Move is to increase in subsidies, says Government

The price of petrol is up by 10 sen a litre and diesel at petrol stations by 20 sen from Thursday. RON97 (premium) petrol is RM1.52 per litre and RON92 (regular) RM1.48 per litre in Peninsular Malaysia. In Sabah, the price of RON97 is RM1.50 per litre and RON92 RM1.48, and in Sarawak, RM1.51 and […]

EU envoy working to lift China arms ban

The European Union’s newly appointed ambassador to China said he believes the EU will continue to work toward ending its arms embargo against China. When China and the EU launched a series of activities for marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations early this year, ambassador Serge Abou told China Daily that […]

EU urged to grant full market status

A senior trade official called on the European Union (EU) to grant China full market economy status at an early date to pave the way for better trade. “It will give relations important impetus,” said Wang Shichun, director-general of the Bureau of Fair Trade for Import and Export (BOFT) under the Ministry of Commerce. Granting […]

Indonesia seeks S’pore investments

Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla arrived in Singapore on Wednesday for a trip seen as key to Jakarta’s drive to attract foreign investment.   Before Mr Jusuf met Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong in the afternoon, vice-presidential aide Sofyan Wanandi explained how Singapore companies are often used as a gauge by other prospective investors in Indonesia.   […]