bets on the global econom...
Climate groups clamour for SUVs to be banned
FRANKFURT: Climate groups including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe called today for sports-utility vehicles (SUVs) to be banned as part of a wider campaign to curb pollution by the auto industry.
German exports rebound in July
FRANKFURT, Sept 9 — Exports from Europe’s largest economy Germany enjoyed an unexpected rebound in July, official data showed today, making for a bright spot in the data amid signs of a looming re...
Marvel superheroes take to Putrajaya’s streets
PUTRAJAYA: Captain America, Black Panther, Thor and Captain Marvel were among 15,000 people who took to the streets of the federal administrative centre tonight for the first Marvel Run in Malaysia.
HK protesters stage fresh rallies
Protesters erect the Lady Liberty Hong Kong statue during the ‘No White Terror No Chinazi’ rally in Charter Garden, Hong Kong, China.
Sail off on a dreamy holiday
IF you are looking for a new, refreshing holiday experience to enjoy with your loved ones, choose Genting Cruise Lines for an introduction to a series of Dream Cruises...
Czech craft beer makers brew for Brexit
PRAGUE: The tiny craft brewery in a quaint Czech village near the border with Germany and Poland is perhaps an unlikely place to be plotting a Brexit strategy.