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August 17, 2018 12:09 PM City star De Bruyne to miss three months with knee injury

LONDON: Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne, a pivotal figure in Manchester City's title-winning campaign, will be out of action for three months because of a knee injury, the club said Friday. The 27-year-old midfielder — who scored eight goals and provided 16 assists as City romped to the title last season — will not have to undergo surgery on the injury 6

August 14, 2018 1:04 PM Lazada, Shopee, 11Street top e-commerce ranking

PETALING JAYA: Lazada, Shopee and 11Street have been ranked the top three companies in terms of the most visited website in Malaysia in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018, according to iPrice Group’s Map of E-Commerce (MoE) list. Based in KL, iPrice Group is a privately owned online shopping aggregator. According to its portal, the MoE ranks Malaysia’s 4

August 12, 2018 1:42 PM Former Brazil striker Ronaldo hospitalised with pneumonia in Spain

MADRID: Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo has been hospitalised with pneumonia on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza and is recovering well, a local newspaper reported Sunday. The 41-year-old, widely considered one of the world's best-ever players, was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Can Misses Hospital on the island on Friday afternoon where 8

August 11, 2018 12:24 PM Proud Pogba happy to repay trust as Man Utd captain

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom: Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba declared his pride at being named captain for Friday's Premier League opening 2-1 win over Leicester, but pointedly suggested he wants to be trusted more by manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho surprisingly put Pogba straight into the starting line-up and handed him the armband even though 10

August 8, 2018 11:38 PM Arsenal's 'silent Stan' unfazed by unhappy fans

LONDON: American businessman and entrepreneur Stan Kroenke is unlikely to be upset by the outpouring of heated opposition from Arsenal fans following his takeover of historic Premier League club. The hard-nosed multi-billionaire from Columbia, Missouri, who joined the American invasion of English football over a decade ago, has absorbed a steady volume 10

August 8, 2018 11:38 PM Christmas cracker as LeBron and Lakers visit Warriors

NEW YORK: LeBron James and his new Los Angeles Lakers teammates will visit defending champion Golden State on Christmas in a 2018-19 NBA campaign that opens Oct16, the league announced Wednesday. James has faced the Warriors in the NBA Finals the past four years as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, winning the 2016 crown. But the four-time NBA Most Valuable 11

August 3, 2018 9:13 AM Higuain signs for AC Milan as Bonucci returns to Juventus

ROME: Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain on Thursday moved to AC Milan in a three-player swap deal between the seven-time European champions and Juventus that will see Leonardo Bonucci return to Turin after just a season away. Milan signed 30-year-old Higuain on a one-year loan deal worth a reported 18 million euros (RM85 million) that gives them the option 7

July 31, 2018 1:27 PM Customs: SST will affect only 70,000 to 80,000 firms

KUALA LUMPUR: Only 70,000 to 80,000 businesses are expected to be affected under the new Sales and Services Tax (SST), compared with 472,000 registered under Goods & Services Tax (GST), according to Royal Malaysian Customs Department director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy. Speaking at a press conference after attending a seminar on SST today 5

July 31, 2018 9:53 AM Only 70,000 to 80,000 businesses affected by SST, compared with 472,000 under GST

KUALA LUMPUR: Only 70,000 to 80,000 businesses are expected to be affected under the new Sales and Services Tax (SST), compared with 472,000 registered under Goods & Services Tax (GST), according to Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) director general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy. Speaking at a press conference here today, he said compared with the GST, the scope 4

July 26, 2018 3:48 AM Ringgit strengthens against US dollar at opening

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit carried on yesterday's positive momentum to open higher against the US dollar, as market players opined that the biggest currency beneficiaries post-European Union-US trade announcement have been the commodity-linked and carry-trade riskier currencies. OANDA Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, Stephen Innes said with the oil prices 13