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June 23, 2018 4:27 AM S. Korea ex-PM and spy agency founder dies at 92

SEOUL: Kim Jong-pil, founder of South Korea's once-infamous spy agency and former prime minister, died Saturday in Seoul, his aide said. Kim was once a top figure in South Korean conservative politics, and along with former presidents Kim Young-sam and Kim Dae-jung, is considered one of the country's most influential politicians in the 1980s and 1990s. The trio was banned 3

June 22, 2018 10:19 AM Former labuan MP invited to join Warisan: Salim

LABUAN: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) Labuan chief coordinator Salim Abdul Rahman said today former Labuan MP Datuk Suhaili Abd Rahman had neither the intention to grab power nor to be the Labuan divisional chief. He said he had invited Suhaili to join Warisan to help strengthen the party on the duty-free island. "It was actually we who offered him to take the lead as he had a proven 6

June 21, 2018 2:00 PM No power shift in Labuan Warisan, says party's Sec-Gen

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) has denied claims of a power shift in the party's chapter in Labuan. Warisan secretary-general Loretto Padua Jr (pix) said the party's chapter in Labuan was still in the process of being established, and the leadership at the Labuan-level was still protem. "The question of gaining 50% support from the Labuan 3

June 21, 2018 1:35 PM The worrying Bursa Malaysia trend

They say the stock market is the ‘barometer’ of the public’s confidence level on a country’s economic and political stability. It also shows the public’s confidence on a country’s leadership and the direction the country is going. If this is true, then what is happening in the Bursa Malaysia does not bode well for the confidence level on Malaysia. Politicians 5

June 21, 2018 10:00 AM Alli sits out training ahead of Panama World Cup clash

SAINT PETERSBURG: England midfielder Dele Alli missed training on Thursday as doubts grow about whether he will be fit to face Panama in England's second match of the World Cup. Alli picked up a thigh strain during the opening win against Tunisia and is likely to be rested on Sunday. Panama lost their first match 3-0 to Belgium and, even if fit, Gareth 5

June 21, 2018 8:45 AM Police officers, personnel must serve with sincerity and integrity

KOTA KINABALU: Police officers and personnel should be sincere in carrying out their duties as well as complying with the Royal Malaysia Police code of ethics to ensure their integrity as civil servants are safeguarded. Police Management director Datuk Seri Abdul Ghafar Rajab said such nobles values were crucial in the face of various challenges and obstacles 3

June 21, 2018 12:10 AM New Zealand PM in hospital to give birth

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is in hospital to give birth, her office said Thursday, handing over duties to her deputy ahead of the delivery. The 37-year-old is set to become only the second world leader to have a child while in office, capping a meteoric year just months after she took over the country's top job in October 3

June 21, 2018 12:10 AM UK PM calls for 'free elections' in Thailand

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May called for "free and open elections" in Thailand as she met with the country's leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha in London on Wednesday. Prayut, a former army chief who seized power from Thailand's civilian government in a 2014 coup, will next meet French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday as part of a highly-publicised 3

June 19, 2018 1:11 PM Guan Eng defends decision to publicise financial scandals

PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng defended himself against criticism from PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today by saying that his publicising of all the previous administration's financial scandals was carried out on the instruction of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, and were not borne out of his own action. Lim was responding 5

June 17, 2018 10:48 AM Cops arrive in 4 minutes to arrest robbers

SHAH ALAM: Police arrested two men within four minutes of getting a tip-off about a house break-in in Section 24 here when the occupants who were away for the Aidilfitri holidays had just returned home. Shah Alam district police chief ACP Baharudin Mat Taib said police were alerted about a house break-in incident on Saturday at about 9.15pm. "Our district 6