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August 19, 2018 9:04 AM No, Umno was NOT wiped out

Over the last 100 days, the local media, international media, blogs, etc., have been writing about how history was made on 9th May 2018 when Malaysia saw a regime change after 61 years of the same government. They are also giving an impression that Umno was totally wiped out and is now finished and is going to be buried for good. (Incidentally, they said the same thing 17

August 8, 2018 11:38 PM Arsenal's 'silent Stan' unfazed by unhappy fans

LONDON: American businessman and entrepreneur Stan Kroenke is unlikely to be upset by the outpouring of heated opposition from Arsenal fans following his takeover of historic Premier League club. The hard-nosed multi-billionaire from Columbia, Missouri, who joined the American invasion of English football over a decade ago, has absorbed a steady volume 23

July 28, 2018 1:26 PM Teens die on-the-spot in Negri Sembilan accident

SEREMBAN: Two teenagers were killed when the motorcycle they were riding on collided with a vehicle at Kilometre 1, Jalan Seri Menanti-Tanjung Ipoh, Negri Sembilan, near here, today. Negri Sembilan Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department Chief, Supt Ibrahim Mohd Abdul Kadir said the motorcyclist and his pillion rider died on-the-spot during 9

July 27, 2018 6:21 AM Paraguayan minister, deputy die in plane crash

ASUNCION: Paraguay's agriculture minister and a deputy minister were among four people killed in an airplane crash near the Argentine border, rescuers said Thursday. The twin-engine light aircraft had taken off from the southern fishing town of Ayolas on Wednesday afternoon but crashed soon afterward, just eight km from the airport. "There are no survivors 11

July 23, 2018 2:26 PM Record heat broils Japan, prompting warnings

TOKYO: Japanese officials issued new warnings Monday as a deadly heatwave blankets the country, producing record high temperatures in Tokyo just two years before the city hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics. Officials said last week that the heatwave had killed at least 15 people and forced the hospitalisation of over 12,000 others in the first two weeks 12

July 17, 2018 5:49 AM Trio on bike die as vehicle rams into stalled lorry

KUALA LUMPUR: Three individuals believed to be riding on a motorcycle died when their vehicle hit the back of a lorry at KM451.5 of the North-South Expressway (southbound) near Sungai Buloh, here last night. Selangor Investigation and Traffic Enforcement Department chief Supt Azman Shari'at said the victims were a 21-year-old woman, a 14-year-old teenage 10

July 14, 2018 2:18 AM Two workers die in operations at construction site

KUALA LUMPUR: Work at the construction site at Jalan Dewan Sultan Sulaiman, here was stopped immediately after an incident that killed two workers early on Thursday morning. The Human Resource Ministry said in a statement last night that six workers were carrying out concrete works on the 15th floor of the building concerned when the concrete slabs and formwork 28

July 8, 2018 8:23 AM Old couple die in 3am blaze

KOTA TINNGI: An elderly couple burnt to death in their shop in Sungai Rengit, near here, early today. Chong Chin Sin, 70, and his wife, Tan Ah Yeng, 70, were found dead in their electrical appliance shop after the fire was stopped. The fire also destroyed a motorcycle workshop and a hardware shop. Two vans that were parked in front of the shops were also burnt 7

June 26, 2018 1:02 AM US senator's rib cracked as lawmaker saves her from choking

WASHINGTON: US Senator Claire McCaskill said Monday she suffered a cracked rib when a fellow lawmaker who noticed her choking rushed to the rescue and performed the Heimlich manoeuvre on her. During a luncheon of Senate Democrats on Thursday, Senator Joe Manchin jumped from his seat to help his colleague, dislodging the blockage in McCaskill's throat 15

June 23, 2018 10:20 AM Five migrants die, nearly 200 rescued off Libya

TRIPOLI: Five migrants died and nearly 200 were rescued off the coast of Libya while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in two boats, the Libyan navy said Saturday. Three children and nine women were among 94 migrants rescued on Friday when their inflatable dinghy sank 12 nautical miles from Garabulli, east of the capital Tripoli. Five migrants 23