“What’s The Big Deal!”: Fan Of Cecilia Yip Shouts At The Star After Failing To Take A Photo With Her

Hong Kong star Cecilia Yip has a strong fan base in China, thanks to her starring roles in the 1992 fantasy romance drama New Legend of Madame White Snake, and its 2019 remake, The Legend of the White Snake. The 61-year-old recently had an unpleasant encounter with a Chinese fan at the airport — and it was all caught on video. Cecilia, known for...

Sabah eager to welcome more Chinese investors

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is committed to strengthening its relations with China across various sectors to attract more investors, says Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor. “I hope more investors from China will come to the state as we welcome their presence,” said the Chief Minister when receiving a courtesy call from the Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia, Ouyang Yujing,...

Tornado kills one, injures 79 in China

BEIJING:A tornado that ripped through a town in eastern China on Friday (July 5) killed one person and injured 79, local authorities said. Images posted on social media networks showed extensive damage after the tornado struck mid-afternoon in Dongming county, 530km (330 miles) south of Beijing in Shandong province, the local emergency management bureau said in...

Vast and eager market for durians in China, says Mohamad Sabu

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is focussing on China to export fresh durians because there is a vast market and interest there for the king of fruits, said Agriculture and Food Security Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu. “Imagine if 10% of their (China) citizens are eating durians, no matter how much durian we harvest here, it won’t be...

Knife attack on Japanese mother and child in China triggers anti-foreigner feelings

BEIJING: A knife attack on a Japanese woman and her child in China on Monday (June 24) has triggered yet another wave of xenophobic comments on Chinese social media, with some even hailing the attacker as a “hero”. The latest incident in Suzhou follows a previous one on June 10 involving four American college instructors who...

Malaysia and China extend visa-free travel agreement to enhance bilateral ties

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia and China have mutually agreed to extend the visa exemption programme for visitors from both countries to enhance bilateral ties. In a joint statement on Thursday (June 20) at the conclusion of Chinese Premier Li Qiang three-day official visit, both countries stated that China had agreed to extend its visa exemption facility for...

Malaysia-China diplomatic ties 50th Anniversary pivotal for future cooperation, says Fahmi

KUALA LUMPUR: Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil regards the 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Malaysia and China as a significant milestone to be celebrated, as well as an opportunity to enhance future cooperation. He said the celebration holds great significance, given the strong ties established between the two countries over the past 50...

Li Qiang accorded official welcome at Dataran Perdana

PUTRAJAYA: China's Premier Li Qiang, who is on a three-day official visit to Malaysia, was given an official welcoming ceremony at Dataran Perdana, here Wednesday (June 19). Li, who arrived in Malaysia on Tuesday (June 18) for his maiden visit to the country since assuming the post in March last year, was received by Prime Minister...

Malaysia and China ink 14 MOUs

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and China have exchanged 14 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) through which both countries will share expertise and best practices, and collaborate in various fields. The exchange of MOUs was witnessed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Chinese Premier Li Qiang during the latter’s three-day official visit to Malaysia. Among the highlights was the...

Malaysia is among the top trending tourist destinations in Asia

It has been two years since Malaysia reopened to international tourists. The tourism sector, which took a hit when the borders were closed from 2020 to 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has yet to fully recover. However, the tourism industry continues to show positive signs of recovery as tourist arrivals doubled over the past year. Based...