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May 15, 2018 7:55 AM Chinese volunteers emerge from virtual moon base

BEIJING: A group of Chinese volunteers has emerged from 110 days of isolation in a virtual "lunar lab", state media reported Tuesday, as the country pursues its ambition to put people on the moon. The official Xinhua news service streamed images on its website of the would-be astronauts emerging from their temporary home, a self-contained environment 61

May 4, 2018 10:07 AM Kenya floods leave 112 dead in two months

NAIROBI: Flooding across Kenya triggered by weeks of torrential rain has left 112 people dead and displaced hundreds of thousands of others, the Red Cross said Friday. Kenya Red Cross Secretary General Abbas Gullet made an appeal for US$5 million (RM19 million) to help those affected in 32 counties. Since early March, "112 people have lost their lives 24

April 12, 2018 8:51 AM Singapore Zoo’s polar bear Inuka may be put down

SINGAPORE: An elderly polar bear at Singapore Zoo, one of the site's most beloved animals, may be put down after its health deteriorated markedly, the zoo operator said Thursday. Inuka, the first polar bear born in the tropics, has reached the grand old age of 27 — well into his 70s in human years and two years older than the average lifespan of the creatures 29

March 7, 2018 7:44 AM See Ewan McGregor in Disney’s ‘Christopher Robin’ (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, March 7 — Check out the first teaser trailer for Disney’s live-action movie Christopher Robin. The film stars Ewan McGregor as the grown up titular character Christopher Robin who seems to have “lost his way”. Now it’s up to his childhood friends Pooh, Eeyore, Tigger, and others to help him remember his past, loving self. The film also stars 104

March 7, 2018 6:08 AM Baby found dumped near cowshed near Ipoh

A body of a baby was spotted in a drain behind Politeknik Ungku Omar. ― AFP picIPOH, March 7 ― The partial remains of an infant were discovered behind a cowshed near here yesterday. A passer-by spotted the body in a drain behind Politeknik Ungku Omar and reported it to the Ampang Baru police station, said district police chief Assistant Commissioner 12

March 2, 2018 12:55 PM After dog’s death, Penang council says open to working with local animal groups

Dalbinder alleged that the city council has refused to cooperate with local animal rights groups. — Picture by Sayuti ZainudinGEORGE TOWN, March 2 — The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) is willing to work with all local animal groups and activists to handle the stray dogs issue in the state, Mayor Yew Tung Seang said today. He said MBPP is holding meetings 26

February 16, 2018 1:13 PM Have mutual respect for each other, urges Lee Lam Thye

1Malaysia Foundation trustee Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye says multiracial living and community were part of the country’s rich heritage. ― Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — 1Malaysia Foundation trustee Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye has called on Malaysians of different ethnic origin to always be conscious of the need to have mutual respect for one another 26

January 30, 2018 1:09 AM Japanese birds' 'snake' calls conjure mental images: Study

MIAMI: Japanese songbirds can make unique calls to warn of a snake nearby, causing their comrades to conjure a visual image of the predator and react accordingly, researchers said Monday. Until now, the ability to visualise something after hearing the word or sound was thought to be a human-only trait, said the report in the Proceedings of the National 14

January 23, 2018 2:27 AM In Year of the Dog, Malaysia plays down, skirts dog decorations

Dogs are considered 'unclean' under Islamic tradition and Muslims are required to carry out a ritual of washing themselves if they are in contact with the animal. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 — Some Malaysian businesses are skirting around or playing down the portrayal of canines in Chinese New Year decorations this year, wary of offending the country’s 22

January 20, 2018 7:35 AM Danny McBride to play Crocodile Dundee’s son in new movie

Danny McBride stars as Brian Dundee in the new ‘Crocodile Dundee’ movie. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, Jan 20 — More than 30 years after Mick “Crocodile” Dundee delighted audiences by wrestling wild animals and facing down New York muggers with his massive knife, a reboot is in the works. Dundee: The Son of A Legend Returns Home, the fourth film in the US$600 million 41