A woman was jailed for stealing milk powder from supermarkets. A 37-year-old woman who stole tins of milk powder worth almost $5,700 has been jailed for four months. According to media reports, housewife Noris Ithnin stole the 80 tins of milk powder from supermarkets in the westeRead more »
PUTRAJAYA, March 30 — Malaysians should change their mindset when it comes to buying properties at a young age that results in a huge long-term debt, Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Johari Abdul...
Shares related to Fosun Group, one of China's biggest private companies and owner of Club Med, slumped Thursday after a turbulent week in which it announced a profit surge but also the resignation of its CEO and co-founder. Shanghai-based Fosun said on Tuesday that CEO Liang Xinjun had resigned
Lloyds of London has confirmed it will be setting up a new European insurance company to be located in Brussels after Brexit.
By Elias Glenn BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the European Union need to show joint leadership on climate change and cannot expect the "same leadership" from the new administration in the United States, European climate commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said in Beijing on Thursday. Canete,
Despite recent strains in US-Mexican ties, US expatriates say they won't let President Donald Trump's tough talk of border walls and "bad hombres" stop them from chasing their Mexican dream. Gerber is one of some 10,000 Americans who live in San Miguel de Allende for at least part
The debate surrounding US President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown has focused almost entirely on the Latino community, leaving other groups affected -- notably Asians -- largely out of the discourse, experts say. Of the estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States, some
Donald Trump has previously called climate change a hoax created by the Chinese. In an editorial highly critical of Trump’s retreat on environmental regulation, the Global Times made it clear Beijing was uncomfortable taking over leadership of the fight against climate change and could not fill the
HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock markets fell Thursday, led by a slide in Chinese shares as investors' concerns about liquidity intensified.
At least 13 people were killed, and two injured, when a Texas church bus carrying senior citizens collided head-on with another vehicle on Wednesday, the church and a Texas state trooper said. The bus had 14 people aboard when it collided with a pickup truck carrying one person, about 80 miles (130
Nine leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 democracy protests appeared in court on Thursday after their surprise summons, charged with inciting the street occupation that paralysed parts of the city for months in what some expect to be a long legal battle. The protest leaders, including the "Occupy Central
Samsung has a lot riding on the S8. Its marketing in the run-up to the S8 has boasted about reinventing the smartphone - taking it away from the boxy designs we’ve become used to, and their compromises. At a media event just before the S8’s launch, Samsung’s Rory O’Neill said mobile phones had been
British diplomats pride themselves on retaining their sang froid even at the most historic of moments, and so it was with Sir Tim Barrow, Britain’s permanent representative to the European Union, when he left his office on Wednesday morning. As the Prime Minister’s official messenger, Sir Tim was careful
Notice of Britain’s intended departure from the European Union this week was symbolic. As before in history, they are turning their backs on another grandiose attempt to meld Europe into a single political space. Europe’s political geography has changed.
Cyberbullying is often associated with teenagers and schools, but it’s a growing problem in workplaces too. Technology has dramatically changed the way we work, allowing people to work remotely and connecting colleagues around the world. “My colleagues would be emailing or texting each other while
Livingstone will present five witness statements from Jewish Labour party members in his defence. Ken Livingstone will appear before Labour’s most senior body on Thursday, which will rule on whether he will be expelled from the party for comments he made linking Adolf Hitler to support for Zionism.
The deed is done – Brexit is underway. With the formal triggering of Article 50, Europe’s leaders barely have time to heave a collective sigh of relief before they steel themselves for the complex and fractious negotiations ahead.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has spared accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers the axe despite the biggest mix-up in Oscars history. The company took responsibility after the wrong movie was announced as best picture at the February 26 ceremony, blaming two of its staff for the embarrassing
KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — A PAS leader today blamed Umno for Barisan Nasional’s (BN) decision to not take over the tabling of the Islamist party’s private member’s Bill seeking harsher...
A federal judge in Hawaii indefinitely extended on Wednesday an order blocking enforcement of President Donald Trump's revised ban on travel to the United States from six predominantly Muslim countries. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson turned an earlier temporary restraining order into a preliminary
By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp's shareholders on Thursday approved a proposal to split off the Japanese company's prized NAND flash memory unit, paving the way for a sale of a majority stake or even all of the business. In the wake of mounting losses at its U.S. nuclear arm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power.
A senior Tibetan lama at the centre of a long-running row over one of Buddhism's most important titles has abandoned the monkhood altogether after marrying a childhood friend in India, his office said Thursday. Thaye Dorje, 33, has claimed since childhood to be the reincarnation of the Karmapa Lama
Walk into Brett Vapnik's medicinal marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles and the pungent aroma of pot is good and strong. For now Vapnik, who also has a small pot garden in his store, just sells marijuana for medicinal purposes: from the plant itself, with varying degrees of potency, to beauty products
Cambodia's exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy was sentenced in absentia on Thursday to an additional 20 months in prison for defamation, on top of a previous five-year term. Opponents of Prime Minister Hun Sen accuse him of using defamation cases and other tactics to marginalise rivals ahead
SpaceX is poised to launch its first recycled rocket on Thursday, using a booster that sent food and supplies to the astronauts living at the International Space Station in April. The goal of the launch, scheduled for 6:27 pm (2227 GMT) from Cape Canaveral, Florida, is to send a communications satellite