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August 15, 2018 9:21 AM Japan toddler missing for 3 days found alive

TOKYO: A two-year-old boy who went missing in woods in western Japan has been found unharmed after three days alone, apparently surviving on river water as volunteers hunted desperately for him. Yoshiki Fujimoto disappeared on Sunday morning in the Yamaguchi region while out walking with his brother and grandfather, and the search for him made headlines 5

August 14, 2018 3:34 AM Rela refuses to settle out of court with accused

AMPANG: The People's Volunteer Corp (Rela) has today rejected the out-of-court settlement offer by businessman Datuk Seri Liow Soon Hee who was charged with assaulting three of its on-duty personnel. Rela Director-General Tan Sri Zulkifli Abidin said the three victims have rejected the offer on the basis that they wish for the accused to be punished 4

July 27, 2018 1:45 AM Set up volunteer teams to address security issues and provide protection for children: PPIM

KUALA LUMPUR: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has been urged to set up volunteer teams in housing areas to tackle security issues and provide protection for children. Malaysian Muslim Consumer Association (PPIM) lead activist Datuk Nadzim Johan (pix) said the move could lead to a change in the society's attitude, making them more sensitive 5

July 19, 2018 9:06 AM Police interview Ramasamy over alleged terror links

GEORGE TOWN: Police have recorded statements from Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy on his alleged involvement in Sri Lanka's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Penang police chief Datuk Seri A. Thaiveegan said the statement was recorded two days ago in the state after several reports were lodged against Ramasamy. "We have recorded his statement 12

June 26, 2018 12:41 PM Two Ukraine minors in custody over deadly Roma attack

LVIV, Ukraine: A Ukrainian court has ordered that two minors suspected in a deadly attack on a Roma camp be held in custody for 60 days, officials said Tuesday, as concern grows over a wave of hate crimes. On Saturday, masked assailants attacked a Roma camp outside Lviv, in western Ukraine, with batons and knives, killing one man. The 24-year-old died from stab wounds 6

June 12, 2018 7:15 AM Shark head found impaled on Australia fence

SYDNEY: A severed shark head, stuffed with cigarette butts and ocean debris, was found impaled on a fence at an Australian marine rescue organisation's office, with the gruesome discovery drawing criticism on social media. Marine Rescue NSW volunteers at Shellharbour, some 100km south of Sydney, arrived for duty Sunday morning to find the head of the mako shark 11

May 2, 2018 9:58 AM Taking care of the troops

PETALING JAYA: Rela member Chu Tiew Eng, 27, was pleasantly surprised when People's Volunteer Corps (Rela) director-general Zulkifli Abidin paid him a visit last week. Chu, a Rela member since 2013, has been actively involved with Rela activities around Bagan Pasir Laut but a road accident 2 weeks ago severely injured his right leg which will take up to 3 months 9

May 1, 2018 2:53 PM Dozens killed in NE Nigeria suicide blasts

KANO, Nigeria: Dozens of people were killed on Tuesday when two suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a mosque and a market in Mubi, northeast Nigeria, residents said. "We have evacuated dozens of dead and injured people to the hospital and the rescue operation is still ongoing," local volunteer Habu Saleh told AFP. A medical source at the Mubi General 17

April 30, 2018 8:10 AM Tehran dismisses Pompeo's 'unfounded' accusations

TEHRAN: Iran on Monday dismissed "unfounded" accusations by new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over its "ambition to dominate the Middle East". Pompeo lashed out at Tehran on Sunday during a rapid tour of Middle East allies ahead of a crucial White House decision on whether to quit a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Speaking during a visit to Iran's 21

April 26, 2018 7:52 AM Johor Sultan confers DMIJ on a volunteer and state financial officer

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, today conferred the Darjah Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Johor (DMIJ) which carries the title Datin Paduka on a voluntary worker, Sabariah Hussein. Also receiving the award was Johor State Financial Officer A. Rahim Nin, which in his case, carries the title Datuk. The investiture ceremony 16