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September 3, 2018 2:28 AM After a week of bipartisan tribute, McCain is laid to rest

WASHINGTON: A nearly weeklong celebration of the life of US senator John McCain – war hero, maverick, two-time presidential candidate and outspoken critic of Donald Trump – came to a solemn and subdued end Sunday as he was laid to rest at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. McCain, who died Aug 25 aged 81 after a year-long struggle against brain 6

August 20, 2018 2:20 PM China's Sun Yang roars to second Asian Games gold

JAKARTA: Chinese heavyweight Sun Yang battered his rivals to create history Monday as the swimming goliath scooped the first-ever Asian Games men's 800m freestyle gold with another monstrous performance. Greeted like a rock star with high-pitched squeals from a excitable section of female Chinese fans in Jakarta, the triple Olympic champion claimed a runaway 27

August 10, 2018 11:35 AM Colin George Harvey is new 7-Eleven CEO

PETALING JAYA: Colin George Harvey has been appointed as the new CEO of 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Bhd effective August 10. Harvey, 48, replaces acting CEO Ho Meng, who is also the executive director of 7-Eleven Malaysia. Former CEO Gary Thomas Brown stepped down in July 2017. Prior to this appointment, Harvey served as an independent director of the board 15

August 6, 2018 2:20 AM The search for Asia’s next top model returns

HIT reality TV series Asia’s Next Top Model is back for another season of fashion, feuds and rigorous competition on FOX Life, one of Asia’s leading general entertainment channels. Fourteen beautiful young women will compete in season 6, selected from scores of auditioning hopefuls from across the region who fought for their chance to take centrestage 26

July 20, 2018 3:11 AM Adrian Cronauer, 'Good Morning, Vietnam' DJ, dead at 79

ADRIAN Cronauer, whose exploits as a US military disc jockey inspired the film Good Morning, Vietnam starring Robin Williams, has died at the age of 79. Cronauer, a former US Air Force sergeant, died on Wednesday, according to an obituary published by a funeral home in Troutville, Virginia, where he lived. Cronauer was a co-author of the original story 15

July 5, 2018 1:14 PM Exports in May up 3.4% to RM82.1b year on year

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s exports grew 3.4% to RM82.1 billion in May, outpacing imports, which increased only 0.1% to RM74 billion, on a year-on-year basis said the Department of Statistics. “Exports in May 2018 valued at RM82.1 billion, continued to surpass the RM80 billion mark, increasing by 3.4% from a year ago. Re-exports were valued at RM16.3 billion 20

June 29, 2018 9:03 AM Taiwan keen on encouraging more Muslim tourists from Malaysia

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia representative James Chang Chi-ping said presently there are 150 restaurants and hotels that are certified by the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) in Taiwan. Chang said this year marked MEET Taiwan's fifth consecutive year in the country aimed at further developing bilateral relations between 16

June 28, 2018 3:12 AM Tealive to apply for stay of execution after injunction threatens to close 161 outlets

KUALA LUMPUR: Tealive owner Loob Holding Sdn Bhd will file an application for a stay and for leave to appeal to the Federal Court after the Court of Appeal granted an injunction by Chatime franchisor La Kaffa International Co Ltd against Tealive from continuing its operations. La Kaffa had filed the appeal after the High Court dismissed its injunction 8

June 17, 2018 12:21 AM 3 Asean countries eye World Cup 2034

KUANTAN: Three Asean countries, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam may put in a bid to host World Cup 2034. FIFA Executive Committee member Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah said, should any of the countries be successful, Malaysia might have the opportunity to co-host, if the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and the government were agreeable 14

June 14, 2018 9:38 AM Heineken Malaysia names Roland Bala as new MD

PETALING JAYA: Heineken Malaysia Bhd has appointed Roland Bala as the managing director to succeed Hans Essaadi, who will become Heineken Egypt managing director effective September 1, 2018. Heineken Malaysia told Bursa Malaysia that Roland, a Malaysian, is currently the managing director of Cambodia Brewery Ltd (CBL). Since February 2012, he has led CBL to increase 24