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  • Indonesia

    Indonesia returns five containers of waste to the US

    Jakarta: Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a “dumping ground”, officials said, the latest South-East Asian country to return imported waste.

  • China

    Largest ever Picasso exhibition opens

    Beijing: The largest Picasso exhibition ever held in China opened, featuring more than 100 works – many of them from the artist’s early years.

  • Indonesia

    Two dead after ship capsizes in East Nusa Tenggara

    JAKARTA: At least two people have died and eight are missing after a passenger ship capsized in East Nusa Tenggara.

  • Asean+

    Extradition Bill suspended

    HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, said she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition Bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years.

  • China

    ‘Offenders should pay the price’

    BEIJING: Those who insult Chinese people should pay the price in order to deter would-be offenders from following suit, Chinese state media said in a sharply worded commentary, after remarks by a UBS economist about pigs sparked an outcry in China.

  • Badminton

    BAM: We don’t need more than a decade to produce another top-class player

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia does not need to wait 10 to 15 years to produce another world-class player like Lee Chong Wei.

  • China

    China supports move by HK to put Bill on hold

    Shanghai: China’s government said it supported the decision of Hong Kong’s leader to suspend an unpopular Bill that would allow extraditions to China and which sparked a week of protests.

  • Badminton

    Chong Wei as chef-de-mission – that’s something to savour for Karim

    KUALA LUMPUR: Badminton icon Lee Chong Wei is the right candidate to be Malaysia’s chef-de-mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

  • Golf

    Daeng in match play spotlight

    WHEN the Professional Golf of Malaysia (PGM) Tour schedule resumes next week after the Hari Raya holidays, teenager Daeng Abdul Rahman will be in the spotlight for more than just one reason.

  • Golf

    Make your total putts in around 200 feet

    FORGET about the amount of putts in a round and instead add up the number of feet you’ve managed in putts holed. That’s what European Tour winner Rhys Davies does and on his best days he’s up around the 200 mark – that’s an 11-footer on every hole.

  • Golf

    Garmin unveils new Approach S40 smartwatch

    GARMIN has introduced the new and versatile Approach S40 – a GPS smartwatch specifically designed for golf, and which doubles up as a nice timepiece.

  • Football

    Big guns Kedah and Pahang let fans down in goalless tie

    PETALING JAYA: Both Kedah and Pahang felt that the presence of their three key players would have made a difference in their goalless draw at the Darulaman Stadium in Alor Setar on Friday.

  • Badminton

    A single question - is Hendrawan redundant now?

    PETALING JAYA: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) were non-committal over Hendrawan’s future as national men’s singles coach following the retirement of Lee Chong Wei.

  • Football

    TMJ to play in charity game featuring legends in Johor

    JOHOR BARU: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim will feature in a charity match with Brazilian great Ronaldo and other legends at the Larkin Stadium on June 30.

  • Football

    Coaches go crazy as relegation battlers dish out nine-goal classic

    PETALING JAYA: Bottoms up to Super League relegation battlers Felda United and PKNS! They dished out a classic featuring nine goals that saw the Fighters win 5-4 in Jengka, Pahang.

    Inspirational: Singapore striker Khairul Amri (left) has been the motivating factor in Kedah’s campaign in the Super League this season
  • Education

    E-books can help language skills

    PARENTS may fret over their children having too much screen time but reading electronic books, also known as e-books, has its benefits.

  • Badminton

    Hend it to LCW

    Former world champion Hendrawan was put in charge of Lee Chong Wei since 2015 in a bid to end the wait for an Olympic gold and World Championships title. But that will never come to fruition now after the 36-year-old icon was forced to retire due to his battle with nose cancer. Hendrawan shares his thoughts with StarSport’s Tan Ming Wai about his unfulfilled ambitions.Q: Many coaches have come and gone during Chong Wei’s 19-year career with the national team. Your thoughts on being the last man to guide him?

    We’ll miss the good times: Hendrawan salutes Lee Chong Wei for having the character of a true champion.
  • Nation

    Keeping faith in religious harmony

    WHEN Pope John Paul II visited Kazakhstan just days after the September 11 attacks in 2001, his message to the central Asian nation was clear.

  • Golf

    Saujana set to host top amateurs

    THE 32nd Saujana Amateur Championship, to be hosted on the Palm course of one of Malaysia’s premier golf clubs from June 24 to 27 June, is expected to feature a strong.

  • Education

    New strategy in age of tech disruption

    EDUCATION and training is a key strategy to empower Singaporeans in this new phase of changes brought about by technology, and its importance is like that of the public housing policy in the 1960s, said Education Minister Ong Ye Kung.