Izzah, Sie Yan joint gold medallists


MANILA: National rhythmic gymnasts Izzah Azman and Koi Sie Yan were finally declared as the SEA Games joint gold medallists of the women’s ribbon event after an initial slip-up by the organisers at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum here yesterday. Both gymnasts showed mesmerising skills with their satin ribbon to score […]

Tze Liang claims 11th gold


NEW CLARK CITY (Philippines): National elite diver, Ooi Tze Liang is set to be a new household name in Malaysian sporting history after claiming his eleventh gold medal in the diving competition at the 30th SEA Games which concludes in the Philippines, yesterday. The 26-year-old Penangite who claimed his maiden […]

Still on track for gold medal target


MANILA: Malaysia’s chef-de-mission (CDM) to the 30th SEA Games, Datuk Megat Zulkarnain Omardin is optimistic the national contingent can meet its target of 70 gold medals, with five days left in the competition. Megat Zulkarnain said although some of the sports with gold medal prospects did not deliver, the situation […]

Jinq En splashes way to first gold medal


NEW CLARK CITY (Philippines): After failing to impress in the women’s 200 breaststroke event Thursday, national elite swimmer, Phee Jinq En splashed her way to the first gold medal for the Malaysian contingent at the 30th SEA Games in the Philippines, Friday. The 21-year-old Selangor-born who is currently pursuing his […]

Izzah defends ball final event


MANILA: Young national rhythmic gymnastics athlete, Izzah Amzan (pic) exhibited a hypnotising performance to defend the gold medal in the ball final of the SEA Games at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum, Friday. The19-year-oldathlete the 19-year-old athlete won the gold medal after scoring 17.800 points while another national athlete, Koi Sie […]

M’sia comes back with five golds


MANILA: The national contingent bounced back on the sixth day of competition at the 30th SEA Games in the Philippines Friday with a haul of five gold medals. The diving squad led the gold medal collection with two gold in the women’s 3m springboard, while tenpin bowling (men’s team), snooker […]

World Bank urged to stop lending to China


WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has lashed out at the World Bank, blaming the international financial institution for lending money to China. “Why is the World Bank loaning money to China? Can this be possible? China has plenty of money, and if they don’t, they create it. Stop! ” Trump […]

Rubber market to remain steady


KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian rubber market is expected to remain steady next week due to tight supply of the commodity in major producing countries following the current rainy season. “We will see prices going up a bit next week, extending last week’s momentum,” Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association president Denis […]

Halal industry market value to reach RM614


KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s halal industry market value is expected to reach approximately RM614.36 billion by 2025, according to the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC). Entrepreneur Development Ministry secretary-general Datuk Wan Suraya Wan Mohd Radzi said the halal industry keeps booming, with 70 percent of the market value comes from the […]

HK police to take hard-and-soft approaches


BEIJING/HONG KONG: The Hong Kong police will use both “hard” and “soft” approaches when dealing with protests, Hong Kong’s police commissioner Chris Tang told reporters in Beijing yesterday. The police chief spoke ahead of a potentially large pro-democracy demonstration today and following nearly six months of sometimes violent protests in […]

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