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July 11, 2018 4:02 AM Sunway Lagoon treats orphans to the best day ever

OVER 70 children from Rumah Anak-Anak Yatim Damai, Kuang and their caretakers gathered at the entrance of Sunway Lagoon last Sunday for a fun-filled day at the theme park. Sunway Lagoon organised the event. Although this was not the first time the theme park had played host to underprivileged kids, it was the largest the team has ever organised 30

July 10, 2018 2:41 PM Pay cut for new Mavcom head

PUTRAJAYA: The new Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) chairman will take a pay cut, Transport Minister Anthony Loke said today. "Whoever takes over must agree to a pay cut. As for the quantum, I will announce that later," Loke said. He confirmed that several names have been submitted to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to replace Mavcom executive 25

July 10, 2018 6:08 AM DAP opens seven new branches in Kelantan

KOTA BARU: DAP is opening seven new branches in Kelantan in efforts to spread its wings in the state controlled by PAS for the last 28 years. Kelantan DAP chairman Chua Chin Hui said the branches are at Pengkalan Chepa and Suara Muda here, Kampung Balai (Bachok), Kampung Lemal (Pasir Mas), Tumpat, Kuala Krai and Machang. "DAP has branches in Kampung 16

July 8, 2018 10:08 AM Call to close religious schools too radical: Yadim

KOTA BARU: The call by former Information Minister Tan Sri Zainuddin Maidin to Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa to close down tahfiz (religious) schools has been deemed too radical. President of the Islamic Dakwah Foundation of Malaysia (Yadim) Dr Yusri Mohamad said he did not agree with the call as Zainuddin's 17

July 7, 2018 2:01 AM MAIPs treats orphans to holiday in Langkawi

KANGAR: Some 171 orphans from seven charity homes in Perlis were treated to a three-day holiday in Langkawi from yesterday in conjunction with Hari Raya. The annual holiday for the selected orphans, which was organised since 2013 by the Perlis Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPs), aimed at enlivening further the Syawal celebration among 18

July 6, 2018 7:43 AM Frolicking whale halts New Zealand fireworks display

WELLINGTON: A rare visiting whale in Wellington Harbour has won hearts in the New Zealand capital but forced officials to cancel the city's annual fireworks display. The southern right whale appeared in the harbour on Wednesday and has delighted onlookers as it breaches and blows waterspouts a short distance from downtown office buildings. Whales regularly 50

July 5, 2018 1:06 AM US envoy to work with Sudan to remove from 'terror' list

KHARTOUM: The top US envoy in Sudan vowed Wednesday to work with Khartoum in its efforts to be removed from Washington's "terrorism" blacklist as he welcomed the African country's decision to sever ties with North Korea. In June, Sudan announced its defence firms had scrapped contracts with the Asian pariah state, acknowledging for the first time the existence 53

July 2, 2018 4:33 AM Johor allocates RM450,000 for nine chinese private secondary schools

KLUANG: The Johor government has allocated RM450,000 this year to be distributed to nine Chinese private secondary schools in the state. Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian (pix) said the schools were Sekolah Tinggi Persendirian Chong Hwa in Muar; Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Pei Hwa in Tangkak; Sekolah Tinggi Chong Hwa, here; Sekolah Tinggi Yong Peng; Sekolah 14

June 24, 2018 3:09 AM Mexico, gay pride flags caught up in victorious jumble of joy

MEXICO CITY: Thousands of Mexicans wept, cheered and chanted Saturday in their capital city where a planned gay pride event was swept over by megafans enraptured by their national football team's World Cup win. And while the atmosphere of Mexican football at times has been historically homophobic, on Saturday there was so much joy in one place, it was downright 23

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 76