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Anchoring mistake blamed for passenger steamer accident

PETALING JAYA: Steamer SS Amherst had sailed from Singapore before it reportedly ran aground on a sandbar in Sungai Pahang on Nov 17, 1901.

US Fed's Yellen gets medical attention after struggling with speech

AMHERST, Mass.: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen received medical attention on Thursday after coughing, pausing and struggling to finish a speech in which she said the U.S. central bank was on track to raise interest rates this year for the first time in nearly a decade.

Old shipwreck raises interest

PEKAN: The discovery of an old shipwreck in Sungai Pahang here can help answer the mystery behind the sinking of SS Amherst during its last voyage in 1901, says the National Heritage Department.

US Fed still on track for rate hike this year, Yellen says

AMHERST, Mass.: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday she expects the U.S. central bank to begin raising interest rates later this year as long as inflation remains stable and the U.S. economy is strong enough to boost employment.

YouTube and Netflix ‘throttled’ by US carriers, research finds

The largest US telecom companies are slowing Internet traffic to and from popular apps like YouTube and Netflix, according to new research from Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

‘Decide fast on shipwreck’

PEKAN: The authorities will have to quickly decide on what to do with the shipwreck in Paloh Hinai here before the river swallows it up again at the end of the dry season.

What it takes to be competitive

University of Massachusetts Amherst chancellor Prof Dr John V. Lombardi receiving a souvenir from Universiti Malaya vice-chancellor Datuk Rafiah Salim after giving a public lecture on 'The Changing Competitive Context for Research Universities' in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

From riches to rags to riches

Daughter of a Korean tycoon shows that life is what you make of it.

4 US groups are giving youths a helping hand with hard issues

Sometimes we forget about the children, teens, and those in-between who need extra help and hope. The individuals and volunteers in these four groups are on a mission, and they are making significant progress.

Philadelphia fans set fire, damage property after Super Bowl win

(Reuters) - The Philadelphia Eagles' first Super Bowl victory set off rowdy celebrations in Philadelphia as people who poured into the streets set at least one fire and damaged property early on Monday, images on social media showed.