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Trump to deliver State of the Union address after government shutdown ends

WASHINGTON: United States (US) President Donald Trump said in a late-night tweet Wednesday that he would deliver the State of the Union (SOTU) address in Congress after the government re-opened. "I will do (make) the address when the shutdown is...

Digi net profit rises to RM1.54 bln in FY18

KUALA LUMPUR:  Digi. Com Bhd's net profit rose to RM1.54 billion for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY18) from RM1.48 billion in the previous year. Revenue increased to RM6.53 billion from RM6.34 billion, while basic earnings per share stood at 19.82...

Oral medications for people with diabetes

By Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr Mustaffa Embong KUALA LUMPUR: People with diabetes who are not treated (or do not control their diabetes well) have blood glucose levels (much) higher than non-diabetics. Healthy eating (avoiding sugary foods, reducing carbohydrates and cutting down...

Matrade aims for RM3.8 bln export revenue by mid-tier companies

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) aims to increase the export revenue recorded by 152 mid-tier companies (MTCs) participated in the Mid-Tier Companies Development Programme (MTCDP) to RM3.8 billion by 2020 from RM2.5 billion in 2017. Deputy chief executive officer...

Wan Azizah arrives in Bangkok for 2-day visit

BANGKOK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail arrived here Thursday to begin her two-day official visit to Thailand. This is her maiden official visit to the kingdom after being appointed as the deputy prime minister on...

Severe floods in south Sulawesi claim 21 lives

JAKARTA: The severe floods that have ravaged South Sulawesi since Tuesday have claimed 21 lives so far, according to the authorities. Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Management, BNPB, said the affected areas were the port city of Makassar and the districts of  Gowa, Takalar,...

Former DAP assemblyman charged with making false claims

SHAH ALAM: Former DAP assemblyman Loh Chee Heng was charged in the Sessions Court here today with two counts of making false claims, involving RM33,380, four years ago. Loh, who was then Telok Datok  (now known as Banting) assemblyman, however, pleaded...

Najib campaigns in Camerons at ‘people’s request’ 

KUALA LIPIS: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today he was campaigning in the Cameron Highlands parliamentary by-election at the request of the local community. Najib, 65, who went on a walkabout at the morning market at Felda Sungai Koyan...

Sultan of Pahang is 16th Agong — Daulat Tuanku!

The Timbalan yang DiPertua Agong is Sultan of Perak KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Pahang, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al Musta'in Billah, is the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, it was announced today. The Sultan of Perak,...

Dr Mahathir launches mySalam scheme for B40

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today launched the mySalam B40 National Protection Scheme that will provide takaful protection for the bottom  40 per cent household income group (B40) who received the People’s Living Aid (BSHR). The scheme is aimed at helping...

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