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AseanPlus News 01 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Hugging for India’s security

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugged US President Barack Obama in New Delhi, it marked what could be the distant opening bell of a great geopolitical game.

World 07 Sep 2018 | 8:35 PM

Unrest intensifies in Iraq as Iranian consulate and oil facility stormed

BASRA/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Civil unrest fuelled by anger against perceived corruption and misrule by Iraq's political elite intensified across the south of the country on Friday, as protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in Basra while others briefly took workers hostage at a nearby oilfield.

World 07 Sep 2018 | 8:36 PM

Iraq's Umm Qasr port remains closed, operations halted amid Basra protests

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's main seaport Umm Qasr remained closed on Friday, after several days of violent protests in nearby Basra, local officials and security sources said.

World 07 Sep 2018 | 8:55 PM

Zimbabwe Mnangagwa names Mthuli Ncube as finance minister

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday appointed former banker Mthuli Ncube as finance minister and said Winston Chitando would remain as mines minister.

World 07 Sep 2018 | 9:04 PM

Indonesia president picks Asian Games chief to run re-election campaign

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday picked billionaire businessman Erick Thohir to manage his re-election campaign, citing his successful role in organising the recent Asian Games hosted by the country.

World 07 Sep 2018 | 9:29 PM

Myanmar says court in Reuters reporters' case was independent

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's government spokesman said on Friday a court that convicted two Reuters journalists under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act was independent and followed due process, after international calls for the pair to be released.

Corporate News 07 Sep 2018 | 11:11 PM

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire to pursue philanthropy (Update)

NEW YORK: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's co-founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, will retire from the e-commerce company on Monday, as the former English teacher seeks to focus on philanthropy in education, the New York Times reported.

Metro News 08 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Made in Malaysia and proud of it, says Sharp

SHARP Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd (SEM) has launched its My Aquos Campaign.

Nation 08 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Illegals caught working as security guards

PETALING JAYA: Illegal foreign workers are all over the country, especially in housing areas, including the residences of the elite group.

Business 08 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Umno’s media assets dilemma

Media Prima has started to divest assets while Utusan is in dire need of funds to stay afloat