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June 24, 2018 10:24 AM Entries for JCI Malaysia’s development award close on June 30

PETALING JAYA: JCI Malaysia has called for companies to vie for the 2018 JCI Malaysia Sustainable Development Award (JCIM SDA) to promote their efforts in meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG). JCIM SDA Organising Chairperson Mikasa Chong said the award also aimed to raise the public's awareness on the UNSDG and inspire the new generation 16

June 23, 2018 11:49 PM Saudi women driving ban ends

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia allowed women to drive from Sunday, overturning the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform that is expected to usher in a new era of social mobility. The lifting of the ban, which follows a sweeping crackdown on women activists, is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's reform drive to modernise the conservative 49

June 22, 2018 2:32 AM Powerful 6.1-magnitude quake strikes Vanuatu: USGS

SYDNEY: A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Vanuatu Friday, US seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning issued. The quake struck at a depth of 21km some 30km west of the Pacific nation's capital Port Vila, the US Geological Survey said. USGS said there was low likelihood of casualties and damage although 34

June 20, 2018 12:24 AM Tapping the Peranakan experience

WE lost a "true" Malaysian last week – Datuk Kenny Chan of Baba Nyonya fame. He was 68 when he passed away in Malacca. Better known as Bibik Kim Neo in TV1's longest-running series, Chan captivated his audience with his skilful acting and wit. He brought much laughter to Malaysians. It is no wonder the series lasted from the late 1980s till the turn of the century 23

June 18, 2018 1:59 AM Proud Serb Djokovic would happily miss World Cup final for Wimbledon glory

LONDON: Novak Djokovic (pix) insists he would happily miss a first appearance for Serbia in the World Cup final if it means he is back in the Wimbledon title match. Djokovic is an avid fan of the Serbian national team, who kicked off their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in Russia on Sunday. Celebrating wildly after his friend Aleksandar 84

June 17, 2018 4:07 PM Kolarov stunner gives Serbia victory over Costa Rica

SAMARA, Russia: Aleksandar Kolarov said Serbia "won't be doing the maths yet" after his brilliant second-half free-kick grabbed a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica, with the Balkan side drawing first blood in their World Cup group in Samara on Sunday. The Roma defender made the crucial breakthrough early in the second half with a magnificent effort, and although 81

June 17, 2018 4:00 PM We are one with the nation, says Cathodic church

PUTRAJAYA: The Catholic church's contribution to Tabung Harapan should be seen as a gesture that the community is one with the nation in times of need. Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur Julian Leow said the contribution is an important initiative by the Catholic church to pay a portion of the country's debts of RM1 trillion. "We are all Malaysians and we are part of the nation 15

June 16, 2018 10:40 AM Costa reminds Spain why they asked him to switch allegiance

Five years since the Brazilian-born forward turned his back on his home nation and "signed" for Vicente del Bosque's Spain, Diego Costa has finally given a big match performance to win Spanish hearts. Barcelona (dpa) - "Not enough luck and too much Ronaldo" was the front-page headline on Spain's Diario AS newspaper as the country did its best to look on the bright 18

June 13, 2018 8:20 AM Proton’s got your back throughout Hari Raya

“HARI Raya will be a busy festive week for travellers and road users, and although we are sure your Proton will not be causing you any issues, we have a total of 36 Proton Mobile Assist teams around the nation to assist you,” says Proton today. “Since 1996, our Proton Mobile Assist teams have been providing road-side and trouble-shooting assistance to all Proton 36

June 13, 2018 7:27 AM Australia agrees Solomons internet cable after China concern

SYDNEY: Australia will help fund and build an undersea communications cable to the Solomon Islands, it was agreed Wednesday after the Pacific nation was convinced to drop a contract with Chinese company Huawei. The impoverished country and Huawei inked a deal in late 2016 to construct the fibre-optic cable from Australia to Honiara to improve its often 68