Fans of Ubisoft's first-person shooter franchise Far Cry can rejoice: With the release of Far Cry: New Dawn, less than a year after Far Cry 5, they can learn what happens in Hope County after a nuclear disaster.
February 17, 2019 05:03 UTC
Dr George Lee is a consultant Urologist and Clinical Associate Professor whose professional interest is in men’s health. The column “Putting Dr G on the spot” is a forum to help men debunk the myths and taboos on men’s issues that may be too “hard” to mention. You can send him questions at email@example.com
February 17, 2019 03:45 UTC
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi seized a last-gasp victory in a wild finish to the Mexico City ePrix on Saturday, with Belgian Jerome d'Ambrosio returning to the top of the all-electric Formula E standings. Germany's Pascal Wehrlein had led from pole position in a race that was red-flagged after less than five minutes when Brazilian Nelson Piquet Jr. had a big smash.
February 17, 2019 00:41 UTC
WHEN the scandal linked to the use of bogus and unaccredited degrees by politicians in the ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition was brewing, the image of my one-time boss – a tycoon in Hong Kong – immediately flashed through my mind. I became his staff after his corporation took over a company I was working at. The excitement of working for the prominent billionaire turned into disappointment when an international newspaper exposed that he did not hold a degree from a prestigious university in the United States as claimed.
February 17, 2019 00:22 UTC
A political year will soon be up, so the honeymoon’s truly over. With the indiscretions rolling out, that’s coffee shop talk right now. DATUK A. Kadir Jasin (pic) is no ordinary journalist. He’s not just a highly respected veteran newsman with many accolades, but special advisor to the Prime Minister, too. He is also a supreme council member of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia.
February 17, 2019 00:11 UTC
It looks like the upcoming by-election is going to be about which party is more Malay and Muslim. Sounds familiar? IF Barisan Nasional hadn’t won Cameron Highlands, the upcoming Semenyih by-election would have been just another by-election.
February 17, 2019 00:11 UTC
THE decision to move the PGA Championship to the middle of May has altered the schedule of the Major championship events. But by no means has it diluted the hype with which golf’s four biggest and best tournaments are viewed. From its perennial slot in August, the PGA Championship will be held from May 16 to 19 at Bethpage State Park course in New York. It will be played after the US Masters, scheduled for April 11 to 14 at Augusta National Golf Club in Atlanta, while the US Open is set for June 13 to 16 at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California.
February 17, 2019 00:00 UTC
KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a dividend rate of 6.15% for conventional savings, with a payout amounting to RM43bil. It also declared a 5.9% dividend rate for syariah savings, with a payout amounting to RM4.32bil.
February 16, 2019 23:45 UTC
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Justin Thomas and Adam Scott shrugged off chilly morning conditions on Saturday to share the lead after the second round of the rain-interrupted Genesis Open in Los Angeles. The pair, both former world number ones, completed rounds of six-under-par 65 at Riviera to lead on 11-under 131. After weather disrupted play the first two days, Thomas had to finish off six holes of his second round early on Saturday, while Australian Scott had seven left.
February 16, 2019 20:06 UTC
GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia's consumers are among the most confident in the world with a score 118 percentage points based on the Nielsen's Consumer Confidence Index, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said Malaysia's consumer confidence index, which increased by 24 percentage point to 118 points in 2018 from 94 in 2017, recorded the largest gain in the world. "This increase places Malaysia in the Top 10 category of the Nielsen's Consumer Confidence Index, an index that measures consumers' confidence index based on job prospects, personal finances and immediate spending intentions.
February 16, 2019 14:37 UTC
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Women's participation in politics has long been recognised as an important measure of the status of women and in Malaysia, the women have indeed stamped their mark in the Cabinet, the Dewan Rakyat and the Dewan Negara. The trend in women running for political positions and holding office is gaining momentum, and their contributions and impact would be best seen in about two to three years, said two women in politics.
February 16, 2019 13:52 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman has been ruled fit to play in next week's Champions League last 16, first leg tie at Liverpool after the Frenchman suffered an injury scare in their Bundesliga win over Augsburg on Friday. Coman scored two goals as Bayern twice came from behind to win 3-2 but turned his ankle towards the end of the game and had to be taken off.
February 16, 2019 13:07 UTC
KUALA LUMPUR: Tax refunds, including for the Goods and Services Tax (GST), amounting to RM37bil, could help stimulate the economy, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said the government had started refunding GST money amounting to RM19bil from last month and income tax refunds amounted to RM18bil.
February 16, 2019 10:07 UTC
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a dividend rate of 6.15% for Conventional Savings 2018, with payout amounting to RM43bil and 5.9% for Shariah Savings 2018, with a payout amounting to RM4.32bil. In total, the payout for 2018 amounts to RM47.32bil, a marginal decrease of 1.7 per cent from 2017.
February 16, 2019 06:00 UTC
JAKARTA: Indonesia will push back by as much as seven years an October deadline for halal labels on food, drugs and cosmetics, after industry voiced fears the move could bring chaos and threaten supplies of life-saving vaccines and other products.In 2014, the world's biggest Muslim-majority country adopted a measure for labels certifying whether products are halal, or suitable for consumption in line with Islamic laws. If not labeled, they would face sale bans.
February 16, 2019 01:52 UTC