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June 22, 2018 2:22 PM One Mic Stand presents five nights of local comedy shows

CELEBRATING its sixth year running, One Mic Stand (OMS) is will be holding five nights of local comedy shows from June 26 to June 30 at General Space, 12, Lorong Universiti B, Seksyen 16, Petaling Jaya. On June 26, there is OMS' Greatest Hits, which features veterans of OMS bringing some of their classic jokes back This show features Jason Leong, Kavin 3

June 22, 2018 1:20 PM Special body for overall TVET implementation: NUTP president

KUALA LUMPUR: A special body needs to be established to monitor the overall implementation of the Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) policy, said National Union of Teaching Profession (NUTP) president Kamarozaman Abd. Razak. He said although a TVET Committee would be formed to upgrade the status of its education, a special body was also needed 5

June 21, 2018 9:41 AM Myanmar who fled police roadblock held, drugs seized

ALOR STAR: A Myanmar motorist who made a U-turn in his car to avoid a police roadblock, ended up ramming a police motorcyclist who had earlier ordered him to stop in Jalan Sultanah Bahiyah here yesterday. At the time, the foreigner in a Proton Saga was driving against the traffic flow when the 4 pm incident occurred. The police seized heroin-type drugs 4

June 16, 2018 10:19 AM UN envoy in Yemen for emergency talks on Hodeida

SANAA: The UN envoy for Yemen arrived in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on Saturday for talks on the key aid port of Hodeida where rebel fighters are battling a regional coalition. Martin Griffiths is expected to propose to rebel leaders that they cede control of the Red Sea port to a UN-supervised committee to avoid further fighting with advancing government 6

June 15, 2018 11:36 PM Three things we learned today at the World Cup

SAINT PETERSBURG: The blockbuster clash of the day at the World Cup didn't disappoint as Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick denied Spain the perfect response to a turbulent week following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui in a thrilling 3-3 draw in Sochi. Both sides will remain confident of progressing to the knockout stages as Iran shocked Morocco 1-0 in Saint 9

June 12, 2018 3:36 AM Pope Jean-Paul II statue moved to avoid French secularism laws

PLOËRMEL, France: A 13-ton statue of late pope Jean-Paul II was moved Monday to "private land" in northwestern France following a court ruling it had to be taken down due to strict secularism laws separating church and state. A crane lifted the papal statue from a square in the town of Ploermel, Brittany, about 30m to nearby private land after an outcry 7

June 11, 2018 8:47 AM Gambling syndicates securing bank accounts ahead of World Cup

AS the world counts down to the FIFA World Cup which kicks off in Russia on Thursday, local bookmaking syndicates are said to be busy securing bank accounts from individuals to be used to accept bets and launder money during the month-long tournament. According to a report in Oriental Daily News today, account holders are getting paid as much as RM1,000 for each account 4

June 7, 2018 7:41 AM Balik Raya on AirAsia

AirAsia is pleased to announce special Balik Raya late night flights to accommodate travel demand during the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Enjoy low fixed fares of just RM99 for selected routes within Peninsular Malaysia and RM149 from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching from June 12 to 19. Sabahans can also fly back for the holidays for RM199* one-way from Kuala 10

May 27, 2018 10:15 AM Perak PH optimistic of PH fulfilling 100-day manifesto

IPOH: The Perak Pakatan Harapan (PH) is optimistic that the 100-day promise offered through the coalition manifesto would be fulfilled although the country is ridden with debts exceeding RM1 trillion. Its secretary, V. Sivakumar, said in his opinion although the debts would cause a delay in the promises, PH would not use it as an excuse to not fulfil 10

May 26, 2018 10:07 AM Need for national debt policy review: Ramon Navaratnam

KUALA LUMPUR: The national debt policy must be reviewed, revised and monitored more closely in order to avoid mistakes of the past, according to the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (Asli) Centre of Public Policy Studies. In making the suggestion, its chairperson Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam said this must be done to prevent the country from falling 12