KUALA LUMPUR: Umno supports in pinciple the proposal to introduce the Political Donations and Expenditure Act to improve political integrity and funding, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix).
Najib, who is also Umno president, said it was nothing new and had been suggested by Umno and Barisan Nasional (BN) even before the 13th General Election to create
JERUSALEM: World leaders bid farewell to Israeli elder statesman and Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres at his funeral in Jerusalem Friday, with US President Barack Obama hailing him as a giant of the 20th century.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was among the mourners at the city's Mount Herzl national cemetery and was seated in the front row, reportedly at the request of Pere
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today in line with falling oil prices amid market scepticism over the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) agreement to cut oil output.
At 6pm, the ringgit was quoted at 4.1320/1390 against the greenback from 4.1220/1270 yesterday.
A dealer said uncertainty in oil prices continued as the market que
WASHINGTON: A 38-year-old US man may have been infected with Zika virus through the tears or sweat of his dying father, researchers said, in what would be the first documented case of such transmission if confirmed.
The man in the western state of Utah became ill after helping to take care of his 73-year-old father, who was hospitalised in June with Zika after being infected duri
SINGAPORE: A Chinese tour guide who swindled an elderly Singaporean widow out of millions has been handed an eight-year prison term in a highly-charged case that has fanned anti-immigrant sentiment in Singapore.
Yang Yin, 42, "abused a position of trust", the court judge said Friday, after he became close to 89-year-old Chung Khin Chun, a wealthy widow who suffers from dementia,
KUANTAN: Siti Suhaiza who lost her husband and daughter in the go-kart tragedy here on Sunday wants the authorities to take action against the organiser of the Educational Innovation Motosports Automotive Race 2016 (EIMARace).
BEIJING: A year before a Communist Party conclave that could decide who will eventually replace him as China's next leader, President Xi Jinping is manoeuvring to reduce the power of a rival political bloc while seeking to get members of his own faction onto the country's top ruling body, according to three sources with ties to the leadership.
BRASILIA: Brazil's top prosecutor's office complained on Thursday that Panama had failed to deliver banking information requested over a year ago in the massive corruption investigation surrounding state-controlled oil company PetrÃ³leo Brasileiro SA.
Brazilian prosecutors suspect financial institutions were used to move offshore millions of dollars in graft money from the scheme