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April 16, 2018 12:42 PM US bans American companies from selling to China’s ZTE

The company logo of ZTE is seen through a wooden fence on a glass door during the company's 15th anniversary celebration in Beijing in this picture released March 21, 2016. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, April 16 — The US Department of Commerce is banning American companies from selling components to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp for seven years 7

April 15, 2018 11:01 AM Revellers usher in Songkran with water pistols, buckets of water

PETALING JAYA: Shrieks of laughter filled the air at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple here as revellers gathered to celebrate Songkran, the Thai New Year, yesterday morning. Hundreds turned up at the Buddhist temple located near Jalan Gasing here to celebrate the festival. Armed with water pistols, buckets of water and assorted water dispersal equipment 10

April 12, 2018 8:51 AM Singapore Zoo’s polar bear Inuka may be put down

SINGAPORE: An elderly polar bear at Singapore Zoo, one of the site's most beloved animals, may be put down after its health deteriorated markedly, the zoo operator said Thursday. Inuka, the first polar bear born in the tropics, has reached the grand old age of 27 — well into his 70s in human years and two years older than the average lifespan of the creatures 9

April 9, 2018 1:55 AM Mourinho plays down Guardiola’s ‘mistake’ in Pogba claim

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola (right) and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester April 7, 2018. — Reuters picMANCHESTER, April 9 — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho denied any rift with Manchester City rival Pep Guardiola, but believes his counterpart made a mistake in claiming he had been offered the chance 8

April 9, 2018 12:55 AM Hoffman eases Masters aches with final-round ace

Charley Hoffman hits off the second tee during third round play of the 2018 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia April 7, 2018. — Reuters picAUGUSTA, April 9 — Charley Hoffman enlivened the final round of the 82nd Masters yesterday with an unlikely hole-in-one at the par-3 16th hole. Hoffman was just hoping his 6-iron 7

April 7, 2018 11:33 PM Brussels’ Atomium turning 60

A view of Brussels' Atomium building, a metal structure built in the form of a crystal of iron, at the opening of the exhibition on Belgian surrealist painter Rene Magritte September 21, 2017. — Reuters pic BRUSSELS, April 8 — The symbol of the 1958 Brussels World's Fair, the Atomium will be 60 years old in 2018. Locals and visitors to the Belgian capital 13

April 7, 2018 11:42 AM Govt committed to preserving religious freedom in Sabah, says state minister

TENOM, April 7 — Sabah Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Radin Malleh said the government was committed to ensuring that religious freedom in the state was preserved. He said the concept of religious freedom was enshrined in the nation’s constitution, in line with the parliamentary democracy and the Rukun Negara principles. “The government provides 7

April 3, 2018 1:27 AM We sing when we’re hurt: Sorrow, celebration at Winnie Mandela’s home (VIDEO)

People gather to pay their respects to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Durban, South Africa, April 2, 2018. — Reuters picSOWETO, April 3 — Crowds of mourners flocked yesterday to Winnie Mandela’s home in the heart of South Africa’s Soweto township, a centre of anti-apartheid resistance that remained her base decades after white rule fell. Neighbours, supporters 12

March 29, 2018 5:33 AM Sharp offers 33pc discounts for next 33 days

Sharp is offering 33 per cent discounts to Malaysian customers in conjunction with the electronics manufacturer’s 33rd year of operations. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Sharp Malaysia launched today its 33rd anniversary campaign, offering 33 per cent discounts to Malaysian customers for the next 33 days. It was kicked off in conjunction with the electronics 10

March 25, 2018 2:21 AM RM15m for upgrade and repairs of quarters at Pulapol

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has allocated RM15 million for the upgrading and repair works of the quarters in the police training centre (Pulapol). Announcing this, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said this is an additional allocation to show appreciation to the police force. "I don't want all of you to go home empty handed, so I would like to announce 7