KTM’s ticketing shambles is a rail nightmare

We have been trying for over two months to purchase tickets for rail trip by family and friends from KL to Taiping in December. We have repeatedly called the KTM customer careline, but they kept telling us to call back, saying they didn’t know when tickets would be available. We finally found out last week […]

Kuwait PM defies emir, rejects reappointment

Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak has held Kuwait’s caretaker prime minister post since 2011. (Facebook pic) KUWAIT: Kuwait’s caretaker prime minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak declined to be reappointed as premier on Monday, the state news agency KUNA reported, rebuffing the offer from the ruling emir after submitting the government’s resignation last week. The cabinet resignation came after […]