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April 10, 2017 12:59 PM Nanyang yields to PAS protest, apologises for Hadi-Pandikar cartoon

A screengrab showing the homepage of the Nanyang Siang Pau website.KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Chinese daily Nanyang Siang Pau has issued an apology for depicting PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang and Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia as monkeys. The apology reportedly came after PAS Youth threatened a series of protests against Nanyang 11

April 10, 2017 7:38 AM Kedah MB: Opening border gates 24 hours will boost tourism and revenue

ALOR SETAR: Having the Bukit Kayu Hitam-Danok border gates open 24 hours a day would bring more economic benefits and boost tourism in the state, Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said. Ahmad Bashah, who is also the Bakar Bata assemblyman, said the proposal should be assessed based on its positive aspects and not looked at from a negative 19

April 9, 2017 1:03 PM PAS Targeting 80 Parliamentary Seats

Pic: SunpixCYBERJAYA: PAS is aiming to contest for 80 parliamentary seats in the 14th general election (GE14) and has not ruled out the possibility of going for seats traditionally contested by DAP and PKR. PAS vice-president, Idris Ahmad said the figure and new areas have not been finalised as the details were still being worked out by the party's election 27

April 9, 2017 7:47 AM Emma Stone turns down ‘prom-posal’ in the sweetest way possible

Emma Stone poses with her Oscar for Best Actress for her role in ‘La La Land’ at the 89th Academy Awards in Los Angeles February 27, 2017. — Reuters picPHOENIX, April 9 — The 17-year-old high school senior who asked Emma Stone to the prom has his answer. Last week, a video in which Jacob Staudenmaier from Phoenix in the US state of Arizona recreated 23

April 9, 2017 6:49 AM Fans all geared up for Chong Wei-Lin Dan showdown at Malaysian Open

In anticipation of the Lee Chong Wei-Lin Dan final at the Malaysian Open at Stadium Perpaduan in Petra Jaya, an additional 500 tickets were churned out and snapped up within an hour. Hundreds of fanatical fans had queued up at the ticket counter from 1.30am Sunday with the counter opening only at 10.30am. The tickets for the final were sold at RM60 but some ticket 13

April 9, 2017 5:26 AM Kyrgios beats Querrey to seal Davis Cup tie

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios celebrates with team captain Lleyton Hewitt after winning his Davis Cup quarter-final match against Sam Querrey of the USA at the Pat Rafter Arena in Brisbane, Australia, April 9, 2017. — Reuters picBRISBANE, April 9 — Nick Kyrgios sent Australia into the Davis Cup semi-finals when he beat American Sam Querrey in the first of the reverse 13

April 8, 2017 6:53 PM Chelsea ease past Bournemouth to re-establish title lead

Chelsea re-established their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a comfortable 3-1 win at Bournemouth on Saturday. Chelsea blitzed the hosts in the opening exchanges and led when Diego Costa's sliced 17th-minute effort deflected in off Bournemouth defender Adam Smith before Eden Hazard ghosted through to add a sublime second in the 20th minute 17

April 8, 2017 4:18 PM West Ham record much-needed win to ease relegation fears

West Ham United ended a run of five successive defeats with a 1-0 Premier League win against Swansea City on Saturday to ease their growing relegation fears. The hosts tested Lukasz Fabianski numerous times in a bright opening before Cheikhou Kouyate struck with a thumping low drive just before the break. Swansea, who are now without a win in five games 12

April 8, 2017 1:23 PM KFA Executive Committee To Meet Over Cheng Hoe

ALOR SETAR -- The Kedah Football Association (KFA) executive committee will hold a meeting soon before a four-eye meeting with Kedah team head coach, Tan Cheng Hoe. KFA vice-president Datuk Badrol Hisham Hashim said the meeting would be held soon to discuss the status of Cheng Hoe who had sent in his resignation letter. "Personally, I want to advise 10

April 8, 2017 2:11 AM Trump’s visceral response prompts Syria strikes

US President Donald Trump had variously argued that Assad’s brutal actions were not really America’s problem and that the Syrian dictator — and his Russian backers — could even be allies in fighting the Islamic State group. — Reuters pic PALM BEACH, April 8 — Donald Trump’s missile barrage on Syria — the first major military gambit of his presidency 18