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August 22, 2018 3:26 AM 6.7-magnitude earthquake hits Vanuatu: USGS

SYDNEY: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Wednesday morning, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake struck at a moderate depth of 30km with the epicentre just off the northern tip of Vanuatu's sparsely-populated Ambrym island. "Shaking would have been felt throughout the whole 90

August 19, 2018 2:28 AM Strong earthquake hits off Fiji, no tsunami threat

SYDNEY: A strong 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but it was too deep to generate a tsunami and there were no reports of damage. The tremor hit at 12.19pm local time (8.19am Malaysia) 361km east of the Pacific nation's capital Suva, at a depth of 559km, the US seismologists said. The Hawaii-based Pacific 51

August 7, 2018 2:30 AM Evacuation of 179 Malaysians in Lombok

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Embassy has managed to locate 179 Malaysians in Lombok and they are reported to be safe. As of 10pm yesterday, the embassy said the Malaysians were in various parts of Lombok, especially in Gili Trawangan. "Some Malaysians have headed home via the Lombok International Airport while some also headed to Bali to take flights 81

July 29, 2018 12:03 AM Deep 6.0 magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia: USGS

WASHINGTON: A deep 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning. The strong quake was centred about 160km north-northeast of Maumere town on the island of Flores, the USGS said, at a depth of 579km. Indonesia, an archipelago of thousands of islands, sits on the so-called 18

July 14, 2018 8:40 PM Hey, bro, what’s up?

You were invited to join PKR when it was first founded 19 years ago and when it was still called PKN. But you refused because you did not see how you could become the Prime Minister through PKR. So you joined Umno instead because you thought that was the more guaranteed route to becoming Prime Minister. Hey, bro, what’s up? Syed Saddiq gets turned on when people 51

June 22, 2018 2:32 AM Powerful 6.1-magnitude quake strikes Vanuatu: USGS

SYDNEY: A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Vanuatu Friday, US seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning issued. The quake struck at a depth of 21km some 30km west of the Pacific nation's capital Port Vila, the US Geological Survey said. USGS said there was low likelihood of casualties and damage although 44

May 31, 2018 7:15 AM Evacuations urged in Hawaii as lava flow advances

LOS ANGELES: Authorities urged people in Hawaii Wednesday to evacuate an area at risk of being cut off by a flood of lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano. "Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that lava from several fissures continues to advance toward the Kapoho area," a Civil Defence message said, referencing an area that was devastated during a 1960 eruption 53

May 15, 2018 7:44 AM Penang Gerakan wants Teng Chang Yeow to remain, chairman

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan wants its chairman Teng Chang Yeow to continue leading the party although he had expressed his intention to retire from politics. Its vice-chairman, Oh Tong Keong, said the severe defeat in the general election of the Barisan Nasional (BN), of which Gerakan is a component party, could not be attributed to Gerakan alone as it was caused 31

May 12, 2018 2:22 AM Reporters converge on Subang Skypark over 'Najib leaving' rumour

PETALING JAYA: Reporters from the local and international media thronged the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport near here early today following a rumour that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak would be leaving the country. What appears to be a flight manifest naming Najib and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor as passengers has been making 30

May 8, 2018 2:02 AM Why did Mahathir not want to visit Nik Aziz before?

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants to visit the graves of the late Tok Guru Nik Aziz Nik Mat and the late Ustaz Fadzil Noor for only one reason — to try to garner Malay votes in GE14 on 9th May 2018. And this is because the so-called Malay Tsunami is not happening and both Mahathir and Lim Kit Siang are panicking. It has been one disaster after another, and with the outburst 113