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August 17, 2018 10:27 AM Anti-king banner unveiled in Barcelona ahead of attacks ceremony

BARCELONA: Catalan separatists unveiled a giant banner against Spain's King Felipe VI on a building in the Barcelona square where he is due to attend a ceremony on Friday in honour of the victims of last year's deadly jihadist attacks in the city. "The Spanish King is not welcome in the Catalan countries," the banner read in English. It was accompanied 5

August 13, 2018 6:19 AM Police to use English on PM’s directive (Updated)

KUALA LUMPUR: Efforts are being made for the police to improve their command of English after a directive by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to use the language in their work. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said the police had already been using English for their daily briefings and operations but Mahathir has once again 7

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 10

August 7, 2018 11:49 PM Boro swat aside Sheffield United, West Brom snatch first point

LONDON: Tony Pulis's Middlesbrough claimed an impressive 3-0 victory over Sheffield United on Tuesday, while West Brom struck late at Nottingham Forest to grab their first point of the English Championship season. Middlesbrough, who scored twice late on to snatch a 2-2 draw at Millwall in their season-opener on Saturday, carried on from where they left off at the Riverside 5

August 6, 2018 5:06 AM Tajikistan fears for tourism after attack on bike tourists

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan: En route to mountainous Tajikistan's "roof of the world" lies a hastily-erected memorial to four bike tourists killed in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group late last month. Roses and tulips lie scattered at the tribute — featuring a plaque inscribed in English — in the foreground of a scrubby mountain landscape. "We express 15

July 29, 2018 4:53 AM Police seek teacher over molest of pupil

JOHOR BARU: The police have sought an English language teacher at a secondary school in Kulai to facilitate investigations into the molest of a 15-year-old pupil. The teacher is alleged to have molested the teenage boy on April 11 and 22 at the school's library and his house. The student complained to the school on what happened on Thursday (July 26) when the teacher 6

July 25, 2018 6:28 AM Hong Kong's Cathay lists Taiwan as part of China

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's flag carrier Cathay Pacific became the latest airline to list Taiwan as part of China on its website Wednesday after a request from mainland authorities. The Chinese Civil Aviation Administration sent a notice to dozens of airlines in April asking them to comply with Beijing's standards. Taiwan is a self-ruling democracy but Beijing 13

July 23, 2018 7:28 AM Najib says conscience is clear, cheques for BN funds not from 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said today that his "conscience is clear" on whether cheques amounting to RM470 million he signed to Barisan Nasional (BN) accounts came from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). "When we issued the cheques for these funds, we were very clear that it did not come from 1MDB," he told reporters 9

July 18, 2018 11:36 PM Hazard and Courtois futures in board's hands, says Sarri

LONDON: The futures of star Belgian duo Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois can be decided by the Chelsea board, said the club's new manager Maurizio Sarri on Wednesday. The 59-year-old Italian, speaking at his unveiling after being appointed the successor to sacked compatriot Antonio Conte, admitted to being disinterested by the transfer market. This will be music 7

July 18, 2018 4:03 PM Education policy to be reviewed: Maszlee

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry will set up a committee to review the national education policy, said its minister Dr Maszlee Malik. "The committee is tasked with reviewing the national education philosophy and policy including improving the educational curriculum and system from the preschool right up to the university level. "Encompassing civic 6