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June 22, 2018 7:20 AM Financial aid needed to repair damaged school roof

KUALA LUMPUR: Teachers and parents are relieved that financial aid will be given to a primary school along Jalan Ladang Perut Putih which had been hit by heavy rainstorm last month. The cost of repairs is estimated at RM50,000 and Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng has pledged RM20,000 to help fund the cost of repairs. The rainstorm caused part of the school's roof to collapse 4

June 21, 2018 7:53 AM Children's Wellbeing Roadmap to be released in a month: Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA: An integrated and comprehensive Children's Wellbeing Roadmap will be drawn out in a month to address various problems plaguing children, including refugees and the marginalised. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail stressed that the country had failed to ensure the wellbeing of children, despite the millions spent for almost 3

June 20, 2018 12:47 AM Five US states refuse to deploy National Guard to border amid outcry

WASHINGTON: Five US states are refusing to deploy National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border amid a growing outcry over a controversial immigration policy of President Donald Trump's administration that has led to migrant children being separated from their parents. The Democratic governors of Colorado, New York and Virginia and the Republican governors 7

June 19, 2018 5:56 AM World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

PERTH, Australia: The world's oldest Sumatran orangutan, which had 11 children and 54 descendants spread across the globe, has died aged 62, Australian zoo officials said Tuesday. Puan – Indonesian for "lady" – died on Monday at Perth Zoo, where she had lived since being gifted by Malaysia in 1968. "She did so much for the colony at Perth Zoo and the survival 6

June 18, 2018 2:59 AM Enjoy TV shows on new media platform

ENJOY TV and Film Broadcasting (ETBC) recently launched its new media entertainment platform Enjoy TV, with plans to bring legally-obtained content to Malaysian homes. Its partners include TV AlHijrah, Bernama News, MKTECH, Ninmedia (from Indonesia), China Drama Export Alliance, CCTV/New TV, MASTV (Macau), GobaTV (Thailand) and NowLink (Taiwan) 5

June 16, 2018 12:34 PM Man stabbed to death in fight between migrants in Bosnia

SARAJEVO: A 24-year-old Moroccan man was stabbed to death in a fight between migrants in northwestern Bosnia, police said Saturday. The violence broke out in a street in Velika Kladusa late Friday when one man attacked another with a knife, police spokeswoman Snezana Galic said, quoted by N1 television. She said the victim, who died from a stab wound 5

June 14, 2018 10:32 AM Cyprus escorts 61 Syrian refugees safely to shore

NICOSIA: Cypriot authorities have safely escorted a boat carrying 61 Syrian refugees to shore after spotting it off the coast of the Mediterranean island, they said Thursday. The vessel was intercepted late Wednesday evening off the island's northwestern coast after embarking from Turkey, police said. One woman and 60 males, including seven children 15

June 13, 2018 4:52 AM Festive food and giving

Early into the fasting month, the Shah Alam Convention Centre (SACC) was abuzz with activity as close to a hundred Muslims gathered to break their fast during an Iftar Ramadan ceremony hosted by the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS). At the event, PKNS made a contribution of as much as RM70,000, collected from across its business entities 6

June 6, 2018 3:05 AM Thousands pay last respects to Sultan Johor’s late mother (Updated)

JOHOR BARU: Thousands of people, including dignitaries, paid their last respects to the late Enche' Besar Hajah Khalsom Abdullah, the mother of the Sultan of Johor, at Istana Besar here today. The mood was solemn both inside and outside the palace, despite the good weather. Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian 7

June 6, 2018 3:05 AM Never a happy day in my life, says world’s oldest person

I HAVE not had a single happy day in my life, the world's oldest person said on her 129th birthday. Koku Istambulova, whose Russian passport states her date of birth as 1 June 1889, wishes she had died young. I have no idea how I have lived so long and outlasted my children, she added. "I see other people eating healthy and doing fitness routines, I have no idea why I have lived 12