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August 28, 2018 8:42 AM I knew about Amri’s disappearance only through news reports, says ex-IGP

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said he only knew about activist Amri Che Mat through news reports. Khalid told the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) inquiry for Amri's disappearance that he only knew about the case from reading news reports. "After reading news reports I found out that he was the subject 95

August 28, 2018 6:58 AM Govt urged to set up independent GLC review committee

KUALA LUMPUR: The government must establish an independent government-linked company (GLC) review committee to undertake an assessment of all GLCs in the country. Universiti Malaya economics and administration faculty professor Edmund Terence Gomez said there is an urgent need to institute reforms to ensure GLCs function properly and in a transparent 87

August 28, 2018 6:29 AM Malaysian sepak takraw inter-regu strikes gold after 24 years

PALEMBANG: The 24-year wait was not in vain. Malaysia Tuesday won the coveted inter-regu sepak takraw gold medal of the Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, beating host Indonesia 2-1 in the final. Malaysia last won the Asian Games gold in 1994 in Hiroshima, Japan. It won the gold one other time, at the 1990 games in Beijing. In today's match, the Malaysian 98

August 28, 2018 3:03 AM Daiman top gainer on Bursa

PETALING JAYA: Daiman Development Bhd has emerged as the top gainer on Bursa Malaysia this morning with its share price rising as much as 29.95% after it received an offer from its major shareholder Tay Kia Hong & Sons Sdn Bhd and Daiman Holdings Sdn Bhd to privatise the group by way of a selective capital reduction and repayment exercise (SCR) at RM3 per share 86

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 102

August 27, 2018 2:39 PM Pandelela's injury major blow for Malaysian diving squad

JAKARTA: The Malaysian diving squad suffered a major blow after Pandelela Rinong was forced to withdraw from the women's 10m platform synchronised event in tomorrow's opening of the diving competition at the 2018 Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang. Malaysian acting diving squad head coach Zhang Yukun told reporters that the diving queen sustained a serious 126

August 27, 2018 11:02 AM Counter terrorism cop confirms elements of terrorism among Rohingya refugees

KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division principal assistant director DCP Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said there is a possibility that a jihad could be brewing with the Rohingyas who are exposed to extremist ideologies. "They will be recruited by the terror groups and sent back to Myanmar to wage war," he said. He revealed that there 94

August 27, 2018 9:48 AM Malaysians a model of cleanliness in Mecca

MECCA: After seeing how Malaysian pilgrims kept their surroundings neat and tidy in the Masyair Prime Cleanliness Campaign by Tabung Haji (TH), Saudi Arabia is now proposing the same programme be implemented for all pilgrims in the future. Saudi Arabia Haj and Umrah vice minister, Dr Abdulfattah Suliman Mashat, considers Malaysia a model of cleanliness 93

August 27, 2018 8:51 AM Jeffrey Cheah Foundation launches the Oxford-Jeffrey Cheah Graduate Scholarship

BRITISH High Commissioner to Malaysia HE Vicki Treadell officially launched the Oxford-Jeffrey Cheah Graduate Scholarship at Sunway University on Aug 23. At the ceremony, Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Founding Trustee Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah thanked the University of Oxford. Cheah was also honoured and expressed his gratitude towards the uni in helping talented 123

August 27, 2018 7:51 AM Watta Holding gets queried for share price spike

PETALING JAYA: Watta Holding Bhd has been issued an unusual market activity query by Bursa Malaysia Securities after its share price more than doubled in under one week. Today alone it hit a high of 74.5 sen before settling at 66 sen earlier, 32% higher than the 50 sen closing it saw last Friday. Some 6.5 million shares changed hands. Just more than a week ago the company 86