RHB Group MD & CEO Khairussaleh Ramli to take leave of absence

KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Bank Bhd has announced that its group managing director/group chief executive officer Datuk Khairussaleh Ramli will be taking his leave of absence with effect from Jan 24, 2022. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, the bank said in his absence, Mohd Rashid Mohamad will be appointed as the officer-in-charge/principal officer, effective on … Read more

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal reaches last 16 after beating Karen Khachanov

Rafael Nadal reaches the Australian Open last 16 after beating Karen Khachanov in four sets to reach the fourth round for a 15th time By Eleanor Crooks Press Association Sport Published: 13:43 GMT, 21 January 2022 | Updated: 14:00 GMT, 21 January 2022 Rafael Nadal dropped his first set of the Australian Open but recovered … Read more

Memphis’ Penny Hardaway rails against media’s ‘stupid f—ing questions’ following SMU loss

Memphis men’s basketball coach Penny Hardaway had it with reporters on Thursday and unleashed an expletive-laced tirade during his postgame press conference. The Tigers lost to SMU 70-62. With Memphis having one of the top recruiting classes coming into the 2021-22 season, it built the hype for the season. Memphis was ranked as high as … Read more

UNHCR urges Thailand to transfer Myanmar refugees to safer location

BANGKOK: UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, has urged the Thai government to transfer approximately 1,000 Myanmar refugees sheltered in the “temporary safety area”, in Mae Sot, Tak Province to a safer location. “The situation remains extremely uncertain and volatile in Myanmar. Given the pressing humanitarian needs of the refugees and the continued fighting on … Read more

Psaki announces Biden will FINALLY hold a press conference next Wednesday

Psaki announces Biden will FINALLY hold a press conference next Wednesday: President will face the full press for the first time in 78 days Biden will take questions from reporters Wednesday, Jen Psaki said It will be his first formal presser since early November in Glasgow White House has fended off questions for months about … Read more

England to host Ivory Coast as part of World Cup build-up

LONDON: Gareth Southgate’s England will face Ivory Coast in a Wembley friendly on March 29 as part of their build-up to the World Cup in Qatar. The match against the two-time African champions, currently competing in the Africa Cup of Nations, will be the first meeting between the two nations at senior level. It will … Read more

Govt channelled RM20.147 bln to 357,429 employers through PSU

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has channelled RM20.147 billion to 357,429 employers through its wage subsidy programme (PSU) that has helped to keep 2,951,854 jobs in an effort to reduce the unemployment rate. Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz said for PSU 1.0, 322,177 employers and 2.64 million workers had received benefits under … Read more

Mystery man who rings couple’s doorbell EVERY Thursday between 2am and 4am in Gloucestershire

Caught on camera: Mystery man who rings couple’s doorbell EVERY Thursday between 2am and 4am CCTV footage of the unidentified person has been shared by police   Man knocks repeatedly on Thursdays and sometimes comes back more than once Has been knocking for a number of months, according to police   Anyone with information should ring 101 … Read more

Lewandowski eyes toppling own record of 41 Bundesliga goals

BERLIN: Having scored a record 41 goals in just 29 league games last season, Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski aims to stay injury-free in order to better his own Bundesliga milestone this campaign. The Poland striker scooped FIFA’s ‘The Best’ male player award for the second year running on Monday, two days after chalking up … Read more

American Amanda Anisimova upsets Naomi Osaka at Australian Open

American Amanda Anisimova upset defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka on Friday in a thrilling three-set match. The 20-year-old Anisimova beat the two-time Australian Open winner 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) to capture one of the biggest wins of her career. She came into the tournament ranked 60th in the world. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS … Read more

Japanese man breaks into his old school to retrieve items his teacher confiscated over 40 years ago

63-year-old breaks into his old school in Japan to retrieve items that were confiscated by his teacher more than 40 years ago The former student snuck into the northern Japanese school with his girlfriend  He was hoping to find his teacher’s contact information in the school’s records Police arrested the two after a staff member … Read more

Rob Phinisee’s career game leads Indiana past No. 4 Purdue

Rob Phinisee spent four seasons waiting for a moment like the one he celebrated Thursday night. It even took him two chances to cash in. The junior guard scored 17 points in the first half and then closed out a career-high 20-point game by making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left to send Indiana … Read more

Suns rally late to beat Mavs, sweep 5-game road trip

Devin Booker scored 28 points, Chris Paul had 20 points and 11 assists with no turnovers, and the Phoenix Suns rallied late to beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-101 on Thursday night. In a matchup of two of the NBA’s hottest teams, Phoenix (35-9) finished a sweep of its season-high, five-game road trip and won its … Read more