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September 4, 2018 10:19 AM Nearly 100 elephants killed for ivory in Botswana

GABORONE, Botswana: Ninety elephant carcasses have been discovered in Botswana with their tusks hacked off, a charity said Tuesday, in what is believed to be one of Africa's worst mass poaching sprees. Most of the animals killed were large bulls carrying heavy tusks, Elephants Without Borders said. The grim discovery was made over several weeks during 24

September 3, 2018 12:39 PM Cameroonian rights activist 'missing' for weeks: Family

DOUALA: A prominent Cameroonian rights activist has been missing for nearly a month after heading to the restive anglophone region on a fact-finding mission, his partner said Monday. Franklin Mowha, the head of the Frontline Fighters for Citizen's Interest, disappeared after leaving the commercial capital Douala on Aug 6 for Kumba, a town in the English-speaking 15

August 31, 2018 8:43 AM S. Korea's Moon to send special envoy to N. Korea next week: Yonhap

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to Pyongyang next Wednesday to discuss plans to hold a summit with the North's Kim Jong Un and nuclear disarmament, local media said Friday. The unnamed envoy will visit the North's capital city on Sept 5, Yonhap news agency said, citing a presidential spokesman. Seoul proposed the envoy's 13

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 8:53 AM API in Peninsular Malaysia at moderate level

KUALA LUMPUR: The Air Pollution Index (API) in all states in the Peninsular, as well as several areas in Sabah and Sarawak, remained at a satisfactory level today. According to the latest readings on the Malaysian Air Pollution Index (APIMS), as of 3 pm today, all these areas recorded moderate levels of between 53 and 81. Several areas in Melaka recorded 7

August 22, 2018 2:00 PM Tycoon leaves £41m to crisis-hit Oxfam

LONDON: A tycoon killed with his family in a seaplane crash in Australia on New Year's Eve has left a £41 million (RM217 million) fortune to the crisis-hit charity Oxfam, a British newspaper reported. The bequest comes at a time when Oxfam is trying to find £16 million in savings as it grapples with the fallout from a sex abuse scandal. The charity lost thousands 15

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 9:34 AM Kawan Food earnings fall in Q2

PETALING JAYA: Kawan Food Bhd’s net profit for the second quarter ended June 30,2018 fell 32.40% to RM6.08 million from RM8.99 million a year ago due to lower export turnover, and higher operation and promotion costs. Revenue for the quarter under review fell 4.92% to RM52.38 million from RM55.09 million due to a decrease in turnover from North America 13

August 19, 2018 7:45 AM Three friends killed in crash on North South Expressway

KAMPAR: Three friends were killed when the four-wheel drive vehicle they were travelling in crashed into a lorry at Kilometre 291.6 of the North South Expressway (south bound) early today. Kampar district police chief Supt Ng Kong Soon identified those killed in the 4.40am crash as the driver of the Toyota Hilux 4WD, Nishan Singh Dhillon s/o Baidev Singh 25

August 18, 2018 10:08 AM Slow moving traffic reported on several major highways

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic flow on several major expressways is reported slow moving since 3pm as more people are leaving for their hometowns in conjunction with the school holiday and the Aidiladha celebration which falls on Aug 22. A spokesman from PLUS Malaysia Berhad said traffic was slow moving from Slim River heading to Sungkai, Bidor to Gopeng and Simpang 17