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September 3, 2018 2:16 PM Josiah is not a traitor: Syed Saddiq

PUTRAJAYA: Former national track cyclist, Josiah Ng is not a traitor as condemned by netizens through the social media, Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said. "To me, whoever calls him (Josiah) a traitor, must mirror himself first ... Why didn't they recognise his contributions to Malaysia?" he said when asked to comment on the matter 14

September 3, 2018 10:12 AM We could have achieved more than seven gold medals: Syed Saddiq

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Contingent was capable of delivering more than the seven gold medals it won in the 2018 Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang, which came to a close yesterday, according to Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman. "When I took up the office, I was told the minimum target is seven. However, for me personally, I don't take minimum 10

September 2, 2018 3:06 AM Time for PKR to make reforms count, says youth chief aspirant

BUTTERWORTH: PKR is not a party of street fighters but one equipped with good administrators, said Dr Afif Bahardin, who is vying for the PKR Youth top post. After the success of the party in recent times, Afif said the next phase is making the reforms count. "Reformasi (reforms) is no longer just a slogan but something real now," he said at the start 9

September 1, 2018 4:13 AM Pahang targets 32 gold medals at Sukma

KUANTAN: Pahang targets 32 gold, 27 silver and 54 bronze medals in the 19th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Perak from Sept 11 to 22. State Human Resource, Youth, Sports and Non-Governmental Organisations Committee chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Johari Hussain said the target was expected to place Pahang in the top five contingents in the overall medal tally 5

August 29, 2018 12:04 AM Perak govt apologises over Sukma 2018 video debacle

IPOH: The Perak government has made an open apology over a 19-second video clip on the 2018 Perak Malaysia Games (Sukma) which is said to be copied from another clip titled Taipei in Motion 2017, made by a production company in Taiwan. State Youth, Sports and Human Capital Development Committee chairman Howard Lee Chuan How told a press conference here today 5

August 26, 2018 12:49 PM BR1M issue: Pakatan Harapan reminded not to make mistakes

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan (PH) is reminded not to make mistakes on the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH), formerly known as 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M). PH Youth leader Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said any reform should only be done with the consensus of all PH parties and the Cabinet especially since the party manifesto promised that the BR1M should be retained 6

August 25, 2018 6:56 AM Awards not merely for those who support leaders in power: Mahathir

LANGKAWI: Awards will only be given to those who serve the nation and not for individuals whose only contribution is supporting leaders in power, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the conferring of honours should not be taken lightly as had been done by the previous Barisan Nasional government. "When Najib was in power, everyone got rewarded 7

August 25, 2018 1:54 AM Nurul Izzah urges for more practical rules for PKR elections

BUKIT MERTAJAM: PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar (pix) wants the Central Election Committee (JPP) to implement more realistic rules for the sake of all candidates contesting in the party. Nurul Izzah, who is also Permatang Pauh MP, said it was difficult if the new rules introduced by the JPP was not practical as the PKR election was very challenging 9

August 23, 2018 12:12 PM ‘Lost generation’ looms for Rohingya children

DHAKA: Rohingya refugee children who lack proper education in camps in Bangladesh could become a "lost generation", the United Nations said yesterday, a year after Myanmar's army began a crackdown that has forced more than 700,000 people to flee the country. The lives and futures of more than 380,000 children in refugee camps in Bangladesh are in peril 10

August 23, 2018 8:10 AM Muric recalled by Man City to cover Bravo injury

LONDON: Goalkeeper Arijanet Muric will return to Manchester City to deputise for Ederson after his loan spell at Dutch club NAC Breda was cut short on Wednesday. Premier League champions City were in need of cover for the Brazilian international as Claudio Bravo is expected to miss the rest of the season after rupturing his Achilles tendon in training 13