SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea are struggling to narrow differences over the share of the cost of maintaining U.S. troops after a U.S. demand for a 50 percent increase in the South's contribution, a South Korean lawmaker said on Tuesday.
The Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) workers' union supports the move to have the state government take over the utilty company's management, with union president Azhar M.Y. Ahmad saying all members as well as SESB employees were happy with the move.
PETALING JAYA: There is no pressure on Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) when they make their debut in the AFC Champions League this season.
The corruption trial for businessman Datuk Tan Eng Boon, who was implicated in the case of former Federal Territories minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, will be heard at the Sessions Court after prosecution withdraws application to transfer case to high court.
SEREMBAN: Police have detained a Pakistani to assist in their probe into the murder of a 31-year-old woman in Taman Permai 3 near here.
MANILA (Reuters) - Senators in the Philippines on Tuesday joined activists and child protection groups in condemning a lower house move to reduce the age of criminal liability from 15 to nine, calling it extreme and unjust.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised on Tuesday to investigate violence against civilians who joined protests and punish any misconduct by security forces, as the country's rights commission said civilians were being systematically tortured.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ten crew died and another 10 were missing presumed dead in a fire that broke out on two ships while they were transferring fuel in the Black Sea, Russia's Transport Ministry said on Tuesday.
SIBU: Another parent lodges police report claiming her son was physically abused by an illegal babysitter in Permai Jaya, in Sibu, Sarawak.
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): A stepfather, who pleaded guilty to two counts of raping his stepdaughter, will spend 24 years in jail and to be whipped 20 times.
A claim that onions can kill the flu virus was shared over 400,000 times on the social media app.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) said on Tuesday security forces instigated systematic torture of residents following violent protests that erupted last week, sparked by a steep hike in the price of fuel.
KUANTAN: Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail has told Lim Guan Eng to act in a manner befitting his position after the Finance Minister issued a statement on the state's debt.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will hold its largest ever investigation into sexual abuse in sports, its human rights watchdog said on Tuesday, after an Olympic speed skating star accused her former coach of abuse triggered a wave of similar accounts from athletes.
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, continuing a war of words between Rome and Paris, said on Monday that France had no interest in bringing calm to violence-ravaged Libya because of its energy interests.
KUALA LUMPUR: A mobile phone shop assistant was sentenced to five months in jail and fined RM7,000 in default of seven months jail by a magistrate's court here for driving recklessly, resulting in damage to five vehicles last week.
(Reuters) - Indian captain Virat Kohli capped a memorable 2018 season by becoming the first to win the International Cricket Council's (ICC) cricketer, test and one-day international (ODI) player of the year awards, the ICC said on Tuesday.
GEORGE TOWN: Traffic on the Penang Bridge is already at a standstill and is expected to worsen, especially for mainland-bound commuters during peak hour as efforts to recover the wreckage a sports utility vehicle continue.
PETALING JAYA: A third suspect has been arrested in connection with a fireworks mishap where eight people were hospitalised during the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur.
SINGAPORE: Singapore’s finance minister said next month’s budget will focus on infrastructure spending, health care for an aging population, and helping businesses transition to a digital economy.