At least 65 wounded as powerful car bomb rocks Kabul

Smoke rises from the site of a suspected car bomb attack in central Kabul.  (AFP pic) KABUL: Dozens of people were wounded with fatalities feared as a powerful car bomb rocked Kabul early Monday and gunmen battled special forces in an area housing military and government buildings, officials said. The rush-hour explosion sent a plume […]

Malaysia on track to achieve high-income status by 2024, says World Bank

The World Bank says Malaysia’s economy will grow by 4.6% this year. PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is on track to achieve high-income economy status by 2024, World Bank lead economist Richard Record said. He said Malaysia’s gross net income per capita stood at US$10,460 as of last year. The World Bank has set US$12,375 as the threshold […]