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July 20, 2018 9:22 AM Muslim NGO's protest against Ramasamy in support of Zakir Naik

GEORGE TOWN: Several hundred protesters from Muslim non-governmental organisations (NGOs) staged a protest against Deputy Chief Minister II Prof. P. Ramasamy's call for controversial preacher Zakir Naik to be extradited back to India. The scores of disgruntled protesters staged the protest after Friday prayers at the Masjid Jamek Shaik Eusoff in Datuk 3

July 14, 2018 8:04 AM Eritrea President arrives in Ethiopia for state visit

ADDIS ABABA: Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Ethiopia on Saturday for a historic visit to cement peace less than a week after the two nations declared an end to a two-decade conflict, an AFP reporter said. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed greeted Afwerki as a brass band played before inspecting a guard of honour on the start of the three-day 10

June 30, 2018 9:11 AM Two leading educational institutes host convocations

GEORGE TOWN: Two leading educational institutions here held their annual convocations where thousands of bouquets and graduation paraphernalia went on sale here. Such novelty items have become a huge seasonal item, especially during graduations, birthdays and on Valentine Day, said Khoo Meng Lee, who is a major trader of such items. Parents, relatives 5

June 28, 2018 4:16 AM Pentagon chief seeks to reassure S. Korea, Japan on North

SEOUL: US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in Seoul Thursday and was heading for Tokyo later to reassure Washington's key East Asian allies after President Donald Trump unilaterally suspended military exercises in South Korea, sparking concern over his commitment to the region. With the US president lauding North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "talented 10

June 26, 2018 4:05 AM Zulkifli begins duties as new Chief of Defence Forces

KUALA LUMPUR: Gen Tan Sri Zulkifli Zainal Abidin (pix) began his official duties as Chief of Defence Forces at Wisma Pertahanan, Jalan Padang Tembak here today. Zulkifli, 59, took over from Gen Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor, who went on mandatory retirement. His arrival this morning was welcomed by a guard-of-honour mounted by the 1st Battalion 6

June 18, 2018 9:15 AM Portugal 'stronger than Morocco', says Andre Silva

KRATOVO, Russia: Portugal striker Andre Silva believes the European champions are well equipped to beat Morocco ahead of their upcoming World Cup group stage clash in Moscow. "I think we are stronger than Morocco if we compare the two teams, but I'm not saying the game will be easy for us," Silva told reporters at Portugal's team base on Monday 9

June 2, 2018 6:02 AM Sanchez to be sworn in as new Spanish PM

MADRID: Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez will be sworn in as prime minister on Saturday, a day after ousting Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote in parliament sparked by fury over his party's corruption woes. Sanchez, a 46-year-old economist with no government experience, will take the oath of office at 11:00 am (0900 GMT) before King Felipe 5

May 14, 2018 6:05 AM Police pledge commitment to serve under new Home Minister

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have pledged their commitment in carrying out their duties following the appointment of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as Home Minister. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said police congratulated Muhyiddin on his appointment, which was announced by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Saturday. "We are committed 8

May 10, 2018 2:51 PM Hopes of athletes, sports activists for new govt

KUALA LUMPUR: Sports activists and athletes want the new government which has been given the mandate to rule the country to continue supporting sports development and excellence especially to realise the dream of the country's first Olympic gold medal. National cycling champion, Azizulhasni Awang hopes the new government will be serious in helping national 23

May 8, 2018 12:32 PM Caretaker Sarawak Chief Minister opens Pandelela Rinong Aquatic Centre

KUCHING: The Pandelela Rinong Aquatic Centre here was officially opened today by caretaker Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. The centre served as one of two centrepieces of the 2016 Malaysia Games (Sukma) and was renamed the Pandelela Rinong Aquatic Centre in honour of Malaysia's diving queen who won silver and bronze medals 3