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June 29, 2018 12:55 AM Bali shuts airport after volcanic eruption

DENPASAR, Indonesia: Bali closed its international airport following a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island that sent thick smoke and ash billowing 2,000m into the air, an official said Friday. Ngurah Rai airport was due to be closed from 3am to at least 7pm Friday after a pilot report detected volcanic ash as high as 23,000 feet following 44

June 26, 2018 5:57 AM Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific

SYDNEY: Australia will invest Aus$7 billion (RM20.9 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said Tuesday. Canberra has been embarking on its largest peacetime naval investment through a massive shipbuilding strategy that includes new submarines, offshore patrol 54

June 25, 2018 2:21 AM Mattis visits China amid Korea talks, strategic tensions

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, United States: US Secretary of Defence James Mattis will make his first visit to China this week amid rising tensions between the two countries but also a deep need for Beijing's support in nuclear talks with North Korea. Mattis told reporters Sunday he wants to "take measure" of China's strategic ambitions after it positioned 18

June 21, 2018 1:03 PM Kuala Kangsar needs new hospital

KUALA KANGSAR: A new hospital with 150 beds should be built in Kuala Kangsar to provide better health and medication services to the people. Perak Communication, Multimedia, NGO and Cooperative Development Committee chairman Hasnul Zulkarnain Abd Munaim said the new hospital would also enable the local people to seek specialist treatment. He said the existing 15

June 21, 2018 3:58 AM Mavcom ensures passenger/consumer protection, says chairman

KUALA LUMPUR: In the face of criticisms against the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom), its executive chairman says the airline and airport industry regulator is more focused on passenger/consumer protection. Tan Sri Abdullah Ahmad, a retired Air Force general, said that since its formation two years ago, Mavcom had received over 3,900 public complaints 36

June 18, 2018 8:46 AM Airasia doubles flights between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia aims to double the number of flights between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore to 14 weekly flights from Aug 1 this year. In a statement issued, the airline said the increased frequency is expected to boost air connectivity between the two capitals and bring Asean closer. AirAsia Malaysia commercial head, Spencer Lee, said the additional 20

June 18, 2018 4:57 AM England fans reach World Cup by bike

Volgograd, Russia (dpa) - Two England fans have arrived in Volgograd after riding some 3,800 kilometres by bike to watch England play at the World Cup. Jamie Marriott and Mitchell Jones set off from the southern town of Emsworth on May 25 and pedalled through France, Germany, Poland and Ukraine to reach the southern Russian city just in time to see England 20

June 12, 2018 11:53 AM Subang Airport needs easy link to Sungai Buloh

AS a frequent flyer using Subang Airport, I am keen to seek the attention of the authorities to modify the route from the airport to Sungai Buloh. It's inconvenient for airport users to make a U-turn under the flyover leading to Sungai Buloh and back towards the Subang roundabout and then proceed to Sg Buloh. One has to travel more than 4km to go to Sg Buloh 22

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 18

June 8, 2018 1:26 AM UN Security Council sanctions six human traffickers operating in Libya

UNITED NATIONS, United States: The United Nations Security Council on Thursday slapped sanctions on six leaders of human trafficking networks operating in Libya, a first for the world body, diplomats said. The process moved ahead when Russia "lifted its hold placed on the Dutch proposal" to include the six people on the sanctions blacklist, a diplomat 70