SIBU: A 65-year-old woman electrocuted by after a water pump malfunctioned when her son tried to clear their flooded house in Jalan Saga, Off Jalan Lanang here. Sibu OCPD Asst Comm Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the incident involving victim, Tambi Nabian, occurred at around 8am on Saturday (Feb 23).
February 23, 2019 09:00 UTC
Your advice was on-point, when you said this: “The only answer you want is this: Just Escape.”If you accept abuse from a partner, there’s no reason for him or her to change, advice columnist Ellie Tesher writes. When I returned, my husband accused me of adultery based on an attractive male friend whom I’d connected with on social media. Still, I’m hopeful that we’ll find a co-parenting groove that works in the best interest of everyone involved, but especially my children. Still, all of the literature that I’ve read on abuse draws the same conclusion: you must leave the abuser. Ellie’s Tip of the Day If you accept abuse from a partner, there’s no reason for him or her to change.
February 23, 2019 05:03 UTC
Apple looks set to jump on the industry trend towards even more cameras in its next iPhone models. According to renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities, the next iPhones will get an ultra-wide-angle lens in addition to the two ones on current models – and he's known to get it right.Apple won't be the first to a camera feature like this, however. Other manufacturers such as Samsung and Huawei are already incorporating three – and in some cases four – cameras into their smartphones to improve image quality and camera versatility.
February 23, 2019 04:52 UTC
PETALING JAYA: The act of putting a statue of a deity at a mosque in Klang is malicious and intended to insult Islam while disrupting the social harmony in the country, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pic). The Home Minister, who condemned the irresponsible act, said the police had received a few reports regarding the matter.
February 23, 2019 04:07 UTC
Motorola's new G7 series is not for performance fanatics or people who judge a phone on a high purchase price.The G series, around since 2013, represents solid mid-range hardware at relatively low prices.
February 23, 2019 03:56 UTC
For meeting new dates, there exists a legion of tools: Tinder, Bumble, OKCupid. But once two people are a couple, are there any apps that help them stay together?An entrepreneur in Carmel Valley, California, is working on an app to do just that, and he's leaning strongly on the research of relationship psychologists to guide his way. The app, called LifeCouple, was launched by longtime sales and marketing executive Sean Rones, who's been through his fair share of marriage therapy sessions.
February 23, 2019 03:00 UTC
THERE is so much at stake in Man Utd’s clash against Liverpool tomorrow. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will be going all out to dent Liverpool’s hopes of a first league title in 29 years while the Reds themselves will be eager to spoil Man Utd’s bid to claim fourth place and with it an automatic spot in the Champions League. Add to the fact that Jurgen Klopp’s side were convincing winners in the reverse fixture in December last year in Jose Mourinho’s last game in charge and with revenge on Man Utd’s mind, everything points to a thrilling clash tomorrow.
February 23, 2019 01:07 UTC
FOR her book The War on Women, Sue Lloyd-Roberts interviewed BBC journalist Shaimaa Khalil, who’s an Egyptian. Says Khalil, “There is this notion that women’s rights are a separate and not important notion of human rights (in Egypt) as a whole. It is a luxury you can deal with after you’ve sorted out other important issues like the economy and security, without considering that women’s rights are part of sorting out security and economy.”
February 23, 2019 00:33 UTC
MANILA: Unlike many of his slain comrades, the touted new leader of the Islamic State group in the southern Philippines lacks the bravado, clan name or foreign training. Not much is known about Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan, but the attacks attributed to him heralding his rise are distinctly savage: A deadly bombing, which authorities say was a suicide attack by a foreign militant couple, blasted through a packed Roman Catholic cathedral in the middle of a mass.
February 23, 2019 00:22 UTC
I REFER to “Civil servants told to carry out directives or face the music” (The Star, Feb 10). This statement has cast a dark cloud on the integrity, commitment and loyalty of civil servants towards the government of the day. It conjures up the negative image that the civil servants are deliberately acting as both saboteurs to derail new policies and Luddites who refuse to collaborate and implement the change to transform our nation under the leadership of the new government.
February 23, 2019 00:22 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters): The US Justice Department on Friday (Feb 22) said it had filed complaints seeking forfeiture and recovery of approximately $38mil (RM154mil) in assets associated with its 1Malaysia Development Berhad - or 1MDB - case, bringing the assets now subject to forfeiture to a total of about $1.7bil (RM6.9bil). These new lawsuits target assets collected by corrupt officials and their associates through a massive scheme that stole billions of dollars from the people of Malaysia and laundered the proceeds across the world, US Attorney Nick Hanna said in a statement.
February 23, 2019 00:16 UTC
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s money laundering case involving three additional charges relating to RM27mil belonging to SRC International has been transferred to the High Court. The Sessions Court here was informed of the matter by DPP Manoj Kurup during a case mention before Sessions Court judge Azura Alwi yesterday.
February 22, 2019 23:59 UTC
KUALA LUMPUR: Ex-Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) chairman Prof Datuk Dr Sundra Rajoo has lodged a police report against Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer over the latter’s affidavit which he said implicated him. Lawyer Datuk Baljit Singh Sidhu confirmed that his client lodged the report at the Sentul police station yesterday afternoon.
February 22, 2019 23:03 UTC
JUST over two minutes long, the video clip from the battleground in Jolo island in the southern Philippines is gory and gruesome. Three Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) teenagers armed with M16 are shooting at an unseen enemy. A foreigner is heard shouting in Arabic to encourage an ASG sub-leader to butcher the body of an Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) soldier.
February 22, 2019 22:52 UTC
PETALING JAYA: American golfer Michelle Wie (pic) has begun her 14th straight year in professional golf with sights set firmly on pursuing her life-long ambition of becoming the world No. The 29-year-old Michelle, who braved through many ups and downs throughout her career, believes she still has many good years left in her provided she stays healthy and injury-free.
February 22, 2019 22:52 UTC