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November 20, 2017 4:25 PM About 2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water

GENEVA: Sanaa and al-Bayda have joined the list of Yemen cities without clean water due to lack of fuel for pumping stations, following a blockade imposed two weeks ago by a Saudi-led coalition, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday. Some 2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water in crowded cities, "putting them at risk of another 26

November 20, 2017 8:32 AM Malaysia looking to ease burden of increasing fuel prices

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Ministry of Finance said it will identify steps to ease public burden should fuel prices remain above RM2.50 (S$0.80) per litre for three consecutive months. This comes after petrol prices in the country steadily increased over six consecutive weeks, reaching its highest levels last week since the managed float price system was introduced 17

November 18, 2017 12:48 PM Fuel subsidy channelled to people in other forms of assistance, says deputy minister

Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Othman Aziz said the fuel subsidy is channelled to the people in the other forms of assistance which are more targeted. — Reuters picALOR SETAR, Nov 18 — The provision of fuel subsidy practised earlier is no longer suitable and the subsidy is channelled to the people in the other forms of assistance which are more targeted 25

November 18, 2017 11:42 AM Higher fuel prices due to conflicts in Western Asia

SELAMA: Fuel prices in the local market have increased due to conflicts in the West Asian region, says Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin. The prices would drop once the world market was more stable, he told reporters after a feast at Felda Ijok near here, today. Hamzah, who is also Larut MP, said the increase 58 1

November 16, 2017 3:34 PM Civil service monthly salary payment remains: Zainal Rahim

PUTRAJAYA: The government will continue with the practice of paying a monthly salary to civil servants. Public Service Department director-general Tan Sri Zainal Rahim Seman refuted online news reports that a twice-a-month salary scheme would be introduced on a trial basis, and that the system was practised in Brunei. "I advise civil servants not to listen 23

November 15, 2017 11:38 AM Fuel prices up again

Fuel prices have been rising for five consecutive weeks and had peaked last Thursday. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 — Petrol prices will reach another record high tomorrow since the introduction of the weekly managed-float system last March. The Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry said the price of RON95 will increase by seven 84 1

November 13, 2017 6:54 AM Fuel removal device installed at meltdown-hit Fukushima reactor

TOKYO: Workers at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have installed a device to remove nuclear fuel from a meltdown-hit reactor nearly seven years after the crisis was sparked by a tsunami, a spokesman said Monday. The plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), said it started putting a crane on the roof of unit No. 3 on Sunday 18

November 5, 2017 2:31 PM Police detain dozens in Moscow amid fear of anti-government attacks

MOSCOW: Russian security services said on Sunday they had detained 263 people in the centre of Moscow for "breach of public order". It was the latest announcement of a sweep of potential anti-government protestors around this weekend's marking of Unity Day, essentially the successor to Soviet celebrations of the October 1917 coup that brought the Bolsheviks 9

November 5, 2017 10:51 AM Mother and baby trapped in car for over 3 hours in Penang floods

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A mother and her six-month-old baby went through a harrowing experience when they were stuck for three hours in flood-hit roads. Anikala Rajeshwaran, 34, from Taman Alma was on her way from the Penang Airport back home to the mainland after sending off her husband. "I was hungry, tired and my car was low on fuel. Trying to avoid the flooded 11

November 2, 2017 9:16 AM Man fined for illegally keeping wildlife including venomous snakes, scorpion at home

SINGAPORE: A 42-year-old man was fined S$4,700 on Thursday (Nov 2) for possessing and keeping wildlife including venomous snakes and a scorpion in his home. Clement Lau Kin Wei did not pay the fine and was jailed 23 days in default, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said in a press release. AVA raided Lau's house on Nov 16 last year after 17