Ronaldo Extends Real Madrid Deal To 2021

MADRID, Nov 7 – Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to retire at Real Madrid after agreeing a bumper new five-year contract to be signed on Monday that ties him to the Spanish giants until 2021. Madrid in a statement on Sunday said the official event for the renewal of Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract will

Hong Kong Police Clash With Anti-China Protesters

HONG KONG, Nov 7 – Hong Kong police used pepper spray Sunday to drive back hundreds of protesters angry at China’s decision to intervene in a row over whether two pro-independence lawmakers should be barred from the city’s legislature. In chaotic scenes reminiscent of mass pro-democracy protests in 2014, demonstrators charged metal

Start Small And Think Big, Malaysian Entrepreneurs Told

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 7 – Malaysian entrepreneurs need to start small, think big and move fast to evolve with current trends in the world of venture capitals, startups and new entrepreneurs. US-based IBM Venture Capital Group’s software strategy director Deborah Magid said a lack of confidence and networking, as well as sharing

SPM 2016 Examination Commences Today

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 7 – Form Five students nationwide begin sitting for their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2016 examination today. Bahasa Melayu Kertas 1 is the first paper in the important examination being held until Dec 6 involving 434,535 registered candidates. The Education Ministry said 3,732 examination centres have been opened throughout the

Four Red Shirts Rally Members Released

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 6 – Four individuals arrested following the Red Shirts rally near news portal Malaysiakini’s headquarters yesterday, were released today. Selangor CID chief, SAC Fadzil Ahmat said the two men and two women were arrested for allegedly placing rubbish outside the building in Petaling Jaya. “They were detained outside the building

Najib Wishes Success For SPM Candidates

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 6 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today wished success for candidates sitting for this year’s Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination. He in his Twitter post said to the candidates of the SPM examination which starts tomorrow, hopefully it will be eased and he pray that all of them will

Guan Eng Ask Penang DAP To Endorse Kon Yeow As Next CM

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 6 – DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, who is also current Penang Chief Minister, has proposed state DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow as the right candidate to take over as the next Penang chief minister if Lim is ousted through the Barisan Nasional’s “dirty scheme”. Lim, the party secretary-general, told delegates to

Najib: Jack Ma Appointed As Malaysia’s Digital Economy Adviser

BEIJING, Nov 4 – China’s internet tycoon Jack Ma has been appointed as the government’s digital economy adviser, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak announced today. Najib made the announcement when launching the Alitrip Malaysia Tourism Pavilion, an e-commerce platform for tourism, here Friday. Earlier, Ma, who is founder and executive chairman

Clinton Fends Off FBI Email Fallout As Polls Narrow

FORT LAUDERDALE, Oct 31 – Hillary Clinton battled to contain renewed FBI focus on her emails Sunday as Donald Trump blitzed western states in the tightening race for the White House. Nine days before the vote, the 69-year-old former secretary of state hit the campaign trail hard in the battleground state of

M’sia China To Sign Agreement And Contract For ECRL Tomorrow

BEIJING, Oct 31 – Malaysia and China will sign the Framework Financing Agreement and Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) Contract for the RM55 billion East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) project tomorrow. Treasury Secretary-General, Tan Sri Dr Irwan Serigar Abdullah, said if the financing for the project could be finalised by year-end, the new

Obama’s Consequential Presidency Draws To A Close

WASHINGTON, Oct 31 – History will remember Barack Obama as America’s first black president. But his eight years in office have redefined America’s role in the world and seen a shake-up in US politics. “How’s that hopey-changey stuff working out for ya?” sneered Sarah Palin, the defeated 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee. 

Malaysians’ Life Expectancy At 74.7 Years In 2016

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 31 – The life expectancy of Malaysian residents continues to rise, reaching 74.7 years in 2016 compared to 72.2 years in 2000. The Statistics Department said a male child born in 2016 can expect to live up to 72.6 years, compared to 71.9 years in 2010, while a female child,

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