Paul Gabriel

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7 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Envoy itching to practise his Bahasa

KUALA LUMPUR: Just over two weeks into his posting as Britain’s High Commissioner to Malaysia, Charles Hay is already faced with a struggle – to get the locals to speak to him in Bahasa Malaysia.

Looking good: Hay wearing the songkok he bought in Masjid India.
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30 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Thailand not ready to operate 24-hr border

KUALA LUMPUR: The plan to open the Bukit Kayu Hitam-Sadao Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) checkpoint round-the-clock from Monday has been put off.

24 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

PM: Malaysia prefers not to take sides

STRENGTHENING relations with Pakistan will not result in any shift in Malaysia’s policy towards India, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Strengthening ties: Dr Arif sharing pleasantries with Dr Mahathir while Imran looks on  during the Pakistan Day Parade at Shakar Parian Parade Ground in Islamabad. — Bernama
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23 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

M’sia to help Pakistan fight graft

PAKISTAN says Malaysia will be its key ally in battling the scourge of corruption within its ranks and tackling the rising wave of Islamophobia around the world.

Warm welcome: Dr Mahathir receiving a bouquet of flowers from a boy as Imran looks on at Nur Khan Base, Rawalpindi. — AFP
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22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Air links a vital issue for Malaysia and Pakistan ties

THE situation along the Line of Control, the de facto border between Pakistan and India in the disputed Kashmir region, may be relatively calm after the massive standoff between both nuclear powers just weeks ago.

Welcome to Pakistan: Imran greeting Dr Mahathir at the Nur Khan Airbase in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. — Bernama
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21 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Dr M and Imran set to join hands

TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be the special guest at the Pakistan Day parade in Islamabad on Saturday, but the nuclear-powered nation will not just be out to showcase its missiles and other military might to the Prime Minister.

19 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Beef export issue on the table for Saifuddin in Argentina visit

KUALA LUMPUR: When Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah meets his Argentinian counterpart in Buenos Aires today, he will have more than his “beef” cut out for him.

10 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Ipoh mali UK envoy says goodbye

It’s time for British High Commissioner Vicki Treadell to leave her post, but the bond with her country of birth will only get stronger.

See you next time: British High Commission staff members bidding an affectionate farewell to Vicki.
8 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Moon keen to expand economic and trade ties with Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: President Moon Jae-in (pic) will “mean business” when he flies in on a groundbreaking visit here next week.

12 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Rooftop restaurant with ‘million dollar view’

THE latest rooftop restaurant in Kuala Lumpur offering a “twin” panoramic 360-degree view of the city and Petaling Jaya has opened its doors.

Khalid receiving a fruit basket from Chua (left) and his daughter Caleen 
at the opening of the Iconic Rooftop four-in-one venue.