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Maid employers in Malaysia to save 90% of cost through direct, online recruitment
Sat, 16 December 2017 18:44:05 +0800
PUTRAJAYA: Employers of foreign domestic workers in Malaysia will be able to save more than 90 per cent of the recruitment cost from Jan 1, if the process is done online and without an agent. Announcing this on Friday (Dec 15), Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi noted that usually, employers ...
2 dead in car accident outside Istana, 1 injured
Sat, 16 December 2017 17:41:56 +0800
SINGAPORE: Two people were killed after their car crashed near the gates of the Istana on Saturday morning (Dec 16).  The police said they were alerted at about 6.05am, adding that the accident happened at the rear gate of the Istana along Cavenagh Road. The driver, a 25-year-old man, and a ...
The cheap tricks shops use to get you spending
Sat, 16 December 2017 07:20:43 +0800
Shops have many tricks up their sleeves - and it's not just slashing prices or holding big sales, says one expert from Anglia Ruskin University.
Football: Man City must be cautious of ruthless Tottenham, says Sterling
Sat, 16 December 2017 16:50:44 +0800
LONDON: Manchester City must be wary of a dominant Tottenham Hotspur side that elevate their game for big matches, the hosts' midfielder Raheem Sterling said ahead of Saturday's (Dec 16) Premier League clash at the Etihad stadium. Tottenham, who last lost away at City in October 2014, are 18 ...
Football: Klopp ridicules idea the 'dark days are back'
Sat, 16 December 2017 15:50:40 +0800
LONDON: Jurgen Klopp took issue on Friday (Dec 15) with the notion that because Liverpool have drawn their last two games the "dark days are back" in terms of inconsistency. The 50-year-old German - whose side have drawn successive games against Everton and West Brom which dampened spirits ...
Football: Walker needs brains not just brawn, says Guardiola
Sat, 16 December 2017 15:50:43 +0800
MANCHESTER: Kyle Walker has been told by Pep Guardiola he is physically one of the best full-backs in the world, but needs to improve his football brain to maintain his form into his thirties. The 27-year-old Manchester City full-back has enjoyed an excellent season since arriving from Tottenham ...
Football: Monaco hit four to stay in PSG chase
Sat, 16 December 2017 15:40:51 +0800
PARIS: Reigning French champions Monaco eased past struggling Saint-Etienne 4-0 on Friday (Dec 15) to stay on PSG's tail for a Chamions League place, with the highly coveted Fabinho and Thomas Lemar among the scorers. Djibril Sidibe curled in the opener after Keita Balde shot was blocked and ...
Japan eyes US$46 billion defence budget to counter North Korea: Report
Sat, 16 December 2017 15:40:39 +0800
TOKYO: Japan plans a record US$46 billion defence budget for the next fiscal year to strengthen its missile defence against the threat posed by North Korea, a report said Saturday (Dec 16). The government is expected to set aside 5.19 trillion yen for defence in the country's initial budget ...
Football: Mourinho faces Ibrahimovic dilemma for West Brom clash
Sat, 16 December 2017 15:40:48 +0800
MANCHESTER: Jose Mourinho must decide whether now is the time to recall Zlatan Ibrahimovic to his starting line-up as Manchester United prepare to visit West Brom in the Premier League on Sunday (Dec 17). The former Paris Saint-Germain striker has played 73 minutes in five substitute appearances ...
36 hours in Shanghai
Sat, 16 December 2017 07:15:22 +0800
Shanghai is a city flush with cash and Ferraris, but beneath all the excess, there’s more artistic and culinary substance than ever.