The Covid pandemic has dominated the elections
The Covid pandemic has dominated the elections
Chinese media hailed Zhang Yufei as "the new butterfly queen" after she soared at the national swimming championships, firing a warning of intent with the Tokyo Olympics under three months away.
Rock-throwing Palestinians and Israeli police firing stun grenades clashed outside al-Aqsa mosque on Monday, in on-going violence in Jerusalem that has raised international concern. Tensions in the city were particularly high as Israel was marking "Jerusalem Day", its annual celebration of the capture of East Jerusalem, and the walled Old City that is home to Muslim, Jewish and Christian holy places, in a 1967 war. Al-Aqsa, Islam's third-holiest site, has been a focal point of violence in Jerusalem at the height of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Former Minister Khaw Boon Wan will be the chairman of Singapore Press Holdings’ not-for-profit media business, said Communications and Information Minister S Iswaran said in Parliament on Monday (10 May).
Since leaving Australia in March for the first time in more than a year, the 25-year-old won the Miami Open, reached the quarters in Charleston, beat Sabalenka in the Stuttgart final before reaching the decider at the Madrid WTA 1000 event. Barty, who is building towards the French Open at the end of the month, also won the doubles with American Jennifer Brady at the WTA 500 event in Stuttgart. After losing to Belarusian Sabalenka in Madrid on Saturday, Barty said being tired meant she was doing something right.
Bengaluru FC owner Parth Jindal has apologized for an “inexcusable” breach of COVID-19 protocols by two of his players and a coach that led to the Indian club being told to leave the Maldives before a scheduled AFC Cup playoff game against a local team. The players and a member of the coaching staff were reported by local media to have left their hotel in the capital Male on Saturday, sparking criticism from the Maldives sports minister. Jindal told the Associated Press on Monday that against a backdrop of a surging COVID-19 cases in India and rising local opposition to the game going ahead, he understood the reaction on the island.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — Former finance minister Lim Guan Eng has said the Perikatan Nasional administration would be better off by engaging and listening to the people, instead of solely relying on...
Three-time Olympian Cate Campbell expressed relief Monday as the Australian team began being vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of the Tokyo Games.
Since her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Like generations of women, she now helps support her family in the small community of Bargny by drying, smoking, salting and fermenting the catch brought home by male villagers. When the local women did manage to get their hands on fish to process, they lacked the usual buyers, as markets shut down and neighboring landlocked countries closed their borders.
LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold a press conference later on Monday about how the country will move into the next phase of reopening from the COVID-19 lockdown, junior minister Nadine Dorries said. "It does look as if the roadmap is on course," Dorries told Sky News.
The actress finally confirms she is pregnant following last year's speculations
GEORGE TOWN, May 10 — The three main parks on the island, Taman Bandaraya, Taman Metropolitan in Relau and Taman Jaja, under the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will remain open during the...
Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group on Monday launched an all stock merger bid for its rival Crown Resorts.The proposed tie-up deal is worth an estimated 7 billion U.S. dollars.It pits Star against two private equity giants - Blackstone Group and Oaktree Capital - who are also trying to buy Crown.Blackstone upped its offer just minutes before the proposal came in from Star Entertainment.Crown, which is 37% owned by its billionaire founder James Packer, said it was assessing the offers.The bidding war reflects the intense interest in Crown which has prized tourism and real estate assets on both Australian coasts.The company, however, has not been without scandal.An inquiry in February found Crown had enabled money laundering on its premises, knowingly dealt with tour operators linked to organised crime, and disregarded the safety of staff in China who were jailed in 2016 for breaching its gambling ban.Star has a Sydney waterfront casino near Crown's new resort tower that it opened in December without permission to offer gambling.Star's proposed buyout may attract antitrust scrutiny since it would create a single gambling giant in Australia without a competitor.
PETALING JAYA, May 10 — Malaysian actress Fiza Halim revealed that she has been divorced from Aizat Al Jefri, since July 22 last year. Fiza whose real name is Siti Zaidatul Fiza Abdul Halim told...
As shark monster flicks go, Great White is like a poor imitation of Jaws.
East Jerusalem has seen nightly clashes during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with Palestinians pitted against Israeli police and settlers. The issues and the scale of the protests have varied, covering religion, land and politics, but running through them all is the core conflict between Israelis and Palestinians over the city, which has sites sacred to Judaism, Islam and Christianity. From the beginning of Ramadan in mid-April, Palestinians clashed nightly with Israeli police, who put up barriers to stop evening gatherings at the walled Old City's Damascus Gate after iftar, the breaking of the daytime fast.
Clarify Pharma, which is looking to list on the Aquis Stock Exchange, is an investment vehicle specialising in biotech and life sciences companies.
The singer revealed that she and her third husband ended their marriage in July last year
KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — A tourist was left hanging on for his dear life after the glass-bottomed bridge he was walking on at a resort in northeast China’s Jilin Province was damaged by a gale....
Russia's "Fly with Me" project helps children with cerebral palsy improve their physical capabilities
KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — Controversial cosmetics mogul, Datuk Seri Aliff Syukri Kamarzaman is in disbelief after his Hari Raya song started trending at number one on YouTube Malaysia. The flamboyant...