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August 29, 2018 2:48 AM Ushera stirs up patriotic spirit

AS A passionate jazz artiste, local singer Ushera (pix) has always gone after opportunities to share her love for jazz with audiences. Through her current project titled Semalam di Malaya, Ushera is dedicated to the revival of classics from the early 1940s to the late 50s. In conjunction with the 61st Merdeka Day, Ushera has also released a single, Malaysia 88

August 28, 2018 3:52 PM Largest outdoor FlyCycle class in M’sia by BMW and FlyProject

BMW Malaysia and FlyProject recently organised the country’s largest outdoor FlyCycle class at The Square, Publika, as part of the carmaker’s commitment to create awareness on its “Visionary Mobility and Electro Mobility” initiative. BMW Malaysia managing director and CEO Harald Hoelzl said, “Being the pioneers of ‘Electro Mobility’ in the country and having 101

August 28, 2018 8:11 AM May kicks off first Africa tour as British PM

CAPE TOWN: British Prime Minister Theresa May touched down in Cape Town Tuesday as she kicked off a tour of the African continent where she hopes to lay the foundations for post-Brexit trade deals. May is facing pressure at home from so-called Remainers sceptical of her ability to forge trade deals once Britain severs ties with Brussels, as well as from Brexiteers 91

August 28, 2018 6:58 AM Govt urged to set up independent GLC review committee

KUALA LUMPUR: The government must establish an independent government-linked company (GLC) review committee to undertake an assessment of all GLCs in the country. Universiti Malaya economics and administration faculty professor Edmund Terence Gomez said there is an urgent need to institute reforms to ensure GLCs function properly and in a transparent 73

August 28, 2018 2:59 AM Theme park fun-filled festivity

In conjunction with the nation’s 61st year of independence, Sunway Lagoon launches the “Proud To Be Malaysian” campaign that will run from Aug 17 to Sep 16. Visitors to the theme park can expect a large number of activities and attractions during this time. Alongside the unveiling of Infantino Fernandes’ latest metal sculptures of seven bisons called 82

August 27, 2018 3:47 PM Calls for justice after Bosnian reporter brutally beaten

SARAJEVO: Bosnian journalists on Monday demanded justice after a reporter said he was severely beaten by unknown attackers after covering politically-sensitive protests. The US and European Union also condemned the assault on Vladimir Kovacevic, a journalist who works for the TV network BN in Bosnia's Serb-run entity. On Sunday night he posted a photo 88

August 27, 2018 11:05 AM Claim of 300,000 Malaysian Indians without ID untrue: Azis Jamman

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry today dismissed a claim that 300,000 Malaysian Indians did not have identification documents as was highlighted prior to the 14th General Election. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman said only 3,853 applications for citizenship were received from Indians up to May 30 this year. "Of the total, 1,638 applications 66

August 27, 2018 9:51 AM Austria asylum seekers to be denied apprenticeships

VIENNA: Austria will no longer allow asylum seekers to take up apprenticeship opportunities while their claims are being assessed, a policy reversal by the country's anti-immigration government criticised by the opposition. The government is working on a new regulation to fill vacant training places with labourers from third countries, but will no longer 92

August 27, 2018 3:27 AM Telcos given until Aug 31 to finalise rates (Updated)

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry has said that telecommunications companies have been given until Aug 31 to finalise talks on reducing broadband fees in the country. In a statement, the ministry said it decided to extend the deadline after receiving requests for more time from stakeholders. The statement was also in response to inaccurate 69

August 26, 2018 10:02 AM Athletes show off their national pride as Merdeka Day approaches

GEORGE TOWN: As the nation marks the 61st National Day celebrations with the annual pomp and splendour, citizens from all walks of life mark the occasion through their own unique approaches. In Kampung Bukit Pelanduk at Permatang Pauh, two friends have set off on some 380km bicycle ride to mark the occasion. "We want to instil the spirit of patriotism 85