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April 22, 2018 10:23 AM Japan pip Britain to seal return to Fed Cup's elite

MIKI, Japan: Japan plucked victory from the jaws of defeat as the hosts beat Britain 3-2 on Sunday to seal a return to the Fed Cup's elite level after a four-year absence. Johanna Konta crushed Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-3 to put the visitors on the brink of victory before Kurumi Nara upset Heather Watson 7-6 (11-9), 6-4 to take a see-saw World Group II playoff 6

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 6

April 22, 2018 4:08 AM 'World's oldest person' dies in Japan at 117

TOKYO: A 117-year-old Japanese woman, thought to be the world's oldest person, has died, a local official told AFP Sunday. Nabi Tajima, who was born Aug 4, 1900, died around 8:00 pm (1100 GMT, 7pm Malaysia time) Saturday at a hospital on her native Kikai Island in Kagoshima region, according to Susumu Yoshiyuki, a health and welfare official 7

April 20, 2018 7:29 AM Petronas launches Mesra Bonanza campaign

KUALA LUMPUR: As part of its efforts to reward loyal customers, PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad (PDB) today launched its biggest nationwide campaign by far, the Mesra Bonanza, offering over 1600 winners with exciting prizes ranging from cash and Mesra points to holiday packages, gadgets, scooters and many more, with just at a minimum spend of RM30. The campaign 17

April 19, 2018 10:50 PM North Korea seeks ‘complete denuclearisation,’ South’s Moon says

South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Vietnam's National Assembly in Hanoi March 23, 2018. — Reuters picSEOUL, April 20 — North Korea has expressed its commitment to “complete denuclearisation” of the Korean peninsula and has not attached conditions, South Korea's president said yesterday, but Washington remains wary and has vowed to maintain “maximum 10

April 17, 2018 2:32 AM A different kind of cruise

PEACE BOAT is not merely a cruise liner that traverses the world’s oceans, but is also a non-governmental organisation founded in Japan with a mission to raise awareness of global issues, and foster positive social change. The Peace Boat organisation believes that travel in itself can be a tool for positive social and political change. Since its maiden 10

April 16, 2018 11:55 PM G7 calls on Russia to answer for Salisbury nerve agent attack

Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations hold a working dinner in the Bavarian village of Kruen, Germany June 7, 2015. — Reuters picOTTAWA, April 17 — Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven industrialised nations yesterday called on Russia to come clean about a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain, calling it “a threat to us all.” “We call on Russia 8

April 16, 2018 9:08 AM USNS Mercy makes second visit to Malaysia

PORT KLANG: USNS Mercy, the US San Diego-based hospital ship, today made its second port call to Malaysia as part of the ongoing Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18) mission. During the five-day visit that ends this Friday, the crew will engage in civil engineering projects, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) preparedness seminars and community 13

April 13, 2018 8:07 AM New Serena 2.0L S-Hybrid now available in Premium Highway Star variant

EDARAN Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM) today announced that the all-new Nissan Serena 2.0L S-Hybrid is also available in Premium Highway Star variant, with exclusive two-tone exterior and additional premium features. The Premium Highway Star now comes with two-tone exterior colour design, including premium interior features such as combination leather 14

April 11, 2018 7:00 AM One killed as landslide engulfs houses in Japan

Rescue workers search for missing people at the site where houses were buried in a landslide at Yabakei town in Nakatsu, Oita Prefecture, southwestern Japan, April 11, 2018. — Reuters picTOKYO, April 11 — A man has been found dead and several people are missing after a landslide engulfed houses in southern Japan today, local officials said. “A man’s 5