Facebook’s role in the opioid crisis could become another scandal following yesterday’s release of harrowing new statistics from the Center for Disease Control. It estimated there were nearly 30,000 synthetic opioid overdose deaths in the US in 2017, up from roughly 20,000 the year before. When recreational drugs like Xanax and OxyContin are adulterated with […]
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): Malaysia cut its full-year growth forecast and reported much slower second-quarter expansion on Friday, as the country reviews mega projects and tackles a massive debt left by the previous government.
Weaker growth figures were expected, analysts say, due to global uncertainties and questions raised by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's stunning election win in May that ended six-decade-long single party rule in Southeast Asia's third-largest economy.
HANGZHOU (Aug 17): While the Malaysian public is listening to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s speech about the first 100 days after the Pakatan Harapan coalition formed the new government, the Prime Minister has touched down at Hangzhou, shortly before 9pm today to kick off his five-day official visit to China.
Governor of the Zhejiang province Yuan Jiaju, together with Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian, were at the airport to welcome Dr Mahathir, besides Malaysia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saiffuddin Abdullah and the Malaysian Ambassador to China, Zainuddin Yahya.