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February 14, 2018 9:31 AM Bursa Malaysia ends on firm note

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Bursa Malaysia ended on a firm note today boosted by strong gains in most index-linked counters coupled with encouraging gross domestic product (GDP) growth figures reported for 2017, dealers said. At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) ended at 1,834.93, up 1.91 points, or 0.104 per cent, compared with yesterday’s close 29

February 14, 2018 8:22 AM Afghan institute, Metallica win music’s ‘Nobel Prize’

Metallica's Lars Ulrich called the Polar Music Prize 'a great validation of everything that Metallica has done over the last 35 years.' — AFP picSTOCKHOLM, Feb 14 — An Afghan music institute that has empowered girls in the war-torn country and metal pioneers Metallica today shared the Polar Music Prize, often called music’s Nobel. The laureates will each receive 87

February 14, 2018 4:53 AM You can own Sharifah Aini’s PJ bungalow for RM8m

The late Sharifah Aini was affectionately known as the National Songstress and was loved for her enduring hits such as ‘Suasana Hari Raya’ and ‘Seri Dewi Malam’. ― Picture courtesy of Wikipedia. PETALING JAYA, Feb 14 — Late singer Sharifah Aini’s luxury bungalow in PJS 52 here has been listed for RM8 million. Sharifah was affectionately known as the National 25

February 14, 2018 3:56 AM Axiata Group shares slip in early trade on news of dilution

An Axiata logo is seen at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur January 3, 2013. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Axiata Group Bhd’s shares slipped in early trade today on news of a dilution of its shareholding in Indian associate, Idea Cellular Ltd, resulting in it facing an estimated loss of RM151.5 million for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2018. As at 10am, Axiata’s 15

February 14, 2018 3:36 AM Neymar not affected by Real speculation, says PSG team mate Marquinhos

PSG’s Neymar (left) is linked with a move to Real Madrid. — Reuters picMADRID, Feb 14 ― Neymar has not been affected by the rumours linking him with a move to Real Madrid, his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Marquinhos insisted ahead of the sides' Champions League showdown. “I don't see him as being destabilised. He knows very well how to control his emotions 37

February 14, 2018 1:36 AM Liverpool’s Firmino wants to make Porto ‘suffer’

Roberto Firmino vows to make Porto suffer in today’s Champions League match. — Reuters picPORTO, Feb 14 ― Forward Roberto Firmino has vowed that Liverpool's deadly strikeforce will make Porto suffer when they meet in the last 16 of the Champions League today. Juergen Klopp's side were rampant on the way to winning their group, scoring 23 goals with Firmino 30

February 14, 2018 12:33 AM Police nab three, seize drugs worth over RM1.7m

MUAR: Police detained three men and seized 25.5kg of liquid believed to be syabu (methamphetamine) worth more than RM1.7 million in a raid at a house in Bakri here yesterday. Muar district police chief ACP Zaharudin Rasip said in the 1 pm raid, the liquid was found in two pails and tested positive for drugs. "Two of the trio, all of whom aged between 18

February 13, 2018 11:58 PM The enhanced LG V3O will feature AI for photography enthusiasts and shoppers

SEOUL, Feb 14 — Later this month at Mobile World Congress, LG will introduce its own suite of AI technology for smartphones, which will be available in the 2018 version of its flagship phone, LG V30. LG Electronics has offered up a preview of its latest innovation for this year’s LG smartphone buyers — AI. A growing focus for the company, AI was also in the spotlight 65

February 13, 2018 11:18 PM Australia’s Domino’s Pizza posts stronger interim profit but misses estimates

A worker carries a pizza for delivery as he exits a Domino's pizza store in Sydney, Australia, August 12, 2015. — Reuters picSYDNEY, Feb 14 — Australian fast-food chain Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd said interim profit rose 17 per cent, helped by increasing sales across its vast network of stores, but failed to match market expectations. Net profit 25

February 13, 2018 3:02 PM Rising cost of Premier League injuries raises fixture concerns, study shows

Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez reacts after being fouled during their FA Cup Fourth Round match against Yeovil Town in Huish Park, Yeovil, January 26, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, Feb 13 — English Premier League clubs have paid £134.2 million (US$187 million, RM733.5 million) in wages to injured players so far this season, with Manchester United topping 31