Marine police seize 624 exotic animals worth RM241,840 in Pasir Puteh

PASIR PUTEH: Region 3 Marine Police Force foiled an attempt to smuggle out 624 exotic animals worth RM241,840 in a raid in Kampung Air Tawar, Tok Bali here yesterday. Its commander ACP Norzaid Muhammad Said said the animals that were

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Sarawak: To study possibility of producing cooking gas from sago palm waste

MUKAH: The Sarawak government has requested that researchers at Craun Research Sdn Bhd conduct further studies on the possibility ‘rumbia’ (palm which produces sago) biomass could produce cooking gas for the people in the state. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun

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JBPM conducts nine flights to send food aid to Orang Asli villages

GUA MUSANG: The Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) Air Unit today conducted nine flights to deliver 5,100 kilogrammes of food to 982 Orang Asli families living in six posts. JBPM Subang Air Unit public relations officer Mohd Farhan Marzuki said

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Bus crash kills 12 in western India

At least 12 people, including one child and five women, died and 10 others injured in a road mishap in India’s western state of Rajasthan today, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting a local police officer. All the travelers from the

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Anwar orders PKR Sarawak to prepare for PRN

MIRI: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Sarawak has been directed to be ready to face the 12th Sarawak State Election (PRN12) and to boost the party strength to ensure a Pakatan Harapan (PH) victory. PKR president, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said

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Campus siege nears end as Hong Kong gears up for election

A Hong Kong university campus under siege for more than a week was a deserted wasteland today, with a handful of protesters holed up in hidden refuges across the trashed grounds, as the city’s focus turned to local elections. The

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US Navy secretary backs SEAL’s expulsion review, despite Trump objection

US Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said yesterday a Navy SEAL convicted of battlefield misconduct should face a board of peers weighing whether to oust him from the elite force, despite President Donald Trump’s assertion that he not be expelled. “I

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Aramco IPO: Thanks but no thanks, says Petronas

KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON: With Saudi Aramco yet to name any major foreign investors in its upcoming share sale, Malaysia’s state energy company Petronas [PETR.UL] decided to take a pass yesterday. Expectations that Aramco customers and allies around the world would take

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Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying, defends Giuliani

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump yesterday accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of lying and offered an explanation for his controversial use of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy, saying Giuliani’s crime-fighting abilities were needed to

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Teenager among four arrested for robbery, kidnap attempt

SHAH ALAM: Four men, including a 17-year-old teenager, were arrested for robbery and kidnapping attempt of an Indian national in Taman Sri Muda on Nov 14, police said. Shah Alam district police chief ACP Baharudin Mat Taib said in the

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