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June 22, 2018 2:22 PM One Mic Stand presents five nights of local comedy shows

CELEBRATING its sixth year running, One Mic Stand (OMS) is will be holding five nights of local comedy shows from June 26 to June 30 at General Space, 12, Lorong Universiti B, Seksyen 16, Petaling Jaya. On June 26, there is OMS' Greatest Hits, which features veterans of OMS bringing some of their classic jokes back This show features Jason Leong, Kavin 3

June 20, 2018 12:24 AM Tapping the Peranakan experience

WE lost a "true" Malaysian last week – Datuk Kenny Chan of Baba Nyonya fame. He was 68 when he passed away in Malacca. Better known as Bibik Kim Neo in TV1's longest-running series, Chan captivated his audience with his skilful acting and wit. He brought much laughter to Malaysians. It is no wonder the series lasted from the late 1980s till the turn of the century 5

June 18, 2018 4:57 AM England fans reach World Cup by bike

Volgograd, Russia (dpa) - Two England fans have arrived in Volgograd after riding some 3,800 kilometres by bike to watch England play at the World Cup. Jamie Marriott and Mitchell Jones set off from the southern town of Emsworth on May 25 and pedalled through France, Germany, Poland and Ukraine to reach the southern Russian city just in time to see England 6

June 15, 2018 11:35 PM Watford sign Navarro from Espanyol

LONDON: Watford have signed defender Marc Navarro from Espanyol for an undisclosed fee, the English Premier League club announced Friday. The 22-year-old Spaniard, who rose through the youth ranks at Barcelona, has joined the Hornets on a five-year deal. Watford chairman Scott Duxbury told the club's website: "Marc has attracted interest from a host of top European 6

June 14, 2018 9:39 AM Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

LONDON: Premier League champions Manchester City will begin their title defence away to Arsenal on the weekend of August 11-12, the English Premier League announced Thursday as it unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season. The match will also be new Arsenal manager Unai Emery's first in English football's top flight. The exact date of the game will be confirmed 8

June 5, 2018 10:25 AM US boycotts world disarmament body over Syria presidency

GENEVA: The United States said it would boycott Tuesday's session of the Conference on Disarmament amid fears that Syria is using its presidency of the body to "normalise" the regime. "Based on Syria's repeated attempts last week to use its presidency of the Conference on Disarmament to normalise the regime and its unacceptable and dangerous behaviour 10

May 24, 2018 9:37 AM Lee injury adds to South Korea World Cup woes

SEOUL: Veteran striker Lee Keun-ho was Thursday ruled out of South Korea's World Cup squad after tearing a knee ligament, the latest in a string of injuries to plague the Asian team ahead of Russia. "Lee Keun-ho has been ruled out of the World Cup," spokesman at the Korea Football Association told AFP. "He sustained a torn ligament on his right knee during 12

May 23, 2018 8:37 AM Manchester United named most valuable football team

PARIS: Manchester United may have finished second in the English Premier League this season but the club is top of the table in terms of overall value, according to a report by accounting firm KPMG on Wednesday. The Red Devils' overall value increased five percent compared to 2017 to more than 3.2 billion euros (RM14 billion), beating Real Madrid on 2.9 billion 14

May 15, 2018 1:32 AM New trial for US man whose lawyer proclaimed him guilty

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court ordered a new trial on Monday for a Louisiana man whose lawyer told a jury he had committed a triple murder despite his claims of innocence. In a 6-3 ruling, the top US court said the lawyer in the case should have abided by the wishes of accused murderer Robert McCoy. McCoy, now 44, was convicted in 2011 of shooting 14

May 2, 2018 11:44 PM Three things we learned from Roma v Liverpool

ROME: Liverpool reached the Champions League final for the first time in 11 years after a 7-6 aggregate win against Roma on Wednesday. Inspired by dreams of restoring Liverpool to their former glory, Jurgen Klopp joined the Reds three years ago to experience unforgettable nights like this. By leading Liverpool to their eighth European Cup final, Klopp 15