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Indonesian forests are burning, and Malaysia and Singapore are choking on the fumes

Malaysian authorities distributed half a million face masks to residents on Tuesday after large-scale forest fires in Indonesia spread smoke and thick smog to neighboring countries....

Indonesian forests are burning, and Malaysia and Singapore are choking on the fumes

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Malaysia complains of smog from Indonesian forest fires Residents inhaling smoke from peat and trees burned hundreds of miles awayAn increase in Indonesian forest fires – the sharpest rise since 2015 – has infuriated neighbouring Malaysia, where residents are inhaling smoke from peat and trees burned hund...
12:48, 09/06/2019

IRCTC Tourism 6-Day Tour To Singapore, Malaysia At Rs 76,000/Person The tour package, scheduled to start from Hyderabad on June 25, 2019, includes economy class bookings of Malaysia Airlines, according to the IRCTC Tourism website. IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and......
01:32, 06/04/2019

Malaysia MVNO offers free data roaming with Singapore debut redONE has made its official debut in Singapore following a month-long pilot launch in late-May, offering free data roaming between the two countries and service plans from S$8 a month with 3GB data....
02:00, 07/01/2019

Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines to explore wide-ranging strategic partnership Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a preliminary agreement to explore a wide-ranging strategic partnership that could include more codeshares as well as cargo and aircraft maintenance, the companies said on Thursday....
03:32, 06/27/2019

Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines to explore wide-ranging partnership Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a preliminary agreement to explore a wide-ranging strategic partnership that could include more codeshares as well as cargo and aircraft maintenance, the companies said on Thursday....
09:48, 06/27/2019

Burning Man, or burning lungs? How dangerous is festival's playa dust for your health? Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of dust. Is that harmful to your longterm respiratory health?        ...
04:32, 08/14/2019

The Warm-Up: Sarri fumes at Scrap(u) in Baku "Happy Europa League final day! Ben Snowball digests THAT squabble in the Chelsea camp, while there’s a chilling sequel to ‘Jamie Carragher spat on my daughter’. Sort of."...
01:32, 05/29/2019

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear that, according to a just-published study in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, women e...
06:00, 07/05/2019

Emiliano Sala and crash pilot 'probably poisoned by fumes' Toxicology tests on footballer’s body show fatal levels of carbon monoxide exposureFootballer Emiliano Sala and the pilot flying the plane he was in when it crashed into the Channel were probably exposed to “potentially fatal” levels of carbon monoxi...
14:01, 08/14/2019

Developer Fumes About Keyseller G2A, But Admits He Was Wrong About $300,000 Complaint On Monday, game developer Charlie Cleveland, who founded Subnautica and Natural Selection publisher Unknown Worlds, told sketchy game reseller G2A that they owe him a fat chunk of money—$300,000 to be exact—over stolen keys for Natural Selection 2. T...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Mom fumes as United puts her son on flight to wrong country A 14-year-old boy traveling alone from North Carolina to Sweden was put on the wrong plane during a transfer at Newark Airport, where he alerted the crew on the Germany-bound flight right before takeoff, according to reports. The comedy of errors inv...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Pollutionwatch: how skilful driving can reduce toxic fumes Gentler acceleration and electric vehicles can reduce air pollution but walking or cycling are bestLocal authorities are encouraging people not to leave their cars idling as tests show we can reduce air pollution by changing the way we drive.Scientis...
04:01, 09/13/2019

Greece scraps no-go areas at universities; opposition fumes Greek lawmakers on Thursday scrapped regulations making universities a no-go zone for police, a move authorities say will tackle lawlessness but which critics have decried as a clampdown on democracy....
10:16, 08/08/2019

Paper Round: Maguire fumes over Leicester asking price "Harry Maguire wants out, Manchester United won\u0027t sell on the cheap, Arsenal bid for Kieran Tierney and Philippe Coutinho is open to a Liverpool return."...
05:16, 07/14/2019

Strand owner fumes over landmark status: ‘We’re under siege’ The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech hub in the area. The Landmarks Preservation Commis...
05:48, 06/12/2019

'What the hell? It's a joke!' - Thiem fumes after being bumped for Serena "Dominic Thiem had to abandon his press conference halfway through to make way for Serena Williams at the French Open - and he wasn\u0027t happy about it."...
17:48, 06/01/2019

The fatal, hateful rise of choking during sex Too many women’s lives are ending after what those accused of their deaths say were ‘sex games gone wrong’. But how did strangling ever become normalised?Jan Wynne-Jones knows almost nothing about her daughter Vicky’s last living moments. She only kn...
04:48, 07/25/2019

On fire Woodland takes U.S. Open lead, Tiger fumes Gary Woodland shot out of the U.S. Open woodwork with an error-free six-under 65 to steal the halfway lead from Justin Rose on Friday, while a fuming Tiger Woods insisted he was still in the ball game after a bogey-bogey finish....
21:16, 06/14/2019

Guardiola fumes at City's FIFA award shortlist snub "Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola questions the shortlist for the 2019 Best FIFA Men\u0027s Player award after his player were snubbed despite winning four trophies last season."...
12:16, 08/04/2019

Tim Cook fumes at report claiming that he seems disinterested in product design Yesterday we passed along a story that was published in The Wall Street Journal that gave an unflattering look at what is happening at Apple. The report basically said that design chief Jony Ive left Apple because CEO Tim Cook is not interested in pr...
21:00, 07/02/2019

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
16:48, 05/21/2019

EU leaders suspend talks without deal on top jobs, Macron fumes EU leaders suspended a summit on Monday after 20 hours of talks failed to produce a deal on who should get the bloc's top jobs, prompting anger from French President Emmanuel Macron who said Europe's indecision was hurting its image abroad....
05:32, 07/01/2019

One Night In Darkwood Will Ruin Forests For You “Respect the woods,” Darkwood cautions you before you start playing for the first time. It’s part of a warning that mostly uses more practical language, letting players know that they’re about to play a “challenging” game, and that they “will not be ...
14:16, 05/15/2019

How the hustle and gig economy is choking the middle class Full-time gig workers won't be recognized as full-fledged employees — at Uber, Lyft and elsewhere — anytime soon. The DOL says they aren't entitled to health insurance and other benefits that would force companies to follow federal minimum-...
09:32, 05/04/2019

Teen won’t survive after trying viral ‘choking game’: mom A heartbroken mother in Indiana is preparing for the death of her teenage son after he was gravely injured while replicating a “choking game” that he saw on social media, she said Sunday. Joann Jackson Bogard, of Evansville, said something went “horr...
16:32, 05/06/2019

No Charges Against New York Cop In Choking Death Of Black Man A New York police officer accused of placing a 43-year-old black man in a banned choke hold just before his death in 2014 will not face federal charges, the government said, in a decision slammed by......
02:00, 07/17/2019

Disney recalling ‘Toy Story 4’ toy over choking hazard Stick a fork in “Forky.” Disney yanked thousands the plush toy “Forky” — featured as a sidekick in “Toy Story 4” — from the shelves because they pose a choking hazard, officials said Tuesday. The company recalled 80,000 of the stuffed character...
21:16, 07/09/2019

Your Kid's Contigo Water Bottle May Be a Choking Hazard Contigo has recalled 5.7 million of its popular kids’ silicone-spout water bottles because in some cases, the spout may detach and become a choking hazard....
13:32, 08/29/2019

Lisbon choking on cruise tourist boom A new port for cruise ships in Lisbon is bringing record numbers of tourists to Portugal's capital. The downside of the boom is massive pollution and health hazards, which the government still choses to ignore....
09:16, 08/02/2019

Kurz fumes over FFA's 'disgusting' A-League finals decision as Perth win thriller Perth Glory 3-3 Adelaide United, hosts win 5-4 on penaltiesGerman coach slams FFA home-end penalties decisionDeparting Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz was left disgusted by what he considered an unfair advantage handed to the home side by FFA during...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, ruling that his administration gave a "contrived" explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question in the 2020 census in a decision that will ma...
12:48, 06/27/2019

England reaches Women's World Cup quarterfinals as Cameroon fumes over VAR England downed Cameroon 3-0 in a game punctuated by the anger of the African team over VAR decisions. In the second game, host France faced Brazil.       ...
14:48, 06/23/2019

New Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway A chemical plant fire in New Jersey sent noxious smoke billowing into the air near Newark — and officials urged residents to shut their windows to avoid the smoke. The fire broke out at the plant directly underneath the Pulaski Skyway in South Kearny...
03:32, 05/18/2019

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at a forum that has Beijing’s communist rulers fuming....
15:48, 07/18/2019

Jade Moore fumes at lost opportunities to capitalise on World Cup hype • England midfielder frustrated at poor scheduling• Moore: ‘I don’t get why we cram games in’The England midfielder Jade Moore has expressed frustration that poor scheduling is stunting preparations for the new Women’s Super League season, which kick...
18:00, 09/01/2019

Trump fumes over California emissions deal with car companies, DOJ investigates automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now with BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, storied antitrust division is acting like Trump’s petty enforcer: Our view       ...
19:00, 09/12/2019

Powell stops short of committing to rate cuts, and Trump fumes The Federal Reserve will "act as appropriate" to keep the U.S. economy healthy, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said on Friday, remarks that did not say how fast it might cut interest rates, drawing fire from President Donald Trump....
11:32, 08/23/2019

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Climate of fir: German forests struggle with heat Germany’s forests are feeling the heat as a second consecutive year of unusually dry and warm weather has left swaths of forest dead or dying, fueling fears that the woods which inspired many a Grimms’ fairytale could be heading for an unhappy end...
06:16, 08/10/2019

Meet The Man Walking 700 Km In Reverse To Save Forests An Indonesian man is walking 700 kilometres (435 miles) from his home on a volcano in East Java to Jakarta in the hope of drawing attention to the archipelago's quickly shrinking forests -- and he is......
10:16, 08/05/2019

Opening Up the Land of Forests, Lakes and Campgrounds The national parks service and some of its provincial counterparts are offering newcomers basic knowledge about camping they likely didn’t bring with them to Canada....
20:16, 07/05/2019

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far this year destroyed swathes of German forest equiv...
07:48, 08/07/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Argentina Preserving Pristine Forests Thousands of species of animals and plants which are indigenous to a vast forest in Argentina could be saved thanks to a partnership between the United Nations and the South American country.  ...
13:32, 08/22/2019

As Bolivian forests burn, Evo's bet on Big Farming comes under fire In the tropical Bolivian city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, a wealthy farming hub on the edge on the Amazon rainforest, President Evo Morales gathered with ranchers late last month to celebrate a maiden shipment of beef to China....
02:32, 09/09/2019

Hamburger and hot dog buns recalled over potential choking hazard The company behind several varieties of hamburger and hot dog buns has issued a voluntary recall for its products over concerns small pieces of hard plastic may have been introduced during production....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Long Island mom accused of choking her twins to death The suicidal Long Island mom accused of killing her 2-year-old twin daughters choked the life out of them, authorities revealed Wednesday as she was indicted on murder charges. Tenia Campbell, 24, of Medford pleaded not guilty during her arraignment ...
17:32, 07/10/2019

Brooklyn firefighter convicted of choking ex-girlfriend at nightclub A Brooklyn firefighter was convicted of choking his ex-girlfriend — a top FDNY lawyer — at a crowded nightclub, The Post has learned. Bridget Hamblin testified at Ernest McCoy’s criminal trial that she “feared for her life” while the hulk...
13:48, 06/29/2019

Seniors at greater risk of choking on dietary supplements (Reuters Health) - Seniors may be more likely than younger adults to choke on vitamins and dietary supplements, or to have other problems swallowing them, especially when the pills are on the larger side, a new study suggests....
19:16, 08/19/2019

Fired officer charged with shoving, choking prisoner PEVELY, Mo. (AP) — A fired suburban St. Louis police officer who is accused of shoving and choking a prisoner inside a booking area has been charged with a misdemeanor. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Jefferson County Prosecutor Trisha Stefa...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Ivy League graduate charged with choking police officer An Ivy League graduate celebrating his last day of work at Yelp reportedly choked and socked a cop when he was stopped for jaywalking in Manhattan, according to law enforcement sources and court papers. Eric Cho, 23, was walking back to his Kips Bay ...
21:16, 09/02/2019

10-month-old dies at daycare after choking on pine cone A 10-month-old boy choked to death on a pine cone at a North Carolina daycare, according to reports. Areon Ellington was dropped off at the A Hug A Day Daycare, which is run out of a home in Raleigh, on Wednesday morning by his grandmother, WRAL repo...
12:32, 05/30/2019

Three French soldiers killed by toxic fumes in Guyana illegal mine operation Three French soldiers died from toxic fumes during an operation targeting illegal gold miners in French Guyana, the defense ministry said on Thursday....
01:32, 07/18/2019

New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard fumes over having to throw to Wilson Ramos: reports New York Mets star Noah Syndergaard was reportedly “livid” he had to use Wilson Ramos as his catcher and had a meeting with several members of the organization about the issue....
19:00, 09/10/2019

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's new forests minister....
23:00, 06/11/2019

AI helps drones navigate forests and other ‘cluttered’ environments In a newly-published paper, researchers propose an AI framework that guides drones through cluttered environments that they've never seen before.Read More...
15:16, 06/24/2019

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon forest and other biomes has failed, as Congress will not vote into law a decree that weakened existin...
20:00, 05/29/2019

13 photos that show how humans have changed the world's forests Andre Penner, File/AP Illegal logging and mining in the Amazon rain forest cause drastic levels of deforestation. Disappearing forests push endangered wildlife into populated areas. Deliberately burning forests to develop the land can cause heavy ai...
13:00, 08/29/2019

NSW remaps old-growth forests to open up reserves to logging Exclusive: ‘Sneaky’ rezoning exercise now under way to address timber shortfall The New South Wales government is considering reclassifying old-growth forest to open up some protected reserves in the state’s north-east to the timber industry.The Natu...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Amazon Forests Vanish at Breakneck Speed. It’s Not Just in Brazil. Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integration can drive deforestation....
00:32, 08/31/2019

Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spectacular light shows created by a rare species of firefly that can synchronize its flashes....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Germany's forests on the verge of collapse, experts report Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018 as a result of drought, winter storms and bark beetle plagues....
07:48, 07/20/2019

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations Forum on Forests wrapping up on Friday in New York, we delve deeper into the subject, a...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, the state Antara news agency reported....
10:48, 09/11/2019

Grand Bahama forests unrecognizable after Hurricane Dorian Before Hurricane Dorian, Grand Bahama was a vibrant tropical island filled with life, but in the week since the devastating storm, the island no longer resembles its lush former self....
07:16, 09/11/2019

Maryland man accused of raping, choking woman was in US illegally, report says A 26-year-old man accused of raping and attacking a woman in Maryland last week reportedly has been identified by ICE as a Honduran national who has been in the U.S. illegally....
15:32, 08/21/2019

Dr. Heimlich’s son doubts effectiveness of famous anti-choking maneuver Peter Heimlich, son of the late doctor known for the Heimlich maneuver, believes the method that's credited with saving thousands of lives may not be the most effective way to save someone from choking....
07:32, 05/03/2019

Chick-fil-A worker leaps through drive-thru window to save choking boy One Chick-fil-A employee in Georgia said he’s feeling like a “hero” after leaping through a drive-thru window to save a young boy from choking. On Wednesday, Logan Simmons was working the drive-thru of the chicken-centric chain’s Stonebridge Village ...
12:32, 06/28/2019

Report: Nets' Rodions Kurucs Arrested For Choking Ex-Girlfriend Brooklyn Nets forward Rodions Kurucs was arrested on Tuesday and charged in Brooklyn Criminal Court with attacking his then-girlfriend earlier this summer, per the New York Daily News....
02:48, 09/04/2019

Ocasio-Cortez confronts McConnell over photo of men choking cutout of her Young men in ‘Team Mitch’ shirts groped and choked cutoutOcasio-Cortez: ‘Is this the standard culture of #TeamMitch?’Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has condemned Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell after a picture on social media showed seven men in “Te...
20:16, 08/06/2019

NYPD cops rescue choking woman in Midtown Manhattan Two NYPD cops saved the life of a woman who was choking on a Manhattan sidewalk Sunday morning, the NYPD tweeted. A 58-year-old woman who was choking on some food approached police officer Patrick Plunkett outside the Strategic Response Group 1 stati...
15:48, 07/07/2019

Choking back tears, Britain's May says goodbye to Downing Street British Prime Minister Theresa May was barely able to finish her resignation speech on Friday, her voice breaking as she fought back tears when describing her "enduring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country I love"....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Contigo recalls millions of water bottles due to choking hazard Millions of Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles were recalled Tuesday as its silicone spout can become detached, posing a choking hazard to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said....
00:00, 08/28/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Responds To The Men "Choking" And "Groping" A Cardboard Cut-Out Of Her “Are you paying for young men to practice groping and choking members of Congress with your payroll?” the Congresswoman tweeted to Republican senator Mitch McConnell...
09:48, 08/07/2019

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem....
07:16, 08/07/2019

Geraldo Rivera’s son sentenced to time served for choking ex-girlfriend The son of Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera was sentenced Wednesday to time served for choking and biting his ex-girlfriend during two separate spats inside his Washington Heights apartment. Cruz Rivera, 31, wearing a navy suit, appeared in Manhat...
10:48, 07/10/2019

Shocking video shows NJ cops punching, choking man on the ground Shocking video shows New Jersey cops pinning a teenager down to the ground as they repeatedly punch and choke him during an arrest. Cellphone footage shared on social media shows the violent arrest of 19-year-old Cyprian Luke on an outstanding warran...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Djokovic fumes over 'hurricane conditions' as Thiem reaches French Open final – video Novak Djokovic's 26-match grand slam winning streak ended after Dominic Thiem beat the world No 1 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in a wind-whipped and rain-interrupted match that spanned more than four hours over two days. Djokovic called conditions 'one of...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Man Utd youngster Daniel James is the biggest leader! Gary Neville fumes over penalty confusion Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville is concerned by the lack of leaders in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's young team after they squandered two points in Monday's 1-1 draw with Wolves....
05:32, 08/20/2019

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
10:48, 07/29/2019

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized went missing....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Under Brazil’s Far Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
00:16, 07/28/2019

Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests About 450 overseas pests have been introduced to US forests, a climate crisis resource, due to international trade and travelAbout 40% of all forests across the US are at risk of being ravaged by an army of harmful pests, undermining a crucial resour...
04:00, 08/13/2019

Invasive Pests Are Devastating American Forests at an Alarming Rate New findings show that invasive species are wiping out trees across the U.S., devastating forests and their ability to store carbon. That’s particularly bad news in light of the worsening climate crisis.Read more......
16:00, 08/15/2019

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation....
10:00, 04/28/2019

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
21:48, 08/06/2019

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
12:48, 05/22/2019

‘At risk’ Mediterranean forests make ‘vital contributions’ to development Between 2010 and 2015, forests around the Mediterranean have expanded by two per cent, but that has come at the price of significant degradation and increasing vulnerability to climate change, population pressures, wildfires and water scarcity, warne...
14:00, 04/28/2019

Orangutan numbers drop as much as 30% in Malaysian palm oil estate forests - WWF Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the overall population of the species in the area is stable, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....
05:00, 06/20/2019

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival....
15:48, 07/05/2019

Thirsting, ill and ablaze, Germany's forests in critical state, minister says Forest fires, drought and insect infestations have left Germany's forests in a critical state, agriculture minister Julia Kloeckner said after forest owners demanded 2.3 billion euros in emergency aid to tackle the crisis....
04:32, 08/30/2019

Quick-thinking police officers save life of choking baby WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Two Rhode Island police officers are being praised for their quick actions that saved the life of a choking baby. Warwick Police Officers Brian Holleran and Anthony D’Abrosca were responding to another call in the Kohl̵...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Millions of Contigo kids’ water bottles recalled for choking hazard Millions of kids’ water bottles have been recalled over choking concerns, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Tuesday. Contigo cleanable kids’ water bottles were yanked from shelves after the company received 149 reports of the cle...
16:00, 08/27/2019

Teen critically injured while playing 'choking game' donates organs, mom says The family of an Indiana teen who was critically injured while allegedly attempting a “choking challenge” he saw online said that he donated his organs on Monday afternoon....
10:16, 05/07/2019

Shocking video shows robber choking bodega worker until he passes out Startling footage shows a man calmly choking a stranger until he goes limp during a robbery at a Queens bodega, authorities said. The man barged into the store on 63rd Road near 99th Street in Rego Park shortly before 7:22 a.m. June 15 and immediatel...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Spirit Airline flight forced to land after fumes detected on board; one person taken to hospital, officials say One person was sent to the hospital after a Spirit Airlines flight headed to Denver was forced to land Friday when people on board reported “fumes in the cockpit and cabin,” officials said....
18:16, 05/03/2019

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
12:00, 08/25/2019

Restoring forests in Mali: Tree stumps could be the solution to disappearing woodlands As people fell trees to get wood for cooking, Mali's trees are disappearing at rapid speed. A reforestation expert who has been dubbed 'the forest maker' is working with farmers to restore the country's woodlands....
04:48, 05/29/2019

French forests scarred as heatwaves bring bark beetle infestation Long spells of hot, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining conifer forests and causing timber prices to plummet as forestry firms fell trees before they are damaged....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Sweet talk and laughter — German sayings involving forests and trees Germans are known for their love of forests, and celebrate Arbor Day annually. They also have a host of wonderful sayings and phrases revolving around forests and trees, with one that involves shouting into the woods....
11:48, 05/01/2019

AOC rips McConnell over pic of young men in ‘Team Mitch’ shirts ‘groping & choking’ cutout of her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night after a photo surfaced on social media, showing a group of young men “groping and choking” a cardboard cutout of the freshman congresswoman — ...
20:48, 08/05/2019

Heroic Chick-fil-A worker leaps through drive-thru window to save a choking child Logan Simmons, a 19-year-old Chick-fil-A manager, jumped out the drive-thru window after spotting a 6-year-old boy being choked by his seat belt.        ...
13:00, 06/30/2019

Private school owner accused of beating, choking students pleads guilty The founder of a private school in Georgia pleaded guilty this week to first-degree child cruelty after being accused of choking and beating eight students — sometimes with a yardstick. Linda Terrell McLean, who owns Favor Christian Academy in ...
13:00, 09/12/2019

Disney recalls Forky toy due to choking hazard, elegantly setting up the plot of Toy Story 5 The Toy Story movies have covered pretty much every aspect of a toy’s life, from getting replaced by a superior spaceman toy, getting stolen by a creepy toy collector, getting terrorized by an evil bear and nearly incinerated, and then passing on you...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coastal ecosystem — and help fishermen in the process....
05:32, 06/04/2019

Climate change to blame as bark beetles ravage central Europe's forests Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe's spruce forests which define the region's landscape....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Useless Republican Group Killing Untold Forests Handing Out the Mueller Report Given the reaction to Robert Mueller’s press conference on Wednesday, it shouldn’t exactly come as a surprise that most members of Congress have not read the former special counsel’s report. That’s not for a lack of access, however; you can download ...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game [Updates] A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
02:32, 08/15/2019

Dead mangrove forests in northern Australia found to emit more methane than live trees Emissions from dead trees were eight times higher than those from the healthy treesMangrove forests that died along a 1,000km stretch of coastline in northern Australia have been emitting methane at rates eight times higher than live trees, according...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono dies at age 66 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono has died in Singapore. She was 66. Singapore’s Foreign Ministry in a statement of condolences says Yudhoyono passed away on Saturday morning. She was the wife of IndonesiaR...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Former Indonesian President Habibie dies at age 83 Former Indonesian President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, who allowed democratic reforms and an independence referendum for East Timor following the ouster of the dictator Suharto, has died at age 83...
05:48, 09/11/2019

More than 270 workers dead after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said....
19:32, 04/28/2019

| Former Indonesian president Habibie dies at 83 Former Indonesian president B.J. Habibie, who ushered in an era of democratic reforms after the downfall of long-time dictator Suharto, died on Wednesday at the age of 83 in Jakarta, his family and officials said....
14:48, 09/11/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; efforts to tackle road safety; a new intergenerational campaign for the realization of women’s rights; an...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Indonesian volcano erupts near third-biggest city A volcano erupted near Indonesia's third-biggest city of Bandung on Friday, sending ash several hundred meters into the air and triggering warnings for people to stay away....
14:48, 07/26/2019

B.J. Habibie, reformist Indonesian president, dies at 83 Mr. Habibie’s unpopular presidency was the shortest in modern Indonesia’s history but was transformative in the wake of dictator Suharto’s departure....
12:49, 09/11/2019

Indonesian walks 700-km backwards to highlight deforestation An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world....
02:48, 08/05/2019

Nickel Jumps on Indonesian Export Ban Report Nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange notched their highest close in over a year, surging more than 7% on media reports about a ban on ore exports in Indonesia....
14:48, 08/08/2019

Indonesian president sued over worsening air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world’s most congested cities....
11:48, 07/04/2019

Underage fighters are drawn into Indonesian conflict JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent, highlighting how Indonesia’s heavy-handed attempts to...
00:16, 06/23/2019

Indonesian planters see drought hitting palm oil output Leading palm oil players in Indonesia see production growth being hit in the short to medium term, as the world's top grower of the edible oil faces drought across major planting regions that is expected to delay fruit ripening and lower output....
01:48, 08/20/2019

Instagram pond with $1 entrance fee saved an Indonesian village Social media can destroy tourist attractions. But sometimes Instagram’s power can be used for good. It can even save a village. Fifteen years ago, the small Indonesian village of Ponggok could barely sustain itself. According to the South China Morni...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday after the release of official election results. Nationa...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Protests of Indonesian Election Results Turn Deadly Authorities blocked social media and arrested hundreds of rioters as they struggled to contain deadly protests of a vote count confirming the re-election of President Joko Widodo, whose challenger called the results fraudulent....
12:16, 05/22/2019

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election has filed a challenge against the result in the country’s top court just days after seven people died during rioting by his supporters in the capital...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Protesters, police clash in Indonesian capital after election The protesters tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency late Tuesday and clashes have continued since then....
23:16, 05/21/2019

Indonesian police fire tear gas to disperse protesters Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirmed President Joko Widodo's re-election, a Reuters witness said....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Flooding, landslides kill at least 17, displace 12,000 on Indonesian island At least 17 people were dead, nine were missing and thousands were displaced due to floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said....
04:00, 04/29/2019

More Than 100 Inmates Flew Indonesian Jail On Sumatra Island More than 100 inmates escaped from an Indonesian jail on Sumatra island on Saturday, police said, in the latest breakout to hit the country's creaking prison system....
09:00, 05/11/2019

Indonesian president to move ahead with relocating capital Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said Monday that he will move ahead with plans to relocate the country's capital out of crowded Jakarta and off Java island....
07:48, 04/29/2019

Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Sending Smoke, Ash More Than 6,000 Feet In Air An Indonesian volcano erupted Tuesday, sending a massive column of ash and smoke 2,000 metres (6,500 feet) into the air, coating local villages in debris....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo: We are a tolerant nation In his first international television interview since being re-elected in May, Indonesian President Joko Widodo denied being concerned about the rise of fundamentalism in his country, saying that the Islam practiced there is tolerant and progressive....
08:48, 07/29/2019

More than 270 poll workers dead from overwork after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Indonesian court sentences Frenchman to death for drugs An Indonesian court has sentenced a Frenchman to death for smuggling 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) of drugs in a suitcase to the tourist island of Lombok....
06:16, 05/20/2019

Indonesian president sued over congested capital's air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world's most congested cities....
13:48, 07/04/2019

Underage fighters drawn into Indonesian separatist conflict The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent, highlighting how a new generation of fighters is emerging...
17:48, 06/23/2019

At Least 10 Dead, Thousands Displaced After Severe Indonesian Floods At least 10 people are dead and eight are missing after days of heavy rain-triggered floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, authorities said Sunday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Former Indonesian President B.J. Habibie lies in state in Jakarta The state funeral of Indonesia's former President B.J. Habibie on Thursday drew thousands of mourners to Jakarta and was officiated by current President Joko Widodo....
18:32, 09/12/2019

Indonesian earthquake measuring 7.3 damages homes, causes mass exodus Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific ``Ring of Fire.'' A powerful Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 killed a total of 230,000 people in a dozen coun...
08:48, 07/14/2019

Indonesian firm cancels Chinese loan for its Trump project U.S. President Donald Trump’s son and his Indonesian business partner say a theme park that also features a Trump hotel and condos will no longer have Chinese financing...
03:33, 08/13/2019

Sustainable wood group sanctions Korean-Indonesian company The main global organization for certifying sustainable wood says it’s requiring changes from one of its members that destroyed tropical forests in easternmost Indonesia...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Undersea earthquake strikes Indonesian tourist island Bali An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
22:16, 07/15/2019

Suspected Indonesian militant wounded in failed suicide bombing An Indonesian militant suspected of being influenced by Islamic State was seriously wounded when he tried to blow himself up in a suicide attack outside a police station, authorities said on Tuesday....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra: USGS A magnitude 6.2 quake struck southwest of the Indonesian city of Sibolga on the island of Sumatra on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage....
04:16, 06/03/2019

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusations sparked deadly riots in Jakarta after Widodo's victory in May....
14:48, 06/27/2019

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty. The Supreme Court last week jailed Baiq Nuril Maknun, a former teacher from the...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Indonesian police arrest leader of network with al-Qaeda ties Indonesian police have arrested the leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah militant network linked to al-Qaeda, authorities said on Tuesday, on suspicion of recruiting members and sending them to Syria to train with extremist groups....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Blast at Indonesian police warehouse holding World War Two munitions An explosion went off on Saturday in an Indonesian police evidence warehouse containing munitions dating from World War Two, injuring one officer and prompting the evacuation of nearby residents, police said....
01:01, 09/14/2019

Indonesian Woman Records Lewd Calls From Boss, But She's Going To Jail Nuril Maknun was tired of getting lewd phone calls from her boss, who she alleged repeatedly shared explicit details of his sexual encounters with her and demanded she engage in an affair. So she......
16:48, 07/05/2019

Indonesian police shoot suspected militant after officer slashed A suspected Islamic militant has launched an attack on an Indonesian police station in the country's second-biggest city, slashing one officer with a sickle, before being shot and taken into custody, police officials said on Sunday....
04:32, 08/18/2019

Indonesian suspects detail alleged plot to kill top officials Indonesian police on Tuesday aired video testimony from three suspects who alleged a retired soldier backing the political opposition had offered them money and, in one case, a family vacation to join a plot to kill government officials.Last month, p...
06:48, 06/11/2019

Loser in Indonesian Presidential Election Challenges Result in Court Prabowo Subianto, the losing candidate in last month’s Indonesian election, has filed a legal challenge over the results, in what likely will be his last chance to win the presidency after several unsuccessful campaigns....
15:48, 05/24/2019

Six killed as Indonesian forces fire on Papua protesters: resident Security forces opened fire on protesters in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua on Wednesday, killing six people in a clash at a government office in the Deiyai region, a resident and a website citing a separatist group said....
05:32, 08/28/2019

Indonesian protesters disperse after second night of post-election unrest Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry about the outcome of last month's election, which handed President Joko Widodo a second term....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Jakarta riots: Indonesian president says he will not tolerate threats to unity Second night of violence after six people died in clashes that flared after official election results gave Joko Widodo victoryPolitical tension over disputed election results spilled into angry clashes for a second consecutive night in the Indonesian...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting on Monday, to cover damage they say they suffered after Australia's worst oil spill....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Indonesian police beef up security ahead of election results Indonesia is deploying 32,000 security personnel in the capital, Jakarta, after warnings of a possible militant attack during the official announcement of presidential election results next week...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Indonesian rallies were coordinated to cause chaos, says president's chief of staff Indonesian authorities believe different groups coordinated plans to exploit political rallies last week to cause chaos, which included a bid to create "martyrs" by shooting protesters, President Joko Widodo's chief of staff said....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader Indonesia's Election Commission says the official count from last month's presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the vote, securing him a second term....
20:16, 05/20/2019

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been re-elected, a police spokesman said on Wednesday....
21:48, 05/21/2019

Joko Widodo Wins Indonesian Presidency by a Wide Margin Indonesia’s president won re-election by an 11-point margin in an official vote count released as security was tightened in the capital because his opponent’s supporters were gathering to protest the results....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Suspected Indonesian Rioters "Pledged Support" For ISIS: Report Two men detained by Indonesian police for rioting this week were part of a group that had pledged support to the ISIS militant group and intended to carry out jihad, or holy war, police said on......
03:32, 05/23/2019

Indonesian Woman Jailed For Reporting Harassment From Boss, Pardoned Indonesia's parliament approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage victims of......
00:32, 07/25/2019

Rescuers confirm three killed, 300 evacuated after Indonesian ferry fire Indonesian rescuers found three people dead and evacuated 300 from the blazing wreckage of a ferry off the coast of Java island, an official said on Saturday, significantly more than were originally said to have been on board the vessel....
02:32, 08/24/2019

4 dead, 200 homes damaged, after 6.8 magnitude quake strikes Indonesian coast Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific "Ring of Fire.''...
13:16, 08/03/2019

Amazon Holds Talks With Indonesian Ride-Hailing Startup Gojek Amazon and Indonesian ride-hailing startup Gojek have held preliminary talks on a partnership, which could expand the online retail giant's services into a populous new market....
04:32, 08/28/2019

Suspected Indonesian rioters 'pledged support' for Islamic State: police Two men detained by Indonesian police for rioting this week were part of a group that had pledged support to the Islamic State militant group and intended to carry out jihad, or holy war, police said on Thursday....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Indonesian president plans to move capital city: planning minister Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to move the capital of Southeast Asia's largest economy away from the crowded main island of Java, the planning minister said on Monday....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Indonesian president tells cities to build waste-to-energy plants Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country's growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published on the cabinet secretary's website on Tuesday....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Indonesian police investigate palm oil companies over forest fires: ministry Indonesian police are investigating three palm oil companies on suspicion of starting fires on Borneo island, where environmentalists say extensive deforestation has occurred to make way for plantations, a government ministry said....
06:32, 08/29/2019

Indonesian president warns of long dry season, potential forest fires Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered ministers and regional heads to take anticipative steps to mitigate risks of crop failure and forest fire due to the El Nino dry weather phenomenon this year....
23:00, 07/15/2019

Indonesian woman tried in killing of Kim Jong Un's half-brother released from prison The case into the killing of the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader is likely closed after a Vietnamese woman tried in the case was released from a Malaysian prison on Friday and is back in her native country....
09:00, 05/03/2019

Pegatron reportedly plans Indonesian iPad and MacBook assembly in June One of Apple's key contract manfacturers is said to be moving tablet and laptop production from China to Indonesia, helping Apple avoid U.S. tariffs.Read More...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrifi...
20:48, 07/17/2019

Boeing waited until after Indonesian plane crash to inform FAA of 737 Max safety review Soon after it started delivering 737 MAX jets in 2017, Boeing found that one of its suppliers had delivered flight control software without a safety feature. It convened an internal committee to investigate the issue but didn't tell regulators until ...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007.        ...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Contigo recalls 5.7 million kids water bottles because of 'potential choking hazard' Contigo is recalling the lids on 5.7 million of its Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles sold at Target, Walmart and Costco because of a choking risk.       ...
13:32, 08/27/2019

Entenmann’s Little Bites cookies recalled in 36 states for 'choking hazard' from plastic Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies are being recalled because there may be blue plastic pieces in the packs of mini chocolate chip cookies.       ...
20:48, 08/02/2019

Trump quietly sells Beverly Hills mansion to Indonesian business partner In a somewhat surprising move, President Donald Trump has sold his longtime Beverly Hills estate, reportedly his last remaining West Coast residential outpost, for $13.5 million in a hush-hush deal that closed off-market. That transaction price is ne...
03:48, 06/20/2019

METALS-Shanghai nickel hits 10-1/2-month high on Indonesian supply concerns Shanghai nickel prices on Monday surged to their highest in more than 10 months, tracking an overnight rally in London, on concerns that top producer Indonesia will resume an export ban on ore in 2022....
20:00, 07/14/2019

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
02:16, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Grab in talks to merge Indonesian payment firms to overtake Gojek - sources SoftBank-backed ride hailer Grab is in talks to merge OVO, an Indonesian digital payments firm in which it owns shares, with an Ant Financial-backed local peer to build heft and power ahead of archrival Gojek, people familiar with the matter said....
02:16, 09/11/2019

UN chief expresses solidarity with Indonesian authorities after flash floods kill dozens in Papua More than 70 have died and dozens are missing in Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, which was hit by flash floods and landslides on Sunday, and more than 4,000 have reportedly been displaced....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Stomach burning: What to know There are many possible causes of stomach burning, including indigestion, ulcers, and food intolerances. Learn more about the causes and treatments of stomach burning here....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Why the Amazon Is Burning The number of fires raging in the Amazon rainforest this month is the highest in a decade, putting the environmental policies of Brazil’s president in the global spotlight....
09:00, 08/28/2019

New England Is Burning Up As Democratic presidential candidates continue to debate endlessly whether or not the threat of climate change is worth potentially losing a few voters, there’s this news out of New England: Boston, Hartford, CT, Portland, ME, and Manchester, NH all ...
18:48, 07/31/2019

Top court rules against challenge to Indonesian election result, paving way for Joko Widodo’s second term as president JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Top court rules against challenge to Indonesian election result, paving way for Joko Widodo’s second term as president....
09:00, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Rights group, journalists press Indonesian government to lift internet curb in restive Papua Rights group and journalists slammed the Indonesian government's move to block internet access in its easternmost region of Papua on Friday, saying it made reporting events there difficult after violent protests during which buildings were torched....
00:00, 08/23/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Causes and treatments for a burning chest There are many causes of a burning feeling in the chest, including heartburn, injuries, panic attacks, and heart problems. Learn more about the causes and treatments here....
15:16, 09/07/2019

See What the Burning Man Festival Looks Like From Space Burning Man, the annual counter-cultural event famous for its performances, art installations and party-like atmosphere, is well underway. What started in 1986 as a small shindig in San Francisco has since escalated into a global phenomenon with tens...
18:00, 08/28/2019

Fire burning near Sonoita SONOITA- Officials with the Sonoita-Elgin Fire Department are monitoring a wildfire that promoted evacuation notices Sunday afternoon. Firefighters say the Windmill fire started near Camp Crittenden. The fire is estimated at around 60 acres. Firefigh...
19:16, 06/09/2019

Sunday Comics: Why Is Everything Burning? Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
22:32, 09/01/2019

Fat burning heart rate: Everything you need to know A person's fat burning heart rate depends on their age. Staying within this heart rate range during exercise is supposed to help people lose weight. Learn more here....
18:16, 08/09/2019

Indonesian authorities arrest suspected members of ISIS-affiliated group, thwart planned terrorist attack: report Two suspected terrorists were killed and six others were detained during weekend raids in Indonesia aimed at thwarting a potential terror attack, according to a report....
07:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Russia says at least 40 dead on burning jet MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 1:05 a.m. Russian officials have given out conflicting numbers on a fiery airline accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, but they indicate ...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Who's Burning the Amazon? Rampant Capitalism Market forces and the administration of Jair Bolsonaro are supercharging the deforestation that's imperiling the world's biggest tropical rainforest....
20:00, 08/28/2019

More people arrested than ever before at Burning Man festival Authorities arrested at least 58 people, 14 more than last year, and most of the arrests were primarily for drug possessionAuthorities arrested at least 58 people at this year’s Burning Man festival in the northern Nevada desert, 14 more than last ye...
12:16, 09/04/2019

Kentucky Derby FAQ: What's next and other burning questions Still have questions about Maximum Security's disqualification in the Kentucky Derby and wonder what happens next on the Triple Crown trail? Here's a handy guide....
18:16, 05/06/2019

Burning man OK with attendance cap; will fight searches Burning Man organizers say they won’t challenge the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s plans to cap their attendance at current levels under a new 10-year permit but they will fight any move toward federally-sanctioned screenings for weapons and drugs....
11:16, 06/29/2019

Some of Detroit’s new streetlights dimming, burning out DETROIT (AP) — Officials say some of Detroit’s new LED streetlights are prematurely dimming and burning out in parts of the city and thousands more could fail. The Detroit News reports a letter from the Public Lighting Authority...
09:48, 05/07/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere Else on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire c...
11:00, 08/31/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire c...
19:00, 08/31/2019

UK has first week without burning coal for electricity LONDON — Britain has gone a week without burning coal for electricity for the first time since the 19th century. Power operator National Grid says coal hasn’t contributed to the U.K. electricity mix since the afternoon of May 1. The landmark was reac...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Malaysia torches nearly four tonnes of ivory Malaysia on Wednesday torched nearly four tonnes of elephant tusks and ivory products as part of an effort to stop smugglers using the country as a conduit to China and elsewhere in Asia, a minister said....
02:26, 04/30/2019

Girl missing in Malaysia 'not like other teenagers' The family of a London girl missing in Malaysia has said the 15-year-old is "not like other teenagers" and does not go anywhere alone - as the search for her entered its fifth day....
12:16, 08/09/2019

Malaysia turns again to the indispensable Zeti After the challenges of Asian and global financial crises and the 1MDB scandal, Zeti Akhtar Aziz is back in the top echelons of Malaysian influence again. She tells Euromoney about her achievements as central bank governor – and what she knew and did...
10:17, 09/16/2019

Singapore banking: Inside UOB’s new era UOB is run by three generations of the Wee family, with a fourth in the wings. It is conservative, cautious and stable. But a bold new digital strategy seeks five million customers across the region. Is it coincidence that change is coming just as th...
18:48, 07/21/2019

Singapore government to run another bug bounty Its third with bug bounty platform HackerOne, the Singapore government is looking to identify potential security holes across nine online digital services as well as ICT systems with high user engagement....
02:00, 07/01/2019

The Amazon is burning. The climate is changing. And we're doing nothing to stop it Soaring in a plane above the Amazon isn't meant to sting your eyes with smoke and cause your pilot to climb frantically just to get visibility back. Yet the fires conjured what you're never meant to witness: what the end of the world looks like....
20:16, 09/04/2019

The Amazon is burning because the world eats so much meat The Amazon fires are no accident. Many of them are being set by ranchers to clear land for cattle -- a traditional practice emboldened by Brazil's pro-business president, who is backed by the country's so-called "beef caucus."...
10:32, 08/23/2019

This Crater In Middle Of A Desert Has Been Burning For Nearly 50 Years The Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan has been ominously dubbed the Door to Hell by locals. It has been burning for over 40 years in the middle of a desert....
07:32, 09/12/2019

Fire reportedly burning on Mount Lemmon TUCSON – Coronado National Forest Service crews are reporting a blaze on Mount Lemmon after smoke was spotted by members of the community Monday afternoon. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, the blaze, dubbed as the Red Ridge ...
01:48, 07/23/2019

Man saves pilot from burning plane in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – A man is being called a hero after he pulled a pilot from a fiery plane crash west of the Deer Valley Airport two days ago. Thomas Hunnicutt said he and his wife were trying to call 911, but the line was busy. The flames were s...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body....
08:48, 06/14/2019

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Reno. Burning Man ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

DJ Flume breaks silence on sex act video from Burning Man He’s back with a metaphorical booty. After days of silence, DJ Flume has publicly commented on the viral video of him performing an X-rated sex act live on stage at Burning Man 2019. “It was a joke (sorry mum),” the Australian enter...
11:16, 09/05/2019

Get wistful for the OrgyDome with these Burning Man missed connections The crowds of sweaty-pitted, shiny-shirted pyrotechnic enthusiasts who gather in the Nevada desert every year to enjoy Burning Man’s “radical self-expression,” networking opportunities, and awful toilet hygiene need love too. With all the chrome shin...
19:48, 09/06/2019

The Latest: Philadelphia refinery fire still burning PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the fire at a Philadelphia refinery complex (all times local): 10 a.m. A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia is still burning more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not d...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of St. David near Middlemarch Road and on Fort Huachuca near Laundy HIll. Both fires are producing heav...
19:48, 07/14/2019

Man found dead at Burning Man under suspicious circumstances A New Zealand man attending Burning Man was found dead at the Nevada festival under suspicious circumstances, authorities said. Shane Billingham, 33, was found unresponsive in his vehicle around 6:30 p.m. Thursday at his campsite in the Black Rock De...
11:32, 09/01/2019

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Green Valley Fire Department, the fire is currently burning eight to 10 acres of dry grass and smal...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Babies and diapers are replacing sex and drugs at Burning Man When Bianca Snyder gave birth to her son, Tage, she and her husband, Tad, didn’t think twice about bringing him to Burning Man. “Our son is such an extension of our life, and Burning Man is a part of our life year-round,” says Snyder, a d...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Standoff under way with gunman near burning LA-area home SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have a surrounded a burning Los Angeles-area home where a gunman earlier fired at police. Nobody has been hurt but the hours-long standoff continues in San Gabriel. Nearby Interstate 10 freeway has been shut dow...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Bavaria honors boy for rescuing sister from burning car 10-year-old Kenan Buyukhan has become the youngest-ever recipient of Bavaria's St. Christopher Medal. The Nuremberg boy risked his life to pull his younger sister from a burning car....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Will 'Alienstock' at Area 51 be the new Burning Man – or the next Fyre Festival? Conspiracy theorists, shitposters and EDM enthusiasts plan to descend on rural Nevada and locals are worriedOn 27 June, Matty Roberts, a 20-year-old college student and video game enthusiast, created a Facebook page as a joke: Storm Area 51, They Can...
09:32, 08/22/2019

The Amazon is burning and smoke from the fires can be seen from space Smoke from record wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest blanketed São Paulo on Monday and could be seen from space.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Amazon rainforest burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change....
11:32, 08/21/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning teenager alive Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Malaysia detains 4 men accused of planning attacks Malaysian police say they have detained four men who were planning to assassinate "'high-profile targets" and bomb places of worship and entertainment centers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan....
05:32, 05/13/2019

Last surviving Sumatran rhinoceros dies in Malaysia Tam was Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros. Today, the 35-year-old died surrounded by his caretakers and vets at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary that had been struggling to save his species....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Malaysia’s Last Known Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died The last known male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died following a months-long battle with worsening health, National Geographic reports. The death poses a further threat to the critically endangered species of which fewer than 80 remain in the worl...
01:48, 05/28/2019

UN envoy challenges Malaysia’s claim to have low poverty A U.N. special rapporteur has challenged Malaysia’s claim to have nearly ended poverty, saying there was “significant poverty” with an estimated one in six people in the Southeast Asian country considered poor...
22:32, 08/22/2019

Malaysia's badminton king Lee Chong Wei retires Malaysia's badminton king Lee Chong Wei, a three-time Olympic silver medalist and former world number one, announced his retirement on Thursday, as prolonged health issues after battling cancer dashed his hopes of a comeback....
09:32, 06/13/2019

Malaysia's 93-year-old leader on when he will step down: 'I will not go beyond three years' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's seeming refusal to commit to a clear timeline to step down raised concerns about the stability of his government....
22:16, 06/23/2019

Four foreigners detained for militant links in Malaysia Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday....
05:32, 07/09/2019

Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it to there, said its environment minister on Tuesday. “Developed countries must be responsible in what they send out,” Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia’s minister o...
04:00, 05/22/2019

UN envoy challenges Malaysia’s claim to near zero poverty A U.N. special rapporteur has challenged Malaysia’s claim to have nearly ended poverty, saying an estimated one in six people in the Southeast Asian country are still considered poor...
00:32, 08/24/2019

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies Only one female of the critically endangered species remains in the country Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino has died, wildlife officials have said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically endangered spec...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from. Malaysia became the world's main destination for plastic ...
18:48, 05/29/2019

| Mugabe still in Singapore hospital where he has been since April Zimbabwe's ex-leader Robert Mugabe remains hopsitalised in Singapore where he has been receiving medical care for four months, his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa says....
14:16, 08/05/2019

Singapore: From Pessimistic to "Crazy Rich" Singapore is a wealthy, global financial center. Even so, consumer confidence in the city-state has taken big dips at times. Here's how to put these dips into a useful, investment-focused perspective....
06:16, 05/01/2019

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law that "criminalizes free speech," according to international activists. People found guilty of spreading fake news could now spend up to 10 years in prison....
01:32, 05/09/2019

We went inside Singapore airport's new 'Jewel.' Here's what we saw Singapore's Changi Airport has been ranked the world's best for seven years in a row, but it isn't resting on its laurels, with the opening of a new $1.3 billion hub....
12:32, 04/28/2019

Cambodia's Hun Sen says Singapore supported genocide Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has accused Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of supporting genocide because of comments Lee made about Vietnam's 1978 invasion of Cambodia which ended Pol Pot's genocidal "killing fields" regime....
04:16, 06/07/2019

Lightning-caused fire burning 40 acres near I-10, Dragoon TUCSON – Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is battling a fire burning 40 acres of land near Dragoon after the fire ignited sometime Wednesday. According to officials, the fire is located near Interstate 10 and Dragoon Road 12 m...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Museum Fire burning in northern Arizona now 46% contained Museum Fire near Flagstaff, Ariz. Courtesy: Coconino County Twitter FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the Museum Fire burning in a northern Arizona mountain pass is close to being halfway contained. The fire is up to 46% contained Sunday from 3...
16:16, 07/28/2019

Homeless man charged with killing, burning a Westchester family’s dog A homeless Westchester County man beat and stabbed a family dog to death — and then tried to burn the carcass in a backyard fire pit, prosecutors said. Ian De Los Reyes, 33, was arraigned Monday for last month’s gruesome slaughter of the ...
14:00, 08/13/2019

A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest The Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of forest fires this year, according to Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, a space research center. The INPE detects and tracks fires through satellites — in other words, the...
16:32, 08/21/2019

Bourbon warehouse burning at Jim Beam facility in Kentucky A Jim Beam warehouse filled with about 40,000 bourbon barrels in Woodford County remains on fire Wednesday, according to officials.       ...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Small fire still burning at site of oil refinery explosions PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a very small fire continues to burn at a Philadelphia refinery following explosions and a pre-dawn blaze that shook homes and caused some minor injuries. Philadelphia Energy Solutions said Saturday that workers are t...
07:16, 06/22/2019

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
17:48, 05/29/2019

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Takes on ‘New Faces With a Hole Burning Through ‘Em’ PAC I’m no Chris Cuomo fan, but he has appropriately embarrassed the creator of the New Faces GOP PAC, Elizabeth Heng, the woman behind that contemptible TV ad depicting a burning photo of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comparing socialism to the nigh...
15:32, 09/14/2019

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plastic bottle which he believes was an explosive device detonated in the night to start the fire....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
17:32, 07/04/2019

3-year-old dies after found in chained-shut burning car in NY NEW YORK (WNBC) – A 3-year-old girl died after being found in a burning car in Queens that had its doors chained shut from the inside, law enforcement sources familiar with the case tell News 4. A gas can sat near the charred vehicle, footage f...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Five burning questions for USA Basketball as the FIBA World Cup gets underway To claim gold, Coach Gregg Popovich's undermanned team must overcome a shortage of play-makers, a demanding schedule and superstar opponents like Giannis Antetokounmpo....
09:00, 08/31/2019

Man, 49, arrested after body of Dallas woman, 22, found in burning SUV A 49-year-old Texas man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in her burning SUV, according to Dallas police....
19:00, 08/22/2019

Five children die, two teens escape from burning Pennsylvania house Five children died and other people were rescued from an early-morning fire at a home that operated as a daycare center in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, officials and news media reported....
16:00, 08/12/2019

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change....
09:32, 08/21/2019

At least 13 dead as burning plane makes emergency landing At least 13 people, including two children, have died after a fire on board a Russian passenger plane forced it to make an emergency landing in Moscow, the country's investigative committee has said....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Amazon fires spur Brazil to ban most burning for 60 days Devastating fires that have scorched parts of the Amazon region and fueled global outrage have spurred Brazil's government to ban most legal fires for land-clearing for at least 60 days....
04:00, 08/30/2019

Burning Propane Tank in Pickup Explodes in Drive Thru A leaking propane tank in a pickup truck going through the drive thru of a Burger King in Beebe, Arkansas exploded into a massive fireball, and if there’s one thing it teaches us, it’s that a propane tank on fire is surely going to have it its way....
08:16, 05/02/2019

FDA Approves a Cigarette Alternative That Heats Tobacco Without Burning It (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials will allow Philip Morris International to sell a cigarette alternative that heats tobacco without burning it. But the Food and Drug Administration has not yet decided whether to allow the device, iQOS (EYE-k...
15:32, 04/30/2019

Ask TechRadar your burning Back to School questions in our Twitter AMA If you've got questions heading into this year's Back to School season, we want to be here to help. That's why we're running an Ask Me Anything question and answer session on Twitter this week, July 31 (10am ET/7am PT) through Aug...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
06:16, 06/16/2019

U.S. probes Deutsche Bank's dealings with Malaysia's 1MDB: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether Deutsche Bank AG violated foreign corruption or anti-money-laundering laws in its work for state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday....
21:48, 07/10/2019

Indonesia hits back at Malaysia over forest fires Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also raging in parts of Malaysia and on Malaysian-owned plantations in Indonesia....
02:16, 09/13/2019

U.S. to return $200 million in 1MDB funds to Malaysia: sources U.S. authorities will this month return $200 million stolen from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB, including money from a stake in a luxury New York hotel and from a Hollywood movie producer, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics....
09:32, 06/28/2019

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2 million) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade...
04:48, 04/30/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an airport....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Malaysia detains 4 Indians, seizes drugs, 5,255 turtles Malaysia authorities have arrested four Indians and seized more than 14 kilograms of drugs and over 5,000 turtles from their luggage at the Kuala Lumpur airport...
23:48, 06/25/2019

London teen missing in Malaysia isn’t independent: parents The parents of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a Malaysian eco-resort a week ago say she isn’t independent and has difficulty walking in new details to support their conviction that she had been abducted...
20:16, 08/09/2019

U.S. begins return of $200 million in 1MDB funds to Malaysia The U.S. government has begun returning to Malaysia some $200 million recovered from asset seizures linked to state fund 1MDB, with about a quarter of the amount already repatriated, the two countries said on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Malaysia to take action against school over 'anti-palm oil propaganda' Malaysia will take action against an international school for spreading "anti-palm oil propaganda", the education ministry said on Wednesday, in a sign of Kuala Lumpur's aggressive efforts to defend a big agricultural export....
04:16, 07/03/2019

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s central bank has cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years to help support growth and counter risks from a global slowdown, trade tensions and extended weakness in commodity prices. Ban...
03:16, 05/07/2019

Malaysia’s 2 top opposition Malay parties forge alliance Two major opposition parties in Malaysia have forged a political alliance to consolidate support from the country’s majority ethnic Malay Muslims, a move that could threaten Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s government in the next general elections...
02:32, 09/14/2019

Malaysia takes aim at school over ‘anti-palm oil propaganda’ KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia will take action against an international school for spreading “anti-palm oil propaganda”, the education ministry said on Wednesday, in a sign of Kuala Lumpur’s aggressive efforts to defend a big agricultural export. Mal...
16:32, 07/03/2019

99 Couples In Malaysia Get Married During Mass Wedding Ceremony Ninety-nine couples tied the knot in a mass wedding ceremony at a Chinese temple in Malaysia on Monday, the ninth day of the ninth month that is considered an auspicious date by ethnic Chinese....
11:32, 09/09/2019

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to battle addiction KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities as a way to battle addiction but stresses it’s not legalizing drugs. Malaysia harshly penalizes d...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Ex-Goldman exec in court in Malaysia fraud case A former Goldman Sachs executive accused in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of a Malaysian state investment fund made an initial court appearance in the U.S. His attorney says he will fight the charges. (May 6)     ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Malaysia Charges Goldman Executives Over 1MDB Scandal Malaysia filed criminal charges against 17 current and former Goldman Sachs executives over their handling of the multibillion-dollar financial scandal at 1MDB, the country’s state fund....
18:48, 08/09/2019

Malaysia's Mahathir rekindles gold standard debate The Malaysian leader has proposed a gold-pegged common trading currency for East Asia. Experts say returning to the gold standard is easier said than done, especially when the motive is more political than economic....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But ...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ‘disintegrated into confetti’: report The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was piloted by a “lonely and sad” captain who experimented with a flight profile almost identical to the aircraft’s final doomed path — one that left a slim chance of finding remains ...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Four arrested in Malaysia suspected of plotting Ramadan attacks Malaysian police have detained four men suspected of plotting a wave of killings and attacks in and around the capital during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police said on Monday....
04:00, 05/13/2019

'Very vulnerable' London girl, 15, feared abducted in Malaysia Police in Malaysia are treating the disappearance of a "very vulnerable" 15-year-old London girl as an abduction and a missing person case, a charity has said....
01:16, 08/05/2019

Teenage girl kills herself 'after Instagram poll' in Malaysia Police investigating after she asked her followers to choose death or life and 69% voted for deathA 16 year-old girl has reportedly killed herself in Malaysia, after posting a poll on her Instagram account asking followers if she should die or not, a...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Australia, Malaysia to meet over rare earths on June 20 Australian and Malaysian government officials are due to meet later this month, a state mining spokeswoman confirmed and the plan for Lynas Corp's controversial rare earths waste storage in the country is likely to be at the top of the agenda....
05:00, 06/04/2019

Malaysia uses helicopter, dogs in search for missing UK girl Police are using a helicopter and sniffer dogs in an expanded search for a 15-year-old London girl who disappeared from her bedroom at a nature resort in Malaysia, with an official saying there was no indication she was abducted....
04:48, 08/06/2019

Malaysia's poverty levels far higher than reported, U.N. expert says A U.N. human rights expert on Friday disputed Malaysia's assertion that it has nearly eliminated poverty, saying that official figures were vastly inaccurate and do not reflect realities on the ground....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Biggest 1MDB trial against Malaysia ex-PM Najib starts Prosecutors painted a picture of massive corruption and abuse of power. The second trial is the biggest out of five the former prime minister will face....
03:00, 08/28/2019

Malaysia's Mahathir says linking palm oil to deforestation 'baseless' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm oil to deforestation was "baseless, unfair and unjustified", and that the industry has grown responsibly....
04:32, 08/23/2019

Malaysia Airlines says 737 MAX jet deliveries may be delayed, eyes turnaround Malaysia Airlines is looking at its order for 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets "very carefully" in light of the global grounding and plans for the first delivery in July 2020 could be delayed, the carrier's chief executive said on Monday....
05:48, 06/03/2019

Malaysia postpones meeting with Australia on Lynas waste Malaysia's energy and environment minister has delayed a visit to Australia to discuss rare earth miner Lynas Corp's storage of radioactive waste in the Southeast Asian nation, according to a ministry spokeswoman....
00:32, 06/19/2019

Malaysia's hopes of economic revival under Mahathir fade A year ago, Malaysian land surveyor Muhammad Nur Aliff had high hopes that a shock election victory by 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad could be the catalyst for reform and revival in a country hobbled by sky-high public debt and corruption....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Malaysia PM says global garbage trade ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says the practice of advanced countries such as the U.S., Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair” and should stop. His comments in ...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies in captivity Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhinoceros has died, an official said on Monday, dashing efforts to save the critically endangered species in the country....
06:00, 05/27/2019

Malaysia rejects Russian involvement in MH17 downing KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014. Mahathir says he doesn’t think the findi...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino dies at 35 Tam was Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros. The 35-year-old died May 28, surrounded by his caretakers and vets at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary that had been struggling to save his species. “Regrettably, Tam died at mid-day, around noon,...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said on Wednesday....
02:48, 05/08/2019

Malaysia detains three accused of planning attacks, links to IS Malaysia has detained three men on suspicion of supporting the Islamic State militant group and planning attacks in Indonesia and Malaysia, police said on Thursday....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Malaysia PM says global garbage trade 'grossly unfair' The practice of advanced countries such as the U.S., Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is "grossly unfair" and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday....
05:16, 05/30/2019

Malaysia seeks forfeiture of assets seized from ex-PM Najib Malaysian prosecutors are seeking the forfeiture of millions of dollars in cash and assets seized from disgraced former prime minister Najib Razak, his family, and others, the state news agency Bernama reported on Wednesday....
20:32, 05/08/2019

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal Shook the Financial World Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was supposed to promote development. Instead, it has spurred criminal and regulatory investigations around the world that have cast an unflattering spotlight on deal-making, election spending and politica...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Gravity-defying tower opens in Singapore The newly-opened Robinson Tower in Singapore's Central Business District might baffle you at first glance: the upper section appears to float above the lower, with a leafy garden between the two....
23:48, 08/05/2019

Robert Mugabe under observation in Singapore hospital  Ex-Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is still under observation after a four-month stay in a Singapore hospital, Zimbabwe's President has announced....
13:16, 08/06/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
12:48, 05/07/2019

What's trending in travel? Singapore's pros weigh in What happens when 24 travel industry professionals sit down to lunch and delve into the top global travel trends? CNN Travel's Executive Editor, Brekke Fletcher, reveals all....
17:16, 05/20/2019

Charles Schwab to close Singapore office Discount brokerage company Charles Schwab Corp said on Thursday it will close its Singapore office, less than two years after opening it. "Charles Schwab Singapore will cease to provide services and will close its office in Singapore. We will no ...
21:16, 09/04/2019

Singapore to begin testing driverless buses Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state.       ...
21:32, 08/20/2019

Singapore government systems still weak in IT controls Auditor-General Office finds weaknesses in IT controls of several government entities including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Finance, where third-party access rights were lax and the logging and review activities of privileged users inadeq...
13:16, 07/17/2019

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
09:32, 05/30/2019

Singapore and India Share a Peace Pipe The agreement to set up a stock connect with GIFT City ends an 18-month dispute. It also highlights how China has done a better job of developing its financial markets....
06:16, 08/07/2019

James Dyson buys £43m penthouse in Singapore Purchase comes months after British inventor revealed plans to move firm to city-stateBillionaire inventor James Dyson has bought a £43m luxury penthouse, thought to be the most expensive flat in Singapore, months after the prominent Brexit supporter...
07:00, 07/12/2019

NHS offers Singapore advice on healthcare security Having gone through the mayhem of Wannacry, UK healthcare agency National Health Service underscores the importance of investing in and building up cybersecurity defences as well as ensuring the leadership team recognises the importance of security....
20:32, 04/28/2019

20 Singapore students injured in bus accident in Vietnam Official media say a van carrying 20 Singaporean students participating in a community service project has crashed into a curb in central Vietnam, injuring 12....
03:32, 05/13/2019

Is this James Dyson's second luxury property in Singapore? Weeks after paying £43m for city state’s dearest penthouse, inventor has reportedly bought £26.5m bungalow When billionaire inventor James Dyson bought Singapore’s most expensive flat for £43m earlier this month, the only thing the luxury triplex was...
10:48, 07/27/2019

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digital economy, says industry regulator, which will begin reviewing applicants in August...
11:48, 06/29/2019

Galaxy Fold to unfold in Singapore on September 18 Initially slated for launch in April, the Samsung foldable smartphone will be available in Singapore at the recommended retail price of S$3,088, with the Cosmos Black model to be launched first on September 18, followed by the Space Silver on Septemb...
07:48, 09/05/2019

Singapore advertisement sparks 'brownface' controversy An ethnically Chinese actor who allegedly darkened his skin to portray characters of different races in an advertisement has sparked a "brownface" controversy in multi-ethnic Singapore....
04:16, 07/30/2019

| Relatives fly to Singapore to bring Mugabe home Close relatives and government officials have flown out of Zimbabwe to collect the body of ex-president Robert Mugabe from Singapore where he died last week, his nephew says....
21:01, 09/09/2019

Singapore amongst currencies Facebook wants tied to Libra Social media giant has reportedly informed US government officials that the Singapore dollar, Japanese yen, and euro are amongst an initial bundle of global currencies that likely will be included in a reserve fund backing its cryptocurrency....
07:00, 09/10/2019

Spider-Man: Far From Home's Filmmakers Answer Some of Your Biggest Burning Questions Spider-Man: Far From Home doesn’t just put a period on Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it offers some tantalizing hints at the future. That meant, when we spoke to director Jon Watts and producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal about the fi...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy....
11:32, 08/21/2019

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...
05:32, 09/14/2019

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video report There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research. More than half were in the Amazon. It followed reports that farmers were ...
09:32, 08/22/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of melted plastic swirls through the air, killing everyo...
17:48, 07/07/2019

Firefighters gain containment on Verde Fire burning near Scottsdale SCOTTSDALE- The Verde Fire continues to burn in the Tonto National Forest, but as of Thursday morning the fire is now 69 percent contained. The fire has burned 2,735 acres and 104 personnel are working on containment, according to Carrie Templin, a P...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Burning Man: 58 people arrested at festival in sharp increase from last year Authorities arrested 14 more people than in 2018, and most arrests were primarily for drug possessionAuthorities arrested at least 58 people at this year’s Burning Man festival in the northern Nevada desert, 14 more than last year.One death was repor...
15:48, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong protesters use burning barricades to block airport Pro-democracy protesters set fire to barricades to block roads to Hong Kong International Airport, as an express train and some bus services to the transport hub were suspended on Sunday....
12:32, 09/01/2019

Burning Man 2019: Friends remember 33-year-old man who died at his camp A 33-year-old man died Thursday at Burning Man in the Black Rock Desert north of Reno, Nevada. His death is being investigated as suspicious.        ...
06:00, 08/31/2019

CHEAP: Fat burning festival commence! Get the Xiaomi AMAZEFIT watch for $63 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I used to often avoid any activity because of lack of motivation. However, smartwatches helped me gamify that process, and now I genuinely look forward to complet...
15:00, 08/30/2019

Blazin' Saddles: 10 burning questions following the 2019 Tour de France "After Colombia\u0027s first ever Tour de France victory, it\u0027s time to look back at the last three weeks and gauge the achievements of Egan Bernal el al. Our cycling correspondent Felix Lowe answers the questions at the tip of everyone\u0027s to...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Venezuela seeks extradition of suspect accused of burning man to death Enzo Franchini Oliveros accused over death of Orlando José Figuera, 21, who was set alight during anti-government protestsVenezuela is seeking the extradition from Spain of a man accused of burning another man to death during anti-government protests...
17:16, 07/11/2019

MLB's burning second-half questions: The return of the 60-home run season? Christian Yelich might reach the 60-HR plateau, but that is just one of the questions that'll be answered in the second half of MLB season.       ...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Brazil's Burning Ban Takes Effect As Amazon Fires Rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest....
15:00, 08/29/2019

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “we are burning up our future, literally”....
12:48, 09/09/2019

| Brazil's burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest....
14:32, 08/29/2019

Verde Fire burning northeast of Scottsdale grows in size SCOTTSDALE- Fire crews are working to put out a fire about 15 miles northeast of Scottsdale Monday. The Verde Fire grew to approximately 1,960 acres on Sunday. Public Affairs Officer Carrie Templin with the Tonto National Forest released a statement ...
00:16, 08/06/2019

When Reporting an Economics Article at Burning Man, Be Prepared for Things to Get Weird I visited the annual Nevada bacchanalia with Paul Romer, a Nobel-winning economist who has come to see it as a model for urbanization. Everything about the experience was surreal....
10:48, 09/07/2019

New Jersey man arrested for burning, suffocating girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter A New Jersey man was arrested for allegedly burning, beating, and suffocating his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, a report said. Maison Andres Torres, 25, was taken into custody last week when little Lia Merino-Rodriguez was found not breathi...
09:00, 08/26/2019

Paige Elkington, DJ Flume’s Burning Man video co-star, has gone viral before Who is the woman behind the viral mic cheek? Knoxville, Tenn., native Paige Elkington inflamed the internet this week after posting a video of her rumored boyfriend, DJ Flume, performing live oral sex on her at the 2019 Burning Man festival. “S...
13:16, 09/04/2019

Brazil Bans Burning For 2 Months In Fight Against Amazon Fire Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree Wednesday to ban burning throughout the country for two months, government sources cited in local media said, as the authorities scramble to defuse......
08:32, 08/29/2019

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, including a colorless liquid commonly secreted when t...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Custody Battle Ends With 3-Year-Old Strapped To Seat In A Burning Car Cherone Coleman was worried. In March, she had split from her fiance, Martin Pereira. Now the couple was waging war in a Queens courtroom over the custody of their 3-year-old daughter, Zoey....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis As if life was not bad enough for Adnan Kadhim - he lives in a slum where municipal authorities dump Baghdad's rubbish - now someone is setting the waste on fire, making his children sick....
18:32, 06/05/2019

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our Ame...
13:16, 06/15/2019

Wladimir Klitschko rescued from burning boat by Spanish coastguard • Chartered boat caught fire between Ibiza and Mallorca• Former boxer, family and friends rescued early Monday morningThe former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko was rescued by the Spanish coastguard after the chartered boat he was on ca...
08:00, 06/25/2019

France-U.S. showdown in Paris cauldron keeps women's World Cup burning High stakes, high heat, high turn-out and high expectations -- the U.S. women's soccer team have declared themselves ready for a high-profile women's World Cup quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Friday....
13:48, 06/27/2019

Teens save 90-year-old woman from burning Oklahoma home Four high school football players made the play of their life — saving a 90-year-old woman whose home was on fire in Oklahoma, according to new reports. Catherine Ritchie, who had lived in the same Sapulpa home for 58 years, was about to turn i...
14:48, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Burning plane lands at Moscow airport; 1 death The Latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 8:00 p.m. Russian officials say one person died and at least four were injured after a plane belonging to flagship carrier Aeroflot made an emergency landing in Mo...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Burning Aeroflot plane lands in Moscow, injuries reported MOSCOW (AP) — A plane belonging to Russian national carrier Aeroflot has landed in flames at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and unconfirmed reports say at least five people have been injured. Video on Russian news channel Rossiya-24 showed the p...
10:16, 05/05/2019

Four teens rush into burning home to save 90-year-old neighbor _____ (CNN) – Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be running into a burning house to save the life of a 90-year-old neighbor. Last month, D...
14:16, 06/09/2019

Burning cigarette may have caused Notre Dame fire: prosecutors A smoldering cigarette or an electrical malfunction could be what sparked the massive Notre Dame Cathedral fire, Paris prosecutors said on Wednesday. There’s no evidence the April 15 blaze that gutted the 850-year-old cathedral was deliberate,...
13:16, 06/26/2019

Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii Reveals Burning Bronze Age Secrets Dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii,’ Must Farm is an amazingly well-preserved Bronze Age site in Cambridgeshire, England. The 3,000-year-old site has made international archaeology news headlines time and again for fantastic discoveries. Tools, housing, and e...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
08:16, 06/13/2019

Death of toddler locked inside burning car ruled a homicide The tragic death of a 3-year-old girl who was locked inside a burning car in Queens has been ruled a homicide, police said Monday. Little Zoey Pereira was inside the 2008 Audi sedan — which was chained shut — when it went up in flames shortly before ...
12:48, 05/06/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
00:48, 05/30/2019

Queens toddler dies after being left inside burning, locked car A toddler girl died in Queens on Sunday after being left inside a locked and burning car, sources said. The three-years-old child was pried out of the backseat of the flaming Audi A6 Sedan near Baisley Boulevard and 155th Street just before 9 p.m. an...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Mom charged after allegedly murdering toddler son, dismembering and burning remains A New Jersey woman who got arrested earlier this year for killing and dismembering her toddler son — after he allegedly refused to listen to her — has finally been indicted on murder charges. Nakira M. Griner, 25, was charged Wednesday i...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck Case Wrote a Novel With 2 Burning Deaths The Salt Lake City Police Department found charred human remains in Ayoola Ajayi’s backyard. His book had been about a teenager who witnessed two fiery deaths....
09:48, 07/03/2019

Man’s arm eaten alive by aggressive bug that’s like ‘forest fire burning your skin’ When teacher Chris Gordon woke up with a warm, tennis ball-sized bump on his elbow, he went to get checked out by his doctor. At first, he was told that he might have cellulitis – a kind of inflammatory infection in the deeper layers of the skin. Bec...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia....
09:16, 06/17/2019

Malaysia: US to return $196M in 1MDB-linked seized assets KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says the U.S. will return $196 million recovered from seized assets linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund, part of which has already been repatriated. Attorney General Tommy...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Nora Quoirin: police in Malaysia treat case as possible abduction London schoolgirl found to be missing on Sunday morning while on holiday with familyThe disappearance in Malaysia of a 15-year-old London schoolgirl is now being treated by police as both an abduction and a missing person case, a charity has said.Nor...
02:48, 08/05/2019

Police worried for survival of Irish girl missing in Malaysia Police in Malaysia said they were concerned about the survival of an Irish teenager who went missing on holiday as search efforts continued into their seventh day on Saturday....
11:16, 08/10/2019

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 billion in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
23:48, 06/20/2019

Malaysia: Dutch-led MH17 probe turns Russia into scapegoat Malaysian PM Mahathir has said the MH-17 investigative panel has offered no proof that Russians were involved in the disaster. His comments are at odds with the Malaysian representative on the team....
08:32, 06/20/2019

Malaysia rejects idea of Russian involvement in MH17 downing KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014. Mahathir says he doesn’t think the findings o...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
23:16, 07/31/2019

Malaysia extradites ex-Goldman banker facing US graft charge KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s attorney general says former Goldman Sachs executive Roger Ng has been temporarily extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges linked to the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Malaysia aims to recover nearly $1 billion paid out by former 1MDB unit Malaysia is pursuing civil action to recover about 4 billion ringgit ($954.65 million) of funds disbursed by a former subsidiary of 1MDB, a now-defunct state fund under investigation for money laundering, the finance minister said on Wednesday....
19:48, 09/04/2019

Out of the jungle and into a death trap: the fate of Malaysia’s last nomadic people The Batek started to die after being forced from their land. Were they poisoned by the plantations and mines that replaced their homes? The government is in no hurry to find out…It swept over the settlement like a plague. First came a fever, then t...
20:16, 09/07/2019

Four Charged with Murder Over 2014 Downing of Malaysia Airlines Plane (NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands) — Four people, including a prominent eastern Ukrainian separatist commander, were charged with murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine that killed 298 people. A team of internat...
12:32, 06/19/2019

Malaysia complains of smog from Indonesia as forest fires flare Malaysia's science ministry will urge Indonesia to take immediate action to fight haze, it said on Friday, as Jakarta detected a spike in the number of hot spots indicating worsening forest fires across the archipelago....
05:16, 09/06/2019

Malaysia launches new car project to jumpstart high-tech growth Malaysia launched a new mass market car project on Friday, as it looks to boost development and adoption of high technology in a renewed industrial push by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad....
03:16, 08/09/2019

Four to Face Murder Charges in Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Three of those charged have ties to Russian military and intelligence agencies, and the indictment also suggests the involvement of an aide to Vladimir V. Putin....
10:00, 06/19/2019

Deflecting criticism, Malaysia's Mahathir pledges 'shared prosperity' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday vowed to boost the economy under a model of "shared prosperity" in a bid to stem criticism that his government had failed to deliver on promised reforms since taking power a year ago....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations PORT KLANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
23:16, 05/27/2019

Malaysia set to begin biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, on Monday faces the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB, although lawyers are seeking a delay to allow time for the completion of a previous trial....
02:32, 08/16/2019

Malaysia To Question Zakir Naik For Comments Against Malaysian Hindus Malaysian authorities will summon controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for questioning after he allegedly made racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation, the government said on......
04:00, 08/16/2019

Family seeks more answers to London teen’s death in Malaysia The family of a 15-year-old London teen who was found dead nine days after she disappeared from a Malaysian forest resort says they will bring her body home and hope to find answers to their many questions about her death...
06:32, 08/16/2019

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal Shook the Financial World: QuickTake Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was supposed to promote development. Instead, it has spurred criminal and regulatory investigations around the world that have cast an unflattering spotlight on deal-making, election spending and politica...
01:32, 08/28/2019

"Heartfelt Apologies": Zakir Naik After Outrage Over Remarks In Malaysia Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making comments about race in multi-ethnic Malaysia which sparked calls for his expulsion, a day after being questioned by the......
04:16, 08/20/2019

Malaysia to send up to 100 tonnes of plastic waste back to Australia Environment minister says recycling sent from Australia included plastic bottles that were ‘full of maggots’The Malaysian government will send back up to 100 tonnes of Australian plastic waste because it was too contaminated to recycle, but will not ...
02:32, 05/29/2019

Malaysia would very much like the United States to stop sending it boxes of trash If a package showed up at your doorstep containing nothing more than garbage you’d probably demand to know where it came from and, once you figured that out, would likely want to return the trash to its rightful owner. That’s exactly what...
21:32, 05/28/2019

Malaysia will send plastic waste back to rich countries PORT KLANG, Malaysia — Malaysia will send back some 3,300 tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the US, UK, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations, Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said ...
08:32, 05/28/2019

Nora Quoirin died from starvation, stress in Malaysia: autopsy SEREMBAN, Malaysia — Malaysian police said Thursday there were no signs of foul play in the death of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a nature resort, with an autopsy showing she succumbed to intestinal bleeding due to star...
08:32, 08/15/2019

Setback for EU fighter jets as Malaysia bets on palm oil barter Hamstrung by huge public debt, Malaysia is planning to use palm oil to buy military equipment, including fighter jets. European defense companies are not enthused about Kuala Lumpur's latest attempt at barter trade....
08:32, 05/29/2019

Malaysia charges 17 Goldman Sachs figures over 1MDB scandal KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia filed criminal charges Friday against 17 more current and former directors at three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB. Malaysian and...
06:16, 08/09/2019

Westlife back hunt for London teenager missing in Malaysia Westlife have given their support to the search for missing London teenager Nora Quoirin by making an appeal for help finding her during a concert in Malaysia....
06:48, 08/09/2019

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs figures in 1MDB scandal Prosecutors charged 17 current and former Goldman Sachs employees Friday with charges connected with a long-running corruption investigation into a Malaysian development firm....
14:48, 08/09/2019

Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs executives Malaysia filed criminal charges on Friday against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc following an investigation into a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal that led to the demise of state fund 1MDB....
15:16, 08/09/2019

| Malaysia foils ISIS-linked plot, seizes explosives Malaysian police say they have arrested four militants linked to the Islamic State group who were in possession of explosives and planned to attack non-Muslim places of worship....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Bangladesh police 'rescue' dozens of Rohingya being trafficked to Malaysia Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday....
01:48, 05/14/2019

Malaysia: Body found after London teen goes missing while on holiday A chief Malaysian police officer has confirmed a body was found during the hunt for teenager Nora Quoirin. Search teams on the ground cannot yet confirm the body's identity....
04:32, 08/13/2019

| WATCH | Body found in search for missing teenager in Malaysia A body has been found in the hunt for a Franco-Irish teen in Malaysia and it is likely the missing girl, a charity said, 10 days after she disappeared from a rainforest resort....
07:32, 08/13/2019

London teen's body found naked in Malaysia jungle A criminal investigation into the disappearance of Franco-Irish teen Nora Quoirin is underway, after a retrieved body was confirmed as the 15-year-old....
14:00, 08/13/2019

Drugs worth $161 million seized in Malaysia's biggest haul Malaysian authorities on Friday said they had seized nearly 3.7 tonnes of ketamine and cocaine worth about $161 million in the country's biggest drugs haul to date....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
05:48, 06/21/2019

Malaysia shuts schools after chemical pollution sickens kids KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government has shut more than 100 schools in a southern state after chemical pollution sickened dozens of students for the second time in three months. The education ministry ordered 111 government schoo...
02:48, 06/25/2019

Malaysia's Anwar says he has support to become PM, decries sex tape 'gutter politics' Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim, jailed twice for what he says were trumped-up sodomy charges, said on Thursday he has the support needed to become prime minister and denied calling for a potential challenger to resign over a new gay sex scandal....
01:32, 07/18/2019

Judge rules graft charges to stand against Malaysia's Najib Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak has failed in his bid to have seven corruption charges against him dismissed as his trial enters its third week....
23:32, 04/28/2019

US probes Deutsche Bank over dealings with Malaysia's 1MDB fund US authorities are investigating whether Deutsche Bank violated foreign-corruption or anti-money-laundering laws. The probe is the latest in a series of regulatory and legal troubles afflicting the German lender....
08:32, 07/11/2019

Malaysia To Seed Clouds, Induce Rain As Smog Pollutes Air Malaysia prepared to seed clouds after air quality in parts of the country reached unhealthy levels due to smog from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia, an official said Monday....
14:32, 09/10/2019

Singapore lets firms apply for trademarks via mobile app Businesses can file for trademark protection with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore via a new mobile app, which aims to speed up the application process to 10 minutes from the current 60 minutes....
03:32, 08/21/2019

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as the low-lying island-state makes preparations to mitigate the impact of global warming....
10:00, 08/18/2019

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, says Donna Lu...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law may hurt innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
22:48, 05/08/2019

Singapore says drug smuggling worsens, even as hangings rise Drug trafficking into Singapore, which has some of the world's toughest drugs laws, has risen recently, the law minister said on Wednesday, and he defended capital punishment for serious drug crime as reflecting public support....
23:48, 07/31/2019

Singapore underscores need to build trust as AI continues to evolve Amidst concerns artificial intelligence will negatively impact human lives, the Singapore government advocates the need to build trust and for open industry collaboration so the necessary framework and guidelines can be established to safeguard publi...
22:16, 09/05/2019

Kentucky Man Convicted Of Leaking Singapore HIV Patient Data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdict Tuesday for Mikhy Farrera-Brochez of Winchester ...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Singapore, Sichuan firms ink partnerships in medtech and logistics Singapore medtech businesses are linking up with industry peers in Sichuan to enhance diagnostics and patient care, while local companies from other sectors look for opportunities in the Chinese province's transport and logistics sectors....
11:48, 09/04/2019

Singapore seeks public consult on 5G policies, deployment Country's industry regulator wants industry and public feedback on the regulatory framework it should put in place to facilitate the deployment of 5G network and services by 2020, including spectrum allocation and skills requirements....
01:16, 05/07/2019

Singapore's economy may grow just 1.5% this year, Moody's Analytics says Singapore's economy is set to grow between 1.5% and 2% this year, according to Steve Cochrane, chief Asia Pacific economist for Moody's Analytics....
07:16, 07/30/2019

Fitbit to partner with Singapore government on health initiative Fitbit Inc will collaborate with the Singapore government on a health initiative that involves the use of its fitness trackers, the company said on Wednesday....
07:32, 08/21/2019

'Revenge Porn', 'Cyber Flashing' Banned In Singapore Singapore's parliament passed a bill Monday that made distributing or threatening to distribute intimate images a crime, punishable up to five years in jail....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Sophie The Robot Whips Up Oodles Of Singapore Noodles A Singaporean engineering company has built a robot that can serve up a piping hot bowl of laksa, one of the city-state's most well-known dishes, in just 45 seconds....
10:48, 07/30/2019

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content. The Strait Times reports the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Singapore's 'Priciest Penthouse': $54 Million, 3 Floors, 5 Bedrooms British billionaire inventor James Dyson has paid a reported $54 million for Singapore's biggest, most expensive penthouse: a three-floor residence with a rooftop terrace, private pool, and jacuzzi....
02:48, 07/10/2019

Singapore programme to assess use of exoskeletons in rehabilitation care Led by Temasek Foundation and Trailblazer Foundation, the initiative will evaluate the use and scalability of exoskeletons in rehabilitation care across various healthcare institutions including a local hospital, nursing home, and stroke support grou...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Singapore to ban domestic elephant ivory trade from 2021 Singapore will ban the domestic trade in ivory from September 2021, the government said on Monday, shutting the door to an important end-market for poached elephant ivory....
00:32, 08/13/2019

'CBOE Options Institute at SGX’ Launches in Singapore December 9 CHICAGO, IL and SINGAPORE -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today launched the first international extension of the world-renowned CBOE Options Institute at Singapore Exchange (SGX) in a ceremony attended by C...
13:32, 05/01/2019