Topic: US State Department
Chinese forces drill near Hong Kong
Armoured personnel carriers, water cannons parked in Shenzhen
Military vehicles are parked on the grounds of the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre in Shenzhen.
Malaysia back on Tier 2 Watch List in latest report
PETALING JAYA: The US State Department has placed Malaysia on the Tier 2 Watch List again in its latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. The report, which is produced annually, said the Malaysian government did not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, but was making significant efforts to do so.
‘Malaysians are always welcomed’
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians will not be granted visa-waiver status by the United States in the near future. But hold the despair.
Trumps warns of war if Iran wants to fight
US President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the “official end” of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with “all streng...
Securing the 5G future – what’s the issue?
Britain's plan to allow Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies a restricted role in its next generation mobile networks is part of a heated international debate over the security risks so-called 5G technology presents.
US travel advisory on Malaysia 'unjustified', says Lam Thye
PETALING JAYA: The travel advisory against Malaysia by the US government over potential kidnapping is "unjustified" as the situation on the ground is under control due to continuous operations conducted by the enforcement agencies, says Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) senior vice-chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.
Wisma Putra summons US Ambassador over ‘K’ list
PUTRAJAYA: The United States’ Ambassador to Malaysia, Kamala Shirin Lakhdir (pix), was summoned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (April 17) to clarify the US government’s decision t...
US Ambassador summoned over 'hostage-risk' travel advisory
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.
US urged to remove Malaysia from ‘K’ list
KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the ‘K’ list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
Gunmen kill 15 in Kenya hotel compound attack
Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks to escape an attack claimed by Somalia-base...
Will China go to war over Taiwan?
IN the first week of 2019, as China grabbed headlines for landing a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, a New Year’s Day editorial in the nation’s official military newspaper told its readers ...