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November 1, 2017 10:18 PM Mardan and chasing pack enjoy Warren greens

The vastly-improved green conditions at Warren Golf and Country Club helped leading local professionals register good scores on both days of the $30,000 SPGA President's Cup. And as the event moves into the final day today, leader Mardan Mamat faces a chase from the closing pack, namely Choo Tze Huang, Zaw Moe, Quincy Quek and leading amateur Marc Ong, who is turning 5

November 1, 2017 9:50 PM Super Salah shows his class as Klopp's Reds show signs of promise

Liverpool's transfer strategy has been criticised, but Salah is one signing the Reds got spot on It was all decidedly low key but Liverpool moved a step closer to the last 16 of the Champions League with an ultimately routine victory over Maribor at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's men remain at the summit of Group E and if they win either of their final two games 6

November 1, 2017 6:05 PM Fed holds rates steady; 'solid' growth keeps December hike in view

WASHINGTON: The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and pointed to solid U.S. economic growth and a strengthening labor market while downplaying the impact of recent hurricanes, a sign it is on track to lift borrowing costs again in December. The U.S. central bank acknowledged that inflation remained soft, but it did not downgrade 5

November 1, 2017 5:46 AM Johor follows Singapore’s move in banning 2 Islamic preachers

KUALA LUMPUR — Johor has banned two Islamic preachers from giving religious talks in the state, a day after Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister said Putrajaya has no issues with the clerics' conduct. Johor Islamic Religious Affairs Committee chairman Abdul Mutalip Abdul Rahim said the Sultan of Johor decreed on Wednesday (Nov 1) that Zimbabwean Mufti Ismail 9

October 31, 2017 1:02 PM India beat Malaysia in women's hockey Asia Cup

India have won all matches and are top with nine points in Pool A of the the Women's Asia Cup. India continued their winning form as they beat Malaysia 2-0 in their last Pool A match at the Women's Asia Cup held at Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium here on Tuesday. Vandana Katariya (54th minute) and Gurjit Kaur (55th) scored for India's third successive 5

October 30, 2017 3:04 PM Uhuru Kenyatta: Re-elected, but at what cost?

Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second and final term in Kenya's controversial election re-run, is the son of the country's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite. The 56-year-old US-educated multi-millionaire, whose family owns an array of businesses, properties and land, followed in his father's footsteps when he defeated his rival 12

October 30, 2017 7:20 AM Najib eyes swing voters in budget as election window narrows

KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Prime Minister Najib Razak made targeted allocations to potential swing voters in the final budget before a general election, an attempt to boost disposable incomes for Malaysians facing rising living costs. Calling it the "mother of all budgets", the premier on Friday (Oct 27) offered goodies - tax cuts for the middle class 8

October 30, 2017 12:32 AM Fifth Annual Asia-Pacific Stevie(R) Awards Issues Call for Entries

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stevie® Awards has issued a call for entries for the 2018 (fifth annual) Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the only business awards program to recognize innovation in business throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region. The early-bird entry deadline is November 29. The final entry deadline is February 7, 2017, but late entries 4

October 29, 2017 10:50 PM King Bhumibol's remains laid to rest at end of 5-day ceremony

BANGKOK - The bones and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej were brought to their final resting places on Sunday, the fifth and last day of an elaborate funeral ceremony that drew hundreds of thousands of mourners to the streets of Bangkok. King Bhumibol, the world's longest reigning monarch when he died last year at the age of 88, ruled 7

October 29, 2017 6:26 PM Football: Real Madrid lose in troubled Catalonia

GIRONA, Spain: Real Madrid suffered a backlash on the field rather than from an expected hostile atmosphere amid political turmoil in Catalonia as they slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at Girona on Sunday (Oct 29). Goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu in four second-half minutes cancelled out Isco's opener for Madrid as Real fell eight points behind La Liga leaders 4