Malaysia’s foreign policy gets thumbs up

By Nur Ashikin Abdul Aziz KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Experts lauded the Foreign Policy Framework of the New Malaysia launched Wednesday, describing it as a human-centric document that captures the current administration’s approach to foreign policy and a pro-active move in the ever-changing world of geopolitics.  Themed ‘Change in Continuity’,…

Finnish-Russian co, Zyfra to invest in Malaysia’s 4.0 industry

By Siti Noor Afera Abu KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Finnish-Russian technology company, ZYFRA is looking to invest RM2.1 million to provide solutions to local companies embarking in the 4.0 industry. Managing director Pavel Rastopshin said the fourth industrial or 4.0 technologies have the potential to become one of the pillars in Russia-Malaysia bilateral…

Strong Chinese, Indian Demand To Hold Up Global Palm Oil Prices: Analysis

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Fitch Solutions Macro Research today (Wednesday), forecast China’s and India’s import demand to remain strong over the coming months, which will continue to support global palm oil prices. The research house said that, it maintained its forecast for palm oil price to average 2,150…

ASEAN needs to deal with root physical, political cause of forest fire, haze — Don

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 16 (NNN-BERNAMA) – A real way to minimise the risk of worsening transboundary haze in the ASEAN region is to deal with the root physical and political causes of fires and haze. University Malaya’s Department of International and Strategic Studies senior lecturer Dr Helena Varkkey said ASEAN’s…

Marriott International sees huge untapped potential in Malaysia’s tourism industry

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 16 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Marriott International, the United States-based multinational diversified hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities, sees a huge untapped potential in Malaysia’s tourism industry as more investors are relocating their businesses to the ASEAN region, including Malaysia.…

‘Longest Non-Stop Live National Telecast In Various Languages’ beginning 7 am

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 16 (NNN -BERNAMA) – “The Longest Non-Stop Live National Telecast In Various Languages” produced by the National News Agency (Bernama) will provide numerous programmes and useful information in conjunction with Malaysia Day beginning at 7 am today. The 24-hour non-stop live telecast until 9 am tomorrow morning…

Dr Mahathir arrives in Kuching to attend 2019 Malaysia Day celebration

KUCHING, Sept 16 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali arrived at the Kuching International Airport to attend the 2019 Malaysia Day celebration here, today. The aircraft carrying the prime minister and his wife from Kuala Lumpur landed at 10.20…

Adequate mechanism to counter provocations in the country

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (NNN-BERNAMA) – The country has various mechanisms to control the spread of provocative information or terrorism, said a media and information lecturer. Senior lecturer at the Centre for Media and Information Warfare Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UITM), Dr Noor Nirwandy Mat Noordin said existing laws such…

Never let harmonious relations threatened by racial polarisation

Lee Lam Thye. Photo courteys of Bernama KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Malaysians should never allow the harmonious relations among the various races to be threatened by racial polarisation which remains a serious issue in the country. In stating this, Malaysia Unity Foundation trustee, Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye…

Sept 16 meaningful day for Sarawak

KUCHING, Sept 15 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Sept 16, 1963 is a very important day for the people of Sarawak as it was the day that the state, together with Malaya, Sabah and Singapore formed a country called Malaysia, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He noted that Malaysia…
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