SNS Network Technology Posts 42.4% Rise in Net Profit for 2Q FY2023

IPOH, Malaysia, Sep 27, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – SNS Network Technology Berhad (SNS), an ICT system and solutions provider, today announced that the Group registered a 19.7% rise in revenue to RM296.93 million for the second quarter ended 31 July 2022 (2Q FY2023) compared with RM248.16 million in the immediately preceding quarter […]

World leaders pledge billions to fight AIDS, TB, malaria

(From left) Bill Gates, Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida, French President Emmanuel Macron, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, President Joe Biden, Connie Mudenda (RED) ambassador, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands pose for a photo during […]

UN sidelines: World leaders pledge billions to fight AIDS, TB, malaria

(From left) Bill Gates, Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida, French President Emmanuel Macron, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, President Joe Biden, Connie Mudenda (RED) ambassador, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands pose for a photo during […]

Australia’s Fortescue to spend $8.7b to rid iron ore ops of fossil fuels by 2030

SYDNEY – Australia’s Fortescue Metals Group said on Tuesday it would spend an estimated US$6.2 billion (S$8.7 billion) to eliminate the use of fossil fuels and achieve “real zero terrestrial emissions” across its iron ore operations by the end of the decade. The investment includes the Perth-based miner installing an additional 2 to 3 gigawatts […]

Tesla defends China presence as key to goal of making 20 million cars a year

CANBERRA – Tesla chair Robyn Denholm has defended the US electric carmaker’s focus on China and plans to expand further there, saying that reaching a goal of making 20 million vehicles a year by 2030 will require manufacturing capabilities on every continent. “We’re building factories around the world,” said Ms Denholm after an address to the […]

Over half a million children in Somalia facing malnutrition

Somali children displaced by drought and showing symptoms of Kwashiorkor, a severe protein malnutrition causing swelling and skin lesions, sit with their mothers at a malnutrition stabilization center in Mogadishu, Somalia, June 5, 2022. (FARAH ABDI WARSAMEH / AP) GENEVA – The number of young children in Somalia facing severe acute malnutrition has increased to […]

At least 7 killed as China’s Sichuan is hit by strongest earthquake since 2013

BEIJING – At least seven people were killed when a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck China’s Sichuan province on Monday, the strongest to hit the area since 2017, shaking the provincial capital of Chengdu and other provinces, Some roads and homes near the epicentre were damaged by landslides, while communications were down in at least one area, according to […]

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib’s wife Rosmah gets 10 years’ jail, fined $303m for corruption

KUALA LUMPUR – Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, was sentenced to 10 years’ jail and fined RM970 million ($303 million) for corruption on Thursday, just over a week after her husband was jailed after Malaysia’s highest court affirmed his corruption conviction. Rosmah, 70, was found guilty by Malaysia’s High Court […]

Taiwan tycoon Robert Tsao to train three million ‘civilian warriors’ to resist China

TAIPEI – A colourful Taiwanese tycoon unveiled plans on Thursday to train more than three million “civilian warriors” to help defend the democratic island in the event of a Chinese invasion, donating NT$1 billion (S$46 million) of his own money. Mr Robert Tsao, 75, is one of Taiwan’s most successful businessmen and founded major microchip […]