Category Archives: Sports

APSF endorses cancellation of 2020 Asean Para Games

KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF) has officially endorsed the cancellation of the 2020 ASEAN Para Games in the Philippines in October due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will now focus on the 2021 edition in Vietnam. The decision was reached on Friday after APSF held its Board of Governors meeting via an emergency

Djokovic Wins 8th Australian Open Championship

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has captured his 8th Australian Open title, coming back to defeat Austrian Dominic Thiem in five sets, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in Melbourne Sunday.It is the 17th Grand Slam title for Djokovic, ranked number two in th…

CARI Briefing “ASEAN 2020 Outlook and Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 “

KUALA LUMPUR, Vietnam, as the ASEAN Chair for 2020, will focus on enhancing ASEAN solidarity, economic integration and identity while being more responsive by promoting ASEAN pro-activeness, under the ASEAN 2020 theme, Cohesive and Responsive.The key a…

Sports Exchange Program (Rugby): Visit from ASEAN Countries and Timor-Leste Under Japan’s Friendship Ties Program “JENESYS 2019”

As part of Japan’s Friendship Ties Program JENESYS 2019 promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 165 young students (Boys and Girls) who have interests in Rugby and officials from Rugby association of ASEAN countries (Brunei , Cambodia, Indonesia, …

Sports Exchange Program (Rugby): Visit from ASEAN Countries and Timor-Leste Under Japan’s Friendship Ties Program “JENESYS 2019”

As part of Japan’s Friendship Ties Program JENESYS 2019 promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 165 young students (Boys and Girls) who have interests in Rugby and officials from Rugby association of ASEAN countries (Brunei , Cambodia, Indonesia, …

Dr Mahathir Urges Malaysians to Refrain from Stoking Racial Sensitivities

The prime minister said the people should be mindful that whatever they say and do should not affect the sensitivities of any racial group in the country.We have to be careful when we say something so that we do not touch on racial sensitivities.What w…

Malaysia welcome ASEAN’s joint bid for 2034 FIFA World Cup

BANGKOK, Malaysia welcomes ASEAN’s move to launch a joint bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034, a first for this region.Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad said five ASEAN countries had mooted the idea during the 34th ASEAN Summit here.We felt t…