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January 1, 2017 3:15 PM 2 rare elephant species killed for ivory in Central Sabah

Sabre and another large bull are killed by poachers for ivory, with both carcasses found 1,500m from each other, says authorities. LAHAD DATU: Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) and Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) teams are deeply saddened by the killing of two wild bull elephants by poachers near Segama River, Kawag Forest Reserve. A first bull was found on Dec 27 last year in the middle 59

January 1, 2017 12:44 PM Beloved Bornean pygmy elephant with 'sabre' tusks found dead, killed by poachers

KINABATANGAN: His discovery five months ago caused a sensation. His rediscovery yesterday has caused heartache. While rescuing and relocating a small herd of Bornean pygmy elephants – a highly endangered species – out of a palm oil plantation in early Aug, the Sabah Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) came upon a male pachyderm with bizarre-looking, downward-pointing 12

December 11, 2016 4:53 AM Rehearsal for 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong's sending off ceremony runs smoothly

KUALA LUMPUR: The rehearsal for the sending off ceremony of the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah, today went smoothly. It was held at three locations, namely Anjung Utama of Istana Negara; the Parliament Square and the Bunga Raya Complex at the KL International Airport (KLIA) 12

November 22, 2016 6:27 PM Trump sinks Asia trade pact, opening the way for China to lead

TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - An ambitious Asia-Pacific trade pact linking the United States and 11 countries lay in tatters on Tuesday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he would kill the deal on his first day in office on Jan. 20. Trump's statement appeared to open the way for China to assume the United States' leadership mantle on trade and diplomacy 17

November 21, 2016 1:54 AM White House set to get glitzy?

David Usborne muses on what the stately rooms of the White House will make of the Trump clan. Some things we will have to take on trust. Such as Mr Trump not using spray paint and renaming it the Gold House. He should take the advice of the Secret Service and downgrade to Marine One and Air Force One, parking his own Boeing jet and helicopters for the duration 5

November 16, 2016 1:16 PM Trump election: The people around the president-elect

As US President-elect Donald Trump makes his transition to the White House, we look at the family members and associates who are part of the team and could have key roles in decision-making during his presidency. The Indiana governor, 57, is charged with leading the team deciding the key appointments in the new administration. He is a favourite among 16

November 15, 2016 3:25 AM Rome in shock as another historic landmark vandalised

ROME: Police in Rome are examining CCTV footage in a bid to identify vandals who damaged one of the city's most famous pieces of public sculpture, Bernini's Elephant and Obelisk. The landmark work, tucked away in a little square near the Pantheon, features an elephant carrying the obelisk on its back and was first placed in the Piazza della Minerva in the 17th Century 7

November 3, 2016 12:04 PM After Malaysia-China’s RM144b deals, pundits say more investments possible

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak shakes hand with China President Xi Jingping at Diaoyutai State Guest House in Beijing, November 3, 2016. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 3 — Malaysia could see more money being pumped in for investment here if its recent multi-billion-ringgit deals with China work out and if conditions remain favourable, pundits 17

October 22, 2016 5:54 AM Immigration Act should be amended to expand dept's work scope: DPM

PORT DICKSON: The Immigration Act should be amended to expand further the scope and tasks currently undertaken by the Malaysian Immigration Department, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix). He said the amendment is also in efforts to intensify the department's collaboration with other authorities, including the Malaysian 7

October 18, 2016 5:07 AM Samsung should have been clearer during the Note 7 crisis but it won’t stay down for long

One big elephant in the room will be what the Note 7 debacle has done to Samsung's relationship with mobile carriers on which it relies to sell its phones. If we see a major carrier not bothering to sell Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 8 because it distrusts the quality, other mobile companies could easily follow. Samsung typically releases its flagship 7