MALACCA: Three students miraculously survived in an accident after their car collided with a garbage truck along the Alor Gajah-Melaka Tengah Highway on Monday.
PETALING JAYA: Celebrity chef Maria Cordero wants to try her hand at Malaysian cuisine and put her own spin on local delicacies such as nasi lemak.
JAKARTA: A Banda Aceh-based motor trail community was touring inside a local forest in Indonesia’s westernmost province when the rider in the lead suddenly fell off his bike due to something on the trail in front of him.
KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is likely to call for an early general election.
TOKYO: An avalanche Monday killed seven Japanese high school students and a teacher on a mountain-climbing outing, and injured 40 more.
LONDON: The family of Kurt Cochran, the US tourist killed during a terror attack while in London with his wife to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, spoke on Monday of “a humbling and difficult experience”.
BEIJING: China’s drug problem is severe and growing, the government said Monday, with particularly sharp rises in the abuse and production of synthetic drugs which have become a major health concern worldwide.
SINGAPORE: A Singaporean couple who pleaded guilty to starving their maid were jailed and fined on Monday.
BEIJING: Checks are to be carried out on all kindergarten buses in a town in northern China after a boy fell to his death from a nursery school minibus, according to a newspaper report.
LAHORE: The trend of marriages between cousins, within a clan or caste should be discouraged as the number of children suffering from a group of genetic diseases, called Lysosomal Storage Disorder (LSD) in medical terminology, is on the rise.