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September 3, 2018 10:12 AM We could have achieved more than seven gold medals: Syed Saddiq

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Contingent was capable of delivering more than the seven gold medals it won in the 2018 Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang, which came to a close yesterday, according to Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman. "When I took up the office, I was told the minimum target is seven. However, for me personally, I don't take minimum 10

August 30, 2018 2:36 PM Bringing the world together at MIGF

THE Malaysia International Gastronomy Festival (MIGF) is back, and will take place from Sept 1 to Sept 3. Throughout the festival month, Malaysia’s premier dining venues will serve special Festival Menus, at special Festival prices. This year’s MIGF features cuisines from around the world, including Malaysian, French, Sri Lankan, Korean, Cantonese, Italian 7

August 23, 2018 1:51 PM Final exam dates in Kedah cancelled, changed to new dates

PUTRAJAYA: The year-end final exams in a school in Kedah which was set for on Nov 7, a day after Deepavali, has been cancelled and moved to another date, said the Education Ministry. In a statement today, it said all schools had been instructed to abide by the guidelines set by the ministry and State Education Department. "The date of the examination 10

August 21, 2018 9:10 AM Strengthening infrastructure in Balakong main thrust of PH manifesto

BANGI: Strengthening and developing infrastructure in Balakong is the main thrust of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) manifesto for the state seat's by-election. PH candidate Wong Siew Ki said she was determined to resolve the problems on flash floods and traffic congestion, which had been plaguing the constituents in Balakong. "The Sungai Balak banks will be upgraded 10

August 16, 2018 3:45 AM British Council celebrates success of 'FameLab'

KUALA LUMPUR: British Council, which provides a platform to discuss science communication, celebrated the success of FameLab in Malaysia. The event titled "FameLab:Celebrating Science, Communicating Impact", also celebrated the partnership with Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT). "Communicating science effectively is a complex 5

August 14, 2018 5:14 AM First in line for Urbanscapes

U MOBILE users can get a headstart on tickets to this year's Urbanscapes music event in November, with the early bird ticket sales today, two days before anyone else. Be the first to get tickets to catch Urbanscapes Presents Khalid on Nov 4 at 8pm at KL Live (RM269), and the Unlimited Grooves Festival on Nov 10 at 3pm at Chin Woo Stadium (RM199). The latter 9

August 10, 2018 8:48 AM Mujahid to meet LGBT activist Nisha Ayub over portrait incident

PETALING JAYA: Minister of Religious Affairs in the Prime Minister's Office Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa will meet LGBT activist Nisha Ayub whose portrait was removed from a photography exhibition at the George Town Festival. The meeting is slated to take place at 6pm today at the lobby of Block A of the Putrajaya Islamic Complex. According to a media invite 14

August 8, 2018 4:04 PM Russia stops Pussy Riot member leaving country

MOSCOW: Russian security services on Wednesday prevented Maria Alyokhina of punk protest group Pussy Riot from flying out of the country to perform at a top arts festival, she said. Alyokhina wrote on Facebook that as she was about to depart from Moscow to perform a theatre show based on her book at Britain's Edinburgh Festival, "at the airport the guys from the FSB border 4

August 5, 2018 3:05 AM Loh holds Penang’s first exhibition on aerial drone photography

GEORGE TOWN: Former Reuters photographer ST Loh is holding Penang's first ever exhibition on aerial drone photography. He has used two aerial drones to capture images for the exhibition. It was launched by the Mayor and Penang Island City Council (MBPP) president Datuk Yew Tung Seang. Loh said that the exhibition runs throughout the festival period from yesterday 7

August 1, 2018 6:07 AM Watsons 8.8 Online Shopathon Festival

From Aug 1 to 10, shoppers at watsons.com.my are in for super savings. Better still, Watsons is offering goods from as low as RM0.88 and up to 88% off products when you shop online on Aug 8. If you're one of the top eight big spenders that day, you stand to win Samsonite 20in. luggage. In addition, the first 1,000 shoppers with purchases on Aug 8 will receive 23