Maloney hails Malaysia’s U-18 fighting spirit against Australia

KUALA LUMPUR: National Under 18 (U-18) interim head coach, Brad Maloney could not be prouder of his team despite a frustrating defeat against Australia in the final of the 2019 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-18 Championship last night. Malaysia, who

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Victim-blamers have empathy, but mostly for perpetrators

WASHINGTON: You may have seen it among your own friends when a high-profile #MeToo case trigger responses that assign some or all the blame on a victim of sexual harassment, with men more likely than women to side with an

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Tram to complement urban public transport

SEREMBAN: The public transport system in Malaysia was at one time heavily dependent on buses for the daily mobility of the people and it is still evolving with current development. The country’s urban transport system according to Prof Datuk Dr

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Tiger leaves door open to playing on Presidents Cup team

US Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said yesterday that he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how sharp his game is before making the call. Woods was not among the

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Oil prices slip, hopes US-China tensions to ease

SINGAPORE: Crude oil prices slipped on Tuesday, but losses were limited as equity markets rallied and as traders hoped Sino-US trade tensions would ease. The United States said it would extend a reprieve that permits China’s Huawei Technologies to buy

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Dollar near 3-week high as thaw in risk aversion lifts yields

TOKYO: The dollar held near a three-week high today, as expectations global economies would unleash fresh stimulus and an improvement in appetite for riskier assets lifted yields on U.S. government bonds. Yields on benchmark U.S. Treasuries pulled away from three-year

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Iran tanker heads to Greece, US warns against helping vessel

DUBAI: An Iranian tanker at the centre of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece yesterday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against

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Debt ridden Utusan tumbles 27.27%

KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in financially-stressed Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd tumbled 27.27% this morning after the newspaper group, which has debts of RM139.19 million as at June 30, said it is facing an uphill task of finding a white knight to

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Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake IDs to subvert Hong Kong protests

Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said yesterday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said it suspended 936 accounts and the operations appeared to be a

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Below 1,600 points, KLCI post modest gains

KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI posted modest gains, tracking regional markets, lifted by select index-linked chips including Tenaga Nasional Bhd. At 9.05am, the FBM KLCI rose 1.79 points to 1,598.24. The early gainers included Petronas Gas Bhd, Malaysian Pacific Industries

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