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World 19 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Sri Lankans struggle to adapt to extreme floods and droughts

COLOMBO: During Sri Lanka’s May floods, rescue crews in Kiriella, a small town in Ratnapura district, spotted a remarkable sight.

World 16 May 2017 | 7:43 PM

U.S. allies seen cooperating despite alleged Trump secrets leak

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's alleged disclosure of highly classified information to Russia's foreign minister is unlikely to stop allies who share intelligence with Washington from cooperating, officials said on Tuesday.

Education 05 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Audiobooks see boom in digital age

CURLING up with a paperback may be a forgotten luxury for many thanks to today's busy lifestyles, but listening to a book on the go, while shopping or jogging, is fast becoming the new norm.

Nation 11 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian moneychangers await instructions from India

KUALA LUMPUR: Moneychangers nationwide will no longer buy or sell Rs500 or Rs1,000 (RM32 or RM65) notes, pending instructions from India.

World 03 Oct 2016 | 5:00 PM

Insured crabs, tea help China's farmers avoid extreme weather losses

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ma Rongda, a tea grower for nearly 30 years, knows how badly his business can be affected by extreme weather. But when heavy snow and cold hit his tea garden earlier this year, Ma was not as worried as he used to be.

Nation 18 Sep 2016 | 12:00 AM

A new China in the making

It was a case of chin up, chest out at the recently concluded CIFIT in Xiamen, with the doors swung wide open to foreign sophisticated industries and its private industries poised to venture out.

World 31 Aug 2016 | 6:10 PM

Maine governor's outburst tests limits of anger politics

(Editor's note: This story contains language that may offend some readers in the fourth paragraph)

Nation 14 Jul 2016 | 12:38 PM

MCA: Mob rule culture can drive investors away

PETALING JAYA: MCA has warned that street demonstrations and "mob rule culture" can drive investors away from Malaysia.

Environment 06 May 2016 | 1:14 AM

UN’s Ban says time to scale up action on climate change

WASHINGTON: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday said action on climate change must be faster and broader to turn the promises of the Paris deal on combatting global warming into concrete measures.

Nation 18 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

Govt to review Budget 2016 if oil remains at present price

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government will have to review Budget 2016 should the price of Brent Crude remain at current levels.