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Mara orders wider probe

Broader definition of rape to be tabled soon

Stick to the facts, media told

KL cabbies the world’s worst, says UK website

Nation

Wee: Don’t kill tour industry with bad news

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is being painted in a bad light, and this is affecting tourist arrivals and foreign investments, says new Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong (pic).

Cashless toll payments at five plazas

GEORGE TOWN: Toll payment will go cashless at five toll plazas in Penang and Kedah from Sept 9.

Regional

Chan is world’s No.2 highest paid actor

Wise lifestyle: Despite his wealth, Chan advocates frugality. — AFP

CHINESE actor Datuk Jackie Chan (pic) made it to this year’s Forbes highest paid celebrities list. At 38th position, Chan is the world’s second highest paid actor, pocketing US$50mil (RM187mil) in pre-tax earnings, second only to US actor Robert Downey Jr, who made the eighth spot with US$80mil (RM300mil).

Crackdown threatens Thailand’s fishing industry

New rules: Migrant workers holding up their identity cards as a Thai officer checks them at a port in Samut Songkhram province. — Reuters

BANGKOK: Around 5,000 Thai fishing boats have stopped operating out of fear they will be prosecuted over new rules, a fisheries body said, as authorities crackdown to avoid a European Union ban on fish products.

World

Saudi-led planes attack Yemen capital, six reported killed

Smoke billows from the site of a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa July 2, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

SANAA (Reuters) - Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed targets in the Yemeni capital on Friday, residents said, and sources in the country's dominant Houthi militia reported at least six people including a woman and child were killed.

France refuses asylum request by Wikileaks founder Assange

A supporter of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange holds a placard with his mouth during a gathering outside the Ecuador embassy in London, Britain June 19, 2015. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

PARIS (Reuters) - France on Friday rejected a request for asylum by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Environment

Education

The demand for English

Top notch facilities: UCSI International School’s Bandar Springhill campus is fully equipped with the latest learning tools.

GOOD teachers who are proficient in English are being sought after, with some international schools offering huge monthly salaries and perks to attract the cream of the crop.

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