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World 23 Aug 2018 | 7:41 PM

African swine fever - China marks new front in battle against deadly disease

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is battling to control the rapid spread of deadly African swine fever (ASF) across the world's largest hog herd after four outbreaks in three weeks, stoking worries the disease could spread to Southeast Asia.

Nation 15 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

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Education 22 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Beating the odds to move up

The tale of an Asean Games paralympian who won two gold medals for the nation this year should inspire us to continuously challenge ourselves.

Nation 26 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cerebral palsy athlete believes in own abilities

KOTA KINABALU: Having confidence in his abilities paid off for cerebral palsy athlete Eddy Bernard, who won two gold medals in his inaugural outing at the recent 9th Asean Para Games.

Nation 25 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia’s first Paralympic gold medallists are all for moderation

KUALA LUMPUR: The mere mention of a sporting event is enough to get Malaysians to instantly set aside their differences and unite to cheer on the athletes representing our country.

Nation 18 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

A breathtaking opening for the 9th Asean Para Games

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a show of grit, a show of strength, a show of style – and it was indeed a breathtaking show. The 9th Asean Para Games started in earnest with an opening ceremony unlike any before it.

Nation 16 Jul 2017 | 12:56 PM

Latiff Romly retains World Para Athletics long jump gold

PETALING JAYA: Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mohd Latif Romly made it a day of double joy for Malaysia by retaining his men’s long jump T20 (learning disability) title at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England.

Nation 28 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Chew: Women candidates want level playing field

KUALA LUMPUR: Political parties should give “winnable” seats to female candidates, just as they would give to the men, said De­­puty Women, Family and Com­mu­nity Development Minister Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun.

Nation 27 Apr 2017 | 10:37 AM

Chew Mei Fun: Field women in 'winnable seats' in GE14

KUALA LUMPUR: Women should be given "winnable seats" in the general election to increase their numbers in Parliament, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun.

Nation 26 Apr 2017 | 2:42 PM

Abdul Latif Romly first para-athlete to be named Best Sportsman of the Year

KUALA LUMPUR: Abdul Latif Romly created history as the first para-athlete to be named Best Sportsman of the Year (2016).