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Central Japan International Airport to Nagoya City Railway Express Ticket Discount

We went to Nagoya Japan for the first time in January so let us share our travel experiences for everyone. We flew from Kuala Lumpur to Nagoya Japan with Thai Airways (not sponsored by them) via Bangkok as it was a pretty good deal. Once we reached Central Japan International Airport in Nagoya, we went to collect the Nagoya City Railway Express ticket. ( = || []).push({}); For this trip, we booked our travel WIFI and also the Nagoya City Rail...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Headline, Bangkok, Klook, Ana, Osaka, Nagoya Japan, Nagoya, Haneda, Icoca, Thai Airways, Nagoya City


Mahathir says Chinese contractor will help run new rail link

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says a Chinese company building a rail link across peninsula Malaysia will jointly help to manage, operate and maintain the network that will help reduce the country's financial burden.
Tags: Finance, Article, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Associated Press, FBN, Mahathir, Mahathir Mohamad, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/industries/industrials, Fox-business/features, 31b1f6f2-7779-59f6-a671-21032c830c6a


New Tourist Attraction in Kuala Lumpur - Kwai Chai Hong

There is a new tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur called Kwai Chai Hong, and it is found around Petaling Street or Chinatown in KL. For those of you who love heritage and street art, this is one of the highly recommended places to visit.  First of all, what is Kwai Chai Hong? Well, it is a little complicated to make a direct translation, but in English, it would simply be called Prankster Lane.This would be the most simplified and suitable name for this beautiful heritage place, but I have ...
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Malaysia revives China-backed rail link, cost cut by a third

Malaysia's government says it has decided to resume a China-backed rail link project, after the Chinese contractor agreed to cut construction cost by one-third.
Tags: Finance, China, Article, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/industries/industrials, Fox-business/features, 305978f8-feb3-5d44-ab2d-9714f53cc622


Malaysia decides to resume a Chinese-backed rail link project after China agreed to cut construction cost by one-third

Malaysia decides to resume a Chinese-backed rail link project after China agreed to cut construction cost by one-third.
Tags: Finance, China, Article, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Ec95ac57-d7fa-543c-b3e8-550dfe48587d


AirAsia Fly to Melaka From Penang Daily from RM 12 One Way

After years of waiting, finally AirAsia will start flying from Melaka Airport. AirAsia spreads its wings to the historical state of Melaka with new daily direct flights from Penang starting 1 July 2019. ( = || []).push({}); This is a very smart move as it is really painful to travel from Penang to Melaka (or vice versa). Conventionally, it will take up to 5 hours by car from Melaka to Penang passing by Kuala Lumpur (and the traffic jam). It ...
Tags: Travel, Unesco, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Malaysia Airlines, Airlines, Kathmandu, Headline, Airasia, Melaka, Penang, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Chiang Mai, Nyonya


Asian football chief’s new term triggers complaints from campaigners

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Asia’s football chief and FIFA’s second-in-command Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa received a fresh, four-year term on Saturday, drawing criticism from campaigners who said regional soccer was in “crisis” over... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Asia, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Kuala Lumpur, Afp, Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa


‘Asian football crisis’ as controversial chief gets new term

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Asia’s football chief and FIFA’s second-in-command Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa received a fresh, four-year term on Saturday, triggering complaints from campaigners who said regional soccer was in “crisis” over... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Asia, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Kuala Lumpur, Afp, Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa


Asian football chief skips re-election over mother’s death

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Asia’s football chief and FIFA’s second-in-command Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa skipped his re-election to a fresh four year term on Saturday after the death of his mother. The Bahraini... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Asia, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Kuala Lumpur, Afp, Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa


Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak goes on trial over 1MDB scandal

Former prime minister accused over role in looting of $4.5bn sovereign wealth fundMalaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak stood in the dock in Kuala Lumpur as he was accused over his role in a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal that brought down his government and triggered an international outcry.Ten years to the day after he was sworn in as prime minister, the 65-year-old denied all charges on Wednesday at the first of several trials over his alleged involvement in the looting of sove...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Najib Razak, 1MDB, Mahathir Mohamad


Malaysian ex-PM Najib arrives in court for graft trial

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived in court for the start of his corruption trial on charges of multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund.
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Malaysia to sell 1MDB-linked superyacht for $126 mln

Malaysia will sell a superyacht allegedly bought with stolen funds from state fund 1MDB to casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd for $126 million, in the first major asset sale by Kuala Lumpur to recover billions lost from the fund.
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Malaysia to sell 1MDB-linked superyacht for $126 million

Malaysia will sell a superyacht allegedly bought with stolen funds from state fund 1MDB to casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd for $126 million, in the first major asset sale by Kuala Lumpur to recover billions lost from the fund.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Genting Malaysia Bhd


Murder charge dropped for suspect in killing of Kim Jong Un’s half brother

By EILEEN NG SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — Two years after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother was killed, a Malaysian court on Monday dropped the murder charge against the only suspect still in custody, and she pleaded guilty to a lesser offense and is expected to be released soon. The move to reduce the charge against the Vietnamese woman, Doan Thi Huong, came three weeks after an even more stunning development in the case, when prosecutors unexpectedly dropped the murder charge against Huo...
Tags: News, Indonesia, North Korea, Uncategorized, Sport, World news, Soccer, Malaysia, Kim Jong Un, Kuala Lumpur, Kim, Vietnam, Huong, Aisyah, Kim Jong Nam, Doan Thi Huong


No-one sought justice for Kim Jong Nam: analysts

The spectacular assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother -- smeared in the face with a banned nerve agent -- made headlines around the world but two years later its organisers have escaped accountability, analysts say. Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge Monday against the Vietnamese woman who was the only remaining suspect in the 2017 killing of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur's international airport. Several North Koreans are believed to have been involved in the murder...
Tags: News, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Kim Jong Nam


Murder at the airport: the brazen attack on Kim Jong Nam

Early on a February morning two years ago, a balding man in a gray suit entered Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport, glanced up at the departures board and walked to check in for his flight to Macau. A few steps away from a Starbucks cafe and a Puffy Buffy Malaysian food stall, a woman stood in front of Kim Jong Nam, estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, to distract him. Carrying a backpack containing $100,000 and four North Korean passports, Kim Jong Nam had been traveling under his pse...
Tags: News, North Korea, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Starbucks, Macau, Kim Jong Nam, Kim Chol


How North Korea got away with the assassination of Kim Jong-nam

No one from the regime will stand trial over the death of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, leading to fears it will act againThe morning of 13 February 2017 was like any other at Kuala Lumpur’s hectic international airport terminal so it would have been easy to miss a lone North Korean man, clad in a blue polo shirt and jeans, heading to check into his flight to Macau.As he ambled past a column, a backpack slung over one shoulder, a woman approached him and wiped an oily substance on his face before ...
Tags: Indonesia, North Korea, World news, Asia Pacific, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Kim Jong-un, Cctv, Vietnam, Macau, Kim Jong


Vietnamese suspect in airport murder escapes death penalty after Malaysia reduces charge

Doan Thi Huong, 30, was offered an alternative charge of causing harm, which she pleaded guilty to. Huong and an Indonesian woman, Siti Aisyah, were charged with killing Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with VX poison, a lethal chemical weapon, at Kuala Lumpur's main airport in February 2017. Siti Aisyah walked free last month after prosecutors dropped the charge against her.
Tags: News, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Huong, Kim Jong Nam, Doan Thi Huong, Siti Aisyah


Vietnamese defendant in Kim Jong Nam trial may walk free next month after plea deal

A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating Kim Jong-un’s half-brother pled guilty to a lesser charge on Monday and may now be freed in early May.  Doan Thi Huong, 29, had been facing the death penalty after being charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, 45, who died in February 2017 after the Vietnamese woman and an accomplice allegedly smeared toxic VX agent on his face at Kuala Lumpur airport.  Her high-profile trial in a Malaysian court ended abruptly on Monday after prosecutors offered to r...
Tags: News, North Korea, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Kim, Vietnam, Pyongyang, Kim Jong, Doan, Kim Jong Nam, Doan Thi Huong, Siti Aisyah, Azmi Ariffin, Ms Doan, Shizuo Kambayashi AP Hisyam Teh Poh Teik, Le Quy Qunyh


Yoodo Gank – PUBG e-sports team under Team Yoodo

This is something new you probably interested to read. Yoodo, Malaysia’s first truly customisable digital mobile service is adding another notch to its growing list of “firsts” by signing on the champions of the recent Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) MOBILE National Championships (PMNC). ( = || []).push({}); The move into e-sports started with Yoodo becoming the first Official Digital Telco for the immensely popular PMNC, by partnering...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Headline, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, RHB, Tech / Gadgets, PUBG, Yoodo, Yoodo Malaysia, Yoodo Gank, PMNC Yoodo, Gank Asia, Aiman Amirul Bin Mohd Said ManParang


Top Getaways in Western Australia for You and Your Girlfriends

Pack your bags, get your girls and forget the guys Sometimes, all you need to do to escape from your daily routine is to meet up with your girlfriends and head to a beautiful destination, because no one knows you quite like your girls do (#squadgoals). It doesn’t matter if you prefer sandy beaches or vibrant cities because these locations in Western Australia make for a perfect all-girls trip that’s fit for every personality. Plus, the capital of Western Australia, Perth, is only a 5.5-hour ...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Kuala Lumpur, New Zealand, Perth, Western Australia, Travel Guides, Getaways, Walpole, Margaret, Rottnest, Mandurah, Fremantle, Margaret River, Freo, Kings Park


Dewakan is the first Malaysian restaurant listed in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant

For the first time ever, a Malaysian restaurant is listed in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant since it is launched in 2013. Dewakan is a popular fine dining restaurant in Kuala Lumpur and listed as the Top 46 in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant. The restaurant is also awarded as The Best Restaurant in Malaysia. Dewakan has been around for years and most established food bloggers had reviewed the restaurant (except us as we were busy chasing our travel dreams). Dewakan is a name of two Malay words, “de...
Tags: Travel, Food, Asia, Singapore, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Headline, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Malaysia - Food, Meng Taman Shamelin Char Siew, Best Restaurant, Dewakan, Dewakan Malaysia, Malaysia Dewakan, KDU University College


STR: Unfavorable Outlook For Kuala Lumpur Hotel Industry

Early 2019 performance levels and profitability fundamentals produce an unfavorable short- to mid-term outlook for Kuala Lumpur’s hotel industry, according to data and analysis from STR.
Tags: Travel, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Hotel Industry


Hend edges out Elvira in Maybank Championship playoff

Scott Hend with the Maybank Championship trophy. Picture: Getty Images Pádraig Harrington finished a creditable tied 30th in his return from injury as Australia's Scott Hend claimed his third European Tour title with a dramatic playoff win over Spain's Nacho Elvira in the weather-affected Maybank Championship.Back in action for the first time since last November after breaking a b...
Tags: Usa, England, Australia, Germany, Spain, Sport, Thailand, Golf, Kuala Lumpur, European Tour, Padraig Harrington, Ernie Els, Murray, Elvira, Lee, Tony


The School Holiday Carnival 2019 at The Mines Shopping Mall

( = || []).push({}); School holiday is happening this week and where to bring your kids in Kuala Lumpur? Time to check out the school holiday carnival at The Mines Shopping Mall. It is happening from 15 to 31 March 2019 at The Mines Shopping Mall. This is the largest indoor carnival is finally happening at the Seri Kembangan/Serdang area! The School Holiday Carnival is happening on Level 3, The Mines Shopping Mall. The carnival offers...
Tags: Travel, Family, Events, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Headline, Kfc, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, Mines Shopping Mall, Seri Kembangan Serdang, School Carnival, Kenny Rogers Sakae Sushi Liang Sandwich, The Mines Shopping Mall, Mid Valley MegamallSuria KLCC


Chinese Tourists Stuck On Tuas Link to Johor Bahru for 8 Hours

What can you do in 8 hours? You can watch Captain Marvel 4 times. You can drive to Penang from KL and back. You can also fly to Japan from KL and it takes 8 hours. On Monday afternoon, a bus filled with Chinese tourists stuck for 8 hours on Tuas Link to Johor Bahru according to Oriental Daily. ( = || []).push({}); Eight hours traffic jam on Tuas Link to Johor Bahru and we read that we need more tourists from Singapore. Singapore arrivals dr...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Headline, Singapore Singapore, Berjaya Times Square, Johor Bahru, Katong, Oriental Daily, Marina Bay Terminal


Malaysian Man Arrested and Charged in Perth Australia Over Child Porn

( = || []).push({}); Last Friday, a 36 year old Malaysian has been arrested and detained after Australian Border Force (ABF) officers allegedly child exploitation material (child porn) on his mobile phone at Perth International Airport Australia according to the report on ABF website. You can read it here. This is the fourth time we blogged about this issue on our blog. Last year, we wrote two stories about this issue as two Malaysians were...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Kuala Lumpur, Adelaide, Headline, ABF, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Newman, Perth Australia, Emma Newman, Border Force ABF, Perth International Airport Australia, Perth Magistrate 's Court, ETA Australia Parent Category Visa Subclass, InformationMalaysia Airlines


Malaysia shuts 111 schools as toxic waste sickens students

Toxic waste illegally dumped into a river in southern Johor state sickened scores of students and teachers, prompting Malaysia's government to order 111 schools to close Wednesday.
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New World Capital invests in IslamicMarkets

New World Capital Advisors said March 11 that it invested in IslamicMarkets. Financial terms weren’t announced. IslamicMarkets provides financial intelligence, e-learning and investment platform focused on the global Islamic economy. PRESS RELEASE New World Capital Advisors announces strategic investment in IslamicMarkets • Specialist merchant banking and investment firm targets the “emerging market” of the next decade • Highlights pent up demand for Islamic finance opportunities from both OIC a...
Tags: London, Indonesia, Trends, Bloomberg, Kuala Lumpur, OIC, PE Deals, New World Capital Advisors, NWCA, Zeiad Idris, Adam Sadiq, Shakeeb Saqlain CEO of IslamicMarkets


Woman Asks Plane to Turn Around When She Realizes She Forgot Her Baby at the Airport

Saturday’s Saudia flight SV832 from Jeddah to Kuala Lumpur turned back to the gate because a woman on board forgot her baby at the gate and insisted the plane return. Since communications between a commercial airliner and the ground are available, it’s worth a listen to this exchange. The pilot asks, “May God be with us. Can we come back or what?” Continue reading Woman Asks Plane to Turn Around When She Realizes She Forgot Her Baby at the Airport...
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