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Remains of businesswoman shot dead cremated

6:22 PM GEORGE TOWN: The remains of businesswoman Ruby Lee Poh Ai, who was shot dead while driving in Taman Pekaka 1, Gelugor, on Tuesday were cremated at Batu Gantung Crematorium, here, Saturday.

According to an eye-witness at the scene which happened at 11am, the man suddenly stopped his car at the side of the road and started shouting that he had a bomb in the car.

Perak cops detain man who shouted 'bomb in car'

PARIT: A 30-year-old man was arrested by police for causing panic when he allegedly shouted that he had a "bomb" in his car at a traffic light junction Bota Kiri, near here Saturday.

Farmer accused of raping 13-year-old niece, gets her pregnant

KOTA KINABALU: A farmer has been arrested for allegedly raping his niece since she was 13, resulting in her now being pregnant at the age of 15.

List of most despised airline behaviours revealed

JAKARTA: Travel website expedia.com recently released the results of their Airplane Etiquette study, which specifically focused on 1,005 American travelers aged 18 and over, and the behaviours that bothered them. Among all the bad habits, there was one clear antagonist, "the seat kicker".

Firemen carrying out investigations at the scene

Two burnt to death in taxi on Penang second bridge

NIBONG TEBAL: The charred remains of two people were found in a taxi that caught fire near 2.7Km on the second bridge on Saturday.

Australian teen Oli Wardrope, 14, pulled out a carpet python from under a car in a video that has gone viral. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/YOGI MCDOUGALL.

Just another day for Australian teen who pulls out snake from under car

CANBERRA: For this 14-year-old Australian boy, extracting a snake from under a car before school is all in a day's work.

North Korea evades sanctions with network of overseas companies - U.N. report

(Reuters) - North Korea is evading international sanctions with a sophisticated network of overseas companies, enabled partly by its continued access to the international banking system, says a forthcoming United Nations report seen by Reuters.

Wee Teong Boo, 66, was charged with raping a female patient and molesting her at his Bedok clinic in 2015.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW.

Doctor, 66, charged with raping and molesting female patient, 23

SINGAPORE: A general practitioner was charged on Friday with raping a female patient and molesting her at his clinic in 2015.

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Divorced Chinese women stare death in the face to regain control of their lives

BEIJING: A divorcee in southwest China has started a down-to-earth movement that helps women recover from failed marriages by lying in mock graves to combat suicidal thoughts as they recover from their heartbreak, a national newspaper reported.

A daughter’s sorrow: Cassandra (in white) breaks down at her mother’s wake at the Batu Gantung funeral parlour in Penang.

Children of slain victim bid tearful farewell at wake

GEORGE TOWN: The daughter of businesswoman Ruby Lee Poh Ai, who was gunned down hitman-style, has returned from overseas where she is studying to pay her last respects to her mother.

‘Laughter and smiles stopped after the abduction’

PETALING JAYA: Murdered transgender Sameera Krishnan had always been generous with her smiles and laughter until one fateful day in February 2015.

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