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  • Josiah is not a traitor: Syed Saddiq

    September 3, 2018 2:16 PM 14

    PUTRAJAYA: Former national track cyclist, Josiah Ng is not a traitor as condemned by netizens through the social media, Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said. "To me, whoever calls him (Josiah) a traitor, must mirror himself first ... Why didn't they recognise his contributions to Malaysia?" he said when asked to comment on the matter

  • BNM seen holding key rate

    September 3, 2018 1:28 PM 6

    KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a meeting tomorrow, as it keeps tabs on how far the United States and China will take their ongoing trade war. All 11 economists polled by Reuters see BNM holding its overnight policy rate at 3.25%. Malaysia has raised its policy rate once this year – by 25 basis

  • Cameroonian rights activist 'missing' for weeks: Family

    September 3, 2018 12:39 PM 12

    DOUALA: A prominent Cameroonian rights activist has been missing for nearly a month after heading to the restive anglophone region on a fact-finding mission, his partner said Monday. Franklin Mowha, the head of the Frontline Fighters for Citizen's Interest, disappeared after leaving the commercial capital Douala on Aug 6 for Kumba, a town in the English-speaking

  • Soldier claims trial to misappropriating more than RM36k

    September 3, 2018 11:02 AM 6

    KUANTAN: A soldier pleaded not guilty in the magistrate's court here today to dishonestly misappropriating RM36,113.32 belonging to a policeman. Corporal Hafizan Mohd Norwawi, 30, who is an automotive assistant at the Batu 10 Camp here, was charged with committing the offence at the Maybank ATM in Jaya Gading Petronas station here between March 24 and April

  • Kangaroo on the loose in Austria

    September 3, 2018 11:00 AM 6

    VIENNA: A kangaroo is on the loose and has been spotted in forests and meadows in Austria, police said Monday. The animal — not a native to the central European country — has been seen numerous times since late last week in Hellmonsoedt district in Upper Austria state. Police, who have identified it to be a kangaroo from photos and videos they received

  • One out of two Malaysians fat, Dewan Rakyat told

    September 3, 2018 10:53 AM 5

    KUALA LUMPUR: Obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the country have reached a worrying level and on the rise, the Dewan Negara was told today. Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said the Health and Morbidity Survey conducted by the ministry found that one out of two Malaysians were overweight or obese. "The survey also found 17.5% suffered

  • Contractor charged with hitting first wife with belt

    September 3, 2018 10:28 AM 7

    PETALING JAYA: A contractor was charged in the sessions court here today for assaulting his first wife with a belt last month. Azwardibin Zaidi, 32, pleaded not guilty to deliberately causing injury to Nurul Nadia Mohammad Salleh, 29, by hitting her with a belt and causing injuries to her body. The offence was allegedly committed by the father of five at a house

  • We could have achieved more than seven gold medals: Syed Saddiq

    September 3, 2018 10:12 AM 10

    PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Contingent was capable of delivering more than the seven gold medals it won in the 2018 Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang, which came to a close yesterday, according to Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman. "When I took up the office, I was told the minimum target is seven. However, for me personally, I don't take minimum

  • Syria strike kills 8 pro-regime fighters: Monitor

    September 3, 2018 9:56 AM 13

    BEIRUT: An air strike near a US base in southeastern Syria has killed at least eight pro-government fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Monday. Four Syrians, one Iranian national and three other non-Syrian fighters were among the casualties of the strike carried out on Saturday, the war monitor said. "A convoy of Iranian forces

  • Sri Lanka probes deaths of wild elephants

    September 3, 2018 9:54 AM 5

    COLOMBO: Sri Lankan authorities on Monday began investigating the deaths of wild elephants in the east of the island after pulling seven carcasses out of a marsh, a minister said. Wildlife Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma said six out of the seven animals found in the swamp were young — below the age of 12 — and he suspected that many more may have died there