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July 13, 2018 12:29 AM Orangutan found dead near Kabili-Sepilok forest reserve

KOTA KINABALU: A male orangutan was found dead at an orchard near the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve on Wednesday. Sabah Wildlife Department spokesperson Siti Nur'Ain Ampuan Acheh said the carcass was found by a staff of a nearby resort lying on the ground without any sign of physical injury. "No foul play is suspected. A full post-mortem will be carried 7

July 11, 2018 4:02 AM Sunway Lagoon treats orphans to the best day ever

OVER 70 children from Rumah Anak-Anak Yatim Damai, Kuang and their caretakers gathered at the entrance of Sunway Lagoon last Sunday for a fun-filled day at the theme park. Sunway Lagoon organised the event. Although this was not the first time the theme park had played host to underprivileged kids, it was the largest the team has ever organised 5

July 3, 2018 7:34 AM Govt to ensure strong policy framework for oil palm sector

KAJANG: The government will lay down a strong policy framework to further develop the oil palm industry and provide assistance, as well as a supporting environment, to ensure sustainable development alongside the industry's competitiveness. Newly-appointed Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok (pix) said the oil palm industry continued to face challenges 7

June 13, 2018 3:35 PM Raccoon conquers skyscraper; Americans breathe easier

WASHINGTON: America breathed a sign of relief on Wednesday after a scruffy brown raccoon was captured following a perilous climb up a 23-story building in the northern state of Minnesota. Thousands of Twitter users followed the escapades of the raccoon on Tuesday as it slowly inched up the side of the UBS Plaza building in St. Paul, Minnesota 15

April 19, 2018 3:15 PM Marine police seize 1,000 turtle eggs in Sarawak

KUCHING: The Marine Police seized 1,000 turtle eggs worth RM2,000 at a trading outlet in Sematan near Lundu, about 100km from here, today. Sarawak Region Five Marine Police Force commander ACP Salehuddin Mat Zaman, in a statement tonight, said a 37-year-old woman who was looking after the premises was detained to help in the investigation. The sale and consumption 21

April 12, 2018 8:51 AM Singapore Zoo’s polar bear Inuka may be put down

SINGAPORE: An elderly polar bear at Singapore Zoo, one of the site's most beloved animals, may be put down after its health deteriorated markedly, the zoo operator said Thursday. Inuka, the first polar bear born in the tropics, has reached the grand old age of 27 — well into his 70s in human years and two years older than the average lifespan of the creatures 12

March 5, 2018 9:35 AM Wildlife protection office employee found dead in Beris Lake

SIK, Kedah: A 20-year-old employee of the Sik District Wildlife Protection and National Parks Office was found dead in the Beris Lake today, according to police. Sik District Police chief DSP Abdull (rpt) Abdull Razak Osman said a colleague found the body of Muhammad Nuraiman Hambali Shahibul at about 9.30am and lodged a police report. He said Muhammad 9

March 1, 2018 2:03 PM Elephant strays into Sabah school canteen

KOTA KINABALU: Students and teachers of SMK Telupid in central Sabah had a huge shock when an elephant strayed into their school canteen today. The incident was the second case this year involving elephants trespassing into an inhabited area in the state's Telupid district, said Supt V. Shivananthan, the Beluran district police chief. He said in the latest 14

February 19, 2018 11:51 AM Langkawi needs to diversify its range of tourist attractions

GEORGE TOWN: One lesson which the authorities need to learn from the malfunctioning of the Langkawi cable car system, is a need to diversify its range of attractions on the island resort, according to a veteran tourism practitioner. There are several other attractions such as the Langkawi Wildlife Park and the Crocodile Park, but what the industry needs 19

February 14, 2018 6:03 AM Canada wants answers after Iran prison death

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland speaking at a news conference in Mexico City, Mexico February 2, 2018. — Reuters picOTTAWA, Feb 14 — Canada yesterday stepped up its demand for answers after the death of renowned Iranian-Canadian environmentalist Kavous Seyed Emami, who Iranian officials say committed suicide in prison. Tehran's chief prosecutor 12