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July 8, 2018 1:28 PM 'Terrorist attack' kills 6 Tunisia security forces

TUNIS: Six members of Tunisia's security forces were killed Sunday in a "terrorist attack" near the border with Algeria, the interior ministry said, updating an earlier toll. A national guard border patrol in the Ain Sultan area of the Jenduba border province "was hit in a landmine ambush that killed six agents", the ministry said. Ministry spokesman 5

July 3, 2018 6:16 AM Government to review tourism tax: Mohamaddin

PUTRAJAYA: The government will review the need to retain the tourism tax to ensure that it would not affect tourist arrivals to the country, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi. He said the flat rate of RM10 per room per night charged on foreign tourist needed to be reviewed to determine whether it was reasonable or too high. "Yes (we will review) 8

July 3, 2018 5:02 AM Bali's Mount Agung spews orange lava in fresh eruption

JAKARTA: A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali erupted Monday, belching a plume of ash 2,000m high as bright orange lava cascaded from its summit. Last week, the tropical island temporarily shuttered the airport and grounded hundreds of flights after Mount Agung erupted. Indonesia's geological agency said the latest eruption of Agung about 9pm local 8

June 29, 2018 9:03 AM Taiwan keen on encouraging more Muslim tourists from Malaysia

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia representative James Chang Chi-ping said presently there are 150 restaurants and hotels that are certified by the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) in Taiwan. Chang said this year marked MEET Taiwan's fifth consecutive year in the country aimed at further developing bilateral relations between 11

June 27, 2018 11:40 AM British tourist murdered on Croatia 'party island'

ZAGREB: A British tourist was murdered Wednesday on a beach on Croatia's popular party resort island of Pag, police said amid reports he was stabbed to death outside a night club. The murder of a British citizen on the Zrce beach occurred around 5:35am (0335 GMT), a police statement said. Police said the identity of the victim, a young man, was known 4

June 23, 2018 4:11 AM Two men arrested on suspicion of molesting foreign tourists

KOTA KINABALU: The police have detained two men in connection with the molest of two foreign tourists in Pulau Sapi here. Kota Kinabalu City police chief ACP M.Chandra said the suspects, aged 23 and 25, were picked up about 10.50 am on Monday in Jesselton Point after the victims lodged a report on the day of the incident on Sunday. "The victims, two sisters 8

June 10, 2018 4:29 AM Nurse survives deadly Australia snake bite using training

SYDNEY: An Australian nurse has spoken about how he survived a bite from one of the world's deadliest snakes by using medical training to instruct his rescuers as he passed in and out of consciousness. Christian Wright, 33, was bitten on his foot by a brown snake at the bottom of a gorge in a remote part of Karijini National Park some 1,400km north of Perth 6

June 1, 2018 9:17 AM China Southern Airlines increases direct flights from Penang to Guangzhou

GEORGE TOWN: China Southern Airlines today officially increased the number of direct flights from Penang to Guangzhou to two flights daily to cater to the increasing number of travellers. Previously, the airline had been operating single flights for both ways since the start of its direct route from Penang to Guangzhou in 1991. China Southern Airlines 5

May 20, 2018 2:58 PM At least 11 killed in Indonesia truck accident

BREBES, Indonesia: At least 11 people died in Indonesia when a truck carrying sugar smashed into several motorcycles and houses on Sunday, an official said. The truck was heading downhill in the district of Brebes in Central Java province on its way to the capital Jakarta when it failed to brake, according to the local disaster agency. It tried to stop by swerving 14

May 13, 2018 4:15 AM Indonesia church attacks kill six, dozens wounded

SURABAYA: A wave of blasts including a suicide bombing struck outside churches in Indonesia on Sunday, killing at least six and wounding dozens of others, police said, the latest assault on a religious minority in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country. Three separate locations in the city of Surabaya were hit by the bombings around 7:30am, which 8