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July 26, 2018 11:47 AM Seri Teratai set to be refurbished

GEORGE TOWN: Seri Teratai, the official residence of Penang Chief Minister in Jalan Macalister, is set to undergo refurbishment. State secretary Datuk Seri Farizan Darus, in his visit with Public Works Department (PWD) officers to the residence left vacant for 10 years, said the state has already tasked PWD to handle the work. After inspecting the building 21

July 26, 2018 7:34 AM Media's role includes making people understand government policies: Eddin Syazlee

SEREMBAN: The role of the media as an agent of check and balance includes making the people understand government policies, Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith said today. He also said that another significant aspect of the media role was to inform the people of the ideas, desire and efforts of the government in developing 45

July 25, 2018 3:52 PM Single entity for affordable housing by year-end

KUALA LUMPUR: The establishment of a single entity to oversee the provision of affordable homes will be completed by year-end, said National Housing Department director-general Jayaselan Navaratnam (pix). "We are working to sort it out by this August then we will do due diligence and hope it can come into execution somewhere around the end of this year," he said at the Affordable 26

July 25, 2018 12:06 PM Former Fiat Chrysler CEO Marchionne dies

FORMER Fiat Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne, one of the auto industry’s most tenacious and respected auto chiefs, has died, succumbing to complications from recent surgery. The carmaker’s controlling family shareholder confirmed news reports of his death today, without giving the cause of death or saying when he had died. Marchionne, 66, fell gravely 57

July 24, 2018 7:45 AM Seoul considers reducing troops along N. Korea border zone

SEOUL: South Korea is considering withdrawing some troops from its border zone with North Korea as a confidence-building measure after their landmark summit, the defence ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said it would withdraw some soldiers and equipment at guard posts inside the Demilitarised Zone on a trial basis, and consider a gradual expansion 87

July 24, 2018 2:27 AM Man arrested for exercising naked in gym

LAISTOW (New Hamphsire): A Massachusetts man was arrested after he stripped naked to work out at a gym here. He told police officers that he thought he was allowed to do so as it was a "judgement free zone" at Planet Fitness. Police say Eric Stagno, 34, was walking around naked at the gym before settling in on the yoga mats. Officers found him nude on his knees 15

July 24, 2018 12:10 AM Investigation opened after complaint against Spanish football boss – reports

MADRID: A complaint has been lodged against the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales accusing him of trying to finance work on his house through the union of players he chaired, according to Spanish media reports on Monday. Radio Cadena SER, which first reported the story, said a court in Valencia opened a preliminary inquiry after 199

July 23, 2018 11:46 PM Four-month-old baby dies after choking on milk in nursery

MELAKA: It was only his sixth day at the nursery, but it was not meant to be as the four-month-old baby boy died after choking on milk. Yusof Al-Baihakki Zainal Abidin was brought from the nursery at the Al-Azim Mosque Complex and admitted to the Melaka Hospital at 12.05pm but he was confirmed dead 30 minutes later. Melaka Tengah Police chief, ACP Afzanizar 35

July 23, 2018 2:26 PM Record heat broils Japan, prompting warnings

TOKYO: Japanese officials issued new warnings Monday as a deadly heatwave blankets the country, producing record high temperatures in Tokyo just two years before the city hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics. Officials said last week that the heatwave had killed at least 15 people and forced the hospitalisation of over 12,000 others in the first two weeks 77

July 23, 2018 9:12 AM Gunmen storm government building in Iraq Kurdish capital

ARBIL, Iraq: Two gunmen on Monday stormed the governor's headquarters in Arbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, opening fire and wounding a policeman, deputy governor Taher Abdullah said. Kurdish security forces known as Asayish set up a "security cordon and are searching the building" for the assailants, Abdullah said. The attack took place in the early 198