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August 24, 2018 6:46 AM Dragons and steamed buns at Taiwan's temple-like church

YANSHUI, Taiwan: With a cross rising from a red pagoda roof and two lion statues guarding the entrance, a Catholic church in southern Taiwan could easily be mistaken for one of the ubiquitous temples dotting the island. Taiwan embraces freedom of religion and has one of the highest densities of temples in the world, with close to 70% of the population 14

August 14, 2018 3:34 AM Rela refuses to settle out of court with accused

AMPANG: The People's Volunteer Corp (Rela) has today rejected the out-of-court settlement offer by businessman Datuk Seri Liow Soon Hee who was charged with assaulting three of its on-duty personnel. Rela Director-General Tan Sri Zulkifli Abidin said the three victims have rejected the offer on the basis that they wish for the accused to be punished 15

August 5, 2018 8:08 AM Govt to table health insurance scheme for B40 during budget sitting in September

IPOH: The Health Ministry is in the final stages of drawing up a health insurance protection scheme for those in the B40 group, to help them obtain health treatment at government and private hospitals. Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said the proposed insurance protection scheme would be tabled in Parliament during the 2019 budget sitting in October 8

August 3, 2018 7:15 AM There will be an impact when construction begins, says Penang CM

GEORGE TOWN: Penang residents must realise that their lives would be affected once the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) commences construction. The state would mitigate the impact to ensure it does not adversely burden individuals or groups, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today. He was reacting to a report which said the Kek Lok Si Temple management 10

July 24, 2018 6:25 AM Don't be fooled by ‘good luck’ lottery scams: Michael Chong

KUALA LUMPUR: A saleswoman is RM 5,728 poorer after she was duped by a "good luck" lottery scam. The woman, who wishes to be known as Ong, today said she came across a Facebook post that claimed that it could help her change her luck. Ong sent a private message and was told to provide her date of birth, full name and employment details to a man who alleged 12

July 18, 2018 1:50 PM Grab driver detained with drugs in Bukit Mertajam

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police detained a man who is a Grab driver, and seized ketamine, ecstasy and eramin 5 pills worth RM5,700 in a Kia Optima at a parking area in Jalan Bayu Mutiara, here on Monday. Seberang Perai Tengah (SPT) District Police Chief ACP Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said a police team on patrol in the area conducted a check on the 32-year-old 10

July 10, 2018 1:57 PM Sri Lanka arrests alleged cop killer monk

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police Tuesday arrested a Buddhist monk who allegedly strangled a police officer investigating a paedophilia charge against him at a remote temple in the island's south. The 53-year-old unarmed police officer was killed by the 37-year-old monk who resisted arrest at Ratnapura, 100km south-east of Colombo, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera 8

July 4, 2018 3:09 PM Suspect in Taman Pelangi brutal murder to be extradited tomorrow

BANGKOK: One of Malaysia's most wanted man who was arrested by the Thai police last May will be extradited home tomorrow to face questions on his alleged role in the murder of a 44-year-old man in Taman Pelangi, Johor Baru, in December last year. Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) assistant liaison officer in Thailand, Supt Ridzuan Abdul Aziz told Bernama 11

June 30, 2018 9:46 AM Japan Christian sites added to Unesco World Heritage list

MANAMA: A dozen Christian locations in parts of southern Japan where members of the faith were once brutally persecuted were selected for inclusion on the Unesco World Heritage list on Saturday. The 12 sites include Oura Cathedral, a Catholic church in Nagasaki that is dedicated to 26 Christians who were executed for their beliefs over four centuries 12

June 19, 2018 1:19 AM Netanyahu meets King Abdullah in Jordan for rare talks

AMMAN: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan's King Abdullah II held rare talks in Jordan on Monday focused on the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process and on the Jerusalem issue. Jordan and Egypt are the only Arab countries to have peace treaties with Israel, and Monday's visit was Netanyahu's first to the kingdom since 2014. The king stressed 8