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July 18, 2017 12:12 PM People swim in streets of flooded Istanbul, heavy rain briefly shuts Bosphorus oil routes

ISTANBUL: People had to swim to safety in the flooded streets of Istanbul on Tuesday after heavy rain and storms brought chaos to Turkey's largest city and caused shipping traffic on oil and grain routes through the Bosphorus Strait to be suspended for some hours. Many roads, bridges, tunnels and metro stations were flooded and cars submerged in torrential 8

July 10, 2017 11:51 AM Royal Malaysian Navy deploys vessels to combat piracy

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has deployed its vessels in an operation dubbed Ops Padu, in a bid to combat piracy in the waters of Melaka, Negri Sembilan and Johor. Its deputy chief, Vice Admiral Datuk Anuwi Hassan said the operation, which was specifically mounted to combat piracy involving tankers carrying liquefied petroleum 6

June 28, 2017 3:59 PM China launches Asia’s biggest, most advanced warship, giving PLA greater reach

Beijing launched what it calls the most advanced and largest warship in Asia on Wednesday, billing it as a major step forward in the modernisation of its navy, according to the official military newspaper. As the first of the new Type 055 guided-missile destroyers – which have a displacement of more than 12,000 tonnes – military experts said it was designed 12

June 11, 2017 11:38 PM Companies set to win and lose in Qatar standoff

In transport, the real beneficiaries are Singapore Air, Lufthansa and the key local airlines from top routes such as Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Thai and Sri Lankan. DUBAI: With Qatar increasingly isolated from its Gulf neighbors in an escalating geopolitical crisis, the economic and financial implications are starting to emerge. The country 25

June 6, 2017 8:14 AM Oil subdued on worries Middle East rift will undermine output cuts

SINGAPORE: Oil prices bounced around low levels in choppy trading on Tuesday, with Brent crude holding below US$50 over concerns that a political rift between Qatar and several Arab states would undermine efforts by Opec to tighten the market. Persistent gains in US production also dragged on benchmark crude prices, traders said. Brent crude was trading 12

June 1, 2017 8:42 AM Russia says systematically bombing militants fleeing Syria's Raqqa

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday it was systematically bombing any Islamic State militants trying to flee Syria's Raqqa and had carried out two such bombing runs in the last week. A U.S.-led coalition is supporting an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias in their campaign to capture Raqqa city, Islamic State's urban base of operations in Syria 16

May 11, 2017 6:08 PM PM Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka on two-day trip, visits oldest Buddhist temple

Promote your Business on for free and reach out to millions of potential Customers COLOMBO: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Colombo on a two-day visit aimed at reinforcing the traditional connect between India and Sri Lanka at a time when China seeks to make inroads into the island nation. Sri Lankan premier Ranil Wickremesinghe 9

May 5, 2017 4:35 AM Malaysia’s clogged oil shipping lanes underscore failure to reduce glut

Shipping data shows 35 loaded supertankers able to hold around 65 million barrels of oil are currently sitting in Malaysian waters. SINGAPORE: Oil industry leaders meeting in Malaysia next week to discuss extending production cuts won’t have to look far for evidence the market remains awash in supply. Just off the coast, in the Straits of Melaka, dozens 36

April 29, 2017 12:16 PM Water supply fully restored in Klang and Shah Alam

The water supply to areas in Klang and Shah Alam affected by the burst main pipe in Sungai Buloh has been fully restored. — Picture by K.E.OoiKUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The water supply to areas in Klang and Shah Alam affected by the burst main pipe behind the ELC International School, Jalan Sierramas Barat, Sungai Buloh, has been fully restored. According 10

March 3, 2017 11:45 AM Trans Borneo Expedition passes 800km marker as it heads to Sabah

KUCHING: The B10 Trans Borneo Expedition has conquered approximately a distance of 800km as it travels from Bintulu to Lawas. The journey covers Bintulu – Belaga – Miri – Brunei – Limbang and Lawas, with the delegates arriving in Lawas at 6pm today. The expedition will cover some 1,189km as it makes its way from Belaga, Sarawak to Kundasang, Sabah using 9