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August 14, 2018 5:14 AM First in line for Urbanscapes

U MOBILE users can get a headstart on tickets to this year's Urbanscapes music event in November, with the early bird ticket sales today, two days before anyone else. Be the first to get tickets to catch Urbanscapes Presents Khalid on Nov 4 at 8pm at KL Live (RM269), and the Unlimited Grooves Festival on Nov 10 at 3pm at Chin Woo Stadium (RM199). The latter 4

August 10, 2018 11:32 AM Erdogan says Turkey 'won't lose economic war' after lira crash

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday pledged that Turkey would prevail in an "economic war" after the lira crashed to historic lows over Ankara's strains with Washington. "We will not lose the economic war," state-run TRT Haber television quoted Erdogan as saying in his first reaction to the latest lira plunge. The state-run Anadolu 9

August 6, 2018 7:17 AM Sarawak-China trade at RM15.8b last year: Abang Johari

KUCHING: Trade between Sarawak and China stood at RM15.8 billion last year, with Sarawak's exports recorded at RM10.1 billion, while imports amounted to RM5.7 billion. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the business collaboration between the two countries is based on Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and petroleum products, palm oil, timber 5

July 30, 2018 2:47 AM Cheung back for encore

Back by popular demand, ‘God of Song’ Jacky Cheung (below) will be returning to Kuala Lumpur for his Encore World Tour, after three successful sell-out shows in January. Organised by Star Planet, Cheung’s earlier A Classic Tour at the Axiata Arena drew an impressive 40,000-strong crowd. After his stop in the country, Cheung went on to perform for fans in the US, Australia 8

July 20, 2018 9:13 AM Salcon bags RM9.95 million sewage treatment plant job

PETALING JAYA: Salcon Bhd's unit Envitech Sdn Bhd has been awarded a RM9.95 million contract by Seriemas Development Sdn Bhd to design and construct a sewage treatment plant and carry out its associated works in Kuala Langat, Selangor. The job scope entails the design, obtaining approval, construction, completion, maintenance and handing over of a proposed 7

July 19, 2018 7:44 AM Prudential Astro Masters returns with RM300,000 in prizes

PETALING JAYA: The search for the best amateur golfer continues with the 21st edition of the Prudential Astro Masters (PAM), making it the longest and most successful national amateur golf series in Malaysia. PAM 2018 offers amateur golfers the arena to show off their talent, vying for the top berths to compete at the Grand Finals in Phnom Penh, Cambodia 9

July 15, 2018 12:10 AM Pre-clearance system for Haj pilgrims a success: Saudi official

SEPANG: The full cooperation given by the Malaysian government to Saudi Arabia has resulted in the smooth handling of Haj pilgrims going through the pre-clearance system. Saudi Arabia's Director General of Passports Maj. Gen. Sulaiman Al Yahya said Malaysian Haj pilgrims were the first in the world to be introduced to the pre-clearance programme at the point 9

July 14, 2018 9:47 AM Frank Sinatra's first wife, Nancy, dies at 101

WASHINGTON: Nancy Sinatra Sr, the teenage sweetheart and first wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra, has died. She was 101. The announcement was made by Nancy Sinatra Jr who wrote on her website that her mother had died at 6:02 pm on Friday but did not say where. "She fought hard to remain on this earth but time got the better of her," she wrote, adding 13

July 13, 2018 7:26 AM Croatia's Modric fits the bill for Golden Ball award

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has been pulling the strings for his side at the World Cup. Could he be the player to win the Golden Ball award as best player? Moscow (dpa) - Wanted: one Golden Ball winner. Requirements: you must make the difference in the team, be able to read the game, change the game, be a leader within the team. "That makes somebody 16

July 11, 2018 11:00 AM India signals support for legalising gay sex

NEW DELHI: The Indian government Wednesday signalled it would not oppose a move to decriminalise homosexuality, as the country's top court chewed over appeals to overturn a colonial-era ban. Section 377 of the penal code, a relic from 1860s British legislation, bans gay acts as "carnal intercourse against the order of nature" and allows for jail terms 12