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April 21, 2018 3:16 AM Sanchez Flores sacked by struggling Espanyol

MADRID: La Liga strugglers Espanyol have sacked coach Quique Sanchez Flores (pix) and their sporting director Jordi Lardin following a miserable run of form, the club announced on Friday. "The club have taken this decision because of the performances of the first team and with the clear desire to go into the remaining games of this season and the preparation 6

April 18, 2018 8:24 AM James wary of Real's Champions League 'chip'

BERLIN: They may sit third in the Spanish league, but when it comes to the Champions League holders Real Madrid simply engage a special 'chip', says James Rodriguez. On loan at Bayern Munich, who host his ex-club Real in the first-leg of the Champions League semi-final next Wednesday, James says the Spanish giants' strength is knowing how to conjure 9

April 3, 2018 11:08 AM Ramli Ibrahim brings pride to Malaysia with India's Padma Shri Award

NEW DELHI: Datuk Ramli Ibrahim, Malaysia's legendary choreographer and dancer of Indian classical dance, received India's Padma Shri award, one of the country's top civilian honours, in New Delhi yesterday evening. Attired in a black Baju Melayu and a songkok, Ramli received the award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Presidential Palace. The award 13

March 30, 2018 4:25 AM Margaret Cho is bringing her ‘Fresh Off the Bloat’ tour to KL

‘Rolling Stone’ magazine named Cho one of the 50 Best Stand-Up Comedians of All Time. — AFP picKUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — American stand-up comedian, Margaret Cho, has set Malaysia as one of her destinations on her Fresh Off the Bloat tour on May 11 at the HGH Convention Centre. Named as one of Rolling Stone magazine’s 50 Best Stand-Up Comedians of All Time, tickets 10

March 29, 2018 5:31 AM This boy is on fire: Vietnam drag queens electrify Hanoi

HANOI: Makeup artist by day, cross-dresser by night, Betty is among a vanguard of Vietnamese drag queens shaking up Hanoi's nightlife — and social norms — in a city where such performances remain little known. In a lime green barely-there mesh dress and towering silver heels, the 22-year-old hopes to bring drag into the mainstream with regular performances 6

March 27, 2018 12:55 PM Brighton primed for strong finish to season, says Rosenior

Liam Rosenior (centre) believes the club’s recent training camp has set them up for a strong finish to the Premier League season. — Reuters picBRIGHTON, March 27 — Brighton and Hove Albion defender Liam Rosenior believes the club’s recent training camp has set them up for a strong finish to the Premier League season. Brighton have tough games in the home stretch 7

March 22, 2018 7:24 AM ACCCIM: Sales performance improved in second half of 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: A slightly higher majority (73%) of Chinese businesses said their sales performances for the second half of 2017 (2H17) were either "good" or "satisfactory" compared with 70% in 1H17, reflecting that majority of businesses have been able to sustain their sales performances during the period. The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry 5

March 20, 2018 12:48 AM Perlis East Wind Festival 2018 set to kick off on Friday

KANGAR, March 20 ― The annual three-day Perlis East Wind Festival aimed at promoting local cultural activities in the state is set to kick off on Friday after being postponed earlier due to heavy rain. State Tourism, Cultural and Art Committee chairman Datuk Abdul Jamil Saad said the compound of the Perlis State Legislative Assembly complex here was to be the new site for the festival 5

March 17, 2018 12:26 AM Injured Sharapova withdraws from Miami Open

MIAMI: Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from next week's Miami Open after suffering an injury to her left forearm, organisers announced on Friday. The five-time Grand Slam champion has been replaced in the main draw for the Florida showpiece by American Jennifer Brady, a statement said. "I am really sorry that I have to withdraw from one of my favorite 8

March 8, 2018 2:51 AM The green light to party is on

IN celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, a famous Irish cultural festival attributed to the patron saint of Ireland known according to legend, to have sent serpents into the sea after they attacked him, hence the absence of snakes across Ireland and the global annual festivity it spawned since the 17th century. Thanks to Saint Patrick, the Irish along 7