Don’t hesitate to take action against discrimination of palm oil: Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Malaysia and other palm oil-producing nations must not stay silent nor hesitate to take countermeasures if importing countries choose to impose discriminatory trade barriers, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “If there is any evidence that such discriminatory trade practices are in violation of…

Nepali Prime Minister Inaugurates China Funded Hydro Project In Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 19 (NNN-NEPALNEWS) – Nepal’s Prime Minister, KP Sharma Oli, inaugurated a China-funded 60 MW Hydro-power Project, which had started producing electricity recently. Upper Trishuli 3A Hydro-power Project, developed by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the state-owned power production and utility body, and constructed by China Gezhouba Group Company, is…

DPRK Not Interested In Summit With U.S. That Brings Nothing To Pyongyang

PYONGYANG, Nov 19 (NNN-KCNA) – An official of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), said, Pyongyang was no longer interested in another DPRK-U.S. summit, that “brings nothing” to his country. In a statement, Kim Kye Gwan, adviser to the DPRK’s Foreign Ministry, said, he learned that, U.S. President, Donald…

Mahathir in good health, just a slight nose bleed – PMO

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad suffered a slight nose bleed today during a press conference but is reportedly in good health. News that he was rushed for medical attention is not true, said a message which the Prime Minister’s Office shared with the media. “He resumed…

Yemeni Houthis Will Release Seized Ship If It Belongs To South Korea

SANAA, Nov 19 (NNN-SABA) – Yemen’s Houthi rebels said, they will release captured vessel, if it belongs to South Korea, but after legal procedures. “Our forces are inspecting the seized ship, to make sure it belongs to the countries of aggression (Saudi-led coalition) or to South Korea … we will…

Iraqi PM Discusses Cooperation With UN, U.S. Delegation

BAGHDAD, Nov 19 (NNN-NINA) – Iraqi Prime Minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, held two meetings with the United Nations top envoy to Iraq and the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, discussing cooperation between Iraq, the international organisation and the United States. A statement by his media office said, Abdul Mahdi discussed with…

UAE’s Mohamed Bin Zayed, Bangladesh PM Explore Prospects For Joint Cooperation

ABU DHABI, Nov 18 (NNN-WAM) – Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces, met Sheikh Hasina Wazed, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, on the sidelines of the 16th Dubai Airshow, where they discussed ways to bolster friendship and…

China-Laos Railway Tunnel Completed, 43 Days Ahead Of Schedule

VIENTIANE, Nov 18 (NNN-KPL) – A Key tunnel of China-Laos railway, has been drilled through by China Railway No. 8 Engineering Group (CREC-8), near the ancient Lao capital of Luang Prabang, some 220 km north of the capital, Vientiane. With the roar of the excavator, the last piece of rock…

Enough checks and balances in place to ensure no more 1MDB, says Kadir Jasin

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The government is putting in place enough checks and balances as well as reforms to ensure that there will be no repeat of a “1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)”, said Datuk A. Kadir Jasin, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Media and Communications. He said…

Trial of former M’sian DPM Ahmad Zahid starts

KUALA LUMPUR: File photo of Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (centre). The court on Monday, Nov 18, dismissed Zahid Hamidi’s application to challenge the constitutionality of MACC Act, Anti-Money Laundering Act 2001 under which he is facing charges for misappropriating millions of ringgit of Yayasan Akalbudi funds. KUALA LUMPUR,…
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