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June 21, 2018 7:53 AM Children's Wellbeing Roadmap to be released in a month: Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA: An integrated and comprehensive Children's Wellbeing Roadmap will be drawn out in a month to address various problems plaguing children, including refugees and the marginalised. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail stressed that the country had failed to ensure the wellbeing of children, despite the millions spent for almost 3

June 20, 2018 5:45 AM MRCB's Salim to retire on July 2

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd's Group Managing Director Tan Sri Mohamed Salim Fateh Din, will retire on July 2, 2018 to make way for his son Mohd Imran Mohamad Salim to takeover helm of the group. The stock was up half a sen at 65 sen with some 2.3 million shares changing hands, at the end of morning trade. Mohd Imran, an executive 3

June 20, 2018 2:42 AM Bursa Malaysia snaps eight-day losing streak, opens higher

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia snapped an eight-day losing streak to open higher today as bargain-hunting took place. The local bourse slumped to an over six-and-a-half month low at yesterday's close. But at 9.08am today, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 10.02 points stronger at 1,725.38 from Tuesday's close of 1,715.36. On the broader 9

June 19, 2018 7:12 AM ‘Score with theSun’ scores big with footie fans

PETALING JAYA: 'Score with theSun' is scoring big time with World Cup fans who say the eight-page pullout helps them to keep in the thick of the action even if they miss some of those late nights from Russia. "The World Cup microsite and pullout gets me pumped up for all the games, it's the best news for the world cup so far. It has helped me get to grips 5

June 18, 2018 10:51 AM No red cards after 11 World Cup matches for first time since 1986

There is no seeing red in Russia - at least not at the World Cup. Zero red cards have been given after 11 matches through four days of games, the longest wait for the first dismissal of the finals in 32 years. The 2018 World Cup still has a while though before it would snap the all-time mark. The first red card of Mexico 1986 came in the 16th match 5

June 18, 2018 8:46 AM Airasia doubles flights between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia aims to double the number of flights between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore to 14 weekly flights from Aug 1 this year. In a statement issued, the airline said the increased frequency is expected to boost air connectivity between the two capitals and bring Asean closer. AirAsia Malaysia commercial head, Spencer Lee, said the additional 5

June 17, 2018 3:44 PM Freak wind causes havoc in SK Pekan Telipid

BELURAN: The roof of two buildings at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Telupid housing eight classrooms were blown away by sudden strong winds this evening. In the incident at about 3.30pm, the freak wind blew away several pieces of zinc roof sheets from a teachers' quarters and the school administration block. The windshield of a car in the garage of a school 4

June 17, 2018 12:25 PM Bursa trading velocity profoundly low during World Cup

PETALING JAYA: The trading velocity in Malaysia during the 2018 World Cup is expected to be subdued not just because of this event but also due to the festive season, according to MIDF Research. “We do not expect the World Cup event to change the fundamentals of all stocks under our coverage. Hence, we maintain our FBM KLCI year-end 2018 target of 1,800 points 5

June 15, 2018 11:35 PM Ronaldo toasts new career mark after hat-trick against Spain

SOCHI: Cristiano Ronaldo expressed his delight at setting another record in his remarkable career as his hat-trick against Spain on Friday allowed him to become just the fourth player to score in four World Cups. "I am very happy, it's a nice personal record to have, one more in my career," said the Portugal captain, whose goals secured a 3-3 draw for the European 6

June 14, 2018 11:56 PM Star trio of Mickelson, McIlroy, Spieth fails to shine

SOUTHAMPTON: Phil Mickelson's hopes of easing his way into the US Open in search of a potentially career-defining win evaporated in the winds whipping across Shinnecock Hills on Thursday. Mickelson, a six-time US Open runner-up who needs only his national title to complete the career Grand Slam, hit 13 of 14 fairways but found only nine greens in regulation 9