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August 5, 2018 2:29 AM Ebola outbreak in DR Congo believed to have killed 33

KINSHASA: A new outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people in the east of the country, the health ministry said Saturday. Thirteen Ebola cases have been confirmed since the fresh outbreak was declared on Aug 1 in North Kivu province. While just three of the fatalities have been among the 13 confirmed 6

August 1, 2018 3:19 PM No plans to change ruling on uniforms for air stewardess: Anthony Loke

KUALA LUMPUR: The uniforms of air steward and stewardess or flight attendants of airline companies in the country should be in compliance with the criteria stipulated by the aviation authority, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke. He said it also depended on the policy of the airline companies concerned where they were also required to comply with the stipulated 6

July 31, 2018 12:27 AM Remains of M'sian who died in Lombok scheduled to arrive today

JAKARTA: The remains of Siti Nur Ismawida Ismail who was killed in the earthquake in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia on Sunday, are scheduled to be brought back to Malaysia today. The remains of Siti Nur Ismawida, 30, are now at the West Nusa Tenggara Provincial General Hospital in Mataram while waiting to be flown home to Malaysia. The victim's 11

July 29, 2018 3:11 AM Toddler dies of suspected HFMD

KUALA LUMPUR: A toddler, aged two years and five months suspected to have been afflicted with hand, foot, mouth disease (HFMD), died at the Sibu Hospital today. According to a statement by Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pix) the victim from Kampung Pangtray, Daro in Mukah, Sarawak, came down with fever on Tuesday (July 24) and showed 6

July 26, 2018 5:41 AM Najib rubbishes allegations of post-GE14 state of emergency

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has rubbished allegations that he planned to declare a state of emergency on May 9, the night which he and his Barisan Nasional party had lost the GE14 to the Pakatan Harapan. The Pekan MP in his speech at the Dewan Rakyat today said that he has always been a staunch believer in the principles 5

July 19, 2018 4:01 PM Ambulance in accident while sending patient to HSB

ALOR STAR: An ambulance which was sending a patient from the Sultan Abdul Halim Hospital (HSAH), Sungai Petani to the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital (HSB) here was involved in an accident at Km81.4 of the North-South Highway heading towards Alor Star near Gurun yesterday. State Health director Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail said the patient was suffering from a serious 8

July 18, 2018 12:08 AM Two dead in building collapse outside Indian capital (Updated)

NEW DELHI: At least two people were killed and more are feared trapped after an under-construction building collapsed onto a residential complex outside Delhi, officials said Wednesday. Emergency workers sifting through piles of iron and concrete overnight pulled out two bodies Wednesday morning from the site in Greater Noida, a satellite town east of the Indian 5

July 17, 2018 5:49 AM Trio on bike die as vehicle rams into stalled lorry

KUALA LUMPUR: Three individuals believed to be riding on a motorcycle died when their vehicle hit the back of a lorry at KM451.5 of the North-South Expressway (southbound) near Sungai Buloh, here last night. Selangor Investigation and Traffic Enforcement Department chief Supt Azman Shari'at said the victims were a 21-year-old woman, a 14-year-old teenage 8

July 11, 2018 10:06 AM 'Clear evidence of need' in N. Korea: UN aid chief

SEOUL: The United Nations' humanitarian chief said Wednesday he had seen "clear evidence" of need in North Korea — where one fifth of children are malnourished — during a rare trip. Mark Lowcock's visit to the impoverished, isolated country this week is the first such trip by a UN undersecretary for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator 13

July 11, 2018 4:03 AM 1 dead, 20 injured in S. Africa vintage plane crash: Official

PRETORIA: One person was killed and about 20 were injured when a vintage plane crashed Tuesday after it took off on a test flight from a small airport in the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said. The Convair-340 plane built in 1954 was due to soon be flown to the Aviodrome air museum in the Netherlands from Wonderboom airport in Pretoria 13