Libra is a work-in-progress. Its whitepaper describes aspirations, not technical design.
Poon (centre) in a group photo with the Walk-a-Payung walkathon participants.
KUALA LUMPUR: The signature hairdo, which curls outward at the ends and attached with a price tag of RM1,200 (US$288); and a Sapuman (Man of Steal) character who hails from a planet called Kleptocrat ...
SUBANG JAYA: The government supports the decision of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad for not suspending Datuk Seri Azmin Ali who was implicated in a sex video, says Sivarasa Rasiah.
JUNE 23 — Fantastic news, Singaporeans!
MP SPEAKS | People of indigenous origin and the Orang Asli must be allowed to practise and profess their faith freely and any attempt to convert them will be a stumbling block in forming a cohesive Ma...
GEORGE TOWN - Forget about “branded” durians such as Musang King, Or Chi (Black Thorn) or D24.
The sweet, juicy, succulent, and not too expensive durian kampung is still considered the best of ...
NEW YORK: Wall Street edged lower on Friday, as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing, while tensions between the United States and Iran undercut sentiment. The S&P 500 briefly hit a record high.
GEORGE TOWN: Forget about “branded” durians such as Musang King, Or Chi (Black Thorn) or D24.
GOPENG: The public, especially the Orang Asli community, should make full use of government clinics, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
NEW YORK, June 22 — Wall Street edged lower yesterday, as US Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upcoming trade talks between Washington an...
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 29 people in the Johor town of Pasir Gudang have been treated in hospital after suffering breathing difficulties, said the health ministry on Friday (Jun 21).
GOPENG: The Health Ministry, together with the Education Ministry and Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa), is planning to educate the Orang Asli on the importance of proper nutrition.
PETALING JAYA: People with suicidal tendencies need emotional engagement and practical support, says Dr Anasuya Jegathevi Jegathesan.
Several remote villages in Kuala Krai, Kelantan, have no access to running water.The Malaysian Insight quoted Mohd Hafiz Che Ismail, an epidemiologist from the district health department, as saying th...
Renowned Turkish author and journalist Mustafa Akyol has criticised Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad over his disparaging comments against Jews during a recent talk in the United Kingdom.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19 — Cryptocurrencies live in a volatile, roller-coaster world, which Facebook is seeking to change with its new Libra digital money.
Cryptocurrencies live in a volatile, roller-coaster world, which Facebook is seeking to change with its new Libra digital money.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s political secretary today shot down blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin’s attempt to link him to a controversy involving Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, po...
The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 today, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that of...
Blacksburg was already well prepared when the US government announced in April that the Virginia town would be home to the country's first commercial drone delivery service.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — A group of Jewish students in the United Kingdom has taken Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to task for a series of remarks allegedly disparaging to the community during the prime min...
SEPANG: AirAsia Group Bhd’s move to dispose of its aircraft will be a good way to get rid of residual risk, says group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes.
SEPANG, June 17 — AirAsia Group Bhd’s move to dispose of its aircraft would be a good way to get rid of residual risk, said group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes.
HONG KONG stocks advanced after the government suspended a controversial extradition bill that spurred some of the city’s biggest protests in decades.
Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest.
JUNE 17 — People would always want to connect and share.
LONDON: Hundreds of people today thronged the Malaysian High Commission’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house function at the High Commisioner’s residence in Templewood Gardens, here.
Hundreds of people yesterday thronged the Malaysian High Commission’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house function at the High Commissioner Mohamad Sadik Kethergany's residence in Templewood Gardens, L...
LONDON, June 16 — Hundreds of people today thronged the Malaysian High Commission’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house function at the High Commisioner’s residence in Templewood Gardens, here.
LONDON (Bernama): Hundreds of people thronged the Malaysian High Commission’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house at the High Commisioner's residence in Templewood Gardens here Sunday (June 16).
GEORGE TOWN: PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali said today that gutter politics in the country could cause Pakatan Harapan to suffer from a trust deficit.
MIGRAINE is a disabling primary headache disorder and is ranked the third highest cause of disability worldwide among men and women under 50 years old, according to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.
Abang Johari (seated second left) speaks to reporters after the ceremony.
SIBU: Two men from Sarawak have been arrested in South Korea for allegedly being involved in illegal voice phishing, said Bukit Assek assemblyman Irene Chang
BANKS with large exposure to housing loans may have a problem as a result of the way properties were priced, marketed and sold the last several years, industry sources say.
Dr Chen (left) pointing at the vacant land which can be used to create additional 200 parking spaces at the Sabah Women and Children Hospital yesterday.
NEW YORK, June 15 ― US stocks ended lower yesterday as investors were cautious going into next week's Federal Reserve meeting, while a warning from Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand wei...
Seven years ago, 20-year-old Terence Kwok was at the Hong Kong International Airport.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has advised the public to follow the advice of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to stay away from gutter politics and instead focus on improving th...
No matter who you are or what you do, let me take a wild guess: You feel a little burned out right now.
An Instagram outage on June 13 left users of the Facebook-owned social network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 14 — An Instagram outage yesterday left users of the Facebook-owned social network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration.
Poon (fifth right) receiving a memento from Dr Chen at the event yesterday.
GEORGE TOWN: Hotel industry players should help promote palm oil at their establishments to boost the "Love My Palm Oil" campaign.
Protesters used encrypted messenger apps to organise themselves, share intelligence and avoid police detection, but police arrested a Telegram group administrator on suspicion of conspiracy to commit public nuisance.
SINGAPORE: Mudslinging in politics is an old and commonly practised way of maliciously slandering opponents and destroying their careers.
KUCHING: Malaysian politicians should focus on doing their work well instead of engaging in gutter politics to get ahead, says a Sarawak minister.
I WAS brought up with the belief that education is a powerful tool to uplift people from poverty.
ON Tuesday, Malaysians were fed with disgusting sex videos implicating a current minister.
YOURSAY | ‘Smear campaign after smear campaign.
NEW YORK, June 13 — Wall Street ended down slightly yesterday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a US interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices.
NEW YORK: Wall Street ended down slightly on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices.
PETALING JAYA: Former defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein is prepared to be called in by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission(MACC) with regards to previous land swap deals.
Since 2012, David Grainger had been working for business-to-business telecommunication service provider Arkadin, starting as its sales director in Singapore and eventually heading the company’s Sout...
Sandstorms are a reminder of the power of nature for the residents of Dunhuang, the Chinese oasis town at the edge of the Taklamakan and Gobi deserts, as they have been for the town’s forebears for ...
China began its anti-desertification efforts in 1978. Since its launch in 2016, Ant Forest has attracted 500 million users who have helped plant 100 million trees.
JOHOR BARU - A tweet by Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim on Baju Melayu Teluk Belanga has sparked a controversy on social media.
One person was killed after a helicopter made a forced landing onto the roof of a New York City skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon, according to local authorities.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Orang Asli in Kuala Koh, Kelantan, used to be strong and healthy but the destruction of the environment and their subsistence have left them weak and sickly, said Center for Orang Asli Concerns coordinator Dr Colin Nicholas.
CELCOM Axiata Bhd’s sustainability programme implementation at Tasik Chini, Pahang, was recognised by the Asia Responsible Enterprise Award, Green Leadership category for their efforts to empower un...
KOTA BARU, June 10 — The Kelantan government today denied claims that the spread of pneumonia among the Batek tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, was due to mining ac...
KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government today denied claims that the spread of pneumonia among the Batek tribe of the orang asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, was due to mining activities.
The World Health Organisation expressed alarm at the lack of progress on curbing sexually transmitted diseases, while one of its experts warned of complacency as dating apps are spurring sexual activity.
An experimental app may help people learn to meditate, which in turn yields improvements in attention span and working memory, a new study suggests.
LOS ANGELES: Electronic Arts Inc, creator of a Star Wars line of video games, showed off two of its newest titles, illustrating how the industry is wrestling to compete with the runaway success of Fortnite.
JOHOR BARU: A tweet by Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim on Baju Melayu Teluk Belanga has sparked a controversy on social media.
WASHINGTON, June 9 — US President Donald Trump touted yesterday his last-minute deal averting tariffs on Mexico, a plan economists warned would have been disastrous for both countries, saying the ag...
SANDAKAN, June 8 — Fire razed 23 squatter houses in Karamunting here yesterday, leaving 33 families homeless.
SANDAKAN: Fire razed 23 squatter houses in Karamunting here yesterday leaving 33 families homeless.
SANDAKAN (Bernama): Fire razed 23 squatter houses in Karamunting here Friday (June 7) leaving 33 families homeless.
Companies that want to attract talent from Generations Y and Z should create and maintain a positive work culture, according to local job portal WOBB, which targets young professionals.
KUALA LUMPUR: The upward momentum on Bursa Malaysia is likely to continue next week as sentiment in the market remains positive backed by favourable external developments, a dealer said.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — The upward momentum on Bursa Malaysia is likely to continue next week as sentiment in the market remains positive backed by favourable external developments, a dealer said.
MELAKA: Local councillors should not be emotional when receiving harsh words from residents as it is part of the job, says state Housing, Local Government and Environment Committee chairman Datuk Tey Kok Kiew.
MUAR (June 7): The appointment of Latheefa Beebi Koya as the new chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) should not be questioned by anyone because it was done according ...
PETALING JAYA: Pig farmers have been advised not to feed their livestock any leftover food from outside sources to prevent the contagion of African swine fever (ASF), as Southeast Asian countries cull...
MUAR, June 7 — The appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) should not be questioned by anyone because it was done according to p...
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s recent announcement in Tokyo that “Lynas will be allowed to carry on” regardless of whether the Australian company removes its radioactive waste from Malaysi...
Singapore: The greatest risk to quantitative strategies wouldn’t be an equity-bear market or a sharp increase in rates. It would be a collapse in liquidity.
KUALA LUMPUR: People are questioning whether spicy shrimp rice dumplings or zongzi can be considered a Nyonya delicacy, as claimed by sellers.
More than 35,000 people made their way to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s official residence in Putrajaya for his Hari Raya Open House today.
PETALING JAYA: A psychologist has welcomed the proposal for civil servants to undertake psychology courses to better manage work pressure, increase productivity and shape character, but warns against ...
JOHOR BARU: Thousands of people have flocked Johor Mentri Besar, Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal's open house at his official residence in Saujana here on the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): About 1,150 parking lots have been made available for the public attending Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s Aidilfitri Open House at the Seri Perdana Complex Precinc...
PETALING JAYA: A former Transparency-International Malaysia president has criticised the appointment of lawyer Latheefa Koya as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief, saying it wil...
PETALING JAYA: Latheefa Beebi Koya's appointment as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner has been met positively – but it also raises some questions that have to be answered.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): About 1,150 parking lots have been made available for the public attending Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s Aidilfitri Open House at the Seri Perdana Complex Precinc...
KUALA LUMPUR: About 1,150 parking lots have been made available for the public to attend Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s Aidilfitri Open House at the Seri Perdana Complex Precinct 10, Putra...
KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — Rahimi Ahmad, one of the Malaysians wounded in the Christchurch mosque shootings in March, will be celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri in New Zealand as he is still undergoing fo...
KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — About 1,150 parking lots have been made available for the public attending Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s Aidilfitri Open House at the Seri Perdana Complex Precinc...
TOKYO, June 3 — Tokyo stocks closed lower today amid escalating global trade tensions, with a stronger yen also weighing on the market.
HONG KONG, June 3 — Asian markets largely tumbled today, tracking global losses as Wall Street clocked its worst month this year, with investors opting for safe-haven assets in the wake of intensify...
PKR must learn from the defection of its Tangga Batu women's chief to Umno so that the party can be improved, says vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin.
KUALA LUMPUR: A 26-year-old man from Kuching has died of rabies, bringing the total to 17 deaths from the time the outbreak nationwide was announced on July 1 last year, says the Health Ministry.
YOURSAY | ‘Pay more and get local workers.
SHAH ALAM: Former prime minister Najib Razak today paid a visit to the Ramadan bazaar at the PKNS Complex here for a walkabout.
SANDAKAN, June 1 — The Sabah state cabinet has decided to set up a council to revitalise Sandakan’s economy.
In the Philippines, exploring options for college and then applying for them takes weeks and even months.
SERIAN: The Dayak community is known for its unique culture which is not only an asset to the country but also to the tourism industry, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.