Well, if Americans have their McDreamy and McSteamy, over on our shores we have Mr Delicious. He’s no doctor — just a self-proclaimed “love doctor” for three of his female best friends. “This TV series appears to be a light TV drama-comedy but there are positive messages in it. I love the friendship between the three girls and Aiman. •HyppTV had Zul Ariffin and Syukri Yahya in mind as Mr Delicious but they were unavailable.
August 18, 2017 02:48 UTC
1 martial arts championship to cheer forThe renowned One Championship returns to Kuala Lumpur with One: Quest for Greatness today at Stadium Negara. Slate at The Row is located at 46-48 Jalan Doraisamy, Kuala Lumpur. The short films are interestingly inspired by roti tisu, roti bakar, roti naan, thosai, puri, roti bom, roti tampal and roti kosong. 1 event for anime fansAll this weekend, anime fans can indulge in their passion at AniManGaki, happening at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre — one of the largest conventions of its kind in Malaysia. The Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre is situated at Jalan PJS 11/15 Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya.
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August 18, 2017 02:37 UTC
The programme, expected to start next month, will see such marriages legalised, even if the men are already married here. Launched between Aug 1 and Nov 1 last year, the Selangor programme saw 1,938 illegal marriages solemnised by the state. Mohd Rawi stressed that Kedah’s objective was to protect the future of the subsequent wives and children. “We have discussed this with several departments including the state Islamic Religious Affairs Department and the Syariah courts. “We have also met with state Women Development and State Welfare Committee chairman Datuk Suraya Yaacob,” he said.
August 18, 2017 02:36 UTC
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said he is saddened by the deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain which took place yesterday. He expressed his condolences on Twitter today. “Deepest condolences to the loved ones of innocent victims who lost their lives and were affected by the despicable attack in Barcelona,” Najib wrote. Spain was hit by its worst terrorist attack in more than a decade when a van driver plowed into crowds of people enjoying a sunny afternoon at one of Barcelona’s most famous thoroughfares, Las Ramblas, killing at least 13 people and leaving over 100 injured.
August 18, 2017 02:26 UTC
KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened lower, amid negative sentiment this morning, in line with the retracement of Asian equity markets early today and following the plunge of the overnight US stocks, dealers said. At 9.03 am, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 5.04 points lower at 1,771.27 against Thursday's close of 1,776.31. Meanwhile, Public Investment Bank Bhd said the FBM KLCI was expected to remain cautious on lingering uncertainty over the outlook for US monetary and fiscal policies which dragged the Wall Street sharply lower last night. The FBM Emas Index was 36.82 points lower at 12,589.32, FBM 70 fell 36.85 points to 14,942.17, FBM Emas Shariah Index gave up 30.09 points to 12,736.14, FBMT 100 Index decreased 33.69 points to 12,248.22 and the FBM Ace declined 46.65 points to 6,529.66. Sector-wise, the Finance Index was 49.63 points lower at 16,740.16, the Plantation Index shed 5.68 points to 7,773.27 while the Industrial Index eased 3.81 points to 3,22.83.
August 18, 2017 01:52 UTC
SAN FRANCISCO: The potential move of Apple into streaming video could reshape an industry which is already feeling the impact from new players like Netflix. The move by deep-pocketed Apple would challenge entrenched services such as Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon Prime, which have been increasingly challenging the established media-entertainment world of Hollywood. Facebook too is rolling out a new video service offering professionally produced shows in a challenge to rivals such as YouTube, and potentially to streaming providers like Netflix. Hollywood powerhouse Walt Disney Co this month announced plans to launch a “multi-sport” streaming service under its ESPN brand in early 2018 and a Disney branded direct-to-consumer service in 2019. Entertainment is also a very different industry than making iPhones, and comes with film talent to manage and other challenges likely new to Apple, Enderle said.
August 18, 2017 01:52 UTC
WITH over 85,000 people expected, the public has been asked to come early and use public transport to attend the opening ceremony of the Kuala Lumpur Sea Games at the National Stadium tomorrow. "The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has taken the initiative to extend the service hours of the LRT and bus service from seven locations," said Khairy. "There will also be a discount of 50 per cent for Sea Games (venues) destinations. This is to encourage the use of public transport". "We are expecting a packed stadium as the tickets for the opening ceremony have been sold out."
August 18, 2017 01:41 UTC
BARCELONA: Spanish and world leaders on Thursday condemned the Barcelona van attack, expressing outrage and solidarity with the victims. All of Spain is Barcelona." US President Donald Trump tweeted: "The United States condemns the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, and will do whatever is necessary to help. Russian President Vladimir Putin called for the world to unite in an "uncompromising battle against the forces of terror". French President Emmanuel Macron voiced "France's solidarity" with Spanish citizens following what he called "a tragic attack".
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit retreated from yesterday’s gains to open marginally lower versus the US dollar today on lack of interest for the local currency, a dealer said. However, losses were capped by increased uncertainty over another US interest rate hike this year due to wariness over US inflation levels. Meanwhile, the ringgit ended mostly lower against other major currencies. It fell against the Singapore dollar to 3.1433/1471 from 3.1430/1464 on Thursday, and depreciated versus the yen to 3.9242/9280 from 3.8997/8032 yesterday. It decreased versus the euro to 5.0363/0416 from 5.0261/0305 yesterday, but strengthened against the British pound to 5.5277/5324 from 5.5311/5354 on Thursday.
THE Sea Games archery gold yesterday came as perfect wedding gift for Nurul Syazhera Mohd Asmi. time, teamed up with Saritha Cham Nong and Fatin Nurfatehah Mat Salleh to win the women's compound team title at Bukit Jalil. “I am really happy to be able to help the team win the gold. I would like to dedicate this win to my fiance Ahmad Syafiq Azim Saeri, it is the perfect gift for us both." Saritha and Fatin had joined Nor Rizah Ishak to win the team compound gold in Singapore two years ago.
SINGAPORE: Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on growing doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver his economic agenda. Japan's Nikkei slid 1 percent on global jitters and a stronger yen, and looked set to lose 1.3 percent for the week. "Diminishing West Wing support from both business and political allies will continue to abrade investors’ confidence in President Trump’s economic agenda," Stephen Innes, head of Asia Pacific trading at OANDA in Singapore. - ReutersEarlier report:SINGAPORE: Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on growing doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to fulfill his economic agenda. Japan's Nikkei slid 1.2 percent as the yen rose, and looked set to lose 1.3 percent for the week.
August 18, 2017 01:20 UTC
"When a fighter has lost before, if he loses again they say 'oh, it's nothing, he's lost before,'" Mayweather told a conference call. I wouldn't be where I'm at if I didn't take risks so I don't mind putting a 49-0 record on the line, putting everything on the line for this fight. "I don't think that I'm the same Floyd Mayweather that I was 21 years ago. "I don't think that I'm the same Floyd Mayweather that I was 10 years ago. I'm, not even the same Floyd Mayweather that I was I was five or two years ago.
August 18, 2017 00:45 UTC
CINCINNATI: Spanish reigning Grand Slam champions Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza were shaken and saddened by Thursday’s attack in Barcelona that left 13 people dead and another 100 injured. All my support for the families affected and the city,” Nadal tweeted ahead of his third-round match against countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the WTA and ATP Cincinnati Masters. Nadal won the title this year at Barcelona as well as in Madrid, Monte Carlo and his 15th Grand Slam crown at the French Open in June. That’s my every day, putting things aside and going out there and have two hours of concentration of tennis,” Muguruza said. Very sad all that is happening.”And Ramos-Vinolas tweeted ahead of his meeting with Nadal: “Great pain when seeing what is happening in #Barcelona.
August 18, 2017 00:35 UTC
The commission is looking at Grand Borneo Hotel, a three-star hotel and part of the 1Borneo Hypermall here, which Felda acquired in 2012 for RM86.4 million. However, the hotel’s Facebook page states that “Grand Borneo Hotel is managed by FICHospitality Management Sdn Bhd (FICHM), a subsidiary of FIC”. FIC, on its website (http://fic.net.my), indicated in its “milestones timeline” that FIC “took over the management of Grand Borneo Hotel in July last year”. “When investigators cracked open the London hotel purchase, information surfaced about Merdeka Palace and that is why we began investigations into that deal. “It is the same with the Grand Borneo Hotel deal,” the source told the New Straits Times.
August 18, 2017 00:33 UTC
Four foursomes (alternate shot) matches will be played in the morning at Des Moines Golf & Country Club, followed by four four-ball matches in the afternoon. Glamour girl Michelle Wie is among the four Americans left on the bench for the morning matches by captain Juli Inkster. "I don't think that's a word that's even been spoken," said the former world number one. We're here to do our work, and that's kind of the model we took into Germany (two years ago). FRIDAY MORNING FOURSOMES MATCHES (U.S. listed first):Cristie Kerr/Lexi Thompson v Mel Reid/Charley HullDanielle Kang/Lizette Salas v Carlota Ciganda/Caroline MassonPaula Creamer/Austin Ernst v Anna Nordqvist/Georgia HallStacy Lewis/Gerina Piller v Karine Icher/Catriona Matthew(Reporting by Andrew Both in Cary, North Carolina; Editing by Ian Ransom)
August 18, 2017 00:33 UTC