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July 16, 2017 5:01 AM Silicon Valley reeling in wake of sexual harassment storm

It started with a few women speaking up, reporting a suggestive text message, an invitation to a hotel room, an unwanted touch under a table. Soon more women came forward. Allegations of sexual harassment multiplied, sweeping through Silicon Valley like a powerful storm that in a few short weeks has cost multiple high-level tech investors and CEOs their 28

July 8, 2017 12:09 PM Sea Games: Malaysia almost sure of defending gold medal

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Malaysia will almost certainly retain the gold medal in the sepak takraw regu event that was won two years ago in Singapore when three main contenders - Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia are not participating in the event. At the sport event voting ceremony in conjunction with the 29th SEA Games Kuala Lumpur 2017 (KL2017) on Aug 19 to 30, only the Philippines 46

July 6, 2017 1:08 PM Hong Kong seizes RM40 million worth of ivory from Malaysia

The 7,200kg of ivory, believed to have come from 720 elephants, is its biggest seizure in 30 years. HONG KONG: Authorities in Hong Kong this week made their largest haul of contraband ivory in more than 30 years. The ivory was discovered in a 40-foot container from Malaysia declared to hold frozen fish, beneath which officers found the tusks. “The 1,000 boxes 15

June 29, 2017 10:34 AM The Couch to discuss the state of Malaysia's elephants on Friday

A baby elephant was killed by an oncoming vehicle on the Gerik-Jeli Highway which cuts through elephant roaming areas, and this is the latest in a long line of similar cases. "In the past 100 years, elephants have dwindled down to worrying numbers," said Lim Teck Wyn, a PhD candidate on Human-Elephant Conflict at the University of Nottingham Malaysia 39

June 26, 2017 3:46 AM Trump and Modi set for first, high-stakes meeting

In their first face-to-face meeting, U.S. President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attempt to build trust and a rapport in what some are calling a "bromance in the making." When Modi meets President Trump for the first time on Monday, there will be a big elephant in the room: Immigration and the hotly contested H1B program 24

June 19, 2017 12:04 AM Baby elephant killed on Malaysian highway

SINGAPORE: A baby elephant was found dead on the side of a highway in Malaysia on Sunday (Jun 17), according to wildlife conservation group Management & Ecology of Malaysian Elephants (MEME). In a Facebook post, MEME said the animal was killed by a car and urged motorists to be more mindful of roaming wildlife. "We are devastated to see a baby elephant 2

May 10, 2017 8:54 AM Trump delays decision on Paris climate deal

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump delayed a decision to honour or walk away from the Paris climate accord until he returns from Europe late this month, leaving global partners in limbo Tuesday. Divisions within Trump's administration have left in doubt the participation of the world's number two carbon polluter – after China – in the landmark 2015 agreement 12

May 9, 2017 8:35 AM Kuala Gandah elephant sanctuary closed due to floods

PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre is closed until further notice due to flooding. The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) in a statement on Tuesday announced the temporary closure of the centre on its official page. "Please be informed that the Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre had to be closed 7

April 30, 2017 3:18 PM Libya oil output rebounds as Sharara, Feel fields restarted

Pipes are pictured at Libya’s El Sharara oilfield December 3, 2014. — Reuters picCAIRO, April 30 — Libya’s crude production rebounded to more than 700,000 barrels a day as the OPEC member’s biggest oil field and another deposit in its western region resumed pumping after a halt. The Sharara field is currently producing 216,400 barrels a day, while the El Feel, or Elephant 9

April 30, 2017 4:43 AM Hasan Minhaj’s harshest burns at the White House correspondents’ dinner

President Trump wasn’t there to roast in person at the White House correspondents’ dinner. But that didn’t stop the evening’s entertainer, Hasan Minhaj. The comedian said at one point that he was told not to go after the president (though White House Correspondents’ Association President Jeff Mason appeared to deny this in an audible aside from the stage) 20