Category Archives: Politics

Lower Financial Commitment Following Improved ECRL Deal

PUTRAJAYA, April 15 2019 (Bernama) � Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today there would be a substantial reduction in financial commitments to Malaysia from the overall loan facility with the improved East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) agreement.With the… Read More

One Dead, One Critical in Australia Nightclub Shooting

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA A drive-by shooting outside a popular Melbourne nightclub in Australia early Sunday left one man dead, another critically wounded and two others injured, police said.Police said shots were fired from a car into a crowd standing outside the… Read More

MAS Monetary Policy Statement

INTRODUCTION1. In its October 2018 Monetary Policy Statement, MAS announced a slight increase in the slope of the S$NEER policy band. There was no change to the width of the policy band or the level at which it was centred.… Read More

Malaysia, Singapore Always on Talking Terms – PM

PUTRAJAYA, April 9 (Bernama) � Malaysia and Singapore discussed in detail their unresolved bilateral issues in a friendly and constructive manner during the leaders’ retreat here today, and they agreed to work towards amicable solutions, said Malaysian Prime Minister Tun… Read More

Philippines: 1 Abu Sayyaf Hostage Escapes, 1 Drowns, 3rd Shot

MANILA, PHILIPPINES An Indonesian hostage held by Muslim militants in the southern Philippines swam his way to freedom, but another drowned, and a Malaysian was shot in the back while escaping, officials said Saturday.The two Indonesians and the Malaysian separately… Read More

PM Regrets People Use Money, Time to Invent Weapons

KUALA LUMPUR, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed his disappointment that people nowadays spend more money and time for research on inventing weapons than other useful needs.He said in the advancement of technology and innovation today, people had… Read More

PM Regrets People Use Money, Time to Invent Weapons

KUALA LUMPUR, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed his disappointment that people nowadays spend more money and time for research on inventing weapons than other useful needs.He said in the advancement of technology and innovation today, people had… Read More