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October 24, 2017 7:59 AM Fit for a king: Thailand’s royal cremation

Here's a few things to know about the funeral of a king revered as a demi-god who reigned for seven decades. BANGKOK: Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej will receive a lavish send-off this week during a spectacular five-day funeral centered around a cremation at a gilded pyre in Bangkok’s historic heart on Thursday. Steeped in centuries of royal 27

October 24, 2017 4:32 AM Police report lodged over man who sodomised dog in viral video

IPOH: The Perak MCA Public Services and Complaints Bureau has come forward to lodge a report over the now-viral clip of a man sodomising a dog in Teluk Intan. Bureau chief Jimmy Loh and Ipoh Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) president Ricky Soong arrived at the Pekan Baru police station on Tuesday. This follows a complaint received 21

October 18, 2017 10:55 PM Tours of Fico Eataly can be booked now

Fico Eataly World, Bologna — Picture courtesy of Fico Eataly WorldBOLOGNA, Oct 19 — With less than a month to go before its grand opening, Fico Eataly, widely described as the Disney World of Italian food, has opened its online reservations for experiential tours. Set to open November 15 in Bologna, Italy, the US$106 million (RM447 million) theme park will span the area of 100,000 square 79

October 16, 2017 3:38 PM Huawei releases new Mate 10 Pro series with emphasis on AI

Artificial intelligence will be the pillar for Huawei and its next generation Mate 10 series flagship, which the Chinese tech giant believes will be the future of smartphones. "As we enter the age of intelligence, AI is no longer a virtual concept but something that intertwines with our daily life. AI can enhance user experience, provide valuable services 96

October 12, 2017 5:26 AM Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

People remove debris on a road as Doksuri storm hits Ha Tinh province, Vietnam September 15, 2017. — Reuters picHANOI, Oct 12 — Floods in Vietnam killed 37 people and another 40 were missing as a tropical depression caused heavy rain in northern and central provinces, the Southeast Asian nation's disaster prevention agency said today. Another 21 people 123

October 9, 2017 8:40 AM Chinese tourists fined nearly US$16,000 for chasing endangered Tibetan antelopes

BEIJING: A group of Chinese tourists has been fined 105,000 yuan (US$15,842) for chasing a herd of endangered Tibetan antelopes with four-wheel drives inside a national reserve in Tibet. This happened during China's week-long national day holiday last week. The seven tourists chased the animals for more than a minute in order to take photos with them, said the Tibetan 8

October 4, 2017 9:06 PM Antibody cocktail halts Zika in monkeys, says study

Researchers are pressing on with attempts to develop the first vaccine to prevent Zika infection and its most dangerous complication, microcephaly in fetuses and babies. A cocktail of three antibodies has shown promise in preventing Zika virus infection in monkeys, and moves next into trials in humans, researchers said Wednesday. The mosquito-borne Zika virus 54

September 30, 2017 6:59 AM Maqis gets five new vehicles

SERDANG: Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman today unveiled five vehicles for use by the Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services (Maqis) at the exit of the country's border. The vehicles were unveiled at the Farmers, Breeders and Fishermen's Day celebration at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang 16

September 11, 2017 1:47 PM Malaysia mourns death of Kedah Sultan

Sultan Abdul Halim first reigned as the fifth Yang di-Pertuan Agong, from Sept 21, 1970, to Sept 20, 1975. — Bernama picALOR SETAR, Sept 11 — The nation today mourned the demise of Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah who had ruled as the Sultan of Kedah for 59 years and twice reigned as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. His Royal Highness passed away at 2.30pm today 24

September 9, 2017 11:19 PM Two sets of siblings steal the show at Malaysia Day art contest

KOTA KINABALU: This may have been their first time taking part in a national-level art competition in conjunction with Malaysia Day but twins Tan Ee Ven and Ee Jet managed to capture the judges’ hearts with their drawings. The entries by the 10-year-old pupils of SJK(C) Yuk Chin, Tawau, were among more than 10,000 received from students nationwide for the Art of Nation 27