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August 21, 2018 9:10 AM Strengthening infrastructure in Balakong main thrust of PH manifesto

BANGI: Strengthening and developing infrastructure in Balakong is the main thrust of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) manifesto for the state seat's by-election. PH candidate Wong Siew Ki said she was determined to resolve the problems on flash floods and traffic congestion, which had been plaguing the constituents in Balakong. "The Sungai Balak banks will be upgraded 71

August 19, 2018 9:45 AM China's Sun wins first gold medal of Asian Games

JAKARTA: Chinese wushu athlete Sun Peiyuan won the first gold medal of the Asian Games as the Olympic heavyweights made a fast start in their quest to top the medals table on Sunday. Sun, 28, scored 9.75 to win the men's changquan category of the Chinese martial art, denying hosts Indonesia the Games' opening title as he edged Edgar Xavier Marvelo into second 63

August 17, 2018 9:02 AM Saudi Arabia pledges US$100m to US-backed Syria campaign

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Friday announced a US$100 million (RM410 million) contribution to a US-backed campaign to "stabilise" northeastern Syria, once a bastion of the radical Islamic State group. The 88 million euro contribution is the biggest single cash injection yet for reconstruction efforts in areas formerly controlled by the jihadists. The group 56

August 17, 2018 1:03 AM Integrity misconduct among prisons department staff low: Prison DG

KAJANG: The Malaysian Prisons Department staff's involvement in integrity misconduct is lower than one per cent, said its director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Omar (pix). He attributed this to the holistic and integrated internal department controls which had been initiated in addressing issues of integrity effectively. In revealing statistics on integrity 46

August 15, 2018 9:27 AM Modi says 'sleeping elephant' India has woken up

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed India's growing role in the world economy, calling it a "sleeping elephant" that has woken up, in a keynote national speech before a looming election campaign. The Hindu nationalist leader spoke for more than 80 minutes from the ramparts of New Delhi's 17th century Red Fort in the final Independence 208

August 14, 2018 10:49 AM Najib's claims about Malacca Gateway untrue, says CM

MALACCA: Chief Minister Adly Zahari has dismissed as untrue former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's allegation that the Malacca Gateway project is being implemented without any changes. Adly said that after taking over the state government, the Pakatan Harapan administration has introduced improvements to the project so that it becomes a catalyst 49

August 10, 2018 10:43 AM Trust Fund short of RM19.4b to repay GST: Customs

PUTRAJAYA: The full amount of RM82.9 billion demanded by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) for repayment of the Goods and Services Tax was not transferred to the Trust Fund, said Customs Director-General Datuk Seri T. Subromaniam. He said that for the period from April 1, 2015, until May 31, 2018, the JKDM had reported in the Trust Fund Monthly 53

August 10, 2018 9:25 AM Customs: We asked for RM82.9b of GST refunds, but only given RM63.5b

PETALING JAYA: The Royal Malaysian Customs Department claimed that the full amount for the input tax credits under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was not transferred into the trust fund account as only RM63.5 billion of the total refunds of RM82.9 billion being paid out for the period between April 1, 2015 and May 31, 2018, hence resulting in accumulative 58

August 9, 2018 12:08 PM Chelsea swoop for Kepa in record move as transfer deadline looms

LONDON: Chelsea shattered the world-record fee for a goalkeeper with an 80-million euro swoop for Athletic Bilbao's Kepa Arrizabalaga on Wednesday as the Premier League transfer window prepared to slam shut. While the rest of Europe's leading leagues don't close the window until later in August, England's top-flight clubs have until 1600GMT on Thursday 114

August 8, 2018 9:41 AM Firebrand Sri Lankan monk sentenced to rigorous imprisonment

COLOMBO: A firebrand Buddhist monk was sentenced to six years' rigorous imprisonment in Sri Lanka on Wednesday for contempt of court. Galagodaatte Gnanasara had already been sentenced to six months in June for intimidating a woman, whose cartoonist husband was abducted by the military, during a trial two years ago. The Court of Appeal handed down Wednesday's 103