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Abdul Rahman: Separation of waste would help change lifestyle of M’sians

UMNO Supreme council member Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan delivering his speech during the UMNO Titiwangsa division agm at PWTC. AZMAN GHANI / The Star

PETALING JAYA: As Malaysians in seven states begin separating their household waste, they should also start thinking about excessive consumption, the root cause of the country’s rising volume of garbage.

Fuel prices down for September

PETALING JAYA: Petrol and diesel prices will drop by 10 sen and 15 sen per litre in September.

Regional

Jain fasting ban suspended

Ancient religion: A Jain Sadhu (Jain Nun) praying at the Jain Temple in the old quarter of New Delhi. — AFP

NEW DELHI: India’s Jain community scored a legal victory when the Supreme Court temporarily lifted a ban on the traditional ritual of Santhara, or fasting to death.

Explosions at factory in southern Japan

TOKYO, Sept 1, 2015 (AFP) - Explosions and fire hit an aluminium plating factory in southern Japan early Tuesday, although there was no immediate report of injuries, a fire official said.

World

Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

Pope Francis, framed by the water of a fountain, talks from the window during his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, August 30, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church's Holy Year to formally forgive women who have had abortions -- the Argentine pontiff's latest move towards a more open and inclusive church.

Greece's Syriza party lead shrinks further in election race - poll

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's Syriza party is on course to win 26 percent of votes in a snap election in September, just one point ahead of the conservative New Democracy party, a poll published by the Pulse for Action 24 television channel said on Tuesday.

Environment

Smaller of newborn panda twins dies

WASHINGTON: One of the two giant panda twins born at Washington’s Smithsonian National Zoo over the weekend died on Wednesday, turning unexpected joy to tragedy in a matter of days.

Education

English carnival, a runaway success

Together, we can: Choral speakers of SMK Bandar Tun Hussein Onn 2, Selangor, strike a pose with their teachers after they were announced national champs.

A national event to boost the global language saw the participation of students from various states pitting their skills in public speaking, storytelling and more.

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