IPEC LEGACY AWARDS

Five gold medals and a viral video: Why the brouhaha over Hima Das’ winning runs makes no sense

July 2, Poznan: 200m gold (23.65 seconds) July 7, Kunto: 200m gold (23.97 seconds) July 13, Kladno: 200m gold (23.43 seconds) July 17, Tabor: 200m gold (23.25 seconds) July 20, Prague: 400m gold (52.09 seconds) This are the timings of

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Najib withdraws appeal against court’s dismissal of application

PUTRAJAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today withdrew his appeal against the High Court’s decision to reject his application to strike out seven charges he is facing over RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd’s funds. His

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Yeo: Govt mulling to impose TNB with higher fine for overbilling users

BANGI: The government is considering to slap Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) with heftier fine for overbilling thousands of consumers earlier in May. Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin said her ministry is in the midst

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US slaps sanctions on Chinese oil buyer over Iran deal

WASHINGTON: The US has sanctioned Chinese state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhenrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran’s oil sector, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech yesterday.  “We’ve said that we will sanction any

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Yeo: Report to relocate high-risk factories to be ready in five weeks

BANGI: An analysis report on the relocation of high-risk factories in Pasir Gudang will be completed and handed over to the Johor state government in five weeks. “Even though there are no anomalies, what has happened is that the development

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Man gets 45 years jail for sexual crimes against underage daughter

PUCHONG: A father was sentenced to 45 years’ jail and 24 strokes of the cane after he pleaded guilty to 38 charges of committing sexual harassment, attempted rape and unnatural sex on his underage daughter. Judge Yong Zarida Sazali of

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You’re a bully, PSM tells Guan Eng

PUCHONG: Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) today hurled brickbats at Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for withholding funds to repair dilapidated schools in Sarawak until the state repays its debt. In a statement today, PSM deputy chairperson S Arutchelvan said Pakatan

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Dr M: Sex video scandal requires tough political solution

PUCHONG: The recent viral sex video implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali is a political matter that requires a political solution. “This is not a question of morality. It is a political problem that requires a political

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Trump goes ahead with immigration crackdown despite legal issues

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY: US President Donald Trump’s administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border yesterday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within

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Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM

LONDON: Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and the country’s next prime minister today, tasked with following through on his “do or die” pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months-time. Johnson

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