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August 1, 2018 1:23 AM Hundreds evacuated from Paris metro after power cut

PARIS: Hundreds of commuters and holidaymakers were evacuated from one of Paris' busiest metro lines on Tuesday evening after a power failure halted the driverless trains. The failure happened at around 8.10pm (2.10am Malaysia) between two stations on Line 1 in the French capital's upmarket Marais district, a spokesman for the operator RATP said. Passengers 23

July 26, 2018 11:14 AM Indian police detain 450 after violent minority protests

MUMBAI: Almost 450 people were in custody in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Thursday after clashes between thousands of protestors from the Maratha minority and police charging with batons and firing tear gas, officials said. Like other communities in India the Marathas, who make up around 30 percent of the western state's 110 million people, want quotas 20

July 6, 2018 12:39 AM Uruguay's Cavani trains in fitness fight for France

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani trained on Thursday as he fights to get fit for his side's World Cup quarter-final against France. The Paris Saint-Germain forward trained separately from the rest of the squad in the first 15 minutes of the session open to the media at the team's base outside Nizhny Novgorod. Cavani had missed training on Wednesday as he recovers 32

June 12, 2018 3:21 AM HSR project postponed, not scrapped, says Tun M

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said there will be a need for the high-speed rail (HSR) project with Singapore, but the country cannot afford it now. He told Japan's Nikkei Asian Review that Malaysia would benefit greatly from such a project. "So we actually postponed the implementation of that project," he was quoted as saying 10

June 12, 2018 1:27 AM 83% of ETS tickets sold: KTMB

KUALA LUMPUR: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) has sold 83% or 175,340 tickets for its Electric Train Service (ETS) for Aidilfitri and school holidays from June 7 to 24. KTMB chief executive officer Rani Hisham Samsudin said there are 37,096 tickets still available for all sectors. For the KTM Intercity service, 17,303 tickets or 59% out of the 29,480 tickets 8

June 6, 2018 1:35 PM Bintulu LNG plant cuts exports on technical issues

LONDON: Bintulu’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant is experiencing a sharp drop in shipments amid a logjam of vessels stuck outside port, potentially due to technical issues impacting the plant or fields, trade sources said. Nine LNG tankers are currently anchored outside the Petronas-operated 24 million tonne per annum (mtpa) facility, according 15

May 30, 2018 1:21 PM Purchase of RM5.7b train sets from China made without tender

KUALA LUMPUR: The previous government had purchased train sets valued at RM5.7 billion direct from China without an open tender. The Railwaymen's Union of Malaya (RUM) president Abdul Razak Md Hassan said based on Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB)'s record, the purchase comprised 30 units of six car sets valued at RM1.9 billion acquired in 2012 and 10 units 23

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 18

May 10, 2018 8:37 AM Striking French rail unions to hold vote over reform plans

MONTREUIL, France: Unions at French rail operator SNCF will hold a companywide vote next week on the government's contested overhaul for the heavily indebted group, aimed at proving that support for a long-running strike remains strong despite signs it is tapering off. Laurent Brun, head of the rail branch at the hard-line CGT union, said late Wednesday 29

April 25, 2018 1:43 AM Migrant caravan arrives at US-Mexican border

MEXICALI, Mexico: Around 100 Central American migrants from a caravan that infuriated President Donald Trump arrived Tuesday at the US-Mexican border, where many plan to seek asylum in the United States, according to organisers. Two busloads of migrants arrived in the border city of Mexicali – which sits opposite Calexico, California – and paused for a rest stop before 49