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July 19, 2018 7:44 AM Prudential Astro Masters returns with RM300,000 in prizes

PETALING JAYA: The search for the best amateur golfer continues with the 21st edition of the Prudential Astro Masters (PAM), making it the longest and most successful national amateur golf series in Malaysia. PAM 2018 offers amateur golfers the arena to show off their talent, vying for the top berths to compete at the Grand Finals in Phnom Penh, Cambodia 7

July 16, 2018 7:16 AM Catch Cohen's take on who is America

Famous for creating a roster of iconic moments and incendiary characters, Sacha Baron Cohen returns to series television for the first time in more than a decade, writing and directing Who Is America?. This seven-episode series, which has been in the works since last year, explores the diverse individuals – from the infamous to the unknown – who populate 11

July 6, 2018 2:25 AM The Mouseketeers return for season two

THE MOUSEKETEERS (pix) are back for the second season of Club Mickey Mouse on Disney Channel (Astro channel 615), which will feature new original songs by renowned local music producers, and more comedy and games. Head Mouseketeer Charis returns with fellow Mouseketeers Dheena, Erissa, Faiz, Gabriel and Wafiy. They welcome new Mouseketeer 14-year-old 19

July 5, 2018 3:56 PM Government is concerned about people's woes: Eddin Syazlee

KUALA PILAH: The government is concerned about the problems raised by the people regarding the cost of living including matters such as the subscription rates for pay-television, Astro. Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Eddin Syazlee Shith (pix) said for the moment there had been no accurate decision on the subscription charge for Astro 18

July 1, 2018 1:26 PM Astro CEO’s resignation nothing to do with GLCs

PETALING JAYA: The resignation of Astro Group chief executive officer Datuk Rohana Rozhan is not linked in anyway to the recent spate of high-profile resignations among government agencies and government-linked companies (GLCs), the company said. It said none of the Astro executives are government or political appointees. "Rohana is a professional accountant 5

June 29, 2018 10:23 AM Tribute to Richard 'Old Man' Harrison in Pawn Stars marathon

IN TRIBUTE to Richard 'Old Man' Harrison's passing on June 25, History is presenting past episodes of Pawn Stars which show the Old Man in action. After serving in the US Navy and losing a million dollars in the real estate market, Harrison uprooted his family and moved to Las Vegas in pursuit of a fresh start. Opening the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in 1988, he had to learn 8

June 27, 2018 2:28 AM HRDF funds used to take on Mahathir

PETALING JAYA: A staggering RM4 million was used to stage a mega-concert held at Dataran Lang in Langkawi on the eve of the 14th General Election on May 8. That money came partly from the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF), veteran journalist R. Nadeswaran said in his column today. HRDF contribution was part of a huge war chest for BN’s GE14 campaign 6

June 23, 2018 1:31 AM Zahid finally agrees to Umno presidential debate

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has finally agreed to participate in the Umno Presidential Debate which will be telecast live over Astro Awani channel on June 29. However, Ahmad Zahid who is currently carrying out the duties of party president said he would only debate from Bagan Datuk as he had to be with his delegates 4

June 22, 2018 10:57 AM Gobind Singh to meet Astro reps next week over service

KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today he would meet Astro representatives next week to discuss public complaints on the pay-TV service. The meeting would take place at his office, he tweeted in response to '@NPeriasamy5' who had complained about the Astro service on his Twitter account. "I have invited their 10

June 19, 2018 1:11 PM Guan Eng defends decision to publicise financial scandals

PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng defended himself against criticism from PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today by saying that his publicising of all the previous administration's financial scandals was carried out on the instruction of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, and were not borne out of his own action. Lim was responding 6