M’sian men are gentlemen, say Jap models

Malaysian men have won the hearts of at least three Japanese girls. “Not only are their eyes big and sparkling, they are kind and perfect gentlemen.” The verdict came from full-time models Kaoru Asami, Aki Kogochi and Mai Akiyama, all 24-year-olds. The girls are in town as part of their activities to promote the Japan […]

S’pore, Jakarta break impasse on air rights, issues remain

A compromise deal has broken the deadlock in air-rights negotiations between Singapore and Indonesia, though some sensitive issues remain. Under the deal, Singapore’s full-service carriers will get a “modest expansion” to operate more flights to Jakarta and Bali. In return, Indonesian carriers will get “fifth freedom” rights, which allow them to pick up passengers at […]