LeBron agrees two-year Lakers extension for $97m: Reports

LOS ANGELES: LeBron James has agreed to terms on a two-year NBA contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers worth $97.1 million, according to multiple reports on Wednesday. The deal, according to ESPN and The Athletic, includes a player option for the 2024-25 season, in which James could see his 17-year-old son Bronny become an […]

Lima lelaki serang pusat tahfiz dijatuhkan hukuman penjara

LIPIS – Tiga lelaki dijatuhkan hukuman penjara selama 18 bulan manakala dua lagi dijatuhkan hukuman 10 bulan dan denda oleh Mahkamah Majistret di sini hari ini selepas mengaku bersalah menceroboh pusat tahfiz dan menyebabkan kecederaan ke atas seorang guru pada 11 Ogos lalu. Majistret Siti Aisyah Ismail menjatuhkan hukuman terhadap Wan Haris Wan Ismail,38, Zulkifli Mohd […]

Buli: KKM fahami jangkaan generasi baharu di lapangan

REMBAU: Kementerian Kesihatan akan sentiasa mengikuti perubahan zaman bagi memahami generasi baharu warga kerja kementerian berkenaan yang mempunyai jangkaan berbeza membabitkan tekanan kerja. Menterinya Khairy Jamaluddin menjelaskan, ramai doktor senior yang melalui budaya kerja sedia ada memaklumkan apa yang mereka jalani ketika ini adalah sesuatu yang ‘biasa’. “Tetapi kita kena faham, yang pertamanya apa yang […]

Matrade teams up with Medac, SME Bank to bring Malaysian SMEs to Philippines

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) will organise the participation of 12 Malaysian companies in the Export Acceleration Mission (EAM) to Manila, the Philippines from August 22-26 ​​to support the recovery of small and medium enterprises in the endemic phase. This will in collaboration with Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) as […]

StanChart Malaysia appoints Mak Joon Nien as MD and CEO

KUALA LUMPUR: Standard Chartered Malaysia (StanChart) has appointed Mak Joon Nien as managing director and chief executive officer(CEO), effective Aug 18. The bank, in a statement, said Mak will report to Patrick Lee, Cluster CEO, Singapore and Asean markets. He succeeds Abrar A. Anwar, who has been CEO of Malaysia since 2017. Abrar will remain […]

Death toll from Kabul mosque explosion rises to 30 people

KABUL: The number of people killed by an explosion that ripped through a mosque in Kabul during evening prayers on Wednesday has risen to 30 with more than 40 people injured, a Sputnik correspondent reported, citing a source. The list of the victims include famous religious scholar Amir Mohammad Kabali. No terrorist group has claimed […]

Monkeypox: JKNK ready to conduct health screenings at entry points

KOTA BHARU: The Kelantan Health Department (JKNK) is prepared to conduct health screenings at entry points into the country, in the wake of the spread of monkeypox in neighbouring Thailand. JKNK director Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin said that although no cases of monkeypox had been recorded in the country, early prevention and control measures needed […]

Billionaire Ratcliffe interested in buying Manchester United, says source

LONDON, Aug 18 — British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying Manchester United, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters after Elon Musk said his plan to buy the Premier League club was all part of “a long-running joke”. Musk, the world’s richest person, said on Tuesday night on Twitter that he wanted […]

Hong Kong court lifts reporting ban on national security case for 47 democrats

HONG KONG, Aug 18 ― A Hong Kong court today lifted reporting restrictions for pre-trial proceedings of a landmark national security case involving 47 pro-democracy campaigners that has dragged on for more than a year. The decision comes one day after the lifting of a reporting restriction for another national security case involving the now […]