Tag Archives: Malaysia

May 26

More funds needed to hit tourist arrival targets, says Tourism Malaysia

Tourism Malaysia director-general Musa Yusof says Malaysia must match the efforts of regional countries in promoting tourism. – pic from http://www.matta.org.my, May 26, 2019. TOURISM Malaysia needs enough funds for advertising and promotion (A&P), air connectivity and media coverage, if the agency is to regain its footing after continuously missing arrival targets, reports The Edge […]

May 10

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad, 92, to be sworn in as world’s oldest elected leader

Mahathir Mohamad is to become the world’s oldest elected leader at 92, after a shock victory in Malaysia’s bitterly fought election. The BBC reports: He will be sworn in at 21:30 local time (13:30 GMT), according to the state news agency, Bernama. The former PM came out of retirement and defected to the opposition to […]

May 26

More debris found with possible MH370 link: Australia

Three new pieces of debris have been found in Mauritius and in Mozambique that could be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia’s transport minister said Thursday.   The fate of the passenger jet, which is presumed to have crashed at sea after disappearing en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers […]

March 24

The top 15 economies winning in global trade, Malaysia included

Crude oil, computers, cars and copper.  There may be 25 other letters in the alphabet but not many commodities and goods more important than these C-words in the high-stakes balancing act that is world trade. On the winning side are 36 economies expected to see surpluses in their current accounts, the broadest measure of trade in […]