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April 24, 2018 5:05 AM Chinese carrier leads live fire drill in East China Sea

BEIJING: China's sole aircraft carrier has led a flotilla of naval vessels in a "live combat drill" in the East China Sea, state media reported Tuesday, the latest show of force by Beijing's burgeoning navy. The official Xinhua news agency said the vessels "took part in anti-aircraft and anti-submarine warfare training" with a simulated "opposing force" 5

April 23, 2018 3:47 PM Dozens dead in Syrian assault on Yarmuk camp: Monitor

BEIRUT: More than a dozen Syrian regime forces have been killed fighting the Islamic State group in a devastated southern district of the capital Damascus, a monitoring group said Monday. Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ramped up their ground operations and bombing raids against the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk in southern Damascus 9

April 17, 2018 1:19 AM Why so eager to reject MB ambition? MCA asks DAP

Ti said there was nothing to prevent DAP from claiming the spot. ― Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — DAP’s vehement denial that it is eyeing the Perak mentri besar’s seat suggests the party is masking its true intentions, claimed MCA’s Datuk Ti Lian Ker today. Remarking on DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang’s insistence that the selection 6

April 16, 2018 8:49 AM AirAsia X won’t buy ‘too expensive’ Airbus A350, says co-group CEO

The Airbus A350 XWB flight-test aircraft is seen during a media day event at Guarulhos airport in Sao Paulo August 7, 2014. ―Reuters picSINGAPORE, April 16 — Malaysia’s AirAsia X Bhd has no plans to buy the Airbus SE A350 widebody jet, the airline’s co-group CEO said today, despite the airline having 10 of them on order. “The A350 is not an aircraft 10

April 14, 2018 6:51 AM Kelantan BN to announce candidates before April 25

KOTA BARU: The list of Barisan Nasional candidates in Kelantan for the 14th general election (GE14) may be announced before April 25, said Kelantan BN chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed. He said the names of the candidates had been finalised and expressed confidence in their capability. "We produce the best candidates to face the candidates from rival 8

April 10, 2018 1:42 PM Syria invites global watchdog to Douma to probe chemical claims

DAMASCUS: Syria's government has invited the global chemical watchdog to visit the rebel-held town where an alleged toxic gas attack killed dozens at the weekend, state media said Tuesday. Syria has denied accusations it unleashed a gas attack on the town of Douma, the last opposition town in the battered enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus 12

April 9, 2018 1:55 AM Mourinho plays down Guardiola’s ‘mistake’ in Pogba claim

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola (right) and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester April 7, 2018. — Reuters picMANCHESTER, April 9 — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho denied any rift with Manchester City rival Pep Guardiola, but believes his counterpart made a mistake in claiming he had been offered the chance 8

April 6, 2018 4:10 AM Parliament dissolves tomorrow, now for GE14

Najib announced in a live broadcast at noon that the 13th Parliament will be dissolved tomorrow to pave way for the national polls. — Picture via Twiiter/ Abdul Rahman DahlanKUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — The battle for the 14th general election has officially begun. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced in a live broadcast at noon that the 13th Parliament 8

April 6, 2018 1:34 AM Japan animation giant Takahata dies at 82

TOKYO: Oscar-nominated Japanese anime director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the Studio Ghibli and was best known for his work "Grave of the Fireflies", has died aged 82, the studio said on Friday. "(His death) is true, but we can't comment further as we are trying to confirm some facts around it," a Studio Ghibli spokeswoman told AFP. Citing unnamed 16

April 5, 2018 9:13 AM Broadcom moves back to the US

File picture shows Hock Tan, CEO of Broadcom, speaking on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the opening bell in New York February 12, 2018. — Reuters picSAN FRANCISCO, April 5 — Semi-conductor manufacturer Broadcom, which recently failed in a bid to buy US rival Qualcomm, has transferred its headquarters from Singapore to the US as promised 13