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Nation 08 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Mum of rape victim to adopt child

KUCHING: The mother of the “finger rape” victim, who gave birth to a boy, will officially adopt the child, now three years old, as her own.

China 03 Jun 2015 | 6:32 PM

Angry China families demand access to boat disaster

SHANGHAI: Dozens of angry relatives of those missing in China’s cruise ship disaster clashed with authorities in Shanghai Wednesday, demanding answers and to be taken to the scene of the tragedy on the banks of the Yangtze.

Nation 08 Jun 2015 | 2:31 PM

Finger rape case: Groups want definition of rape to be amended soonest

KUCHING: Rights groups are urging the Government to amend the Penal Code's definition of rape by the end of this year.

Football 18 Jun 2015 | 9:12 PM

American passion growing along with rivalries, says Edu

(Reuters) - Having several times experienced the red-hot atmosphere of an 'Old Firm' derby with Scottish club Rangers, life back in the MLS could perhaps be a little tame for Maurice Edu.

India 03 Jun 2015 | 4:50 PM

India tests Nestle noodles nationwide in growing lead scare

NEW DELHI: India Wednesday tested packets nationwide of Nestle India’s instant noodles after high lead levels were found in batches in the country’s north amid a mounting food-safety scare, an official said.

World 18 Jun 2015 | 11:51 AM

US to put woman on new $10 bill

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2015 (AFP) - The US will put the image of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the lock that white male political heroes have on the greenback.

Nation 09 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Indians seek GST exemption for Hindu prayer items

INDIAN traders and businessmen have appealed for Hindu prayer and ritual items to be exempted from GST, Makkal Osai reported.

China 07 Jun 2015 | 10:58 AM

Toll in China ship tragedy rises past 400 as workers remember dead

JIANLI, China: Salvage and rescue personnel bowed their heads on Sunday morning as ship horns blared in tribute to the victims of China’s worst shipping disaster in nearly seven decades after the death toll reached 431.

TECH 15 Jun 2015 | 5:58 PM

India’s booming taxi-app firms endure bumpy ride

India’s ultra-competitive app-based taxi-hailing market has quickly become a multi-billion-dollar industry, but controversy surrounding safety, rejected licences and protesting cabbies threatens to slam the brakes on its spectacular rise.

World 01 Jun 2015 | 10:40 PM

Foreign governments, non-profits press China to revise draft NGO law

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Western governments and foreign non-profit groups are pressuring China to revise a proposed law they say would severely restrict the activities of non-government organisations, business groups and universities, according to people familiar with the matter.