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Honda Malaysia appoints Ishiyama new MD, CEO

Kuala Lumpur: Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd has appointed Toichi Ishiyama as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer , taking over from Katsuto Hayashi, effective Nov 1. "Ishiyama is currently the President and CEO of Honda Atlas Cars Ltd," Honda Malaysia said in a statement Thursday. It said aside from from Pakistan, Ishiyama had held various roles in Japan, US, Thailand and China.

Airfare to Malaysia falls to $390 round-trip from LAX on United

You can fly to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for $390 round-trip from LAX on United. Fares to Asia just keep getting lower.

Malaysia sure of a final slot

Kuala Lumpur: Two Malaysian players will face off in the men's singles semi-finals Friday to assure the country of a final slot in the 2017 Malaysian Open Squash Championships at the National Squash Centre in Bukit Jalil. In the quarter-finals, national junior champion, Ivan Yuen subdued compatriot Sanjay Singh Chal in straight sets, 12-10, 11-5, 11-3 at Nicol David Arena.

PBS: No plans to turn Malaysia into an Islamic country

PETALING JAYA: Parti Bersatu Sabah has rubbished claims that Barisan Nasional had an agenda to turn Malaysia into an Islamic country. He was responding to a statement by Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki on Oct 13 that Barisan would not shirk in its responsibility to turn Malaysia into an Islamic state.

MH17 investigators appeal for information about Buk photo

This photo from an anonymous source provided by the Dutch Public Prosecution's Office and Joint Criminal Investigation Team , shows a Buk-Telar missile launching system probably taken on July 17, 2014, in the town of Makeevka, Ukraine. The JIT presumes that the picture contains the BUK-Telar which is responsible for downing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

MACC arrests Shafie Apdal

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has been arrested over a probe into the alleged skimming of RM1.5bil meant for rural development projects. Shafie was detained at 9pm Thursday by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission after five hours of questioning.

Malaysia in talks with US firm Ocean Infinity to resume MH370 search

FILE PHOTO: A woman leaves a message of support and hope for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in central Kuala Lumpur March 16, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File photo KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is negotiating with US-based seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity to resume the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Evidence presented in Kim's killing hasn't ruffled defense

In this file picture taken Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, show Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, escorted by police as she leaves a laboratory in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Evidence are stacking up against two women charged with murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, with the banned VX nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong Nam found on their clothing and security video of the assassination presented in the first two weeks of their trial.

Surge in Malaysia's Islamic State-linked arrests; official explains anti-terror strategy

KUALA LUMPUR: With the number of Islamic State-linked arrests in Malaysia this year already 20 times higher than what it was in 2013, the country has relied on building up its human intelligence base as well as monitoring online communications to crackdown militants. Malaysia arrested only four Islamic State-linked militants in 2013 but that number jumped to 59 the following year, with 109 arrested in 2016 , according to the head of the national police's counter-terrorism division, Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay.

144 Flood Victims In Kota Belud Evacuated To Tun Said Community Hall

A total of 144 people from 50 families in Kota Belud were evacuated to a flood relief centre at the Tun Said Community Hall after their homes were flooded following continuous rain over the last few days. The Sabah Malaysian Civil Defence Force , in a statement today said 67 of the evacuees were adults and the rest were children.

Police dismiss video of fight in Tambun

IPOH: Police said on Wednesday night that there had been no fight between Malays and Chinese in Tambun as claimed by netizens in regard to a video that went viral on social media, which showed a man with a severed hand. Commenting on another video about a fight at Ipoh Garden, he said police did receive two reports, from two women.

Malaysian billionaire Yeoh Tiong Lay dies aged 87: Reports

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian billionaire and the founder of YTL Corporation Yeoh Tiong Lay has passed away at age 87, according to local media reports on Wednesday . He founded YTL in 1955 as a small construction company.

Flying from Auckland to Kuala Lumpur with Malaysian Airlines

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Malaysian Sultan and Duchess of Cornwall open new building

A MALAYSIAN Sultan has today opened an Oxford building named after himself with a little help from the Duchess of Cornwall. His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak cut the ribbon on the A 7.3m new Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre at Worcester College this morning.

Malaysia Airlines outgoing CEO says Ryanair needs his help

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Liow: Bellew's departure won't affect Malaysia Airlines' recovery

KUALA LUMPUR: The sudden resignation of Peter Bellew from Malaysia Airlines Berhad will not affect the company's road to recovery, said Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. The Transport Minister said that efforts to put Malaysia Airlines back to profitability will go ahead despite Bellew's resignation.

Anifah Leads Malaysia's Delegation To D-8 Council Of Ministers' 17th Session

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 -- Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman will lead Malaysia's delegation to the 17th Session of the D-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation Council of Ministers in Istanbul on Oct 19. The Foreign Ministry in a statement today said Anifah would be accompanied by senior officials from the ministry. It said the Ministerial meeting would preceded by the 39th Session of the D-8 Commission on Oct 17 and 18 and would be followed with the 9th D-8 Summit.

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