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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 3

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 5

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 7

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 3

May 30, 2018 2:48 AM Announcement on bonus for civil servants likely today

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the announcement on bonus for civil servants in conjunction with Aidilfitri will most likely be made by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today. "It might be announced by PM today, so please wait," he told reporters after attending the Wesak Day celebration at the Maha Vihara Buddhist Temple in Brickfields 6

May 29, 2018 9:20 AM Chief Monk pledges body for studies in conjunction with Wesak Day

GEORGE TOWN: In conjunction with Wesak Day, Chief Monk of the Mahindarama Buddhist Temple here announced this morning that he will donate his body to University of Malaya for medical and scientific studies after his death. Ven E Indaratana Maha Thera said that his final wish was to contribute himself to the world so as to serve the sick, the old and the unfortunate 5

April 29, 2018 6:27 AM Thais rally against officials building homes on sacred mountain

BANGKOK: Around 1,000 people rallied in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai on Sunday to protest the construction of homes for officials on forested land flanking a revered mountain, in one of the largest shows of dissent under junta rule. Public frustration has been mounting over the project since aerial images of several dozen officials' homes — carved 23

April 15, 2018 11:01 AM Revellers usher in Songkran with water pistols, buckets of water

PETALING JAYA: Shrieks of laughter filled the air at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple here as revellers gathered to celebrate Songkran, the Thai New Year, yesterday morning. Hundreds turned up at the Buddhist temple located near Jalan Gasing here to celebrate the festival. Armed with water pistols, buckets of water and assorted water dispersal equipment 15

April 15, 2018 2:11 AM Temple transformation community centre plays a pivotal role in shaping, uplifting B40 Indians

PUTRAJAYA: Hindu temple, which has been a focal point in the cultural and religious practices in the country, plays a pivotal role in shaping and uplifting the Indian community especially the households in the bottom 40% income category (B40). In line with the Malaysian Indian Blueprint (MIB), Socioeconomic Development of Indian Community Unit (Sedic) 10

March 28, 2018 12:50 PM Rela denies awarding honorary rank to ‘Datuk Seri’ in alleged assault case

Rela today denied that it would be awarding an honorary rank to businessman Datuk Seri Liow Soon Hee (centre), who allegedly assaulting three Rela members in October last year. ― Picture by Razak GhazaliPUTRAJAYA, 28 Mac — The People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) today denied that it would be awarding an honorary rank to businessman Datuk Seri Liow Soon Hee, who allegedly 9