Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: Malaysia

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.

After India’s wheat restriction, Malaysia bans poultry exports in latest food protection move

Malaysia will halt exports of 3.6 million chickens a month from 1 June, which is likely to hit countries like Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Japan and Hong Kong.

Worst-ever labour shortage triggers supply crunch for the world’ most consumed edible oil

Malaysia's output for palm oil production may slide below 18 million tonnes in 2021, a drop of at least 6% from last year and the lowest annual volume since 2016.

India expected to show faster economic recovery in 2022

Strong demand is keeping India on track to achieving world’s fastest growth in the year to March, with new weekly infections dropping to lowest in more than 6 months.

Malaysian king names Ismail Sabri Yaakob as new prime minister

Ismail was the deputy PM under the government of Muhyiddin Yassin, who resigned Monday after less than 18 months in office as infighting in his coalition cost him majority support.

Covid-19 pandemic: Malaysia cases surge amid PM resignation, New Zealand goes into lockdown

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin resigns after losing majority support

Yassin’s resignation comes on the back of mounting public anger over what was widely perceived as his govt’s poor handling of the pandemic.

Malaysia is raising the white flag on the road to failed statehood

These banners are not quite a movement; people have no hope, and not much desire, to overthrow the govt. It’s more of a shorthand for discontent at the atrophying state.

Malaysia bans entry of travellers from India to curb Covid spread

Malaysia is the latest on the list of nations, including UK and New Zealand, that have restricted entry from India. Hong Kong and Iran also banned flights from India.

Covid-19 pandemic — Malaysia students back to school, ‘drastic’ rise in cases in Saudi Arabia

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.