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Moody's cuts British credit outlook after Brexit vote

By AFP - Saturday, 25 June 2016.

WASHINGTON: Moody’s cut Britain’s credit rating outlook to “negative” Friday, saying the vote to pull out of the European Union could hurt its economic prospects.


Govt will continue to uphold people's welfare despite criticism

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 20:24

PUTRAJAYA: The government has always placed the people's welfare and interests as priorities despite being critised and defamed by naysayers.

Health Ministry mulls asking Jakim for fatwa on vaccinations

By Audrey Dermawan - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:39

BALIK PULAU: The Health Ministry will discuss with the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) on the possibility of coming out with a new fatwa (edict) to make immunisation and vaccinations mandatory among Muslims.

British press divided over 'earthquake' EU vote

By AFP - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 09:36

LONDON: Reflecting the divided nature of the country, Britain’s newspapers were Saturday polarised over the “Brexit earthquake“, some calling it the “birth of a new Britain,” others asking “what the hell happens now?”

Five questions for Britain and Europe after Brexit vote

By Reuters - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 23:58

BRUSSELS: Britons voted in a referendum on Thursday to leave the European Union. Following are answers to key questions on what will happen next in Britain’s relations with the bloc:

Potential MH370 debris found on island off African coast

By AP - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 23:04

CANBERRA: Aircraft wreckage potentially from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been found on an island off the east African coast, an Australian official said Friday.

Brexit: what it could mean for Britons

By AFP - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 23:00

LONDON: Whether they live at home or abroad, here are some of the consequences facing British nationals once Britain leaves the European Union following the shock referendum result.

Muhyiddin sacking: Ismail Mohamed now Pagoh Umno acting division chief

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 22:51

JOHOR BARU: The Umno Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has led to his deputy at the Pagoh Umno division to automatically assume the role as acting division chief.

Reactions: Malaysian perspectives to Britain's exit from the EU

By NST ONLINE - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:55

Below are reactions from a Malaysian perspective to the outcome of the referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union:

Excerpts of Umno president Najib Razak's press conference at Supreme Council Meeting

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 20:56

Below are excerpts of the press conference by Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak, following the Umno Supreme Coucil meeting today:

Selangor Umno Youth backs call to end financial support for Perdana Leadership Foundation

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 19:06

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Umno Youth has supported the call for the Federal government to stop channeling financial assistance to the Perdana Leadership Foundation.

Najib: Britain's Euro exit won't have major impact on Malaysian economy

By KOI KYE LEE - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 19:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Britain’s decision to exit the European Union (EU) bloc will not have a major impact on the Malaysian economy.

Scotland's future is in EU, minister says as Brexit looms

By Reuters - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 18:26

EDINBURGH: Scotland sees its future in the European Union despite Britain’s vote to leave, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday, raising the spectre of a new Scottish independence vote and the possible dissolution of the United Kingdom.

Brexit: Msia's trade will not be significantly affected, says Ong Ka Chuan

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 16:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s trade will not be significantly affected by the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU), says Second International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan.

Brexit: British PM Cameron to quit by October [VIDEO]

By Reuters - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 15:39

LONDON: David Cameron said he would resign as Prime Minister by October after Britons ignored his pleas to stay in the European Union and voted in a referendum to leave.

PM Najib urges Muslims to make good use of Ramadan

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 15:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak urged Muslims to take advantage of the fasting month of Ramadan by engaging in good practices and ending disputes among themselves.

More Malaysian parents to reject vaccinations for their kids this year

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 13:57

GEORGE TOWN: The number of parents refusing vaccinations for their children is expected to increase this year.

Britain votes to break with EU: national media

By AFP - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 12:23

LONDON: Britain has voted to break out of the European Union, national media declared Friday, striking a thunderous blow against the bloc and spreading alarm through markets as sterling plummeted to a 31-year low against the dollar.

Pound collapses to lowest since 1985 on Brexit shock: Bloomberg

By AFP - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 11:50

TOKYO: The pound collapsed to its lowest level since 1985 as the unit takes a beating on fears that Britain will vote to leave the European Union, in what critics warned would be a hammer blow to financial markets.

"Leave" scents victory as EU vote divides Britain

By Reuters - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 11:18

LONDON: Supporters of leaving the European Union seized the lead on Friday in the vote count from Britain's bitterly contested referendum, setting sterling on track for its biggest ever fall on world markets.

Customs Dept to nab online traders

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: The Customs Department will be going after traders selling firecrackers online.

Experts blast anti-vaccinists

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Medical experts have lambasted the anti-vaccine movement, blaming it for the resurgence of diphtheria, a disease which had “virtually disappeared in Malaysia”.

22 victims of capsized boat in Kota Belud rescued [VIDEO]

By Kristy Inus - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 10:35

KOTA KINABALU: All 22 people who went missing in Kota Belud waters have been rescued near Tanjung Dudar at 8.30am today.

Showdown talks soon between MAHB, MOT and AirAsia

By BILQIS BAHARI - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 09:58

SEPANG: Showdown talks are expected to be held soon between Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), the Transport Ministry and AirAsia Bhd over the issue of Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2).

Pound plunges as first results show strong Brexit vote

By AFP - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 09:00

HONG KONG: The pound plunged on Friday morning and stock traders moved nervously as early results from Britain’s knife-edge EU referendum gave surprisingly strong wins for those wanting to leave the bloc.

Search on for missing boat with 24 people in Kota Belud

By Roy Goh - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 08:45

KOTA KINABALU: The search is on for a boat that went missing with 24 people on board after it sprung a leak off Kota Belud last night.

Brexit vote: Leave ahead with 53.7 pct after first 10 counting areas

By Reuters - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 08:31

LONDON: After the first 10 counting areas to declare, 53.7 percent of Britons had voted to leave the European Union at a membership referendum on Thursday, according to Press Association data.

Police name Sri Sanjeevan as among two detained for involvement in extortion case

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 00:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MYWATCH), chairman Datuk R. Sri Sanjeevan was among two men detained for criminal intimidation and extortion at the Nilai Toll area, Negeri Sembilan yesterday.

Britain decides: The latest events on the EU referendum as they unfold

By AP - Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 16:20

LONDON: The latest on Britain's referendum on whether to leave the European Union (all times local):

Polls open in historic British vote on EU [VIDEO]

By AFP - Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 14:59

LONDON: Millions of Britons began voting Thursday in a bitterly-fought, knife-edge referendum that could tear up the island nation's EU membership and spark the greatest emergency of the bloc's 60-year history.

I had tried to step down three times before, says MACC's Abu Kassim

By Azura Abas - Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 13:24

PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed says he is stepping down from his role as Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner on his own accord, not due to any pressure to do so.