Nicol’s Sixth Title Bid At British Open Ends

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 27 –Malaysian squash queen, Datuk Nicol David’s sixth title bid at the ongoing British Open Squash Championships came to an end after the world number seven player suffered a shocking defeat in the semi-finals late Saturday (Sunday in Malaysia). The 33-year-old Penangite who was seeded sixth, lost

100-kilo Gold Coin Stolen From Berlin Museum

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BERLIN, Mar 27 – Thieves stole a gold coin with a face value of US$1 million and weighing 100kg from Berlin’s Bode Museum on Monday. According to German media, the stolen coin is the “Big Maple Leaf”, a commemorative piece issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007. The coin, 53cm (21

Ringgit Up Against Us Dollar At Close

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 27 – The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar today as it became among the most sought after currencies by investors as they shifted their interest from the greenback, a dealer said. At 6pm, the local unit stood at 4.4090/4130 against the greenback compared with 4.4230/4280 last Friday.

Trump To Roll Back Obama Clean Power Plan

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WASHINGTON, Mar 27 – President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday to undo his predecessor Barack Obama’s plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fuelled power plants, according to the new environmental chief. Speaking on ABC’s Sunday talk show “This Week”, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said rolling back Obama’s

One Killed, 14 Wounded In Ohio Nightclub Shooting

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WASHINGTON, Mar 26 – One person was killed and 14 others wounded early Sunday in a shooting at a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, police reported. Police said earlier said there were at least two shooters, but in a subsequent tweet assistant Cincinnati police chief Paul Neudigate said there was “only one

Overwhelming Response For CIMB Cycle 2017

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KUALA PILAH, Mar 26 – About 1,300 cyclists joined the maiden CIMB Cycle 2017 organised by CIMB Group Holdings Berhad in Seri Menanti, Kuala Pilah, today. The race was flagged off by the Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir who was accompanied by the Tunku Ampuan

Kim Jong-nam Remains Moved From Mortuary To Crematorium In Kuala Lumpur

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 26 – The remains of North Korean citizen Kim Jong-nam was moved out from the the National Forensic Institute at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital today and was believed to brought to a crematorium in Cheras at the edge of the Malaysian capital to be cremated. A source told the reporters that the remain was carried out from the the National Forensic Institute

UK Targets WhatsApp Encryption After London Attack

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LONDON, Mar 26 – The British government said Sunday that its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp, revealing it was used by the killer behind the parliament attack. Khalid Masood, the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people before being shot dead in a rampage in Westminster

PKR Confident Crisis With PAS Can Be Solved

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KUALA SELANGOR, Mar 24 – Although the crisis between PKR and PAS is seen to be widening, PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohammed Azmin Ali is confident that it can be resolved through negotiations. He said that the tradition of negotiation to resolve any problem should be continued by both parties and

Police Make New ‘Significant’ Arrests Over London Attack

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LONDON, Mar 24 – British police said Friday they had made two further “significant” arrests over the Islamist-inspired terror attack on parliament, as they appealed for information about the homegrown killer who left four people dead. Nine people are now in custody over Wednesday’s rampage in Westminster, in which at least 50

Govt To Launch Nationwide Fiberisation Plan

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PUTRAJAYA, Mar 24 – The government will launch the Nationwide Fiberisation Plan (2017-2019) for the expansion of the country’s fixed broadband infrastructure. Announcing the initiative, Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said the plan, which received approval from Prime Minister Datuk Najib Abdul Razak, would be implemented from this

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