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April 26, 2018 10:57 AM Court sentences Adam Rosly to 6 months in jail, RM30,000 fine

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court today sentenced Ampang PKR Youth chief Adam Rosly to six months' imprisonment and a RM30,000 fine for giving false statements to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in a graft probe last year. He was charged with committing the offences at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya between 9am and 12.15pm on Feb 10, 2017, and between 3

April 26, 2018 7:52 AM Johor Sultan confers DMIJ on a volunteer and state financial officer

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, today conferred the Darjah Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Johor (DMIJ) which carries the title Datin Paduka on a voluntary worker, Sabariah Hussein. Also receiving the award was Johor State Financial Officer A. Rahim Nin, which in his case, carries the title Datuk. The investiture ceremony 6

April 25, 2018 4:10 AM Kayveas sacked as MyPPP president (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: MyPPP announced that Tan Sri M. Kayveas has been sacked from the party with immediate effect. It's secretary-general Datuk K. Mohan said the party's supreme council met in an emergency meeting to endorse the decision of the disciplinary council to sack its president. He said the disciplinary committee made its decision last night (Tuesday 6

April 25, 2018 4:03 AM Penang Deputy CM Ramasamy says he helps Indian community up north too

GEORGE TOWN: The Deputy Chief Minister II in Penang not only serves the Indian community in the island state but also serves the community in the northern region. DAP central executive committee member Dr P. Ramasamy, who has held the position for the last two terms, pointed out that the Indian community from as far as Kulim, Sungai Petani and Parit 10

April 25, 2018 1:43 AM Migrant caravan arrives at US-Mexican border

MEXICALI, Mexico: Around 100 Central American migrants from a caravan that infuriated President Donald Trump arrived Tuesday at the US-Mexican border, where many plan to seek asylum in the United States, according to organisers. Two busloads of migrants arrived in the border city of Mexicali – which sits opposite Calexico, California – and paused for a rest stop before 10

April 24, 2018 8:20 AM Armenia marks Ottoman massacres after leader quits

YEREVAN: In a show of unity Tuesday, Armenians marked the anniversary of the massacre of 1.5 million of their kin by Ottoman forces in 1915, a day after leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned after days of protests. The commemorations are a hugely emotional event for the country and Armenians of all stripes flocked to a hilltop memorial in the capital Yerevan 10

April 24, 2018 5:05 AM Chinese carrier leads live fire drill in East China Sea

BEIJING: China's sole aircraft carrier has led a flotilla of naval vessels in a "live combat drill" in the East China Sea, state media reported Tuesday, the latest show of force by Beijing's burgeoning navy. The official Xinhua news agency said the vessels "took part in anti-aircraft and anti-submarine warfare training" with a simulated "opposing force" 6

April 23, 2018 3:12 AM Axes, sunglasses and now a summit at Korea's DMZ

PANMUNJOM, South Korea: In the Demilitarized Zone that has divided the two Koreas for decades, the two sides come face to face — along with the contradictory narratives that will underlie a summit at the site this week. South Korean guards chosen for their height and looks, and sporting aviator sunglasses stand stern and unmoving outside the blue huts of the Joint 5

April 22, 2018 10:23 AM India's Gangjee wins Panasonic Open by single stroke

TOKYO: Indian veteran Rahil Gangjee held his nerve to win the Panasonic Open in Japan on Sunday by a single stroke, his first Asian Tour victory in 14 years. The 39-year-old claimed the winner's blue jacket at the ¥150 million (RM5.43 million) tournament by sinking a birdie at the last hole at the Ibaraki Country Club near Osaka. Gangjee began the final 8

April 20, 2018 4:43 AM ‘Love Gilda’ opens New York’s Tribeca Film Festival (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, April 20 — The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York kicked off on Wednesday with the premiere of Love, Gilda, a documentary about late comedian Gilda Radner. For long time friend and comedian Billy Crystal, the night was bittersweet. “Knowing her back in the beginning of Saturday Night Live. My feelings for her as an entertainer and a comedian 11