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September 1, 2018 9:26 AM Customs DG hangs up after failing to get through on SST hotline?

PETALING JAYA: Did Customs director-general Datuk Seri T. Subromaniam learn the hard way how tough it is getting through a telephone helpline? China Press reported that Subromaniam hung up the phone after struggling to demonstrate how his own department's Sales and Service Tax (SST) hotline worked during a SST briefing in Johor Baru yesterday. The newspaper 198

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 70

August 27, 2018 4:01 AM Inter Milan lose ground in Serie A with Torino stalemate

MILAN: Inter Milan, considered among the Serie A title challengers this season, lost further ground by letting a two-goal led slip to draw 2-2 with Torino on Sunday with Luciano Spalletti's side collecting a single point from their first two games. Champions Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 and last season's runners-up Napoli came from two goals down to rally 96

August 25, 2018 10:24 AM Penang Forum says PIL 1 highway won't solve long term traffic woes

GEORGE TOWN: A Penang Forum member said the proposed Pan Island Link (PIL 1) highway would only help to solve Penang's traffic woes for five to six years. Speaking at a public event here, Dr Lim Mah Hui said traffic jams would once again be a problem by 2030. "After completion of (the highway), you may enjoy the 15 minutes drive from Gurney Drive to the (Penang 269

August 18, 2018 2:25 AM Pakatan supporters in high spirits on nomination day

HULU LANGAT: Pakatan Harapan (PH) supporters were in high spirits as DAP secretary-general and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng joined the parade to endorse the party's candidate for the Balakong by-election. DAP had announced its Serdang Wanita deputy chief and MPSJ Councillor Wong Siew Ki as the candidate after receiving the consent of PH chairman Tun Dr Mahathir 37

August 14, 2018 2:30 PM Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Nepal

KATHMANDU: An Indian tourist died in Nepal Tuesday after he walked into the tail rotor of a helicopter at a remote helipad near the border with China, officials confirmed. The 42-year-old man was disembarking from the chopper at Hilsa — the staging point for popular pilgrimage sites in neighbouring Tibet — when the accident happened. "He was hit on his head by the tail rotor 45

August 12, 2018 3:18 PM Crowd-funded headstone marks lost grave of poet William Blake

LONDON: The lost resting place of British poet and artist William Blake was finally marked Sunday with a gravestone, almost 200 years after he died. Despite his influence today, Blake died in obscurity in 1827 and was buried in an unmarked common grave in Bunhill Fields, a London cemetery. Only a plain memorial stone recorded that he was buried nearby 54

August 5, 2018 6:33 AM Asensio scores twice as Real Madrid topples Juventus 3-1

LOS ANGELES: Substitute Marco Asensio made an immediate impact by scoring two early second-half goals as Real Madrid rallied to beat Juventus 3-1 in a pre-season exhibition contest on Saturday. Asensio entered the game at the start of the second half and scored less than two minutes in before adding another in the 56th minute with both goals being assisted 52

August 5, 2018 2:03 AM Police order crowd dispersal after projectiles thrown at US far-right rally

PORTLAND: Police said activists hurled rocks and bottles during a Portland rally Saturday organized by two far-right groups that drew a counter-demonstration and raised fears of a replay of last year's deadly "Unite the Right" protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. Police in the western state of Oregon's largest city said the projectiles were thrown 92

August 1, 2018 2:42 AM Fired Fox exec’s movie to link MH370 with organ harvesting

PETALING JAYA: A former Fox executive is pushing ahead with her plan to produce a movie that claims MH370 was deliberately disappeared to cover up China's involvement in organ harvesting. Darlene Lieblich Tipton had turned to crowd-funding to raise US$27million (RM109 million) to make the movie that claims body parts were harvested from members of the Falun 47