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May 23, 2018 8:37 AM Manchester United named most valuable football team

PARIS: Manchester United may have finished second in the English Premier League this season but the club is top of the table in terms of overall value, according to a report by accounting firm KPMG on Wednesday. The Red Devils' overall value increased five percent compared to 2017 to more than 3.2 billion euros (RM14 billion), beating Real Madrid on 2.9 billion 7

May 22, 2018 11:38 PM Newlywed royal couple 'boost Commonwealth Games' relevance': CEO

LONDON: Royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan have provided an unexpected but welcome boost to the relevance of the Commonwealth Games, the quadrennial sports event's chief executive David Grevemberg told AFP. The American – who has been in his role since 2014 after overseeing Glasgow's successful hosting of the Games that year – based his assumption 3

May 19, 2018 8:18 AM Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

JALALABAD, Afghanistan: Eight people were killed and 45 wounded in a series of explosions targeting a cricket match in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials said Saturday, the first attack since the holy month of Ramadan began. The blasts exploded among spectators crowded into the stadium at around 11pm (1830 GMT) on Friday evening as they watched 10

May 17, 2018 6:39 AM Female traffic police officer remanded over bribery case

KLANG: The Magistrate's Court here ordered a female traffic police inspector to be remanded for five days beginning today to facilitate investigation into a case of soliciting a RM2,000 bribe three days ago. Magistrate Nik Nur Amalina Mat Zaidan allowed the application from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to remand the 28-year-old woman 9

May 16, 2018 7:40 AM Ten Johor state Exco members sworn in

JOHOR BARU: Ten members of the Johor state executive council (exco) took their oath of office before the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar at the Istana Besar Singgahsana Room, today morning. Also present at the swearing-in ceremony were the Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim and members of the royal family. According to a statement 11

May 16, 2018 3:03 AM All 10 S'gor Excos assigned with respective portfolios (Update)

SHAH ALAM: All of the ten executive councillors (Exco) of the newly–formed Selangor state government have been assigned to their respective portfolios, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pix). Mohamed Azmin said the new exco line–up had taken their oath of secrecy on government affairs during an earlier meeting held at the state secretariat 9

May 11, 2018 12:56 AM Musa Aman reappointed as Sabah Chief Minister

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Tan Sri Musa Aman last night took the oath of office as Chief Minister and at the same time formed a new collaborative government with Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (Star). Musa, who is also the Sabah Umno Liaison Head, took the oath as Chief Minister before the Yang Dipertua Negri, Tun Juhar Mahiruddin 24

May 10, 2018 2:51 PM Hopes of athletes, sports activists for new govt

KUALA LUMPUR: Sports activists and athletes want the new government which has been given the mandate to rule the country to continue supporting sports development and excellence especially to realise the dream of the country's first Olympic gold medal. National cycling champion, Azizulhasni Awang hopes the new government will be serious in helping national 20

May 8, 2018 12:32 PM Caretaker Sarawak Chief Minister opens Pandelela Rinong Aquatic Centre

KUCHING: The Pandelela Rinong Aquatic Centre here was officially opened today by caretaker Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. The centre served as one of two centrepieces of the 2016 Malaysia Games (Sukma) and was renamed the Pandelela Rinong Aquatic Centre in honour of Malaysia's diving queen who won silver and bronze medals 3

May 8, 2018 10:58 AM Sabah Comm: Don't speculate over death of Warisan division chief

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have warned the public not to speculate on an accident involving a 56-year-old politician near a restaurant in Bandar Utama, Sandakan. Sabah police commissioner Datuk Ramli Din confirmed to theSun when contacted that action will be taken against those spreading fake news which may disrupt the peace in the run-up to GE14. In the 9.30am incident 4