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World 18 Jan 2015 | 7:50 PM

French truckers plan road blockages as wage talks loom

PARIS (Reuters) - French truck drivers plan on blockages to disrupt traffic on key roads starting from Sunday evening as union members said they were preparing for a tough fight to secure a 5 percent pay rise at Tuesday's wage talks.

World 13 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Fast test catches heart blockages, U.S. study shows

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new kind of scan might be able to find blocked arteries quicker and with less trouble than existing tests, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday.

TECH 18 Jul 2016 | 4:14 AM

Coup bid in Turkey carried live on social media despite blockages

The attempted military coup in Turkey exploded across social media late on July 15 despite restricted access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube during the first hours of the putsch.

Letters 07 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

Tackle blockages to prevent floods

From THOMAS FOO of Subang Jaya

Nation 06 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

What a load of rubbish!

Malaysians continue to dump all kinds of garbage into the public sewerage system – either flushing it down the toilet or throwing them into manholes. This stubborn habit has led to more cases of blockages in public sewerage pipes over the past few years, and more money down the drain to unclog the mess.

Technology 29 Feb 2016 | 9:21 AM

Indonesia says Internet giants need to pay tax or face blockages

Global Internet-based firms could have their services blocked in Indonesia if they do not obtain "permanent establishment" status in the country and pay Indonesian tax, government officials said.

Community 26 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Shophouse residents upset over blockages, noise pollution

RESIDENTS at the Bangunan Dirgahayu shophouse in Batu Lintang Road, Kuching, are angry with an air-conditioner service shop on the ground floor for operating in a callous manner.

Nation 04 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Cleaning the unseen

From the tidak apa attitude of users to financial gaps, former Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK) chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Kadir Mohd Din tells Sunday Star about the challenges in dealing with the five million cubic metres of sewage produced by Malaysians every day.

Nation 06 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Millions wasted to unclog sewerage pipes blocked from consumers’ rubbish, says IWK

PETALING JAYA: Millions of ringgit are going down the drain to unclog public sewerage pipes. This is because Malaysians continue to dump rubbish into the system.

Health 12 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Scanning the heart

Until recently, detecting arterial blockages have mostly required invasive methods like angiography. But now, an ultra-fast CT scanner can help doctors reach a diagnosis much quicker. HOOI YOU CHING reports.