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September 3, 2018 9:54 AM Sri Lanka probes deaths of wild elephants

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan authorities on Monday began investigating the deaths of wild elephants in the east of the island after pulling seven carcasses out of a marsh, a minister said. Wildlife Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma said six out of the seven animals found in the swamp were young — below the age of 12 — and he suspected that many more may have died there 9

August 30, 2018 12:34 AM Difficult to catch elephant killers: Sabah Wildlife Dept

SANDAKAN: The Sabah Wildlife Department is finding it difficult to catch elephant killers because witnesses fear coming forward despite the offer of a RM120,000 reward. Its director Augustine Tuuga said the reward was for information that could hold up in court. The department was serious about nabbing the culprits but needed the cooperation of the people 12

August 25, 2018 5:29 AM Three killed, two others injured in machine explosion incident in Rawang

KUALA LUMPUR: Three workers were killed while two others were injured when a machine that exploded fell on them at a factory in Rawang at about 11 am today. Batu Arang Fire and Rescue Station chief Yazli Yahya said those who died were two local men and a Bangladeshi man while the two injured men were Bangladeshis. "Their deaths were confirmed on the scene 11

August 14, 2018 6:40 AM Mercy to focus on Mon State where 10,166 people in 10 villages are hit

KUALA LUMPUR: Mercy Malaysia will focus its Myanmar humanitarian effort on the Mon State which had been hit by the most severe floods in 40 years. Mercy Malaysia Myanmar country manager Shah Fiesal Hussain said the first phase of its relief efforts started in late May when a team of four assessed the situations in Mon, Kayin and Bago states. He said 10 villages 12

August 10, 2018 12:25 PM Downward trend in HFMD cases: Health Minister

PUTRAJAYA: The number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases nationwide showed a downward trend over the last two days, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said 710 HFMD cases were reported nationwide yesterday, involving the closure of three nurseries, 10 kindergartens/pre-schools and several classes in five schools. "It is hoped that the HFMD cases 14

August 7, 2018 1:44 PM Russia holds funerals for journalists shot in C. Africa

MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday held funerals for three journalists killed in the Central African Republic who were investigating a shadowy Russian mercenary group for a media project founded by Kremlin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky. The three men, reporter Orkhan Dzhemal, director Alexander Rastorguyev and cameraman Kirill Radchenko, were killed on July 30 shortly 21

August 7, 2018 12:29 PM Four more dead from Ebola in DR Congo

BENI, DR Congo: Four more people have died from Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, two weeks after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the northwest was declared over, the Congolese health ministry has said. Four new deaths from people who tested positive for the disease were recorded in the Beni region in North Kivu province, a region 19

July 31, 2018 3:33 AM Action to be taken against child care centres, premises with high HFMD cases

KUALA LUMPUR: Action will be taken against premises that record a high number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said today. He said no actions have been taken so far, but the ministry would act against these premises, especially child care centres. "On the aspect of taking down statistics and numbers, we have to record 16

July 28, 2018 10:11 AM Call for joint effort to reduce accidents at workplace

IPOH: The Human Resources Ministry has called for a concerted effort by all stakeholders including employers, employees and non-governmental organisations to reduce workplace-related accidents in the country. Its Minister M.Kulasegaran in making the call said according to statistics, a total of 42,513 accident cases were recorded at the workplace throughout 7

July 24, 2018 4:01 AM 1,791 cases of dengue recorded in Sabah up to July 21

KOTA KINABALU: A total of 1,791 dengue cases were recorded in Sabah up to July 21 this year, an increase of 666 cases compared to the 1,125 cases reported in the corresponding period of last year. Sabah Health Director, Datuk Dr Christina Rundi said that out of the 26 districts in the state, 12 showed an increase in dengue cases compared to last year. "Four 52