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Billionaire confirmed to oversee US commerce

WASHINGTON - The Senate confirmed Wilbur L Ross, the billionaire investor, as US commerce secretary on Monday (Feb 27), installing a key leader for the Trump administration's plans to overhaul trade deals such as NAFTA. By a vote of 72-27, the Senate...

Companies behind North Korean spy operation getting removed from register

KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian companies behind an operation run by a North Korean intelligence agency here that sold military radio equipment are being struck off from the companies' register, police said on Tuesday (Feb 28). Inspector-General of Police (IGP)...

Malaysia says aware of North Korean firms linked to arms trade

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's authorities were aware of two North Korea-linked companies operating an arms business in the Southeast Asian country and they were being "struck off", the police chief said on Tuesday following a Reuters report that identified the...

Trump holds face-to-face with China’s top diplomat

WASHINGTON - United States President Donald Trump, who has attacked China on issues from trade to the South China Sea, held his first face-to-face talks with a member of the Chinese leadership on Monday (Feb 27), and the White House said it was a chance to...

SpaceX to send two tourists around Moon in 2018

MIAMI - SpaceX said on Monday (Feb 27) two private citizens have paid money to be sent around the Moon in what would mark the farthest humans have ever travelled to deep space. The United States has not sent astronauts to the Moon since NASA's Apollo missions...

Trump seeks 'historic' U.S. military spending boost, domestic cuts

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is seeking what he called a "historic" increase in defense spending, but ran into immediate opposition from Republicans in Congress who must approve his plan and said it was not enough to meet the military's needs. The...


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