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Nothing to see here: A security guard closing the door to the venue at MIECC after the event organisers cleared the location. (inset) Another security guard holding up a notice on the concert’s cancellation.
Outpouring support: Azrul (right) embracing Paul as a sign of peace after presenting a bouquet to Victoria (left) at the Community of Praise Church at Taman Medan. — MUHAMAD SHAHRIL ROSLI / The Star
Delicious snack: Liow (centre) having a taste of ‘kompyang’ at Sungai Pelek. With him are (from left) Selangor MCA vice-chairman Tan Chong Seng, national Youth chairman Senator Chong Sin Woon, Selangor MCA secretary Ng Chok Sin and biscuit shop owner Teng Song Ho.
Proof of age: Othman showing his MyKad at his house in Kampung Tanah Liat.

Concertgoers upset over 11th hour cancellation

Taman Medan church chooses to forgive and forget disruption

More direct flights from China

Farmer, 103, all excited about the polls


Sabahan family safe in quake-hit Kathmandu

KOTA KINABALU: A Sabahan family, stranded at a resort about 14km from Kathmandu during the devastating earthquake, is safe in the capital.

Tar balls found at turtle breeding area

Environmental hazard: Some of the sticky tar balls found on the Lang Tengah beach. — Photo courtesy of Lang Tengah Turtle Watch

PETALING JAYA: An unusual amount of sticky tar balls have been found washed up along the shores of the Lang Tengah beach, one of the country’s sea turtle breeding grounds.


Nepal hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off

HONG KONG (AFP) - Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts Sunday to help earthquake-hit Nepal, but blocked roads, downed power lines and overcrowded hospitals posed formidable challenges in an already poor country.

Choppers reach Everest to rescue avalanche victims

MOUNT EVEREST, Nepal: Helicopters began landing at Mount Everest base camp on Sunday to rescue victims of an avalanche that has killed at least 14 people, according to an AFP correspondent at the scene.


Insight - Pakistan military's move on Karachi seen part of 'creeping coup'

A bird flies over a shrine as the sun sets in Karachi December 31, 2014. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The chief of Pakistan's main spy agency is spearheading a campaign to wrest control of the teeming port city of Karachi from a powerful political party, the military's latest, and some say boldest, foray into civilian life in recent years.

Rescue teams airlift climbers stranded at high altitude on Everest

A boy injured in an earthquake looks out from the window of a hospital as bodies are brought in a day after the earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal April 26, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Mountain rescue teams, helped by clear weather, used helicopters to airlift climbers stranded for two days at high altitude on Mount Everest after a powerful earthquake triggered an avalanche that killed at least 17 people.Romanian climber Alex Gavan said on Twitter that three helicopters had reached camps 1 and 2, which are at altitudes of more than 6,000 metres (20,000 feet). Each helicopter is only capable of carrying two climbers due to the thin air, Gavan said from base camp.


Planting seeds of English

Field job: Devraj Sathivelu getting a feel of the local way of life.

A group of youth comes together to help uplift the lives of local Bario folk, bridging the gap between two diverse communities.


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