‘Hand of God’ died at age 60

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack. Maradona was subsequently released from hospital as an outpatient to continue his convalescence, which he carried out in his dwelling in a private neighbourhood near Tigre, northern Buenos Aires. But on Wednesday morning he suffered cardiac arrest, and paramedics at the scene failed to revive him. He scored five goals over the course of the tournament to finish second behind England’s Gary Lineker in the top scorer rankings, with the pair meeting in a… Read More

Penemuan vaksin Covid-19 beri isyarat krisis akan berakhir

KUALA LUMPUR – Pembangunan vaksin koronavirus (Covid-19) oleh Pfizer Inc dan BioNTech SE mengisyaratkan kemungkinan pengakhiran bagi pandemik sudah semakin jelas dan bakal mendorong pelabur untuk mengambil keuntungan ke atas saham-saham benefisiari, kata CGS-CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd. Menurut CGS-CIMB, saham-saham itu mempunyai prestasi harga saham yang baik dari tahun ke tarikh, tetapi pelabur berkemungkinan beralih kepada pelaburan pemulihan Covid-19 seperti bank, syarikat penerbangan, lapangan terbang, peruncit, permainan dan media, memandangkan harga saham terjejas dengan ketara semasa sekatan pergerakan. “Dalam separuh kedua nota strategi 2020 kami, kami telah menggerakkan tema pemulihan Covid-19 dan… Read More

Biden elected new US President

Joe Biden has been elected as the United States new President, CNN and other US media reported on Sunday. Earlier projections of victory was made when Biden crossed the 270 votes count but several media held back but now he has gained past 290 votes, making him the clear winner against Republican Donald Trump, almost all media organisations here said. BERNAMA

Today In History: Mandela on four-day visit to Malaysia

1 November 1990, KUALA LUMPUR: Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s anti-apartheid leader, was welcomed by the Prime Minister when he made a four-day visit to Malaysia in a 20-day tour of five Asia-Pacific countries. The 72 year old deputy president of the African National Congress was originally scheduled to visit Malaysia on 19 October but his trip was postponed in view of the country’s general election.