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September 3, 2018 2:28 AM After a week of bipartisan tribute, McCain is laid to rest

WASHINGTON: A nearly weeklong celebration of the life of US senator John McCain – war hero, maverick, two-time presidential candidate and outspoken critic of Donald Trump – came to a solemn and subdued end Sunday as he was laid to rest at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. McCain, who died Aug 25 aged 81 after a year-long struggle against brain 89

August 31, 2018 9:10 AM Ghost ship bearing Indonesian flag found off Myanmar coast

YANGON: A rusting cargo ship empty of crew and goods and bearing the Indonesian flag was found drifting off the coast of Myanmar earlier this week, police in Yangon said. Fishermen came across the vessel, bearing the name "Sam Rataulangi PB 1600", floating in the Gulf of Martaban about 11km from the shore of Myanmar's commercial capital. State-run media 124

August 18, 2018 10:28 AM Incomplete infrastructure not reason for high fish prices: LKIM

LUMUT: The incomplete infrastructural facilities at fish landing sites is not the main cause of the exorbitant prices of fish in Terengganu. Fisheries Development Authority Malaysia (LKIM) deputy director-general (Management) Raja Kahalid Raja Ariffin said the rise in fish prices was due to the weather and unpredictable seasons. "In fact, this infrastructure 57

July 31, 2018 7:58 AM Selangor Sultan attends state-level Warriors' Day celebration

SHAH ALAM: The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, today attended the state-level Warriors' Day celebration at the Memorial here. Sultan Sharafuddin was accompanied by the Raja Muda of Selangor, Tengku Amir Shah, and Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari. Also present were 11th Brigade commander Brig Gen Dr Mohd Radzi Abdul Hamid and Selangor Police 34

July 31, 2018 4:17 AM Sultan Nazrin Shah attends Perak Warriors' Day celebration

IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, attended the state-level Warriors' Day celebration at Dataran Bangunan Perak Darul Ridzuan here today. Also present were the Raja Muda of Perak, Raja Jaafar Raja Muda Musa, and the Raja DiHilir of Perak, Raja Iskandar Dzulkarnain Sultan Idris Shah. Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu, state executive councillors 22

July 24, 2018 9:23 AM Honours for Australians involved in Thai cave rescue

SYDNEY: Nine Australians who helped rescue young footballers trapped in a Thai cave were given state honours Tuesday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declaring their bravery an inspiration to the world. The 12 "Wild Boars" players and their coach were stuck deep in the flooded cave for up to 18 days before Thai Navy SEALs and international cave diving 26

July 22, 2018 11:45 AM Thai boys rescued from cave to be ordained in Buddhist ceremony

MAE SAI, Thailand: Most members of the Thai youth football team rescued from a flooded cave will have their heads shaved, don robes and be ordained in a Buddhist ceremony this week, officials said Sunday. The "Wild Boars" are enjoying their first few days home after being discharged from hospital and speaking to the media about their harrowing ordeal 84

July 12, 2018 2:37 AM 24-hour childcare centre in Pekan Hospital

PEKAN: Finding the right childcare centre has become a major concern for parents, especially those working on shift or having to be on standby. However employees of Pekan Hospital can consider themselves lucky because the best childcare centre for their children is in their workplace premises and operating round the clock. Pahang Health Director Dr Sha'ari 51

July 10, 2018 10:48 AM All 12 boys, football coach rescued from flooded cave in Thailand (Updated)

CHIANG RAI, Thailand: All 12 boys and their football coach who had been trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for more than two weeks have been rescued, according to a rescuer Tuesday, Xinhua reported. The 12 boys, aged between 11 and 16, and their 25-year-old coach went missing in Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai Province on June 23. They were found 20

July 7, 2018 10:07 AM RMN involvement at Rimpac 2018 not a waste of money: Chief

KUALA LUMPUR: The participation of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) in the ongoing Rim of the Pacific (Rimpac) 2018 international maritime warfare exercise in Hawaii, United States is not a waste of money, according to its chief, Admiral Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin. He said RMN frigate, KD Lekiu's, maiden participation in the world's largest 30