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August 29, 2018 5:23 AM Cancer-stricken former journalist appeals for donations

KUANTAN: A freelance journalist is surviving on milk formula as his body is no longer able to take in food due to the stomach cancer he has been suffering from since 2009. V. P. Tawasegaran, 66, who was formerly with the Tamil Nesan newspaper, said a special apparatus is helping him channel the milk formula into his stomach. "I was detected as having 92

August 29, 2018 4:14 AM Ismail Bakar clocks in as Chief Secretary

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Bakar has began his first day of work as the new Chief Secretary to the government. Dr Ismail, 58, arrived at the Office of Chief Secretary to the Government and clocked in at 7.25am. In a short briefing, Dr Ismail pledged to always uphold the integrity and the principle of righteousness in discharging his duties as the Chief 88

August 28, 2018 9:38 AM UN court has no jurisdiction in Iran sanctions case: US

THE HAGUE: The United States told UN judges Tuesday they had no jurisdiction to rule on Tehran's demand for them to order the suspension of debilitating nuclear-related sanctions against Iran. Iran has argued that US President Donald Trump breached a 1955 treaty with his decision to reimpose the sanctions after withdrawing from a multilateral nuclear 70

August 28, 2018 6:29 AM Malaysian sepak takraw inter-regu strikes gold after 24 years

PALEMBANG: The 24-year wait was not in vain. Malaysia Tuesday won the coveted inter-regu sepak takraw gold medal of the Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, beating host Indonesia 2-1 in the final. Malaysia last won the Asian Games gold in 1994 in Hiroshima, Japan. It won the gold one other time, at the 1990 games in Beijing. In today's match, the Malaysian 70

August 28, 2018 4:59 AM First (political) “assassination” blow against Rafizi Ramli

Years back, I did wonder whether Rafizi Ramli has too manymusuh dalam selimut in PKR. Yes, Rafizi does have his bullshit element (which most politicians have), but nonetheless, he is not only an important PKR asset-leader but potentially a future PM of a Pakatan government, say in about 15 years time (in 3 parliamentary terms). Best of all, unlike others 111

August 28, 2018 4:20 AM Ex-MIC vice-president charged with money laundering, involving RM6m

JOHOR BARU: Former MIC vice-president Tan Sri S. Balakrishnan pleaded not guilty in the sessions court here today to two counts of money laundering, involving withdrawal transactions for RM6.012 million, between 2012 and 2013. On the first count, Balakrishnan, as a representative of Sinniyah & Sons Sdn Bhd, was alleged to be involved in money laundering 75

August 27, 2018 3:16 PM Vatican rolls back on pope's remarks on psychiatric help for gay children

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican on Monday rolled back on Pope Francis' recommendation that parents seek psychiatric help for children who show homosexual tendencies. The pope made the comments to journalists as he was flying back to Rome from Ireland, but the Vatican later removed his phrase from its official account, saying he had not meant to suggest that homosexuality 79

August 27, 2018 9:38 AM Ex-lawyer gets seven years jail for CBT

KUALA LUMPUR: A former lawyer, currently serving time for criminal breach of trust (CBT), was sentenced to seven years in prison by the Sessions Court here today for a similar offence. Judge Datuk Ahmad Kamal Arifin Ismail ordered Yap Ooi Lye, 38, to serve the sentence from the date of arrest on April 7, 2017 after she changed her plea to guilty 73

August 27, 2018 8:23 AM Pope says psychiatrists can help gay children and their parents

ON BOARD THE PAPAL PLANE, Italy: Pope Francis has recommended parents seek psychiatric help for children who show homosexual tendencies, during a press conference on his plane taking him back to Rome from Ireland. A journalist asked the pontiff on Sunday what he would say to parents who observe homosexual traits in their children. "I would say first 77

August 27, 2018 2:49 AM Zainal’s death a blow to Penang Umno

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Umno has lost one of its longest-serving leaders, Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Osman (pix), who suffered from multiple myeloma which is a form of blood cancer. He was 58 years old. The lanky leader had served as a federal minister and an economic adviser to a regional development authority. He was regarded as a calming figure in Penang 70