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May 8, 2018 2:52 PM Najib promises three election goodies if BN wins

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional president Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak pleaded Malaysians to give him their mandate for another term with three election goodies. Giving his speech live on national television from Pekan, he said youths below 26 years old will be eligible for a full income tax exemption from 2017 and the following years with immediate effect 12

May 1, 2018 5:45 AM Increase in wage if BN wins: Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Caretaker Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today said the current minimum wage of RM920 for Sabah and Sarawak and RM1,000 for Peninsula Malaysia will be raised when the Barisan Nasional retains power. Speaking at the national Labour Day celebration at the Putra World Trade Centre, he said the new rate would be announced later 27

April 26, 2018 10:13 AM 2,600 city cops to ensure public order on nomination day

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 2,693 police officers will be deployed during nomination day for the 14th General Election (GE14) this Saturday. City police chief Commissioner Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said out of the total personnel that will be deployed, 361 are police officers, 2,303 are rank and file policemen and 29 are police civilian staff. "Police from all six districts 35

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 51

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 37

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 29

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 45

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 49

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 74

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 21