ABOUT 300 children of Kampung Orang Asli Pos Betau in Sungai Koyan, Pahang, received backpacks filled with goodies from The Budimas Charitable Foundation.
UNKNOWN to many, the Sri Petaling area is known for its variety of food from hawker favourites to hotel dining.
SINGAPORE: A Singaporean couple was jailed for abusing a Myanmar maid after the pair force-fed her with a funnel, made her eat her own vomit and threatened to kill her family if she reported the maltreatment.
From KHEN HAN MING, Principal Consultant. J.K. Associates (security consultants).
AS THE March school holidays approach, Resorts World Genting promises to be a hive of activity this month.
SENTANI: A baby trapped under rubble after flash flooding destroyed his home in Papua province, Indonesia, has been reunited with his father after the disaster killed the rest of their family, officials said, as the death toll hit 77.
C’EST si bon (it is good) because the highly-anticipated annual French event is back with the 18th edition of Le French Festival (LFF).
MERMAIDS – legendary half-human, half-marine creatures – have fascinated people for centuries and inspired many “sightings”.
BANGKOK: Thai Navy SEALs re-entered the Tham Luang Cave complex – which had captured the international limelight last year during one of the world’s most intriguing and tense life-saving operations – to retrieve equipment used in the rescue operation.
SINGAPORE: In dorms on Singapore’s fringes or employers’ backrooms, a growing number of migrant workers are using poetry to shed light on their hidden struggles and reconnect with their roots.
JAKARTA: Commuting in Indonesia’s gridlocked capital will for some involve less frustration, sweat and fumes when its first subway line opens later this month.
BEIJING: Authorities in China have arrested almost 13,000 “terrorists” in Xinjiang since 2014, the government says, in a policy paper defending its controversial de-radicalisation measures for Muslims in the restive far western region.
BEIJING: Declining birthrates in China were a top concern for some national legislators and political advisers attending the annual two sessions, which concluded last week, and they called for various measures to encourage couples to have children.
MITSUI Outlet Park KLIA Sepang (MOP KLIA), Japan’s branded factory outlet shopping mall, hosted a prize-giving ceremony for its grand prize winners to conclude its “Spend & Win a Car” and “Catch & Win” contests.
BEIJING: China’s capital will complete the main construction of two forests with a total area of 35,000sq m by the end of this August at core locations in the city, said the Beijing Gardening and Greening Bureau.
A FORMIDABLE field has been announced for the Maybank Championship at Saujana Golf & Country Club in Shah Alam, Selangor, taking place from March 21 to 24.
Over 400 participants from 22 groups consisting of primary schools and running clubs were involved in a one-day meet at the National Sports Council training track in Bukit Jalil.
SEOUL: South Korean police sought an arrest warrant for a K-pop star accused of filming and distributing illicit sex videos in a burgeoning scandal that has rocked the country’s music industry.
JAKARTA: Indonesia summoned Canberra’s ambassador after an Australian senator blamed last week’s mosque attacks by a white supremacist in New Zealand on immigration.
BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to Italy, Monaco and France this week, the foreign ministry said, with Rome expected to join his global trade infrastructure programme despite reservations in other European countries.