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April 26, 2018 5:35 AM PUC upbeat on theme park industry

PETALING JAYA: PUC Bhd, whose shareholders approved its acquisition of a 33% stake in Pictureworks Holdings Bhd, is upbeat on the theme park industry. "The theme park industry, in Asia particularly, is actually a fast growing market. Big players are constantly expanding their existing resorts like Shanghai Disneyland's grand opening of their Toy Story 3

April 17, 2018 7:52 AM Crewman missing in oil drilling vessel fire

MIRI: An offshore oil and gas drilling vessel, Ocean Geos, caught fire near Baram in the South China Sea today. It is learnt that in the 3am incident, an explosion occurred in the ship's engine room which led to the fire. A search and rescue operation is underway to find the missing Malaysian crewman, said the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency Miri chief 17

April 10, 2018 12:12 PM Strong 6.2-magnitude quake shakes Chile

File picture of a damaged road is seen after a quake hit Chile in 2016. The world’s most seismic country, Chile has a long Pacific Ocean coastline and a history of earthquake-linked tsunamis, but in this case authorities ruled out a tsunami risk. — Reuters picSANTIAGO, April 10 — A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook Chile today but there was no tsunami 7

March 31, 2018 7:59 AM Japan whalers return from Antarctic hunt after killing 333 whales

TOKYO: Japanese whaling vessels returned to port on Saturday after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said. A fleet of five whalers set sail for the Southern Ocean in November, as Tokyo pursues its "research whaling" in defiance of global criticism. Three of the vessels 6

March 29, 2018 9:51 AM Value of confiscated cigarettes increased since 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The value of confiscated cigarettes last year was estimated at RM120.7 million, increasing from RM82.7 million the previous year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Othman Aziz said the value of unpaid tax on the confiscated cigarettes in 2017 was RM992 million while in 2016, the tax value was RM648.9 million 8

March 29, 2018 2:59 AM Olivia Munn and Justin Theroux to star in ‘Violet’

Olivia Munn arrives at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California, August 27, 2017. — Reuters pic LOS ANGELES, March 29 — Olivia Munn has landed the lead role in Justine Bateman’s debut feature film Violet, reports Variety. The American actress will star alongside Justin Theroux and Anthony LaPaglia in this upcoming drama, scheduled to start 11

March 26, 2018 3:29 PM Women ministry gathering input before proposing Gender Equality Act

KANGAR, March 26 — The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is in the process of getting input from interested parties before proposing the Gender Equality Act and the Sexual Violence Act to the government. Its secretary-general, Datuk Suriani Ahmad said both acts would have to go through a long process including discussions, referencing 7

March 25, 2018 11:46 PM 6.4 quake off eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted: Seismic monitors

JAKARTA: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours of Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, according to seismic monitoring organisations. The quake struck deep at some 171km below the surface of the earth in the Banda Sea, the US Geological Survey said. A tsunami alert was initially triggered 10

March 24, 2018 2:27 PM Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

Damage caused by an earthquake in Papua New Guinea is seen in this handout image released March 7, 2018.. — Reuters picSYDNEY, March 24 — A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of an island of the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea today, officials said, but the tremor posed no tsunami threat to the region. There were no immediate 10

March 21, 2018 7:52 AM 51% of TVET graduates working as highly skilled technical workers

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 69,475 or 51% of the 136,062 Technical Education and Vocational Training (TVET) graduates in Malaysia are working as professionals and skilled workers until 2017. Deputy Education Minister Datuk P. Kamalanathan said the National Youth Skills Institute has also trained 29,423 youths in various skills. "The Education ministry along 7