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September 2, 2018 3:31 PM Rescued male elephant dies

LAHAD DATU: A male elephant, aged about five years, that was rescued at Ulu Segama Forest Reserve, Lahad Datu on Tuesday, died today. Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) Public Relation Officer, Siti Nur'ain Ampuan Acheh said the rescued elephant died at 8.20am while on the way for treatment at the Borneo Elephant Sanctuary in Kinabatangan. "A post mortem 5

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 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 25, 2018 3:27 AM Police rescue abducted man with arrest of nine suspects

JOHOR BARU: Police have rescued an abducted man with the arrest of nine men in front of a restaurant in Bandar Selesa Jaya, Skudai, here early today. Johor CID chief SAC Kamaluddin Kassim said the arrest was made after police acted on a report made by the victim's family at 9pm yesterday on the alleged incident in front of a restaurant in Bukit Indah 9

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 7:32 AM Latest quake claims 10 lives on Indonesia's Lombok island

JAKARTA: Ten people died and 24 were injured in a strong earthquake Sunday night on Lombok island, which is currently recovering from several quakes earlier this month that had claimed over 400 lives. Sunday night's 6.9-magnitude quake, which occurred at about 8pm (9pm in Malaysia) triggered 101 aftershocks, nine of them exceeding magnitude five on the Richter 8

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 14, 2018 2:30 PM Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Nepal

KATHMANDU: An Indian tourist died in Nepal Tuesday after he walked into the tail rotor of a helicopter at a remote helipad near the border with China, officials confirmed. The 42-year-old man was disembarking from the chopper at Hilsa — the staging point for popular pilgrimage sites in neighbouring Tibet — when the accident happened. "He was hit on his head by the tail rotor 14