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August 16, 2018 11:48 AM No restriction on use of 'Merdeka' for National Day: Ministry

PUTRAJAYA: The Communication and Multimedia Ministry said today there is no restriction on the use of the word "Merdeka" in referring to the National Day celebration. The people can use terms such as Independence Day, National Day and Malaysia Day to run programmes or events related to the National Day and Malaysia Day celebrations to spur the spirit 4

August 3, 2018 9:58 AM Malaysia garner a silver and bronze at World University Wushu

KUALA LUMPUR: The national junior wushu squad continued their commendable performance by adding a silver and a bronze medal on the second day of the 2018 FISU World University Wushu Championship in Macau, today. Malaysia who collected a bronze in the opening day yesterday, claimed a silver medal via Khaw Jun Lim in the men's Changquan event with 9.45 points 7

July 31, 2018 4:36 AM Second-ranked Wozniacki stresses fitness ahead of US Open

WASHINGTON: Hard work and peak fitness are the major concerns for world number two Caroline Wozniacki as she starts her first run to the US Open as a Grand Slam champion. The 28-year-old Dane captured her first major title in January at the Australian Open, downing current world number one Simona Halep in the final, and the 2009 and 2014 US Open runner-up 6

July 27, 2018 5:37 AM National Day 2018 will be truly historic: Gobind Singh (Updated)

PUTRAJAYA: The National Day 2018 celebration will be truly historic in the sense that the National Day is to be celebrated for the first time under the leadership of the new Pakatan Harapan government, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. Putrajaya has been selected as the venue for the celebration on Aug 31, with the theme 'Sayangi 18

July 18, 2018 3:08 AM Mexico's next government to weigh legalising drugs

MEXICO CITY: Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given his future interior minister "carte blanche" to explore the possibility of legalising drugs in a bid to curb violent crime, she said Tuesday. Olga Sanchez Cordero, a former Supreme Court judge tapped to lead the interior ministry, drew applause when she made the comment at a university 4

July 17, 2018 7:26 AM Indonesia police shoot dead 11 petty criminals in Asian Games crackdown

JAKARTA: Indonesian police have shot and killed 11 suspected small-time criminals and wounded dozens more in a crackdown before it hosts the Asian Games next month, authorities said Tuesday. Some 52 suspects have been shot after resisting arrest in the capital Jakarta since the start of July, with 11 dying of their wounds, police said. "They were endangering 8

July 15, 2018 2:13 PM Smashing time for a good cause

KUALA LUMPUR: A host of local celebrities came together over the weekend at The Forever Grand Asia Celebrity Charity Badminton (GACC) Sdn Bhd friendly tournament to raise funds for children with cerebral palsy. The event at Stadium Titiwangsawas was to raise funds for the Spastic Children's Association of Selangor & Federal Territory building development 9

July 13, 2018 7:26 AM Croatia's Modric fits the bill for Golden Ball award

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has been pulling the strings for his side at the World Cup. Could he be the player to win the Golden Ball award as best player? Moscow (dpa) - Wanted: one Golden Ball winner. Requirements: you must make the difference in the team, be able to read the game, change the game, be a leader within the team. "That makes somebody 16

July 12, 2018 5:26 AM First KRR Express outlet offers quick, convenient and all round tasty

IDEAL for those with chop-chop lifestyles who are always on-the-go yet don't want to miss a complete meal - here's to the first KRR Express restaurant, located at Plaza Shah Alam. The KRR Express restaurant is established on the grab-and-go concept. Its specially-tailored menu offers delicious and complete meals that can be purchased in a quick and convenient 17

June 29, 2018 7:30 AM Local players look forward to Sarawak golf championship

KUCHING: Malaysia's professional golfer Ben Leong is looking forward to next week's Sarawak Championship at the Damai Golf and Country Club Course near here from July 4 to 7. "It is a nice golf course in great shape and beautiful scenery and I am sure golfers will enjoy playing there," said Ben at a press conference here today. Ben is ranked 40 in the Asian 7