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August 28, 2018 2:59 AM Theme park fun-filled festivity

In conjunction with the nation’s 61st year of independence, Sunway Lagoon launches the “Proud To Be Malaysian” campaign that will run from Aug 17 to Sep 16. Visitors to the theme park can expect a large number of activities and attractions during this time. Alongside the unveiling of Infantino Fernandes’ latest metal sculptures of seven bisons called 10

August 28, 2018 2:21 AM Fire forces brief Statue of Liberty evacuation

NEW YORK: More than 3,000 tourists were evacuated Monday from the island where the Statue of Liberty stands, after propane cylinders caught fire at a construction site near the iconic landmark, officials said. Liberty Island, which welcomes thousands of visitors a day during the busy summer season, was evacuated for more than two hours, before the fire department 14

August 26, 2018 10:02 AM Athletes show off their national pride as Merdeka Day approaches

GEORGE TOWN: As the nation marks the 61st National Day celebrations with the annual pomp and splendour, citizens from all walks of life mark the occasion through their own unique approaches. In Kampung Bukit Pelanduk at Permatang Pauh, two friends have set off on some 380km bicycle ride to mark the occasion. "We want to instil the spirit of patriotism 14

August 25, 2018 10:42 AM Erdogan says commitment of all Turks needed to combat attacks on economy

ANKARA: The commitment and determination of Turks is the guarantee needed to combat attacks on Turkey's economy, President Tayyip Erdogan said today, in his first comments on the ongoing currency crisis in days. "As we tackle attacks against the Turkish economy today, our biggest guarantee is the commitment and determination of every member of our people 9

August 23, 2018 9:10 AM Theme park Merdeka fun

IN conjunction with the nation's 61st year of independence, Sunway Lagoon launches the "Proud To Be Malaysian" campaign that will run from Aug 17 to Sep 16. Visitors to the theme park can expect a large number of activities and attractions during this time. Alongside the unveiling of Infantino Fernandes' latest metal sculptures of seven bisons called 14

August 22, 2018 8:55 AM Merdeka Airshow: Call for airlines to notify passengers on any change of flight schedule

SEREMBAN: Commercial airlines have been asked to notify their passengers on any change of flight schedule at the earliest possible time following the closure of the airspace above and around the KL International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 for the training for the Merdeka Day airshow. Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook this was to enable the passengers 19

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 12

August 15, 2018 9:27 AM Modi says 'sleeping elephant' India has woken up

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed India's growing role in the world economy, calling it a "sleeping elephant" that has woken up, in a keynote national speech before a looming election campaign. The Hindu nationalist leader spoke for more than 80 minutes from the ramparts of New Delhi's 17th century Red Fort in the final Independence 26

August 14, 2018 11:43 PM Exercise of freedom must be in accordance to Federal Constitution: Eddin Syazlee

JOHOR BARU: The exercise of individual's right to freedom, be it freedom of religion or speech, must be done in accordance to the provisions in the Federal Constitution, says Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith. He said the meaning of freedom should also be defined and practised in the true context according to the law and not outside 11

August 11, 2018 8:23 AM Do not fly faded or tattered Jalur Gemilang: Baru Bian

SIBU: Malaysians should not fly faded or tattered Jalur Gemilang as such an act is a disgrace to the country's sovereignty and image, says Works Ministry Baru Bian. He said this was more so now as Aug and Sept had been declared as the Merdeka Month and National Month respectively. Baru said the act of flying any tattered Jalur Gemilang especially during 13