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Nation 11 Sep 2017 | 10:56 AM

Another rabies-infected area declared in Sarawak

KUCHING: Taman Alamanda Indah at Jalan Matang here is the latest to be declared a rabies-infected area by the Sarawak government.

World 11 Sep 2017 | 11:55 AM

Caribbean faces hard road to recovery after Irma's ravages

VARADERO, Cuba (Reuters) - From Cuba to Antigua, Caribbean islanders began counting the cost of Hurricane Irma on Sunday after the brutal storm left a trail of death, destruction and chaos from which the tourist-dependent region could take years to recover.

World 11 Sep 2017 | 12:15 PM

After Irma, tourists party and Cubans take a dip in flooded streets

VARADERO, Cuba (Reuters) - In the wake of Hurricane Irma, foreign tourists partied in the coastal resort of Varadero and some Cubans swam in the flooded streets of central Havana, both glad that the deadly storm's damage to the island of 11 million people had not been worse.

Business 11 Sep 2017 | 12:52 PM

HSS Engineers group gets consultancy job for Iskandar water project

KUALA LUMPUR: HSS Engineers Bhd’s (HEB) associate, HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd, has been appointed by Pengurusan Aset Air Bhd as the engineering consultant for the upgrading of high-priority water distribution system for the Iskandar Malaysia region.

World 11 Sep 2017 | 1:12 PM

Powerful hurricanes to fuel demands from island nations at climate talks

WASHINGTON/OSLO (Reuters) - Devastation from Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean will sharpen the demands from small island nations that top fossil-fuel consumers help them cope with damage attributable to climate change, according to representatives of some of those countries.

World 11 Sep 2017 | 1:16 PM

Insurers ache for qualified inspectors after U.S. hurricanes

(Reuters) - Insurers are scrambling to find inspectors in Texas and Florida after fierce hurricanes battered the states one after the other, causing tens of billions of dollars' worth of property damage in less than two weeks.

Business 11 Sep 2017 | 2:06 PM

George Kent wins HK water meter tender again

KUALA LUMPUR: George Kent (M) Bhd has bagged a contract to deliver water meters to Hong Kong’s Water Supplies Department (WSD) for the second time.

World 11 Sep 2017 | 3:35 PM

Gunmen kill four in sectarian attack in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Gunmen in southwestern Pakistan killed four members of a Shi'ite Muslim Hazara family, including a 12-year-old boy, on Sunday, in the latest sectarian attack on the minority community, a senior police official said.

Metro News 11 Sep 2017 | 4:00 PM

Banking on rivers’ potential

RIDING a gondola in Venice, Italy, is a must for anyone visiting the floating city. The activity is so popular that other cities of the world with living rivers are also banking on this golden tourism tool to create their very own water city.

World 11 Sep 2017 | 4:39 PM

U.N. Security Council unanimously steps up sanctions on North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea on Monday over the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test conducted on Sept. 3, imposing a ban on the country's textile exports and capping imports of crude oil.