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August 21, 2018 9:52 AM Terminally-ill boy gets to fly, thanks to cops and Children's Wish Society of Malaysia

GEORGE TOWN: The Royal Malaysian Police showed a boy here that they do not just enforce the long arm of the law but they go out of their way to grant wishes to children suffering terminal illnesses. Despite an early morning downpour, a King Air Beechcraft 350 aircraft from the police air wing took off from the Penang International Airport with a special 11

August 20, 2018 2:20 PM Pujara and Kohli pile on the agony for England in third Test

NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom: Chesteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli both scored fifties as India piled on the agony for England in the third Test at Trent Bridge on Monday. India were 194 for two in their second innings at lunch on the third day, a commanding lead of 362 runs. Pujara was 56 not out and India captain Kohli, who made 97 in the first innings 11

August 17, 2018 12:09 PM City star De Bruyne to miss three months with knee injury

LONDON: Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne, a pivotal figure in Manchester City's title-winning campaign, will be out of action for three months because of a knee injury, the club said Friday. The 27-year-old midfielder — who scored eight goals and provided 16 assists as City romped to the title last season — will not have to undergo surgery on the injury 14

August 7, 2018 11:49 PM Boro swat aside Sheffield United, West Brom snatch first point

LONDON: Tony Pulis's Middlesbrough claimed an impressive 3-0 victory over Sheffield United on Tuesday, while West Brom struck late at Nottingham Forest to grab their first point of the English Championship season. Middlesbrough, who scored twice late on to snatch a 2-2 draw at Millwall in their season-opener on Saturday, carried on from where they left off at the Riverside 12

August 3, 2018 7:30 AM EPF CEO Shahril appointed Khazanah MD

PETALING JAYA: Khazanah Nasional Bhd today announced that Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan has been appointed as its managing director. In a statement released by the sovereign wealth fund today, it said Shahril will assume the post on Aug 20. Shahril, 48, is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), having been appointed 12

August 2, 2018 9:52 AM National Land Code must be amended to stop foreigners from owning land: Xavier

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Land Code must be amended to stop foreigners from owning land in the country, said Water, land and Natural Resources Minister Dr A. Xavier Jayakumar (pix). Xavier Jayakumar said at present under Section 433B of the Code, the State Authority had the authority and right to give approval to foreigners to own land. "If we want to do something 11

August 1, 2018 3:19 PM No plans to change ruling on uniforms for air stewardess: Anthony Loke

KUALA LUMPUR: The uniforms of air steward and stewardess or flight attendants of airline companies in the country should be in compliance with the criteria stipulated by the aviation authority, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke. He said it also depended on the policy of the airline companies concerned where they were also required to comply with the stipulated 11

August 1, 2018 1:14 PM Exports to pick up in June, says RAM

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s export growth is expected to pick up to 8.7% in June from 3.4% in May on the back of steady demand from key export markets, while trade surplus is projected to stand at RM11.1 billion said RAM Ratings. The increase is expected despite the slowdown envisaged due to the Hari Raya festive season – thanks to the continued improvement 18

July 31, 2018 3:10 PM Guan Eng: Arul Kanda offered RM5 million for six-months work

KUALA LUMPUR: Arul Kanda Kandasamy, the former chief of troubled 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), was offered a payment of RM5 million for a six-month period between January and June this year by the previous government. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said this salary package was approved by former premier Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. "RM2.5 million 8

July 31, 2018 2:31 AM First Senate Democrat meets with Trump's Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's US Supreme Court nominee finally met with a Democrat on Monday, as Senator Joe Manchin bucked his party and welcomed Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill. The appeals court judge offered smiles but no remarks to reporters as he entered Manchin's office and left two hours later — the longest of his meetings to date with senators 18