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11:17 AM

Health Minister launches state-level World Health Day celebrations in Sarawak

SIBU: To defeat diabetes, stop buying sugar to save money and be healthy, said Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam before officiating the state-level World Health Day celebrations at the Permai Lake Garden here.

11:00 AM

Is the end of the games console nigh?

Sony may be back in profit thanks to strong demand for its latest-generation PlayStation and its assorted games. However, the days of the dedicated games console look to be numbered.

10:53 AM

PAS will not meddle in Terengganu Umno’s affairs, says Hadi

KUALA TERENGGANU: PAS will not interfere in Terengganu Umno’s internal party matters, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.

10:53 AM

Woodstock of capitalism

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc will this weekend welcome tens of thousands of people to Omaha for
the company’s annual shareholder gathering, which Buffett calls “Woodstock for Capitalists.” It almost wasn’t to be.

10:00 AM

In slumping tablet market, Apple still rules

Global sales of tablet computers extended their slide in early 2016, with some bright spots at the low end of the market and more expensive “detachables,” a survey showed.

9:19 AM

Two cops slashed in operation in Cheras

KUALA LUMPUR: Two policemen were injured after they were slashed with machetes while carrying out an operation at a vacant house in Cheras.

9:00 AM

Google is beta-testing a new travel app

Trips, reports the Dutch site Androidworld, is an app that organizes all of the user's travel information into bundles that can be accessed offline.

8:51 AM

IS may set up caliphate in Southeast Asia, experts say

SINGAPORE: As the Islamic State (IS) loses its grip on territories in the Middle East, the militant group is expected to look towards South-east Asia to perpetuate its claims to a caliphate.

8:26 AM

Helicopter crashes just off the west coast of Norway - TV 2

OSLO (Reuters) - A helicopter ferrying passengers from a Norwegian oil platform crashed in the North Sea on Friday, apparently killing all 13 people on board, rescue officials said.

8:00 AM

Younger US buyers more open to self-driving cars

US consumers who are under 40 are more open than older people to self-driving cars and their underlying systems.

7:50 AM

Wall Street falls as earnings weigh

NEW YORK: U.S. stocks posted their largest weekly drop in more than two months on Friday as earnings reports continued to weigh, but the S&P 500 and Dow managed to close up for April after strong showings mid-month.

7:47 AM

Apple's stock suffers worst week since 2013

NEW YORK: Apple Inc on Friday ended its worst week on the stock market since 2013 as worries festered about a slowdown in iPhone sales and after influential shareholder Carl Icahn revealed he sold his entire stake.

7:44 AM

Facebook hit with lawsuit over plan to issue new stock

SAN FFRANCISCO: A Facebook Inc shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company's plan to issue new Class C stock, calling the move an unfair deal to entrench Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg as controlling shareholder.

7:42 AM

JPMorgan sees sharp rise in precarious oil and gas loans

NEW YORK: JPMorgan Chase & Co disclosed on Friday that its "criticized" loans to the oil and gas industry more than doubled in the first three months of the year.

7:35 AM

Chinese consortium offers 700 mln euros for AC Milan

MILAN: A Chinese consortium has offered to buy AC Milan soccer club, one of former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi's most cherished assets, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

7:31 AM

Oil ends steady near $50; best monthly gain in Brent in 7 years

NEW YORK: Oil prices ended steady on Friday after hitting 2016 highs but finished April trading about 20 percent higher, with Brent crude having its best monthly gain in seven years.

7:20 AM

Temer government would press ahead with Brazil corruption fight - document

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A government led by Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer would press ahead with the country's corruption fight by strengthening anti-graft institutions and enacting tougher controls over state-run companies, according to a document seen by Reuters.

7:16 AM

No Quail Hollow for Woods, who is 'sick' of being sidelined

(Reuters) - Media speculation that Tiger Woods would make his PGA Tour return at next week's Wells Fargo Championship proved false when his name was not included in the official field for the event after Friday's deadline.

7:06 AM

Ryder Cup captains both hope Woods can make U.S. team

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III says he will cheer on assistant captain Tiger Woods to give him reason to put him on the team as a player once the former world number one returns to competition.

7:06 AM

Middlesbrough promotion hopes dented by Birmingham draw

(Reuters) - Middlesbrough's hopes of automatic promotion to the Premier League suffered a setback when they were held to a 2-2 draw at Birmingham City in a thrilling Championship clash on Friday.

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