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World 15 Dec 2014 | 5:30 PM Premium

Russian arms sales soared in 2013, bucking global slowdown - think tank

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Russian arms makers' sales soared 20 percent in 2013, bucking a slowdown in other countries' industries, largely thanks to a Kremlin push to modernise its military, the SIPRI think tank said on Monday.

Community 05 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Desa Hartamas FC triumph in style

Desa Hartamas FC clinched the inaugural Masters Football League after settling for a draw against closest challengers SIC KL in their final match of the season. In a closely-fought finale, both teams were at 2-2 when the match had to be abandoned due to bad weather.

Community 25 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Regally entertaining

PINT-SIZED young ‘monarchs’ in full regalia stood proudly before their castle to acknowledge doting subjects who were vociferous with cheers of adulation.

Nation 02 Feb 2015 | 2:16 PM Premium

Najib congratulates Nicol on world record

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has extended his congratulations to Malaysia’s squash queen Datuk Nicol David, who created a new world record for the length of time as a squash number one player.

AseanPlus News 04 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Solar power boss surges ahead of e-commerce giant with RM94bil

BEIJING: A Chinese solar energy tycoon has replaced e-commerce giant Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma as the country’s richest man with a fortune of US$26bil (RM94bil), a wealth survey showed.

Nation 14 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Indonesian tourists to Malaysia on the rise

JAKARTA: The number of Indonesian tourists visiting Malaysia has been increasing yearly, making it the second largest contributor to Malaysia’s tourism industry, said Tourism Malaysia chairman Tan Sri Dr Ng Yen Yen.

Education 03 May 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dishing out their best at challenge

KDU University College’s annual Power Chef Competition was given a revamp when it was held recently at the institution’s flagship campus at Utropolis Glenmarie in Shah Alam.

AseanPlus News 17 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Four million millionaire households and counting, survey shows

BEIJING: China had four million millionaire households last year – the second-highest in the world after the United States – as the country’s stock market boom boosted private wealth, a survey showed.

World 04 Jun 2015 | 12:05 AM Premium

Kurdish party could upset political landscape in Turkish vote

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The smallest party in Turkey's parliament may wind up occupying its most decisive seats after an election on Sunday, potentially ending 12 years of single-party rule and heralding a dramatic transformation of the Kurdish political movement.

World 07 Jun 2015 | 4:55 PM Premium

Germany's bickering Eurosceptics squander chance to cash in on Greek crisis

BERLIN (Reuters) - As Greece stumbles towards bankruptcy, a Eurosceptic party bent on breaking up the euro zone should be enjoying its golden hour; but instead the Alternative for Germany (AfD) is mired in such bitter personal feuding it teeters on the verge of collapse itself.