Pandelela speaks up on lewd jokes

PETALING JAYA: National diving champion Pandelela Rinong has spoken up against rape jokes and detailed her own experience of being subjected to lewd jokes by her former coach in a Twitter thread today. Her tweets come in the wake of public…

Bursa Malaysia remains lower at midday

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 21): Bursa Malaysia remained lower at midday on Thursday as profit-taking accelerated in most index-linked counters, led by the healthcare and small-capitalisation stocks, analysts said. At 12.30am, the benchmark index…

Record 18 Covid-19 deaths in Singapore

PETALING JAYA: Singapore recorded 18 Covid-19 deaths yesterday, the highest in a single day since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. In a statement, Singapore’s health ministry said the 18 were aged between 55 and 96 years. Nine of…