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September 1, 2018 1:21 AM Fire destroys house, two cars, five motorcycles in Kepala Batas

KUALA LUMPUR: A house owner at Kampung Lahar Ikan Mati near here incurred losses of more than RM200,000 after morning fire destroyed his residence, two cars and five motorcycles yesterday. Kepala Batas Fire and Rescue station operations officer Yusri Mansor said the station received an emergency call at 7.35am and the first fire engine arrived at the scene 9

August 28, 2018 2:21 AM Fire forces brief Statue of Liberty evacuation

NEW YORK: More than 3,000 tourists were evacuated Monday from the island where the Statue of Liberty stands, after propane cylinders caught fire at a construction site near the iconic landmark, officials said. Liberty Island, which welcomes thousands of visitors a day during the busy summer season, was evacuated for more than two hours, before the fire department 11

August 27, 2018 1:31 AM One killed, 20 injured in trailer-bus crash in Alor Gajah

ALOR GAJAH: An accident between an express bus and a trailer, with one fatality and 20 others injured, was reported at Km214.4 of the North-South Expressway (southbound) early today. Alor Gajah Fire and Rescue Station operations commander PBK II Selomon Ismail said the station received a distress call at 1.53am and nine firemen were sent to the scene 20

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 6

August 25, 2018 5:26 AM At least 18 dead in China hotel fire

BEIJING: A fire early Saturday at a hotel in China has left at least 18 people dead, according to an initial death toll given by state media. The incident started during the night in the hotel in Harbin, capital of the northeastern Heilongjiang province, according to the official Xinhua news agency. "At 10:50 (0250 GMT) 18 people were already confirmed 7

August 22, 2018 9:45 AM Anti-Muslim rant sparks backlash against AFL personality

SYDNEY: A leading Australian media personality sparked controversy Wednesday after lashing out at the nation's Muslim community, saying they "share no common interest" with the rest of the country. Sam Newman, a former Aussie Rules football player who co-hosts the popular "Footy Show" on commercial television, was reacting after two leading Muslim players 11

August 22, 2018 3:26 AM 6.7-magnitude earthquake hits Vanuatu: USGS

SYDNEY: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Wednesday morning, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake struck at a moderate depth of 30km with the epicentre just off the northern tip of Vanuatu's sparsely-populated Ambrym island. "Shaking would have been felt throughout the whole 11

August 21, 2018 12:39 PM Ministry identifies 12 locations as drowning 'hotspots'

KUALA LUMPUR: The Housing and Local Government Ministry, via the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (JBPM), has identified 12 hotspot locations nationwide as high-risk areas for drowning incidents. In a statement today, the ministry's Water Activities Safety Council said the JBPM had been ordered to be on standby mode at all the high-risk areas during 11

August 20, 2018 4:45 AM Felda workshop trainee drowns while fishing

MARAN: A trainee of a workshop at Felda Jengka 2 drowned while fishing in the Lubuk Yu pond near here yesterday, according to the police. Maran District Police chief DSP Norzamri Abd Rahman said the trainee, Mohammad Azzrin Abdul Rahim, 20, of Alor Gajah, Malacca, had gone to the pond at about 5pm with four fellow trainees and the instructor 25

August 17, 2018 1:46 AM Canadian killed, American wounded in Mexico shooting

GUADALAJARA, Mexico: A Canadian man was killed and a Mexican-American badly wounded in a gun attack at a shopping centre in Mexico's second city Guadalajara, prosecutors said Thursday. A group of four people was entering the shopping centre Wednesday night when gunmen approached them in three cars, got out and opened fire, said Jalisco state prosecutor 6