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August 20, 2018 2:20 PM India suffer first kabaddi defeat

JAKARTA: India's men suffered their first ever kabaddi defeat at the Asian Games when they slumped 24-23 to South Korea in a group match on Monday. The seven-time champions beat both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Sunday to stamp their authority but they met their match in South Korea, ending a run of 32 straight wins. India have only lost once before in the home-grown 81

August 20, 2018 8:57 AM Residents confident PH candidate Wong can build on predecessor's legacy

KUALA LUMPUR: The people of Batu 11 Cheras, which falls under the Balakong constituency, are confident that Pakatan Harapan's (PH) candidate Wong Siew Ki will continue the legacy of the previous DAP assemblyman, the late Eddie Ng Tien Chee. Speaking after a press conference at Jalan Pekan, Kampung Baru Balakong, Lim Chin Yuan, 58, village head of Batu 11 Cheras 111

August 19, 2018 9:34 AM Poor start for wushu world champion Weng Son

JAKARTA: Going to the Asian Games as the 2017 world champion did not appear to add any clout to Wong Weng Son in the men's changquan event today. The gold medalist of the 2017 World Championship ended in the ninth position out of 17 participants after collecting 9.59 points in the event held at Dewan B, Jakarta International Expo. Another national representative 78

August 15, 2018 7:13 AM Paulsen, Arul freed from sedition charges

KUALA LUMPUR: Human rights lawyer Eric Paulsen and PSM's central committee member S. Arulchevan were freed from sedition charges at the sessions court today. They were acquitted and discharged after the prosecution withdrew the charges against them. Judge Edwin Paramjothy Michael Muniandy delivered his order after Deputy Public Prosecutor Norinna Bahadun 152

August 14, 2018 7:56 AM Mahathir’s water-war with Singapore

More than 30 years ago, back in the mid-1980s, a Malaysian friend who lives in Singapore told me that if Malaysia ever cuts off the water supply to Singapore, Singaporeans will not go thirsty (like in 1941 when the Japanese did that). Singapore has enough water although they may have to ban garden hoses and the washing of cars. The reason this Malaysian-Singaporean 54

August 10, 2018 8:10 AM 24 new Seremban municipal councillors sworn in today

SEREMBAN: A total of 24 new members of Seremban Municipal Council (MPS) were sworn in before MPS president Datuk Zazali Salehudin here today. The new councillors will serve for the 2018-2019 session from today until Dec 31, 2019. They comprised eight representatives from DAP, seven from PKR and three each from Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah), Parti Pribumi 35

August 9, 2018 11:50 AM Johari offers to vacate Sungai Petani seat for Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Datuk Johari Abdul said he has personally offered to vacate his Sungai Petani parliamentary seat to pave the way for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to return to Parliament. The chairman of the Government Backbenchers Club said he had expressed his willingness when he met Anwar yesterday. "I will be honoured if he chose Sungai 29

August 9, 2018 3:41 AM Sarawak Labour Dept to conduct spot checks at food premises

KUCHING: The Sarawak Labour Department has launched a state-wide operation on food premises to ensure employers' compliance to Chapter 76 of the Sarawak labour Ordinance. The operation involved 99 officers from the department's 17 offices in the state and was led by its Labour Standard Division head Jamillah Putit. Jamillah, when met at food premises 26

August 6, 2018 9:03 AM The day the Special Branch threatened to charge me for being a CIA agent

When Malaysia’s Special Branch detained me together with nine others in April 2001, the official reason given was ‘terrorism’. According to what the government announced, and which was reported by the media, the ten of us were planning to start an armed insurrection and that we had imported guns, bombs and rocket launchers for this purpose. What the Special 102

August 3, 2018 12:19 PM Vidal set to quit Bayern for Barcelona: Reports

BERLIN: Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal is reportedly on the verge of signing for Barcelona after leaving the Bayern Munich training camp on Friday. The 31-year-old midfield dynamo was whisked away from Bayern's pre-season training camp in Bavaria and several media outlets claim an announcement of his transfer to Barcelona is imminent. According to Spanish 78