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  • Fire destroys house, two cars, five motorcycles in Kepala Batas

    September 1, 2018 1:21 AM 9

    KUALA LUMPUR: A house owner at Kampung Lahar Ikan Mati near here incurred losses of more than RM200,000 after morning fire destroyed his residence, two cars and five motorcycles yesterday. Kepala Batas Fire and Rescue station operations officer Yusri Mansor said the station received an emergency call at 7.35am and the first fire engine arrived at the scene

  • 2 hurt in Amsterdam station stabbing, attacker shot: Police

    August 31, 2018 11:30 AM 14

    THE HAGUE: Two people were hurt during a stabbing incident at Amsterdam's busy Central Station on Friday morning before the alleged attacker was shot and wounded, Dutch police said. "A suspect has been shot after a stabbing incident at Amsterdam Central Station," Dutch police said on Twitter, indicating that the station had been evacuated and closed

  • AG picks Sulaiman Abdullah, Gopal Sri Ram to lead 1MDB case

    August 31, 2018 8:13 AM 9

    PETALING JAYA: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has appointed Datuk Sulaiman Abdullah to replace him as lead prosecutor in the criminal case against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. "A trial of this importance and complexity requires the full-time attention of lead counsel, not just during the duration of the trial, but also in the months

  • Hong Kong's Sarah Lee eases into sprint final

    August 31, 2018 6:56 AM 10

    JAKARTA: Hong Kong's Sarah Lee Wai-sze eased into women's sprint final as she went in search of her second track cycling gold at the Asian Games on Friday. The defending champion, who set a tournament-record 10.583 seconds in Thursday's qualifying round, beat South Korea's Cho Sun-young in two straight races. The 31-year-old former Olympic keirin bronze

  • Three motorcyclists killed in crash

    August 31, 2018 6:11 AM 14

    BATU PAHAT: Three motorcyclists were killed in an accident at Jalan Simpang Lima-Parit Sulong here at 2 am today. Victims, Muhamad Hamizi Isak, 18, Muhammad Fikri Zulhizir, 18, and Hamirul Neeza Abdul Rahman Justin, 20, reportedly died at the scene due to severe head and body injuries. Batu Pahat District acting police chief Supt KS Mender Singh, when contacted

  • Apple expected to unveil new iPhones at Sept 12 event

    August 31, 2018 3:56 AM 17

    APPLE on Thursday sent out invitations to a Sept 12 event at which it is expected to unveil new additions to its money-making iPhone line-up. In typical enigmatic style, Apple offered scant clues to what it has in store for the presentation to take place in the Steve Jobs Theater at its spaceship campus in the Silicon Valley city of Cupertino

  • Asian Games: Athletics squad head home empty-handed

    August 31, 2018 1:32 AM 17

    JAKARTA: The national athletics squad had a disappointing outing not clinching even a single medal in the 2018 Asian Games track-and-field events which came to a close at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium here, last night. Even more disappointing was the disqualification of the national men's 4x100m quartet comprising national sprint King Khairul Hafiz

  • Bringing the world together at MIGF

    August 30, 2018 2:36 PM 11

    THE Malaysia International Gastronomy Festival (MIGF) is back, and will take place from Sept 1 to Sept 3. Throughout the festival month, Malaysia’s premier dining venues will serve special Festival Menus, at special Festival prices. This year’s MIGF features cuisines from around the world, including Malaysian, French, Sri Lankan, Korean, Cantonese, Italian

  • Ethiopian military helicopter crash kills 18

    August 30, 2018 2:24 PM 10

    ADDIS ABABA: An Ethiopian military helicopter crashed on Thursday, killing 18 people, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate reported. The aircraft crashed on a flight between the eastern city of Dire Dawa and the Ethiopian air force headquarters in Bishoftu, a resort town southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the agency said. "The cause of the crash

  • Two official events in conjunction with Agong's birthday celebration cancelled

    August 30, 2018 2:00 PM 10

    KUALA LUMPUR: Two events in conjunction with the official birthday celebration of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, namely the official birthday ceremony and royal tea reception scheduled for Sept 9 at the Istana Negara have been cancelled. Comptroller of the Royal Household Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz made the announcement on the matter in a statement