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Metro News 28 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

‘Make fire safety a priority’

INSTALLING smoke detectors outside bedrooms at home, carrying a mini fire extinguisher in the vehicle and placing a spare house key in a strategic location are some precautions the public can take if they need to safely escape from a fire.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 9:20 PM

Attorneys ask court to intervene against U.S. over migrant kids' detention conditions

SAN FRANCISCO/CLINT, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old Honduran migrant described babies sleeping on a cold floor. A teen mother said her sick baby was unable to open her eyes but no one responded to her pleas for help for two days. Another teenager took charge of a 5-year-old stranger because the child was very upset and had no one else after being separated from her father.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

'I told him not to' go, mother of drowned Salvadoran migrant laments

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - The mother of a Salvadoran man who drowned with his young daughter while trying to reach U.S. soil, becoming a global symbol of the perils of migration, said she had urged her son not to leave, fearing danger would meet him on the long journey north.

TECH 27 Jun 2019 | 6:00 AM

Selfies: five times more deadly than shark attacks

Selfies, which have become a global sensation in the last decade or so, have remarkably killed five times more people than shark attacks.

AseanPlus News 27 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Collapsed dreams of workers

Sihanoukville: When Sam Sok took a US$6-a-day job as a construction labourer in Sihanoukville, she knew it could be dangerous, but the deaths of 28 workers in a building collapse – with her nephew among the missing – has laid bare the risks many like her face to earn a living.She left her eight-year-old son with neighbours more than 100km away, one of thousands pushed by poverty seeking to cash in on the once sleepy seaside town’s Chinese-funded construction boom.

Nation 27 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Water sources near Orang Asli village mostly pollution-free

PETALING JAYA: Tests have confirmed that the water sources near Kampung Kuala Koh are mostly free from pollution except for high levels of iron and manganese, says an expert.Water quality specialist Dr Zaki Zainudin said samples taken from the water sources near the Orang Asli settlement showed that the water was “relatively clean”.

Metro News 27 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Mayor: No protection for MBPJ wrongdoers

“WE WILL not protect wrongdoers,” Petaling Jaya mayor Datuk Mohd Sayuthi Bakar affirms.

World 26 Jun 2019 | 10:40 PM

'Dozens' killed in foiled Ethiopia coup attempt - regional government

BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Dozens of people were killed in fighting during a foiled coup by a rogue state militia in Ethiopia's Amhara region at the weekend, the regional government spokesman said on Wednesday, the first official report of significant clashes.

World 26 Jun 2019 | 10:27 PM

Photo of drowned migrants triggers fight over Trump asylum clampdown

MATAMOROS, Mexico (Reuters) - A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a U.S. political debate over President Donald Trump's asylum policies.

World 26 Jun 2019 | 7:54 PM

EU court orders countries take hard line on air quality

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's top court ruled on Wednesday that cities needed to act if pollution levels were exceeded in a single black spot rather than based on an average across a region, taking a hard line in a case brought by Brussels residents.