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July 15, 2018 10:30 AM Pacquiao knocks out Matthysse to regain WBA title

WITH the 60th victory of a stellar career, Manny Pacquiao regained the WBA world welterweight title with a TKO of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur today. At the ripe old age of 39 and without long-time trainer Freddie Roach, Pacquiao showed no signs of slowing down to take his record to an impressive 3

July 12, 2018 7:47 AM 2,575 flood victim families in Kota Belud receive aid

KOTA BELUD: A total of 2,575 families who were affected by floods in the district last year, received aid from the National Disaster Management Agency (APBN) today. Deputy Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis said the families affected by the Dec 2017 floods received RM500 each. "This relief 4

July 12, 2018 2:40 AM Suit up for Korean law drama

WHEN US television law drama series Suits premiered in 2011, producer Aaron Korsh introduced us to the world of attractive lawyers dressed in Tom Ford suits, hostile takeovers and lead character Harvey Specter (Garbiel Macht)'s famous quote: "Sometimes the good guy's gotta do the bad things to make the bad guys pay." Following the major success of this show, KBS (Korean 5

July 11, 2018 6:50 AM Rain, winds wreak havoc in Labuan

LABUAN: Torrential rain accompanied by strong winds hit this duty-free-island today, toppling several trees and lamp posts and damaging property. The rain and winds struck this city from about 8am to 10am. The winds lasted until early afternoon. No casualties or injuries were reported. Several trees toppled and branches fell onto roads in various areas 6

July 11, 2018 4:03 AM 1 dead, 20 injured in S. Africa vintage plane crash: Official

PRETORIA: One person was killed and about 20 were injured when a vintage plane crashed Tuesday after it took off on a test flight from a small airport in the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said. The Convair-340 plane built in 1954 was due to soon be flown to the Aviodrome air museum in the Netherlands from Wonderboom airport in Pretoria 8

July 10, 2018 5:12 AM Alert on strong winds, rough seas to remain until Sunday

KUALA LUMPUR: Strong southwesterly winds of 40kph to 50kph with waves up to 3.5m are expected over the waters of Perlis, Kedah and Penang until Sunday (Jan 15). The Malaysian Meteorological Department said the strong winds reaching speeds of 40kph to 50kph and waves rising to 3.5m were also expected to hit over the waters of northern Straits of Malacca 5

July 9, 2018 1:13 PM Bursa records 10th consecutive week of foreign attrition

PETALING JAYA: Foreign funds continued its selling streak last week at a net US$704.3 million (RM2.85 billion) compared with the US$705.4 million net seen the week before. “Foreign investors continued to pare their holdings in stocks listed on Bursa for the 10th consecutive week. This is the longest weekly selling streak recorded since the 20-week selling 5

July 9, 2018 9:10 AM Zuma son in S. Africa court on corruption charges

JOHANNESBURG: Duduzane Zuma, the son of scandal-hit former South African president Jacob Zuma, appeared in ankle shackles in a Johannesburg court on Monday on corruption charges before being released on bail. Duduzane, 34, worked for the Gupta family, which is accused of corrupt dealings with Zuma's government by being granted lucrative government contracts 4

July 9, 2018 7:00 AM Japan PM cancels overseas trip as rain toll hits 100: Local media

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a four-country foreign trip as the death toll from flooding and landslides caused by record rains hit 100, local media said Monday. Abe had been expected to visit Belgium, France, Saudi Arabia and Egypt from Wednesday. His office declined to comment on the reports. Abe reportedly told the deputy 5

July 8, 2018 1:28 PM 'Terrorist attack' kills 6 Tunisia security forces

TUNIS: Six members of Tunisia's security forces were killed Sunday in a "terrorist attack" near the border with Algeria, the interior ministry said, updating an earlier toll. A national guard border patrol in the Ain Sultan area of the Jenduba border province "was hit in a landmine ambush that killed six agents", the ministry said. Ministry spokesman 5