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King Conveys Condolences To Sahak Md Yassim’s Family

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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has conveyed his condolences to the family of national sepak takraw legend, Sahak Md Yassim who died yesterday (June 7).

Istana Negara, through its official social media site, stated that His Majesty also expressed sadness over the passing and hoped that the family would remain patient and strong during this difficult time.

“His Majesty highly praised and appreciated Sahak’s devotion, service and sacrifice to the country and described his passing as a great loss to the sport of sepak takraw in the country.

“His Majesty also prays that his soul to be blessed by Allah and placed among the righteous,” read the statement.

Sahak, better known as Pak Sahak, 74, from Kampung Nuri, Johol, Negeri Sembilan, died at 3.30 pm yesterday at his residence in Taman Bunga Raya, Setapak here.

During his heyday, Sahak, a former military man, has represented Malaysia in numerous tournaments including the SEAP Games (SEA Games), Khir Johari Gold Cup, Tunku Abdul Rahman Cup, Tun Razak Cup, Tan Seri Jamil Rais Cup and King’s Cup.

Source: BERNAMA

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Cristiano Ronaldo Gesture Causes Coca-Cola To Loss A Total of $4 Billion

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Cristiano Ronaldo caused Coca-Cola’s market value to suffering a $ 4 billion loss after his actions at a press conference yesterday. The Portuguese footballer, who scored two goals late in the game in a 3-0 win over Hungary today, advised people to drink plain water when confronted by the media yesterday.

During the press conference, the Juventus striker set aside two bottles of Coke on his desk at a press conference ahead of the meeting with Hungary.

Coca-Cola’s share price reportedly plummeted from $ 56.10 to $ 55.22

Coca-Cola has issued a statement in response to Ronaldo’s actions when stating ‘everyone is entitled to their drink preferences’ and that everyone has different ‘tastes and needs’.

A spokesman for the drink said: “Players are offered water, alongside Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, on arrival at our press conferences.”

The 36 -year -old is indeed on a strict diet and is known to avoid consuming too much sugar to maintain his physique as he gets older. To help maintain his incredible physique, Ronaldo will eat up to six clean meals a day.

Sources: The Athletic

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2022 World Cup/2023 Asian Cup Qualifiers Standings

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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16  — Following is the final Group G standings of the 2022 World Cup/2023 Asian Cup Joint Qualifiers after today’s matches.

Group G

P W D L F A Pts
UAE 8 6 0 2 23 7 18
Vietnam 8 5 2 1 13 5 17
MALAYSIA 8 4 0 4 10 12 12
Thailand 8 2 3 3 9 9 9
Indonesia 8 0 1 7 5 27 1

Sources: BERNAMA

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Uganda Gets First Woman Prime Minister

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KAMPALA, June 15 — Uganda on Monday named the country’s first woman prime minister, reported Anadolu Agency.

Robinah Nabbanja, 52, has been officially approved by parliament to work as prime minister for the next five years.

Nabbanja was appointed by President Yoweri Museveni.

In her acceptance speech, Nabbanja said: “I thank God for what he has done for me. I thank fellow members of Parliament (MPs) for accepting me to become an MP without even debating on me.”

She vowed to ensure that all ministers and members of parliament attend parliament sessions.

She also urged the public to adopt measures against COVID-19 as she wants to work with healthy people.

Sources: BERNAMA

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