Monthly Archives: August 2019

This Time, Trump’s Tariffs Will Hit US Consumers

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, until now mainly an abstraction for American consumers, is about to hit home. Beginning Sunday, the U.S. government will begin collecting 15% tariffs on $112 billion in Chinese imports � items… Read More

MAS Sets Up Steering Committee to Drive the Interest Rate Benchmark Transition from SGD Swap Offer Rate (SOR) to Singapore Overnight Rate Average (SORA)

Singapore, The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today the establishment of the Steering Committee for SOR Transition to SORA (SC-STS). This committee will oversee an industry-wide interest rate benchmark transition from SOR to SORA. [1]2 SOR is a key… Read More

MAS Sets Up Steering Committee to Drive the Interest Rate Benchmark Transition from SGD Swap Offer Rate (SOR) to Singapore Overnight Rate Average (SORA)

Singapore, The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today the establishment of the Steering Committee for SOR Transition to SORA (SC-STS). This committee will oversee an industry-wide interest rate benchmark transition from SOR to SORA. [1]2 SOR is a key… Read More

Dr Mahathir Urges Malaysians to Refrain from Stoking Racial Sensitivities

The prime minister said the people should be mindful that whatever they say and do should not affect the sensitivities of any racial group in the country.We have to be careful when we say something so that we do not… Read More

Keep up Spirit of Goodwill, Nationhood – Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, As the country celebrates its 62nd National Day, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged the people regardless of their religion, race and culture to reflect on how the spirit of goodwill and nationhood has helped Malaysia achieve independence and… Read More

Shared Prosperity Vision, Policies to Make Malaysia Great – Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said tonight the Shared Prosperity Vision and other government policies are to make Malaysia a prosperous, dignified and independent nation. In his National Day 2019 message in conjunction with the 62nd anniversary of independence, the… Read More

Perdana Botanical Gardens Now a Complete Recreational Park

KUALA LUMPUR, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today opened two facilities at the 131-year-old Perdana Botanical Gardens, making it a complete recreational park with elements of research, education and conservation.The prime minister planted an evergreen Kembang Semangkuk (Scaphium linearicarpum) sapling as… Read More