Cari: Asean collective leadership running on empty
At the Bangkok Asean summit in June, the Asean Business Advisory Council (Asean-BAC) asked the region’s leaders to show greater collective political leadership in the deteriorating international eco...
KL ranked 35th safest city
PETALING JAYA: Kuala Lumpur has been ranked 35th on Safe Cities Index 2019, scoring below average among 60 cities in the world.
Tokyo remains the safest city in the world
PETALING JAYA (Aug 29): Japan’s Tokyo (pictured) is the safest city globally, according to the Safe Cities Index (SCI) by The Economist Intelligence Unit, a research and analysis division under The ...
China to counter latest US tariffs as Trump vows deal on US terms
BEIJING/WASHINGTON: China on Thursday vowed to counter the latest U.S. tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods but called on the United States to meet it halfway on a potential trade deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump said any pact would have to be on America's terms
US, China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism
BEIJING/WASHINGTON: U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for two sides struggling to resolve deep differences on how to end a year-long trade war.
MAS Travelicious Deals are back
MALAYSIA Airlines’ Travelicious Deals are back, offering up to 35% off on airfares to all its network from July 23-30, 2019. The airline’s latest promotion which comes with a wide range of opt-ins are valid for immediate travel until March 31, 2020.
An encouraging consensus
EARLIER at a Hari Raya event, I was asked by friend from the media: Is the G20 summit a game point of the China-US trade dispute, or the match point of it?
A better second half anticipated
AFTER a rocky first half, investors now find themselves hoping that the second half will see Malaysian equities play catch-up to their regional peers.
Ringgit ends slightly lower against US dollar
KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 — The ringgit retreated from recent gains to end slightly lower against the US dollar today as the greenback strengthened after US President Donald Trump strikes a truce in th...
Facebook, Twitter pledge Australia action on extreme content
Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc and other social media platforms agreed to take further steps to stop the spread of violent extremist content in Australia as global pressure increases following the live-streaming of the New Zealand massacre in March.
China warns of long road ahead for deal with US after talks
BEIJING: China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries’ presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japan.
Trump hints at softer stance on China’s Huawei
OSAKA, Juen 29 ― President Donald Trump said today that US companies could sell equipment to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, indicating a potentially softer position on a key sticking point in the US-...