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  • Malaysia concludes Asiad with 10th place in triathlon

    September 2, 2018 4:54 AM 16

    PALEMBANG: National triathlon squad, Ryan Tan Qai Shen, Aldrian Yu Yong Yeo, Irene Chong See Win and Teoh Sue Ling only managed to finish their 2018 Asian Games mixed team relay event at the 10th position at the Jakabaring Sports City (JSC) here, on the final day of the Games today. The Malaysians clocked one hour, 46 minutes and 59 seconds in the endurance

  • Suleimanov late show sees Krasnodar stun champions Lokomotiv

    September 2, 2018 3:22 AM 15

    MOSCOW: Substitute Magomed-Shapi Suleimanov struck a dramatic injury-time winner as Krasnodar stunned reigning champions Lokomotiv Moscow 2-1 on Saturday. Krasnodar's hard-fought win lifted them into fourth, five points behind league leaders Zenit St Petersburg, who take on second-placed Spartak Moscow on Sunday. "We dominated play and possession throughout

  • Time for PKR to make reforms count, says youth chief aspirant

    September 2, 2018 3:06 AM 14

    BUTTERWORTH: PKR is not a party of street fighters but one equipped with good administrators, said Dr Afif Bahardin, who is vying for the PKR Youth top post. After the success of the party in recent times, Afif said the next phase is making the reforms count. "Reformasi (reforms) is no longer just a slogan but something real now," he said at the start

  • Seri Setia by-election: Dr Halimah's statement not true, says Halimey

    September 1, 2018 10:30 AM 33

    PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for the Seri Setia by-election, Halimey Abu Bakar, today denied having received an invitation to appear as a guest on a television talk show programme. He said this in response to a claim by PAS candidate Dr Halimah Ali that he was not able to be at the Astro Awani's talk show programme "Awani Agenda" that was to be aired

  • Girl, 8, falls to death from 12th floor

    September 1, 2018 9:44 AM 11

    GEORGE TOWN: An eight-year-old girl was found dead after she was believed to have fallen from the 12th floor of her apartment block around 3pm today. The girl was believed to have climbed a table located beside a window that was left ajar at her apartment in Puncak Terubong here. She was believed to be playing when she slipped and plunged to her death

  • Customs DG hangs up after failing to get through on SST hotline?

    September 1, 2018 9:26 AM 61

    PETALING JAYA: Did Customs director-general Datuk Seri T. Subromaniam learn the hard way how tough it is getting through a telephone helpline? China Press reported that Subromaniam hung up the phone after struggling to demonstrate how his own department's Sales and Service Tax (SST) hotline worked during a SST briefing in Johor Baru yesterday. The newspaper

  • No SST on satay in food outlets

    September 1, 2018 9:17 AM 11

    IPOH: There will be no Sales and Services Tax (SST) imposed on satay sold in food outlets, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said the SST on the popular Malaysian food is imposed during the processing stage for the purpose of packaging and sales. "It is the sales that get the SST, not at the outlets," he told reporters after a briefing on the SST at a hotel

  • Pilot in Brisbane incident highly experienced: MAS

    September 1, 2018 9:08 AM 20

    PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has defended the captain of flight MH134, which was forced to return to Brisbane soon after takeoff on July 18. The Airbus A330-300's airspeed indicator failed as the plane's pitot probes were covered, according to an investigation report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. The Australian newspaper yesterday

  • Dr M on two-day official visit to Brunei

    September 1, 2018 6:23 AM 14

    PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will make a two-day official visit to Brunei from tomorrow. The Foreign Ministry, in a statement, today said Dr Mahathir would be accompanied by his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah and officials from the Prime Minister's Department and Foreign Ministry

  • AirAsia rewards BIG members with 5 million promotional seats

    September 1, 2018 6:15 AM 14

    KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Bhd is offering five million promotional seats to AirAsia Big members, enabling them to fly to more than 130 destinations within AirAsia and AirAsia X's network. The low-cost carrier, in a statement today, said its members would be able to enjoy more perks, including instant discounts, when they book flights directly on airasia