Fri, 26 Apr 2019, 2:22 AM
ADVERTISE with The Malaysian Pulse!

Topic: Turkey

Malay Mail:
Share
LONDON, April 25 — Brent North Sea crude hit a near six-month high above US$75 per barrel today on supply concerns that have been worsened by the United States tightening the screw on sanctions-hit ...
Malay Mail:
Share
RIYADH, April 24 — Saudi Arabia has no immediate plans to raise oil output after the United States ends sanctions waivers for buyers of Iranian crude, energy minister Khalid al-Falih said today.
Malay Mail:
Share
NEW YORK, April 24 — Emerging-market currencies fell today against a dollar strengthened by US economic data.
The Star:
Share
MANHATTAN: Two former executives of The Abraaj Group, which collapsed last year in the world’s biggest private-equity insolvency, were arrested on U.S. charges of defrauding investors, with one defendant nabbed after arriving in New York with his wife and son to look at colleges.
Malay Mail:
Share
PUTRAJAYA, April 24 — The government announced today that it will remove the Ad Valorem Registration Fee (AVRF) from locally-made trailers and semi-trailers starting from July 1 this year.
Malay Mail:
Share
WASHINGTON, April 24 — The decision to tighten sanctions on Iran will have "no material impact" on oil prices given the large US supply of petroleum, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said y...
Malay Mail:
Share
BEIJING, April 24 — China warned yesterday that the US decision to impose sanctions on buyers of Iranian oil will “intensify turmoil” in the Middle East and in the international energy market.
Malay Mail:
Share
MOSCOW, April 24 — Russia yesterday called the US tightening of oil sanctions on Iran an “aggressive and reckless” policy after Washington announced it was seeking to stop all exports of Iranian...
Malay Mail:
Share
NEW YORK, April 23 — Oil prices jumped to near six-month highs today as the Trump administration cracked down on Iranian oil exports, announcing it would no longer grant waivers from US sanctions.
The Star:
Share
LONDON: Saudi Arabia will coordinate with other crude producers to ensure that adequate supplies are available and the market “does not go out of balance,” Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said, after the U.S. ended waivers for buyers of Iranian oil.
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is on the right track towards becoming a leading global Islamic finance hub in the near future.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — Sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd will shut down its office in London, UK, managing director Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan confirmed yesterday.
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The plastics crisis has a clear origin - corporations that mass produce plastic packaging to boost profits, says a newly-published report.
Malay Mail:
Share
RIYADH, April 22 — Riyadh is committed to “stabilise” the oil market after a US decision to end sanction exemptions for Iran’s customers, Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: National sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd is closing its office in London, its managing director Shahril Ridza Ridzuan confirmed today.
Malay Mail:
Share
PUTRAJAYA, 22 April — Malaysia can become a model of democracy due to the smooth transition of power following the 14th general election (GE14), said Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdulla...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Malaysia is on track to become the world’s leading global Islamic Finance Hub, says Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ir Amiruddin Hamzah.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Malaysia is on the right track towards becoming a leading global Islamic finance hub in the near future, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ir. Amiruddin Hamzah.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Malaysia is on the right track towards becoming a leading global Islamic finance hub in the near future, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ir. Amiruddin Hamzah.
Malaysiakini:
Share
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday there had been prior warnings about the multiple explosions targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reporte...
Malaysiakini:
Share
The international community has reacted to yesterday’s bombings in Sri Lanka, which left at least 207 people dead hundreds of others wounded, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reported.
Malaysiakini:
Share
Turkey’s ruling AK Party (AKP) submitted a second petition to cancel and re-run Istanbul elections it lost three weeks ago, citing thousands of ballots cast by people it said were ineligible to vote...
The Star:
Share
WHEN addressing Kedah civil servants at Wisma Darul Aman last month, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits it.
The Star:
Share
Turkey’s central bank won’t explain what’s behind the recent moves in its foreign currency reserves – and that’s making investors nervous.
The Edge Markets:
Share
IHH Healthcare Bhd managing director and CEO Dr Tan See Leng is not an easy man to reach.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia today summoned the US ambassador over Washington’s decision to include Malaysia in a list of countries it says have a high risk of kidnapping and hostage taking.
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The Ambassador of the United States was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (April 17) to clarify the US government's decision to list Malaysia as a country where kidnapping and hostage-taking are a risk.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Amnesty International has urged authorities to take punitive action against the officials who decided early last month to deport six Egyptians, four of whom are said to have disappeared...
Malay Mail:
Share
BEIJING, April 15 — Emerging market shares rose today on optimism that US-China trade talks could be nearing the final round, while easing fears of a slowdown in global growth on signs of stabilisat...
The Star:
Share
Frankfurt: European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi (pic) took the rare step of weighing in on the hot debate over whether President Donald Trump is undermining the independence of the Federal Reserve.
theSun:
Share
BABULHAWA (Syria): The Malaysian Consultative Council for Islamic Organisations (Mapim) has appealed to Malaysians to continue assisting them to meet their RM3 million target, in order to channel basi...
Malay Mail:
Share
LONDON, April 12 — Signs of a stabilisation in China's giant economy and a soggy dollar helped oil markets cement their best run for more than three years today, though stocks weren't buoyed much af...
The Star:
Share
NOWADAYS, the word hero is synonymous with characters from the Marvel or DC cinematic universe.
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has been listed as a country with a risk of kidnapping and hostage-taking by the United States government.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
WASHINGTON: The US government has included Malaysia in its list of 35 countries with the risk of kidnapping and hostage taking.
The Star:
Share
PUTRAJAYA: The Special Malaysian Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (SMART) will become a mentor to the Brunei rescue team, which wishes to get recognition from the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group, says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
The Star:
Share
BRUSSELS: The European Union renews tariffs as high as 75% on steel tube fittings from Russia, South Korea and Malaysia while letting similar duties against Turkey expire.
Malaysiakini:
Share
The Special Malaysian Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (Smart) will be a mentor to the Brunei rescue team that wishes to get recognition from the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (Ins...
The Star:
Share
POST the 14th General Election, Malaysia finds itself at a critical crossroads.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Malaysia has taken the top spot in the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) for the ninth year in a row, but for the first time, it is sharing that pos...
Malaysiakini:
Share
LETTER | On March 15, 2011, the Malaysian Bar released the following statement: “The Malaysian Bar welcomes the comments made last week by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Minister i...
CarSifu:
Share
SYDNEY: A Dutchman completed an epic 95,000km journey by electric car here on Sunday in a bid to prove the viability of such vehicles in tackling climate change.
The Star:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian exporters should start exploring the forecast top 10 countries by GDP in 2030, according to national trade promotion agency Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade).
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (April 6): IHH Healthcare Bhd recently completed its protracted acquisition of a 31.17% stake in Fortis Healthcare Ltd, thus expanding its footprint in India.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Fears have been expressed over the whereabouts of four Egyptians deported by Malaysian authorities last month, with a global rights watchdog demanding an explanation of the procedures u...
Malay Mail:
Share
WASHINGTON, April 3 — Three of eight countries granted waivers by Washington to import oil from Iran have now cut the imports to zero, a US official said yesterday, adding that improved global oil m...
Malay Mail:
Share
BEIJING, April 2 — Emerging-market shares looked set to extend gains for a fourth day on today after upbeat manufacturing data from the United States further eased concern about a slowdown in global...
Malay Mail:
Share
ISTANBUL, April 1 — The erosion of Turkey's foreign currency reserves is a credit negative and central bank use of reserves to prop up the lira currency poses renewed questions on its transparency a...
Malaysiakini:
Share
Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback on Sunday as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time in a local election and he appeared to concede defeat in the co...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — The ringgit is expected to trade cautiously against the US dollar next week as volatility hits emerging markets due to the strengthening of the US dollar and political insta...
Malay Mail:
Share
LANGKAWI, March 29 — The Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA’19) is a major event that can position Malaysia as a hub for the defence industry in Southeast Asia, sa...
theSun:
Share
SINGAPORE: The United States is keen to see that Malaysia, Singapore and others are fully aware of illicit Iranian oil shipments and the tactics Iran uses to evade sanctions, a top US sanctions offici...
Malay Mail:
Share
SINGAPORE, March 29 — The United States is keen to see that Malaysia, Singapore and others are fully aware of illicit Iranian oil shipments and the tactics Iran uses to evade sanctions, a top US san...
Malay Mail:
Share
LONDON, March 28 — Oil fell today after US President Donald Trump called for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) to boost crude production to lower the price of the commodit...
The Star:
Share
LONDON: Global bond yields continued to spiral lower on Thursday as recession fears fed expectations of more policy easing by major central banks, while Turkey’s lira took a 5 percent beating as pressure ratcheted up on its volatile markets again.
The Star:
Share
THE most vulnerable corners of emerging markets are bracing for turbulence as Turkey’s stand-off with investors begins to test the nerves of traders.
Malay Mail:
Share
ANKARA, March 28 — Turkey will keep directing its banks to withhold lira liquidity from a key foreign market at least until after local elections on Sunday, sources said, as the government intensifi...
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): The Government has identified potential new markets for palm oil in Africa, Central Asia and South Asia, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has identified potential new markets for palm oil in Africa, Central Asia and South Asia, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
The Edge Markets:
Share
PUTRAJAYA (March 26): Countries in the Asia Pacific region need to work closely together in the next 11 years to catch up on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) especially on the environment a...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — The government has identified potential new markets for palm oil in Africa, Central Asia and South Asia, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
Malay Mail:
Share
LANGKAWI, March 26 — Amid the kick-off of the 5th Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA), International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Ignatius Darell Leiking indica...
Malay Mail:
Share
DUBAI, March 25 — Uber Technologies Inc is set to offer over US$3 billion (RM12.2 billion) to buy Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ, two sources familiar with the deal told Reuters, in a deal tha...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
BANTING: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia may buy planes from China and other countries if the European Union (EU) tries to “impoverish” the nation by banning Malaysian palm oil.
Malaysiakini:
Share
The Syrian government vowed to take back the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights as its allies and enemies alike condemned US President Donald Trump on Friday for moving to recognise Israeli sovereignty ov...
Malaysiakini:
Share
About 3,000 people walked through Christchurch in a ‘march for love’ early on Saturday, honouring the 50 worshippers massacred in the New Zealand city a week ago, as the mosques where the shooting...
Malaysiakini:
Share
Malaysians from various race and religion today gathered for the peace rally in solidarity of the victims of the twin mosque massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand which claimed 50 lives.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 — Participants of today’s Peace, Solidarity Rally in the federal capital have started to gather in front of the Sogo shopping complex.
theSun:
Share
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan described Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as a Muslim statesman who has transformed Malaysia into a model for the Muslim world.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan described Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad as a statesman who transformed Malaysia into a model for the Muslim world.
Malay Mail:
Share
ISLAMABAD, March 22 — Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan describes his Malaysian counterpart Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as a Muslim statesman who has transformed Malaysia into a model for the Musli...
Malaysiakini:
Share
New Zealanders today marked one week since a mass shooting killed 50 Muslim worshippers in the South Island city of Christchurch, holding nationwide prayers and wearing headscarves to show their suppo...
Malaysiakini:
Share
The bullet-riddled Al Noor mosque in Christchurch was being repaired, painted and cleaned ahead of tomorrow's Friday prayers, as grieving families buried more victims of New Zealand's worst mass shoot...
Malaysiakini:
Share
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to “confront” comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of ...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
GEORGE TOWN: A 17-year-old Malaysian teen, who was reported missing in last week’s Christchurch shooting, has been confirmed dead.
The Edge Markets:
Share
CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON (March 20): The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memoria...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd is considering closing its London office to cut operating costs as uncertainty over the UK’s exit from the European Union looms.
The Straits Times:
Share
LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund, is considering closing its London office to cut operating costs as uncertainty over the UK's exit from the European Union ...
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture welcomes more cultural exchange programmes with foreign embassies to elevate friendships through the arts and culture, said its ministe...
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE (March 20): Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, is considering closing its London office to cut operating costs as uncertainty over the U.K.’s exit from...
Malay Mail:
Share
PARIS, March 18 ― Global sales of counterfeit and pirated goods have soared to €460 billion (RM2.1 trillion) a year, amounting to a whopping 3.3 per cent of world trade, according to a report publ...
Malay Mail:
Share
JOHOR BARU, March 18 ― Police are cooperating with Turkish authorities to bring back Malaysians detained in Syria, believed to be involved in terrorist activities.
theSun:
Share
PARIS: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail arrived here Sunday for a four-day working visit to France.
Malay Mail:
Share
PARIS, March 17 ― Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail arrived here Sunday for a four-day working visit to France.
theSun:
Share
PARIS: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail will be making a three-day working visit to France from March 17-20 during which she will be chairing two UNESCO Management of Social T...
EdgeProp.my:
Share
CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND (March 16): A right-wing extremist who filmed himself on a shooting rampage that left 49 mosque-goers dead flashed a white power gesture as he appeared in a New Zealand court...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW) in Turkey, owned by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB), will have a mosque by the end of the year.
theSun:
Share
SEPANG: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is building a new mosque at the Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to cater to the anticipated increase in passengers at the second-largest airp...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: PKR chief Anwar Ibrahim today accused the police of rushing into the deportation of seven foreigners accused of links to a terrorist group, saying there had been no consultation with Pu...
The Star:
Share
LONDON: Emerging equities markets have soared this year as investor sentiment towards them rebounds, but for some the enthusiasm is being tempered by worries about surging bad loans at many banks.
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): Passenger traffic at the country’s 39 airports managed by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) grew 5.4% in February to 8.14 million from 7.72 million a year ago.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) network of airports, including Turkey’s Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen international Airport (SGIA), reported a 5.1 per cent growth in ...
Malay Mail:
Share
ANKARA, March 11 — Turkey's economy entered its first recession in a decade, official data showed today, just weeks before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government faces local elections where gro...
The Star:
Share
INSTANBUL: Turkey fell into its first recession in a decade, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country heads toward bellwether municipal elections this month.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: A group of Egyptians were recently detained under the Sosma security law for renting out their apartments to terrorism suspects, a source has revealed.
Malay Mail:
Share
NEW DELHI, March 8 — India wants to keep buying Iranian oil at its current level of about 300,000 barrels per day (bpd), as it negotiates with Washington about extending a waiver of US sanctions pas...
Malaysiakini:
Share
Retired general John Abizaid, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to Saudi Arabia, defended the US-Saudi relationship on Wednesday as lawmakers accused the kingdom of a litany of mi...
Malaysiakini:
Share
From access to abortion to equal work opportunities, women’s rights are being eroded by a rise in global populism, a group of female leaders warned on Monday.
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 28): Higher cost dragged Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd's (MAHB) net profit down 12.9% to RM28.1 million in the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2018 (4QFY18), from RM32.28 million a yea...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) net profit surged 203.35 per cent to RM727.30 million in the financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 versus RM239.75 million in 2017 due to...