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September 9, 2017 2:19 AM Chinese fisherman captures endangered whale shark; tries to sell it to horrified restaurant staff

HONG KONG: A fisherman in eastern China has been arrested for allegedly trying to sell an endangered whale shark to a hotel restaurant. Residents in Ningde, Fujian province, tipped off police about the shark on Monday when it was spotted on the back of a truck in the township of Sansha, state-run Chinanews.com reported on Thursday. The fisherman tried 36

September 2, 2017 2:18 AM Tips for a great family holiday in Australia’s Gold Coast

Photos By Tourism And Events Queensland The fun never ends at the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. From thrilling theme parks to exhilarating hot-air balloon rides, there is something for everyone in the family. Take the family on a day-trip to Australia’s largest theme park, Dreamworld, which has attractions like DreamWorks Experience. Meet beloved 49

August 31, 2017 12:09 PM Exco says ‘korban’ meat in Terengganu safe for consumption

File picture of Malaysian Muslims getting a cow ready for slaughter during Hari Raya Aidiladha celebrations in Kampung Pasir Baru September 12, 2016. Terengganu exco Datuk Mohd Pehimi Yusof said buffalo and beef for 'korban' are safe for consumption. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA TERENGGANU, Aug 31 — Muslims in Terengganu need not be sceptical as buffalo 19

August 30, 2017 9:27 AM Type 2 diabetes could be delayed by compounds found in THIS unexpected food

TYPE 2 diabetes onset could be delayed by compound found in cocoa - the main constituent of chocolate. Now experts have suggested compounds in cocoa could help the body release more insulin and respond to increase blood glucose better. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin or the insulin produced does not work properly 62

August 30, 2017 12:33 AM Malaysia set for big 60 celebration

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — With National Day around the corner, the city and its surroundings are festooned with flags and other forms of the Jalur Gemilang. And with just two days to go, rehearsals for the celebrations at Dataran Merdeka are in full swing too. Over the last few days, the run-through at the iconic landmark has picked up pace with thousands 19

August 29, 2017 5:20 PM Bulgaria seizes contaminated eggs from Germany

SOFIA: Authorities in Bulgaria have seized a tonne of powdered eggs contaminated with the same chemical that has led to millions of poultry products being recalled across Europe, the country's food safety agency said on Tuesday (Aug 29). The agency said it was informed by German officials earlier this month that a 500-kilogramme batch of powdered eggs originating 14

August 29, 2017 2:13 PM Pangolin scales seized in Sabah to be sent for tests in KL

The forensic tests will determine if the pangolins came from Sabah or elsewhere. KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Wildlife Department is in the process of sending samples of pangolin scales worth RM100 million seized here recently, to Kuala Lumpur to determine their species and origin. The Sabah Customs Department seized 8,000 tonnes of pangolin scales on July 29, believed 17

August 29, 2017 12:51 PM More animal bite cases reported in Sarawak

KUCHING: Sarawak reported 35 animal bite cases today, raising to 3,064 the number of animal bite cases in the state since April 1, according to the Sarawak Health Department. It said in a statement that 19 of the fresh bites were reported in the Serian Division, eight in the Sri Aman Division and two in the Samarahan Division. Thirty-one of the cases 10

August 25, 2017 1:50 PM Norway fines tourist guide for scaring polar bear

OSLO: Usually the humans are scared of the wild animals. But in the Norwegian far-north, an Arctic tourist guide has been fined US$1,500 for scaring off a polar bear. When a group of tourists on a snowmobile expedition in May spotted a bear standing still, 900m away, their guide decided to approach the predator to take a closer look. The animal, spotted 28

August 14, 2017 1:33 PM 'Dinosaurs Alive' at Matic

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 40 life-sized, moving and animatronic dinosaurs are here for the first time in a pop-up Jurassic-themed exhibition "Dinosaurs Alive" at the Lanai, Malaysia Tourism Centre (Matic), here. The six-month exhibition from today and is open from 10am to 10pm daily, provides an educational show of the prehistoric creatures that dominated 110