Perak man infected with Zika
PUTRAJAYA: A man in Perak has been infected with Zika, a viral disease transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. There has been no reported case for two years.
All eyes on India’s HDFC Bank
SINGAPORE: All around HDFC Bank Ltd, India’s biggest lender by market value, the news seems to be bad and getting worse: economic growth is slowing, loan losses are rising and shadow banks are mired in crisis.
Thai govt wants WiFi data
BANGKOK: The Thai government has requested all coffee shops, including small mom-and-pop operators, to keep traffic data of customers using their WiFi for 90 days and...
US stocks fall as market eyes trade talks
NEW YORK, Oct 7 — Wall Street stocks dropped early today ahead of closely-watched US-China trade talks, while investors began to look ahead to the third-quarter corporate earnings season.
WTO trade threats sink European stocks
FRANKFURT, Oct 3 ― European stock markets dived almost 3 per cent to log their worst day since last December yesterday as the threat of a transatlantic trade war and dismal economic data added to fe...
Water cuts plague Johor, Melaka folk
SIMPANG RENGGAM (Sept 30): Despite two days of rainfall in Simpang Renggam in Johor, water levels of Sungai Benut has failed to rise, causing fears of a water shortage to be realised.
Nearly 100 turn up for Sabah Climate Strike
Adrian addressing the crowd. -Photo courtesy of Beverly Joeman
KOTA KINABALU: Close to 100 people gathered at The Pillars of Sabah around 3 pm yesterday to push the government into addressing the cur...