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August 28, 2018 6:29 AM Malaysian sepak takraw inter-regu strikes gold after 24 years

PALEMBANG: The 24-year wait was not in vain. Malaysia Tuesday won the coveted inter-regu sepak takraw gold medal of the Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, beating host Indonesia 2-1 in the final. Malaysia last won the Asian Games gold in 1994 in Hiroshima, Japan. It won the gold one other time, at the 1990 games in Beijing. In today's match, the Malaysian 9

August 27, 2018 2:01 PM China plans law against sexual harassment

BEIJING: China is planning new legislation which would ban sexual harassment and make employers responsible for preventing it, state media reported Monday. It would then go to a vote at the rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC). The proposed regulations would ban sexual harassment and include a definition of what constitutes 5

August 25, 2018 5:26 AM At least 18 dead in China hotel fire

BEIJING: A fire early Saturday at a hotel in China has left at least 18 people dead, according to an initial death toll given by state media. The incident started during the night in the hotel in Harbin, capital of the northeastern Heilongjiang province, according to the official Xinhua news agency. "At 10:50 (0250 GMT) 18 people were already confirmed 7

August 21, 2018 10:30 AM Knifeman kills six in southern China

BEIJING: Six people were killed after a man went on a killing spree in southern China, stabbing his girlfriend and her relatives, ploughing a car into pedestrians and attacking passersby. The 54-year-old man surnamed Huang had been having relationship problems and decided to take it out on his girlfriend and her family in Monday's attack, Liuzhou police 12

August 20, 2018 2:20 PM India suffer first kabaddi defeat

JAKARTA: India's men suffered their first ever kabaddi defeat at the Asian Games when they slumped 24-23 to South Korea in a group match on Monday. The seven-time champions beat both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Sunday to stamp their authority but they met their match in South Korea, ending a run of 32 straight wins. India have only lost once before in the home-grown 12

August 19, 2018 4:51 AM Dr Mahathir witnesses drone demonstration in Beijing

BEIJING: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad began his third day official visit to China by witnessing drone demonstration in the capital city. The outdoor demonstration was carried out by one of the world's largest drone manufacturer Da Jiang Innovations (DJI) Enterprise which provides drone solutions for a variety of industries including agriculture 12

August 17, 2018 8:50 AM Three MoUs on palm oil and rubber to be signed in China

PETALING JAYA: Three agreements on palm oil and rubber will be signed during a trade mission to promote Malaysia’s palm oil, rubber and timber in China, said the Primary Industries Ministry. The first memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Tsinghua University is on promotion of Malaysian biofuel in the republic while 10

August 17, 2018 2:47 AM Ringgit opens flat against US dollar

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was traded unchanged against the greenback from yesterday's close as investors awaited the announcement of the country's second-quarter economic growth report by the central bank. At 9am, the local note was traded at 4.1030/1070 against the US dollar. A dealer said traders were also holding back as Washington will be resuming 7

August 13, 2018 2:46 PM Malaysia-China relations have hit rock bottom, and Mahathir knows it

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has issued a stern warning to China against further militarising the South China Sea (see news item below). Speaking to The Associated Press days ahead of his visit to Beijing, the Prime Minister announced that he would seek to cancel multibillion-dollar infrastructure projects that his predecessor, Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak, signed 24

August 7, 2018 11:40 PM Voice 370 wants government to share all available data

KUALA LUMPUR: A lobby group made up of families of victims of the MH370 tragedy wants the Government of Malaysia to share all available data with independent experts for a thorough peer review and analysis. Voice370 in a statement here today said the group believed that now that more than fours years have passed since MH370 disappeared, there was no reason 10