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Minister becomes teacher for a day

1,000 lose homes to blaze


Society launches project to easily identify neutered animals

Improved solution: Soong (second from right) holding a scanner to show a microchipped dog’s unique identification number during the introduction of the TNR-M programme at De Garden, Ipoh.

IPOH: The Ipoh Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) has started a pilot project to encou­rage microchipping of pets and strays.

Lee touched and honoured to receive inaugural award

Honoured: Alwi (left) presenting the Tokoh Pertubuhan Kebangsaan award to Lee. Looking on is the Local Government, Water Supply, Water Resources, Energy, and Non-Governmental Bodies Committee chairman Datuk Badrol Hisham Hashim.

JITRA: Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye has been awarded the inaugural Tokoh Pertubuhan Kebangsaan in recognition of his commitment to society and the country’s development.


The 'water mafias' that suck Karachi dry

Karachi (AFP) - The moment they saw the city water tanker stop in their neighbourhood, Mohammed and Nayla rushed towards it. That day, the water was free -- a rare event in Karachi, where organised gangs siphon it off to sell to thirsty residents.

Bangladesh beefs up safety for foreigners following IS attacks

DHAKA: Bangladesh stepped up security for foreign diplomats and citizens after the killing of two fo­reigners within a week in attacks claimed by Islamic State, which has vowed similar further assaults in the Muslim-majority nation.


UK crime agency authorised to seize cash from Nigeria ex-oil minister - court

Nigeria's  Diezani Alison-Madueke speaks at the annual IHS CERAWeek conference in Houston, Texas March 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) obtained court permission on Monday to temporarily seize 27,000 pounds from a former Nigerian oil minister embroiled in a financial scandal, a court official in London said.

Afghan forces called for air strike in Kunduz - U.S. general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Afghan forces asked for U.S. air support while fighting the Taliban in Kunduz shortly before an air strike resulted in the deaths of civilians there, the American commander of international forces in Afghanistan said on Monday.


How are we helping the Sumatran rhino suvive?

With Sumatran rhinos deemed to be extinct in the wild in Malaysia, the only hope for the species rests with the remaining population found in Sumatra. A new study has provided vital information on where on the island these rhinos are distributed, so conservation efforts can zero in on the sites.


Ticket to their dreams

Sunway University and Sunway College Public Relations director Jerrine Koay (back row, fifth from left) with the Star Education Fund recipients who will be studying at Sunway University.

Thankful for the scholarships they received from institutions of higher learning in the country, there’s nothing now to stop the 160 recipients of the Star Education Fund from focusing on their studies and achieving their objectives.


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