July 17, 2018 10:32 AM Cambodia calls campaign to boycott election a 'crime'
PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's election commission on Tuesday described calls to boycott a controversial election on July 29 as a "crime" and said authorities were already pursuing charges against those who criticised the vote. Strongman leader Hun Sen is set to extend his 33-year grip on power in the upcoming election after supporting the dissolution of the main opposition 6
July 9, 2018 5:53 AM Britain's Prince Louis to be christened in private ceremony
LONDON: Britain's Prince Louis, the baby son of Prince William and his wife Kate, is due to be christened at a private ceremony at St James's Palace in London on Monday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world's Anglicans, will lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family in attendance. Welby, who will baptise 6
July 8, 2018 11:12 AM PAS to set up government advisory council for Kelantan and Terengganu
KUALA TERENGGANU: PAS will set up a government advisory council for Kelantan and Terengganu to ensure that all the pledges in its manifesto for the 14th General Election (GE14) will be implemented successfully in the two states. Its secretary general, Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan, said the council would be chaired by PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang 4
July 5, 2018 2:51 PM Supporters launch 'Free Najib' donation drive
PETALING JAYA: Sympathisers of embattled former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak have taken a leaf out of Tabung Harapan by launching their own "Free Najib" donation drive to help with his legal fees in the SRC international Sdn Bhd court case. A group of supporters, led by several Umno leaders started gathering outside Najib's house from 2pm. The group 21
July 4, 2018 12:18 AM Heated argument between Najib supporters and police
KUALA LUMPUR: A heated argument between supporters of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak and police took place at the entrance of the courthouse here just now. Sentul OCPD ACP R. Munusamy had to reprimand one of Najib's supporters who was leading the crowd in the chorus of "Bebas Najib" (free Najib). The man who started the commotion 4
July 3, 2018 4:49 PM 50 Najib supporters light candles in front of MACC headquarters
PUTRAJAYA: About 50 supporters of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak made their way to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters, here, for a candle-light vigil last night. His supporters lit forty candles in front of the main gate of the building where Najib was being held to show solidarity with the former prime minister 4
June 29, 2018 1:20 AM Januzaj goal gives Belgium win over England to top Group G
Belgium beat England 1-0 in a low-key game in Kaliningrad on Thursday to top Group G and set up a World Cup last 16 clash with Japan. The Belgians will take a perfect group record into their match with Japan, Group H runners-up, on Monday in Rostov-on-Don. England finish second and will play Colombia on Tuesday in Moscow. It was a slow-paced affair with both sides 15
June 27, 2018 3:21 AM 'Probably The Best Football Beer Game'
Carlsberg’s “Probably The Best” campaign has been making a hit with Carlsberg fans and consumers. From awesome and memorable exclusive experiences to fun-filled moments to cherish a lifetime, here’s another called Carlsberg’s “Probably The Best Football Beer Game” in view of the World Cup which has hardcore footie fans and leisure supporters of the game enthused 3
June 26, 2018 11:57 PM 'Compliments don't win games' as Australia bow out with Peru defeat
SOCHI: Australia's outgoing coach Bert van Marwijk was left with mixed feelings after seeing the Socceroos bow out of the World Cup with a 2-0 defeat against Peru in Sochi on Tuesday. Van Marwijk's team were again made to pay for their lack of a cutting edge and succumbed to goals from Andre Carrillo and Paolo Guerrero for the already-eliminated South 7
June 25, 2018 7:52 AM Why would we need Umno when we have Pakatan?
There are those who feel Malaysia needs a ‘New Umno’ to fit in with the ‘New Malaysia’ that Lim Kit Siang, Lim Guan Eng and the rest of the DAP-led Pakatan Harapan are talking about. Actually, we already have a New Umno or Umno Baru, which was formed in 1988 to replace the ‘Original Umno’ or ‘Umno Asli’ that was formed 42 years earlier in 1946. They say Umno is 72 years 13