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Education 22 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

A walk down Hill Street

Letter: From Florence Mah Sau Fong of Kajang, Selangor.

World 15 Dec 2015 | 3:40 PM

Opera star Montserrat Caballe given suspended jail for tax evasion

BARCELONA: Spain's world-famous opera star Montserrat Caballe was handed a six-month suspended jail sentence and fined more than 250,000 euros (RM1.18mil) on Tuesday for cheating the taxman.

World 19 Jan 2016 | 7:08 AM

North Korea nuclear test paves way for rare party congress

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's recent nuclear weapon test was designed to boost his domestic legitimacy ahead of a rare ruling party conference in May that could formalise market-based economic experiments in the isolated country, analysts say.

Education 26 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

High school plays at NY Philharmonic

AS far as high school achievements go, the venue could hardly be more prestigious. In a first, the New York Philharmonic tasked a high school orchestra to premiere works, bringing teenagers’ fresh-eyed enthusiasm to contemporary music.

World 26 Jan 2017 | 10:58 AM

South Korea to boost economic cooperation with China amid THAAD concerns

SEOUL (Reuters) - Worried that Beijing is punishing it over plans to deploy a U.S. anti-missile system, South Korea on Thursday said it will look to improve communication and cooperation with China to resolve difficulties faced by South Korean companies there.

AseanPlus News 27 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Mourning and joy for Egypt’s Christians ahead of Pope’s visit

CAIRO: Egypt’s Christians are still mourning fellow members of the Coptic Orthodox community murdered this month by extremists, but there is also joy ahead of Pope Francis’ visit this weekend.

World 14 Sep 2017 | 6:15 AM

"Sopranos" actor Frank Vincent dies

Los Angeles (AFP) - American actor Frank Vincent, who was known for his memorable gangster roles in "Goodfellas" and "The Sopranos," died on Wednesday.

Education 17 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Finding their voices

Meet two students of Pathlight School, a school for high-functioning children with autism, who show how they are not defined by this condition, but by their resilience and extraordinary abilities.

World 16 Aug 2018 | 2:11 PM

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died

DETROIT (AP): Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as Think, I Say a Little Prayer and her signature song, Respect, and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advance pancreatic cancer.

AseanPlus News 13 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

North and S. Korean musicians perform together in China

SHANGHAI: A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music – especially at a time of emerging tensions amid deadlocked nuclear diplomacy.