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Veteran writer KS Maniam mourned by literary community

Veteran writer KS Maniam mourned by literary community

Tributes are pouring in for veteran writer KS Maniam who passed yesterday aged 78 at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre.Born as Subramaniam Krishnan in Bedong, Kedah in 1942, he succumbed to cancer of the bile duct.His novels included The Return (1981), In A Far...

Artist: I did not consent to allow NAG to remove artwork

Artist: I did not consent to allow NAG to remove artwork

Updated with Anwar Ibrahim's comment on the matterVisual artist Ahmad Fuad Osman has denied giving consent for the National Art Gallery (NAG) to alter an ongoing exhibition of his work.This comes after the government artspace removed four pieces from his solo show...

Rohingya boat capsize – many were brides being smuggled in

Rohingya boat capsize – many were brides being smuggled in

Many onboard a crowded boat that sank off the coast of Bangladesh yesterday, which killed 15 women and children, were human trafficking victims being smuggled into Malaysia to become brides, international news agencies reported.Seventy of the estimated 130 refugees on...

Reckless driving causes toddler to be flung out of vehicle

Reckless driving causes toddler to be flung out of vehicle

A two-year-old boy miraculously survived after he was flung out of a vehicle he was travelling in with his family in a road crash involving another vehicle on the southbound North-South Expressway near Senawang, on Monday.Negeri Sembilan Traffic Investigation and...

Asian badminton pushing through

Asian badminton pushing through

Asian badminton pushing throughJoey Villar(The Philippine Star) – February 10, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — The 2020 Badminton Asia Manila Team Championship will push through as scheduled amid the growing novel coronavirus scare.The six-day event unfolds...

Malaysians from Wuhan arrive at KLIA

Malaysians from Wuhan arrive at KLIA

CORONAVIRUS | The special flight carrying Malaysian nationals from Wuhan, China, the epicentre of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), arrived safely at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) early today.The AirAsia flight chartered specifically for the...

China to bring overseas Wuhan citizens back to virus-hit city

China to bring overseas Wuhan citizens back to virus-hit city

Beijing (AFP) - China is to send charter planes to bring citizens of virus-hit Wuhan city home from overseas "as soon as possible", the foreign ministry said Friday.The move comes as a number of airli...Read Morehttps://this.kiji.is/modal/modal-1.0.0.min.js

Asian markets fall as WHO mulls declaring global virus emergency

Asian markets fall as WHO mulls declaring global virus emergency

Hong Kong (AFP) - Asian markets fell Thursday with tech stocks and airlines among key losers as the World Health Organization called an urgent meeting on whether to declare a global health emergency o...Read Morehttps://this.kiji.is/modal/modal-1.0.0.min.js

India should accept disaster assistance

India should accept disaster assistance

India’s southern state of Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in nearly a century and that the floodwaters are receding, a peculiar debate has emerged over whether India should accept foreign aid to support reconstruction.

Malaysiaku: A celebration of Malaysia Day at Jalan Bangkung

Malaysiaku: A celebration of Malaysia Day at Jalan Bangkung

This year, Edward Soo is bringing back the Malaysiaku Celebration, in part to rejoice the arrival of Malaysia Baru after #GE14, our rich and diverse Malaysian culture, and to promote the celebration of Malaysia Day on 16th September.

PANGOI going places!

PANGOI going places!

Born in Bukit Mertajam, Goi made the bold decision to leave the comforts of home for Kuala Lumpur at the tender age of 17 despite objections from his family.